SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
April 20, 2018
Date of Report
(Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
777 Long Ridge Road, Stamford, Connecticut
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On April 20, 2018, Synchrony Financial (the “Company”) issued a press release setting forth the Company’s first quarter 2018 earnings. A copy of the Company’s press release is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and hereby incorporated by reference. The information furnished pursuant to this Item 2.02, including Exhibits, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Company under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibits are being furnished as part of this report:
Press release, dated April 20, 2018, issued by Synchrony Financial
Financial Data Supplement of the Company for the quarter ended March 31, 2018
Financial Results Presentation of the Company for the quarter ended March 31, 2018
Explanation of Non-GAAP Measures
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: April 20, 2018
/s/ Jonathan Mothner
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary