The Long Case For Synchrony Financial (SYF)

Short-term as well long term investors always focus on the liquidity of the stocks so for that concern, liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 0.90 as current ratio and on the opponent side the debt to equity ratio was 0.79 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 0.76.

Shares of Coty Inc.(NYSE:COTY) have seen a movement of -0.50% in the most recent session. 118 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec grew its holdings in shares of Synchrony Financial by 2,777.1% during the 3rd quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 4.02 Billion and 3.71 Billion respectively. The total dollar value of all 781.48 million outstanding shares is 28.32 billion. Artemis Investment Management LLP increased its holdings in Synchrony Financial by 47.6% in the third quarter. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 5,643 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $168,000 after purchasing an additional 5,629 shares during the last quarter. 49,623 were accumulated by Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning Lc.

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

Synchrony Financial (SYF) shares were closed at $36.24 a share in the latest session and the stock value gain nearly 3.45% since the beginning of this year. The company's stock had a trading volume of 887,540 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,519,870. The stock has a market cap of $27,745.70, a PE ratio of 15.23, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.39 and a beta of 1.01. Advent Capital Management acquired 50,000 shares as Synchrony Financial (SYF)'s stock declined 26.83%.

Media coverage about Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. The financial services provider reported $0.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.07. Synchrony Financial had a net margin of 11.75% and a return on equity of 14.62%.

Synchrony Financial (SYF) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.7 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.63.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 15th. (NYSE:POST). Invesco Limited accumulated 0% or 56,775 shares. Its down 0.10, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 2nd. Synchrony Financial's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 24.90%. TISCH JAMES S bought $2.46 million worth of stock or 100,000 shares.

Technical analysis is as a method that applies to take a guess of future price trends through analyzing market action. The firm owned $58.18 million shares of the company's stock after selling 5.25 million shares during the period. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) finalized the Tuesday at price of $79.56 after traded 4294823 shares.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 39,259 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,570,360. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Timucuan Asset Management Inc sold 299,549 shares as the company's stock declined 7.36% while stock markets rallied.

The company now has an insider ownership of 0.2 Percent and Institutional ownership of 94.3 Percent.

SYF has been the topic of several research reports. Barclays set a $55.00 price target on Synchrony Financial and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. BTIG Research maintained Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) rating on Monday, July 17. Jefferies maintained the shares of SYF in report on Monday, September 18 with "Buy" rating. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) earned "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Thursday, January 25.

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Clifton Bancorp Inc. operates as the holding firm for Clifton Savings Bank that provides various financial services to clients and businesses in New Jersey. The latest exchange of 2.11 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 2.35 Million shares.

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