Hagens Berman Reminds Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) Investors of January 2, 2019 Lead Plaintiff Deadline

11/20/2018

San Francisco - Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP reminds investors in Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) of the January 2, 2019 Lead Plaintiff deadline in the pending securities class action.  If you purchased or otherwise acquired Synchrony Financial securities between October 21, 2016 and November 1, 2018 (the “class period”) and suffered losses contact Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP.  For more information visit:

https://www.hbsslaw.com/cases/SYF

or contact Reed Kathrein, who is leading the firm’s investigation, by calling 510-725-3000 or emailing

SYF@hbsslaw.com.

During the class period, the Company and management repeatedly assured investors that they were focused on a higher asset quality base and disciplined underwriting.

However, after Synchrony’s most important retail partner (Walmart) announced it selected Capital One for its store-brand cards and later sued Synchrony alleging that Synchrony intentionally underwrote the Walmart/Synchrony credit card program in a way that exposes the program to significant unique credit risk harming Walmart, the price of Synchrony shares fell $3.01, or about 10%, to close at $26.43 on November 2, 2018.

“We’re focused on investors’ losses, Defendants’ apparently undisclosed loosening of underwriting standards, and the extent to which management’s earlier statements about asset quality and underwriting may have been misleading,” said Hagens Berman partner Reed Kathrein.

Whistleblowers:  Persons with non-public information regarding Synchrony Financial should consider their options to help in the investigation or take advantage of the SEC Whistleblower program.  Under the new program, whistleblowers who provide original information may receive rewards totaling up to 30 percent of any successful recovery made by the SEC.  For more information, call Reed Kathrein at 510-725-3000 or email SYF@hbsslaw.com.

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