NYSE:SYF

Synchrony Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

$47.02
-1.07 (-2.22 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$48.79
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$44.80
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$21.90
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Volume9.10 million shs
Average Volume4.83 million shs
Market Capitalization$26.79 billion
P/E Ratio8.38
Dividend Yield1.82%
Beta1.82
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About Synchrony Financial

Synchrony Financial operates as a consumer financial services company in the United States. It provides a range of specialized financing programs and consumer banking products to digital, retail, home, auto, travel, health, and pet industries. The company also 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, dual cards, and installment loans. In addition, it provides promotional financing to consumers for health, veterinary and personal care procedures, and services and products, such as dental, vision, audiology, and cosmetic; debt cancellation 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. 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. Synchrony Financial was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

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Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Synchrony Financial a buy right now?

11 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Synchrony Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Synchrony Financial stock.
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Are investors shorting Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial saw a decline in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 153,300 shares, a decline of 98.6% from the June 15th total of 11,290,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,590,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.0 days. Currently, 0.0% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Synchrony Financial's next earnings date?

Synchrony Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 19th 2021.
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How were Synchrony Financial's earnings last quarter?

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 19th. The financial services provider reported $2.12 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.47 by $0.65. Synchrony Financial had a net margin of 21.76% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 27.59%. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.06 earnings per share.
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How has Synchrony Financial's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Synchrony Financial's stock was trading at $24.49 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SYF shares have increased by 92.0% and is now trading at $47.02.
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How often does Synchrony Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 22nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, August 12th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 30th.
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Is Synchrony Financial a good dividend stock?

Synchrony Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.82%. Synchrony Financial does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Synchrony Financial is 33.85%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Synchrony Financial will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.57% next year. This indicates that Synchrony Financial will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Synchrony Financial's stock buyback program work?

Synchrony Financial declared that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Tuesday, May 25th 2021, which permits the company to repurchase $2,900,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 10.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for SYF?

11 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Synchrony Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Synchrony Financial's stock price to reach $54.27 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Synchrony Financial's key executives?

Synchrony Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Margaret M. Keane, Exec. Chair of the Board (Age 62, Pay $3.94M)
  • Mr. Brian D. Doubles, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 45, Pay $2.18M)
  • Mr. Brian J. Wenzel Sr., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 53, Pay $1.46M)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Quindlen, Exec. VP & CEO of Diversified and Value and Lifestyle (Age 59, Pay $1.94M)
  • Ms. Carol Juel, Exec. VP & Chief Technology and Operating Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. David P. Melito, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 55)
  • Ms. Jennifer Sekel Church, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Jonathan S. Mothner Esq., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 57)
  • Mr. Bart Schaller, Exec. VP & CEO of Digital (Age 52)
  • Ms. Trish Mosconi, EVP, Chief Strategy Officer & Corp. Devel. Leader

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

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

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), 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).

What is Synchrony Financial's stock symbol?

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

Who are Synchrony Financial's major shareholders?

Synchrony Financial's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.38%), Mondrian Investment Partners LTD (0.16%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.15%), Unigestion Holding SA (0.14%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.10%) and Heritage Investors Management Corp (0.08%). Company insiders that own Synchrony Financial stock include Carol Juel, David P Melito, Laurel Richie, Paul Whynott, PW Parker and Will W Graylin.
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Which major investors are selling Synchrony Financial stock?

SYF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Michigan Retirement System, Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Alliancebernstein L.P., Compagnie Lombard Odier SCmA, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank , Dupont Capital Management Corp, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, and PGGM Investments. Company insiders that have sold Synchrony Financial company stock in the last year include Carol Juel, David P Melito, and Paul Whynott.
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Which major investors are buying Synchrony Financial stock?

SYF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Unigestion Holding SA, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Moody National Bank Trust Division, Clear Street Markets LLC, Patton Fund Management Inc., Arkadios Wealth Advisors, and IFM Investors Pty Ltd. Company insiders that have bought Synchrony Financial stock in the last two years include Laurel Richie, and PW Parker.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Synchrony Financial's stock price today?

One share of SYF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.02.

How much money does Synchrony Financial make?

Synchrony Financial has a market capitalization of $26.79 billion and generates $16.07 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $1.39 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.60 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Synchrony Financial have?

Synchrony Financial employs 16,500 workers across the globe.

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.

When was Synchrony Financial founded?

Synchrony Financial was founded in 2003.

What is Synchrony Financial's official website?

The official website for Synchrony Financial is www.synchronyfinancial.com.

Where are Synchrony Financial's headquarters?

Synchrony Financial is headquartered at 777 LONG RIDGE ROAD, STAMFORD CT, 06902.

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]


This page was last updated on 8/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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