Synchrony Financial Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  34.81
 Dividend  0.88
 Earnings  8.70
 Cash-flow  13.39
 Book value  24.86
 Equity  23.90

Synchrony Financial is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Synchrony Financial is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Synchrony Financial paid a total dividend of 458 million USD last year, for a market value of 18,136 millions (Market Cap 18,065 millions). Dividend per share of Synchrony Financial is 0.88 USD, and his stock market price 34.81 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Synchrony Financial has a dividend yield of 2.53%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Synchrony Financial dividend yield with other Financial Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Synchrony Financial

Synchrony Financial Dividend Payout

About the ability of Synchrony Financial to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.88 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.53%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Synchrony Financial payout on ernings is currently 10.11%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.25% and 41.38% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Synchrony Financialcan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Synchrony Financial is USD 13.39 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.88, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Synchrony Financial, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies.

Synchrony Financial payout

Synchrony Financial Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present2.53%0.8810.11%521
20211.90%0.8828.85%547
20202.54%0.8812.68%584
20192.44%0.8818.80%646
20183.58%0.8427.18%741
20171.55%0.6019.29%783
20160.75%0.269.19%830
20150.00%0.000.00%830

*In millions

Synchrony Financial Stock performance

Finally, last moth Synchrony Financial showed a return of -18.60% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.75% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -14.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Financial Services firms.

Synchrony Financial stock and market return