Shares of Discover Financial Services (NYS:DFS) shed 3.94% to $117.26 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 0.04% to 4,221.86 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.62% to 33,823.45. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Discover Financial Services closed $8.12 below its 52-week high ($125.38), which the company achieved on June 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Capital One Financial Corp. (NYS:COF) fell 5.33% to $153.55, Zions Bancorp N.A. (NAS:ZION) fell 6.37% to $51.62, and TFS Financial Corp. (NAS:TFSL) fell 3.18% to $20.43. Trading volume (1.8 M) remained 73,549 below its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.