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Discover Financial Services Fast Facts

RevenueOver $500 million    See Exact Annual Revenue
EmployeesOver 1,000Exact Company Size
Primary Industry52221 Credit Card Issuing
Address2500 Lake Cook Road
Riverwoods, IL 60015

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Discover Financial Services's annual revenues are over $500 million (see exact revenue data) and has over 1,000 employees. It is classified as operating in the Credit Card Issuing industry.


Discover Financial Services's Annual Report & Profile shows critical firmographic facts:
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Discover Financial Services is a publicly traded company on NYQ using the ticker symbol DFS. Detailed information on company financials and operating reports can be found here: NYQ: DFS



Discover Financial Services Annual Revenue and Growth Rate

Discover Financial Services Revenue Est.
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Note: Discover Financial Services's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.



Trademark Applications

Trademark applications show the products and services that Discover Financial Services is developing and marketing. Discover Financial Services's new tradmarks suggest it is investing in R&D and marketing, while expanding into new products or markets. Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.

Trademark Date
EXCEPTIONALLY COMMON SENSE
Chip cards, namely, magnetically encoded credit, debit and stored value prepaid cards containing embedded microchips; downloadable computer e-commerce software to allow users to perform electronic business transactions via a global computer network; downloadable computer software for providing an on-line database in the field of transaction processing to upload transactional data, provide statistical analysis, and produce notifications and reports; downloadable computer software, namely, electronic financial platform that accommodates multiple types of payment and debt transactions in an integrated mobile phone, pda, and web based environment; downloadable software in the nature of a mobile application for managing credit card accounts and performing contactless credit card transactions; downloadable mobile applications for managing credit card accounts and performing contactless credit card transactions; encoded electronic chip cards containing programming used for authentication in financial transactions; electronic data carriers in the form of magnetically encoded charge, credit and debit cards; magnetically encoded debit cards; magnetically encoded credit cards; electronically coded credit cards, namely, magnetically encoded credit cards; electronically coded debit cards, namely, magnetically encoded debit cards; magnetically encoded smart cards, namely, encoded electronic chip credit cards containing programming used to store and protect cardholder data; gift cards and prepaid cards with magnetic coding or electronically coding; downloadable computer software for transmitting, displaying and storing transaction, identification and financial information for use in the financial services and banking industries; magnetically encoded payment cards; electronically coded cards, namely, magnetically encoded debit cards, credit cards, and stored value prepaid cards; downloadable computer software for facilitating and administering payment, banking, credit card, debit card, payment card, electronic payments, electronic processing and transmission of bill payment data, transaction authentication, routing, authorization, fraud detection and control, and encryption services; downloadable computer software for a digital wallet that stores customer account information; downloadable computer software to enable smart cards, mobile phones and mobile devices to interact with terminals and card readers; downloadable computer software for transmitting, displaying and storing transactions, identifications and financial information for use in the financial services, banking and telecommunications industries; downloadable computer software for facilitating payment transactions by electronic means over wireless networks, global computer networks and mobile telecommunications devices; downloadable software application for use in connection with contactless payment terminals for the purpose of allowing merchants to accept contactless mobile commerce transactions
09/22/2021
SOMETHING BRIGHTER
CHIP CARDS; COMPUTER E-COMMERCE SOFTWARE TO ALLOW USERS TO PERFORM ELECTRONIC BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS VIA A GLOBAL COMPUTER NETWORK; COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR PROVIDING AN ON-LINE DATABASE IN THE FIELD OF TRANSACTION PROCESSING TO UPLOAD TRANSACTIONAL DATA, PROVIDE STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, AND PRODUCE NOTIFICATIONS AND REPORTS; COMPUTER SOFTWARE, NAMELY, ELECTRONIC FINANCIAL PLATFORM THAT ACCOMMODATES MULTIPLE TYPES OF PAYMENT AND DEBT TRANSACTIONS IN AN INTEGRATED MOBILE PHONE, PDA, AND WEB BASED ENVIRONMENT; DOWNLOADABLE SOFTWARE IN THE NATURE OF A MOBILE APPLICATION FOR MANAGING CREDIT CARD ACCOUNTS AND PERFORMING CONTACTLESS CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS; DOWNLOADABLE MOBILE APPLICATIONS FOR MANAGING CREDIT CARD ACCOUNTS AND PERFORMING CONTACTLESS CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS; ENCODED ELECTRONIC CHIP CARDS CONTAINING PROGRAMMING USED FOR AUTHENTICATION IN FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS; ELECTRONIC DATA CARRIERS IN THE FORM OF MAGNETICALLY ENCODED CHARGE, CREDIT AND DEBIT CARDS; MAGNETICALLY ENCODED DEBIT CARDS; MAGNETICALLY ENCODED CREDIT CARDS; ELECTRONICALLY CODED CREDIT CARDS, NAMELY, MAGNETICALLY ENCODED CREDIT CARDS; ELECTRONICALLY CODED DEBIT CARDS, NAMELY, MAGNETICALLY ENCODED DEBIT CARDS; MAGNETICALLY ENCODED SMART CARDS, NAMELY, ENCODED ELECTRONIC CHIP CREDIT CARDS CONTAINING PROGRAMMING USED TO STORE AND PROTECT CARDHOLDER DATA; GIFT CARDS AND PREPAID CARDS WITH MAGNETIC CODING OR ELECTRONICALLY CODING; COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR TRANSMITTING, DISPLAYING AND STORING TRANSACTION, IDENTIFICATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR USE IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND BANKING INDUSTRIES; MAGNETICALLY CODED CARDS; ELECTRONICALLY CODED CARDS, NAMELY, MAGNETICALLY ENCODED DEBIT CARDS, CREDIT CARDS, AND STORED VALUE PREPAID CARDS; COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR FACILITATING AND ADMINISTERING PAYMENT, BANKING, CREDIT CARD, DEBIT CARD, PAYMENT CARD, ELECTRONIC PAYMENTS, ELECTRONIC PROCESSING AND TRANSMISSION OF BILL PAYMENT DATA, TRANSACTION AUTHENTICATION, ROUTING, AUTHORIZATION, FRAUD DETECTION AND CONTROL, AND ENCRYPTION SERVICES; COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR A DIGITAL WALLET THAT STORES CUSTOMER ACCOUNT INFORMATION; COMPUTER SOFTWARE TO ENABLE SMART CARDS, MOBILE PHONES AND MOBILE DEVICES TO INTERACT WITH TERMINALS AND CARD READERS; COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR TRANSMITTING, DISPLAYING AND STORING TRANSACTIONS, IDENTIFICATIONS AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR USE IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES, BANKING AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRIES; COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR FACILITATING PAYMENT TRANSACTIONS BY ELECTRONIC MEANS OVER WIRELESS NETWORKS, GLOBAL COMPUTER NETWORKS AND/OR MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVICES; DOWNLOADABLE SOFTWARE APPLICATION FOR USE IN CONNECTION WITH CONTACTLESS PAYMENT TERMINALS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ALLOWING MERCHANTS TO ACCEPT CONTACTLESS MOBILE COMMERCE TRANSACTIONS
10/09/2020
DISCOVER. SOMETHING BRIGHTER.
CHIP CARDS; COMPUTER E-COMMERCE SOFTWARE TO ALLOW USERS TO PERFORM ELECTRONIC BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS VIA A GLOBAL COMPUTER NETWORK; COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR PROVIDING AN ON-LINE DATABASE IN THE FIELD OF TRANSACTION PROCESSING TO UPLOAD TRANSACTIONAL DATA, PROVIDE STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, AND PRODUCE NOTIFICATIONS AND REPORTS; COMPUTER SOFTWARE, NAMELY, ELECTRONIC FINANCIAL PLATFORM THAT ACCOMMODATES MULTIPLE TYPES OF PAYMENT AND DEBT TRANSACTIONS IN AN INTEGRATED MOBILE PHONE, PDA, AND WEB BASED ENVIRONMENT; DOWNLOADABLE SOFTWARE IN THE NATURE OF A MOBILE APPLICATION FOR MANAGING CREDIT CARD ACCOUNTS AND PERFORMING CONTACTLESS CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS; DOWNLOADABLE MOBILE APPLICATIONS FOR MANAGING CREDIT CARD ACCOUNTS AND PERFORMING CONTACTLESS CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS; ENCODED ELECTRONIC CHIP CARDS CONTAINING PROGRAMMING USED FOR AUTHENTICATION IN FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS; ELECTRONIC DATA CARRIERS IN THE FORM OF MAGNETICALLY ENCODED CHARGE, CREDIT AND DEBIT CARDS; MAGNETICALLY ENCODED DEBIT CARDS; MAGNETICALLY ENCODED CREDIT CARDS; ELECTRONICALLY CODED CREDIT CARDS, NAMELY, MAGNETICALLY ENCODED CREDIT CARDS; ELECTRONICALLY CODED DEBIT CARDS, NAMELY, MAGNETICALLY ENCODED DEBIT CARDS; MAGNETICALLY ENCODED SMART CARDS, NAMELY, ENCODED ELECTRONIC CHIP CREDIT CARDS CONTAINING PROGRAMMING USED TO STORE AND PROTECT CARDHOLDER DATA; GIFT CARDS AND PREPAID CARDS WITH MAGNETIC CODING OR ELECTRONICALLY CODING; COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR TRANSMITTING, DISPLAYING AND STORING TRANSACTION, IDENTIFICATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR USE IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND BANKING INDUSTRIES; MAGNETICALLY CODED CARDS; ELECTRONICALLY CODED CARDS, NAMELY, MAGNETICALLY ENCODED DEBIT CARDS, CREDIT CARDS, AND STORED VALUE PREPAID CARDS; COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR FACILITATING AND ADMINISTERING PAYMENT, BANKING, CREDIT CARD, DEBIT CARD, PAYMENT CARD, ELECTRONIC PAYMENTS, ELECTRONIC PROCESSING AND TRANSMISSION OF BILL PAYMENT DATA, TRANSACTION AUTHENTICATION, ROUTING, AUTHORIZATION, FRAUD DETECTION AND CONTROL, AND ENCRYPTION SERVICES; COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR A DIGITAL WALLET THAT STORES CUSTOMER ACCOUNT INFORMATION; COMPUTER SOFTWARE TO ENABLE SMART CARDS, MOBILE PHONES AND MOBILE DEVICES TO INTERACT WITH TERMINALS AND CARD READERS; COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR TRANSMITTING, DISPLAYING AND STORING TRANSACTIONS, IDENTIFICATIONS AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR USE IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES, BANKING AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRIES; COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR FACILITATING PAYMENT TRANSACTIONS BY ELECTRONIC MEANS OVER WIRELESS NETWORKS, GLOBAL COMPUTER NETWORKS AND/OR MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVICES; DOWNLOADABLE SOFTWARE APPLICATION FOR USE IN CONNECTION WITH CONTACTLESS PAYMENT TERMINALS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ALLOWING MERCHANTS TO ACCEPT CONTACTLESS MOBILE COMMERCE TRANSACTIONS
10/09/2020

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Recession Risk

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U.S. Industry Overview & Market Statistics:
Credit Card Issuing

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Market Share of Discover Financial Services's Largest Competitors

A competitive analysis shows these companies are in the same general field as Discover Financial Services, even though they may not compete head-to-head. These are the largest companies by revenue. However, they may not have the largest market share in this industry if they have diversified into other business lines. The "Competition" section of a business plan or investment memorandum would start by analyzing the information about these companies. Competitive advantage comes from offering better pricing or superior products/service.

Company HeadquartersRevenue ($ MM)
DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICESRiverwoods, IL100 
CREDIT ONE BANK N.A.Las Vegas, NV5 
FIRST HOME BANKSaint Petersburg, FL4 
GALILEO FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGIESSalt Lake City, UT2 
MISSION LANERichmond, VA2 
PAYROC PAYMENT SYSTEMSDes Plaines, IL2 
NETSPENDAustin, TX2 
TRELLANCETampa, FL2 
VANCO PAYMENT SOLUTIONSAtlanta, GA1 




Nearby Competitors

These companies are similar in business line and location to Discover Financial Services. While some companies compete with neighboring businesses for customers, other companies may compete to attract skilled employees.

Company HeadquartersRevenue ($ MM)
DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICESRiverwoods, IL100 
DOVENMUEHLE MORTGAGELake Zurich, IL14 
M S MANAGEMENTDeerfield, IL4 
PAYROC PAYMENT SYSTEMSDes Plaines, IL2 
WINTRUST MORTGAGE A DIVISION OF BARRINGTON BANK & TRUST COMPANY N.A.Rosemont, IL1 
OASIS INTERMEDIATE HOLDCORosemont, IL1 




Future Competition: Discover Financial Services's Fastest Growing Competitors

These companies are in the same general field as Discover Financial Services and are rapidly expanding. Companies may grow organically or through acquisition. In some cases apparently high growth rates may be caused by data that weren't available in previous years.

CompanyRevenue ($ MM)
Discover Financial Services Competitors