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Synchrony Financial Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:SYF)

$36.89
-0.05 (-0.14 %)
(As of 11/11/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$36.62
Now: $36.89
$37.05
50-Day Range
$31.86
MA: $34.37
$37.20
52-Week Range
$21.77
Now: $36.89
$37.33
Volume3.09 million shs
Average Volume5.62 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.84 billion
P/E Ratio9.86
Dividend Yield2.38%
Beta1.16
Synchrony Financial operates as a consumer financial services company in the United States. The company offers private label credit cards, dual cards, general purpose co-branded credit cards, and small and medium-sized business credit products; and promotional financing for consumer purchases, such as private label credit cards and installment loans. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
Phone203-585-2400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.25 billion
Cash Flow$4.38 per share
Book Value$23.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.79 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees16,500
Market Cap$23.84 billion
Next Earnings Date1/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Synchrony Financial's stock symbol?

Synchrony Financial trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SYF."

How often does Synchrony Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 23rd. Investors of record on Monday, November 4th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, November 14th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 1st. View Synchrony Financial's Dividend History.

How were Synchrony Financial's earnings last quarter?

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October, 18th. The financial services provider reported $1.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.10. The financial services provider earned $4.39 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.33 billion. Synchrony Financial had a net margin of 19.54% and a return on equity of 20.05%. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.91 earnings per share. View Synchrony Financial's Earnings History.

When is Synchrony Financial's next earnings date?

Synchrony Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Synchrony Financial.

What price target have analysts set for SYF?

13 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Synchrony Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect Synchrony Financial's share price to reach $39.08 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Synchrony Financial.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Synchrony Financial?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Synchrony Financial in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Synchrony Financial.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Synchrony Financial stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Synchrony Financial stock:
  • 1. BTIG Research analysts commented, "We are raising our 2019 EPS estimates for Buy-rated Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. (CTO) ahead of CTO’s 2Q19 earnings after CTO closed on a number of dispositions (both of land and multi- tenanted buildings) in late 2Q19 in addition to executing a number of new acquisitions. Our 2Q19 EPS estimate is increasing from $0.27 to $2.04, while we are also raising our 2019 EPS estimate from $8.20 to $9.55; our 2020 EPS estimate is declining modestly from $5.25 to $5.13. CTO’s previously announced land sales pipeline represents ~60% of the company’s remaining land holdings under purchase and sale agreement (aggregating ~$87M), and ~68% is expected to close in 2019." (7/15/2019)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Synchrony Financial’s shares have outperformed its industry year to date. It has witnessed its 2019 estimates move upward over the past 60 days. Its concerted efforts in forging alliances and effecting consolidations are likely to drive the shares going forward. It has been witnessing strong revenue growth since its inception in 2013 on the back of rising interest income. Moreover, its Retail Card platform has consistently performed well over the last several quarters. Its steady capital position also impresses. However, the company has been witnessing a steep rise in expenses since 2013, which has been weighing on its bottom line. The company has been taking up several organic and inorganic strategies with a view to expand which in turn, has resulted in higher marketing expenses and acquisitions-related costs. Its high allowance for loss remains another concern. Loss of Walmart continues to bother." (3/27/2019)

Has Synchrony Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about SYF stock have been trending very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Synchrony Financial earned a media sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Synchrony Financial.

Are investors shorting Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial saw a decline in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 10,180,000 shares, a decline of 15.1% from the September 30th total of 11,990,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,490,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's shares are short sold. View Synchrony Financial's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Synchrony Financial's key competitors?

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), General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are Synchrony Financial's key executives?

Synchrony Financial's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Margaret M. Keane, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Brian D. Doubles, Pres (Age 43)
  • Mr. Henry F. Greig, Exec. VP, Chief Credit Officer & Capital Management Leader (Age 56)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Quindlen, Exec. VP & CEO of Retail Card (Age 56)
  • Mr. Neeraj K. Mehta, Exec. VP, CEO of Payment Solutions & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 48)

Who are Synchrony Financial's major shareholders?

Synchrony Financial's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.49%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.42%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.34%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.32%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.31%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.30%). Company insiders that own Synchrony Financial stock include David P Melito, Henry F Greig, Laurel Richie, Margaret M Keane, Neeraj Mehta, Olympia J Snowe, Paul Whynott, Roy A Guthrie, Thomas M Quindlen and Will W Graylin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Synchrony Financial.

Which major investors are selling Synchrony Financial stock?

SYF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artemis Investment Management LLP, Birch Hill Investment Advisors LLC, Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Westchester Capital Management Inc., DPM Capital LLC, Banco Santander S.A. and Grisanti Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Synchrony Financial company stock in the last year include David P Melito, Henry F Greig, Margaret M Keane and Will W Graylin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Synchrony Financial.

Which major investors are buying Synchrony Financial stock?

SYF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., California Public Employees Retirement System, SG Americas Securities LLC, PGGM Investments, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., First Trust Advisors LP and Alberta Investment Management Corp. Company insiders that have bought Synchrony Financial stock in the last two years include Laurel Richie, Olympia J Snowe and Roy A Guthrie. View Insider Buying and Selling for Synchrony Financial.

How do I buy shares of Synchrony Financial?

Shares of SYF 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Synchrony Financial's stock price today?

One share of SYF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.89.

How big of a company is Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial has a market capitalization of $23.84 billion and generates $18.25 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $2.79 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.74 on an earnings per share basis. Synchrony Financial employs 16,500 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Synchrony Financial.

What is Synchrony Financial's official website?

The official website for Synchrony Financial is http://www.synchronyfinancial.com/.

How can I contact Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial's mailing address is 777 LONG RIDGE ROAD, STAMFORD CT, 06902. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 203-585-2400 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Synchrony Financial (NYSE SYF)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  701 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  430 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,131
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Synchrony Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SYF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SYF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/11/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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