Brokers Recommendations on: Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) belonging to the Finance sector has declined -0.16% and closed its last trading session at $36.45.

The company reported its EPS on 01/20/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $42.82.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.33. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 1.33 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.36 and 1.36 respectively.

Synchrony Financial on 01/20/2017 reported its EPS as $0.7 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.67. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.03. This shows a surprise factor of 4.5%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Synchrony Financial Earnings, with 20 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.76. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.83 and $0.7 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.7.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Synchrony Financial as $3.5 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 11 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 3.69 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 2.85 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 3.21 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Synchrony Financial is 8.6%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 27.6%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -1.27% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 10.84%.

The Company got Upgrade by BofA/Merrill on 15-Dec-16 from Neutral to Buy.

Insider Trades for Synchrony Financial show that the latest trade was made on 3 Jan 2017 where Melito David P, the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 1392 shares were traded at a price of $38.

22 analysts projected Price Targets for Synchrony Financial. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $49. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $37 and the Mean Price Target is $42.82.

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has the market capitalization of $29.12 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $38.06 on Jan 4, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $23.25 on Jun 27, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 2.6 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 16.3% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 23.9 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 0.86 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0 and ATR value of 0.79. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 2.11% and 2.03%.

Company profile:

Synchrony Financial is a consumer financial services company. It offers private label credit cards, dual cards and small and medium-sized business credit products; promotional financing for consumer purchases, including installment loans; and promotional financing to consumers. The company also offers various deposit products, such as certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts, money market accounts, and savings accounts directly to retail and commercial customers under the Optimizer+Plus brand. Synchrony Financial is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.