Weaker Buy Today DFS.L ranks #74 as BUY CANDIDATE. Stronger Buy
Today DFS.L ranks #74 as BUY CANDIDATE.

DFS.L stock Discover Financial Services

DFS.L stock
Discover Financial Services

April 18, 2019
Change 1.78%
Chart period: 2019-01-21 - 2019-04-18





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Discover Financial Services Forecast and Stock Analysis

Technical DFS.L stock analysis for April 18, 2019.

Buy candidate since 2019-03-27 Gain 5.76%
Shorts 2.30% ( 2019-03-29 )
Cash n/a
Loans n/a
Beta 1.60
ROA 2.57

Discover Financial Services gained 1.78% in the last trading day, rising from £252.50 to £257.00 The price has risen in 6 of the last 10 days and is up by 3.84% over the past 2 weeks. Volume has increased in the last day along with the price, which is a positive technical sign, and, in total, 1.17 million more shares were traded than the day before. In total, 1.79 million shares bought and sold for approximately £459.60 million.

Close price at the end of the last trading day (Thursday, 18th Apr 2019) of the DFS.L stock was £257.00. This is 1.78% more than the trading day before Wednesday, 17th Apr 2019.

During day the stock fluctuated 1.58% from a day low at £253.50 to a day high of £257.50.

30 day high of the DFS.L stock price was £257.50 and low was £237.50.
90 day high was £257.50 and low was £215.00.
52 week high for the Discover Financial Services - £257.50 and low - £175.20.


Discover Financial Services lies in the upper part of a weak rising trend in the short term, and this will normally pose a very good selling opportunity for the short-term trader as reaction back towards the lower part of the trend can be expected. A break-up at the top trend line at £257.85 will firstly indicate a stronger raising rate. Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to rise 9.3% during the next 3 months and, with 90% probability hold a price between £261.70 and £281.83 at the end of this period.

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Only positive signals in the chart today. Discover Financial Services holds buy signals from both short- and long-term moving averages. In addition, there is a general buy signal from the relation between the two signals where the short-term average is above the long-term average. On corrections down there will be some support from the lines at £250.79 and £243.63. A break down below any of these levels will issue sell signals. A buy signal was issued from a pivot bottom point on Thursday April 11, 2019, which indicates further gains until a new top pivot has been found. Volume is rising along with the price. This is considered to be a good technical signal.

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A buy signal from a double bottom formation was found on Thursday April 11, 2019 with a target of £255.83. Despite the objective of the signal formation has been reached the stock may continue to perform well.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

RSI14 is 60 and the stock is currently not being overbought or oversold

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Support & Resistance

Discover Financial Services finds support from accumulated volume at £252.50.

Support: £252.50 Price: £257.00


This stock is usually traded at good volume, and with minor daily changes the risk is considered to be low. During the last day, the stock moved £4.00 (1.58%) between high and low. For the last week, the stock has had a daily average volatility of 1.77%.

Our recommended stoploss: £244.68 (-4.80%) (This stock has low daily movements and this gives low risk. There is a buy signal from pivot bottom found 5 days ago.)

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Evaluation: Strong Buy Candidate

Discover Financial Services holds several positive signals and is within a weak rising trend. As the old saying says, "Let the trend be your friend.'". We therefore consider it to be a good choice at these current levels and we are expecting further gains during the next 3 months. We have upgraded our recommendation for this stock since last evaluation from a Buy Candidate to a Strong Buy Candidate.

Weaker Buy Today DFS.L ranks #74 as BUY CANDIDATE. Stronger Buy
Today DFS.L ranks #74 as BUY CANDIDATE.