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Synovus Financial Graham Number

: $51.40 (As of Jun. 2022)
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Graham Number is a figure that measures a stock's fundamental value by taking into account the company's earnings per share and book value per share. The Graham number is the upper bound of the price range that a defensive investor should pay for the stock. According to the theory, any stock price below the Graham number is considered undervalued, and thus worth investing in.

As of today (2022-08-14), the stock price of Synovus Financial is $43.37. Synovus Financial's graham number for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $51.40. Therefore, Synovus Financial's Price to Graham Number ratio for today is 0.84.

The historical rank and industry rank for Synovus Financial's Graham Number or its related term are showing as below:

SNV' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31   Med: 0.85   Max: 1.53
Current: 0.84

During the past 13 years, the highest Price to Graham Number ratio of Synovus Financial was 1.53. The lowest was 0.31. And the median was 0.85.

SNV's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked worse than
64.84% of 1371 companies
in the Banks industry
Industry Median: 0.70 vs SNV: 0.84

Graham Number is a combination of asset valuation and earnings power valuation. It is a very conservative way of valuing a stock.


Synovus Financial Graham Number Historical Data

The historical data trend for Synovus Financial's Graham Number can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Synovus Financial Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Graham Number
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 33.71 43.99 45.20 37.98 56.99

Synovus Financial Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Graham Number Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 50.11 54.53 56.99 53.26 51.40

Competitive Comparison

For the Banks - Regional subindustry, Synovus Financial's Graham Number, along with its competitors' market caps and Graham Number data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Synovus Financial Graham Number Distribution

For the Banks industry and Financial Services sector, Synovus Financial's Graham Number distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Synovus Financial's Graham Number falls into.



Synovus Financial Graham Number Calculation

Graham Number is a concept based on Ben Graham's conservative valuation of companies.

Synovus Financial's Graham Number for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5* Tangible Book per Share *EPS without NRI)
=sqrt of (22.5*29.458*4.9)
=56.99

Synovus Financial's Graham Number for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5*Tangible Book per Share*EPS without NRI (TTM))
=sqrt of (22.5*24.516*4.79)
=51.40

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Synovus Financial  (NYSE:SNV) Graham Number Explanation

Ben Graham actually did not publish a formula like this. But he wrote in The Intelligent Investor (1948 version) regarding to the criteria for purchases:

Current price should not be more than 15 times average earnings of the past three years.

Current price should not be more than 1.5 times the book value last reported. However, a multiplier of earnings below 15 could justify a correspondingly higher multiplier of assets. As a rule of thumb we suggest that the product of the multiplier times the ratio of price to book value should not exceed 22.5. (This figure corresponds to 15 times earnings and 1.5 times book value. It would admit an issue selling at only 9 times earnings and 2.5 times asset value, etc.)

Unlike valuation methods such as DCF or Discounted Earnings, the Graham number does not take growth into the valuation. Unlike the valuation methods based on book value alone, it takes into account the earnings power. Therefore, the Graham Number is a combination of asset valuation and earnings power valuation.

In general, the Graham number is a very conservative way of valuing a stock. It cannot be applied to companies with negative book values.

Synovus Financial's Price to Graham number Ratio for today is calculated as

Price to Graham number=Share Price (Today)/Graham number (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=43.37/51.40
=0.84

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Be Aware

Please keep these in mind:

1. Graham Number does not take growth into account. Therefore it underestimates the values of the companies that have good earnings growth. We feel that if the earnings per share grows more than 10% a year, Graham Number underestimates the value.
2. Graham Number punishes the companies that have temporarily low earnings. Therefore, an average of earnings makes more sense in the calculation of Graham Number.
3. Graham Numbers underestimates companies that are light with book.


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Synovus Financial Business Description

Synovus Financial logo
Address
1111 Bay Avenue, Suite 500, Columbus, GA, USA, 31901
Synovus Financial operates dozens of community banks throughout Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, and South Carolina. Concentrating on commercial loans and commercial real estate, the bank uses its small-town image to establish strong relationships with its small-business customers. The company's business segments include Community Banking, Wholesale Banking, and Financial Management Services (FMS).
Executives
White Teresa L director 1932 WYNNTON RD COLUMBUS GA 31999
Prochaska Joseph J Jr director METLIFE 200 PARK AVENUE NEW YORK NY 10166
Derrick Robert Warren officer: EVP & Chief Credit Officer 1111 BAY AVENUE, SUITE 500 COLUMBUS GA 31901
Singleton Jeffrey Barton officer: EVP, President FMS 1111 BAY AVENUE SUITE 500 COLUMBUS GA 31901
Bishop Daniel Zachary officer: EVP, Tech., Ops., & Sec. 1111 BAY AVENUE COLUMBUS GA 31901
Dierdorff Thomas T officer: EVP, Corp. & Inv. Banking 1111 BAY AVENUE COLUMBUS GA 31901
Goodwine Sharon officer: EVP Chief Human Resources Off 1111 BAY AVENUE COLUMBUS GA 31901
Weislogel Katherine officer: EVP & Exec. Dir., Treasury 1111 BAY AVENUE COLUMBUS GA 31901
Wolverton Elizabeth D. officer: EVP, Head Con. Bank. Brand Exp 1111 BAY AVENUE SUITE 500 COLUMBUS GA 31901
Akins D Wayne Jr officer: EVP, Chief Comm Banking Off. P.O. BOX 120 COLUMBUS GA 31902
Kamensky Allan E officer: EVP and General Counsel P.O. BOX 120 COLUMBUS GA 31902
Howard Kevin Joseph officer: EVP, Chief Wholesale Bank. Off 1111 BAY AVENUE SUITE 500 COLUMBUS GA 31901
Blair Kevin S. officer: President and CEO 1111 BAY AVENUE, SUITE 500 COLUMBUS GA 31901
Hurley Jill K officer: Chief Accounting Officer 1111 BAY AVENUE, SUITE 200 COLUMBUS GA 31901
Stelling Kessel D director, officer: Executive Chairman 1111 BAY AVENUE SUITE 500 COLUMBUS GA 31901

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