Banco Santander, S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides various retail and commercial banking products and services for individual and corporate clients worldwide.
Undervalued with adequate balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Banco Santander's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BNC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BNC underperformed the UK Banks industry which returned -44% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BNC underperformed the UK Market which returned -25% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Banco Santander's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Banco Santander undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BNC (£1.89) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£3.76)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BNC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BNC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (5.9x) compared to the Banks industry average (4.7x).
PE vs Market: BNC is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.9x) compared to the UK market (12.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BNC is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BNC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the GB Banks industry average (0.4x).
How is Banco Santander forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BNC's forecast earnings growth (7.8% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).
Earnings vs Market: BNC's earnings (7.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (15.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BNC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BNC's revenue (5.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (2.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BNC's revenue (5.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BNC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.9%).
How has Banco Santander performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BNC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BNC's current net profit margins (14.5%) are lower than last year (18.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BNC's earnings have grown by 1.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BNC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BNC had negative earnings growth (-18.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Banks industry average (29.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BNC's Return on Equity (7.3%) is considered low.
How is Banco Santander's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Inventory Level: BNC has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: BNC's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.9x debt).
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: BNC's level of assets compared to its equity is moderate.
Allowance for Bad Loans: BNC has a low allowance for bad loans.
Low Risk Liabilities: BNC's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: BNC has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.
Low Risk Deposits: BNC's loans are broadly funded by customer deposits.
Level of Bad Loans: BNC has a high level of bad loans (3.42%)
What is Banco Santander's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BNC's dividend (9.3%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.67%).
High Dividend: BNC's dividend (9.3%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (7.36%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BNC's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BNC's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (55.2%), BNC's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BNC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (46.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
José Antonio Álvarez Álvarez (59yo)
Mr. José Antonio Álvarez Álvarez has been Vice Chairman of Banco Santander, SA since January 15, 2019 and has been its Director since November 25, 2014 and also serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Á ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: José Antonio's total compensation ($USD9.04M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD5.46M).
Compensation vs Earnings: José Antonio's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Vice Chairman||no data||€8.27m||0.0095% €2.9m|
|Group Chief Financial Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Group Head of Technology & Operations||1.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior EVP and Group Head of Accounting & Financial Control||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Investment Banking||no data||no data||no data|
|Global Head of Shareholder & Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Group Chief Compliance Officer||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior EVP and Head of Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Group Head of Strategy and Corporate Development & Head of Santander Consumer Finance||5.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Group Head of General Secretariat & Human Resources and Board Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BNC's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|CEO & Vice Chairman||no data||€8.27m||0.0095% €2.9m|
|Fourth Vice Chairman of the Board||31.5yrs||€6.07m||0.0089% €2.7m|
|Chairman of International Advisory Board||no data||no data||no data|
|Third Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board||17.83yrs||€399.00k||no data|
|Non Independent Non-Executive Director||4.58yrs||€524.00k||0.022% €6.6m|
|Independent Vice Chairman & Lead Independent Director||5.17yrs||€700.00k||0.00035% €107.4k|
|Non-Independent Non-executive Director||15.75yrs||€137.00k||0.032% €9.7m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.08yrs||€276.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4.33yrs||€525.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||8.08yrs||€228.00k||0.000040% €12.3k|
Experienced Board: BNC's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: BNC insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Banco Santander, S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Banco Santander, S.A.
- Ticker: BNC
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1856
- Industry: Diversified Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: €34.831b
- Listing Market Cap: €30.691b
- Shares outstanding: 16.61b
- Website: https://www.santander.com
Number of Employees
- Banco Santander, S.A.
- Santander Group City
- Av. de Cantabria s/n
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BCDR.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jan 1980|
|SAN||BME (Bolsas y Mercados Espanoles)||Yes||Common Shares||ES||EUR||Jan 1980|
|SANT||BIT (Borsa Italiana)||Yes||Common Shares||IT||EUR||Jan 1980|
|BNC||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1980|
|SAN *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Shares||MX||MXN||Jan 1980|
|BSD2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1980|
|SANE||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 1980|
|BSD2||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1980|
|SAN||WSE (Warsaw Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||PL||PLN||Jan 1980|
|SAN||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||AT||EUR||Jan 1980|
|SANTA||ENXTBR (Euronext Brussels)||Yes||Common Shares||BE||EUR||Jan 1980|
|SAN||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||ADR||US||USD||Jul 1987|
|BSDK||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||ADR||DE||EUR||Jul 1987|
|0HLE||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||ADR||GB||USD||Jul 1987|
Banco Santander, S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides various retail and commercial banking products and services for individual and corporate clients worldwide. It offers demand and time deposits, and current and savings accounts; mortgages, consumer finance, auto finance, and personal loans; export and agency finance, trade and working capital solutions, syndicated corporate loans, and structured financing; debt capital markets and global markets services; and debit and credit cards. The company also provides cash management, transactional, payrolls, and wealth management services. In addition, it is involved in the corporate banking, treasury, and investment banking activities; and real estate investment, leasing, securitization, fund management, e-commerce, technology services, air transport, renting, insurance brokerage, aircraft rental, payments and collection, securities investment, financial advisory, sports, electricity production, and Internet activities. Further, the company offers asset management and private banking services, as well as mobile and online banking services. It operates through a network of 13,217 branches. The company was formerly known as Banco Santander Central Hispano S.A. and changed its name to Banco Santander, S.A. in June 2007. Banco Santander, S.A. was founded in 1856 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/04 21:54|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/03 00:00|
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