Shares of Discover Financial Services
rallied 3.07% to $126.82 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. Discover Financial Services closed $8.87 below its 52-week high ($135.69), which the company achieved on August 13th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Capital One Financial Corp.
rose 2.41% to $166.01, Zions Bancorp N.A.
rose 0.80% to $62.64, and TFS Financial Corp.
rose 1.34% to $20.36. Trading volume (1.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.