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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) which is in the industry Money Center Banks, gaining 1.00% today. In the last week its performance is 4.62%, and 2.88% for the past quarter. Currently, The Bank of Nova Scotia, BNS has a target price of 51.15, so today’s gain of 1.00% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.08%.

The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS), has a market cap of 60811.65, and is based in Canada. Insider ownership is at *TBA, and institutional ownership is 65.50%.

At the current price of 50.55, it has a dividend yield of 4.51%, and its target price is 51.15. This is with a profit margin of 31.80%, and total debt/equity of 0.15. The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) has a P/E of 11.81, as well as a forward P/E of 8.15.

With a current EPS of 4.28, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.69%,The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 8.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 5.98%.

Performance for the year is 6.80%. Since its IPO date on 9/13/1999, the total performance to date is 27.86%.

Volume today for The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS), is 659600, while its average volume is 954.7. Whilst the total gain today was 1.00%, it did have a day high of -3.85%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.07%, and 1.52% for the month. The 52-week low for The Bank of Nova Scotia, BNS has been 47.70%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.85%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 16.80%, and its return on assets is 0.80%. The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) has an operating margin of 53.90%. With a sales growth of 11.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Bank of Nova Scotia, BNS is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.15, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Bank of Nova Scotia? Well its PEG is 1.97, and the P/S is 3.73, along with a P/B of 1.62. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 0.26.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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