Quarterly Gainer: Synchrony Financial (SYF) stock performed 12.61%

A 19 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:EOG) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. Artemis Investment Management LLP increased its holdings in Synchrony Financial by 47.6% in the third quarter. Short-term investors can use monthly, weekly and even intraday trend graphs to foresee the direction of stocks. VITALE ROBERT V also bought $200,514 worth of Post Holdings, Inc. The stock of Pfizer Inc. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC purchased a new position in Synchrony Financial in the fourth quarter valued at $35,492,000. Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) finalized the Tuesday at price of $79.56 after traded 4294823 shares. It offers a subscription patent risk management service that facilitates exchanges of value between owners and users of patents. Inspirion Wealth Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 52,148 shares stake.

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Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance. The institutional investor held 440,154 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $13.67M, up from 428,416 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 10,608 shares of the company's stock, valued at $354,307.20. Moreover, Price Michael F has 0.68% invested in the company for 293,568 shares. Morgan Stanley raised their target price on shares of Synchrony Financial from $32.00 to $35.00 and gave the company an "equal weight" rating in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. BMO Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $38 target.

The average 1-year price target for Synchrony Financial (SYF) - averaging the work of different analysts - reveals a mean PT of $45.64/share. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 15 of analysts who cover SYF having a buy-equivalent rating. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating, twelve have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with "Buy" rating and $7000 target in Tuesday, August 1 report.

Shares of Synchrony Financial (NYSE SYF) traded up $0.16 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $36.86. The relative volume of the stock is 0.61 while its market cap is $28.14 billion.

The stock's short float is around of 1.58% and short ratio is 1.68. With an institutional ownership near 98.7%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 1.9. During the last 52 weeks, the (NYSE:SYF) price has been as high as $40.59 and as low as $26.01.

The collective rating of 2 for Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) also leans strongly towards the neutral end of the spectrum. According to the Analysts, the Low Estimate Earnings of the current Quarter is $1.58 whereas, High Estimate is $1.64. The company had revenue of $3.98 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.96 billion. Synchrony Financial had a return on equity of 15.30% and a net margin of 13.84%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.70 EPS. research analysts predict that Synchrony Financial will post 3.38 earnings per share for the current year. The Free Cash Flow Yield 5 Year Average of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU) is 0.039201. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 2nd. Its down 0.16, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. Synchrony Financial's payout ratio is 24.90%. Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has declined 10.35% since February 12, 2017 and is downtrending. If you are reading this article on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide copyright legislation.

Synchrony Financial operates as a consumer financial services firm in the United States. The Company provides a range of credit products through programs it has established with a group of national and regional retailers, local merchants, manufacturers, buying groups, industry associations and healthcare service providers.

Since September 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $3.04 million activity.

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