Analysts Offer Insights on Financial Companies: Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS) and Zurich Insurance Group (OtherZFSVF)

Companies in the Financial sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNSResearch Report) and Zurich Insurance Group (ZFSVFResearch Report).

Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS)

In a report released yesterday, Scott Chan CFA from Canaccord Genuity maintained a Buy rating on Bank Of Nova Scotia, with a price target of C$96.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $70.70.

According to TipRanks.com, CFA is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 11.5% and a 62.9% success rate. CFA covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Canadian Bank of Commerce, National Bank of Canada, and Toronto Dominion Bank.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Bank Of Nova Scotia with a $72.41 average price target.

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Zurich Insurance Group (ZFSVF)

Deutsche Bank analyst Oliver Steel maintained a Hold rating on Zurich Insurance Group today and set a price target of CHF400.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $451.05, close to its 52-week high of $453.12.

According to TipRanks.com, Steel is ranked #1321 out of 7758 analysts.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Zurich Insurance Group with a $485.52 average price target, implying a 7.6% upside from current levels. In a report issued on January 4, Jefferies also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a CHF405.00 price target.

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