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SYF

Synchrony

$33.46

-0.3901 (-1.15%)

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Synchrony put volume heavy and directionally bearish

Bearish flow noted in Synchrony with 2,741 puts trading, or 2x expected. Most active are 4/28 weekly 32.5 puts and May-17 33 puts, with total volume in those strikes near 2,300 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 3.84, while ATM IV is up nearly 2 points on the day. Earnings are expected on April 28th.

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SYF Synchrony
$33.46

-0.3901 (-1.15%)

02/14/17
JEFF
02/14/17
NO CHANGE
Target $45
JEFF
Buy
Synchrony remains top pick in card-issuer space at Jefferies
After meeting with management, Jefferies analyst John Hecht continues to recommend Synchrony Financial as a top pick in the card-issuer space. Synchrony is one of the best positioned of the card companies in terms of prospects for loan growth, capitalization, and margins, Hecht tells investors in a research note. He keeps a Buy rating on the shares with a $45 price target.
03/29/17
WELS
03/29/17
INITIATION
WELS
Outperform
Synchrony initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Jason Harbes started Synchrony Financial with an Outperform rating and $39-$41 price target range. The analyst believes Synchrony has above-peer leverage to the rebounding U.S. credit card loan growth.
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OPCO
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INITIATION
OPCO
Perform
Synchrony initiated with a Perform at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Ben Chittenden started Synchrony with a Perform rating saying that while there is a lot to like about the long-term prospects, much of it is already known and near-term expectations appear "a bit ahead of themselves."

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