Banco Santander, S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides various retail and commercial banking products and services to individuals, small and medium-sized enterprises, and large companies worldwide. More Details
Adequate balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
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 -47.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BNC underperformed the UK Market which returned -16.2% 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?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BNC (£1.48) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.41)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BNC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BNC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Banks industry average.
PE vs Market: BNC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BNC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BNC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the GB Banks industry average (0.5x).
How is Banco Santander forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BNC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.2%).
Earnings vs Market: BNC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: BNC's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BNC's revenue (1.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BNC's revenue (1.7% 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 (6.5%).
How has Banco Santander performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BNC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: BNC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BNC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 12% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BNC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: BNC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Banks industry (-29%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BNC has a negative Return on Equity (-6.86%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: BNC's Assets to Equity ratio (17.1x) is moderate.
Allowance for Bad Loans: BNC has a low allowance for bad loans (70%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 71% of BNC's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: BNC has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (60%).
Low Risk Deposits: BNC's Loans to Deposits ratio (90%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: BNC has a high level of bad loans (3.4%).
What is Banco Santander current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BNC's dividend (11.85%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.82%).
High Dividend: BNC's dividend (11.85%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.3%)
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: BNC is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BNC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (42.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jose Antonio Alvarez Alvarez (60 yo)
Mr. Jose Antonio Alvarez Alvarez 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. A ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jose Antonio's total compensation ($USD9.78M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD4.98M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jose Antonio's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairwoman||6.08yrs||€9.95m||0.17% |
|CEO & Vice Chairman||no data||€8.27m||0.0095% |
|Group Chief Financial Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Group Head of Technology & Operations||2.08yrs||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||1.75yrs||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||5.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Group Head of General Secretariat & Human Resources and Board Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice Chairman of Santander Totta - Portugal||21.75yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BNC's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairwoman||6.08yrs||€9.95m||0.17% |
|CEO & Vice Chairman||no data||€8.27m||0.0095% |
|Head of Brazil||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||32yrs||€6.07m||0.0089% |
|Chairman of International Advisory Board||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Vice Chairman & Lead Independent Director||5.67yrs||€700.00k||0.00035% |
|Non-Independent Non-executive Director||16.25yrs||€137.00k||0.032% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.58yrs||€276.00k||no data|
|Member of International Advisory Board||no data||€130.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.92yrs||€240.00k||0.0036% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||8.58yrs||€228.00k||0.000040% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1yr||€34.00k||0.000020% |
Experienced Board: BNC's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 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: €27.687b
- Listing Market Cap: €25.026b
- Shares outstanding: 16.59b
- 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 to individuals, small and medium-sized enterprises, and large companies worldwide ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/22 21:35|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/22 00:00|
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