Horizon Investments Llc acquired 8,992 shares as Bank N S Halifax Com (BNS)'s stock declined 10.69%. The institutional investor held 74,482 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.79 million, up from 35,206 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bank of Nova Scotia presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $85.80. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $65.82. About 511,151 shares traded.
Radnor Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) (TSE:BNS) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. It has underperformed by 0.18% the S&P500. The Georgia-based Buckhead Capital Management Llc has invested 0.26% in the stock. The stock decreased 1.24% or $1.46 during the last trading session, reaching $116.3. About 1.18M shares traded or 7.54% up from the average. OFS Capital Corporation (OFS) has risen 5.68% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 26.33% the S&P500.
Among 15 analysts covering 3M (NYSE:MMM), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Monday, May 2. CLSA downgraded Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) on Monday, May 2 to "Underperform" rating. The stock of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) earned "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, August 23. Bank of Nova Scotia (The) had a return on equity of 14.36% and a net margin of 20.78%.
Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta Alberta Investment Management Corp decreased New Oriental Ed & Tech Grp I (NYSE:EDU) stake by 62,100 shares to 329,500 valued at $29.08 million in 2017Q3. Muzinich & Co. Inc. owns 509,666 shares or 0.66% of their USA portfolio. Thomson Reuters Corp (NYSE:TRI) was reduced too.
Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $934,680 activity. Osier Michael A. had sold 27,916 shares worth $472,714 on Wednesday, January 3. HORNBAKER RENEE J had sold 4,000 shares worth $337,720. Lem Esther sold $502,980 worth of stock or 30,600 shares.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 59 investors sold MMM shares while 612 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 178 raised stakes. 102.60 million shares or 21.13% more from 84.70 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cypress Asset Tx owns 16,745 shares. Parametric Portfolio Associate Limited Com reported 0% in Chegg, Inc. Intersect Capital Llc reported 2,690 shares stake. Finally, Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc purchased a new stake in shares of Bank of Nova Scotia during the 3rd quarter valued at $212,000. (NYSE:CHGG). Raymond James Fincl Serv Advisors stated it has 0% in Chegg, Inc. Tctc Lc holds 120,550 shares or 1.56% of its portfolio. Parkside Savings Bank And reported 29 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Yakira Capital Management Inc., a Connecticut-based fund reported 33,072 shares. Credit Suisse Ag owns 443,773 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt holds 7,873 shares. (NYSE:CHGG). Timpani Mngmt Ltd Liability owns 472,509 shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Bank of Nova Scotia from a "buy" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Therefore 67% are positive. Citigroup upgraded shares of Bank of Nova Scotia from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) on Wednesday, May 31 with "Outperform" rating. Macquarie assumed coverage on shares of Bank of Nova Scotia in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. The stock has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, May 31. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, December 2. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, May 23 by Barclays Capital. Canaccord Genuity has "Buy" rating and $87.0 target. The stock has "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, August 28.
Analysts await The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) to report earnings on February, 27. They expect $1.31 EPS, up 10.08% or $0.12 from last year's $1.19 per share. The stock has a market cap of $79,120.00, a PE ratio of 12.71, a P/E/G ratio of 1.58 and a beta of 1.26. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new position in Bank of Nova Scotia (The) during the fourth quarter valued at $171,131,000. Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. (NYSE:AAV) was raised too.
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