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Discover Financial Debt to Equity Ratio (Quarterly):

1.863 for Sept. 30, 2014

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Sept. 30, 2014 1.863
June 30, 2014 1.773
March 31, 2014 1.842
Dec. 31, 2013 1.907
Sept. 30, 2013 1.772
June 30, 2013 1.751
March 31, 2013 1.895
Nov. 30, 2012 2.047
Aug. 31, 2012 2.132
May 31, 2012 2.138
Feb. 29, 2012 2.124
Nov. 30, 2011 2.225
Aug. 31, 2011 2.226
May 31, 2011 2.398
Feb. 28, 2011 2.767
Nov. 30, 2010 2.742
   
Aug. 31, 2010
May 31, 2010 3.032
Feb. 28, 2010 3.192
Nov. 30, 2009 0.2878
Aug. 31, 2009 0.2141
May 31, 2009 0.2599
Feb. 28, 2009 0.6347
Nov. 30, 2008 0.3779
Aug. 31, 2008 0.309
May 31, 2008 0.3231
Feb. 29, 2008 0.3937
Nov. 30, 2007 0.4258
Aug. 31, 2007 0.983
May 31, 2007 0.8685
Feb. 28, 2007 0.8462
Nov. 30, 2006 1.428

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About Debt to Equity Ratio

Leverage ratio indicating the relative proportion of shareholders' equity and debt used to finance a company's assets. A low debt to equity ratio indicates lower risk, because debt holders have less claims on the company's assets. A debt to equity ratio of 5 means that debt holders have a 5 times more claim on assets than equity holders.

A high debt to equity ratio usually means that a company has been aggressive in financing growth with debt and often results in volatile earnings.

It is also known as Debt/Equity Ratio, Debt-Equity Ratio, and D/E Ratio.
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DFS Debt to Equity Ratio (Quarterly) Benchmarks

Companies
Visa
MasterCard 0.2298
American Express 2.923

DFS Debt to Equity Ratio (Quarterly) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.751 Jun 2013
Maximum 3.192 Feb 2010
Average 2.213

DFS Debt to Equity Ratio (Quarterly) Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: debt_equity_ratio
  • Latest data point: =YCP("DFS", "debt_equity_ratio")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("DFS", "debt_equity_ratio", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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