Banco Santander Brasil (NYSE: BSBR) is one of 313 public companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Banco Santander Brasil to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Banco Santander Brasil and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Banco Santander Brasil 0 4 2 0 2.33
Banco Santander Brasil Competitors 2163 8517 8561 332 2.36

Banco Santander Brasil presently has a consensus price target of $15.67, suggesting a potential upside of 62.52%. As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 5.38%. Given Banco Santander Brasil’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Banco Santander Brasil is more favorable than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Banco Santander Brasil and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Banco Santander Brasil 8.88% 9.19% 1.27%
Banco Santander Brasil Competitors 18.58% 8.32% 0.94%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

1.6% of Banco Santander Brasil shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.3% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 10.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Banco Santander Brasil pays an annual dividend of $0.17 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Banco Santander Brasil pays out 30.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 35.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Risk & Volatility

Banco Santander Brasil has a beta of 1.51, indicating that its stock price is 51% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Banco Santander Brasil’s competitors have a beta of 0.80, indicating that their average stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Banco Santander Brasil and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Banco Santander Brasil $26.22 billion $2.10 billion 17.53
Banco Santander Brasil Competitors $5.50 billion $825.32 million 375.77

Banco Santander Brasil has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. Banco Santander Brasil is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Banco Santander Brasil competitors beat Banco Santander Brasil on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

Banco Santander Brasil Company Profile

Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. (the Bank) is indirectly controlled by Banco Santander, S.A., and is an institution of the Financial and Prudential Group. The Bank operates through two segments, Commercial Banking and Global Wholesale Banking. The Company conducts its operations by means of portfolios such as commercial, investment, lending and financing, mortgage lending, leasing, credit card operations and foreign exchange. The Bank also operates in the payment institution, leasing, buying club management and securities, insurance brokerage operations, capitalization and pension plan. Through Global Wholesale Banking segment, the Bank offers financial services and structured solutions to its customers, in parallel with its trading activities. It also offers foreign exchange products, over the counter derivatives and investments to all of its clients, including institutional investors, corporate clients and individuals.

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