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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 -0.12% today. In the last week its performance is 2.61%, and 6.39% for the past quarter. Currently, The Bank of Nova Scotia, BNS has a target price of 51.53, so today’s gain of -0.12% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.00%.

The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS), has a market cap of 62062.77, and is based in Canada. Insider ownership is at *TBA, and institutional ownership is 65.50%.

At the current price of 51.53, it has a dividend yield of 4.25%, and its target price is 51.53. 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 12.15, as well as a forward P/E of 8.32.

With a current EPS of 4.25, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.71%,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 13.34%. Since its IPO date on 9/13/1999, the total performance to date is 30.50%.

Volume today for The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS), is 427338, while its average volume is 857.98. Whilst the total gain today was -0.12%, it did have a day high of -1.99%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.94%, and 1.02% for the month. The 52-week low for The Bank of Nova Scotia, BNS has been 50.56%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.99%.

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 2.03, and the P/S is 3.83, along with a P/B of 1.66. 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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