Calamos Advisors Lifted By $738,927 Its National Oilwell Varco (NOV) Stake; 7 Analysts Bullish Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)

July 17, 2017 - By Michael Collier

Among 8 analysts covering Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Bank of Nova Scotia had 51 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. IBC maintained the shares of BNS in report on Monday, August 17 with “Sector Perform” rating. The stock of Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, March 1 by Scotia Capital. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Tuesday, August 18 by KBW. Desjardins Securities upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, January 8 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, August 31. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, May 23 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, June 1. The rating was maintained by Dundee Securities with “Buy” on Wednesday, September 21. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Tuesday, August 4 by National Bank Canada. The stock of Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, February 3 by Scotia Capital. See Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) latest ratings:

31/05/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Outperform Old Target: $86.00 New Target: $87.00 Target Up
31/05/2017 Broker: Scotia Capital Rating: Outperform Old Target: $86.00 New Target: $89.00 Target Up
30/05/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: $84.00 New Target: $86.00 Target Up
23/05/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Overweight Upgrade
01/03/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Old Target: $73.00 New Target: $78.00 Target Up
01/03/2017 Broker: Desjardins Securities Rating: Buy Old Target: $83.00 New Target: $86.00 Target Up
01/03/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Outperform Old Target: $87.00 New Target: $86.00 Target Down
01/03/2017 Broker: Scotia Capital Rating: Outperform New Target: $89.00 Maintain
01/03/2017 Broker: TD Securities Old Rating: Action List Buy New Rating: Buy New Target: $88.00 Downgrade
03/02/2017 Broker: Scotia Capital Rating: Outperform New Target: $90.00 Maintain

Calamos Advisors Llc increased National Oilwell Varco Inc (NOV) stake by 37.22% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Calamos Advisors Llc acquired 19,971 shares as National Oilwell Varco Inc (NOV)’s stock declined 11.45%. The Calamos Advisors Llc holds 73,628 shares with $2.76 million value, up from 53,657 last quarter. National Oilwell Varco Inc now has $13.09 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.83% or $0.28 reaching $34.07 per share. About 119,678 shares traded. National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has risen 11.97% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.73% the S&P500.

The Bank of Nova Scotia is an international bank and a financial services well-known provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and Asia-Pacific. The company has market cap of $94.04 billion. The Bank offers a range of advice, services and products, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. It has a 12.45 P/E ratio.

About 69,322 shares traded. Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) has 0.00% since July 17, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Calamos Advisors Llc decreased United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX) stake by 73,204 shares to 466,408 valued at $51.13M in 2016Q4. It also reduced Trimble Inc (NASDAQ:TRMB) stake by 64,550 shares and now owns 77,540 shares. Micron Technology (Prn) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.67 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.21, from 0.88 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 67 investors sold NOV shares while 256 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes. 339.29 million shares or 1.84% less from 345.64 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Parsons Capital Management Ri, Rhode Island-based fund reported 5,631 shares. Blair William And Com Il holds 0% or 8,690 shares. Barrett Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc accumulated 466 shares or 0% of the stock. Bluecrest Management accumulated 73,681 shares. Whittier Tru Of Nevada Incorporated reported 144 shares. Oppenheimer And has invested 0.13% of its portfolio in National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Cobblestone Cap Advsr Ltd New York has 125,954 shares for 0.65% of their portfolio. Oakworth Capital Inc reported 0% in National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Gsa Partners Llp accumulated 20,077 shares or 0.04% of the stock. 251,660 were accumulated by Citigroup Inc. 100 are owned by Baystate Wealth Mngmt Ltd Llc. Nordea Investment Mgmt accumulated 76,591 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Investment Centers Of America reported 5,392 shares stake. Gavekal Ltd has invested 4.23% in National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Beck Mack Oliver Ltd Liability Company holds 80,084 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio.

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