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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
NYSE:SAN's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1639 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. NYSE:SAN: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:SAN' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.54 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.07
NYSE:SAN's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
85% of the 1624 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. NYSE:SAN: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE: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 0.54
NYSE:SAN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
82% of the 1562 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. NYSE:SAN: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:SAN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.54
0.12
0.54
WACC vs ROIC
10.73%
42.17%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 24.30
NYSE:SAN's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
67% of the 1650 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 32.07 vs. NYSE:SAN: 24.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:SAN' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.01  Med: 22.63 Max: 36.25
Current: 24.3
7.01
36.25
Net Margin % 13.48
NYSE:SAN's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
77% of the 1650 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 22.99 vs. NYSE:SAN: 13.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:SAN' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.49  Med: 12.53 Max: 29.39
Current: 13.48
4.49
29.39
ROE % 7.11
NYSE:SAN's ROE % is ranked lower than
59% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. NYSE:SAN: 7.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:SAN' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.12  Med: 7.33 Max: 18.8
Current: 7.11
3.12
18.8
ROA % 0.49
NYSE:SAN's ROA % is ranked lower than
73% of the 1657 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NYSE:SAN: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:SAN' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.48 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.49
0.18
1.04
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -7.40
NYSE:SAN's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
87% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. NYSE:SAN: -7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:SAN' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.9 Max: 29.9
Current: -7.4
0
29.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 0.60
NYSE:SAN's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
66% of the 1396 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. NYSE:SAN: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:SAN' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -1.1 Max: 30
Current: 0.6
0
30
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 2.60
NYSE:SAN's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 1354 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. NYSE:SAN: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:SAN' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.3  Med: 4 Max: 61.7
Current: 2.6
-40.3
61.7
GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Signs with Banco Santander SA NYSE:SAN.
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Guru Trades

Q4 2016

SAN Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 432,155 sh (+82.05%)
David Dreman Sold Out
Murray Stahl 146,381 sh (-14.17%)
Ken Fisher 492,422 sh (-23.64%)
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Q1 2017

SAN Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons Sold Out
Murray Stahl 146,236 sh (-0.10%)
Ken Fisher 388,023 sh (-21.20%)
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Q2 2017

SAN Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Ken Fisher 78,057,067 sh (+20016.61%)
Murray Stahl 146,156 sh (-0.05%)
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Q3 2017

SAN Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Jim Simons 1,049,755 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 81,383,608 sh (+4.26%)
Murray Stahl 144,156 sh (-1.37%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SAN

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Add 4.26%0.03%$6.33 - $6.94 $ 6.63-0%81,383,608
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Add 20016.61%0.83%$5.78 - $6.99 $ 6.632%78,057,067
Ken Fisher 2017-03-31 Reduce -21.20%$5.31 - $6.2 $ 6.6318%388,023
Ken Fisher 2016-12-31 Reduce -23.64%$4.28 - $5.23 $ 6.6340%492,422
David Dreman 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$4.28 - $5.23 $ 6.6340%0
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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global  
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Traded in other countries:STD.Argentina, SAN.Austria, BSAN33.Brazil, BSD2.Germany, SANT.Italy, SAN.Mexico, SANTA.Netherlands, SANT.Portugal, SAN.Spain, BNC.UK, BCDRF.USA,
Headquarter Location:Spain
Banco Santander SA is a global bank engaged in retail banking. The firm also offers other services such as wholesale banking, insurance and asset management. Its business operations are spread across Latin America, Continental Europe, and the U.S.

Santander focus is on retail and commercial banking. Latin America is geographically the largest operation, with Brazil by far the largest. Its continental European business is still mainly Iberian. Santander's U.K. presence is the result of the acquisition of building society Abbey. In the U.S., Santander operates a vehicle finance business and a Boston-based savings and loan association.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 13.18
SAN's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1528 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. SAN: 13.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SAN' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 10.37 Max: 22.23
Current: 13.18
3.6
22.23
Forward PE Ratio 11.92
SAN's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.77 vs. SAN: 11.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 13.18
SAN's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
59% of the 1531 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.75 vs. SAN: 13.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SAN' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.97  Med: 10.86 Max: 19.47
Current: 13.18
3.97
19.47
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 2.77
SAN's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
58% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.44 vs. SAN: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SAN' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 5.78 Max: 8.31
Current: 2.77
0.22
8.31
PB Ratio 0.93
SAN's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1636 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. SAN: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SAN' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.96
Current: 0.93
0.49
1.96
PS Ratio 1.71
SAN's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1598 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. SAN: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SAN' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.64 Max: 3.55
Current: 1.71
0.7
3.55
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 1.71
SAN's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
74% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.78 vs. SAN: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SAN' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.64  Med: 6.34 Max: 110.43
Current: 1.71
1.64
110.43
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 1.46
SAN's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
76% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 10.35 vs. SAN: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SAN' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 3.78 Max: 39.55
Current: 1.46
1.39
39.55
EV-to-EBIT -1.62
SAN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 1255 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.71 vs. SAN: -1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SAN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.7  Med: 2.35 Max: 83.3
Current: -1.62
-7.7
83.3
EV-to-EBITDA -1.35
SAN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
94% of the 1254 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.38 vs. SAN: -1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SAN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.3  Med: 2 Max: 71.8
Current: -1.35
-6.3
71.8
EV-to-Revenue -0.38
SAN's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
95% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. SAN: -0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
SAN' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.7  Med: 0.6 Max: 15.9
Current: -0.38
-1.7
15.9
PEG Ratio 10.08
SAN's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. SAN: 10.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
SAN' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.96 Max: 84.29
Current: 10.08
0.4
84.29
Shiller PE Ratio 7.56
SAN's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 21.19 vs. SAN: 7.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SAN' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.93  Med: 7.29 Max: 17.05
Current: 7.56
3.93
17.05

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 3.55
SAN's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
72% of the 2337 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. SAN: 3.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SAN' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.06  Med: 7.39 Max: 15.41
Current: 3.55
3.06
15.41
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.50
SAN's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1387 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. SAN: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
SAN' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.8 Max: 2.86
Current: 0.5
0.38
2.86
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -30.80
SAN's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SAN: -30.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
SAN' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -14.8 Max: 24.1
Current: -30.8
0
24.1
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.54
SAN's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
76% of the 2240 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. SAN: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.29
SAN's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
85% of the 2723 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. SAN: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SAN' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 2.71 Max: 5.64
Current: 1.29
1.12
5.64
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -9.40
SAN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. SAN: -9.40 )
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: -8.6 Max: 0
Current: -9.4
-32.6
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.32
SAN's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 1630 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SAN: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SAN' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.84 Max: 6.2
Current: 1.32
0.44
6.2
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.77
SAN's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. SAN: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SAN' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.66 Max: 4.78
Current: 0.77
0.55
4.78
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.04
SAN's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. SAN: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SAN' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.1
Current: 1.04
0.54
2.1
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.88
SAN's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
53% of the 1429 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. SAN: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
SAN' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.98 Max: 3.02
Current: 0.88
0.49
3.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -61.93
SAN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
94% of the 1657 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 5.51 vs. SAN: -61.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SAN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4246.6  Med: 4 Max: 12710.7
Current: -61.93
-4246.6
12710.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 3.21
SAN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
87% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.33 vs. SAN: 3.21 )
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: -24.4  Med: 1.3 Max: 21.5
Current: 3.21
-24.4
21.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $56,431.47
EPS (TTM) $ 0.47
Beta1.48
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $4.44 - 6.99
Shares Outstanding (Mil)16,136.15 (ADR)

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 57,041 59,573 61,537
EPS ($) 0.54 0.56 0.73
EPS without NRI ($) 0.54 0.56 0.73
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
8.50%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.26 0.29 0.32

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: ----
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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