NYSE:SYF - Synchrony Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $31.79 +0.03 (+0.09 %) (As of 02/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$31.76Today's Range$31.75 - $32.055052-Week Range$21.77 - $38.07Volume6.57 million shsAverage Volume8.45 million shsMarket Capitalization$22.57 billionP/E Ratio8.50Dividend Yield2.64%Beta1.27 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. It also provides promotional financing to consumers for health and personal care procedures, products, or services, such as dental, veterinary, cosmetic, vision and audiology; 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 multiple channels, including digital and print. Synchrony Financial has a strategic partnerships with J. C. Penney Company, Inc.; and Fanatics, Inc. The company was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. Receive SYF News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SYF and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Nondepository credit institutions Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:SYF Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.synchronyfinancial.com Phone203-585-2400Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.63 Current Ratio1.41 Quick Ratio1.40Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.50 Forward P/E Ratio7.26 P/E Growth0.81 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$18.25 billion Price / Sales1.24 Cash Flow$3.0538 per share Price / Cash Flow10.41 Book Value$20.68 per share Price / Book1.54Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.74 Net Income$2.79 billion Net Margins15.45% Return on Equity19.41% Return on Assets2.75%Miscellaneous Employees16,000 Outstanding Shares709,862,000Market Cap$22.57 billion OptionableOptionable 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 23rd. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 4th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Thursday, February 14th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 1st. View Synchrony Financial's Dividend History. How will Synchrony Financial's stock buyback program work? Synchrony Financial announced that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,640,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 7.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Synchrony Financial's earnings last quarter? Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $1.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.93 by $0.16. The financial services provider earned $4.40 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.25 billion. Synchrony Financial had a return on equity of 19.41% and a net margin of 15.45%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.70 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 Friday, April 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Synchrony Financial. What price target have analysts set for SYF? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Synchrony Financial's shares. Their predictions range from $32.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate Synchrony Financial's stock price to reach $38.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Synchrony Financial. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Synchrony Financial? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Synchrony Financial in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Synchrony Financial. Has Synchrony Financial been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about SYF stock have been trending neutral recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Synchrony Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Synchrony Financial's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Synchrony Financial include American Express (AXP), Zurich Insurance Group (ZURVY), CHINA MERCHANTS/ADR (CIHKY), Ally Financial (ALLY), HARGREAVES LANS/ADR (HRGLY), SBI (SBHGF), Green Dot (GDOT), 360 Finance (QFIN), Walker & Dunlop (WD), Qudian (QD), LexinFintech (LX), Mr. Cooper Group (COOP), Blucora (BCOR), Weidai (WEI) and X Financial (XYF). Who are Synchrony Financial's key executives? Synchrony Financial's management team includes the folowing people: Ms. Margaret M. Keane, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)Mr. Brian D. Doubles, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 43)Mr. Jonathan S. Mothner Esq., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 55)Mr. Thomas M. Quindlen, Exec. VP & CEO of Retail Card (Age 56)Mr. Kurt R. Grossheim, Exec. VP & COO Who are Synchrony Financial's major shareholders? Synchrony Financial's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.47%), Baupost Group LLC MA (2.02%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.44%), CI Investments Inc. (1.38%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.34%) and APG Asset Management N.V. (1.12%). Company insiders that own Synchrony Financial stock include Brian D Doubles, David P Melito, Jonathan S Mothner, Laurel Richie, Margaret M Keane, Neeraj Mehta, Olympia J Snowe, Paget Leonard Alves, 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 Bessemer Group Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Baupost Group LLC MA, Boston Partners, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia, DNB Asset Management AS and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have sold Synchrony Financial company stock in the last year include David P Melito, Neeraj Mehta, Paul Whynott and Thomas M Quindlen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Synchrony Financial. Which major investors are buying Synchrony Financial stock? SYF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., CI Investments Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, DPM Capital LLC and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. Company insiders that have bought Synchrony Financial stock in the last two years include Laurel Richie, Olympia J Snowe, Paget Leonard Alves, Roy A Guthrie and Will W Graylin. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Synchrony Financial's stock price today? One share of SYF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.79. How big of a company is Synchrony Financial? Synchrony Financial has a market capitalization of $22.57 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 16,000 workers across the globe. 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: 3.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 646 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 374 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,020MarketBeat'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. 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