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Synchrony Financial (SYF) Competitors

$40.64
-0.41 (-1.00%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)

SYF vs. COOP, COIN, L, BAM, NTRS, SUI, AER, VTR, SHG, and CG

Should you be buying Synchrony Financial stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Synchrony Financial include Mr. Cooper Group (COOP), Coinbase Global (COIN), Loews (L), Brookfield Asset Management (BAM), Northern Trust (NTRS), Sun Communities (SUI), AerCap (AER), Ventas (VTR), Shinhan Financial Group (SHG), and The Carlyle Group (CG). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Synchrony Financial vs.

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) and Mr. Cooper Group (NASDAQ:COOP) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, community ranking, earnings, valuation, media sentiment, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

In the previous week, Synchrony Financial had 1 more articles in the media than Mr. Cooper Group. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for Synchrony Financial and 7 mentions for Mr. Cooper Group. Synchrony Financial's average media sentiment score of 1.22 beat Mr. Cooper Group's score of 0.93 indicating that Synchrony Financial is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Synchrony Financial
5 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Mr. Cooper Group
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

94.7% of Synchrony Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.5% of Mr. Cooper Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Synchrony Financial shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.1% of Mr. Cooper Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Mr. Cooper Group has a net margin of 27.87% compared to Synchrony Financial's net margin of 10.68%. Synchrony Financial's return on equity of 17.37% beat Mr. Cooper Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Synchrony Financial10.68% 17.37% 1.99%
Mr. Cooper Group 27.87%12.01%3.74%

Synchrony Financial currently has a consensus price target of $37.72, suggesting a potential downside of 7.17%. Mr. Cooper Group has a consensus price target of $77.50, suggesting a potential upside of 8.80%. Given Mr. Cooper Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Mr. Cooper Group is more favorable than Synchrony Financial.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Synchrony Financial
1 Sell rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.29
Mr. Cooper Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Synchrony Financial received 645 more outperform votes than Mr. Cooper Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 71.59% of users gave Synchrony Financial an outperform vote while only 60.68% of users gave Mr. Cooper Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Synchrony FinancialOutperform Votes
824
71.59%
Underperform Votes
327
28.41%
Mr. Cooper GroupOutperform Votes
179
60.68%
Underperform Votes
116
39.32%

Synchrony Financial has a beta of 1.61, suggesting that its stock price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mr. Cooper Group has a beta of 1.37, suggesting that its stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Synchrony Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Mr. Cooper Group. Synchrony Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mr. Cooper Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Synchrony Financial$20.71B0.80$2.24B$5.187.84
Mr. Cooper Group$1.79B2.56$500M$7.349.70

Summary

Synchrony Financial and Mr. Cooper Group tied by winning 9 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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SYF vs. The Competition

MetricSynchrony FinancialNondepository credit institutions IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$16.70B$6.44B$8.02B$17.54B
Dividend Yield2.44%5.70%10.57%3.55%
P/E Ratio7.8415.9257.3821.89
Price / Sales0.8077.573,595.276.86
Price / Cash6.3019.1328.3215.39
Price / Book1.281.752.585.46
Net Income$2.24B$466.71M$992.89M$981.71M
7 Day Performance-0.91%-4.60%0.04%0.72%
1 Month Performance4.84%9.32%1.45%4.22%
1 Year Performance11.70%223.33%16.26%94.28%

Synchrony Financial Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
COOP
Mr. Cooper Group
4.7601 of 5 stars
$72.22
+0.3%
$77.50
+7.3%
+48.8%$4.76B$2.32B9.846,600Insider Selling
COIN
Coinbase Global
1.6186 of 5 stars
$199.22
+2.7%
$128.19
-35.7%
+255.2%$48.27B$3.11B737.853,416Short Interest ↓
Gap Up
L
Loews
4.5451 of 5 stars
$74.99
+0.6%
$170.00
+126.7%
+20.4%$16.66B$15.90B11.9012,280Short Interest ↓
Positive News
BAM
Brookfield Asset Management
4.5059 of 5 stars
$40.96
-0.2%
$42.20
+3.0%
+21.1%$16.92B$4.06B36.252,500Positive News
NTRS
Northern Trust
3.7516 of 5 stars
$81.78
+0.7%
$83.04
+1.5%
-11.0%$16.93B$12.12B16.1023,600Positive News
Gap Up
SUI
Sun Communities
4.5187 of 5 stars
$130.75
-0.5%
$141.00
+7.8%
-9.4%$16.27B$3.18B114.697,594Dividend Increase
AER
AerCap
3.6355 of 5 stars
$77.32
+1.8%
$87.71
+13.4%
+21.6%$16.25B$7.58B5.47640Short Interest ↓
VTR
Ventas
4.3873 of 5 stars
$42.64
-0.8%
$51.54
+20.9%
-9.1%$17.16B$4.50B-387.60486Positive News
SHG
Shinhan Financial Group
3.9212 of 5 stars
$31.55
+1.3%
$32.31
+2.4%
+16.6%$16.18B$18.75B5.402,020Gap Up
CG
The Carlyle Group
4.6028 of 5 stars
$44.82
+2.1%
$41.93
-6.5%
+29.4%$16.17B$2.96B-26.522,100

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This page (NYSE:SYF) was last updated on 3/5/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff