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 price target was 11, implying potential capital gains of 9.13 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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. That number becomes 16.25 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of BSMX is -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 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.