Shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC) fell 2.5% during trading on Friday . The stock traded as low as $10.94 and last traded at $11.11, with a volume of 2,234,639 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $11.40.

Several brokerages have commented on SC. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, June 15th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings in a research note on Thursday, April 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised Santander Consumer USA Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, April 30th. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings in a report on Saturday, April 2nd. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price target on shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings in a report on Sunday, July 17th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.39.

The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $10.89 and its 200 day moving average price is $11.14. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.94 billion and a PE ratio of 5.04.

Santander Consumer USA Holdings (NYSE:SC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 27th. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.56 by $0.03. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.81 earnings per share. The company 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 research analysts forecast that Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. will post $2.23 EPS for the current year.

In other news, CFO Jennifer Popp sold 13,434 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.02, for a total transaction of $161,476.68. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly 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 is available through this link.

A number of hedge funds and institutional investors have bought and sold shares of the stock. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased 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 in the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System increased its position 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 worth $9,031,000 after buying an additional 6,600 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position 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 worth $16,639,000 after buying an additional 101,537 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System increased its position in shares of 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 period. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP increased its position 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 worth $1,885,000 after buying an additional 80,424 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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