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

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$33.50 -0.03 (-0.09 %)
(As of 04/26/2019 01:51 AM ET)
Previous Close$33.53
Today's Range$33.28 - $33.84
52-Week Range$21.77 - $36.32
Volume3.30 million shs
Average Volume6.95 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.17 billion
P/E Ratio8.96
Dividend Yield2.51%
Beta1.28
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
Phone203-585-2400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.25 billion
Cash Flow$4.3059 per share
Book Value$21.27 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.79 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees16,500
Market Cap$23.17 billion
Next Earnings Date7/26/2019 (Estimated)
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Thursday, May 16th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 3rd. View Synchrony Financial's Dividend History.

How will Synchrony Financial's stock buyback program work?

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

How were Synchrony Financial's earnings last quarter?

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 18th. The financial services provider reported $1.00 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.12. The financial services provider had revenue of $4.23 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.29 billion. Synchrony Financial had a net margin of 17.52% and a return on equity of 19.79%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.83 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, July 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Synchrony Financial.

What price target have analysts set for SYF?

14 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Synchrony Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect Synchrony Financial's stock price to reach $37.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.2% 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 somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Synchrony Financial earned a news impact score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial saw a drop in short interest during 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 volume of 5,434,704 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.0 days. Currently, 1.6% of the company's stock are sold short. View Synchrony Financial's Current Options Chain.

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), General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Intelsat (I), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Mondrian Investment Partners LTD (0.34%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.26%), Ellis Investment Partners LLC (0.17%), Heritage Investors Management Corp (0.07%), Jag Capital Management LLC (0.07%) and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. (0.07%). 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 major 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, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Highland Capital Management LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Bell Asset Management Ltd, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Gulf International Bank UK Ltd and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. 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 major investors are buying Synchrony Financial stock?

SYF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ellis Investment Partners LLC, Jag Capital Management LLC, Columbus Circle Investors, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Carnick & Kubik Group LLC, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. 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 $33.50.

How big of a company is Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial has a market capitalization of $23.17 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 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  655 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  389 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,044
MarketBeat'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 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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