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How to buy Banco Santander S-A stock

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Banco Santander, S.A is a banks-diversified business based in the US. Banco Santander S-A shares (SAN) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Banco Santander S-A employs 180,231 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Banco Santander S-A share price

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Banco Santander S-A shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$1.78 - $3.70
50-day moving average $3.48
200-day moving average $3.04
Wall St. target price$2.71
PE ratio 6.971
Dividend yield $0.128 (3.8%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.48

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Is Banco Santander S-A under- or over-valued?

Valuing Banco Santander S-A stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Banco Santander S-A's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Banco Santander S-A's P/E ratio

Banco Santander S-A's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, Banco Santander S-A shares trade at around 7x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Banco Santander S-A's PEG ratio

Banco Santander S-A's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.6833. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Banco Santander S-A's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Banco Santander S-A financials

Revenue TTM $31.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 34.99%
Gross profit TTM $31.8 billion
Return on assets TTM -0.51%
Return on equity TTM -7.63%
Profit margin -27.55%
Book value $4.71
Market capitalisation $59.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Banco Santander S-A shares

There are currently 7.0 million Banco Santander S-A shares held short by investors – that's known as Banco Santander S-A's "short interest". This figure is 11.3% down from 7.9 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Banco Santander S-A shares can be evaluated.

Banco Santander S-A's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Banco Santander S-A's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Banco Santander S-A shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Banco Santander S-A shares traded daily (recently around 6.0 million). Banco Santander S-A's SIR currently stands at 1.16. In other words for every 100,000 Banco Santander S-A shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1160 shares are currently held short.

However Banco Santander S-A's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Banco Santander S-A shares, or, against the total number of tradable Banco Santander S-A shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Banco Santander S-A's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Banco Santander S-A shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Banco Santander S-A shares, roughly 0 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Banco Santander S-A.

Find out more about how you can short Banco Santander S-A stock.

Banco Santander S-A share dividends

We're not expecting Banco Santander S-A to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Banco Santander S-A's shares ever split?

Banco Santander S-A's shares were split on 11 November 2020.

Banco Santander S-A share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Banco Santander S-A's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.78 up to $3.7. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SAN.US volatility(beta: 1.79)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Banco Santander S-A's is 1.7924. This would suggest that Banco Santander S-A's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Banco Santander S-A overview

Banco Santander, S. A. , together with its subsidiaries, provides various retail and commercial banking products and services to individuals, small and medium-sized enterprises, and large companies worldwide. It offers demand and time deposits, and current and savings accounts; mortgages, consumer finance, syndicated corporate loans, structured financing, cash management, export and agency finance, trade and working capital solutions, and corporate finance; and insurance products. The company also provides cash, asset, and wealth management; and private banking services. In addition, it is involved in the corporate banking; treasury, risk hedging, foreign trade, confirming, custody, and investment banking activities. The company operates through a network of 11,236 branches.

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