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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for BSMX. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 11, implying potential capital gains of 9.13 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 6, which equates to a potential downside of -40.48 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 5.88 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, 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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of BSMX to grow at a rate of -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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of BSMX is -6.3.

In the last 52-weeks, BSMX has achieved a high of 10.70 and a low of 6.73. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 49.78 percent, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $14.14 billion. BSMX's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.