The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE: BNS) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 65245.1. It is in the Money Center Banks industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 12.19, a forward P/E of 10.93 and EPS of 4.37. At a stock price of 53.26 (2.07%) it has a dividend yield of 4.26%.
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 4.97% and more long-term 4.60% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 5.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 3.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 9.30%.
For performance, The Bank of Nova Scotia the past week has seen a gain of -2.08%. For the last month performance for The Bank of Nova Scotia is 2.92%. While the last quarter is 8.66% and half year, 10.80%. Finally for the year, performance is 23.70%.
The 52-week high for The Bank of Nova Scotia, is at -3.41%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 55.61%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.61% and 15.23% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.58%, and for the month it is 1.22%. The Bank of Nova Scotia, has a target price of 57.25.
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 53.50%, the profit margin is 31.50%. 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 50.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1225.03. The shares float is 1204.52, with the float short at 1.19%, with short ratio coming to 19.09.
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 13.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 57.25, reached soon?
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