Discover Financial Return on Equity (TTM):25.18% for Sept. 30, 2013
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|Data for this Date Range|
|Sept. 30, 2013||21.15%|
|June 30, 2013||18.96%|
|March 31, 2013||19.47%|
|Nov. 30, 2012||18.75%|
|Sept. 30, 2012|
|Aug. 31, 2012||18.96%|
|June 30, 2012|
|May 31, 2012||23.11%|
|Feb. 29, 2012||30.29%|
|Nov. 30, 2011||29.99%|
|Aug. 31, 2011||29.49%|
|May 31, 2011||25.37%|
|Feb. 28, 2011||21.26%|
|Nov. 30, 2010||12.05%|
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About Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on equity (ROE) measures the rate of return on the money invested by common stock owners and retained by the company thanks to previous profitable years. It demonstrates a company's ability to generate profits from shareholders' equity (also known as net assets or assets minus liabilities).
ROE shows how well a company uses investment funds to generate growth. Return on equity is useful for comparing the profitability of companies within a sector or industry.
Investors generally are interested in company's that have high, increasing returns on equity.
DFS Return on Equity (TTM) Benchmarks
|Capital One Financial||10.18%|
DFS Return on Equity (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years
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