News coverage about Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. (NYSE:BSMX) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the bank an impact score of 46.2283838888307 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Several equities analysts recently commented on BSMX shares. TheStreet raised shares of Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 price target for the company in a research report on Monday, September 4th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. ValuEngine raised shares of Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. raised shares of Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 20th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $9.70.

Shares of Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. (NYSE:BSMX) opened at 10.02 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $13.58 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.10 and a beta of 1.38. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $10.26 and a 200 day moving average of $9.69. Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. has a 52-week low of $6.73 and a 52-week high of $10.82.

Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. (NYSE:BSMX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 28th. The bank reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.18. The firm had revenue of $1.03 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $963.79 million. Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. had a net margin of 15.97% and a return on equity of 15.11%. Equities analysts predict that Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. will post $0.73 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. Company Profile

Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV, formerly Santander Mexico Financial Group SAB de CV or Grupo Financiero Santander SAB de CV, is a Mexico-based financial institution. The Company is primarily engaged in the provision of multiple banking services, securities brokerage, financial advice services, as well as other related investment activities.

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