Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ.) (OTCMKTS:SVKEF) and Banco Santander-Chile (NYSE:BSAC) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.
Volatility and Risk
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ.) has a beta of 1.29, meaning that its stock price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Banco Santander-Chile has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ.) and Banco Santander-Chile, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ.)||1||0||1||0||2.00|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
11.6% of Banco Santander-Chile shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ.) and Banco Santander-Chile’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ.)||$7.29 billion||2.83||$2.13 billion||N/A||N/A|
|Banco Santander-Chile||$3.49 billion||2.40||$866.73 million||$1.57||11.34|
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ.) has higher revenue and earnings than Banco Santander-Chile.
This table compares Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ.) and Banco Santander-Chile’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ.)||24.57%||10.59%||0.53%|
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ.) Company Profile
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ.) provides corporate, retail, investment, and private banking services. The company's Large Corporates & Financial Institutions division offers commercial and investment banking services to large corporate and institutional clients in the Nordic region, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Its offerings include equity and debt capital markets transaction services; financing, as well as advice relating to investment banking activities; products and services for cash management and trade finance; brokerage and trading services; post trade investor services such as custody, risk and valuation, and collateral management services; and macroeconomic analysis and securities research services. The company's Corporate & Private Customers division provides everyday banking services for private individuals and smaller companies, and private banking services for high net worth individuals in the Nordic countries. It also offers complex banking and advisory services to medium-sized companies; and issues cards in the Nordic countries under the SEB's brands, as well as for Eurocard and several other partner brands. Its Baltic division provides full banking and advisory services to private individuals and small and medium-sized corporate customers in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. The company's Life division offers life insurance solutions to private, corporate, and institutional clients primarily in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Its offerings include unit-linked, portfolio bond, and traditional insurance, as well as health and sickness insurance. Its Investment Management division provides asset management services through a range of funds and portfolio mandates to institutional investors, as well as retail and private banking clients in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Baltic countries. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ.) was founded in 1856 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
Banco Santander-Chile Company Profile
Banco Santander-Chile provides commercial and retail banking products and services in Chile. It operates through Retail Banking, Middle-Market, and Corporate Investment Banking segments. The company offers checking accounts and savings products; consumer, auto, commercial, mortgage, and government-guaranteed loans; credit and debit cards; and Chilean peso and foreign currency denominated loans to finance various commercial transactions, trade, foreign currency forward contracts, and credit lines. It also provides mutual funds, insurance and stock brokerage, foreign exchange, leasing, factoring, financial consulting, investment management, foreign trade and mortgage financing, treasury, and transactional services, as well as specialized services to finance projects for the real estate industry. In addition, the company offers short-term financing and fund raising, brokerage services, derivatives, securitization, and other tailor-made products. It serves individuals, small to middle-sized entities, companies, and large corporations, as well as universities, government entities, and local and regional governments. As of December 31, 2019, the company operated 377 branches, which include 251 under the Santander brand name, 36 under the Select brand name, 7 specialized branches for the middle market, and 28 as auxiliary and payment centers, as well as 1,088 ATMs. Banco Santander-Chile was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.
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