Stock analysts at StockNews.com began coverage on shares of Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS – Get Rating) (TSE:BNS) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. The firm set a “sell” rating on the bank’s stock.
A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Canaccord Genuity Group downgraded Bank of Nova Scotia from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 1st. Royal Bank of Canada cut their target price on Bank of Nova Scotia from $86.00 to $77.00 and set a “sector perform” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, March 1st. Finally, Scotiabank downgraded Bank of Nova Scotia from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 28th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $87.15.
Bank of Nova Scotia Stock Down 1.8 %
Bank of Nova Scotia stock opened at $47.40 on Thursday. Bank of Nova Scotia has a twelve month low of $45.26 and a twelve month high of $74.82. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $52.08 and a two-hundred day moving average of $50.96. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52. The stock has a market capitalization of $56.49 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.53, a PEG ratio of 1.94 and a beta of 1.01.
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Bank of Nova Scotia Company Profile
The Bank of Nova Scotia engages in the provision of financial products and services including personal, commercial, corporate, and investment banking. It operates through the following segments: Canadian Banking, International Banking, Global Wealth Management, Global Banking and Markets, and Other. The Other segment includes group treasury and smaller operating segments.
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