Were Analysts Bullish Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) This Week?

November 15, 2017 - By Adrian Mccoy

 Were Analysts Bullish Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) This Week?

Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Bank of Nova Scotia had 52 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) earned “Sector Perform” rating by IBC on Monday, August 17. The stock of Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, May 23 by Barclays Capital. Scotia Capital maintained the shares of BNS in report on Wednesday, March 1 with “Outperform” rating. The company was initiated on Tuesday, November 1 by Bank of America. National Bank Canada maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Tuesday, August 4 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 21 by Dundee Securities. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $72 target in Wednesday, June 1 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, March 1 by TD Securities. The company was upgraded on Friday, January 8 by Desjardins Securities. KBW maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $64 target in Tuesday, August 18 report. Below is a list of Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) latest ratings and price target changes.

01/11/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Old Target: $88.00 New Target: $92.00 Target Up
31/05/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Outperform Old Target: $86.00 New Target: $87.00 Target Up
31/05/2017 Broker: Scotia Capital Rating: Outperform Old Target: $86.00 New Target: $89.00 Target Up
30/05/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: $84.00 New Target: $86.00 Target Up
23/05/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Overweight Upgrade

It closed at $83.14 lastly. It is down 0.00% since November 15, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

The Bank of Nova Scotia is an international bank and a financial services well-known provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and Asia-Pacific. The company has market cap of $99.65 billion. The Bank offers a range of advice, services and products, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. It has a 12.95 P/E ratio.

More important recent Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: “BRIEF-Gran Tierra Energy, unit, Bank of Nova Scotia and lenders party enter …” on November 14, 2017, also Fool.ca published article titled: “Should Bank of Nova Scotia or Toronto-Dominion Bank Be in Your RRSP?”, Investorplace.com published: “Solid Quant Score Keep Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) a Buy” on November 07, 2017. More interesting news about Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) was released by: Fool.ca and their article: “I Have My Eye on Bank of Nova Scotia and You Should Too” with publication date: October 28, 2017.

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