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286. Discover Financial Services
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 286 (Previous rank: 352)
CEO: David W. Nelms
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 7,985.7 12.7
Profits 1,276.2 37.6
Assets 46,021.0
Stockholders' equity 8,435.5
Market value (3/26/2010) 8,367.6
Profits as % of  
Revenues 16.0
Assets 2.8
Stockholders' equity 15.1
Earnings per share  
2009 $ 2.39
% change from 2008 24.5
1999-2009 annual growth rate % N.A.
Total return to investors %
2009 56.5
1999-2009 annual rate N.A.
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Bank of America Corp. 5 150,450.0
2 J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. 9 115,632.0
3 Citigroup 12 108,785.0
4 Wells Fargo 19 98,636.0
5 Goldman Sachs Group 39 51,673.0
6 Morgan Stanley 70 31,515.0
7 American Express 88 26,730.0
8 U.S. Bancorp 121 19,490.0
9 GMAC 122 19,403.0
10 PNC Financial Services Group 123 19,231.0
11 Capital One Financial 144 15,980.1
12 BB&T Corp. 217 10,818.0
13 SunTrust Banks 224 10,420.0
14 Fifth Third Bancorp 248 9,450.0
15 State Street Corp. 249 9,362.0
16 Regions Financial 254 9,087.1
17 Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 274 8,345.0
18 Discover Financial Services 286 7,985.7
19 KeyCorp 356 6,068.0
20 Northern Trust Corp. 497 4,193.1
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
Figures are for fiscal year ended Nov. 30, 2009.
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Discover Financial Services
2500 Lake Cook Rd.
Riverwoods, IL 60015
224-405-0900
www.discover.com
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