Discover Financial

Discover Financial Services

TypePublic
Traded asNYSE: DFS, S&P 500 component
IndustryFinancial services
Founded1985; (as a subsidiary of Sears)
FounderSears
HeadquartersRiverwoods, Illinois, U.S.
ProductsPayment systems, Credit cards, Finance, Consumer banking, Loans
Websitediscoverfinancial.com
  • Discover Financial Services is an American financial services company that owns and operates Discover Bank, which offers checking and savings accounts, personal loans, home equity loans, student loans and credit cards.
  • Parent
    • Dean Witter Reynolds (1985–1997)
    • Morgan Stanley (1997–2007)
    • Independent (2007–present)
  • Subsidiaries
    • Diners Club International
    • Discover Bank
    • Discover Network
    • Pulse
  • Competitors
    • In the United States, Discover, as a card network, competes primarily with Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.

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