Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd raised its holdings in shares of Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE:SAN) by 6.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 664,520 shares of the bank’s stock after acquiring an additional 37,542 shares during the quarter. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd’s holdings in Banco Santander, were worth $4,611,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. Fisher Asset Management LLC increased its holdings in Banco Santander, by 4.3% during the 3rd quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 81,383,608 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $564,802,000 after acquiring an additional 3,326,541 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp increased its holdings in Banco Santander, by 1.6% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 13,234,508 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $88,539,000 after acquiring an additional 207,467 shares in the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its holdings in Banco Santander, by 15.3% during the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 7,534,699 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $50,407,000 after acquiring an additional 997,429 shares in the last quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership increased its holdings in Banco Santander, by 690.7% during the 2nd quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 6,573,247 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $43,975,000 after acquiring an additional 5,741,913 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Aperio Group LLC increased its holdings in Banco Santander, by 3.9% during the 3rd quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 4,247,776 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $29,480,000 after acquiring an additional 158,907 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 1.34% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE SAN) opened at $6.42 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $94,201.92, a PE ratio of 12.92, a PEG ratio of 1.29 and a beta of 1.40. Banco Santander, S.A. has a twelve month low of $4.40 and a twelve month high of $6.99. The company has a current ratio of 1.38, a quick ratio of 1.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.88.

Banco Santander, (NYSE:SAN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The bank reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.14. The business had revenue of $14.39 billion during the quarter. Banco Santander, had a net margin of 14.06% and a return on equity of 6.86%. research analysts predict that Banco Santander, S.A. will post 0.55 EPS for the current year.

Several research firms have weighed in on SAN. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Banco Santander, from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Banco Santander, from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Banco Santander, in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Banco Santander, from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.63.

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About Banco Santander,

Banco Santander, SA is a retail and commercial bank. The Banks segments include Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Latin America and the United States. The Continental Europe segment covers all businesses in the Continental Europe. The United Kingdom segment includes the businesses developed by various units and branches in the country.

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