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

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$31.36 +1.72 (+5.80 %)
(As of 10/21/2018 02:41 AM ET)
Previous Close$31.36
Today's Range$29.42 - $31.74
52-Week Range$28.64 - $40.59
Volume10.18 million shs
Average Volume4.62 million shs
Market Capitalization$21.95 billion
P/E Ratio11.97
Dividend Yield2.83%
Beta1.06
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 was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:SYF
CUSIPN/A
Phone203-585-2400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.05
Quick Ratio1.05

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio11.97
Forward P/E Ratio9.22
P/E Growth0.84

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.70 billion
Price / Sales1.39
Cash Flow$3.2263 per share
Price / Cash9.72
Book Value$18.47 per share
Price / Book1.70

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.62
Net Income$1.94 billion
Net Margins13.39%
Return on Equity16.96%
Return on Assets2.54%

Miscellaneous

Employees16,000
Outstanding Shares740,690,000
Market Cap$21.95 billion

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 Friday, July 27th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 6th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Thursday, August 16th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 3rd. This is an increase from Synchrony Financial's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. View Synchrony Financial's Dividend History.

How will Synchrony Financial's stock buyback program work?

Synchrony Financial announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $1,640,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 7.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Synchrony Financial's earnings last quarter?

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October, 19th. The financial services provider reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, topping the 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 return on equity of 16.96% and a net margin of 13.39%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $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 Friday, January 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Synchrony Financial.

What price target have analysts set for SYF?

18 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Synchrony Financial's stock. Their predictions range from $32.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect Synchrony Financial's share price to reach $38.0625 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Synchrony Financial.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Synchrony Financial?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Synchrony Financial in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 9 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. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Synchrony Financial’s shares have lost in a year’s time, which is narrower than its industry’s loss. Moreover, it has witnessed its 2018 and 2019 earnings estimates move upward over the last seven days. The company is well-positioned for long-term growth on the back of increasing revenues, driven by rapidly rising interest income as well as inorganic growth strategies. Its continuous efforts in alliances and acquisitions are likely to drive the shares going forward. Moreover, its Retail Card platform continued to perform well over the past several quarters. However, the company has been witnessing a steep rise in its expenses since 2013, which has been weighing on its bottom line. The loss of Walmart is another headwind." (10/8/2018)
  • 2. BTIG Research analysts commented, "Capital Return, Potential Tax Cut Boost = Upside We are reiterating our Buy recommendation on Synchrony Financial (SYF) while raising our price target to $44 from $36 based on 12x our FY19E earnings per share of $3.70. We believe SYF offers investors an attractive story featuring loan growth and capital return that position it to expand both EPS and ROE, and that the company’s enhanced partnership with PayPal (PYPL, Buy, $81 PT) offered the latest demonstration of its capabilities and capacity versus its card-issuing peers. We also view SYF as well positioned to benefit from the growth of eCommerce given its partnerships with PYPL, Amazon (AMZN, Not Rated) and others and its ability to extend its online and mobile capabilities to traditional retail partners." (12/17/2017)

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 59)
  • Mr. Brian D. Doubles, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 42)
  • Mr. Jonathan S. Mothner Esq., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Quindlen, Exec. VP & CEO of Retail Card (Age 55)
  • Mr. Kurt R. Grossheim, Exec. VP & COO

Who are Synchrony Financial's major shareholders?

Synchrony Financial's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.28%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.25%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.18%), RWC Asset Management LLP (0.10%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (0.06%) and Wilsey Asset Management Inc. (0.05%). 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 institutional investors are selling Synchrony Financial stock?

SYF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Handelsbanken Fonder AB, SeaBridge Investment Advisors LLC, Strs Ohio, BB&T Corp, Aperio Group LLC, Moon Capital Management LLC, Highland Capital Management LLC and Atria Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold Synchrony Financial company stock in the last year include David P Melito, Jonathan S Mothner, Margaret M Keane, Neeraj Mehta, Paul Whynott and Thomas M Quindlen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Synchrony Financial.

Which institutional investors are buying Synchrony Financial stock?

SYF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, PL Capital Advisors LLC, RWC Asset Management LLP, DNB Asset Management AS, Andra AP fonden and Tealwood Asset Management Inc.. 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 $31.36.

How big of a company is Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial has a market capitalization of $21.95 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:  631 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  351 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  982
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This page was last updated on 10/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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