NEW YORK, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com revisits the Credit Services space, with focus on Visa Inc. (NYSE: V), PayPal Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL), LendingClub Corp. (NYSE: LC), and Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF). These companies are part of the Financial sector, which has received an "Outperform" rating from Charles Schwab on April 27th, 2017 due to the growing financial strength of most financial institutions, improving consumer finances, and a lighter regulatory burden given the new mix in Washington. Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
San Francisco, California headquartered Visa Inc.'s stock saw a slight drop of 0.57%, finishing last Friday's trading session at $92.09 with a total volume of 8.84 million shares traded. The Company's shares have gained 3.44% in the last month, 7.19% over the previous three months, and 18.26% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.72% and 10.67%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Visa, which operates as a payments technology company worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.57.
On April 21st, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $97 a share to $98 a share.
On May 04th, 2017, Visa announced that it will help its financial institution partners create customized digital card management experiences for their customers. The Company is creating upcoming enhanced capabilities that will complement several existing Visa functionalities. When implemented, the new capabilities will let issuers provide their Visa cardholders greater control and insight over how they pay, where they pay, and who can pay using a digital version of their Visa card. See our free and comprehensive research report on V at:
Shares in San Jose, California headquartered PayPal Holdings Inc. ended at $49.30, up 0.80% from the last trading session with a total volume of 4.88 million shares traded. The Company's shares have advanced 14.95% in the past month, 24.53% over the previous three months, and 24.90% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 13.00% and 20.91% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of PayPal, which operates as a technology platform company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants worldwide, have an RSI of 84.17.
On April 26th, 2017, PayPal announced Q1 results for the period ended March 31st, 2017. Financial highlights for Q1 2017 include revenue growth of 17% to $2.975 billion; GAAP operating margin of 14.5%; GAAP earnings per diluted share growth of 6% to $0.32; and operating cash flow of $751 million. The Company also returned $517 million to stockholders through stock repurchases during the quarter.
On April 27th, 2017, research firm Piper Jaffray upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Underweight' to 'Neutral'. PYPL free research report PDF is just a click away at:
On Friday, shares in San Francisco, California headquartered LendingClub Corp. declined 5.58%, closing the day at $5.75 with a total volume of 8.86 million shares traded. The Company's shares have gained 9.73% in the last one month and 9.52% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 4.91% above its 50-day moving average and 3.74% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of LendingClub, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online marketplace that connects borrowers and investors in the US, have an RSI of 51.37.
On May 01st, 2017, research firm Susquehanna upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Positive'.
On May 04th, 2017, LendingClub announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31st, 2017. Net revenue in Q1 2017 was $124.5 million; GAAP net loss was $(29.8) million; adjusted EBITDA was $0.2 million; basic and diluted earnings per share (EPS) were $(0.07); and adjusted EPS was $(0.02). Additionally, cash, cash equivalents and securities available for sale totaled $781 million, with no outstanding debt, as of March 31st, 2017. Sign up for your complimentary report on LC at:
At the close of trading on Friday, shares in Stamford, Connecticut headquartered Synchrony Financial finished the session 0.21% lower at $28.61 with a total volume of 10.94 million shares traded. The Company's shares are trading below their 200-day moving average by 9.93%. Furthermore, shares of Synchrony Financial, which operates as a consumer financial services company in the US, have an RSI of 28.22.
On April 26th, 2017, Synchrony Financial announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per share of common stock, payable on May 18th, 2017 to holders of record at the close of business on May 08th, 2017.
On May 03rd, 2017, research firm Guggenheim downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Neutral'. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on SYF at:
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