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SYF Synchrony Financial PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Sep 28, 2023, the SYF stock has a PE ratio of 5.65. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $5.46 and the stock price of $30.87 per share. An increase of 8% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 5.2 of the last four quarters.

SYF PE ratio history

How has SYF's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Synchrony Financial over the last nine years is 9.16. The current 5.65 P/E ratio is 38% lower than the historical average. Looking back at the last nine years, SYF's PE ratio peaked in the Dec 2017 quarter at 15.89, with a price of $38.61 and an EPS of $2.43. The Mar 2020 quarter marked the lowest point at 3.6, with a price of $16.09 and an EPS of $4.47.

Average
9.16
Median
9.68
Minimum
3.6
Maximum
15.89

Synchrony Financial PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 136.34% in 2020

Maximum annual decrease: -60.73% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2022 5.31 -15.31%
2021 6.27 -58.8%
2020 15.22 136.34%
2019 6.44 3.21%
2018 6.24 -60.73%
2017 15.89 18.76%
2016 13.38 17.06%
2015 11.43 6.82%
2014 10.7 N/A
2013 N/A N/A

SYF average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of SYF for the past years

The current PE ratio of SYF is lower than its 3 and 5-year averages.

3-year avg
7.5
5-year avg
7.16
10-year avg
N/A
15-year avg
N/A

SYF PE vs peers

What is SYF's PE ratio compared to its peers

In comparison to its peer stocks V and MA, SYF's PE ratio is lower.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
SYF Synchrony Financial 5.61 $12.8B
FLT Fleetcor Technologies Inc 20.34 $18.91B
V Visa Inc 29.19 $470.42B
MA Mastercard Inc 36.94 $372.79B

Frequently asked questions

What is Synchrony Financial's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for SYF stock is 5.65 as of Sep 28, 2023.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Synchrony Financial (SYF)?

The 3-year average price to earnings ratio for SYF stock is 7.5.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Synchrony Financial (SYF)?

The 5-year average price to earnings ratio for SYF stock is 7.16.

What is the highest PE ratio for SYF?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last nine years has been 15.89 and it was in the Dec 2017 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for SYF compare to its historical average?

SYF's current price to earnings ratio is 38% below its 9-year historical average.

Why is Synchrony Financial's PE ratio so low?

SYF's stock price is trading at a lower multiple of earnings, which is why its PE ratio of 5.65 is considered low.

How is SYF's PE ratio calculated (Synchrony Financial PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is obtained by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Sep 28, 2023), Synchrony Financial's share price is $30.87. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jun 2023 is $5.46. Therefore, Synchrony Financial's PE ratio for today is 5.65. PE RATIO(5.65) = STOCK PRICE($30.87) / TTM EPS($5.46)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.