Shares of Synchrony Financial
shed 1.26% to $50.77 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.58% to 4,470.00 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.54% to 35,213.12. The stock’s fall snapped a four-day winning streak. Synchrony Financial closed $1.21 below its 52-week high ($51.98), which the company reached on August 13th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Visa Inc. Cl A
fell 0.89% to $230.52, Mastercard Inc.
fell 1.74% to $352.86, and FleetCor Technologies Inc.
fell 2.09% to $256.81. Trading volume (3.2 M) remained 1.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.9 M.