Discover Financial Services (DFS) stock surged 1.82% Thursday morning following an upgrade from Wolfe Research, to trade around $90 apiece.
The firm raised its rating on the stock to outperform, or buy, from peer perform, citing Discover’s “underperformance fueled by internal control and risk management deficiencies that will ultimately…create a buying opportunity.”
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer took issue with Wolfe’s “very gutsy call,” citing reports of Discover overcharging merchants for more than a decade.
“People can’t resist bargains. In this market, there’s always some analyst who says ‘I have to take advantage of it.’ In the meantime, if you want a bargain, take advantage of Nvidia (NVDA) if the stock is down.”
The artificial-intelligence chipmaker, an Investing Club stock, reported another blowout quarter on Wednesday.
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