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Discover Financial Services stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Discover Financial Services DFS, +0.60% 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 SPX, -0.01% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.22% 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. COF, +0.90% rose 2.41% to $166.01, Zions Bancorp N.A. ZION, +0.82% rose 0.80% to $62.64, and TFS Financial Corp. TFSL, -0.60% rose 1.34% to $20.36. Trading volume (1.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.

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