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Synchrony ups quarterly dividend to 15c per share, approves $1.64B share buyback

Synchrony Financial announced that its board of directors intends to increase the quarterly cash dividend to 15c per share of common stock, commencing the third quarter of 2017, and has approved a share repurchase program of up to $1.64B through June 30, 2018. The company expects to make share repurchases from time to time subject to market conditions and other factors, including legal and regulatory restrictions and required approvals.

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SYF Synchrony

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Synchrony downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Booz Allen (BAH), L3 Technologies (LLL), and Harris (HRS) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays. 2. Synchrony (SYF) downgraded to Neutral from Conviction Buy at Goldman Sachs and to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens. 3. Regions Financial (RF) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Wedbush with analyst Peter Winter saying a number of the company's businesses are generating lower than expected revenue, while the bank could be hurt by pressure on Treasury yields. 4. Thomson Reuters (TRI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord with analyst Aravinda Galappatthige citing valuation and maintained a $47 price target. 5. FirstEnergy (FE) downgraded to In Line from Outperform at Evercore ISI and to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Synchrony downgraded on results, headwinds at Stephens
As noted earlier, Stephens downgraded Synchrony to Equal Weight from Overweight . Analyst Vincent Caintic downgraded the stock based on the increase in the company's net chargeoff rate and his belief that it faces additional headwinds going forward, including lack of credibility on credit metrics and a lack of positive catalysts through 2019. Target to $29 from $44.
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Synchrony should be bought on weakness, says DA Davidson
After Synchrony's stock sank about 16% on concerns about the company's credit metrics, DA Davidson analyst Arren Cyganovich says that the increase in the company's reserves were larger than necessary. He thinks that the risk of future increases in the company's net chargeoffs has been reduced, and he remains upbeat on the company's fundamentals. Cyganovich cut his price target on the shares to $41 from $45 but recommends buying the stock on weakness.

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