News stories about Banco Santander (NYSE:SAN) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Banco Santander earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the bank an impact score of 44.6053876462155 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

SAN has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Banco Santander from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, September 16th. ValuEngine lowered Banco Santander from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group upgraded Banco Santander from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $6.20 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday, November 24th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. Banco Santander currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $13.15.

Banco Santander (NYSE SAN) traded down $0.08 on Tuesday, hitting $6.61. The stock had a trading volume of 3,077,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,959,591. Banco Santander has a 1-year low of $5.03 and a 1-year high of $6.99. The stock has a market capitalization of $107,030.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.24, a P/E/G ratio of 1.31 and a beta of 1.39. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.88, a quick ratio of 1.38 and a current ratio of 1.38.

Banco Santander (NYSE:SAN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The bank reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.14. Banco Santander had a return on equity of 6.86% and a net margin of 14.06%. The business had revenue of $14.39 billion during the quarter. research analysts expect that Banco Santander will post 0.55 earnings per share for the current year.

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Banco Santander Company Profile

Banco Santander, SA is a retail and commercial bank. The Banks segments include Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Latin America and the United States. The Continental Europe segment covers all businesses in the Continental Europe. The United Kingdom segment includes the businesses developed by various units and branches in the country.

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