) pushed the Banking industry higher today making it today's featured banking winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.5%. By the end of trading, Banco Santander rose 15 cents (2.5%) to $6.08 on light volume. Throughout the day, 6.2 million shares of Banco Santander exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.6 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $6.01-$6.14 after having opened the day at $6.04 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $5.93. Other companies within the Banking industry that increased today were:
), up 16.7%,
), up 14.6%,
), up 13.3%, and
), up 10.9%.
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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 $49.74 billion and is part of the
sector. Shares are down 93.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are two analysts that rate Banco Santander a buy, one analyst rates it a sell, and one rates it a hold.
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.
- You can view the full Banco Santander Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 18.8%,
), down 17.5%,
Bank VA Chesterfield
), down 9.1%, and
), down 9.1%, were all laggards within the banking industry with
) being today's banking industry laggard.
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