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Banco Santander (SAN) Competitors

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(As of 07/17/2024 ET)


Should you be buying Banco Santander stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Banco Santander include Royal Bank of Canada (RY), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), HDFC Bank (HDB), ICICI Bank (IBN), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG), ING Groep (ING), Bank of Montreal (BMO), Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM). These companies are all part of the "commercial banks, not elsewhere classified" industry.

Banco Santander vs.

Banco Santander (NYSE:SAN) and Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership and community ranking.

Banco Santander has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Royal Bank of Canada. Banco Santander is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Royal Bank of Canada, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Banco Santander$62.14B1.24$11.99B$0.726.75
Royal Bank of Canada$87.48B1.81$11.02B$8.0613.90

9.2% of Banco Santander shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.3% of Royal Bank of Canada shares are held by institutional investors. 9.5% of Banco Santander shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Royal Bank of Canada received 140 more outperform votes than Banco Santander when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 55.59% of users gave Royal Bank of Canada an outperform vote while only 49.83% of users gave Banco Santander an outperform vote.

Banco SantanderOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Royal Bank of CanadaOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Banco Santander has a beta of 1.16, meaning that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Royal Bank of Canada has a beta of 0.86, meaning that its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Banco Santander pays an annual dividend of $0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Royal Bank of Canada pays an annual dividend of $4.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Banco Santander pays out 19.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Royal Bank of Canada pays out 50.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

In the previous week, Royal Bank of Canada had 1 more articles in the media than Banco Santander. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for Royal Bank of Canada and 7 mentions for Banco Santander. Banco Santander's average media sentiment score of 1.38 beat Royal Bank of Canada's score of 0.94 indicating that Banco Santander is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Banco Santander
5 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Royal Bank of Canada
4 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Royal Bank of Canada has a consensus target price of $133.25, suggesting a potential upside of 18.96%. Given Royal Bank of Canada's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Royal Bank of Canada is more favorable than Banco Santander.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Banco Santander
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Royal Bank of Canada
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)

Banco Santander has a net margin of 14.98% compared to Royal Bank of Canada's net margin of 12.12%. Royal Bank of Canada's return on equity of 14.87% beat Banco Santander's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Banco Santander14.98% 10.95% 0.63%
Royal Bank of Canada 12.12%14.87%0.81%


Royal Bank of Canada beats Banco Santander on 14 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding SAN and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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SAN vs. The Competition

MetricBanco SantanderCommercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$76.91B$35.37B$9.80B$18.52B
Dividend Yield3.01%5.08%10.06%3.49%
P/E Ratio6.758.1749.9624.04
Price / Sales1.241.693,554.0315.96
Price / Cash5.029.1116.9020.25
Price / Book0.701.112.665.14
Net Income$11.99B$3.13B$1.01B$974.27M
7 Day Performance0.21%2.15%4.88%5.38%
1 Month Performance2.64%5.26%6.57%6.46%
1 Year Performance25.91%20.55%12.24%10.01%

Banco Santander Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Royal Bank of Canada
4.7859 of 5 stars
4.79 / 5 stars
+14.5%$156.42B$87.48B13.7191,398Positive News
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
2.4283 of 5 stars
2.43 / 5 stars
N/A+48.7%$132.97B$82.36B13.03121,800Positive News
1.881 of 5 stars
1.88 / 5 stars
N/A-14.4%$113.40B$49.29B18.70173,222Short Interest ↑
Positive News
0.9496 of 5 stars
0.95 / 5 stars
N/A+22.9%$104.23B$20.04B21.32157,799Stock Split
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Toronto-Dominion Bank
3.3999 of 5 stars
3.40 / 5 stars
-8.5%$102.05B$54.88B13.27103,257Analyst Upgrade
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group
1.1509 of 5 stars
1.15 / 5 stars
N/A+52.6%$92.12B$64.79B13.99106,000News Coverage
ING Groep
3.8163 of 5 stars
3.82 / 5 stars
N/A+27.9%$64.00B$24.43B8.1046,000Short Interest ↓
Positive News
Bank of Montreal
4.9303 of 5 stars
4.93 / 5 stars
-5.4%$63.97B$50.48B14.5756,000Positive News
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
3.2632 of 5 stars
3.26 / 5 stars
N/A+33.1%$61.85B$31.97B7.21121,486Positive News
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
4.54 of 5 stars
4.54 / 5 stars

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This page (NYSE:SAN) was last updated on 7/18/2024 by Staff

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