Banco Santander Chile (NYSE:BSAC)’s opened today’s trading session at 15.77 while the stock price was at 15.91 at the time of writing. So far in this trading session, the stock recorded a high of 15.93 and low of 15.69. The current market cap of Banco Santander – Chile ADS, a NYQ listed firm, stands at 7.50B and an average of 390102 shares exchanged hands on a daily basis over the last three months.
Considering the technical factors, the stock has to travel -9.40% to reach its 50 Day Moving Average of 17.56. Also, the stock is trading -30.65% and +1.40% off from its 52-week high and low of 22.94 and 15.69, respectively.
Sell-side analysts following the stock have forecasted its future price as well as earnings as per, which the stock can touch 20.87 in coming one year. The earnings came at 1.60 per share in last fiscal. Additionally, First Call stated that the EPS in next quarter is expected to come at 0.40. The analysts have projected EPS for the current year and next year at 1.51 and 1.58, respectively.
The stock’s valuation, price to earnings ratio stands at 9.94. This ratio, which compares the equity’s current market price, with its existing earnings, is a vital indicator. A higher P/E ratio suggests a stock holds higher earnings growth potential, as compared to stocks with lower P/E ratio. The brokerages projected the stock’s Price to Current year EPS at 10.54. Also, investors looking to invest in the company’s stock expect its Price to next year’s EPS at 10.07.