Signaturefd LLC reduced its stake in shares of Banco Santander SA (NYSE:SAN) by 8.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 53,552 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 5,001 shares during the period. Signaturefd LLC’s holdings in Banco Santander were worth $245,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Cambiar Investors LLC raised its holdings in shares of Banco Santander by 14.3% during the first quarter. Cambiar Investors LLC now owns 25,374,640 shares of the bank’s stock worth $117,485,000 after purchasing an additional 3,172,692 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its holdings in shares of Banco Santander by 0.8% during the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 3,208,680 shares of the bank’s stock worth $14,375,000 after purchasing an additional 23,915 shares during the last quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC raised its holdings in shares of Banco Santander by 4.7% during the first quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 2,782,397 shares of the bank’s stock worth $12,882,000 after purchasing an additional 124,519 shares during the last quarter. CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC raised its holdings in shares of Banco Santander by 26.3% during the first quarter. CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC now owns 1,533,596 shares of the bank’s stock worth $7,100,000 after purchasing an additional 319,823 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Banco Santander by 21.6% during the first quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,471,589 shares of the bank’s stock worth $6,813,000 after purchasing an additional 261,647 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 1.58% of the company’s stock.
SAN opened at $3.80 on Thursday. Banco Santander SA has a fifty-two week low of $3.80 and a fifty-two week high of $5.43. The company has a quick ratio of 2.08, a current ratio of 2.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.13. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $4.41. The stock has a market capitalization of $62.72 billion, a PE ratio of 6.91 and a beta of 1.14.
Several research analysts recently issued reports on SAN shares. UBS Group cut shares of Banco Santander from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, July 18th. ValuEngine cut shares of Banco Santander from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Banco Santander from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, July 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $5.75.
Banco Santander Profile
Banco Santander, SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides various retail and commercial banking products and services for individual and corporate clients worldwide. It offers demand and time deposits, and current and savings accounts; mortgages, consumer finance, auto finance, and personal loans; export and agency finance, trade and working capital solutions, syndicated corporate loans, and structured financing; debt capital markets and global markets services; and debit and credit cards.
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