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The Company is in the business of credit card issuer and electronic payment services.
Last senior officer open market buy way back in 2008. Serious deterioration in the technicals and I use some 600 day indicators available at http:www.stockcharts.com. more than the shorter term indicators available at all charting sites. Long term does matter more than short term but short term shouldn't be totally ignored.
Looks like a solid dividend growth stock.
Slow, steady growth biting at the ankles of oversized banks.
This is on a pullback. This company has an impressive performance v. S&P on the 5 year chart. Also, as others have said, they provide great customer service. When given a choice, it's the only card I use.
Best customer service in the industry will win out over time as they expand to offer more products
Why you ask? Here's why, I say: I have owned and used credit cards for the past 30+ years. Discover is far and away the most inexpensive, user-friendly, dependable, and rewarding card in my wallet. It beats out Amex, visa, M/C, and all the others. Extrapolating my experience, it stands to reason that a company that provides superior satisfaction to its customers will prosper over time. Plus, the payout ratio on their dividend is quite low, implying room to grow the dividend. Happy Investing!
Plastic is king, EM growth, Ignored by many researchers
I expect at least a point a week from this stock, for the next five years.
Fewer legacy costs than big banks offering cards means higher ROI than competitors. One of the two top card franchises as a recognizable brand.
lowest P/E and highest dividend yield of all the card companies
Discover is somewhat of a sleeper bank that is growing at the ground level among consumers. It consistently scores well for customer satisfaction and is well positioned for macro-level trends. Millennials love them and will be money makers for years to come.
Seems to go up. ROE.
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***** HOLD ****I bought this in 2010 around 25 but sold, I regret it. 1) P/E - 10.29 and dividend 1.5%2) Treating this as parallel to Visa. There activity increased during this 2 year period and believe it will continue to fare better - by cash backs, promotions and transfers.3) Worried about there Cash Flow decrease I guess this is due to increase in divvy.Long term play 5 -10 years. Apart from WFC this financial should be allocated in Financial portfolio's (as Large Cap Growth)
Operating Margin over 59% on 8.9million by anyone's standards is excellent and an anticpated growth of 8% annually. The battle for credit card domination continues. I like Discover.
Great financial stock, the disocver bank has been expanding in addition to the discovery credit card
Great room for growth, a lending arm, and deals with online payment providers will set it apart from its competitors.
Discover has been in the business of credit cards for around 25 years now. Despite being one of the smaller competitors (in comparison to Visa and MasterCard), Discover seems to have a lot going for it. They have fantastic customer loyalty and their new Discover IT card is, to say the least, a great deal! Discover seems well run and set to outperform.
Owner: Matt Koppenheffer
I own their credit card, and I absolutely love it. Their cashback program has to be the best, and I think consumers will flock to it.
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