Shares of Discover Financial Services /zigman2/quotes/208747867/composite DFS -0.67% shed 0.69% to $122.18 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.88% rising 0.47% to 4,239.18 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.57% rising 0.06% to 34,466.24. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Discover Financial Services closed $2.74 below its 52-week high ($124.92), which the company achieved on June 8th.
Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Capital One Financial Corp. /zigman2/quotes/204480509/composite COF -0.51% fell 1.16% to $158.74, Zions Bancorp N.A. /zigman2/quotes/207521274/composite ZION +0.58% fell 2.72% to $55.08, and TFS Financial Corp. /zigman2/quotes/208607294/composite TFSL +0.62% fell 1.43% to $21.34.true Trading volume (1.7 M) remained 161,295 below its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.