Bank Of Nova Scotia Stock (BNS) Earnings Plunge – Analysis, Outlook and Trade Alerts for Feb 26 2019

Bank Of Nova Scotia Stock (BNS)

A lot of investors had hopes that Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS) would improve their earnings trend and see the stock move higher. That did not happen as the latest quarterly results were disappointing.

BNS Stock – Significant Market Volatility

While they increased their dividend 8 cents annually for a 9% improvement, the bank blamed “significant market volatility”. In other words, their foreign presence is not working and continues to not impress.

Bank Of Nova Scotia Stock (BNS) Earnings

They reported earnings this morning that disappointed investors and the stock is lower. They did increase their dividend by 8 cents or 9% but profit slipped to $2.25 billion from $2.34 billion a year earlier.

For the quarter ended Jan. 31 the earned $1.71 per diluted share, compared with $1.86 a year ago.

On an adjusted basis, the bank reported first-quarter net income of $1.75 per diluted share, down from $1.87 per diluted share a year ago. Analysts were expecting $1.82 a share.

Bank Of Nova Scotia Stock (BNS) Chart

The one year chart below continues to tell the story of Bank Of Nova Scotia Stock (BNS) – lower.

Bank Of Nova Scotia Stock (BNS) Chart to Feb 26 2019

This article looks at the bank earnings, an analysis of the stock, outlook for the next couple of months and trade ideas as well as alerts for today.

These trades are being done on the TSX Composite Index in Canadian dollars.

The rest of this Canadian Stocks trade alert and ideas article is for FullyInformed Members.

Bank Of Nova Scotia Stock (BNS) Earnings Plunge – Analysis, Outlook and Trade Alerts for Feb 26 2019



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