News headlines about Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. (NYSE:BSMX) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the bank an impact score of 45.9864135952441 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. (NYSE BSMX) remained flat at $10.39 on Friday. 641,923 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm has a market cap of $14.08 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.76 and a beta of 1.39. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $10.07 and a 200-day moving average of $8.90. Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. has a 52-week low of $6.73 and a 52-week high of $10.70.

Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. (NYSE:BSMX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 28th. The bank reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.18. The business had revenue of $1.03 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $963.79 million. Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. had a return on equity of 15.11% and a net margin of 15.97%. Analysts anticipate that Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. will post $0.72 earnings per share for the current year.

BSMX has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. TheStreet upgraded Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price target for the company in a research report on Friday, May 5th. BidaskClub cut Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. ValuEngine upgraded Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. upgraded Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 20th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $8.87.

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Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. Company Profile

Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV, formerly Santander Mexico Financial Group SAB de CV or Grupo Financiero Santander SAB de CV, is a Mexico-based financial institution. The Company is primarily engaged in the provision of multiple banking services, securities brokerage, financial advice services, as well as other related investment activities.

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