Influential Analyst Rating Changes: VEON Ltd. (VEON), The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS)

VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ:VEON) tinted loss of -2.94% (-0.12 points) to US$3.96. The volume of 2.54 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 2.83 Million shares. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is -0.34. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$4.51 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$3.12. The corporation has a market cap of US$7.1 Billion.

VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ:VEON)’s earnings per share has been growing at a -21.1 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as -15.2 percent. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at 31.5 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was 2.6 percent. The company’s institutional ownership is monitored at 11.1 percent. The company’s net profit margin has achieved the current level of 18.3 percent and possesses 77.7 percent gross margin.

The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) is worth US$72.62 Billion and has recently fallen -1.48% to US$60.5. The latest exchange of 0.55 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 711.88 Million shares. The day began at US$61.27 but the price moved to US$60.37 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$61.34. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$63.07 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$65.04.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 12.1, a price to book ratio of 1.67, and a price to sales ratio of 3.99. For the past 5 years, the company’s revenue has grown 7%, while the company’s earnings per share has grown -0.2%. With an institutional ownership near 65.5%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 5.

According to Financial Times, The 17 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Bank of Nova Scotia have a median target of 86.00, with a high estimate of 90.00 and a low estimate of 80.60. The median estimate represents a 11.57% increase from the last price of 77.08.

Inside Look At Analysts Reviews

Latest analyst recommendations could offer little help to investors. The stock is a Buy among 11 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. At present, 4 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 1 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 1 think it is Overweight. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 2.