Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC) saw an uptick in trading volume on Monday . 4,615,598 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 98% from the previous session’s volume of 2,328,640 shares.The stock last traded at $10.63 and had previously closed at $11.85.

Several brokerages have recently issued reports on SC. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating on shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings in a research report on Saturday, April 9th. Credit Suisse Group AG restated a “buy” rating on shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings in a research report on Saturday, April 2nd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upped their target price on shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings from $12.00 to $14.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 28th. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating on shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings in a research report on Saturday, May 14th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 12th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $16.79.

The company has a market cap of $3.99 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.11. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $11.01 and a 200 day moving average price of $11.18.

Santander Consumer USA Holdings (NYSE:SC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 27th. The company reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.03. The business earned $1.27 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.65 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.81 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 10.8% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. will post $2.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Santander Consumer USA Holdings news, CFO Jennifer Popp sold 13,434 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.02, for a total value of $161,476.68. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 33,018 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $396,876.36. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of SC. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings by 10.7% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,049,746 shares of the company’s stock valued at $16,639,000 after buying an additional 101,537 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings by 61.9% in the fourth quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 188,394 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,986,000 after buying an additional 72,052 shares during the period. Marshall Wace LLP increased its stake in shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings by 208.9% in the fourth quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 118,919 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,885,000 after buying an additional 80,424 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings by 5.6% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,297,720 shares of the company’s stock valued at $20,569,000 after buying an additional 68,623 shares during the period. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System increased its stake in shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings by 1.2% in the fourth quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 569,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,031,000 after buying an additional 6,600 shares during the period.

Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc is the holding company for Santander Consumer USA Inc, and subsidiaries, a consumer finance company focused on vehicle finance and third party servicing. The Company’s segment, Consumer Finance, includes its vehicle financial products and services, including retail installment contracts, vehicle leases, and dealer loans, as well as financial products and services related to motorcycles, recreational vehicles (RVs), and marine vehicles.

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