Discover Financial Balance Sheet - Annual (NYSE:DFS)

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The financial analysis of a company like Discover Financial involves checking the three financial statements of the company in detail, of which the balance sheet is one. A balance sheet can help evaluate the financial performance of a company. Ratios like return on total assets and current ratio, which also uses cash on hand can be used to measure the operating efficiency of a firm, and can be used to conduct a more accurate Discover Financial stock analysis. Good annual results indicate a company's strong financial performance. Its important to check all financial statements including the balance sheet. The Discover Financial balance sheet for 2017 shows total assets of $100.09B. The company has a asset turnover ratio of 0.12. Also see: Discover Financial revenue and Discover Financial operating cash flow for the same year.

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Marketable Securities----------
Raw Materials----------
Work In Progress----------
Finished Goods----------
Notes Receivable----------
Other Current Assets----------
Total Current Assets
Property Plant & Equipment2.16B1.96B1.93B1.81B1.72B1.62B1.47B1.36B1.32B1.3B
Accumulated Depreciation1.33B1.22B1.24B1.14B1.06B1.08B984.16M896.13M817.16M749.47M
Net Property Plant & Equipment
Investment & Advances1.57B1.76B3.08B3.95B4.99B6.23B6.21B5.45B6.39B1.23B
Other Non-Current Assets----------
Deferred Charges----------
Deposits & Other Assets2.26B2.3B2.55B2.46B2.37B2.56B2.38B2.43B3.15B3.48B
Total Assets
Notes Payable---113M140M327M50M--500M
Accounts Payable58.76B51.99B47.59B46.09B44.96B42.21B39.58B34.41B32.9B29B
Current Portion Long-Term Debt----------
Current Portion Capital Leases----------
Accrued Expenses4.11B3.55B3.34B3.25B2.96B3.41B2.63B2.21B2.26B2.74B
Income Taxes Payable----------
Other Current Liabilities----------
Total Current Liabilities
Deferred Taxes/Income----------
Convertible Debt----------
Long-Term Debt26.33B25.44B24.72B22.54B20.47B17.67B18.29B17.71B2.43B1.74B
Non-Current Capital Leases----------
Other Long-Term Liabilities----------
Total Liabilities
Minority Interest----------
Preferred Stock563M560M560M560M560M560M--1.16B-
Common Stock Net6M5M5M5M5M5M5.49M5.47M5.44M4.8M
Capital Surplus4.04B3.96B3.89B3.79B3.69B3.6B3.51B3.44B3.57B2.94B
Retained Earnings16.69B15.13B13.25B11.47B9.61B7.47B5.24B3.13B3.87B3.05B
Treasury Stock10.25B8.17B6.27B4.55B2.99B1.69B462.67M27.88M19.64M8.25M
Other Liabilities-152M-161M-160M-138M-68M-72M-51.67M-82.54M-154.81M-66.33M
Shareholders Equity10.89B11.32B11.28B11.13B10.81B9.87B8.24B6.46B8.44B5.92B
Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity100.09B92.31B86.94B83.13B79.34B73.49B68.78B60.78B46.02B39.89B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Most investors just check the Discover Financial stock price, and Discover Financial historical stock prices before investing. While share price is an important factor, one should also look at financials and valuation metrics like the Discover Financial PE ratio chart. Below is a brief explanation of common balance sheet terms:

  • Assets: An asset is a resource that a corporation like Discover Financial owns and has monetary significance. DFS assets grew from $92.31B in 2016 to $100.09B in 2017. Assets can be of two types: fixed assets like real estate, plant and machinery; and current assets which includes cash, accounts receivable etc. Tech stocks typically don't have too many assets.
  • Liabilities or obligations comprise of current liabilities that include short term loans, amounts payable to suppliers, or any other outstanding payments including long term liabilities that take into account long term loans for funding large projects. The total liabilities for Discover Financial is $89.2B. Shareholders' equity comes under liabilities as it is money the company owes the holders of DFS stock.

Discover Financial Balance Sheet - Key Ratios

Current ratio
Debt to equity ratio
Asset turnover ratio
Receivables turnover
Price to book ratio