Synchrony Financial Dividend yield

 Price  32.28
 Dividend  1.00
 Earnings  7.87
 Cash-flow  15.37
 Book value  29.35
 Equity  29.48

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 stock dividend

Synchrony Financial paid a total dividend of 429 million USD last year, for a market value of 13,848 millions (Market Cap 13,745 millions). Synchrony Financial dividend per share is 1.00 USD, and his stock market price 32.28 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Synchrony Financial has a dividend yield of 3.10%, 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 stocks dividend with other Financial Services companies or other of the high USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Synchrony Financial

Synchrony Financial Dividend Payout

About the ability of Synchrony Financial to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.10%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Synchrony Financial payout on ernings is currently 12.71%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.34% and 46.18% 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 15.37 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.00, 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

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Synchrony Financial's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Synchrony Financial dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Financial Services stocks.

Synchrony Financial stock dividend history

Synchrony Financial Stock performance

Finally, last moth Synchrony Financial showed a return of -6.50% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.03% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -1.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Financial Services firms.

Synchrony Financial stock and market return