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Revenue Estimates Analysis Synchrony Financial (SYF)

Thanks to a rise of nearly 0.17% in the past five days, the stock price is now down -27.79% so far on the year - still in weak territory. FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) has risen 62.57% since July 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.71% the S&P500. During the session shares stayed in the range from $29.800 to $29.410. Volume on the day was 4.04 million shares. The Pentwater Capital Management Lp holds 560,000 shares with $20.31M value, down from 8.12M last quarter. Synchrony Financial has a 12 month low of $24.83 and a 12 month high of $38.06. The stock rose 0.35% or $0.1 reaching $29.48.

About 209,807 shares traded. It has underperformed by 27.05% the S&P500.

In the last reported quarter, Synchrony Financial reported its Actual EPS (earnings per share) of $0.61/share where most of the analysts working on this stock were estimating the EPS to be $0.73/share. The financial services provider reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.13. With that said, researchers took a deep dive into the hotly debated question: is it too early to buy Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF). Therefore 78% are positive. Synchrony Financial is now trading 0.11% above its 20-day and -8.72% versus the 200-day simple moving averages while 2.78% compared with its 50-day simple moving average. The firm has a market capitalization of $23.83 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.21 and a beta of 1.02. The rating was upgraded by Nomura on Tuesday, October 20 to "Buy". Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of SYF in report on Wednesday, May 4 with "Buy" rating. Wells Fargo initiated the shares of SYF in report on Wednesday, March 29 with "Outperform" rating. The rating was upgraded by Sterne Agee CRT on Monday, November 23 to "Buy". The rating was downgraded by Wedbush on Wednesday, December 7 to "Neutral". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, June 15 by Jefferies. DA Davidson initiated Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) rating on Wednesday, January 13. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, May 25 by Jefferies.

12/15/2016 - Bank of America Merrill Lynch began new coverage on Synchrony Financial giving the company a "buy" rating.

Pentwater Capital Management Lp increased Aetna Inc (Put) stake by 1.20M shares to 1.24M valued at $153.77M in 2016Q4. It also reduced its holding in Spx Corporation (SPW) by 26,964 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 320,553 shares, and cut its stake in Citigroup Inc.

Among 14 analysts covering Mattel Inc. Therefore 62% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 84 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Buckingham Research initiated it with "Buy" rating and $40.0 target in Wednesday, August 26 report. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Pacific Crest on Tuesday, September 22. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Market Perform" on Monday, October 19. Citigroup has "Buy" rating and $31 target. (NASDAQ:MAT), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. This increase is typical for the uptrend and shows the considerable optimism among investors. Its down 0.72, from 1.74 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 49 investors sold MSFT shares while 897 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 266 raised stakes. The average daily volatility for the week was at 2.15%, which was 0.14 higher than that in the past month. Symphony Asset Management LLC now holds 97,505 shares worth $2,464,000. 1,535 were accumulated by Covington Capital Mngmt. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC). 3,595,756 shares of the stock were exchanged. Snyder Cap Mgmt Lp invested in 85,291 shares or 0.29% of the stock. Spot Trading Ltd owns 1,734 shares. AT&T Inc. had 43 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.70 EPS. GD's profit will be $734.38M for 20.55 P/E if the $2.43 EPS becomes a reality.

For the past 5 years, Synchrony Financial's EPS growth has been almost 3.5%.

Since January 30, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 14 selling transactions for $2.55 billion activity. The total number of Outstanding Shares is 811.01 Million. CASEY JOHN PATRICK had sold 46,722 shares worth $8.98M. 3,000 shares were sold by Powell William Howard, worth $218,196 on Friday, May 12. The insider FRICKS WILLIAM P sold 10,146 shares worth $1.94M. Gros Richard R had bought 9,610 shares worth $250,004 on Tuesday, February 7.



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