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Synchrony Financial (SYF) Stake Up in Latest Report from Tcw Group Inc

ING Groep NV now owns 39,434 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $1,176,000 after buying an additional 140 shares during the last quarter. Wood maintained Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) rating on Wednesday, April 12.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. increased its stake in shares of Synchrony Financial by 41.7% in the first quarter. First Quadrant L P CA increased its stake in shares of Synchrony Financial by 55.4% in the second quarter. First Quadrant L P CA now owns 3,726 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $111,000 after buying an additional 1,328 shares during the period. Global X Management Co. Finally, Raymond James Trust N.A. boosted its stake in Synchrony Financial by 4.3% in the first quarter. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd now owns 253,645 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $8,700,000 after buying an additional 3,100 shares during the period.

Tdam USA Inc. boosted its position in shares of Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) by 241.9% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports.

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) tinted gains of +1.05% (+0.32 points) to US$30.72. About 1.99M shares traded. The stock closing price is now trading upward to its 50 day moving average with change of 4.74%, escalated to its 20 day moving average with figure of 2.56% and behind its 200 day moving average with value -5.49%. The company has a market capitalization of $24.00 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.33 and a beta of 1.01. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $38.06 and touched its 52-Week Low of $26.01.

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 21st. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group boosted its position in shares of Synchrony Financial by 0.3% in the first quarter.

Last time, the company shocked Wall Street by reporting EPS of $0.61, smashing the consensus of $0.57 per share. Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) notched a 12-month high of $36.00 while $41.00 target is by far the most aggressive out of analysts who are now evaluating SYF, $5 higher than the next highest 52-week price estimate. (IBP) stock confirmed the flow of 1.91% with the final price of $58.55. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.05%. "Buys Panera Bread Co, Altaba Inc, CR Bard Inc, Sells ..." on August 03, 2017. Synchrony Financial's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 22.64%.

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SYF has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal.

July 25 investment analysts at Morgan Stanley maintained a company rating of "Overweight" and moved up the price target from $30.00 to $35.00. The rating was initiated by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, May 11 with "Neutral". BofA/Merrill raised its rating on Synchrony Financial to Buy on 15/12/2016 in a reversal from its prior Neutral rating.

Among 18 analysts covering Du Pont (NYSE:DD), 8 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $37.46. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $30.85 per share, for a total transaction of $61,700.00. The average volume stands around 8.31 million shares. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. During the same period a year ago, the company earned $0.58 earnings per share. Currently, Synchrony Financial net profit margin for the 12 months is at 14.84%. The Firm provides a range of credit products through programs it has established with a group of national and regional retailers, local merchants, manufacturers, buying groups, industry associations and healthcare service providers. The Company's revenue activities are managed through three sales platforms: Retail Card, Payment Solutions and CareCredit.



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