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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 (%)Short Interest (Shares in Mil)
May 31, 20171.124.26
May 15, 20171.184.50
April 28, 20171.264.82
April 13, 20171.485.65
March 31, 20171.24.59
March 15, 20171.164.42
February 28, 20171.255.16
February 15, 20171.235.06
January 31, 20171.174.81
January 13, 20171.285.27
December 30, 20161.486.07
December 15, 20161.596.55
November 30, 20161.315.39
November 15, 20161.315.38
October 31, 20161.255.13
October 14, 20161.596.52
September 30, 20161.445.92
September 15, 20161.435.90
August 31, 20161.174.82
August 15, 20161.214.99
July 29, 20161.235.04
July 15, 20161.496.12
June 30, 20161.476.06
June 15, 20161.455.96
May 31, 20161.556.37
May 13, 20161.355.55
April 29, 20161.466.01
April 15, 20161.897.79
March 31, 20161.737.11
March 15, 20162.279.32
February 29, 20161.878.29
February 12, 20161.978.72
January 29, 20161.56.62
January 15, 20161.77.52
December 31, 20151.526.71
December 15, 20151.717.56
November 30, 20151.597.04
November 13, 20151.396.15
October 30, 20151.396.16
October 15, 20151.647.26
September 30, 20151.777.82
September 15, 20151.848.14
August 31, 20151.627.16
August 14, 20151.396.16
July 31, 20151.56.62
July 15, 20151.617.13
June 30, 20151.677.39
June 15, 20151.446.38
May 29, 20151.084.78
May 15, 20151.044.62
April 30, 20150.994.37
April 15, 20150.672.97
March 31, 20150.662.92
March 13, 20150.924.09
February 27, 20150.894.13
February 13, 20150.853.96
January 30, 20150.733.40
January 15, 201514.65
December 31, 20140.974.51
December 15, 20141.034.81
November 28, 20141.095.08
November 14, 20141.155.38
October 31, 20141.245.78
October 15, 20141.265.89
September 30, 20141.195.56
September 15, 20141.034.81
August 29, 20141.145.32
August 15, 20141.044.85
July 31, 20141.135.29
July 15, 20141.054.90
June 30, 20141.085.04
June 13, 20141.15.12
May 30, 20140.833.86
May 15, 20140.924.31
April 30, 20140.994.63
April 15, 20141.165.43
March 31, 20140.974.52
March 14, 20140.914.24
February 14, 20140.83.95
January 31, 20140.83.93
January 15, 20140.793.91
December 31, 20130.894.37
December 13, 20131.055.17
November 29, 20131.035.09
November 15, 20131.075.25
October 31, 20130.934.58
October 15, 20130.934.59
September 30, 20131.065.24
September 13, 20130.994.88
August 30, 20130.864.26
August 15, 20130.874.26
July 31, 20130.924.51
July 15, 20130.994.90
June 28, 20130.793.89
June 14, 20130.864.23
May 31, 20130.914.48
May 15, 20130.864.25
April 30, 20130.793.87
April 15, 20130.733.62
March 28, 20130.864.24
March 15, 20130.884.33
February 28, 20130.623.06
February 15, 20130.542.85
January 31, 20130.492.56
January 15, 20130.422.19
December 31, 20120.492.58
December 14, 20120.723.77
November 30, 20120.774.08
November 15, 20120.94.74
October 31, 20120.743.88
October 15, 20120.643.35
September 28, 20120.633.30
September 14, 20120.864.51
August 31, 20121.065.61
August 15, 20121.266.67
July 31, 20121.26.33
July 13, 20121.186.25
June 29, 20121.095.74
June 15, 20121.236.47
May 31, 20121.085.70
May 15, 20121.015.30
April 30, 20120.824.30
April 13, 20120.784.13
March 30, 20121.015.33
March 15, 20121.316.91
February 29, 20121.427.48
January 31, 20121.749.45
January 13, 20121.347.26
December 30, 20111.216.56
December 15, 20111.447.81
November 30, 20111.789.68
November 15, 20111.618.73
October 31, 20111.699.20
October 14, 20111.9510.60
September 30, 20111.8910.27
September 15, 20112.3812.91
August 31, 20111.89.78
August 15, 20111.196.47
July 29, 20110.794.28
July 15, 20110.874.71
June 30, 20110.683.70
June 15, 20110.563.07
May 31, 20111.196.45
May 13, 20110.995.38
April 29, 20111.226.63
April 15, 20110.965.21
March 31, 20111.186.39
March 15, 20111.15.96
February 28, 20111.347.25
February 15, 20111.488.01
January 31, 20111.9110.37
January 14, 20111.367.38
December 31, 20101.266.80
December 15, 20101.246.69
November 30, 20101.377.41
November 15, 20101.417.64
October 29, 20101.528.24
October 15, 20101.618.71
September 30, 20101.276.90
September 15, 20101.679.07
August 31, 20101.387.47
August 13, 20101.447.82
July 30, 20101.457.83
July 15, 20101.739.36
June 30, 20101.739.38
June 15, 20101.588.55
May 28, 20101.156.25
May 14, 20101.146.15
April 30, 20101.126.09
April 15, 20100.844.57
March 31, 20101.266.81
March 15, 20100.94.87
February 26, 20100.643.45
February 12, 20100.73.77

Institutional Ownership History (%)

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

Date Institutional Ownership (%)Institutional Ownership (Shares in Mil)
March 31, 201774.17283.51
December 31, 201686.1334.73
September 30, 201687.78348.04
June 30, 201689.33363.32
March 31, 201690.82376.30
December 31, 201588.26372.05
September 30, 201586.6372.13
June 30, 201586.68379.32
March 31, 201585.91382.02
December 31, 201487.59393.41
September 30, 201489.08405.76
June 30, 201489.56416.81
March 31, 201486.49405.25
December 31, 201387.04411.24
September 30, 201387.19417.45
June 30, 201386.92422.11
March 31, 201389.41440.73
December 31, 201289.06443.53
September 30, 201288.88448.91
June 30, 201288.57456.10
March 31, 201289.25473.40
December 31, 201190.17477.00
September 30, 201187.99483.59
June 30, 201186.81473.88
March 31, 201187.07474.89
December 31, 201087.73477.89
September 30, 201086.66472.06
June 30, 201087.1473.85
March 31, 201087.41475.54
September 30, 200985.91467.32
June 30, 200982.66401.01
March 31, 200999.69478.92
December 31, 200885.83415.17
September 30, 200882.48397.40
June 30, 200885.5410.05
March 31, 200881.97393.09
December 31, 200768.2324.01
September 30, 200767.73323.51

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 (%)Insider Ownership (Shares in Mil)
May 31, 20171.395.30
April 30, 20171.395.34
March 31, 20171.45.38
February 28, 20171.355.21
January 31, 20171.355.31
December 31, 20161.35.35
November 30, 20161.315.40
October 31, 20161.335.49
September 30, 20161.345.53
August 31, 20161.355.58
July 31, 20161.375.63
June 30, 20161.385.67
May 31, 20161.375.66
April 30, 20161.445.95
March 31, 20161.456.02
February 29, 20161.416.02
January 31, 20161.446.16
December 31, 20151.456.02
November 30, 20151.345.73
October 31, 20151.315.80
September 30, 20151.345.92
August 31, 20151.355.99
July 31, 20151.366.03
June 30, 20151.396.16
May 31, 20151.416.22
April 30, 20151.436.30
March 31, 20151.446.43
February 28, 20151.446.43
January 31, 20151.426.43
December 31, 20141.466.61
November 30, 20141.326.09
October 31, 20141.326.09
September 30, 20141.336.13
August 31, 20141.336.13
July 31, 20141.336.13
June 30, 20141.356.29
May 31, 20141.356.28
March 31, 20141.176.43
February 28, 20141.176.43
January 31, 20141.176.43
December 31, 20131.26.61
November 30, 20131.16.04
October 31, 20131.16.04
September 30, 20131.136.21
August 31, 20131.136.21
July 31, 20131.136.21
June 30, 20131.146.24
May 31, 20131.146.24
April 30, 20131.146.24
March 31, 20131.136.23
January 31, 20131.136.23
November 30, 20121.186.49
October 31, 20121.186.49
September 30, 20121.186.49
August 31, 20121.26.62
July 31, 20121.26.62
June 30, 20121.216.62
May 31, 20121.226.68
April 30, 20121.226.68
March 31, 20121.216.64
February 29, 20121.226.72
January 31, 20121.226.72
December 31, 20111.226.72
November 30, 20111.236.73
October 31, 20111.236.73
September 30, 20111.236.73
August 31, 20111.256.80
July 31, 20111.256.80
June 30, 20111.266.87
May 31, 20111.256.84
April 30, 20111.256.83
March 31, 20111.236.73
February 28, 20111.266.86
January 31, 20111.266.86
December 31, 20101.286.99
November 30, 20101.156.26
October 31, 20101.156.24
September 30, 20101.146.19
August 31, 20101.146.19
July 31, 20101.136.15
June 30, 20101.136.12
May 31, 20101.136.17
April 30, 20101.126.11
March 31, 20101.15.99
February 28, 20101.126.07
January 31, 20101.116.03
December 31, 20091.156.22
November 30, 20091.035.57
October 31, 20091.045.62
September 30, 20091.065.74
August 31, 20091.065.74
July 31, 20091.155.54
June 30, 20091.155.57
May 31, 20091.165.57
April 30, 20091.165.57
March 31, 20091.125.41
February 28, 20091.175.63
January 31, 20091.36.22
December 31, 20081.36.22
November 30, 200814.81
October 31, 200814.82
September 30, 20080.994.76
August 31, 200814.78
July 31, 200814.78
June 30, 20081.024.89
May 31, 20081.024.89
April 30, 20080.120.59
March 31, 20080.120.59
February 29, 20080.120.57
January 31, 20080.120.57
December 31, 20070.070.36
November 30, 20070.040.21
October 31, 20070.040.21
September 30, 20070.040.20
August 31, 20070.040.20

Top Direct Holders

HolderPositionShares% of Shares
Outstanding
Report Date
David W. NelmsChairman & CEO1,670,3860.44%2017-02-01
Roger C. HochschildPresident & COO782,1270.21%2017-01-31
Roy A. GuthrieN/A337,020less than 0.1%2011-03-25
Mary Margaret Hastings GeorgiadisN/A310,946less than 0.1%2008-07-02
Diane E. OffereinsEVP, Pres. - Payment Services269,184less than 0.1%2017-02-01
Carlos MinettiEVP, Pres. - Consumer Banking226,973less than 0.1%2017-02-01
Charlotte M. HoggN/A170,712less than 0.1%2007-07-27
Kathryn McNamara CorleyEVP, GC & Secretary156,476less than 0.1%2016-11-03
Harit TalwarN/A131,072less than 0.1%2015-05-05
Mark A. ZaeskeN/A130,412less than 0.1%2010-01-04

Top Fund Holders

HolderSharesReport Date% of Shares
Outstanding
% of Total
Assets Managed
Market Value($1000)
PRIMECAP Management Company Premium5,428,5002016-09-301.370.31306,982
Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC Premium4,545,4732016-12-311.180.49327,683
State Street Corp   Premium Plus19,939,2932016-09-305.030.111,127,576
Capital World Investors   Premium Plus8,940,0082016-12-312.310.16644,485
LSV Asset Management   Premium Plus6,767,3842016-12-311.750.90487,860
Robeco Investment Management, Inc.   Premium Plus16,626,2092016-12-314.301.581,198,584
Vanguard Group Inc   Premium Plus25,122,0532016-09-306.340.081,420,652
MFS Investment Management KK   Premium Plus5,453,0612016-09-301.380.15308,371
BlackRock Fund Advisors   Premium Plus15,372,9942016-09-303.880.10869,345
BlackRock Advisors LLC   Premium Plus5,502,9242016-09-301.390.32311,190
Northern Trust Investments N A   Premium Plus4,932,1232016-09-301.240.09278,912
J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc   Premium Plus9,021,3322016-09-302.280.22510,156
Fidelity Management and Research Company   Premium Plus8,514,0152016-09-302.150.07481,468
Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx8,526,6972017-01-312.200.11590,730
Vanguard 500 Index Fund5,848,7262017-01-311.510.14405,200
VA CollegeAmerica Fundamental Investors5,730,0002016-12-311.480.53413,076
JHancock Disciplined Value Fund4,809,0392016-12-311.242.42346,684
State Street Global Advisors (Aus) Ltd4,658,8572016-12-311.200.15335,671
SPDR® S&P 500® ETF Trust4,613,9832016-12-311.190.15332,623
SPDR® S&P 500 ETF4,543,8632017-02-161.200.14321,887

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