Desjardins Comments on Bank of Nova Scotia's Q2 2017 Earnings (BNS)

After $1.19 actual EPS reported by Bank of Nova Scotia for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth. Da Davidson And accumulated 9,880 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

About 85,344 shares traded. It has outperformed by 8.39% the S&P500. The Bank of Nova Scotia NYSE has an Earning Per Share for the upcoming year at 1.70%.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corporation's analysts are positive.

11/01/2016 - Bank of Nova Scotia (The) had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The company was maintained on Monday, August 17 by IBC. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $68.60. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, June 1 by RBC Capital Markets.

08/30/2016 - Bank of Nova Scotia (The) had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at TD Securities. Bank of Nova Scotia has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $68.60.

Since February 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $705.68 million activity. Healey David B sold $35,700 worth of stock. AI New Holdings 2 LLC sold 3.03 million shares worth $279.76 million. 215,437 shares were sold by GORE ALBERT JR, worth $29.45M on Wednesday, February 22. The stock had a trading volume of 837,245 shares. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of C$78.66, for a total value of C$806,422.32.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. 19 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 287.04 million shares or 7.45% more from 267.14 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Franklin Resources holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) for 1.43 million shares. The bank reported $1.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.57 by $0.38. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 4th were given a dividend of $0.5799 per share. State Street Corp holds 0% in Gogo Inc (NASDAQ:GOGO) or 993,673 shares. The Wisconsin-based Cortina Asset Management Llc has invested 0.3% in the stock. Glenmede Na has invested 0% in California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT). (NASDAQ:AAPL). Friess Limited Liability accumulated 1.41% or 124,025 shares. 5,100 are owned by Great West Life Assurance Co Can. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees reported 209,202 shares. Wealthtrust has 0.01% invested in Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) for 365 shares.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides application focused solutions that include instruments, software, services and consumables for the entire laboratory workflow.

The Company has 1213.19 million shares outstanding and 1199.20 million shares were floated in market. It has a 18.01 P/E ratio.

According to the the latest analyst ratings which have been released, 2 brokers have issued a rating of "buy", 8 brokers "outperform", 6 brokers "hold", 1 brokers "underperform" and 0 brokers "sell". Therefore 84% are positive. CHMI was included in 4 notes of analysts from March 16, 2016. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. The stock of Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, November 10 by Leerink Swann. As per Wednesday, December 2, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has "Buy" rating by Peel Hunt on Thursday, March 31. The firm has "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Friday, August 28. The firm has "Buy" rating by Peel Hunt given on Monday, January 9. The stock has "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, December 8.

Shares of Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) opened at 55.48 on Friday.

The Bank of Nova Scotia is an worldwide 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 $67.57 billion. 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. It has a 2.5 P/E ratio. The EPS growth in the running year displays a value of 1.70%. It has underperformed by 2.29% the S&P500.

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