Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSE:LB) PT Lowered to C$46.00 at National Bankshares

Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSE:LBGet Rating) had its price objective trimmed by National Bankshares from C$51.00 to C$46.00 in a research note published on Friday morning, BayStreet.CA reports.

A number of other analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Scotiabank reduced their price objective on shares of Laurentian Bank of Canada from C$50.00 to C$43.00 in a research report on Thursday, September 1st. Credit Suisse Group decreased their price target on Laurentian Bank of Canada to C$39.00 in a research note on Thursday, September 1st. CSFB cut their price objective on Laurentian Bank of Canada from C$43.00 to C$39.00 in a research report on Thursday, September 1st. CIBC decreased their target price on Laurentian Bank of Canada from C$43.00 to C$40.00 in a research report on Wednesday, September 7th. Finally, TD Securities upgraded shares of Laurentian Bank of Canada from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a C$41.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, November 15th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of C$42.20.

Laurentian Bank of Canada Stock Performance

TSE LB opened at C$32.60 on Friday. The business’s 50 day moving average price is C$31.01 and its 200-day moving average price is C$36.63. Laurentian Bank of Canada has a fifty-two week low of C$28.23 and a fifty-two week high of C$45.29. The company has a market cap of C$1.41 billion and a P/E ratio of 25.27.

Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSE:LBGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 31st. The company reported C$1.24 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of C$1.24. The firm had revenue of C$259.95 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of C$265.09 million. As a group, equities analysts predict that Laurentian Bank of Canada will post 5.04 EPS for the current year.

Laurentian Bank of Canada Announces Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 1st. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 1st were issued a $0.45 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 29th. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.52%. Laurentian Bank of Canada’s payout ratio is currently 134.11%.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other Laurentian Bank of Canada news, Director Nicholas Zelenczuk acquired 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 13th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of C$33.79 per share, for a total transaction of C$33,789.50. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 4,000 shares in the company, valued at C$135,158.

Laurentian Bank of Canada Company Profile

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Laurentian Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, provides various financial services to personal, business, and institutional customers in Canada and the United States. It operates through three segments: Personal Banking, Commercial Banking, and Capital Markets. The company offers notice, demand, and term deposits; commercial, residential mortgage, and personal loans; real estate, and equipment and inventory financing; and credit life and disability insurance products.

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