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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Synchrony Financial, SYF

Synchrony Financial, SYF is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Credit Services in the sector of Financial. Based in USA, Synchrony Financial, SYF  has a market cap of 22465.37. Since its IPO date on the 7/31/2014, Synchrony Financial, SYF performance year to date is -11.46%. Today Synchrony Financial, SYF has gained -0.89%, with a current price of 26.8.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 95.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 4.90%. Return of assets are at 2.70%, with return on investment at 21.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Synchrony Financial, SYF is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.41. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 15.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 66.60%. Synchrony Financial ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Synchrony Financial, SYF has seen a EPS growth of -4.80%. A performance for the year of -12.78%. The 52-week high is -22.18%, and the 52-week low is 15.81%. The average volume for Synchrony Financial, SYF is 3694400.

With a target price of 35.14, can Synchrony Financial, SYF reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Synchrony Financial, SYF. Synchrony Financial has a P/E of 10.23 and a forward P/E of 8.98. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.68. Synchrony Financial also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.61 and 1.63 respectively. For P/cash, Synchrony Financial has a value of 1.91, while it is 3.64 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 26.8, Synchrony Financial has a dividend yield of 1.94%. We see a return on equity of 17.00%.

Looking more long-term Synchrony Financial, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 6.10%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 13.58% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -4.80% for this year and for the last five years a 11.60% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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