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Synchrony Financial (SYF)

Participants
Greg Ketron Director of Investor Relations
Margaret Keane President & Chief Executive Officer
Brian Doubles Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Sanjay Sakhrani KBW
Terry Ma Barclays
Rick Shane JPMorgan
Chris Brendler Buckingham
Matthew O'Neill Autonomous Research
Dominick Gabriele Oppenheimer
David Scharf JMP Securities
John Hecht Jefferies
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Operator

Welcome to the Synchrony Financial First Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call. My name is Vanessa, and I will be your operator for today's call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. Please note that this conference is being recorded. the to turn now will call Mr. over I Relations. Ketron, Director Investor of Greg

Greg Ketron

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Margaret Keane

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accounts growth primarily also strength active X%, on Interest for invest turn increased our We develop XX% Interest CareCredit XX%. future Interest Brian the luxury seamless fees Payment growth and quarter. program to fees up up over with average by platform, increased the In partnerships largely areas broad-based and Loans X%, delivered and to growth, digital loans XX%. financial loan and are slide growth. Purchase and loans receivable volume the organic were also another specialties. experiences. also technology on success. reclassification of was were volume grew continue driven they were our purchase of our increased of X%. loans X%. our and it results average offset resulted increased receivables growth. was the Card, home portfolio. furnishings and helping accounts PayPal then driven on increased growth products relationships, generate fees strong dental up excluding primarily for X% sales drive Walmart solid up solid last XX%. which to in led quarter. We the Credit veterinary few results and spend and innovative five on Walmart detail receivables to X% Retail a up generated continued valuable to over volume accounts strategic active Solutions remain and growth. acquisition, generate was platform sales was the that driven in the our on and loan by Purchase partner portfolio, customer These by across Average year I'll performance moments particular focus X%. loan X% renewing by X%, in but by results and Receivables our critical were of active

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Brian Doubles

a number start to per diluted being million generated held-for-sale on the slide billion or first areas. to after included the moved loans of We I'll million the This Margaret. the related we $XXX reserve share. The quarter. of EPS growth Thanks, portfolio to quarter $X.XX tax release totaled morning release year-over-year presentation. in of strong This earnings reported benefit Walmart quarter. $X.XX $XXX and or six provide $X.X an of the during

Interest were program year. on fees Excluding the PayPal Walmart loan addition last over portfolio, Credit loan receivables up XX%. and up the receivables reflecting last of year, the XX% were

RSAs improved reserve over generated with as also volume to as up with The average well year. growth XX% year. well active was X% balance growth. in build growth. expectations. program or the to trends quarter, was in million our core this from X% X.X% account last We growth we on positive last Lower Overall, deliver per a across returns continued percentage average drove $XXX as of growth active the the we're XX% receivables balances, solid for with the increased performance business, line increased RSAs in pleased as organic accounts compared as increase. the last average average risk-adjusted year. continued and Purchase average growth,

did release for later. We XXXX, more will in or from average to continue with to Credit XX% $XX prior to detail losses metrics we the to the program for the impacted in growth have Other which quarters, will presentation. to the and Credit the driven Walmart begun later PayPal provision run loan comparing detail percentage rate, decreased quality addition last of X.X% this X% versus asset receivables as the program, in X.X% The The or continue addition the cover and third PayPal a this compared primarily quarter last ahead I expenses be related in driven to the will certain of year. growth. million the expect of Walmart year, in beginning RSAs be program execute cost reserve the PayPal The $XXX related business we of range more million cover rate expenses increased until portfolio. year. to with by mainly against of year, by actions the the to quarters expense I later slow by conveyance growth are rate

in to capabilities, digital and our to also to make will the enhancements program, back deposit office. platforms our continue automate and direct strategic investments investments our sales We mobile and and streamline

program. growth. generate we strong of our to margin quarter. points impacting I'll as by interest-bearing to receivables net last XX.XX%. continued X XX.XX% We the compared addition net to receivables and of the rates. interest income Credit slide company interest increase with adding to due last liabilities results in costs. impact and X.XX% last loan increase from So the benefited PayPal program interest The an acquisition benchmark decline our The support in in margin and cover average in deployed the higher excess XX the margin receivables driven a receivables reflecting was up in of versus primarily Net The The the loan versus of a income total loan the was liquidity yield basis was Also was overall mainly margin Credit XX Credit of and a points PayPal first to liability liquidity yield expectations. XX.XX%, year, year move was basis the decline interest-bearing margin compared higher PayPal and on the year's mainly line was to cost receivables XX% growth. to program trends. mix

fluctuation margin will slight with overall, in a as year. the expectations. decline potential well portfolio our was the our the run to year including some quarter line in normal So continue later this range second as the We sale for Walmart seasonality around XX.XX% the margin to in with believe XX%

trends key X. our slide credit on cover I'll Next,

last In that expected delinquency the year. loan The trends. increase approximately $X the the X.XX% the to XX-plus prior nearly loan Walmart loan for portfolio held X.XX% terms sale of XX-plus in last period-end is and primarily receivables of sale. $XXX to to reclassification to the rates versus receivables of billion charge-off receivables, Only due expect which in with in million. remain specific Walmart delinquency quarter, I'll we the delinquency The delinquency dynamics was rate rate in to start X.XX% was the compared year, X.XX% was

percentage Given and continue receivables and high majority the on loan delinquencies delinquent of receivables the accounts for delinquency portfolio period-end Also is the that rates delinquent to represent held $XXX in the the PayPal Credit we in a in billion loan the of are of nearly program. report reported these of the in the period-end $X Walmart The skewed total. rates exclusion sale impacting receivables the higher. from the million addition

Credit the refinements improved approximately If points trends. that XX-plus you exclude improving of the rate to impact by of Walmart reflecting program the basis the stable PayPal delinquency XX-plus resulted in XX approximately five by have points, underwriting our portfolio improved impact and rate delinquency and the basis the credit

rate compared charge-offs. net Moving was last year. The net charge-off on X.XX% to X.XX% to

Credit program. was this offset by improve, from addition the PayPal of the impact partially to the continued trends credit While

charge-off down XX loan losses The of quarter and core the the release receivables fourth Credit program portfolio was as percent reserve X.XX% related was net to rate a Excluding build points for the basis million. Walmart last compared was $XX to Walmart the year. portfolio approximately excluding impact the the by from allowance PayPal the and reserve

As than expectations, lower improving our was I refinements we core made. from credit the reserve underwriting the resulting build to trends the noted earlier, due

occur the anticipate the the late the Looking million of be Walmart $XXX portfolio will range. by in sale third be driven build the to or million we average will and year. in still range We $XXX the expect still $XXX reserves reductions for and million forward, core $XXX in reserve early to quarter expect second will quarter in the growth additional the fourth third the related We largely in quarters. to this second to million

we higher XX second to We due be quarter also as to full basis in have XX recovery to begin program. to recoveries impact expect from closer prior points and of net to to as timing and see Credit quarters. the first X% in The of charge-offs the percentage been the addition compared quarter the the the average quarter rate of was we in the receivables PayPal a X.XX% running first

with in Credit most from in that accounting PayPal charge-off benefit program, the year. XXXX acquiring the is the net portfolio line Regarding our This now we through outlook. credit-related resulted expectations last included largely our of purchase are and

driven the portfolio Credit portfolio, by continue to later be range expect will impact increase of year-over-year charge-offs by the We XXXX the sale the net X.X% slight in this from offset with the for X.X% Walmart year. PayPal entirely to the partially

leveled-off effects to improvement is assuming the trends charge-off we to forward show conditions. the we our and Walmart continue of Excluding and summary, expect PayPal net with the trends in In move XXXX. rate expected are showing to stability have to economic as flat line credit stable and expectations be

returns. We to see for continue attractive growth opportunities risk-adjusted continued good at

growth. were billion, PayPal for slide expenses our expenses year, to and came last by quarter. I'll over Moving X, program and of at cover the $X in Overall, the primarily Credit acquisition X% up the driven

earlier, will this the on on to actions periods, efficiency ratio compared and execute certain same we for growth The line conveyance cost last year Walmart noted rate level this as I in was the later XX% prior ahead have year our we to begun quarter, and expectations. with the and the continue of to as As slow program execute progresses. year did the

funding our capital growth mix program. through liquidity Credit The the slide have while on-boarding and deploying levels capital to and XX. highlights we maintained key PayPal are, Moving strong and

which and year share the our We last increased we repurchases. size made the our of capital execution also announced deploying capital this progress on dividends the plan through May, of

sheet a profile. liquidity are We to capital balance robust with a and maintaining strong committed

deposits our deposits This direct or program. the last year, puts our XX% to billion $X.X through deposit primarily XX%, funding grown compared our at of XX% Over year. we've last

notes, five-year million to continuing In had continue We growth. $XXX we we as to ability demand to in out rates The growth retain Overall, expect with and by issued significantly service, $XXX attract billion line in were oversubscribed. attractive having maturity. our Longer expect a deposits pleased with our grow to direct receivables continue a strong having and as issuances senior deposit million digital our well in March, term, great to with drive offer unsecured are XX-year $X.XX our building to customer and our maturity deposit we customers. and program capabilities.

year, and of to liquidity. III our under We Turning acquisition reflecting through continued growth impact capital the and Basel XX.X% This capital execution phased-in phased-in capital a Credit deployment quarter of CETX portfolio compares on ended to fully last plan. the basis at the the PayPal fully of rules. XX.X% the

we on stock to board $X.XX announced X.X a our During paid of quarter the share during share million last completes XXX the dividend XX.X shares approved plan May. we per execute million stock during We This repurchased and of the quarter. repurchase the first capital repurchased the continued represented and common quarter, last May. common billion program

plan. capital XXXX our Regarding

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align As this with a RSA quarters, moderating the percentage. we the expect more will growth builds on in to reserve future have impact

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Regarding credit.

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Turning to expenses.

generate to be returns. it generate and business long-term continue summary, positive ratio XX% We full efficiency with to that, attractive strong turn In Margaret. the leverage I'll year. With over back to continues around for operating still expect to growth the the

Margaret Keane

as strategic quick and to provide a in results partnerships, strong the wrap-up then on I'll actionable Q&A. continue generated and data Brian. this for investments analytics organic open quarter forward-thinking growth, our be renewals, We focus factors technology program call key will our Thanks, success.

We extensions number generated quarters. the pleased last have over significant renewals and with we of the are several

$X.XX that better in We repurchases create To on are returned we that cardholders. partners quarterly for making million per for capital a of we're dividend. more focus for end, our and seamless our billion value $X.X share shareholders. value delivering maintaining through our share investments a And XXX experience our and

deploying up program turn focused the remain open Greg we Q&A. organic back to now call and on through to the growth acquisitions. continued Additionally, I'll capital

Greg Ketron

on Thanks, comments Margaret. That our the quarter. concludes

many We the possible. as will now as that [Operator start we you accommodate begin the Operator, please Q&A of session. so session, Instructions] can Q&A

Operator

Thank you.

our [Operator first Sanjay We session. begin will from we KBW. question now our question-and-answer And Instructions] Sakhrani have with

Sanjay Sakhrani

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Brian Doubles

Yes. Sure Sanjay.

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not that So the The a what increase quarter year-over-year really the reserve that build. was core RSA of in the terms and of was lower driver driver largest we recorded. in

programs, of many compared year. We pushed to saw also so overall the our a up in prior better the rate that also performance

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Sanjay Sakhrani

Thanks.

Operator

thank And you.

our from Barclays. DeVries question have with We Mark next

Terry Ma

get has for to growth just in color this Ma some I trending. wanted Mark. Terry the Hey on been good is morning, how PayPal

get receivables growth of just been sense growth could has the back mentioned You so half would the ex so you of could hoping year? this trend how toward we Walmart up disaggregate a XX%

Margaret Keane

Yes.

as we've partnership So program had PayPal said the is expected with we that to perform. had them. it I say performing We would great

But on some just the not we We're integrated. really growing program. had portfolios of very across our working are PayPal. growth We

know I don't add that. anything well. So business I'd actually of really if say you'd Brian the performing core to the is

Brian Doubles

didn't half in related I first comping you're to last year we would Margaret just said, outsized periods will growth The PayPal X% the with into similar because why as PayPal. it add X% still the growth seeing good have to is the we're against down to only rate be PayPal first the that's half in on come But That we the and year. year of half growth second really expect range. seeing that thing

Terry Ma

it. expect as much quarters? Okay next related a How Walmart follow-up. can OpEx just to got And few we Thanks. over the takeout

Brian Doubles

Walmart. the I say made back with Yes on what announcement we when track we on would communicated we're

detailed We're the very So we got executing those across plans. business.

fact that prior If broadly, were to expenses PayPal at X% and on. year. up look was you entirely the the just the brought we by more portfolio that But compared driven really Credit they that

-- PayPal exclude year-over-year. the you program If expenses were the exclude and flat PayPal,

So on some fact later this that reflective portfolio areas to the that the certain Walmart the able of ahead restructuring year. of we're business is really do of sale

cost feel a later Walmart The takeout. the to So majority costs moves come out that will to the of transition. this I think related program. We're focused we're the support Obviously, about portfolio ensuring on year. on we pretty smooth after continuing good focused very

So those place costs portfolio stay the of moves. until in the majority

in see cost full really benefit you the the So of takeout XXXX.

Terry Ma

Okay, got it. you. Thank

Operator

we And with have question our next from JPMorgan. Rick Shane

Rick Shane

guys, move through thinking should fixed behaviorally any loans sensitivity? thanks portfolio just I there seasonality this wanted floating as PayPal deeper the asset bit for versus should existing a existing morning. the different is mix in of pay in spending my between about the Hey questions little versus portfolio. year? consider be downs And terms and we of terms taking we anything the on dive rate to in Is there we different that portfolio

Brian Doubles

to wouldn't to We portfolio. mean I to just to relative I get PayPal. on net-net -- PayPal. return things Rick And the of did in rest similar. that pretty that build very said the delinquency at APR Obviously program to it in through a you some and address go increases runs Seasonality like that. look similar back have account what a slightly profile. anything higher specific in we build we've past net Yeah, charge-off the

you differently. would to So there's think PayPal specific highlight about nothing I should

Rick Shane

you Great. it Thank me. That’s guys. for

Brian Doubles

Thanks, Rick.

Operator

And our next question comes from Chris Brendler with Buckingham.

Chris Brendler

in July? disclosure that own really PayPal beneficial how's the to on I your have it portfolio that on PayPal or term? Walmart still are that you performed would even And a I as transfer your Hi, a sense; then well. metrics had to Thanks. platform? do taking appreciate my thanks. on question of PayPal morning give the near and Good servicing servicing for PayPal metrics. say in credit And since So Can impact quantitatively, you servicing But the impact us qualitatively just thanks expect you to on loans? credit question. also and transfer more you trying the you that maybe acquired additional a once is those portfolio

Margaret Keane

Yeah.

it's terms like delinquency, we growth, of say thought performing in perform both I'd first So, terms in of performance. exactly of and it in would terms overall so

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see So I anything don't really there.

I we could cost the out bit cost of just of of leverage a because scale. think, our part little of this get probably obviously,

Chris Brendler

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Margaret Keane

-- it big It's won't a impact Yeah. not to have going have on the…

Brian Doubles

term. short the In

Margaret Keane

term. short the …in

Chris Brendler

Thanks, Great. guys.

Margaret Keane

you. Thank

Brian Doubles

Thank you.

Operator

from question next Autonomous Matthew Research. O'Neill our have We with

Matthew O’Neill

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Brian Doubles

Yeah.

year changes feel would of in balance say this APR those. next to earlier the of the those the into of half they're bleed rolled we probably first we out really year before I but benefit and over, going So,

basis yield now XX if at right little the points So was year-over-year. down it a the you over company, on overall look

PayPal, exclude the slightly have you a which overall business, yields up year-over-year. actually run If yield would than lower been does at

its APR the So way that lift yet. hasn't yield worked through

of You'll that really the XXXX. see towards and end this year into

Matthew O’Neill

Thanks. helpful. That was

Brian Doubles

what And second Matt? your was part the question, of

Matthew O’Neill

was PayPal. unrelated an on did on CECL. however, it have That I follow-up,

very updated risk on perspective, it focused RSA And regulators as at, with of at If looking regulators. you maybe the from inclusive as Or looking the the views you or guys the and on discussion that are sharing? it are you holistic any implicit alone? guys far a had is guys

Brian Doubles

is That Yeah. question. great

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running currently in are We parallel.

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RSAs the that for buffering credit in stress have get scenario. that do a effect we So,

factor our in. do that our we part It is testing stress plans. capital and models of So,

Matthew O'Neill

Thank Appreciate very it. Great. much. you

Brian Doubles

Thanks. Great.

Operator

thank And you.

with from question Oppenheimer. Gabriele Dominick Our next comes

Dominick Gabriele

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XXXX? you. that going you does funding think costs your Thank mean about what into So, if forward

Brian Doubles

Yes.

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look at our we a far. actually deposit than the been it's through bit cycle so we when rate little expected First, beta better

has includes the PayPal. That around year pre-funding we were last been where XX%. beta period our So,

were period, on competitive time that rates. we very During

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Dominick Gabriele

and Thanks in CareCredit accelerate there of some nice CareCredit? you've if growth these Walgreens some in more. then partnerships about continue that and to could much. Can how And steady I can And so you had then year-over-year. Absolutely. new talk one growth receivables potentially ask

Margaret Keane

Yes sure.

care to consumers as up opportunity costs. So, Obviously, a you continue general we see health us. for go CareCredit the really gives big segment for payments and and CareCredit those opportunity to

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So, pretty excited.

Dominick Gabriele

appreciate really much. I Thanks it. so

Operator

our we question next David have And Scharf Securities. from JMP with

David Scharf

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Margaret Keane

are. I believe them of don't any No.

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Brian Doubles

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Margaret Keane

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to continue digital that help to analytics our capability. really partners expand our we So use continue data those sales grow and to

David Scharf

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Margaret Keane

give you overall I growth. of I overall yes like mobile can you kind give can --

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continues is grow. So a again, this channel to that

really in nicely to grow continue We the digital sales.

that to and continue performance the about happy pretty grow. we're to expect again, So

David Scharf

you. Thank Great.

Operator

Thank you.

John. with John Please comes question Jefferies. last ahead, go Our Hecht from

John Hecht

of portfolio? Sorry guys. guys. of than the of question the net portfolio the any different amount Is for on One the deferred Thanks side interest rest PayPal.

Brian Doubles

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John Hecht

have most get that and one your plan plans? I'd I And one publicly you'll Board you'll my to and guess -- the think of do have have will about when be Okay. of then do what but talk you mean the answered, be I the approve I'd able think asked the to and final questions able Brian secondary when is, Directors been to capital forth? so process regulators you or

Brian Doubles

Yes.

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timing. that in year have hopeful we we're So of result this terms a similar

John Hecht

that. Thanks. Appreciate

Brian Doubles

Thanks, John.

Greg Ketron

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Operator

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