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Profund Advisors LLC Has $877000 Position in Discover Financial Services (DFS)

19 May 2017

It now has negative earnings. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

Shifting the focus to some ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) numbers, Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS)'s ROIC is 0.111227. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 98,905 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $6,379,372.50. Corporate insiders own 1.07% of the company's stock. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 1,900 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $107,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the period. So is with Discover Financial Services. Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, Discover Financial Services recorded a 52-week high of $73.64. 5,000 shares valued at $124,400 were sold by Kirwan Jeff on Tuesday, May 16.

On 4/3/2017 David W. Nelms, CEO, sold 15,000 with an average share price of $67.93 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,018,950.00. Discover Financial Services's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 20.76%.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.35, from 0.88 in 2016Q3. 321.61 million shares or 0.07% more from 321.39 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

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Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Korea has invested 0.28% of its portfolio in Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS). Voya Investment Mgmt Ltd holds 1.98 million shares.

For a total return analysis, there is the 11.30% return on equity and the 21.60% return on assets to consider. (NASDAQ:CRUS). Savings Bank Of Montreal Can accumulated 0.01% or 154,591 shares.

03/29/2017 - Rafferty Capital Markets began new coverage on Discover Financial Services giving the company a "hold" rating. Shamrock Asset Management Limited Liability Co holds 321 shares. Elkfork Partners LLC increased its stake in Discover Financial Services by 49.4% in the first quarter. Taylor Philip also sold $4.39 million worth of Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) shares.

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP)'s latest quote $28.07 0.44 0.75 will find technical support in $27.74/share and a breakdown below this region would be a significantly bearish signal for Great Plains Energy Incorporated traders. Discover Financial Services's dividend payout ratio is presently 20.76%. Conning owns 10,937 shares. It has by 0.00% the S&P500. Its share have plunged by -17% in percentage terms since the start of the year - and retreated -8.3% in the last month. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG cut Discover Financial Services from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and dropped their price target for the company from $87.00 to $71.00 in a research note on Monday, May 1st. The P/E Ratio measures its current share price relative to its per-share earnings. The Company's Direct Banking segment includes consumer banking and lending products, specifically Discover-branded credit cards issued to individuals and small businesses on the Discover Network and other consumer banking products and services.

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Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) opened at 60.17 on Wednesday. Therefore 67% are positive. Discover Financial Services has a 52 week low of $50.32 and a 52 week high of $74.33. The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $73.40. On average, analysts anticipate that Discover Financial Services will post $6.02 EPS for the current fiscal year. CIBC now has an outperform rating on the financial services provider's stock. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, January 8 by M Partners. Deutsche Bank maintained Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) rating on Thursday, February 18. Wedbush set a $78.00 price target on Discover Financial Services and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, January 25th. The stock of Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, October 13 by Barclays Capital. As per Saturday, September 5, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, December 22 by Evercore.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $1.62 and $1.38 respectively. The financial services provider reported $1.43 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.42 by $0.01. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. The stock's average target of $12.50 is 908.06% above today's ($1.24) share price. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Oppenheimer given on Wednesday, August 5. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, October 21. The firm has "Top Pick" rating given on Thursday, January 28 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, April 20 with "Buy". DA Davidson has "Buy" rating and $63 target. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Monday, July 11. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 20 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS) has "Underperform" rating given on Friday, November 20 by Mizuho.

Sprott Inc, which manages about $3.27 billion and $1.17B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Pretium Res Inc (NYSE:PVG) by 395,587 shares to 2.94 million shares, valued at $24.20 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. Private Advisor Ltd Liability, a New Jersey-based fund reported 8,419 shares. Concert Wealth Management Inc invested in 0.11% or 6,741 shares. Chevy Chase Tru Hldg, Maryland-based fund reported 738,168 shares. Littelfuse Inc (NASDAQ:LFUS) was raised too.

The stock decreased 0.80% or $0.01 on May 18, reaching $1.24.

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