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NYSE:SYF

Synchrony Financial (SYF) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$39.70
+0.04 (+0.10%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$39.35
$40.15
50-Day Range
$35.77
$40.48
52-Week Range
$26.59
$40.92
Volume
4.61 million shs
Average Volume
4.10 million shs
Market Capitalization
$16.15 billion
P/E Ratio
7.66
Dividend Yield
2.52%
Price Target
$37.72

Synchrony Financial MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.29 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
5.0% Downside
$37.72 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.92% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.43
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.13mentions of Synchrony Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$477,302 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.63%
From $5.74 to $6.35 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.78 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

73rd out of 816 stocks

Nondepository Credit Institutions Industry

2nd out of 45 stocks

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About Synchrony Financial Stock (NYSE:SYF)

Synchrony Financial, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a consumer financial services company in the United States. It provides credit products, such as credit cards, commercial credit products, and consumer installment loans. The company also offers private label credit cards, dual cards, co-brand and general purpose credit cards, short- and long-term installment loans, and consumer banking products; and deposit products, including certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts, money market accounts, and savings accounts to retail and commercial customers, as well as accepts deposits through third-party securities brokerage firms. In addition, it provides debt cancellation products to its credit card customers through online, mobile, and direct mail; and healthcare payments and financing solutions under the CareCredit, Pets Best, and Walgreens brands; payments and financing solutions in the apparel, specialty retail, outdoor, music, and luxury industries. The company offers its credit products through programs established with a group of national and regional retailers, local merchants, manufacturers, buying groups, industry associations, and healthcare service providers; and deposit products through various channels, such as digital and print. It serves digital, health and wellness, retail, home, auto, powersports, jewelry, pets, and other industries. The company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

SYF Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/23/2024
Ex-Dividend for 2/15 Dividend
2/02/2024
Dividend Payable
2/15/2024
Today
2/23/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/17/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-Industry
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
20,000
Year Founded
2003

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$37.72
High Stock Price Target
$56.00
Low Stock Price Target
$30.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-5.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.29
Research Coverage
17 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.24 billion
Pretax Margin
13.83%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$20.71 billion
Cash Flow
$6.39 per share
Book Value
$32.37 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
404,200,000
Market Cap
$16.15 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.62

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SYF Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Synchrony Financial stock right now?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Synchrony Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 10 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" SYF shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SYF, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Synchrony Financial's stock price target for 2024?

17 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Synchrony Financial's shares. Their SYF share price targets range from $30.00 to $56.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $37.72 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.0%.
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How have SYF shares performed in 2024?

Synchrony Financial's stock was trading at $38.19 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, SYF stock has increased by 4.0% and is now trading at $39.70.
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Are investors shorting Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 11,910,000 shares, a drop of 12.7% from the December 31st total of 13,650,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,530,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.6 days. Currently, 2.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Synchrony Financial's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 17th 2024.
View our SYF earnings forecast
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How were Synchrony Financial's earnings last quarter?

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $1.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.93 by $0.10. The financial services provider had revenue of $5.55 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.45 billion. Synchrony Financial had a net margin of 10.68% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.37%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.26 earnings per share.
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How often does Synchrony Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 24th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Thursday, February 15th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.52%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 2nd.
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Is Synchrony Financial a good dividend stock?

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.47%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 19.31%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SYF will have a dividend payout ratio of 15.75% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for SYF.

How will Synchrony Financial's stock buyback program work?

Synchrony Financial declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Tuesday, April 25th 2023, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What is Margaret M. Keane's approval rating as Synchrony Financial's CEO?

598 employees have rated Synchrony Financial Chief Executive Officer Margaret M. Keane on Glassdoor.com. Margaret M. Keane has an approval rating of 94% among the company's employees. This puts Margaret M. Keane in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Synchrony Financial own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Synchrony Financial investors own include Bank of America (BAC), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Verizon Communications (VZ), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

Who are Synchrony Financial's major shareholders?

Synchrony Financial's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (13.08%), Capital World Investors (10.95%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.70%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.56%), Norges Bank (1.16%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.15%). Insiders that own company stock include Alberto Casellas, Bart Schaller, Brian D Doubles, Carol Juel, David P Melito, Margaret M Keane and Paul Whynott.
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How do I buy shares of Synchrony Financial?

Shares of SYF stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Synchrony Financial have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Synchrony Financial: CareCredit LLC, GPShopper, GPShopper LLC, Loop Commerce Inc., Pets Best, RFS Holding Inc., RFS Holding L.L.C., Retail Finance Credit Services LLC, Retail Finance International Holdings Inc., Retail Finance Servicing LLC, Synchrony Bank, Synchrony Card Funding LLC, Synchrony Financial Canada, Synchrony Financial Canada Company, Synchrony Financial Services Puerto Rico LLC, Synchrony Global Services Philippines Inc., Synchrony Holding Company, Synchrony International Resource Management LLC, Synchrony International Services Private Limited, Synchrony Lending Inc., and Synchrony Sales Finance Holding LLC.
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This page (NYSE:SYF) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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