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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 0.97% today. In the last week its performance is -0.26%, and 7.68% for the past quarter. Currently, The Bank of Nova Scotia, BNS has a target price of 56.18, so today’s gain of 0.97% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.52%.

The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS), has a market cap of 64208.53, and is based in Canada. Insider ownership is at *TBA, and institutional ownership is 65.50%.

At the current price of 52.83, it has a dividend yield of 4.24%, and its target price is 56.18. This is with a profit margin of 31.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.15. The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) has a P/E of 12.36, as well as a forward P/E of 11.07.

With a current EPS of 4.28, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.09%,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 4.50%.

Performance for the year is 18.69%. Since its IPO date on 9/13/1999, the total performance to date is 35.05%.

Volume today for The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS), is 431700, while its average volume is 650.66. Whilst the total gain today was 0.97%, it did have a day high of -3.17%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.17%, and 1.26% for the month. The 52-week low for The Bank of Nova Scotia, BNS has been 55.99%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.17%.

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 53.50%. With a sales growth of 9.30% 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 2.74, and the P/S is 3.91, along with a P/B of 1.65. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 0.27.

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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