Synchrony’s performance in 2018.

For Synchrony, 2018 marked another year of sustained growth in net interest income, loan receivables and purchase volume. Selected highlights for the year, compared to 2017 as applicable, include:

Net earnings
increased 44% to
$2.8B
Diluted EPS
increased 55% to
$3.74
Net interest income
increased 7% to
$16.1B
Loan receivables
increased 14% to
$93.1B including the PayPal
Credit portfolio
Purchase volume
increased 7% to
$140.7B  
 
Average active accounts
increased 6% to
73.8M  
 
Total deposits
increased 13% to
$64.0B  
 
Share repurchase
program approved of
$2.2B through June 30, 2019
 
Total capital return to
shareholders in 2018 of
$2.4B including $0.5 billion
in dividends