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Discover Financial Services (DFS)Ownership Data

Short Interest History (%)

This is the historical short interest of Discover Financial Services, as measured by the Short Percentage Of Float.

Date Short Interest
January 15, 20151
December 31, 20140.97
December 15, 20141.03
November 28, 20141.09
November 14, 20141.15
October 31, 20141.24
October 15, 20141.26
September 30, 20141.19
September 15, 20141.03
August 29, 20141.14
August 15, 20141.04
July 31, 20141.13
July 15, 20141.05
June 30, 20141.08
June 13, 20141.1
May 30, 20140.83
May 15, 20140.92
April 30, 20140.99
April 15, 20141.16
March 31, 20140.97
March 14, 20140.91
February 28, 20140.86
February 14, 20140.8
January 31, 20140.8
January 15, 20140.79
December 31, 20130.89
December 13, 20131.05
November 29, 20131.03
November 15, 20131.07
October 31, 20130.93
October 15, 20130.93
September 30, 20131.06
September 13, 20130.99
August 30, 20130.86
August 15, 20130.87
July 31, 20130.92
July 15, 20130.99
June 28, 20130.79
June 14, 20130.86
May 31, 20130.91
May 15, 20130.86
April 30, 20130.79
April 15, 20130.73
March 28, 20130.86
March 15, 20130.88
February 28, 20130.62
February 15, 20130.54
January 31, 20130.49
January 15, 20130.42
December 31, 20120.49
December 14, 20120.72
November 30, 20120.77
November 15, 20120.9
October 31, 20120.74
October 15, 20120.64
September 28, 20120.63
September 14, 20120.86
August 31, 20121.06
August 15, 20121.26
July 31, 20121.2
July 13, 20121.18
June 29, 20121.09
June 15, 20121.23
May 31, 20121.08
May 15, 20121.01
April 30, 20120.82
April 13, 20120.78
March 30, 20121.01
March 15, 20121.31
February 29, 20121.42
February 15, 20121.6
January 31, 20121.74
January 13, 20121.34
December 30, 20111.21
December 15, 20111.44
November 30, 20111.78
November 15, 20111.61
October 31, 20111.69
October 14, 20111.95
September 30, 20111.89
September 15, 20112.38
August 31, 20111.8
August 15, 20111.19
July 29, 20110.79
July 15, 20110.87
June 30, 20110.68
June 15, 20110.56
May 31, 20111.19
May 13, 20110.99
April 29, 20111.22
April 15, 20110.96
March 31, 20111.18
March 15, 20111.1
February 28, 20111.34
February 15, 20111.48
January 31, 20111.91
January 14, 20111.36
December 31, 20101.26
December 15, 20101.24
November 30, 20101.37
November 15, 20101.41
October 29, 20101.52
October 15, 20101.61
September 30, 20101.27
September 15, 20101.67
August 31, 20101.38
August 13, 20101.44
July 30, 20101.45
July 15, 20101.73
June 30, 20101.73
June 15, 20101.58
May 28, 20101.15
May 14, 20101.14
April 30, 20101.12
April 15, 20100.84
March 31, 20101.26
March 15, 20100.9
February 26, 20100.64
February 12, 20100.7
January 29, 20100.62
January 15, 20100.76
December 31, 20090.81
December 15, 20090.73
November 30, 20090.85
November 13, 20090.81
October 30, 20090.87
October 15, 20091.47
September 30, 20091.57
September 15, 20092.08
August 31, 20092.01
August 14, 20091.89
July 31, 20092.03
July 15, 20092.25
June 30, 20092.15
June 15, 20091.95
May 29, 20091.72
May 15, 20091.57
April 30, 20091.74
April 15, 20091.86
March 31, 20093.04
March 13, 20092.02
February 27, 20091.92
February 13, 20092
January 30, 20091.98
January 15, 20092.16
December 31, 20083.4
December 15, 20082.32
November 28, 20082.87
November 14, 20083.58
October 31, 20082.96
October 15, 20082.52
September 30, 20082.64
September 15, 20084.2
August 29, 20084.82
August 15, 20084.58
July 31, 20084.26
July 15, 20084.23
June 30, 20084.59
June 13, 20084.02
May 30, 20083.91
May 15, 20083.5
April 30, 20083.57
April 15, 20083.62
March 31, 20083.17
March 14, 20083.47
February 29, 20083.48
February 15, 20084.08
January 31, 20084
January 15, 20082.62
December 31, 20072.08
December 11, 20071.25
November 27, 20071.83
November 9, 20071.01
October 26, 20070.77
October 10, 20070.88
September 25, 20070.93
September 11, 20070.85
August 10, 20071.17
July 10, 20071.02

Institutional Ownership History (%)

This the Institutional Ownership History of Discover Financial ServicesPeter Lynch prefers to buy companies with low institutional ownership.

Date Institutional Ownership
December 31, 201489
November 30, 201491
October 31, 201490
September 30, 201491
August 31, 201489
July 31, 201489
June 30, 201488
May 31, 201489
April 30, 201489
March 31, 201487
February 28, 201488
January 31, 201488
December 31, 201388
November 30, 201388
October 31, 201389
September 30, 201389
August 31, 201390
July 31, 201390
June 30, 201390
May 31, 201385
April 30, 201387
March 31, 201385
February 28, 201385
January 31, 201386
December 31, 201288
November 30, 201287
October 31, 201286
September 30, 201288
August 31, 201287
July 31, 201287
June 30, 201290
May 31, 201289
April 30, 201289
March 31, 201287
February 29, 201291
January 31, 201290
December 31, 201192
November 30, 201192
October 31, 201192
September 30, 201190
August 31, 201190
July 31, 201193
June 30, 201190
May 31, 201189
April 30, 201188
March 31, 201187
February 28, 201188
January 31, 201189
December 31, 201087
November 30, 201087
October 31, 201088
September 30, 201088
August 31, 201088
July 31, 201089
June 30, 201089
May 31, 201094
April 30, 201089
March 31, 201091
February 28, 201090
January 31, 201085
December 31, 200986
November 30, 200996
October 31, 200981
September 30, 200973
August 31, 200972
July 31, 200984
June 30, 200982
May 31, 200982
April 30, 200982
March 31, 200984
February 28, 200984
January 31, 200983
December 31, 200881
November 30, 200881
October 31, 200885
September 30, 200882
August 31, 200882
July 31, 200882
June 30, 200885
May 31, 200885
April 30, 200885
March 31, 200884
February 29, 200884
January 31, 200884

Insider ownership (%)

This is the historical insider ownership of Discover Financial Services. It is usually better to buy companies with large insider ownership. The company insiders' interest are more aligned with external shareholders in this case.

Date Insider Ownership
December 31, 20141
November 30, 20141
October 31, 20141
September 30, 20141
August 31, 20141
July 31, 20141
June 30, 20141
May 31, 20141
March 31, 20141
February 28, 20141
January 31, 20141
December 31, 20131
November 30, 20131
October 31, 20131
September 30, 20131
August 31, 20131
July 31, 20131
June 30, 20131
May 31, 20131
April 30, 20131
March 31, 20131
January 31, 20131
November 30, 20121
October 31, 20121
September 30, 20121
August 31, 20121
July 31, 20121
June 30, 20121
May 31, 20121
April 30, 20121
March 31, 20121
February 29, 20121
January 31, 20121
December 31, 20111
November 30, 20111
October 31, 20111
September 30, 20111
August 31, 20111
July 31, 20111
June 30, 20111
May 31, 20111
April 30, 20111
March 31, 20111
February 28, 20111
January 31, 20111
December 31, 20101
November 30, 20101
October 31, 20101
September 30, 20101
August 31, 20101
July 31, 20101
June 30, 20101
May 31, 20101
April 30, 20101
March 31, 20101
February 28, 20101
January 31, 20101
December 31, 20091
November 30, 20091
October 31, 20091
September 30, 20091
August 31, 20091
July 31, 20091
June 30, 20091
May 31, 20091
April 30, 20091
March 31, 20091
February 28, 20091
January 31, 20091
December 31, 20081
November 30, 20081
October 31, 20081
September 30, 20081
August 31, 20081
July 31, 20081
June 30, 20081
May 31, 20081

Top Direct Holders

HolderPositionShares% of Shares
Outstanding
Report Date
David W. NelmsChairman and CEO2,089,4950.46%2015-01-22
Roger C. HochschildPresident and COO1,162,4210.26%2015-01-22
Diane E. OffereinsExecutive Vice President430,133less than 0.1%2015-01-22
Carlos MinettiExecutive Vice President383,558less than 0.1%2015-01-22
Roy A. GuthrieEVP and CFO337,020less than 0.1%2011-03-25
Mary Margaret Hastings GeorgiadisN/A310,946less than 0.1%2008-07-02
Harit TalwarEVP297,405less than 0.1%2015-01-22
Kathryn McNamara CorleyEVP,General Counsel&Secretary286,040less than 0.1%2015-01-22
Charlotte M. HoggN/A170,712less than 0.1%2007-07-27
Mark A. ZaeskeSVP & Chief Accounting Officer130,412less than 0.1%2010-01-04

Top Fund Holders

HolderSharesReport Date% of Shares
Outstanding
% of Total
Assets Managed
Market Value
Vanguard Group, Inc.23,651,8462014-09-305.190.121,522,943,000
State Street Corp20,589,1002014-09-304.520.141,325,732,000
BlackRock Fund Advisors14,434,3842014-09-303.170.14929,430,000
Fidelity Management and Research Company11,289,5252014-09-302.480.10726,932,000
Artisan Partners Limited Partnership9,744,4332014-09-302.141.12627,444,000
BlackRock Advisors LLC9,228,6252014-09-302.030.59594,231,000
Robeco Investment Management, Inc.8,795,5442014-09-301.930.92566,345,000
OppenheimerFunds, Inc.7,809,7902014-09-301.710.55502,872,000
Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx7,632,0382014-12-311.680.13499,822,169
CI Investments Inc.7,048,6002014-09-301.554.73453,859,000

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