NEW YORK, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
On Wednesday, May 03, 2017, the NASDAQ Composite, and the S&P 500 edged lower at the closing bell, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed bullish. Eight out of nine sectors ended Wednesday's trading session in bearish territories. Taking into consideration yesterday's market sentiment, Stock-Callers.com assessed the following Foreign Regional Banks equities this morning: Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: BSMX), First Bancorp (NYSE: FBP), Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. (NYSE: BSBR), and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: SMFG). Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico headquartered Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A.B. de C.V.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 0.55% lower at $8.98 with a total volume of 1.05 million shares traded. Over the last three months and the previous one year, Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico's shares have gained 25.42% and 11.92%, respectively. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 6.07% and 12.04%, respectively. Shares of Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, which through its subsidiaries, provides a range of financial services to individuals, private banking clients, small and medium-sized enterprises, government institutions, and corporate and institutional customers primarily in Mexico, are trading at a PE ratio of 14.44. The stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 53.35. See our free and comprehensive research report on BSMX at:
Santurce, Puerto Rico headquartered First Bancorp's stock edged 0.49% higher, to close the day at $6.12. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.37 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.55 million shares. First Bancorp's shares have gained 8.51% in the previous one month and 67.67% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading 4.95% and 7.65% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Shares of the Company, which operates as the bank holding company for FirstBank Puerto Rico that provides a range of financial products and services to retail, commercial, and institutional clients, are trading at a PE ratio of 14.23. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 63.91. FBP free research report PDF is just a click away at:
On Wednesday, shares in Sao Paulo, Brazil headquartered Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. ended the session 3.49% lower at $8.56 with a total volume of 2.39 million shares traded. Banco Santander's shares have rallied 79.57% in the past one year. Shares of the Company, which provides banking products and services in Brazil and internationally, are trading at a PE ratio of 13.67. The stock is trading 5.71% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, the Company's shares have an RSI of 47.62.
On May 02nd, 2017, research firm Bank of America/ Merrill upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Underperform' to 'Neutral'. Sign up for your complimentary report on BSBR at:
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial
On Wednesday, shares in Tokyo, Japan headquartered Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. recorded a trading volume of 762,468 shares. The stock ended the day 0.53% higher at $7.52. Shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, provides various banking and financial services, are trading at a PE ratio of 10.10. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial's stock has gained 4.01% in the last one month and 25.33% in the previous one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 0.86% and 3.85%, respectively. Furthermore, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial's shares have an RSI of 59.69. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on SMFG at:
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