Analyst Ratings for Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A.B. de C.V. ADR (BSMX)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A.B. de C.V. ADR (NYSE:BSMX) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. About 30 days ago, BSMX was issued an average rating of Hold.

16 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave BSMX a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 8 issued a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 4 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 2. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for BSMX. The highest price target was 11, implying a possible profit of 9.13 percent. The minimum price target given was 6, implying a possible loss of -40.48 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 5.88 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 16.25 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.45 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 8.16 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of BSMX's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -2.49 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of BSMX is -6.3.

In the trailing 52-weeks, BSMX hit 10.70 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 6.73. Currently the stock is 49.78 percent higher than its low, and 5.79 percent below the high. BSMX has a P/E ratio of 15.68. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BSMX value stock report compares BSMX to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BSMX is $14.14 billion. BSMX will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.