Haverford Trust Company Has Upped Synchrony Finan (SYF) Position; KBR, Inc. (KBR) Covered By 4 Bullish Analysts Last Week

August 12, 2018 - By Richard Slagle

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Haverford Trust Company increased Synchrony Finan (SYF) stake by 236.69% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Haverford Trust Company acquired 16,826 shares as Synchrony Finan (SYF)’s stock declined 4.76%. The Haverford Trust Company holds 23,935 shares with $803,000 value, up from 7,109 last quarter. Synchrony Finan now has $21.78 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.90% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $29.41. About 5.21M shares traded. Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has risen 30.77% since August 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.20% the S&P500. Some Historical SYF News: 30/05/2018 – Synchrony Financial Presenting at Conference Tomorrow; 17/05/2018 – S&PGR Affirms Synchrony Financial ‘BBB-‘ Rtg; Outlook Stable; 15/03/2018 – Synchrony Financial: At Feb. 28, 30 Days-Plus Past Due Rate Was 4.9%; 15/03/2018 – Synchrony Financial: At Feb. 28, Net Charge-Offs As Percentage of Avg Loan Receivables 6.7%; 06/03/2018 CareCredit Introduces New Way to Pay for Day and Medical Spa Treatments; 20/03/2018 – Moody’s: About $618M of Synchrony Asset-Backed Securities Rated; 15/05/2018 – OMEGA ADVISORS DISSOLVES STAKE IN MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL – SEC FILING; 03/04/2018 – Synchrony Named Preferred Provider of Consumer Financing for Mahindra Powersports Vehicles and Accessories; 16/05/2018 – Synchrony Financial CEO ‘Very Excited’ to Have Buffett’s Backing (Video); 14/03/2018 – Synchrony Appoints Trish Mosconi Executive Vice President, Business Strategy and Development

Among 7 analysts covering KBR Inc (NYSE:KBR), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. KBR Inc had 10 analyst reports since February 26, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, July 31. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, July 31 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Citigroup maintained the shares of KBR in report on Monday, July 23 with “Neutral” rating. Alembic maintained the shares of KBR in report on Monday, February 26 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by DA Davidson given on Friday, April 27. Credit Suisse downgraded KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) on Monday, February 26 to “Neutral” rating. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of KBR in report on Thursday, June 14 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, July 31 by Citigroup. The stock of KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, February 26. See KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) latest ratings:

31/07/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $16 New Target: $19 Maintain
31/07/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $20 New Target: $21 Maintain
31/07/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $22 New Target: $25 Maintain
23/07/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $18 New Target: $20 Maintain
14/06/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Neutral Upgrade
27/04/2018 Broker: DA Davidson Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
26/02/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy New Target: $19.0
26/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $22 Downgrade
26/02/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $23 New Target: $17 Maintain
26/02/2018 Broker: Alembic Rating: Buy New Target: $24.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $20.2. About 1.09M shares traded. KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) has risen 23.17% since August 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.60% the S&P500. Some Historical KBR News: 20/04/2018 – KBR Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 22/03/2018 – KBR Wins Additional Work on ACRON Ammonia Plant in Russia; 26/04/2018 – Saudi Aramco, SABIC award oil-to-chemicals project contract to KBR; 22/03/2018 – KBR INC – KBR WILL PROVIDE PROPRIETARY EQUIPMENT TO ENABLE DOROGOBUZH TO PRODUCE LOW COST AMMONIA; 21/04/2018 – DJ KBR Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (KBR); 25/04/2018 – KBR Completes Debt-Only Refinancing with $2.15 Billion Credit Facility; 26/04/2018 – KBR Inc 1Q Adj EPS 34c; 25/04/2018 – KBR INC – TERM LOAN A FACILITY WILL BE USED TO FUND KBR’S LOAN TO JKC JOINT VENTURE IN ORDER TO COMPLETE COMBINED CYCLE POWER PLANT ON ICHTHYS PROJECT; 19/03/2018 – KBR INC – EXPECTED REV WILL BE BOOKED INTO BACKLOG OF UNFILLED ORDERS FOR KBR’S GOVERNMENT SERVICES BUSINESS SEGMENT AS TASK ORDERS AWARDED THROUGHOUT CONTRACT PERIOD; 14/03/2018 – KBR Booked $42M Contract for UK Defence Ministry into 4Q Government Services Business Order Backlo

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.24, from 0.96 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 27 investors sold KBR, Inc. shares while 64 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 71 raised stakes. 129.90 million shares or 3.15% less from 134.13 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Ltd Liability Com owns 499,731 shares. Amalgamated Fincl Bank reported 20,033 shares. Price T Rowe Associate Md accumulated 37,342 shares. Comerica Commercial Bank invested in 578,145 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Moreover, Strategic Wealth Grp Inc Ltd Liability Com has 0.01% invested in KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) for 13,413 shares. 4.00M were accumulated by Investors. 3.75 million are owned by Deprince Race & Zollo Incorporated. Glenmede Trust Na accumulated 159,556 shares. Deutsche Bancorp Ag holds 221,496 shares. Laurion Cap Lp has 236,861 shares. Metropolitan Life has 81,458 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers invested in 256,645 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR). 277,453 are held by Brandywine Glob Investment Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Ltd Com invested in 877 shares or 0% of the stock.

KBR, Inc. provides professional services and technologies across the asset and program life-cycle within the government services and hydrocarbons industries worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.84 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Government Services, Technology & Consulting, and Engineering & Construction. It has a 5.71 P/E ratio. The Government Services segment offers life-cycle support solutions to defense, space, aviation, and other programs and missions for government agencies in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia.

More news for KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) were recently published by: 247Wallst.com, which released: “Why KBR Earnings Are So Great” on July 30, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “KBR’s PCMAX technology selected by PMSM for two polycarbonate projects in China” and published on August 06, 2018 is yet another important article.

Among 10 analysts covering Synchrony Finl (NYSE:SYF), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Synchrony Finl had 13 analyst reports since March 14, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS upgraded Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) on Friday, August 3 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, April 23 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, July 27 by JP Morgan. The company was downgraded on Monday, July 30 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, April 17. The stock of Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, July 30 by BMO Capital Markets. On Friday, April 20 the stock rating was maintained by BTIG Research with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Monday, April 30. The rating was initiated by UBS with “Sell” on Tuesday, March 27. BMO Capital Markets maintained Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) rating on Friday, April 20. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $5100 target.

More notable recent Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Synchrony Financial’s Shares Offer Attractive Total Returns” on August 06, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Synchrony – Everything A Value Investor Could Want” published on August 04, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Position Close Update: Synchrony Financial” on August 08, 2018. More interesting news about Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Synchrony: Value Even Without Walmart” published on July 27, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Synchrony Financial: The Overhang That Is” with publication date: July 28, 2018.

Haverford Trust Company decreased Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP) stake by 2,409 shares to 57,850 valued at $7.78M in 2018Q1. It also reduced Ishares Core S&P Mid (IJH) stake by 102,812 shares and now owns 441,339 shares. Monsanto Co New (NYSE:MON) was reduced too.

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