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Synchrony Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.20 (-2.98 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $39.02
50-Day Range
MA: $37.17
52-Week Range
Now: $39.02
Volume7.49 million shs
Average Volume6.66 million shs
Market Capitalization$22.78 billion
P/E Ratio17.90
Dividend Yield2.19%
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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February 25, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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February 12, 2021 |  uk.finance.yahoo.com
SYF: Rating decreased to a HOLD
February 11, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Recap: Synchrony Finl Q4 Earnings
January 29, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
SYF: Raising target price to $45.00
January 22, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
SYF: Raising target price to $42.00
January 7, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$19.09 billion
Cash Flow$5.26 per share
Book Value$22.21 per share


Net Income$3.75 billion


Market Cap$22.78 billion
Next Earnings Date4/20/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.53 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

22nd out of 1,931 stocks

Nondepository Credit Institutions Industry

1st out of 51 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-1.20 (-2.98 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Synchrony Financial a buy right now?

15 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Synchrony Financial in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 11 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Synchrony Financial?

Wall Street analysts have given Synchrony Financial a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Synchrony Financial wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 12,000,000 shares, an increase of 22.2% from the December 31st total of 9,820,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,030,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 days. Approximately 2.1% of the shares of the company 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, April 20th 2021.
View our earnings forecast for Synchrony Financial

How were Synchrony Financial's earnings last quarter?

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) issued its earnings results on Thursday, January, 28th. The financial services provider reported $1.24 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.91 by $0.33. The financial services provider earned $3.66 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.72 billion. Synchrony Financial had a net margin of 8.16% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.73%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.10 earnings per share.
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How has Synchrony Financial's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Synchrony Financial's stock was trading at $24.49 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SYF shares have increased by 59.3% and is now trading at $39.02.
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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 Wednesday, January 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 5th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Tuesday, February 16th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 4th.
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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 2.19%. Synchrony Financial does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Synchrony Financial is 20.51%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Synchrony Financial will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.86% 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 announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Friday, January 29th 2021, which allows the company to buyback $1,600,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 7.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for SYF?

15 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Synchrony Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $54.00. On average, they expect Synchrony Financial's stock price to reach $33.94 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.0%.
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Who are Synchrony Financial's key executives?

Synchrony Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Margaret M. Keane, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $4.17M)
  • Mr. Brian D. Doubles, Pres (Age 45, Pay $2.22M)
  • Mr. Brian J. Wenzel Sr., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52, Pay $1.31M)
  • Mr. Henry F. Greig, Exec. VP, Chief Credit Officer & Capital Management Leader (Age 58, Pay $1.52M)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Quindlen, Exec. VP & CEO of Retail Card (Age 58, Pay $2M)
  • Mr. Neeraj K. Mehta, Exec. Officer (Age 50, Pay $1.73M)
  • Mr. Kurt R. Grossheim, Exec. VP & COO
  • Mr. David P. Melito, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 55)
  • Ms. Carol Juel, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Jennifer Sekel Church, Head of Investor Relations

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 BlackRock Inc. (7.08%), FMR LLC (6.13%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.44%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.32%), MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd (1.13%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.11%). Company insiders that own Synchrony Financial stock include David P Melito, Henry F Greig, Laurel Richie, Margaret M Keane, 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 AJO LP, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, FMR LLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Alyeska Investment Group L.P., MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd, and SeaTown Holdings Pte. Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Synchrony Financial company stock in the last year include David P Melito, and Will W Graylin.
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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 Principal Financial Group Inc., Boston Partners, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Causeway Capital Management LLC, CI Investments Inc., Sanders Capital LLC, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. 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 $39.02.

How much money does Synchrony Financial make?

Synchrony Financial has a market capitalization of $22.78 billion and generates $19.09 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $3.75 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.29 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Synchrony Financial have?

Synchrony Financial employs 16,500 workers across the globe.

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 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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