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Analyst’s Report Recap: Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) shares traded 0.50% during the most recent session the stock exchanged hands 22.97M shares versus average trading capacity of 7.71M shares, yielding a market cap of $19.06B. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $36.30 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 23 opinions, the mean target was last revised on 04/28/17.

Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) high price target of $41.00 and with a conservative view have low price target of $29.00 with a standard deviation of $4.50. If seeing target price from optimistic overview then it has a 47 percent upside potential from the latest closing price of $27.94.

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) received “Initiated” rating by Oppenheimer in a research note issued to investors on Apr-11-17 as Perform.

Additionally on Mar-29-17 Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) was “Initiated” by Wells Fargo as Outperform and on Dec-15-16 the stock was “Upgraded” by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy. Furthermore on Dec-07-16 the stock was “Downgraded” by Wedbush from Outperform to Neutral at $37.

On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 20.97 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 1.14, Consequently Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) weekly and monthly volatility is 3.78%, 2.45% respectively.

In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has an analysts’ mean recommendation of 1.70. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.

Analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings growth are expecting that Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) will report earnings of $0.6 for the current quarter, however the company’s high EPS estimates are $0.85 and low estimates are $0.5. However the company reported $0.58 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.

Previously Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter on 4/28/2017 Before Market Open, missing the consensus estimate of $0.74 by -$0.13. The company posted an earnings surprise of -17.57%.

While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of -6.80% whereas during current quarter it has 3.40% estimations over growth, comparing to the estimations of -2.60% during current year and 20.80% for next year. Past 5 years growth of Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) observed at -1.27%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of 8.80% over growth.

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) revenue estimates for the current quarter are $3.59B according to 13 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $3.66B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $3.54B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $14.95B compared to low analyst estimates of $14.6B and high estimates of $15.08B according 17 number of analysts.

Currently Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) shares owned by insiders are 0.20%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 97.10%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded -2.41%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded -0.18%.

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) trading -26.31% away from its 52 week high of $37.92 and +21.73% far from the stock’s low point over the past 52 weeks, which was $22.95. The stock hit its 52-week high on 01/04/17, and 52-week low on 06/27/16. The company’s trailing twelve month income is 2.25B dollars and is paying 1.86% dividend yield annually.

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) trailing twelve month revenues are $14.78B, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 1.82. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $17.37 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 1.61, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $11.82, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 2.36. The stock has a current PEG ratio of 1.12 where as its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 10.32.

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