Santander Consumer USA (SC) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

Elias Hubbard
December 30, 2017

The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $18.45. About 467,242 shares traded.

More news for Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. It has underperformed by 15.16% the S&P500.

P-A-W Capital Corp decreased Check Point Software Tech Lt (CHKP) stake by 28.57% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The hedge fund run by Kenneth Tropin held 15,000 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.12M, down from 37,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Halsey Associates Inc who had been investing in Apple for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $860.88B market cap company. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $12.29 per share, for a total transaction of $61,450.00. Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN) has risen 123.16% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.94% the S&P500. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating, ten have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 43% are positive. TheStreet raised Santander Consumer USA Holdings from an "e+" rating to a "c-" rating in a report on Monday, January 23rd. Northland Capital maintained it with "Buy" rating and $29.0 target in Thursday, November 9 report. The firm has "Outperform" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, July 31. The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $17.87. Compass Point maintained the shares of SC in report on Friday, January 29 with "Neutral" rating. (NYSE:SC) earned "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, December 20. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, July 26. As per Thursday, November 9, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, October 27 with "Buy". Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $20 target.

The institutional investor owned 1,388,000 shares of the financial services provider's stock after selling 1,241,804 shares during the quarter. It dived, as 25 investors sold Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. shares while 42 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. The financial services provider reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.13. Massachusetts-based Numeric Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% in Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc.

Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc is the holding company for Santander Consumer USA Inc, and subsidiaries, a consumer finance company focused on vehicle finance and third party servicing. (NYSE:SC). Walleye Trading Llc has invested 0.02% in Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC). Ameriprise Inc owns 13,214 shares. (NYSE:SC). Aqr Limited Liability Co accumulated 0.01% or 413,599 shares. (NYSE:SC). Ubs Asset Americas accumulated 69,477 shares.

Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of SC. Sei Investments Co. grew its position in shares of Santander Consumer USA by 6.1% in the 2nd quarter. (NYSE:SC). Schwab Charles Investment Mngmt invested in 492,393 shares.

Analysts await Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. Federated Investors Inc. PA increased its position in shares of Santander Consumer USA by 134.9% in the second quarter. (NYSE:SC) rating on Monday, October 30. Rafferty Asset Management Limited Liability owns 24,662 shares. Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 221,198 shares. (NYSE:SC). Tower Research Capital Ltd Com (Trc) stated it has 0.01% in Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC) for 369,676 shares.

Among 52 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.31 earnings per share, up 6.90% or $0.02 from last year's $0.29 per share. Jefferies maintained Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. Shares for $216,276 were sold by De Lange Bob. Blackrock holds 0% or 5.28 million shares. Carlson Capital Limited Partnership holds 2.11% of its portfolio in Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. Denali Limited Liability Company reported 713,400 shares. Prudential Fincl invested in 0% or 90,847 shares. The New York-based Tompkins has invested 0.1% in Caterpillar Inc. Great West Life Assurance Can reported 4.89 million shares or 1.86% of all its holdings. Manufacturers Life Insur The reported 10,733 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Burney Communication reported 0.16% stake. Barclays Capital initiated Caterpillar Inc.

Among 21 analysts covering Santander Consumer USA Holdings (NYSE:SC), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, January 23 by Susquehanna. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 7 by Jefferies. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Wood on Thursday, April 28. Argus Research downgraded Tesla, Inc. RBC Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $1400 target. (NYSE:WBC). Plante Moran Financial Advsrs Lc stated it has 0% in WABCO Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, August 8 by Argus Research. Raymond James maintained Bird Construction Inc. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, May 11. (NYSE:SC) on Friday, October 27 with "Hold" rating. The firm earned "Market Outperform" rating on Tuesday, July 18 by JMP Securities. Global Equities Research maintained Tesla, Inc. The stock of Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, May 12 by Peel Hunt.

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