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Discover Financial Services Capital Adequacy Tier - Total Capital Ratio %

: 18.50% (As of Sep. 2021)
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Capital Adequacy Tier - Total Capital Ratio % is the ratio of a bank’s total capital, which includes both Tier 1 capital and Tier 2 capital, to its total risk-weighted assets. It is used to protect depositors and promote the stability and efficiency of financial systems around the world.

Discover Financial Services's Capital Adequacy Tier - Total Capital Ratio % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was 18.50% , which is lower than 18.80% for the pervious quarter ended in Jun. 2021.

Discover Financial Services's Capital Adequacy Tier - Total Capital Ratio % for the annual that ended in Dec. 2020 was 16.10% , which is higher than 13.50% for the pervious year ended in Dec. 2019.

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Discover Financial Services Capital Adequacy Tier - Total Capital Ratio % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Discover Financial Services's Capital Adequacy Tier - Total Capital Ratio % can be seen below:

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Competitive Comparison

For the Credit Services subindustry, Discover Financial Services's Capital Adequacy Tier - Total Capital Ratio %, along with its competitors' market caps and Capital Adequacy Tier - Total Capital Ratio % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Discover Financial Services  (NYSE:DFS) Capital Adequacy Tier - Total Capital Ratio % Calculation

Capital Adequacy Tier - Total Capital Ratio % is calculated as

Capital Adequacy Tier - Total Capital Ratio %=Total Capital / Total Risk Weighted Assets

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Discover Financial Services  (NYSE:DFS) Capital Adequacy Tier - Total Capital Ratio % Explanation

A bank’s total capital includes Tier 1 capital and Tier 2 capital. Tier 1 capital, or core capital, consists of common stock, retained earnings, accumulated other comprehensive income, noncumulative perpetual preferred stock and any regulatory adjustments to those accounts. Tier 1 capital is the capital that is permanently and easily available to cushion losses suffered by a bank without it being required to stop operating.

Tier 2 capital consists of unaudited retained earnings, unaudited reserves and general loss reserves. It is used to absorb losses if a bank loses all its Tier 1 capital, so it provides a lesser degree of protection to depositors and creditors.

Capital Adequacy Tier - Total Capital Ratio % measures the ratio of a bank’s total capital to its total risk-weighted assets. The minimum requirement for the total capital ratio is 10.5% under Basel III standards. This requirement is critical because it makes sure that banks have enough cushion to absorb a reasonable amount of losses before they become insolvent.


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Discover Financial Services Business Description

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Industry
Financial Services » Credit Services NAICS : 522210 SIC : 6141
Address
2500 Lake Cook Road, Riverwoods, IL, USA, 60015
Discover Financial Services is a bank operating in two distinct segments: direct banking and payment services. The company issues credit and debit cards and provides other consumer banking products including deposit accounts, students loans, and other personal loans. It also operates the Discover, Pulse, and Diners Club networks. The Discover network is the fourth-largest payment network in the United States as ranked by overall purchase volume, and Pulse is one of the largest ATM networks in the country.
Executives
Greene John officer: EVP & Chief Financial Officer 51 LIME STREET LONDON X0 EC3M 7DQ
Walcott Wanjiku Juanita officer: EVP, Chief Legal Officer & GC 2500 LAKE COOK ROAD RIVERWOODS IL 60015
Bush Mary K director 3509 WOODBINE STREET CHEVY CHASE MD 20815
Thierer Mark director DENTSPLY SIRONA INC 221 W PHILADELPHIA ST, STE 60W YORK PA 17401-2991
Wong Jennifer L. director C/O TIME INC. 225 LIBERTY STREET NEW YORK NY 10281
Case Gregory C director C/O AON CORPORATE LAW DEPT 200 EAST RANDOLPH ST, 8TH FL CHICAGO IL 60601
Maheras Thomas G director C/O CITIGROUP INC. 425 PARK AVENUE 2ND FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10043
Duncan Candace H director 2500 LAKE COOK ROAD RIVERWOODS IL 60015
Aronin Jeffrey S director 1515 WEST 22ND STREET SUITE 1210 OAK BROOK IL 60523
Moskow Michael H director 444 WEST LAKE STREET, STE. 4700 CHICAGO IL 60606
Glassman Cynthia A director 2500 LAKE COOK ROAD RIVERWOODS IL 60015
Eazor Joseph F director 1170 PEACHTREE STREET, SUITE 900 ATLANTA GA 30309
Hochschild Roger C director, officer: CEO and President 2500 LAKE COOK ROAD RIVERWOODS IL 60015
Eichfeld Robert Andrew officer: EVP - Chief HR & Admin Officer 2500 LAKE COOK ROAD RIVERWOODS IL 60015
Arooni Amir S officer: EVP, Chief Information Officer 2500 LAKE COOK ROAD RIVERWOODS RIVERWOODS IL 60015

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