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Synchrony Financial Company Profile (NYSE:SYF)

Consensus Ratings for Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Rating(s), 17 Buy Rating(s), 1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.90)
Consensus Price Target: $37.50 (48.34% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/29/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/29/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$35.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/26/2016Deutsche BankReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/23/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperform$39.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/17/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$37.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/15/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/15/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight$41.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/15/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$38.00 -> $31.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/15/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$37.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/14/2016BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingPositive$42.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/11/2016MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutral$37.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/23/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/8/2016Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$27.97 -> $28.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/13/2016Goldman SachsUpgradeBuy -> Conviction-Buy$37.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/23/2015Sterne Agee CRTUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$38.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/19/2015GuggenheimBoost Price TargetBuy$40.00 -> $42.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/8/2015Credit SuisseLower Price TargetOutperform$39.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/25/2015Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$40.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/20/2015SusquehannaBoost Price TargetPositive$38.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/20/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetHold$35.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/20/2015JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetMarket Outperform$36.00 -> $39.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/16/2015Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$35.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 6/30/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
4/22/2016        
4/22/2016Q116$0.69$0.70$3.17 billion$3.21 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/22/2016Q415$0.63$0.65$3.20 billion$3.21 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/16/2015Q315$0.66$0.69$3.02 billion$2.46 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/17/2015Q215$0.62$0.65$2.77 billion$2.41 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/17/2015Q115$0.64$0.66$2.80 billion$2.88 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/23/2015Q414$0.60$0.64$2.81 billion$2.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/17/2014Q3$0.67$0.70$2.25 billion$2.19 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
Earnings Estimates for Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.66$0.69$0.68
Q2 20162$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q3 20162$0.65$0.70$0.68
Q4 20162$0.64$0.69$0.67
Q1 20172$0.80$0.93$0.87
Q2 20172$0.66$0.73$0.70
Q3 20172$0.64$0.76$0.70
Q4 20172$0.68$0.76$0.72
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Dividend History for Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trading History for Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
5/24/2016Brian D DoublesInsiderSell1,000$30.00$30,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/31/2014Roy A GuthrieDirectorBuy10,000$23.00$230,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/31/2014Thomas M QuindlenInsiderBuy1,000$23.00$23,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)
DateHeadline
06/30/16 06:51 PMSynchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) Company Rating and Target Watch - Telanagana Press
06/30/16 06:51 PMPerformance to see: Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) - News Oracle
06/30/16 06:51 PMSynchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) from Credit Services – Todays Top Gains - Twin County News
06/30/16 06:51 PMSynchrony Financial (SYF) Makes Investment in flexReceipts - StreetInsider.com
06/30/16 09:24 AMAmerican Express: Bringing Up the Rear
06/29/16 06:35 PMSynchrony Financial (SYF) Makes Investment in flexReceipts
06/29/16 03:32 PMSYNCHRONY FINANCIAL Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure -
06/29/16 09:28 AMBRIEF-Synchrony Financial says makes investment in flexReceipts - * Announces a strategic investment in Flexreceipts Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
06/29/16 09:26 AMConsumers' Inability to Pay Off Credit Card Debt Is Rising (SYF, JPM)
06/29/16 08:21 AMSynchrony Financial Invests in flexReceipts, Inc. - [at noodls] - STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) today announced a strategic investment in flexReceipts, Inc., a provider of enriched digital receipts, data analytics and customer engagement ...
06/28/16 06:33 PMHot Stocks Alert - Williams Companies, (NYSE:WMB), Synchrony Financial, (NYSE:SYF) - Hot Stocks Point
06/28/16 01:12 PMSynchrony Financial :SYF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 28, 2016 -
06/28/16 08:21 AMSynchrony Financial and Vaughan Bassett Furniture Company Extend Consumer Financing Program Agreement - [at noodls] - STAMFORD, Conn. & GALAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), a premier consumer financial services company with 80 years of retail heritage, and Vaughan Bassett Furniture Company, a leading ...
06/26/16 09:37 AMStock Performance Focus on: Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) - Press Telegraph
06/24/16 06:44 PMAnalyst Recommended Stock: Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) - News Oracle
06/23/16 09:17 AMRecommendation Trends for Investors: Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) - News Oracle
06/23/16 09:17 AMSynchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) Stock Momentum Hits Weakness - CML News
06/23/16 09:17 AMMost Recent Analysts Ratings Report: Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) , Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) - Street Updates
06/21/16 06:11 PMAugust 19th Options Now Available For Synchrony Financial (SYF) - Nasdaq
06/21/16 06:11 PMSynchrony Financial (SYF) Stock Price Target Cut at JMP Securities - TheStreet.com
06/20/16 06:17 PMAugust 19th Options Now Available For Synchrony Financial (SYF)
06/20/16 03:30 PMSynchrony's View of Looming Credit Risks Not Shared by Industry Peers -
06/20/16 03:21 PMSynchrony Financial (SYF) Stock Price Target Cut at JMP Securities -
06/20/16 06:00 AMSynchrony Spreads Its Wings as It Flies Solo -
06/18/16 05:45 PMFinancial Stocks Analysis: Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW), Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) - share market updates (press release)
06/18/16 05:45 PMSynchrony Financial (SYF) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for June 16 - Equities.com
06/18/16 05:45 PMValuable Analysts Trends to Observe: Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) , Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) - Street Updates
06/18/16 09:49 AMSynchrony Financial celebrates Incredible India Family Day
06/17/16 11:24 AMSynchrony Financial – Value Analysis (NYSE:SYF) : June 17, 2016 -
06/17/16 09:22 AMSynchrony Financial Receives a Buy from BMO Capital
06/17/16 09:22 AMAnalysts still bullish on a credit-card stock that plunged 13% in a single day this week
06/17/16 05:38 AMWhat Drove the Sharp Fall in Credit Card Stocks? -
06/16/16 11:46 AMAnalysts still bullish on a credit-card stock that plunged 13% in a day - In a single day of trading this week, consumer credit card company Synchrony Financial plunged a whopping 13% after it said it expected to see more bad debt in the next year.
06/16/16 11:05 AMSynchrony Financial (SYF) Tumbled To A 4-Month Low
06/16/16 11:05 AMSynchrony on track for biggest one-day decline ever
06/16/16 11:05 AMPut Players Target Synchrony Financial (SYF) After Worst Session on Record
06/16/16 11:05 AMSynchrony Financial: The Sell-Off Could Have Been Avoided
06/16/16 11:05 AMSynchrony Financial is Now Oversold (SYF)
06/16/16 10:21 AMWhy Rising Credit Card Defaults Could Be Good for the Economy -
06/16/16 09:27 AMAmerican Express & Synchrony Financial: Not Even Stronger Wage Growth Can Save Them Now -
06/15/16 06:35 PMAnalyst Buzz: Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) - News Oracle
06/15/16 06:35 PMMore Squawk from Jim Cramer: Synchrony's (SYF) Forecast a 'Bombshell' - TheStreet.com
06/15/16 06:35 PMSynchrony Financial (SYF) Stock Rebounds After Downbeat Outlook - TheStreet.com
06/15/16 03:42 PMBMO Calls Market Response To Synchrony Guidance An Overreaction - BMO Capital says the 15 percent drop in Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) shares after the company revised its new credit guidance is an overreaction. Furthermore, the recent pullback creates a "compelling" buying opportunity. However, the shares recovered about 3 percent Wednesday. "SYF shareholders should benefit from meaningful excess capital (over $6 per share or 25 percent of market value); we expect the initiation of dividends and buybacks (65 percent total payout ratio starting in 2H16) in tandem with potential growth by acquisition (of loan portfolios)," analyst James Fotheringham wrote in a note. Synchrony Financial now sees FY16 net charge-off (NCO) rate ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
06/15/16 12:36 PMJefferies Cuts Synchrony Financial Estimates After NCO Guidance Change - Jefferies has cut its earnings estimates for 2016 and 2017 on Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) after the company raised its net charge-off (NCO) rate guidance. The brokerage, which has a Buy rating on the stock, also said the recent pullback in shares represents an attractive entry point. Synchrony Financial now sees FY16 NCO at 4.5 percent to 4.8 percent over the next twelve months, up from prior outlook of 4.3 percent–4.5 percent. Additionally, the company "anticipates its ALLL will increase by a corresponding 20-30 bps ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
06/15/16 09:23 AMSynchrony Financial defended after credit warning - Seeking Alpha
06/15/16 08:45 AMSynchrony Financial Forecasts Deeper Credit Losses -
06/15/16 07:38 AMSynchrony Financial breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SYF-US : June 15, 2016 -
06/14/16 06:20 PMAnalyst Ratings Buzz: Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) - News Oracle
06/14/16 06:20 PMAnalysts Rating Alert: Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) , WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF) - Street Updates
About Synchrony Financial

Synchrony Financial logoSynchrony Financial is a consumer financial services company. The Company provides a range of credit products through programs it has established with a group of national and regional retailers, local merchants, manufacturers, buying groups, industry associations and healthcare service providers. The Company's revenue activities are managed through three sales platforms: Retail Card, Payment Solutions and CareCredit. It offers its credit products through its subsidiary, Synchrony Bank (the Bank). Through the Bank, it offers a range of deposit products insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), including certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), money market accounts and savings accounts. The Company offers three types of credit products: credit cards, commercial credit products and consumer installment loans. The Company also offers a debt cancellation product. It offers two types of credit cards: private label credit cards and Dual Cards.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Industry: Credit Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SYF
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $25.28
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $28.73
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $28.65
  • P/E Ratio: 9.40
  • P/E Growth: 1.74
  • Market Cap: $21.08B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.65 EPS
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