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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 -0.90% today. In the last week its performance is -1.04%, and -1.46% for the past quarter. Currently, The Bank of Nova Scotia, BNS has a target price of 50.78, so today’s gain of -0.90% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.42%.

The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS), has a market cap of 60453.81, and is based in Canada. Insider ownership is at *TBA, and institutional ownership is 65.50%.

At the current price of 49.78, it has a dividend yield of 4.40%, and its target price is 50.78. 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 11.8, as well as a forward P/E of 8.1.

With a current EPS of 4.26, 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 9.61%. Since its IPO date on 9/13/1999, the total performance to date is 27.06%.

Volume today for The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS), is 235718, while its average volume is 929.1. Whilst the total gain today was -0.90%, it did have a day high of -5.32%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.82%, and 1.31% for the month. The 52-week low for The Bank of Nova Scotia, BNS has been 45.45%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.32%.

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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