National Bank of Canada (NA) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $1.39 Per Share, Cormark Forecasts
National Bank of Canada (TSE:NA) – Analysts at Cormark issued their Q1 2018 EPS estimates for National Bank of Canada in a research note issued on Monday. Cormark analyst M. Grauman expects that the financial services provider will post earnings per share of $1.39 for the quarter. Cormark also issued estimates for National Bank of Canada’s Q1 2019 earnings at $1.50 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $1.49 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $1.58 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $1.61 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $6.17 EPS.
NA has been the topic of several other research reports. CSFB boosted their price target on shares of National Bank of Canada from C$59.00 to C$61.00 in a research report on Monday. TD Securities boosted their price target on shares of National Bank of Canada from C$64.00 to C$66.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday. Canaccord Genuity boosted their price target on shares of National Bank of Canada from C$62.00 to C$66.00 in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Scotiabank upped their target price on shares of National Bank of Canada from C$68.00 to C$69.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a report on Monday. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada upped their target price on shares of National Bank of Canada from C$62.00 to C$65.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, August 31st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. National Bank of Canada currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of C$64.50.
In other National Bank of Canada news, insider Jean Dagenais sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of C$58.45, for a total value of C$584,500.00. Also, insider Elaine Marchand sold 6,100 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$59.50, for a total transaction of C$362,950.00. In the last ninety days, insiders have purchased 16,900 shares of company stock worth $988,018 and have sold 16,900 shares worth $968,706.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 27th will be issued a dividend of $0.60 per share. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.77%. This is a positive change from National Bank of Canada’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.58. National Bank of Canada’s dividend payout ratio is 41.82%.
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