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Credit card loan growth gains at Discover

  • Total loans grew $3.2B, or 5% from last year to $65.8B. Credit card loans grew $2B, of 4% to $53.1B. Discover card sales volume up 3%.
  • Has credit quality gotten as good as it's going to get? The net charge-off rate for credit card loans ticked up 4 bps from last quarter to 2.09% and delinquencies over 30 days gained 5 bps to 1.72%.
  • 7M shares repurchased during quarter, reducing float by 1%.
  • FBR maintains its Outperform rating and boosts the price target to $65.
  • DFS +1.6% premarket
  • Press release, Q4 results
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    Retired from Sears in 1993 as customer service manager, Contract Sales Division. Enjoy tennis and hitting the casinos on occasions.
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