Log in
E-mail
Password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON

4-Traders Homepage  >  Equities  >  Nyse  >  Discover Financial Services    DFS

SummaryQuotesChartsNewsAnalysisCalendarCompanyFinancialsConsensusRevisions 
Business Summary
Logo Discover Financial Service
Operates as a bank holding company

Discover Financial Services is a direct banking and payment services company.

It operates through its subsidiaries, Discover Bank and Discover Home Loans, Inc. The company operates through two segments: Direct Banking and Payment Services.

The 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, including private student loans, personal loans, home loans, prepaid cards and other consumer lending and deposit products.

The Payment Services segment includes PULSE, Diners Club and the company's network partners business, which includes credit, debit and prepaid cards issued on the Discover Network by third parties.

This segment also includes the business operations of Diners Club Italy, which primarily consist of issuing Diners Club charge cards.

Discover Financial Services was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Riverwoods, IL.

Number of employees : 15 036 persons.
Sales per Businesses
20142015Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
Direct Banking9,29697.6%9,72497.8% +4.6%
Payment Services315.003.3%278.002.8% -11.75%
Sales per Regions
20142015Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States9,611100.9%10,002100.6% +4.07%
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
David Nelms551998Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Roger Hochschild502004President & Chief Operating Officer
R. Mark Graf512011Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
Glenn P. Schneider541993Chief Information Officer & Executive VP
Gregory Case532007Independent Director
Jeffrey S. Aronin, MBA482007Independent Director
Mary K. Bush, MBA672007Independent Director
Larry A. Weinbach762007Lead Independent Director
Michael H. Moskow, PhD782007Independent Director
Thomas Gus Maheras532008Independent Director
Equities
Vote QuantityFloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Share A 1 560,353,346 389,910,661 69.6% 165,954,687 29.6% 69.5%
Share B 0 575,000 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 25,122,053 6.34%
Boston Partners Global Investors, Inc. 16,574,758 4.19%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 15,634,066 3.95%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc. 15,447,833 3.90%
JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc. 9,021,332 2.28%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) 8,940,004 2.26%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. 8,322,043 2.10%
LSV Asset Management 7,015,656 1.77%
BlackRock Advisors LLC 5,502,924 1.39%
Massachusetts Financial Services Co. 5,453,061 1.38%
Sector
Financials
Banking & Investment Services
 Banking Services
  Consumer Lending
   Consumer Lending - NEC
Advertisement
Sector Consumer Lending - NEC
1st jan.Capitalization (M$)
DISCOVER FINANCIAL SER..27.53%26 969
SYNCHRONY FINANCIAL17.26%29 436
ALLY FINANCIAL INC5.31%9 295
ACOM CO., LTD.-3.01%7 651
BAJAJ FINANCE LTD-80.66%7 251
PROVIDENT FINANCIAL PL..-15.71%5 303
NAVIENT CORP48.73%5 162
INDIABULLS HOUSING FIN..1.34%4 563
LIC HOUSING FINANCE LI..10.92%4 175
SAMSUNG CARD CO LTD--.--%4 111
AEON FINANCIAL SERVICE..-28.81%3 763
CREDIT SAISON CO., LTD..-10.15%3 461
SHRIRAM TRANSPORT FINA..3.95%3 078
ONEMAIN HOLDINGS INC-48.60%3 012
GROUP LEASE PUBLIC COM..--.--%2 652
GENTERA SAB DE CV-6.15%2 481
MAHINDRA & MAHINDRA FI..12.28%2 319
ZENKOKU HOSHO CO LTD-7.77%2 252
FIRSTCASH INC23.30%2 239
CHOLAMANDALAM INVESTME..44.17%2 096
LENDINGCLUB CORP-48.60%2 082
Sector Consumer Lending - NEC
Discover Financial Service : Connections
Discover Financial Services
2500 Lake Cook Road
Riverwoods, IL 60015

Phone : +1.224.405.0900
Web : www.discoverfinancial.com
© 2016 People , Fundamentals and Ownership