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Brokerages Set Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) PT at $88.67

Brokerages Set Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) PT at $88.67

Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Inc bought 91,870 shares as the company's stock declined 10.69% while stock markets rallied. The Pcj Investment Counsel Ltd holds 1.68M shares with $107.89 million value, down from 1.72M last quarter. The stock increased 0.11% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $65.89. About 15,420 shares traded or 48.67% up from the average.

Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) (NYSE:BNS) has been given a consensus recommendation of "Buy" by the twelve analysts that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. It has underperformed by 0.18% the S&P500.

Silver Capital Management Llc holds 2.95% of its portfolio in OFS Capital Corporation for 55,677 shares. The stock increased 0.49% or $1.17 during the last trading session, reaching $242.31. About 1.18M shares traded or 7.54% up from the average. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has risen 18.59% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 146.46% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by Nomura on Monday, July 11 with "Buy". HORNBAKER RENEE J had sold 4,000 shares worth $337,720. 1,500 shares were sold by Little Frank R Jr., worth $351,708 on Friday, October 27. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.45 earnings per share. Lindekugel Jon T had sold 400 shares worth $92,023 on Tuesday, October 31. It also upped Vanguard Ftse Developed Markets Etf (VEA) stake by 137,354 shares and now owns 165,637 shares. Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. (NYSE:AAV) was raised too. Therefore 47% are positive. The rating was maintained by Barrington Research with "Outperform" on Tuesday, February 14. On Wednesday, March 30 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy". (NYSE:CHGG). Penn reported 782,410 shares. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 4 with "Underperform". RBC Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $73 target. The fund bought 14,766 shares of the bank's stock, valued at approximately $949,000. Credit Suisse Ag owns 443,773 shares. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, December 2 with "Outperform". KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, August 24 report. The bank reported C$1.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of C$1.68 by C ($0.03). They expect $1.31 earnings per share, up 10.08% or $0.12 from last year's $1.19 per share.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.89 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. 34 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 115.86 million shares or 0.58% less from 116.54 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Profund Advsrs Lc owns 0.03% invested in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) for 8,451 shares. ARP Americas LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Bank of Nova Scotia in the third quarter valued at about $202,000. Kistler accumulated 0.33% or 3,722 shares. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees invested 0.54% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Garrison holds 39,912 shares. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 2,077 shares of the bank's stock worth $125,000 after purchasing an additional 661 shares during the period. Ci Invs has invested 0% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Massachusetts-based Arrowstreet Cap Partnership has invested 0.02% in Chegg, Inc. The Georgia-based Buckhead Capital Management Llc has invested 0.26% in the stock. Intersect Capital Llc reported 2,690 shares stake. Qs Ltd holds 0.01% in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) or 7,502 shares.

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Willingdon Wealth Management, which manages about $239.04M and $274.72 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mcdonalds Corp (NYSE:MCD) by 2,241 shares to 5,611 shares, valued at $879,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Granite Real Estate Invt Tr was reduced too.

Among 16 analysts covering Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN), 9 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Finally, Scotiabank lowered their target price on Bank of Nova Scotia from C$95.00 to C$94.00 and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 29th. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, May 23 by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Monday, August 31 by RBC Capital Markets. More interesting news about The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) was released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: "Is the Options Market Predicting a Spike in The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Stock?" with publication date: December 13, 2017. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) rating on Monday, August 31. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, August 28 report. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of C$88.67. Finally, Scotiabank restated a "buy" rating and set a $95.00 price objective on shares of Bank of Nova Scotia in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd.

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