Big Banks Continue to be Large Stakeholders in Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)

Based on the lastest quarterly filings, institutions continue to be large stakeholders in Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF).  The big banks are holding 93.60% of the shares while company insiders are clinging to 0.20%.  Shares of Synchrony Financial are currently valued at $33.95 with a furture target price of $37.57 according to research brokerages.  

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)’s stock has been a favorite of “smart money” aka institutions, as of late.  Institutions are currently holders of 93.60% of the shares.  On the other hand, company insiders are holding 0.20%.  Synchrony Financial’s stock price currently sits at $33.95.

Recent Performance

Let’s take a look at how the stock has been performing recently.  Over the past twelve months, Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)’s stock was -6.64%.  Over the last week of the month, it was 5.58%, 11.90% over the last quarter, and  25.83% for the past six months.

Over the past 50 days, Synchrony Financial stock was -0.38% off of the high and 19.29% removed from the low.  Their 52-Week High and Low are noted here.  -10.79% (High), 30.53%, (Low). 

Technical analysts have little regard for the value of a company. They use historic price data to observe stock price patterns to predict the direction of that price going forward.  Analysts use common formulas and ratios to accomplish this.

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 70.40.  RSI is a technical indicator of price momentum, comparing the size of recent gains to the size of recent losses and establishes oversold and overbought positions.

Another important element to consider is the price target and recommendations from brokerage firm analysts.  On a consensus basis the Street sees the stock heading to 37.57 in the near term.  Based on a 1 to 5 integer scale, analysts have a 2.00 recommendation on the name.

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