Credit Suisse Group Lowers Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSE:LB) Price Target to C$33.00

Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSE:LBGet Rating) had its price target cut by Credit Suisse Group to C$33.00 in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, Stock Target Advisor reports.

LB has been the subject of a number of other reports. CSFB dropped their price objective on shares of Laurentian Bank of Canada from C$43.00 to C$39.00 in a research note on Thursday, September 1st. National Bankshares decreased their price objective on Laurentian Bank of Canada from C$51.00 to C$46.00 in a research report on Friday, November 18th. TD Securities upgraded Laurentian Bank of Canada from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a C$41.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, November 15th. Barclays set a C$37.00 target price on Laurentian Bank of Canada in a research report on Monday, November 14th. Finally, Scotiabank lowered their price target on Laurentian Bank of Canada from C$50.00 to C$43.00 in a research report on Thursday, September 1st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, the company presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of C$40.40.

Laurentian Bank of Canada Price Performance

TSE LB opened at C$33.01 on Tuesday. Laurentian Bank of Canada has a 1-year low of C$28.23 and a 1-year high of C$45.29. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of C$30.95 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of C$36.56. The stock has a market capitalization of C$1.43 billion and a PE ratio of 25.59.

Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSE:LBGet Rating) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 31st. The company reported C$1.24 EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of C$1.24. The firm had revenue of C$259.95 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of C$265.09 million. On average, analysts anticipate that Laurentian Bank of Canada will post 5.0400001 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Laurentian Bank of Canada Announces Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 1st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 1st were paid a dividend of $0.45 per share. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.45%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 29th. Laurentian Bank of Canada’s dividend payout ratio is currently 137.98%.

Insider Transactions at Laurentian Bank of Canada

In related news, Director Nicholas Zelenczuk acquired 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 13th. The stock was bought at an average price of C$33.79 per share, for a total transaction of C$33,789.50. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 4,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately C$135,158.

About Laurentian Bank of Canada

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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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