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Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: BSMX) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: BSMX), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 12138.82. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. is 8.93 (with a change from open of 1.25%), this in conjunction with a target price of 9.65. Volume today has so far reached 1522800, with an average volume of about 1447.18. The GAP for this stock, is -0.34%.

The P/E ratio is 16.72, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 12.98. The current EPS for Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V., is 0.53, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 5.20%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 4.93%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V., EPS is looking like it will grow 9.21% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 7.69%. Quarter over quarter is 10.10% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 20.80%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 3.60%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 10.40%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at *TBA and institutional ownership is 36.80%. Shares outstanding is 1359.33, while shares float is at a value of 1307.71. Float short for Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. is 0.56% and the short ratio is 5.04.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.41, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.41. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. The most recent gross margin is *TBA and their operating margin is 41.20%. The profit margin is 21.30%.

Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. has seen returns on assets of 1.20%, and on investment, 20.70%. Return on equity is 12.80%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.18. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.57, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.04 and Price/cash is 0.5, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 14.7.

The simple moving averages are -3.75% and 3.42% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -11.85% and the 52 week low is 34.58%.

Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. has a dividend yield of 5.15%, with a current price of 8.93. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 47.30%. This is in an industry, Foreign Regional Banks, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Financial. Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. is based in Mexico.

Performance in the Foreign Regional Banks industry means that Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. has seen performance for the past week of 3.24%, with performance for the month coming to -7.46%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 1.02%, and for the half year the performance is 27.38%. Volatility for this week is 3.20% and for the month this is 2.45%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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