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Stock on Trader’s Radar: Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (NYSE:SC)

Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (NYSE:SC) share price soared 5.67% or 0.70 points to reach at $13.05 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $12.38 – $13.15 during previous trading session. A total of 3.98M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 1.94M shares. Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (NYSE:SC) has a market capitalization of $359.10M and most recently 4.69B outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (NYSE:SC) is at 52.50.

According to sentiments of 19 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $15.05. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $19.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $10.00.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $0.37 derived from a total of 21 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.29 and can go high up to $0.45. However a year ago during same quarter Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (NYSE:SC) reported $0.58 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.72 per share according to consensus of 21 analysts.

According to sentiments of 10 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $1.63B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $1.55B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $1.69B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.62 on the shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (NYSE:SC). Out of rating recommendations 3 have given the stock a Buy while 3 recommend the stock as Outperform. 14 have given the stock a Hold rating, 1 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (NYSE:SC) distance from 20 day simple moving average is 2.90% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -4.60% along with 1.62% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (NYSE:SC) shares were trading -15.64% below from the 52-week high mark of $15.47 and 37.51% above from the 52-week bottom of $9.49. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 03/01/17, and 52-week low price on 07/06/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 7.41% in the past one week and plunged -2.32% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -2.47% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 3.33% while yearly performance of the company advanced 11.44%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -3.33%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (NYSE:SC) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 2.00%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 15.50% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 2.10%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.42, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 3.26%, 3.42% respectively.

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