NYSE:SYF - Synchrony Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $33.24 +0.08 (+0.24 %) (As of 04/18/2019 08:46 AM ET)Previous Close$33.16Today's Range$33.0650 - $33.4252-Week Range$21.77 - $36.32Volume4.54 million shsAverage Volume7.10 million shsMarket Capitalization$22.99 billionP/E Ratio8.89Dividend Yield2.53%Beta1.28 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, 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. 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 CIK1601712 Webwww.synchronyfinancial.com Phone203-585-2400Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.63 Current Ratio1.41 Quick Ratio1.41Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.89 Forward P/E Ratio7.90 P/E Growth1.02 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$18.25 billion Price / Sales1.26 Cash Flow$4.3394 per share Price / Cash Flow7.66 Book Value$20.42 per share Price / Book1.63Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.74 Net Income$2.79 billion Net Margins15.45% Return on Equity19.41% Return on Assets2.75%Miscellaneous Employees16,500 Outstanding Shares691,654,000Market Cap$22.99 billion Next Earnings Date4/18/2019 (Confirmed) 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Thursday, February 14th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.53%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 1st. View Synchrony Financial's Dividend History. How will Synchrony Financial's stock buyback program work? Synchrony Financial declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $1,640,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 7.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is 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 EPS for the quarter, topping the 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 net margin of 15.45% and a return on equity of 19.41%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm 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 Thursday, April 18th 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 Thursday, April 18th 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? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Synchrony Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $43.00. On average, they anticipate Synchrony Financial's stock price to reach $37.0833 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Synchrony Financial. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Synchrony Financial? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Synchrony Financial in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 8 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 very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Synchrony Financial earned a news sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting Synchrony Financial? Synchrony Financial saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 11,048,826 shares, a drop of 28.6% from the March 15th total of 15,470,687 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,434,704 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days. Approximately 1.6% of the company's shares are short sold. View Synchrony Financial's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Synchrony Financial's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Synchrony Financial include Zurich Insurance Group (ZURVY), CHINA MERCHANTS/ADR (CIHKY), HARGREAVES LANS/ADR (HRGLY), Ally Financial (ALLY), SBI (SBHGF), Green Dot (GDOT), 360 Finance (QFIN), LexinFintech (LX), Qudian (QD), Blucora (BCOR), Walker & Dunlop (WD), Yirendai (YRD), Mr. Cooper Group (COOP), X Financial (XYF) and Weidai (WEI). 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), General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intelsat (I) and Wells Fargo & Co (WFC). 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Mondrian Investment Partners LTD (0.34%), Heritage Investors Management Corp (0.07%), Jag Capital Management LLC (0.07%), Wilsey Asset Management Inc. (0.06%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.04%) and Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC IN (0.04%). Company insiders that own Synchrony Financial stock include David P Melito, Henry F Greig, 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 DNB Asset Management AS, Bell Asset Management Ltd, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Wiley BROS. Aintree Capital LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Tealwood Asset Management Inc. and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Synchrony Financial company stock in the last year include David P Melito, Henry F Greig and Paul Whynott. View Insider Buying and Selling for Synchrony Financial. Which institutional investors are buying Synchrony Financial stock? SYF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jag Capital Management LLC, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Carnick & Kubik Group LLC, W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Polianta Ltd and Wilsey 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 $33.24. How big of a company is Synchrony Financial? Synchrony Financial has a market capitalization of $22.99 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 16,500 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: 3.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 655 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 386 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,041MarketBeat'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. This page was last updated on 4/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do companies engage in swaps?