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Synchrony

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Meetings to be held in Denver on February 19, in Denver/Los Angeles on February 20, and in San Francisco on February 21 hosted by Jefferies.

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SYF Synchrony
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Fly Intel: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Synchrony (SYF) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Kenneth Bruce saying the company's renewal of the Sam's Club partnership, the sale of the Walmart (WMT) portfolio to Capital One (COF) and Walmart's dismissal of the lawsuit against Synchrony "substantially remove many of the key risks" that had been facing the company. 2. Alliant Energy (LNT) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo. 3. Western New England Bancorp (WNEB) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Compass Point. 4. Plug Power (PLUG) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Roth Capital with analyst Craig Irwin citing valuation. 5. Intercept (ICPT) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at JMP Securities with analyst Lisa Bayko saying she thinks the REGENERATE trial, which will be reading out this quarter, has "a good shot" to hit on the fibrosis endpoint. 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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Nomura tells investors to 'rethink their cautiousness' on Synchrony
Nomura Instinet analyst Bill Carcache raised his price target for Synchrony Financial (SYF) to $35 from $33 and reiterates a Buy rating on the shares. Although the short case on Synchrony "died last quarter" as renewals quelled fears around additional partnership losses and the announced sale of the Walmart (WMT) portfolio eradicated skepticism over whether Capital One (COF) would be a buyer, many investors are reluctant to get more bullish amid a perceived lack of incremental demand for Synchrony late cycle, Carcache tells investors in a research note titled ""Time to Get in Front of SYF as It Prepares to Take Down ~20% of Its Float; Raising TP to $35." While understanding the concerns, the analyst says it is "time for those on the sidelines to rethink their cautiousness." With over $4B to spend and a "laser focus" on mitigating the loss of Walmart, the analyst views Synchrony as a "deep pocketed incremental buyer that intends to reduce its float by ~20%."
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02/14/19
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Synchrony upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Ryan Nash upgraded Synchrony Financial to Buy and raised his price target for the shares to $38 from $36. With shares trading at a discount to peers due to credit-related concerns, the current valuation is "compelling," Nash tells investors in a research note. Synchrony shares should outperform now that the contract renewal overhangs have been largely removed post the renewals of four of its five largest partners to 2024 and beyond, the analyst contends. Further, he believes Synchrony's credit normalization has largely subsided with flat underlying losses in 2019 and upside to 2020 consensus losses. In addition, a "robust" capital return program could drive $5B of repurchases over the next six quarters, says Nash.
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