Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) (NYSE:BNS) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, November 29th. Analysts expect Bank of Nova Scotia to post earnings of $1.13 per share for the quarter.
Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) opened at 72.90 on Monday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $71.37 and a 200-day moving average price of $67.70. The stock has a market capitalization of $87.83 billion and a P/E ratio of 12.91. Bank of Nova Scotia has a 12-month low of $51.17 and a 12-month high of $73.02.
In other news, Director Brian J. Porter sold 25,176 shares of Bank of Nova Scotia stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$70.17, for a total transaction of C$1,766,599.92.
A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. Canaccord Genuity boosted their price objective on Bank of Nova Scotia from C$75.00 to C$78.00 in a research note on Tuesday, November 22nd. Barclays PLC boosted their price objective on Bank of Nova Scotia from C$63.00 to C$66.00 in a research note on Monday, November 21st. CSFB reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a C$78.00 price objective on shares of Bank of Nova Scotia in a research note on Tuesday, November 15th. Desjardins boosted their price objective on Bank of Nova Scotia from C$73.00 to C$75.00 in a research note on Monday, November 14th. Finally, Dundee Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a C$78.00 target price on shares of Bank of Nova Scotia in a research report on Wednesday, September 21st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of C$74.29.