Analyst Ratings for Banco Santander S.A. ADR (SAN)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Banco Santander S.A. ADR (NYSE:SAN) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for SAN last month.

A buy rating was issued by 8 analysts, 2 gave an overweight rating, 11 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 3 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 6.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SAN. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 8.45, implying potential capital gains of 25.56 percent. The lowest price target was 3.32, implying a possible loss of -50.67 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -2.73 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SAN to grow at a rate of 14.12 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SAN is 1.04.

SAN has traded between a high of 6.99 and a low of 3.89 over the past year. Currently the stock is 73.01 percent higher than its low, and 3.72 percent lower than its 52-week high. SAN has a price/earnings ratio of 14.63. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SAN value stock report compares SAN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SAN is $108.68 billion. SAN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.