Santander Consumer Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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SC -- USA Stock  

Fiscal Quarter End: March 31, 2020  

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Santander Consumer USA Holdings is 'Strong Sell'. Macroaxis provides Santander Consumer buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding SC positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Santander Consumer USA available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from SC buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally take a look at Santander Consumer Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Santander Consumer USA Holdings has a mean deviation of 0.9542, semi deviation of 0.8304, standard deviation of 1.86, variance of 3.47, downside variance of 1.09 and semi variance of 0.6896
Macroaxis buy or sell recommendation module can be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Santander Consumer USA. Our recommendation engine harnesses analyzes the organization potential to grow using all fundamental data market data available at the time. To make sure Santander Consumer USA is not overpriced, please validate all Santander Consumer fundamentals including its Total Debt, and the relationship between Gross Profit and Short Ratio . Given that Santander Consumer USA has Number of Shares Shorted of 5.54 M, we advise you double-check Santander Consumer USA Holdings market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Santander Consumer Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Santander Consumer has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments
About 72.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by corporate insiders
On February 7, 2020 Santander Consumer paid $ 0.22 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from finance.yahoo.com: Edited Transcript of SC earnings conference call or presentation 29-Jan-20 200pm GMT - Yahoo Finance

Santander Consumer current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price27.00
Target Mean Price27.67
Recommendation Mean2.70
Target High Price32.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions15
Target Low Price25.00

Santander Consumer Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.16Value At Risk1.67
Potential Upside2.38Standard Deviation1.86
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Banco Santander SaCommon Shares245.6 M5.7 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares13 M303.7 M
Windacre Partnership LlcCommon Shares8.6 M201.2 M
Dimensional Fund Advisors LpCommon Shares6.8 M158.5 M
Samlyn Capital LlcCommon Shares5.2 M121.3 M
Blackrock IncCommon Shares4.6 M107.2 M
Arrowstreet Capital Limited PartnershipCommon Shares3.1 M71.9 M
Peak6 Investments LlcPut Options797.8 K18.6 M

Santander Consumer Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.96
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.038

Santander Consumer Volatility Alert

Santander Consumer USA Holdings has relatively low volatility with skewness of 4.63 and kurtosis of 30.79. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Santander Consumer USA Holdings to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Santander Consumer Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsSantander ConsumerPeer Average
Return On Equity0.21 (0.31) 
Return On Asset0.0291 (0.14) 
Profit Margin0.17 (1.27) 
Current Valuation45.64 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding341.81 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders72.35 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions29.72 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted5.54 M4.71 M
Price to Earning8.77 28.72 
Price to Book1.11 9.51 
Price to Sales1.92 11.42 
Revenue4.21 B9.43 B
Gross Profit2.02 B27.38 B
EBITDA1.67 B3.9 B
Net Income952.65 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents263.14 M2.7 B
Cash per Share0.77 5.01 
Total Debt37.84 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity515.10 48.70 
Current Ratio62.59 2.16 
Book Value Per Share9.72 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations5.37 B971.22 M
Short Ratio4.68 4.00 
Earnings Per Share2.71 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth0.97 4.89 
Number of Employees4.95 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization8.07 B19.03 B
Total Asset36.45 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings2.04 B9.33 B
Last Dividend Paid0.88
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Santander Consumer Market Momentum