SYF Synchrony Financial

Synchrony Financial engages in the provision of consumer financial services. It operates through three sales platforms: Retail Card, Payment Solutions, and CareCredit. The Retail Card platform is a provider of private label credit cards, and also provides Dual Cards and small-and medium-sized business credit products. The Payment Solutions platform is a provider of promotional financing for major consumer purchases, offering private label credit cards and instalment loans. The CareCredit platform is a provider of promotional financing to consumers for elective healthcare procedures or services, such as dental, veterinary, cosmetic, vision and audiology. The company was founded on September 12, 2003 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.

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Cash burn rate (estimated) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income/loss Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 11.61B 11.61B 11.61B 11.61B 11.61B 11.61B
Cash burn (monthly) 673.67M 86.83M (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn)
Cash used (since last report) 2.44B 314.31M n/a n/a n/a n/a
Cash remaining 9.17B 11.29B n/a n/a n/a n/a
Runway (months of cash) 13.6 130.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
5 Apr 21 David P Melito Common Stock Sell Dispose S No Yes 42.16 2,205 92.96K 17,342
1 Apr 21 Paul Whynott Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 41.66 2,542 105.9K 58,554
1 Apr 21 Margaret M Keane Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 41.66 19,608 816.87K 793,617
1 Apr 21 Henry F Greig Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 41.66 3,869 161.18K 185,636
1 Apr 21 Brian D Doubles Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 41.66 5,170 215.38K 271,573
1 Apr 21 Brian D Doubles Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 41.66 24,304 1.01M 276,743

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

93.7% owned by funds/institutions
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Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 633 582 +8.8%
Opened positions 107 73 +46.6%
Closed positions 56 65 -13.8%
Increased positions 194 188 +3.2%
Reduced positions 264 251 +5.2%
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Current Prev Q Change
Total value 18.98B 13.9B +36.6%
Total shares 544.8M 530.8M +2.6%
Total puts 4.48M 3.72M +20.4%
Total calls 4.4M 3.82M +15.4%
Total put/call ratio 1.0 1.0 +4.4%
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Shares Value Change
Vanguard 62.58M $2.17B -1.4%
Capital World Investors 50.72M $1.76B +4.9%
BLK Blackrock 41.33M $1.43B +3.7%
FMR 35.81M $1.24B -3.1%
STT State Street 24.49M $850.01M +1.6%
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway 20.13M $698.64M 0.0%
Geode Capital Management 10.12M $350.44M +3.5%
Southpoint Capital Advisors 10M $347.1M -4.8%
GIC Private 9.46M $328.22M NEW
BK Bank Of New York Mellon 8.43M $292.73M -3.8%
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GIC Private 9.46M +9.46M NEW
Norges Bank 6.66M +6.66M NEW
Ajo 343.24K -2.94M -89.5%
Boston Partners 3.9M +2.44M +167.0%
Capital World Investors 50.72M +2.39M +4.9%
Point72 Asset Management 75K -2.23M -96.7%
GS Goldman Sachs 7.44M -2.13M -22.3%
Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec 7.73M -2.02M -20.7%
Balyasny Asset Management 1.79M +1.79M NEW
Westfield Capital Management 1.63M +1.63M NEW

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