Discover Financial (DFS) PT Lifted to $70 at Jefferies Following Meetings

September 1, 2016 7:19 AM EDT
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Price: $70.14 -0.31%

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    23 Buy, 9 Hold, 1 Sell

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    Up: 22 | Down: 32 | New: 34
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Jefferies analyst John Hecht reiterated a Buy rating and bumped its price target on Discover Financial (NYSE: DFS) to $70.00 (from $66.00) following recent meetings with investors and DFS' IR.

Hecht commented, "The focus of meetings centered around credit demand and quality as well as competitive dynamics within the general-purpose issuers. We continue to believe DFS is one of the best-positioned names among general-purpose issuers and are encouraged by its focus on prudent growth, consistent underwriting and credit performance, and efficiencies."

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Shares of Discover Financial closed at $60.00 yesterday.

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