Discover Financial Company Review & Valuation
About Discover Financial Services
Discover Financial Services, through its subsidiaries, operates as a direct banking and payment services company in the United States.
The Direct Banking segment offers Discover-branded credit cards to individuals; and other consumer products and services, including private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, and other consumer lending, as well as deposit products, such as certificates of deposit, money market accounts, savings accounts, checking accounts, and individual retirement arrangement certificates of deposit.
The Payment Services segment operates the Discover Network, which processes transactions for Discover-branded credit cards, and provides payment transaction processing and settlement services; and PULSE network, an electronic funds transfer network that provides financial institutions issuing debit cards on the PULSE network with access to automated teller machines and point-of-sale terminals.
This segment also operates Diners Club International, a payments network that issues Diners Club branded charge cards and provides card acceptance services.
The company was incorporated in 1960 and is based in Riverwoods, Illinois.