Osborn Williams & Donohoe LLC boosted its position in Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE:SAN) by 1.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 101,640 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,155 shares during the period. Osborn Williams & Donohoe LLC’s holdings in Banco Santander, were worth $526,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Signaturefd LLC increased its stake in Banco Santander, by 57.9% in the second quarter. Signaturefd LLC now owns 25,471 shares of the company’s stock worth $100,000 after buying an additional 9,338 shares during the period. Green Square Capital LLC purchased a new stake in Banco Santander, during the second quarter worth $102,000. Johnson Investment Counsel Inc. increased its stake in Banco Santander, by 0.8% in the third quarter. Johnson Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 23,158 shares of the company’s stock worth $102,000 after buying an additional 186 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. increased its stake in Banco Santander, by 154.0% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 30,985 shares of the company’s stock worth $122,000 after buying an additional 18,788 shares during the period. Finally, Rikoon Group LLC purchased a new stake in Banco Santander, during the third quarter worth $125,000. 0.61% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE:SAN) traded up 0.19% on Wednesday, hitting $5.35. 3,243,726 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $5.12 and a 200 day moving average price of $4.57. Banco Santander, S.A. has a 1-year low of $3.60 and a 1-year high of $5.44. The company has a market capitalization of $78.45 billion, a PE ratio of 17.20 and a beta of 1.66.
Banco Santander, (NYSE:SAN) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 26th. The company reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Banco Santander, had a net margin of 13.89% and a return on equity of 6.06%. Analysts anticipate that Banco Santander, S.A. will post $0.37 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 27th will be issued a $0.0585 dividend. This represents a $0.23 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.38%. This is a boost from Banco Santander,’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, January 25th. Banco Santander,’s dividend payout ratio is presently 38.64%.
A number of research firms recently weighed in on SAN. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Banco Santander, in a research report on Friday, December 16th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Banco Santander, from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 11th. RBC Capital Markets upgraded shares of Banco Santander, from an “underperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 19th. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a “buy” rating on shares of Banco Santander, in a research note on Thursday, January 5th. Finally, Natixis upgraded shares of Banco Santander, from a “reduce” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 11th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. Banco Santander, currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $5.75.
About Banco Santander,
Banco Santander, SA is a retail and commercial bank. The Bank’s principal business is to attract deposits and provide loans. The Bank focuses its wholesale banking offer on providing services to its main customers in local markets. The Banks segments include Continental Europe, United Kingdom, Latin America and United States.
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