Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC)?

April 18, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.86 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.68, from 1.18 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 12 investors sold Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. shares while 47 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 113.36 million shares or 0.10% more from 113.25 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Verition Fund Limited Liability Company holds 0.1% or 60,841 shares in its portfolio. Philadelphia Fincl Mngmt Of San Francisco Lc reported 5.42% stake. 1.67 million are held by Schroder Grp. Stratos Wealth Ptnrs holds 0% of its portfolio in Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC) for 569 shares. Nuveen Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.01% or 122,500 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 8,700 shares. D E Shaw Com owns 143,690 shares. Victory Mgmt Incorporated reported 96,174 shares stake. Secor Capital Lp reported 0.07% stake. Natixis accumulated 0.01% or 64,712 shares. Moreover, Alpine Glob Management Ltd Liability Corp has 0.08% invested in Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC) for 18,133 shares. Geode Cap Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.01% or 1.03 million shares. 4,268 were accumulated by Metropolitan Life Insur Co Ny. Schwab Charles Invest Mgmt Inc, California-based fund reported 1.05M shares. Cibc Asset Mgmt has invested 0% of its portfolio in Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC).

Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC) Ratings Coverage

Among 16 analysts covering Santander Consumer USA (NYSE:SC), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Santander Consumer USA had 25 analyst reports since October 27, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, October 30 by UBS. As per Tuesday, November 14, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, October 30 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, January 8. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Monday, October 30 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of SC in report on Friday, October 27 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan on Friday, January 12. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, March 27 by UBS. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 30 by Jefferies. Below is a list of Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC) latest ratings and price target changes.

27/03/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Hold New Target: $17.0000 Initiate
26/02/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Hold New Target: $19.0 Downgrade
01/02/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $22.0 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $18 New Target: $19.5 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $17.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Buy New Target: $20.0 Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $16 Upgrade
12/01/2018 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Buy New Target: $20.5 Upgrade
10/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $23.0 Maintain
08/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $18.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.58% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $15.69. About 2.33 million shares traded or 10.20% up from the average. Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC) has risen 23.52% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.97% the S&P500.

Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc., a specialized consumer finance company, provides vehicle finance and third-party servicing in the United States. The company has market cap of $5.66 billion. The Company’s vehicle finance services and products include retail installment contracts and vehicle leases, as well as dealer loans for inventory, construction, real estate, working capital, and revolving lines of credit. It has a 4.75 P/E ratio. The firm also offers financial services and products related to motorcycles, recreational vehicles, and marine vehicles; originates vehicle loans through a Web direct lending program; purchases vehicle retail installment contracts from other lenders; and services automobile, and recreational and marine vehicle portfolios for other lenders.

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