Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, Spanish banking giant Banco Santander
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Santander's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Madrid (1857)|
|Market Cap||$70.3 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$42.1 billion|
|Management||Second Vice Chairman/CEO Alfredo Abad
Third Vice Chairman Matias Inciarte
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||12.5%|
Banco Bilbao Vizcya Argentaria
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 93% of the 1,167 members who have rated Santander believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[Santander] has been under a lot of selling pressure due to economic downturn in Europe. The bank itself seems very sound financially and, in fact, does not depend upon the European market for most of its profit. I think that at this price, we're looking at a huge bargain.
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