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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 22618.08. Since its IPO date on the 7/31/2014, Synchrony Financial, SYF performance year to date is -10.40%. Today Synchrony Financial, SYF has gained -0.45%, with a current price of 27.

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 -17.41%. The 52-week high is -21.61%, and the 52-week low is 16.66%. The average volume for Synchrony Financial, SYF is 1783275.

With a target price of 35.08, can Synchrony Financial, SYF reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Synchrony Financial, SYF. Synchrony Financial has a P/E of 10.35 and a forward P/E of 9.03. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.7. Synchrony Financial also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.62 and 1.65 respectively. For P/cash, Synchrony Financial has a value of 1.92, while it is 3.66 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 27, Synchrony Financial has a dividend yield of 1.92%. 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 13.92% 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.

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