Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSE:LB) PT Lowered to C$45.00 at National Bankshares

Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSE:LBGet Free Report) had its price target reduced by research analysts at National Bankshares from C$51.00 to C$45.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, BayStreet.CA reports. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. National Bankshares’ price objective would indicate a potential upside of 23.12% from the company’s current price.

Several other research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. CSFB downgraded shares of Laurentian Bank of Canada from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and upped their price target for the stock from C$33.00 to C$44.00 in a report on Thursday, July 13th. National Bank Financial upgraded Laurentian Bank of Canada from a “sector perform market weight” rating to an “outperform market weight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Barclays boosted their price target on Laurentian Bank of Canada from C$34.00 to C$44.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Monday, August 21st. Raymond James set a C$36.00 price objective on shares of Laurentian Bank of Canada and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 13th. Finally, CIBC reduced their target price on shares of Laurentian Bank of Canada from C$60.00 to C$54.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. According to, the company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of C$41.25.

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Laurentian Bank of Canada Price Performance

Shares of LB stock traded down C$0.20 on Friday, hitting C$36.55. 148,002 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 172,409. The company has a 50 day moving average of C$38.56 and a 200 day moving average of C$34.54. The stock has a market cap of C$1.59 billion, a P/E ratio of 7.87, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.76 and a beta of 1.20. Laurentian Bank of Canada has a 12 month low of C$28.23 and a 12 month high of C$48.23.

Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSE:LBGet Free Report) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, June 1st. The company reported C$1.16 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of C$1.14 by C$0.02. The firm had revenue of C$257.17 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of C$261.70 million. Laurentian Bank of Canada had a net margin of 21.97% and a return on equity of 7.69%. Sell-side analysts predict that Laurentian Bank of Canada will post 5.0365535 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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 Personal Banking segment offers financial services, such as financial advisory services to financial intermediaries; and operates digital direct-to-customer platform to retail clients.

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