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) pushed the Banking industry lower today making it today's featured Banking laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.2%. By the end of trading, Banco Santander fell $0.20 (-2.7%) to $7.13 on average volume. Throughout the day, 5,236,604 shares of Banco Santander exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6,416,400 shares. The stock ranged in price between $7.10-$7.22 after having opened the day at $7.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $7.33. Other companies within the Banking industry that declined today were:
), down 14.8%,
), down 9.0%,
), down 7.9% and
), down 7.9%.
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Banco Santander-Chile provides commercial and retail banking services to corporate and individual customers in Chile. Banco Santander has a market cap of $73.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 10.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.
TheStreet Ratings rates Banco Santander as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, premium valuation and deteriorating net income.
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On the positive front,
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), down 21.3%,
), down 10.6% and
), down 8.5% , were all gainers within the banking industry with
) being today's featured banking industry leader.
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