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How has The Bank of Nova Scotia:(NYSE:BNS) performed recently?

The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE: BNS) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 64053.63. It is in the Money Center Banks industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 12.27, a forward P/E of 8.49 and EPS of 4.31. At a stock price of 52.86 (-0.26%) it has a dividend yield of 4.14%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 8.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by 0.00%. The next year growth is going to be about 6.17% and more long-term 5.42% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -12.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 3.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 11.50%.

For performance, The Bank of Nova Scotia the past week has seen a gain of 2.70%. For the last month performance for The Bank of Nova Scotia is 4.12%. While the last quarter is 9.25% and half year, 25.37%. Finally for the year, performance is 22.74%.

The 52-week high for The Bank of Nova Scotia, is at -2.26%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 54.45%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.91% and 15.84% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.26%, and for the month it is 1.01%. The Bank of Nova Scotia, has a target price of 53.99.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.15, and for total debt/equity The Bank of Nova Scotia has 0.15. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 53.90%, the profit margin is 31.80%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at *TBA, with instituitional ownership at 65.50%. The Bank of Nova Scotia has a payout ratio of 50.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1211.76. The shares float is 1204.52, with the float short at 1.19%, with short ratio coming to 17.48.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see The Bank of Nova Scotia, get 0.80%, with its returns on investment at 16.80%. Return on equity is 13.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 53.99, reached soon?

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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