Technical Analysis for DFS - Discover Financial Services

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
B 129.27 1.93% 2.45
DFS closed up 1.93 percent on Friday, October 15, 2021, on approximately normal volume. The stock rose above its 50 day moving average, improving its intermediate-term outlook by crossing above that important trendline.
Earnings due: Oct 19
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Trend Table & Recent EOD Trading Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Up
Historical DFS trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish 0.00%
MACD Bullish Signal Line Cross Bullish 0.00%
Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 0.00%
Three Weeks Tight Range Contraction 0.00%
Multiple of Ten Bearish Other 0.00%
Gapped Up Strength 0.00%
Crossed Above 20 DMA Bullish 1.93%
Cup with Handle Other 1.93%
Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 1.93%
Inside Day Range Contraction 1.93%
Older End-of-Day Signals for DFS ...

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Discover Financial Services Description

Discover Financial Services, a bank holding company, provides direct banking and payment services in the United States. It operates in two segments, Direct Banking and Payment Services. The Direct Banking segment offers Discover card-branded credit cards to individuals and small businesses on the Discover Network. This segment also provides other consumer banking products and services, including private student loans, personal loans, home loans, and prepaid cards; and other consumer lending and deposit products, such as certificates of deposit, money market accounts, online savings accounts, and individual retirement account certificates of deposit. The Payment Services segment operates PULSE, an automated teller machine, debit, and electronic funds transfer network; and Diners Club, a global payments network, as well as a network partners business, which includes credit, debit, and prepaid cards issued on the Discover Network by third parties. Discover Financial Services has a strategic alliance Network International LLC that will allow acceptance of Mercury Network Cards on Discover, Diners Club International, and PULSE networks for international purchases and cash access outside of the United Arab Emirates. The company was incorporated in 1960 and is based in Riverwoods, Illinois.


Sector: Financial Services
Industry: Credit Services
Keywords: S&P 500 Bank Deposit Products Payment Systems Payment Services Student Loan Credit Cards Electronic Funds Transfer Debit Card Consumer Banking Products Mercury Diner Electronic Funds Transfer Network E Payment Services Global Payments Discover Financial Payment Cards

Is DFS a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 135.63
52 Week Low 60.42
Average Volume 1,407,721
200-Day Moving Average 111.93
50-Day Moving Average 127.02
20-Day Moving Average 126.56
10-Day Moving Average 126.78
Average True Range 3.92
ADX 9.97
+DI 22.49
-DI 23.27
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 120.57
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 129.23
Upper Bollinger Bands 131.81
Lower Bollinger Band 121.32
Percent B (%b) 0.76
BandWidth 8.29
MACD Line 0.41
MACD Signal Line 0.31
MACD Histogram 0.0984
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 39.62 Billion
Num Shares 306 Million
EPS 3.28
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 39.44
Price-to-Sales 2.22
Price-to-Book 2.69
PEG Ratio 0.14
Dividend 1.76
Dividend Yield 1.36%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 133.08
Resistance 3 (R3) 133.10 131.86 132.45
Resistance 2 (R2) 131.86 130.89 131.85 132.23
Resistance 1 (R1) 130.56 130.29 131.21 130.54 132.02
Pivot Point 129.32 129.32 129.64 129.31 129.32
Support 1 (S1) 128.02 128.35 128.67 128.00 126.52
Support 2 (S2) 126.78 127.75 126.77 126.31
Support 3 (S3) 125.48 126.78 126.10
Support 4 (S4) 125.46