Discover Bank


502 E Market St
Greenwood, DE 19950
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Phone 800 347 2683

Notable Rates APY Vs.Others
Savings N.A. 0.85% →
1-Year CD N.A. 0.75% →
2-Year CD N.A. 0.80% →
5-Year CD N.A. 1.25% →
30-Year Mortgage N.A. 2.72% →
15-Year Mortgage N.A. 2.36% →
HELOC N.A. 2.79% →

2021 Overview

General Bank Information

Discover Bank is an FDIC insured institution located in Greenwood, DE. It was founded in 1911 and has approximately $108.94 billion in assets. Customers can open an account at one of its 2 branches.

FDIC Insured Yes
FDIC Certificate # 5649
Date Established 1911
Assets $ 108.94 billion
Loans $ 80.65 billion
Deposits $ 77.32 billion
Capital $ 11.71 billion

For a more detailed analysis of Discover Bank's financial condition and a description of what these numbers mean, please visit the Financial Details section.

Deposit Rates - October 28, 2021

Your Current Location: Connecticut, CT 06828

Online Only Savings Rates of Discover Bank

Online Savings Rates APY MIN MAX
Online Savings Account
0.40% $0 - Learn More

Online Only CD Rates of Discover Bank

Online CD Rates APY MIN MAX
6 Mo CD 2.5K
0.25% $2,500 - Learn More
12 Mo CD 2.5K
0.50% $2,500 - Learn More
18 Mo CD 2.5K
0.50% $2,500 - Learn More
24 Mo CD 2.5K
0.55% $2,500 - Learn More
36 Mo CD 2.5K
0.60% $2,500 - Learn More
48 Mo CD 2.5K
0.65% $2,500 - Learn More
60 Mo CD 2.5K
0.80% $2,500 - Learn More

Bank Online Offers

Discover Bank Lowers Online Savings Rate to 1.25% APY
May 14, 2020

Discover Bank has lowered its online savings rate from 1.40% APY to 1.25% APY this morning.

Discover Bank's Online Savings Rate is Now 1.15% APY
May 26, 2020

Discover Bank's online savings rate is now 1.15% APY.


Loan Rates - October 28, 2021

Your Current Location: Connecticut, CT 06828

There are currently no loan rates available for Discover Bank

Please contact the bank for questions about their loan products. In the meantime you may wish to consider these offerings:

Featured - Connecticut 30 Year Fixed Mortgage Rates 2021

Lender APR Rate (%) Monthly
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NMLS ID: 330511
2.929% 2.875%
0.75 points
$1,735 fees
$1,038 Learn More

Featured - Connecticut Home Equity Line Of Credit Rates 2021

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Bethpage Federal Credit Union
Bethpage Federal Credit Union
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Intro APR 2.990 %
After Intro: 3.750 %
Intro Period: 12 months
$25,000 Learn More
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Third Federal Savings and Loan
Third Federal Savings and Loan
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2.240 %
$0 Learn More
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Financial Details

Discover Bank Ratio Analysis

The following ratios and data are available to help you better understand the financial condition of Discover Bank. The data is provided by the FDIC. All banks listed on are FDIC-insured. No depositor has ever lost deposits that have been within the FDIC insurance limits.

Texas Ratio
Discover Bank U.S. Bank Average
3.84% 4.78%

The Texas Ratio compares the bank’s non performing assets (non-performing loans and real estate owned) with its tangible common equity and its loan loss reserves. A lower Texas ratio indicates better coverage of problem loans. The closer the Texas Ratio is to 1-to-1 or 100%, the less capital and reserves a bank has to absorb its loan losses.

As of June 30, 2021, Discover Bank had $719,844,000 in non-current loans and $0 in owned real estate. To cover these potential losses it had $11,714,323,000 in equity and $7,025,730,000 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 3.84%.

Return on Equity
Discover Bank U.S. Bank Average
49.78% 11.29%

Discover Bank has a Return on Equity of 49.78% versus the BestCashCow average of 11.29%. Return on equity measures how efficiently a bank is making money from its capital. A bank with a consistently high ROE can be considered well run. A bank with a consistently low ROE can be considered poorly run.

Discover Bank U.S. Bank Average
10.75% 11.72%

Discover Bank has a Capitalization of 10.75% versus the BestCashCow average of 11.72. Capitalization measures how much equity capital a bank has to underpin loans and other assets on its balance sheet. The higher the capitalization number the more secure a bank is considered.

Discover Bank Balance Sheet Analysis

As of June 30, 2021, Discover Bank had assets of $108,936,256,000, loans of $80,648,272,000, and deposits of $77,323,532,000. Long-term increases in deposits shows a bank's ability to raise funds to grow its loans and assets. Loan and asset growth may rise or fall depending on a bank's strategy for growth. Sharp rises and falls in assets, deposits, and loans can be problematic, indicating a loosening of lending standards, or financial distress leading to reduced lending. A big change in these figured can also be from a bank acquisition or merger.

Summary Balance Sheet

June 30, 2021
Cash & Balances due from depository institutions $ 15.24 billion
Interest-bearing balances $ 14.22 billion
Total securities $ 9.76 billion
Federal funds sold and reverse repurchase N.A.
Net loans and leases $ 80.65 billion
Loan loss allowance $ 7.03 billion
Trading account assets N.A.
Bank premises and fixed assets N.A.
Other real estate owned N.A.
Goodwill and other intangibles N.A.
All other assets $ 2.96 billion
     Total Assets $ 97.22 billion
Total deposits $ 77.32 billion
      Interest-bearing deposits $ 75.89 billion
      Deposits held in domestic offices $ 77.32 billion
      % insured (estimated) 90.02%
Federal funds purchased and repurchase agreements N.A.
Trading liabilities N.A.
Other borrowed funds $ 15.31 billion
Subordinated debt $ 1,010.63 million
All other liabilities $ 3.58 billion
      Total Liabilities $ 97.22 billion
      Shareholders’ Equity $ 11.71 billion

Summary Income Statement

June 30, 2021
Total Interest Income $ 5.40 billion
Total Interest Expense $ 508.54 million
Net interest income $ 4.89 billion
Provision for loan and lease losses N.A.
Total non interest income $ 443.02 million
Total non interest expense $ 1,950.13 million
Pre-tax Net Operating Income $ 3.61 billion

Bank Loan Profile?

The top three loan types in Discover Bank’s loan portfolio are Credit Card Loans, 1-4 Family Residential Loans, and Commercial and Industrial Loans.

Compared to other banks in Delaware, Discover Bank has a significantly higher percent of Credit Card Loans on its balance sheet, potentially indicating a specialty in that lending area.

Note: Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding and double categorization of some loan types. All data from the FDIC. Additional information about this table.

Comparison to Other Banks
 Low   Med   High 
1-4 Family Residential Loans 2.49
Credit Card Loans 85.21
Consumer Auto Loans 0.00
Small Business Loans 0.00
Construction and Development Loans 0.00
Commercial Real Estate 0.00
Commercial and Industrial Loans 0.21
Farm Loans 0.00

Frequently Asked Questions About Discover Bank

Branches and Savings

Is Discover Bank FDIC insured?

Yes. It is covered under FDIC Certificate #5649.

Why does Discover Bank pay such low interest on savings accounts?

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Why are Discover Bank CD rates not competitive?

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