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NYSE:SYFSynchrony Financial Stock Price, Forecast & News

$17.85
-0.28 (-1.54 %)
(As of 05/26/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$17.54
Now: $17.85
$18.15
50-Day Range
$13.25
MA: $17.14
$21.05
52-Week Range
$12.15
Now: $17.85
$38.18
Volume4.52 million shs
Average Volume9.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.42 billion
P/E Ratio4.02
Dividend Yield4.93%
Beta1.66
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

3.08 out of 5 stars


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$19.09 billion
Cash Flow$5.04 per share
Book Value$22.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.75 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees16,500
Market Cap$10.42 billion
Next Earnings Date7/17/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Synchrony Financial's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Synchrony Financial's stock was trading at $24.49 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SYF stock has decreased by 27.1% and is now trading at $17.85. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Synchrony Financial?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Synchrony Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Synchrony Financial.

When is Synchrony Financial's next earnings date?

Synchrony Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July 17th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Synchrony Financial.

How were Synchrony Financial's earnings last quarter?

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 21st. The financial services provider reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.19) by $0.64. The financial services provider had revenue of $3.89 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.98 billion. Synchrony Financial had a return on equity of 18.25% and a net margin of 15.58%. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.00 earnings per share. View Synchrony Financial's earnings history.

How often does Synchrony Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 24th. Investors of record on Monday, May 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, May 14th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 1st. View Synchrony Financial's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for SYF?

13 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Synchrony Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $42.00. On average, they anticipate Synchrony Financial's share price to reach $25.62 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 43.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Synchrony Financial.

Has Synchrony Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about SYF stock has been trending extremely negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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 coverage optimism score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutSynchrony Financial.

Are investors shorting Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 16,050,000 shares, an increase of 16.1% from the April 30th total of 13,830,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 10,570,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.5 days. Approximately 2.8% 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), Boeing (BA), General Electric (GE), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Synchrony Financial's key executives?

Synchrony Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Margaret M. Keane, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Brian D. Doubles, Pres (Age 43)
  • Mr. Henry F. Greig, Exec. VP, Chief Credit Officer & Capital Management Leader (Age 56)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Quindlen, Exec. VP & CEO of Retail Card (Age 56)
  • Mr. Neeraj K. Mehta, Exec. VP, CEO of Payment Solutions & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 48)

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.95%), Capital World Investors (4.52%), State Street Corp (4.48%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.19%), Geode Capital Management LLC (2.03%) and APG Asset Management N.V. (1.76%). Company insiders that own Synchrony Financial stock include David P Melito, Henry F Greig, Laurel Richie, Margaret M Keane, Roy A Guthrie 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 Janus Henderson Group PLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., APG Asset Management N.V., APG Asset Management N.V., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Wellington Management Group LLP, and APG Asset Management N.V.. Company insiders that have sold Synchrony Financial company stock in the last year include David P Melito, Margaret M Keane, and Will W Graylin. View insider buying and selling activity for Synchrony Financial.

Which institutional investors are buying Synchrony Financial stock?

SYF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Altshuler Shaham Ltd, Ruffer LLP, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Par Capital Management Inc., MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Eminence Capital LP, and Deutsche Bank AG. Company insiders that have bought Synchrony Financial stock in the last two years include Laurel Richie, and Roy A Guthrie. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Synchrony Financial's stock price today?

One share of SYF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.85.

How big of a company is Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial has a market capitalization of $10.42 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. Synchrony Financial employs 16,500 workers across the globe.

What is Synchrony Financial's official website?

The official website for Synchrony Financial is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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