As on January 06, 2021, The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE: BNS) got off with the flyer as it spiked 0.86% to $54.07. During the day, the stock rose to $54.2543 and sunk to $53.37 before settling in for the price of $53.61 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, BNS posted a 52-week range of $31.94-$56.59.
The Financial Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was 7.90%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -1.30%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -20.60%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $1.21 billion, simultaneously with a float of $1.21 billion. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $65.35 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $49.41, while the 200-day Moving Average is $43.16.
Let’s gauge the efficiency of the firm, which has a total of 92001 employees. It has generated 464,973 per worker during the last fiscal year. For the Profitability, stocks operating margin was +17.41 and Pretax Margin of +19.06.
The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Banks – Diversified industry. The Bank of Nova Scotia’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.02%, in contrast to 65.50% institutional ownership.
The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 1/30/2018, the company posted $1.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $1.31) by $0.15. This company achieved a net margin of +15.84 while generating a return on equity of 9.99. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.37 per share during the current fiscal year.
The Bank of Nova Scotia’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -20.60% and is forecasted to reach 5.52 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will decrease by -1.64% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -1.30% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE: BNS) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS). The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.78. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $12.90, and its Beta score is 0.97. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 2.81. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 1.62.
In the same vein, BNS’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 4.19, a figure that is expected to reach 1.20 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 5.52 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [The Bank of Nova Scotia, BNS], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 2.26 million was lower the volume of 2.52 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 59.24% While, its Average True Range was 0.75.
Raw Stochastic average of The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 97.07%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 85.96% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 13.05% that was lower than 20.98% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.