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Synchrony Financial SYF Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Feb 03, 2023, 7:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 37.05
  • Sector Financial Services
  • Industry Credit Services
  • Investment Style Mid Value
  • Day Range 36.66  –  38.00
  • Year Range 27.22  –  45.56
  • Market Cap 16.2353 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 5.7 Mil /  5.4 Mil
  • Price / Sales 1.12
  • Price / Book 1.34
  • Forward Div Yield 2.48%
  • Trailing Div Yield 3.05%

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Rising Credit and Funding Costs Are a Headwind to Synchrony’s Otherwise Solid Q4 Results

Michael Miller Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

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No-moat-rated Synchrony Financial reported decent fourth-quarter earnings that were largely in line with our expectations, as impressive loan growth was offset by rising credit losses and funding costs. The bank’s net interest income increased 7.2% from last year and 4.5% sequentially to $4.1 billion. Earnings per share fell 14.8% from last year to $1.26, which translates to a return on equity of 17.5%. The drop in earnings was primarily due to higher credit loss provisioning, with Synchrony building $425 million in reserves versus $72 million last year. As we incorporate these results, we are maintaining our $41 fair value estimate.

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Business Description

Synchrony Financial, originally a spinoff of GE Capital's retail financing business, is the largest provider of private-label credit cards in the United States by both outstanding receivables and purchasing volume. Synchrony partners with other firms to market its credit products in their physical stores as well as on their websites and mobile applications. Synchrony operates through three segments: retail card (private-label and co-branded general-purpose credit cards), payment solutions (promotional financing for large ticket purchases), and CareCredit (financing for elective healthcare procedures).

777 Long Ridge Road
Stamford, CT, 06902
Industry Credit Services
Employees 18,000

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SYF’s market cap is 16.24 Bil.
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SYF’s stock style is Mid Value.
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