Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC): Consensus Estimates and Trading Data

In the past 52-week period, shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC) have moved within the range of $11.12 to $18.73. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $18.39, which is 1.82% lower than its 52-week high.

Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of 1.21%, and a 50-day SMA of 7.64%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $6.61 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

When thinking about buying shares in a public company, it is useful to gauge the average enthusiasm level of Wall Street analysts for that specific stock. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC) is Outperform.

When it comes to quarterly financial results, publicly-traded companies usually post earnings and revenue figures that fall somewhat above or below the average Wall Street estimate. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC) delivered a 0.40% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $1.65 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $1.64 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC) delivered a 36.13% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.48 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.35 per share.

Ownership at Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

Investors can gain useful insight on institutional ownership within a public company by taking a look at the organization’s most recent 13F filings. Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 91.45% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $6.13 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC), there were 27 new positions totaling 7,250,465 shares of the company’s stock. There were 24 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 4,011,462 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

By looking at a stock’s average trade volume – in the short, medium, and long terms – we can gain a better understanding of investor sentiment and trading activity. Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC) has had a 20-day average volume of 1,784,465 shares, with an average of 60% of short term indicators pointed at Buy.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 1,816,732 shares, with an average of 25% of medium term indicators pointing toward Buy. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 1,797,939 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Buy.