Ready to Jump After Recent Trade: Synchrony Financial (SYF)

With 5.31 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 4.37 million shares. During the session, the Credit Services company that operates in wider Financial sector, reached to the highest price of $45.44 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $43.51. The 52-week range on SYF shows that it touched its highest point at $46.72 and its lowest point at $27.23 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $47.58. With its current market cap of 17.72 billion, SYF has annualized dividend of $1.00 while the current yield stands at 2.27%. SYF paid its most recent dividend on 1714694400, while the ex-dividend date for that was 1714694400. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.61.

Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of SYF was down-trending over the past week, with a drop of -3.22%, but this was up by 10.57% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 12.23% while six-month performance rose 49.83%. The stock gained 57.81% in the past year, while it has gained 15.58% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for SYF yields 6.97 with Next year EPS estimates of 5.90. For the next quarter, that number is 1.44. This implies an EPS growth rate of 15.68% for this year and -1.79% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 13.00% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 6.75%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 406.88 million SYF shares are outstanding with a float of 399.21 million shares on hand for trading. On 2024-04-30, short shares totaled 11.45 million, which was 284.99998 higher than short shares on 1711584000. In addition to Mr. Brian D. Doubles as the firm’s President, CEO & Director, Mr. Brian J. Wenzel Sr. serves as its Executive VP & CFO.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 1.01071 of SYF’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for SYF since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential.