NASDAQ:SYNT - Syntel Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$40.57 -0.17 (-0.42 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 03:21 AM ET)
Previous Close$40.57
Today's Range$40.57 - $40.72
52-Week Range$17.78 - $40.89
Volume987,501 shs
Average Volume647,140 shs
Market Capitalization$3.37 billion
P/E Ratio20.08
Dividend YieldN/A
Syntel logoSyntel, Inc. engages in the provision of digital transformation, information technology and knowledge process outsourcing services. It operates through the following segments: Banking and Financial Services; Healthcare and Life Sciences; Insurance; Manufacturing; and Retail, Logistics and Telecom. The Banking and Financial Services segment assists clients in the areas, such as cards and payments, retail banking, wholesale banking, consumer lending, risk management, investment banking, reconciliations, fraud analysis, mobile banking, and compliance and securities services. The Healthcare and Life Sciences segment provides a range of services and solutions to the industry to address regulatory requirements and emerging industry trends. The Insurance segment offers assistance in improving efficiency and effectiveness of the customers operations and in achieving business transformation. The Manufacturing segment comprises of business consulting and technology services. The Retail, Logistics, and Telecom segment serves a wide spectrum of retailers of specialty, apparel, and home improvement industries. The company was founded by Bharat Desai and Neerja Sethi on April 15, 1980 and is headquartered in Troy, MI.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Custom computer programming services
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.70
Current Ratio1.96
Quick Ratio1.96


Trailing P/E Ratio20.08
Forward P/E Ratio20.59
P/E Growth2.06

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$923.83 million
Price / Sales3.64
Cash Flow$2.2085 per share
Price / Cash18.37
Book Value($0.16) per share
Price / Book-253.56


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.02
Net Income$166.26 million
Net Margins18.42%
Return on Equity3,237.31%
Return on Assets38.35%


Outstanding Shares82,970,000
Market Cap$3.37 billion

Syntel (NASDAQ:SYNT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Syntel's stock symbol?

Syntel trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SYNT."

How will Syntel's stock buyback program work?

Syntel declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Friday, July 21st 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $60,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 3.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Syntel's earnings last quarter?

Syntel, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNT) issued its earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The information technology services provider reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.05. The information technology services provider earned $249.70 million during the quarter. Syntel had a net margin of 18.42% and a return on equity of 3,237.31%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 10.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.44 earnings per share. View Syntel's Earnings History.

When is Syntel's next earnings date?

Syntel is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 16th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Syntel.

What guidance has Syntel issued on next quarter's earnings?

Syntel issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Monday, July, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.49 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.44. The company issued revenue guidance of $249.7 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $232.50 million.

What price target have analysts set for SYNT?

12 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Syntel's stock. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $41.00. On average, they anticipate Syntel's share price to reach $27.2857 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 32.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Syntel.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Syntel?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Syntel in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 10 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Syntel.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Syntel stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Syntel stock:
  • 1. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, ". We maintain our Neutral rating on Syntel and raise our PT to $41 from $25. Atos (NC) held a conference call this morning announcing its agreement to acquire Syntel. Syntel has seen a large price increase lately with the stock up 22% over the last month and up 70% YTD, perhaps pricing in today’s news. We view the deal as beneficial to SYNT due to its significant premium from our original price target. We believe this could be a sign of potential further consolidation in the industry." (7/23/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Syntel is a worldwide provider of advanced technology services to Fortune 1000 companies, as well as to government entities. Their service offerings are grouped into three segments: e-Business, Application Outsourcing, and Teamsourcing. E-Business consists of practice areas in Web Solutions, Customer Relationship Management, Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence, and Enterprise Application Outsourcing services. " (7/10/2018)
  • 3. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We believe the sales pipeline for both digital and European projects is sizeable." (7/3/2018)

Are investors shorting Syntel?

Syntel saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,266,888 shares, a decrease of 40.4% from the July 13th total of 2,125,027 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,060,951 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.6 days. Currently, 3.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Syntel's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Syntel's key competitors?

Who are Syntel's key executives?

Syntel's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Rakesh H. Khanna, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Samrudhi Sarangi, General Manager-Operations
  • Anil Agrawal, CFO & Chief Information Security Officer
  • Ramakumar Singampalli, Chief Delivery Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Anil Jain, Senior VP & Head-Sales NAO

Has Syntel been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SYNT stock has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Syntel earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the information technology services provider an impact score of 46.48 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Syntel.

Who are Syntel's major shareholders?

Syntel's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (3.50%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.66%), Schroder Investment Management Group (1.48%), FMR LLC (1.47%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (1.04%) and BTIM Corp. (0.68%). Company insiders that own Syntel stock include Anil Agrawal, Anil Jain, Avinash Salelkar, Ben Andradi, Christopher Mason, Daniel M Moore, Murlidhar Reddy, Nitin Rakesh, Paritosh K Choksi, Prashant Ranade, Rahul B Aggarwal, Raja Ray, Rajesh Save, Rakesh Khanna, Rex E Jr Schlaybaugh, Sanjay Garg, Sujay Puthran, Sundarraj Venkatesan and Vinod Kumar Sahney. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Syntel.

Which major investors are selling Syntel stock?

SYNT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Intrepid Capital Management Inc., Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., IPG Investment Advisors LLC, Millennium Management LLC, ARGA Investment Management LP, Alambic Investment Management L.P. and Bank of America Corp DE. Company insiders that have sold Syntel company stock in the last year include Anil Jain, Avinash Salelkar, Ben Andradi, Daniel M Moore, Murlidhar Reddy, Prashant Ranade, Rahul B Aggarwal, Sanjay Garg, Sujay Puthran and Sundarraj Venkatesan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Syntel.

Which major investors are buying Syntel stock?

SYNT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Convergence Investment Partners LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., American Century Companies Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Martingale Asset Management L P. Company insiders that have bought Syntel stock in the last two years include Anil Agrawal, Anil Jain, Avinash Salelkar, Daniel M Moore, Murlidhar Reddy, Paritosh K Choksi, Prashant Ranade, Raja Ray, Rakesh Khanna, Rex E Jr Schlaybaugh and Vinod Kumar Sahney. View Insider Buying and Selling for Syntel.

How do I buy shares of Syntel?

Shares of SYNT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Syntel's stock price today?

One share of SYNT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.57.

How big of a company is Syntel?

Syntel has a market capitalization of $3.37 billion and generates $923.83 million in revenue each year. The information technology services provider earns $166.26 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.02 on an earnings per share basis. Syntel employs 22,114 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Syntel?

Syntel's mailing address is 525 EAST BIG BEAVER ROAD SUITE 300, TROY MI, 48083. The information technology services provider can be reached via phone at 248-619-2800 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Syntel (NASDAQ SYNT)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  249 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  395 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  644
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This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by Staff

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