Scotiabank Boosts National Bank of Canada (TSE:NA) Price Target to C$115.00

National Bank of Canada (TSE:NAGet Rating) had its price objective upped by Scotiabank from C$112.00 to C$115.00 in a report published on Tuesday morning, BayStreet.CA reports.

A number of other brokerages have also recently weighed in on NA. CSFB raised their price objective on National Bank of Canada from C$106.00 to C$111.00 in a report on Tuesday. Barclays lowered their price objective on shares of National Bank of Canada from C$93.00 to C$91.00 in a report on Monday, August 15th. Credit Suisse Group increased their target price on shares of National Bank of Canada to C$111.00 in a report on Tuesday. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods boosted their price target on shares of National Bank of Canada from C$100.00 to C$106.00 in a research note on Friday, September 2nd. Finally, Canaccord Genuity Group reduced their price objective on National Bank of Canada from C$101.00 to C$100.00 in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock presently has an average rating of Moderate Buy and a consensus price target of C$105.83.

National Bank of Canada Stock Performance

TSE NA opened at C$99.01 on Tuesday. National Bank of Canada has a 52-week low of C$82.16 and a 52-week high of C$104.83. The company has a fifty day moving average of C$90.82 and a 200-day moving average of C$90.33. The company has a market capitalization of C$33.32 billion and a P/E ratio of 10.20.

National Bank of Canada (TSE:NAGet Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 24th. The financial services provider reported C$2.35 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of C$2.27 by C$0.08. The firm had revenue of C$2.41 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of C$2.45 billion. As a group, analysts forecast that National Bank of Canada will post 9.8199999 EPS for the current fiscal year.

National Bank of Canada Announces Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 26th were paid a dividend of $0.92 per share. This represents a $3.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.72%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 23rd. National Bank of Canada’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 34.60%.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other National Bank of Canada news, Director Yvon Charest purchased 348 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, November 21st. The stock was acquired at an average price of C$96.03 per share, with a total value of C$33,418.44. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 15,864 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately C$1,523,419.92.

About National Bank of Canada

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National Bank of Canada provides various financial products and services to retail, commercial, corporate, and institutional clients in Canada and internationally. It operates through four segments: Personal and Commercial, Wealth Management, Financial Markets, and U.S. Specialty Finance and International.

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