More on Discover (DFS -3%) FQ4 earnings: Bulls on the high-flier (+61% YTD) may have a buying...

|About: Discover Financial Services (DFS)|By:, SA News Editor

More on Discover (DFS -3%) FQ4 earnings: Bulls on the high-flier (+61% YTD) may have a buying opportunity as the earnings miss looks to be the result of an 18% increase in expenses thanks to costs associated with the Tree.com acquisition and new partnerships. Operationally: Total loans +6% Y/Y, net interest margin +34 bps, net charge-offs a historical low of 2.29%, delinquency rate of 1.86% down 53 bps. (PR)