Coronavirus Recovery Watch: Discover Financial Had A Strong Run Last Week With Potentially More To Come

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Our Consumer Finance portfolio of 5 stocks shows an average return of 24% in the last five trading days compared with a 12.8% return in the Dow during the same period. This portfolio reflects one set of possible stocks expected to outperform if there’s a reasonably quick Coronavirus-recovery.

 

Top Performers

The top 3 performers within the portfolio in the last 5 trading days were:

  • Discover Financial (52.1% return)
  • Capital One (22.9% return)
  • American Express (19.7% return)

The top 3 performers on Friday were:

  • Visa (-4.3% return)
  • Capital One (-4.4% return)
  • American Express (-4.9% return)

 

Portfolio Summary (at market close on Friday, March 27)

Ticker Market Cap Stock Price Return
COF  $25.3 Bil $55.30  1D: -4.4%  5D: 22.9%  YTD: -46.3%
DFS  $11.8 Bil $38.41  1D: -7.9%  5D: 52.1%  YTD: -54.7%
AXP  $71.5 Bil $88.73  1D: -4.9%  5D: 19.7%  YTD: -28.7%
MA  $248.9 Bil $247.65  1D: -5.9%  5D: 17.1%  YTD: -17.1%
V  $358.0 Bil $161.56  1D: -4.3%  5D: 10%  YTD: -14%

 


Financial Highlights for Top Performer Discover Financial

Discover Financial’s market cap has declined by $15.7 billion from about $27.4 billion on 12/31/2019 to $11.8 billion now. The company had $12 billion in revenue in 2019 from which it derived $3 billion in net income and $9.09 in earnings per share.

As a comparison, Capital One had $28.6 billion in revenue in 2019 from which it derived $5.5 billion in net income and $11.10 in earnings per share and saw its market cap go from $27.4 billion on 12/31/2019 to the current level of $11.8 billion.

See the consumer finance portfolio for more financial highlights on each portfolio company.

 

Reminder: Portfolio Performance Hinges on Speedy Recovery

Our dashboard forecasting US COVID-19 cases with cross-country comparisons analyzes expected recovery time-frames and possible spread of the virus.

Further, our dashboard -28% Coronavirus crash vs 4 Historic crashes builds a complete macro picture and complements our analyses of the coronavirus outbreak’s impact.

 

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