Susquehanna International Group Llp Lowers stake in Synchrony Financial (SYF)

Synchrony Financial (SYF) : Susquehanna International Group Llp reduced its stake in Synchrony Financial by 19.14% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 17,634,709 shares of Synchrony Financial which is valued at $512.1 Million after selling 4,175,403 shares in Synchrony Financial , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 13, 2016.Synchrony Financial makes up approximately 1.62% of Susquehanna International Group Llp’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Mizuho Asset Managementltd. reduced its stake in SYF by selling 9,954 shares or 94.36% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 595 shares of SYF which is valued at $17,279.Massachusetts Financial Services Co boosted its stake in SYF in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 94,509 additional shares and now holds a total of 212,450 shares of Synchrony Financial which is valued at $6.2 Million. Alerus Investment Advisors Corp added SYF to its portfolio by purchasing 24 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $722.Rhumbline Advisers boosted its stake in SYF in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 72,285 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,095,546 shares of Synchrony Financial which is valued at $33 Million. Synchrony Financial makes up approx 0.10% of Rhumbline Advisers’s portfolio.Argent Trust Co boosted its stake in SYF in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,779 additional shares and now holds a total of 11,392 shares of Synchrony Financial which is valued at $342,671. Synchrony Financial makes up approx 0.11% of Argent Trust Co’s portfolio.

Synchrony Financial opened for trading at $30.43 and hit $30.975 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $30.66, with a gain of 1.19% or 0.36 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 60,28,878 shares. Company has a market cap of $25,568 M.

On the company’s financial health, Synchrony Financial reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on Apr 22, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.69.Analysts expectations of $ 2565.24.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.66 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Synchrony Financial. Synchrony Financial was Initiated by Macquarie to “Neutral” on May 11, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Deutsche Bank on Apr 25, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 35 from a previous price target of $34 .Synchrony Financial was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to ” Neutral” on Apr 8, 2016.

Synchrony Financial (Synchrony) is a consumer financial services company. The Company provides a range of credit products through programs it has established with a group of 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. The Company offers two types of credit cards: private label credit cards and Dual Cards. It offers its credit products through its wholly owned subsidiary Synchrony Bank (the Bank). Through the Bank it offers a range of deposit products insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) including certificates of deposit individual retirement accounts (IRAs) money market accounts and savings accounts under its Optimizer+Plus brand.

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