The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Analysts See $1.31 EPS

February 14, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

 The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Analysts See $1.31 EPS

Analysts expect The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) to report $1.31 EPS on February, 27.They anticipate $0.12 EPS change or 10.08 % from last quarter’s $1.19 EPS. BNS’s profit would be $1.56 billion giving it 11.65 P/E if the $1.31 EPS is correct. After having $1.32 EPS previously, The Bank of Nova Scotia’s analysts see -0.76 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $61.03. About 572,816 shares traded. The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) has risen 16.52% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.18% the S&P500.

The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering The Bank Of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. The Bank Of Nova Scotia had 17 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, August 29, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. On Wednesday, September 21 the stock rating was initiated by Dundee Securities with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Wednesday, August 31. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, May 23 by Barclays Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $72 target in Wednesday, December 2 report. As per Monday, August 31, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, May 31 by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, August 28 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, June 9 by Macquarie Research.

The Bank of Nova Scotia provides various financial services in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and the Asia-Pacific. The company has market cap of $72.69 billion. It offers financial advice and solutions, and day-to-day banking products, including debit and credit cards, chequing and saving accounts, investments, mortgages, loans, and related creditor insurance to individuals and small businesses; and commercial banking solutions comprising lending, deposit, cash management, and trade finance solutions to medium and large businesses, including automotive dealers and their customers. It has a 11.76 P/E ratio. The firm also provides a suite of investment and wealth management advice, services, products, and solutions to customers, as well as advisors.

More notable recent The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) news were published by: Bnn.ca which released: “Scotiabank to buy investment firm Jarislowsky Fraser in $950M deal” on February 12, 2018, also Reuters.com with their article: “Goldman, Citi final bidders for Scotiabank’s metals business: sources” published on January 24, 2018, Fool.ca published: “3 New Reasons to Buy Bank of Nova Scotia NOW” on February 13, 2018. More interesting news about The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) were released by: Business.Financialpost.com and their article: “Pacific Alliance a growing piece of the Scotiabank revenue pie” published on February 01, 2018 as well as Theglobeandmail.com‘s news article titled: “Scotiabank buying investment manager Jarislowsky Fraser for $950-million” with publication date: February 12, 2018.

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