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Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS)

Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) closed at $41.88 on the last trading session with an increase of 1.55%, whereas, it previously closed at $41.24. The company has a market capitalization of $49.52 Billion. The company traded shares of 1.23 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.6 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) produced diluted EPS of 4.48. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 4.54 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.79. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -2.1, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 4.54% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at -3.09% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 3.3%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) is at 9.34 while the forward p/e is at 9.22. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) stands at 2.05 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 1.07. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0.83. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) are reported at 0 and 0 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) stands at 0.7, 11.7 and 16.5 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) is reported at 24.12 Billion with income of 5.51 Billion. The outstanding shares of Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) are 1.21 Billion. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 65.5 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 8.01 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) is ticked at 0.02%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 0. The 52 week high of Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) is placed at 58.22 and 52 week low is standing at 31.94.

Performance wise the shares of Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) rose up 3.36% for the week, it also fell -2.06% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 9.86%. The shares decrease -24.09% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) shrinked -21.1% for the yearly performance.

Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX)

Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) closed at $266.96 on the last trading session with an increase of 1.35%, whereas, it previously closed at $263.4. The company has a market capitalization of $77.73 Billion. The company traded shares of 1.35 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 2.14 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) produced diluted EPS of 3.1. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 12.49 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 2.06. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 24.4, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 12.49% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 4.6% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -8.9%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) is at 86.01 while the forward p/e is at 21.37. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) stands at 4.46 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 3.47. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 41.44. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) are reported at 0.7 and 1 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) stands at 1.8, 4.4 and 4.3 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) is reported at 17.41 Billion with income of 853 Million. The outstanding shares of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) are 272.01 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 83.7 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.1 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) is ticked at 0.2%, the figure is plummeted -12.89% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 277.57. The 52 week high of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) is placed at 286.72 and 52 week low is standing at 197.75.

Performance wise the shares of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) rose up 5.63% for the week, it also rise 14.01% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 5.71%. The shares decrease -3.26% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) grew 6.2% for the yearly performance.