A number of other research firms have also recently weighed in on BNS. Citigroup upped their price target on Bank of Nova Scotia from C$90.00 to C$93.00 in a report on Friday, November 17th. Canaccord Genuity upped their price target on Bank of Nova Scotia from C$88.00 to C$92.00 in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. CIBC upped their price target on Bank of Nova Scotia from C$87.00 to C$93.00 in a report on Monday, November 13th. CSFB upped their price target on Bank of Nova Scotia from C$84.00 to C$86.00 in a report on Friday, January 19th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada upped their price target on Bank of Nova Scotia from C$87.00 to C$91.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a report on Wednesday, November 29th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The stock has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of C$89.17.
Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) opened at C$80.01 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $95,980.00, a P/E ratio of 12.33 and a beta of 0.86. Bank of Nova Scotia has a fifty-two week low of C$73.31 and a fifty-two week high of C$85.50.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, January 29th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 2nd were paid a dividend of $0.79 per share. This represents a $3.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 29th. Bank of Nova Scotia’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 47.00%.
In other news, insider Barbara Frances Mason sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$82.60, for a total transaction of C$1,652,000.00.
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Bank of Nova Scotia Company Profile
The Bank of Nova Scotia is an international bank and a financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and Asia-Pacific. The Bank offers a range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.
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