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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BSMX. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 11, implying a possible profit of 9.13 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 6, implying a possible loss of -40.48 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 5.88 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 8.16 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of BSMX's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -2.49 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. BSMX has a PEG ratio of -6.3.

BSMX has traded between a high of 10.70 and a low of 6.73 over the past year. Today's price is 49.78 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 5.79 percent. BSMX has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.