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Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS)
Credit Losses Provision
$1,443 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2014)

Discover Financial Services's credit losses provision for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $457 Mil. Its credit losses provision for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $1,443 Mil.

Discover Financial Services's quarterly credit losses provision declined from Jun. 2014 ($360 Mil) to Sep. 2014 ($354 Mil) but then increased from Sep. 2014 ($354 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($457 Mil).

Discover Financial Services's annual credit losses provision increased from Nov. 2012 ($848 Mil) to Dec. 2013 ($1,086 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2013 ($1,086 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($1,443 Mil).


Definition

For each period of operations, banks may reserve a portion of their income to cover the possible non-performing loans. The amount of the Credit Losses Provision is dependent on the management's estimate of the load quality they have. The higher Credit Losses Provision is, the lower banks' reported income in. This does not affect banks' cash flow statement.

Discover Financial Services Credit Losses Provision for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 272 (Mar. 2014 ) + 360 (Jun. 2014 ) + 354 (Sep. 2014 ) + 457 (Dec. 2014 ) = $1,443 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Discover Financial Services Annual Data

Nov05Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Dec13Dec14
IS_CreditLossesProvision 8787567341,5962,3623,2071,0138481,0861,443

Discover Financial Services Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
IS_CreditLossesProvision 370159240333354272360354457390
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