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Is Synchrony Financial(NYSE: SYF), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 7/31/2014. Synchrony Financial is in the Credit Services industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Synchrony Financial, is 9193.65, and so far today it has a volume of 4684553. Performance year to date since the 7/31/2014 is -7.10%.

To help you determine whether Synchrony Financial is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 10.53 and forward P/E is 9.44. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Synchrony Financial has a value for PEG of 1.99. P/S ratio is 1.74 and the P/B ratio is 1.78. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 1.9 and 3.94 respectively.

At the current price Synchrony Financial is trading at, 28.17 (-0.30% today), Synchrony Financial has a dividend yield of 1.84%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.68, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 14.28% after growing -4.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 5.30%, and 11.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 839.26, and the number of shares float is 833.47. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 96.60%. The float short is 2.15%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.95. Management has seen a return on assets of 2.80%, and also a return on investment of 21.20%.

The ability for Synchrony Financial, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 1.55 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, Synchrony Financial has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 68.10%, and Synchrony Financial has a profit margin of 16.50%.

The 52 week high is -22.62%, with 21.14% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -0.62% and the 200 day simple moving average is -3.82%.

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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