Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) : Quadrature Capital Ltd scooped up 197,200 additional shares in Bank of Nova Scotia during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 11, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 253,600 shares of Bank of Nova Scotia which is valued at $13,068,008.Bank of Nova Scotia makes up approximately 0.92% of Quadrature Capital Ltd’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Public Sector Pension Investment Board reduced its stake in BNS by selling 72,500 shares or 21.24% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 268,851 shares of BNS which is valued at $13,853,892. Bank of Nova Scotia makes up approx 0.17% of Public Sector Pension Investment Board’s portfolio.Smith Moore reduced its stake in BNS by selling 150 shares or 3.18% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 4,574 shares of BNS which is valued at $235,698. Bank of Nova Scotia makes up approx 0.09% of Smith Moore’s portfolio.Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc reduced its stake in BNS by selling 546,099 shares or 16.61% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 2,741,111 shares of BNS which is valued at $141,413,916. Bank of Nova Scotia makes up approx 0.16% of Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc’s portfolio.Cidel Asset Management Inc boosted its stake in BNS in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 16,470 additional shares and now holds a total of 2,292,492 shares of Bank of Nova Scotia which is valued at $115,197,723. Bank of Nova Scotia makes up approx 6.50% of Cidel Asset Management Inc’s portfolio. Handelsbanken Fonder Ab sold out all of its stake in BNS during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 7,093 shares of BNS which is valued $358,977.
Bank of Nova Scotia opened for trading at $51.81 and hit $52.41 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $52.21, with a gain of 1.44% or 0.74 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 7,41,229 shares. Company has a market cap of $62,795 M.
On the company’s financial health, Bank of Nova Scotia reported $1.46 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04 according to the earnings call on May 31, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.42.Analysts expectations of $ 6513.28.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.42 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Bank of Nova Scotia. Bank of Nova Scotia was Downgraded by Macquarie to ” Neutral” on Jun 9, 2016.
The Bank of Nova Scotia (the Bank) is a Canada-based diversified financial institution. The Bank offered a range of products and services including retail commercial corporate and investment banking to more than 21 million customers in more than 55 countries around the world. The Bank has four business lines: Canadian Banking International Banking Scotia Capital and Global Wealth Management. The Canadian Banking segment provided a range of banking and investing services to more than 7.7 million customers across Canada through a network of 1190 branches 3869 automated banking machine (ABMs) as well as telephone Internet banking and third-party channels. International Banking includes Scotiabanks retail and commercial banking operations in more than 55 countries outside Canada. Global Wealth Management (GWM) consists of wealth management insurance and Global Transaction Banking businesses.