How These Banking Stocks are Faring? -- Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, Banco Santander, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial, and At Home

Sep 22, 2016, 07:05 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, September 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Pre-market, shifts focus on the following Foreign Regional Banks: Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: BSMX), Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. (NYSE: BSBR), Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: SMFG), and At Home Group Inc. (NYSE: HOME). These stocks belong to the Financial sector which was mostly higher in afternoon trading on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. As per an article stated in the NASDAQ, the NYSE Financial Sector Index climbed over 1.2%, while financial companies in the S&P 500 Index rose 0.7%. Register now and get full and free access to our downloadable research reports on these stocks at:

Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico  

Shares in Mexico City, Mexico headquartered Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A.B. de C.V. ended Wednesday's session at $8.65, rising 2.73%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.52 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.33 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 1.64% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 0.19% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of the company, 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, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 32.88. Access our complete research report on BSMX for free at:

Banco Santander (Brasil) 

Sao Paulo, Brazil headquartered Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A.'s stock climbed 2.58%, closing the day at $6.77, with a total trading volume of 1.26 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 29.71% in the previous three months and 85.87% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 3.41% above its 50-day moving average and 38.09% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Banco Santander, which provides banking products and services in Brazil and internationally, have an RSI of 52.39.

On August 1st, 2016 headquartered Banco Santander (Brasil ) announced that, continuing on the announcement made on July 24th, 2015, and after the fulfilment of the applicable conditions precedent, which included obtaining the appropriate regulatory authorizations, the association formed in Brazil between Santander Brasil and Banque PSA Finance to locally offer a range of financial and insurance products to consumers and distributors of the PSA brands (Peugeot, Citroën and DS) started to operate on August 1st, 2016. The complimentary research report on BSBR can be downloaded at:

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group  

On Wednesday, shares in Tokyo, Japan headquartered Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.34 million shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 1.17 million shares. The stock ended the day 7.32% higher at $7.18. The Company's shares have gained 5.90% in the past month and 19.27% over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 10.12% and 12.60%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company, which together with its subsidiaries, provides various banking and financial services, have an RSI of 67.62.

On September 5th, 2016, Bloomberg reported that Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. is liquidating a Japan-focused hedge fund after investors withdrew money following poor performance, adding to the list of casualties as the industry suffers its biggest outflows since 2009. As per the article, the firm's asset-management unit is liquidating its Sumi Trust Japan L-S I Alpha after client redemptions cut assets to just over $10 million. Register for free on and get access to the latest PDF format report on SMFG at:

At Home Group  

Plano, Texas headquartered At Home Group Inc.'s stock jumped 5.28%, finishing yesterday's session at $14.75, with a total trading volume of 329,860 shares. Shares of the Company, which operates a chain of home-decorating accessories stores in the US, are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 0.93% and 0.93%, respectively. The stock traded at a PE ratio of 14.05.

On September 13th, 2016, At Home Group reported that net sales increased 20.8% to $188.4 million in Q2 FY17 from $156.0 million in Q2 FY16, driven by the net addition of 22 new stores and a comparable store sales increase of 0.9%. The company's net income was $6.3 million for Q2 FY17, compared to a net loss of $46.1 million in Q2 FY16, which included a $36.0 million loss on the extinguishment of debt. Earnings per share (EPS) was $0.12 in Q2 FY17, compared to loss of $(0.91) per share in Q2 FY16. Pro forma adjusted EPS was $0.13 in the reported quarter, compared to $0.16 in Q2 FY16.

On September 14th, 2016, research firm Guggenheim upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Buy'. Download your free research report on HOME at:


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