Analysts see the Banco Santander, S.A. (SAN) stock as better bet to trade as they estimated $3.4 price target for the stock that may be achievable in one year time period. The stock price target is higher to current share price of $2.17. Investors could set buy and sell price points around target prices to maximize returns. Research analysts often publish stock price targets along with buy-sell recommendations. However, investors can and should determine their own price targets for entering and exiting stock positions.

With higher potential target price move of 56.68% comparing to current price, stock can be highly risky or profitable so need to be careful here. Analysts have set a Hold rating on stock with 3 mean recommendation. However, few traders solely rely on analysts’ opinion to trade instead of careful review on stock. Analysts’ opinion on stock can be helpful to initiate simple analysis.

Technical Indicators and Volatility: Banco Santander, S.A. stock is trading in normal condition area as its RSI value is 41.48. Where Relative Strength Index helps to understand the price condition of the stock. RSI value is based on last 14-days performance.

Some Investors also rely on moving averages to the price trend for longer time periods. The stock is trading -1.94% from SMA of 20 days and standing -20.03% away from SMA of 50 days while moved -41.67% away from SMA of 200 days.

Beta is also import metrics to determine the excitability of stock as well as the risk factor. Beta stands at 1.18. A beta more than 1 then the stock can be considered risky and when it’s below 1 then stock is less risky.

When seeing the longer performance trend, Banco Santander, S.A. (SAN) stock managed to keep 4.33% return for the weekly session and noted performance of -7.66% for monthly period. The stock is showing a move of -47.58% so far this year and uncovered flow of -55.89% in last one year.

The shares price demonstrated -46.81% return for quarterly session while it has presented performance of -50.00% over the past six months. The stock revealed 7.96% change to a low over the previous 12 months and revealed move of -56.83% to a high over the same period.

Analysts usually set price target on assumptions about the company’s fundamentals as well. The company pays 11.89% of dividend annually from its total earnings. The Company has price to earnings ratio of 5.05 with EPS of $0.43.

The stock’s P/E is expected to grow 0.79 times in next 3 to 5 years where a less PEG indicated an undervalued stock. The Company earnings annual growth is -3.50% in past 5 years decade and projected to reach 6.37% for next 5 years. Its earnings have shown a growth of -21.40% on quarter over quarter basis while sales growth for quarter over quarter is 2.50%. Looking a yearly overview, the company earnings growth is noted at -17.80% for this year and estimated to achieve -25.45% growth for next year.

Banco Santander, S.A. (SAN) recorded a change of -6.87% to $2.17 on Thursday. The stock traded daily trading volume of 6229909 shares vs to average volume size of 10.98M shares. SAN maintained activity of relative volume at 0.57.

The company is capable to get 5.90% returns on total investment.