NYSE:SYF - Synchrony Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$26.58 +0.30 (+1.14 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 03:45 PM ET)
Previous Close$26.28
Today's Range$26.31 - $26.74
52-Week Range$21.77 - $40.59
Volume828,397 shs
Average Volume5.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$19.10 billion
P/E Ratio10.13
Dividend Yield3.20%
Beta1.03
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 partnership with J. C. Penney Company, Inc. The company was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

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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$16.70 billion
Cash Flow$3.0835 per share
Book Value$18.47 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.94 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees16,000
Market Cap$19.10 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 Thursday, October 25th. Investors of record on Monday, November 5th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.16%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 2nd. View Synchrony Financial's Dividend History.

How will Synchrony Financial's stock buyback program work?

Synchrony Financial declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $1,640,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 7.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Synchrony Financial's earnings last quarter?

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) issued its earnings results on Friday, October, 19th. The financial services provider reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.11. The financial services provider had revenue of $4.21 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.18 billion. Synchrony Financial had a net margin of 13.70% and a return on equity of 17.90%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.70 EPS. 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 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Synchrony Financial.

How can I listen to Synchrony Financial's earnings call?

Synchrony Financial will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, January 25th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for SYF?

13 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Synchrony Financial's stock. Their predictions range from $26.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect Synchrony Financial's share price to reach $35.8182 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 34.8% 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 8 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Synchrony Financial.

Has Synchrony Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about SYF stock have been trending very positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Synchrony Financial's key competitors?

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.27%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.07%), Highland Capital Management LLC (0.04%), Bell Asset Management Ltd (0.04%), Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC IN (0.04%) and Denali Advisors LLC (0.03%). 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 DNB Asset Management AS, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Norman Fields Gottscho Capital Management LLC, Virtu Financial LLC, Moon Capital Management LLC, Highland Capital Management LLC and Advisors Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Synchrony Financial company stock in the last year include David P Melito, Margaret M Keane, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sit Investment Associates Inc., Bell Asset Management Ltd, Greylin Investment Mangement Inc., Meeder Asset Management Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Bowling Portfolio Management LLC and Denali Advisors LLC. 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 $26.58.

How big of a company is Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial has a market capitalization of $19.10 billion and generates $16.70 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $1.94 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.62 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 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  640 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  370 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,010
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This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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