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Synchrony Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

$44.13
-1.08 (-2.39 %)
(As of 05/12/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$43.92
$45.72
50-Day Range
$38.80
$46.02
52-Week Range
$15.17
$47.22
Volume6.09 million shs
Average Volume6.66 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.67 billion
P/E Ratio20.24
Dividend Yield1.95%
Beta1.79
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About Synchrony Financial

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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
Phone203-585-2400
Employees16,500
Year Founded2003

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$19.09 billion
Cash Flow$5.95 per share
Book Value$22.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.75 billion

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Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$25.67 billion
Next Earnings Date7/20/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.54 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

21st out of 1,953 stocks

Nondepository Credit Institutions Industry

1st out of 51 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Synchrony Financial a buy right now?

13 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Synchrony Financial in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 10 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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Are investors shorting Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 9,410,000 shares, a drop of 27.4% from the March 31st total of 12,970,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,540,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.4 days. Approximately 1.6% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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, July 20th 2021.
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How were Synchrony Financial's earnings last quarter?

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 27th. The financial services provider reported $1.73 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.50 by $0.23. Synchrony Financial had a net margin of 8.16% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.73%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.58 earnings per share.
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How has Synchrony Financial's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Synchrony Financial's stock was trading at $24.49 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SYF stock has increased by 80.2% and is now trading at $44.13.
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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 Thursday, April 22nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, May 13th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 30th.
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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 1.95%. 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 initiated a stock repurchase program on Friday, January 29th 2021, which permits the company to repurchase $1,600,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 7.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for SYF?

13 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Synchrony Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $58.00. On average, they expect Synchrony Financial's share price to reach $41.54 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.9%.
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Who are Synchrony Financial's key executives?

Synchrony Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Margaret M. Keane, Exec. Chair of the Board (Age 62, Pay $4.17M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Brian D. Doubles, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 45, Pay $2.22M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Brian J. Wenzel Sr., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52, Pay $1.31M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Henry F. Greig, Exec. VP, Chief Credit Officer & Capital Management Leader (Age 58, Pay $1.52M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Quindlen, Exec. VP & CEO of Retail Card (Age 58, Pay $2M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Kurt R. Grossheim, Exec. VP & COO (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. David P. Melito, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 55)
  • Ms. Carol Juel, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Jennifer Sekel Church, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Jonathan S. Mothner Esq., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 57) (LinkedIn Profile)

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.

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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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.70%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.73%), Northern Trust Corp (1.07%), Sanders Capital LLC (0.95%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (0.86%) and Boston Partners (0.73%). Company insiders that own Synchrony Financial stock include David P Melito, Laurel Richie, Margaret M Keane, Paul Whynott, 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 Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Victory Capital Management Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Synchrony Financial company stock in the last year include David P Melito, Paul Whynott, and Will W Graylin.
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Which major investors are buying Synchrony Financial stock?

SYF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, Bluestein R H & Co., State of Michigan Retirement System, Artemis Investment Management LLP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, and Unigestion Holding SA. 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 $44.13.

How much money does Synchrony Financial make?

Synchrony Financial has a market capitalization of $25.67 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.

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.

When was Synchrony Financial founded?

Synchrony Financial was founded in 2003.

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 5/13/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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