Banco Santander (NYSE:SAN).
Raymond James & Associates says it bought 240,427 shares last quarter increasing its holdings in Banco Santander by 43.4%. Its investment was worth $5,517,000 an increase of 48.7% as of the end of the quarter.
Several firms have shifted positions in (SAN). As of the end of the quarter Axiom International Investors LLC /DE had acquired a total of 154,900 shares growing its stake by 6.2%. The value of the investment in (SAN) went from $16,783,000 to $18,485,000 increasing 10.1% quarter over quarter. As of quarter end Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp had sold 132,130 shares trimming its holdings by 2.9%. The value of the investment in Banco Santander increased from $29,991,000 to $30,195,000 a change of $204,000 since the last quarter.
Greenleaf Trust augmented its position by buying 29,346 shares an increase of 40.2% as of 09/30/2017. Greenleaf Trust now holds 102,300 shares valued at $710,000. The total value of its holdings increased 45.5%.
August 15 investment analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reiterated a “Neutral” rating on the stock.
In the market the company is trading up from yesterday’s close of 6.4. Banco Santander’s P/E ratio is 12.00 and market cap is 105.53B. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $0.54 with 16.15B shares currently outstanding.
Investors are a little more bearish on shares of the company of late considering the change in short interest. The stock realized a rise in short interest of 56.95% as of the latest report on October 31, 2017. Short shares increased 3,422,821 over that timeframe. The short-interest ratio increased to 2.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.00% as of October 31.