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Morning Recap: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE: BNS)

The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE: BNS) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 70.54 B. It is in the Money Center Banks industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 12.56, a forward P/E of 11.43 and EPS of 4.66. At a stock price of 58.49 (0.00%) it has a dividend yield of 3.86%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -0.20%, more recently this last year it has grown by 1.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 6.36% and more long-term 5.71% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 31.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 7.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 6.60%.

For performance, The Bank of Nova Scotia the past week has seen a gain of 1.47%. For the last month performance for The Bank of Nova Scotia is 5.05%. While the last quarter is -0.53% and half year, -0.36%. Finally for the year, performance is 17.64%.

The 52-week high for The Bank of Nova Scotia, is at -7.00%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 22.90%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.68% and 3.52% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.52%, and for the month it is 1.35%. The Bank of Nova Scotia, has a target price of 63.18.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.14, and for total debt/equity The Bank of Nova Scotia has 0.14. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 54.00%, the profit margin is 33.40%. 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 46.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1206. The shares float is 1201.66, with the float short at 0.73%, with short ratio coming to 9.68.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see The Bank of Nova Scotia, get 0.80%, with its returns on investment at 16.30%. Return on equity is 14.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 63.18, 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.

 The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE: BNS)

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