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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
SAN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. SAN: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SAN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.57 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.07
SAN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 1610 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. SAN: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SAN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.29
Current: 0.07
0.04
0.29
Interest Coverage 0.42
SAN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
78% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SAN: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SAN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.42
0.12
0.51
F-Score: 4
M-Score: -2.21
WACC vs ROIC
31.76%
24.60%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 21.51
SAN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 30.84 vs. SAN: 21.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SAN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.01  Med: 23.22 Max: 36.25
Current: 21.51
7.01
36.25
Net-margin (%) 12.81
SAN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1652 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 22.27 vs. SAN: 12.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SAN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.49  Med: 14.31 Max: 30.3
Current: 12.81
4.49
30.3
ROE (%) 6.22
SAN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.34 vs. SAN: 6.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SAN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.12  Med: 9.46 Max: 19.31
Current: 6.22
3.12
19.31
ROA (%) 0.45
SAN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1659 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. SAN: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SAN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.6 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.45
0.18
1.04
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -12.70
SAN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SAN: -12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SAN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25  Med: 1.3 Max: 31.5
Current: -12.7
-25
31.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.10
SAN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1237 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. SAN: 13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SAN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.1  Med: -0.1 Max: 30
Current: 13.1
-28.1
30
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 22.10
SAN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. SAN: 22.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SAN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.3  Med: 4 Max: 26
Current: 22.1
-40.3
26
» SAN's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-29)


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

SAN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ruane Cunniff 10,277 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 690,950 sh (+5.71%)
Murray Stahl 75,133 sh (+3.73%)
David Dreman 169,152 sh (-70.30%)
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Q4 2015

SAN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Murray Stahl 102,739 sh (+36.74%)
Ken Fisher 705,644 sh (+2.13%)
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
David Dreman 14,380 sh (-91.50%)
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Q1 2016

SAN Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Murray Stahl 116,039 sh (+12.95%)
Ken Fisher 722,945 sh (+2.45%)
David Dreman 12,695 sh (-11.72%)
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Q2 2016

SAN Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 413,285 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 171,139 sh (+47.48%)
Ken Fisher 691,874 sh (-4.30%)
David Dreman 6,621 sh (-47.85%)
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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global
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Traded in other countries:STD.Argentina, BSAN33.Brazil, BSD2.Germany, SANT.Italy, SAN.Mexico, SANTA.Netherlands, SANT.Portugal, SAN.Spain, BNC.UK, BCDRF.USA,
Banco Santander SA is a commercial bank. The Company offers retail banking, wholesale banking, asset management and insurance services.

Banco Santander SA was established on March 21, 1857. It is a commercial bank. The Company offers retail banking, wholesale banking, asset management and insurance services. Retail Banking covers customers banking businesses, including private banking. Global Wholesale Banking business covers corporate banking, investment banking and international markets, including all treasuries managed, both trading and distribution to customers, as well as equities business. Asset Management and Insurance includes units that design and manage mutual and pension funds and insurance. The Company operates in Spain, the UK, Portugal, Europe, Brazil, Latin American countries and the US.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 9.44
SAN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1513 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.26 vs. SAN: 9.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SAN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.67  Med: 10.81 Max: 22.6
Current: 9.44
3.67
22.6
Forward P/E 9.17
SAN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.63 vs. SAN: 9.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 9.44
SAN's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1515 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.28 vs. SAN: 9.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SAN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.06  Med: 10.97 Max: 19.79
Current: 9.44
4.06
19.79
P/B 0.62
SAN's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 1598 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. SAN: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SAN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.13
Current: 0.62
0.49
2.13
P/S 1.16
SAN's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. SAN: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SAN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.64 Max: 4.25
Current: 1.16
0.71
4.25
PFCF 7.08
SAN's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 10.68 vs. SAN: 7.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SAN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.84  Med: 17.48 Max: 196.5
Current: 7.08
4.84
196.5
POCF 3.13
SAN's POCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. SAN: 3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SAN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.85  Med: 3.9 Max: 74.74
Current: 3.13
1.85
74.74
EV-to-EBIT 0.13
SAN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
98% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. SAN: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SAN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -75.6  Med: 3.1 Max: 124.1
Current: 0.13
-75.6
124.1
EV-to-EBITDA 0.11
SAN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
98% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.39 vs. SAN: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SAN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -108.4  Med: 2.7 Max: 73.3
Current: 0.11
-108.4
73.3
Shiller P/E 4.49
SAN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. SAN: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SAN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 7.58 Max: 18.6
Current: 4.49
4
18.6

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 5.33
SAN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. SAN: 5.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SAN' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.03  Med: 7.39 Max: 16.42
Current: 5.33
3.03
16.42
Dividend Payout 0.69
SAN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
54% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. SAN: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SAN' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.52 Max: 2.22
Current: 0.69
0.29
2.22
Dividend Growth (3y) -14.80
SAN's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
88% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. SAN: -14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SAN' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.4 Max: 42.6
Current: -14.8
0
42.6
Forward Dividend Yield 5.13
SAN's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 2073 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. SAN: 5.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.00
SAN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2538 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. SAN: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SAN' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.27  Med: 5.54 Max: 12.31
Current: 4
2.27
12.31
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -11.10
SAN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. SAN: -11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SAN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.6  Med: -9.6 Max: 0
Current: -11.1
-32.6
0

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.91
SAN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SAN: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SAN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 2.1 Max: 6.77
Current: 0.91
0.48
6.77
Price/Projected FCF 1.33
SAN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. SAN: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SAN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.76 Max: 4.71
Current: 1.33
0.56
4.71
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
SAN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1494 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. SAN: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SAN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.45
Current: 0.7
0.54
2.45
Price/Graham Number 0.62
SAN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 1398 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. SAN: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SAN' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.12 Max: 3.29
Current: 0.62
0.5
3.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 677.61
SAN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SAN: 677.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SAN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 8.2 Max: 953.6
Current: 677.61
0.8
953.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -18.68
SAN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.66 vs. SAN: -18.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SAN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.7  Med: -4.45 Max: 21.7
Current: -18.68
-51.7
21.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $52,585
EPS (TTM) $ 0.44
Beta1.69
Short Percentage of Float0.07%
52-Week Range $3.60 - 6.06
Shares Outstanding (Mil)14,434.49

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 49,389 51,016 51,327
EPS ($) 0.42 0.48 0.45
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.42 0.48 0.45
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
8.50%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.24 0.25 0.26
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