Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC) shares were up 2.6% during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $12.04 and last traded at $11.56, with a volume of 875,583 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $11.27.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on SC shares. Compass Point cut their target price on Santander Consumer USA Holdings from $13.00 to $12.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, April 1st. Citigroup Inc. cut their target price on Santander Consumer USA Holdings from $24.00 to $14.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, April 1st. Credit Suisse Group AG restated a “buy” rating on shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings in a research report on Saturday, April 2nd. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating on shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings in a research report on Saturday, April 9th. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott assumed coverage on Santander Consumer USA Holdings in a research report on Thursday, April 21st. They set a “neutral” rating and a $15.00 price objective for the company. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Santander Consumer USA Holdings has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.39.

The firm’s 50 day moving average is $10.97 and its 200 day moving average is $11.16. The company has a market capitalization of $4.16 billion and a P/E ratio of 5.32.

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

In related news, CFO Jennifer Popp sold 13,434 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.02, for a total transaction of $161,476.68. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 33,018 shares in the company, valued at $396,876.36. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link.

Other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its position in Santander Consumer USA Holdings by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 169,569 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,688,000 after buying an additional 2,640 shares during the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its position in 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 worth $9,031,000 after buying an additional 6,600 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in 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 worth $20,569,000 after buying an additional 68,623 shares during the last quarter. Marshall Wace LLP boosted its position in Santander Consumer USA Holdings by 208.9% in the fourth quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 118,919 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,885,000 after buying an additional 80,424 shares during the last quarter. Finally, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its position in 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 worth $2,986,000 after buying an additional 72,052 shares during the last quarter.

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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