Initiating Research Reports on Banking Equities -- Banco Santander, BBVA Banco Frances, First Bancorp, and Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico

NEW YORK, September 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

If you want a Stock Review on BSBR, BFR, FBP, or BSMX then come over to and sign up for your free customized report. The Foreign Regional Banking industry comprises small- to mid-sized banks that are based outside of the US. Similar to their US counterparts, these banks usually conduct business in specific geographical regions. The dividend yields of these stocks cover a wide range, but the majority of them fall below the wider market average. Ahead of today's trading session, takes a closer look at the most recent performances of Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. (NYSE: BSBR), BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (NYSE: BFR), First Bancorp (NYSE: FBP), and Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: BSMX). This morning's free research reports on the aforesaid equities are available upon registration on at:

Banco Santander (Brasil) 

Sao Paulo, Brazil headquartered Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A.'s stock finished Tuesday's session 1.71% lower at $9.18. A total volume of 1.68 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.31 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 7.49% in the past month, 24.68% over the previous three months, and 7.41% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 9.11% and 5.52%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Banco Santander (Brasil), which provides banking products and services in Brazil and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 60.86. Visit us today and access our complete research report on BSBR at:

BBVA Banco Frances 

Shares in Buenos Aires, the Republic of Argentina headquartered BBVA Banco Frances S.A. ended at $17.55, down 0.45% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 477,263 shares. The Company's shares have gained 11.93% in the last one month and 0.69% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 4.43% above its 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of BBVA Banco Frances, which together with its subsidiaries, provides financial services to small and medium enterprises, and individual customers in Spain, Mexico, South America, the US, and Eurasia, have an RSI of 57.45. The complimentary report on BFR can be downloaded at:

First Bancorp 

Santurce, Puerto Rico headquartered First Bancorp's stock ended yesterday's session 1.79% higher at $5.69 with a total trading volume of 861,395 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 1.43% in the past month. The stock is trading 1.30% below its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of First Bancorp, 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, have an RSI of 52.57.

On September 11th, 2017, First Bancorp announced that its Board of Directors has declared a monthly cash dividend of $0.15 per share on the Company's outstanding shares of Series A Noncumulative Perpetual Monthly Income Preferred Stock, payable on October 02nd, 2017, to stockholders of record on September 28th, 2017. The Company also declared a monthly cash dividend of $0.17 per share on its outstanding shares of Series B Preferred Stock, payable on October 02nd, 2017, to stockholders of record on September 15th, 2017. Register for free on and access the latest research report on FBP at:

Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico 

On Tuesday, shares in Mexico City, Mexico headquartered Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A.B. de C.V. recorded a trading volume of 3.05 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 1.02 million shares. The stock finished 1.34% lower at $10.27. The Company's shares have advanced 6.76% in the previous three months and 42.84% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 17.41%. Furthermore, shares of the Company, which through its subsidiaries, provides a range of financial and related services to individuals, private banking clients, small and medium-sized enterprises, government institutions, and corporate and institutional customers primarily in Mexico, have an RSI of 46.90.

On September 11th, 2017, research firm Goldman upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Sell' to 'Neutral'. Get free access to your research report on BSMX at:


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