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NYSE:SYF

Synchrony Financial - SYF Stock Forecast, Price & News

$36.58
-0.37 (-1.00%)
(As of 02/8/2023 11:41 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$36.42
$36.82
50-Day Range
$31.98
$37.79
52-Week Range
$27.22
$45.56
Volume
892,962 shs
Average Volume
6.39 million shs
Market Capitalization
$16.48 billion
P/E Ratio
6.00
Dividend Yield
2.53%
Price Target
$39.27

Synchrony Financial MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.31 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.3% Upside
$39.27 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.37% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.43
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.25mentions of Synchrony Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 15 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$3.75 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
2.76%
From $5.07 to $5.21 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.53 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

252nd out of 861 stocks

Nondepository Credit Institutions Industry

6th out of 34 stocks

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About Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) Stock

Synchrony Financial engages in the provision of consumer financial services. It operates through three sales platforms: Retail Card, Payment Solutions, and CareCredit. The Retail Card platform is a provider of private label credit cards, and also provides Dual Cards and small-and medium-sized business credit products. The Payment Solutions platform is a provider of promotional financing for major consumer purchases, offering private label credit cards and installment loans. The CareCredit platform is a provider of promotional financing to consumers for elective healthcare procedures or services, such as dental, veterinary, cosmetic, vision and audiology. The company was founded on September 12, 2003, and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.

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SYF Stock News Headlines

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) Upgraded by StockNews.com to Buy
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SYF Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 11/10 Dividend
10/31/2022
Dividend Payable
11/10/2022
Last Earnings
1/23/2023
Ex-Dividend for 2/17 Dividend
2/03/2023
Today
2/08/2023
Dividend Payable
2/17/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/17/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Finance
Fax
N/A
Employees
18,000
Year Founded
2003

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$39.27
High Stock Price Forecast
$53.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$22.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+7.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.31
Research Coverage
13 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$3.02 billion
Pretax Margin
22.61%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$17.53 billion
Cash Flow
$8.11 per share
Book Value
$26.94 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
448,063,000
Market Cap
$16.48 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.63

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Key Executives

  • Brian D. Doubles
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Carol D. JuelCarol D. Juel
    EVP, Chief Technology & Operating Officer
  • Brian J. Wenzel
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Curtis Howse
    EVP, Chief Executive Officer-Home & Auto
  • Jonathan S. Mothner
    Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel













SYF Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Synchrony Financial stock right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Synchrony Financial in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" SYF shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SYF, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Synchrony Financial's stock price forecast for 2023?

13 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Synchrony Financial's shares. Their SYF share price forecasts range from $22.00 to $53.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $39.27 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have SYF shares performed in 2023?

Synchrony Financial's stock was trading at $32.86 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, SYF stock has increased by 12.4% and is now trading at $36.95.
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When is Synchrony Financial's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 17th 2023.
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How were Synchrony Financial's earnings last quarter?

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $1.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.14. The financial services provider earned $4.74 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.04 billion. Synchrony Financial had a net margin of 17.51% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 24.07%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.48 earnings per share.
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How often does Synchrony Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Friday, February 17th. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 3rd.
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Is Synchrony Financial a good dividend stock?

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.48%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 15.08%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SYF will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.66% next year. This indicates that the company 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 authorized a share buyback plan on Monday, April 18th 2022, which allows the company to repurchase $2,800,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase up to 13.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

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

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

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.51%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.36%), Los Angeles Capital Management LLC (0.27%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.20%), AustralianSuper Pty Ltd (0.20%) and Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (0.19%). Insiders that own company stock include Carol Juel, David P Melito, Laurel Richie, Margaret M Keane, Paul Whynott, PW Parker and Will W Graylin.
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How do I buy shares of Synchrony Financial?

Shares of SYF stock 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 $36.95.

How much money does Synchrony Financial make?

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has a market capitalization of $16.65 billion and generates $17.53 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $3.02 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.10 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Synchrony Financial have?

The company employs 18,000 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.
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How can I contact Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial's mailing address is 777 LONG RIDGE ROAD, STAMFORD CT, 06902. The official website for the company is www.synchronyfinancial.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (203) 585-2400 or via email at investorrelations@syf.com.

This page (NYSE:SYF) was last updated on 2/8/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff