Shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the nineteen brokerages that are currently covering the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $15.28.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on SC. Vetr cut Santander Consumer USA Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating and set a $11.12 price target on the stock. in a research report on Wednesday, August 31st. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, June 15th. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $15.00 price target on shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings in a research report on Sunday, July 17th. Zacks Investment Research cut Santander Consumer USA Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 14th. Finally, Barclays PLC set a $11.00 price target on Santander Consumer USA Holdings and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 7th.

Santander Consumer USA Holdings (NYSE:SC) opened at 10.71 on Monday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $11.70 and its 200 day moving average price is $11.32. The company has a market capitalization of $3.84 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.91 and a beta of 1.18. Santander Consumer USA Holdings has a one year low of $8.54 and a one year high of $22.54.

In other news, CFO Jennifer Popp sold 13,434 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.02, for a total transaction of $161,476.68. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 33,018 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $396,876.36. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders own 11.56% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Capstone Investment Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings by 0.5% in the second quarter. Capstone Investment Advisors LLC now owns 16,612 shares of the company’s stock valued at $171,000 after buying an additional 80 shares in the last quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc increased its position in shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings by 3.4% in the second quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 15,900 shares of the company’s stock valued at $164,000 after buying an additional 521 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio increased its position in shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings by 7.2% in the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 26,616 shares of the company’s stock valued at $275,000 after buying an additional 1,794 shares in the last quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its position in shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings by 7.3% in the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 29,112 shares of the company’s stock valued at $305,000 after buying an additional 1,972 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Principal Financial Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings by 15.3% in the second quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 20,447 shares of the company’s stock valued at $211,000 after buying an additional 2,709 shares in the last quarter. 33.72% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Santander Consumer USA Holdings Company Profile

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. The Company’s segment, Consumer Finance, includes its vehicle financial products and services, including retail installment contracts, vehicle leases, and dealer loans, as well as financial products and services related to motorcycles, recreational vehicles (RVs), and marine vehicles.

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