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.

Several price targets were given for BSMX by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 11, implying a possible profit of 9.13 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 6, implying potential capital losses 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 5.88 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 16.25 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.45 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 8.16 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of BSMX's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -2.49 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.