Top Low Price Stocks To Own For 2019

By Ben Reynolds

Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) is the third-largest Canadian bank ranked by market cap.

Bank of Nova Scotia’s market cap is $64 billion The Toronto-Dominion Bank’s market cap is $83 billion Royal Bank of Canada’s market cap is $94 billion

Bank of Nova Scotia’s financial metrics should immediately stand out for value-focused dividend investors. The company has a high dividend yield of 4.1% and a low price-to-earnings ratio of 12.3. This helps the company to rank highly using The 8 Rules of Dividend Investing.

Bank of Nova Scotia released its 3rd quarter results on August 30. This article covers those results in detail.

Brief Overview

Bank of Nova Scotia operates in 4 segments:

Canadian Banking International Banking Global Banking & Markets Other

The Canadian Banking segment is the company’s largest. It generated $930 million in net profit in the company’s most recent quarter. The Canadian Banking segment provides Canada with retail, small business, commercial banking, and wealth management services. The segment has more than 10 million customers and 1,000 branches across Canada.

Top Low Price Stocks To Own For 2019: Intercontinental Hotels Group(IHG)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Intercontinental Hotels Group (LON:IHG) had its price target increased by Societe Generale from GBX 4,500 ($58.80) to GBX 4,800 ($62.72) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a hold rating on the stock.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Media coverage about InterContinental Hotels Group (NYSE:IHG) has been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. InterContinental Hotels Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.37 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.1342951063181 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Liberum Capital reissued their hold rating on shares of InterContinental Hotels Group (LON:IHG) in a research report report published on Friday morning.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (NYSE:IHG) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the nine ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $66.00.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Playa Hotels & Resorts (NASDAQ: PLYA) and InterContinental Hotels Group (NYSE:IHG) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability.

Top Low Price Stocks To Own For 2019: Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras(PBR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Chris Lange]

    Short interest at Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR), or Petrobras, increased to 64.07 million shares from the previous 63.71 million. The stock traded at $10.57 a share, in a 52-week range of $8.37 to $17.20. Unfortunately, Petrobras may be trading on an entirely different set of fundamentals and sentiment due to its ongoing woes in Brazil.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    Short interest at Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR), or Petrobras, increased to 47.03 million shares from the previous 43.13 million. The stock traded at $9.89 a share in a 52-week range of $7.61 to $17.20. Unfortunately, Petrobras may be trading on an entirely different set of fundamentals and sentiment due to its ongoing woes in Brazil.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    Short interest at Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR), or Petrobras, decreased to 42.90 million shares from the previous 54.42 million. The stock traded at $11.96 a share, in a 52-week range of $8.41 to $17.20. Unfortunately, Petrobras may be trading on an entirely different set of fundamentals and sentiment due to its ongoing woes in Brazil.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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  • [By Chris Lange]

    Short interest at Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR), or Petrobras, decreased to 32.43 million shares from the previous 34.35 million. The stock traded at $15.95 a share, in a 52-week range of $7.61 to $15.77. Unfortunately, Petrobras may be trading on an entirely different set of fundamentals and sentiment due to its ongoing woes in Brazil.

  • [By Matthew DiLallo]

    Shares of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) took off on Thursday, rising more than 12% by 10:30 a.m. EDT after the company agreed to form a strategic joint venture (JV) with Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) in the Gulf of Mexico.

Top Low Price Stocks To Own For 2019: CPFL Energia S.A.(CPL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

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    Edited Transcript of CPFE3.SA earnings conference call or presentation 21-Aug-18 2:00pm GMT (finance.yahoo.com) CPFL Energia S.A. Sponsored ADR to Host Earnings Call (finance.yahoo.com) CPFL Energia S.A. (CPL) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript (fool.com) Azure Power Global (AZRE) vs. CPFL Energia (CPL) Head-To-Head Analysis (americanbankingnews.com)

    Separately, ValuEngine lowered CPFL Energia from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 17th.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    CPFL Energia S.A. (NYSE:CPL)Q2 2018 Earnings Conference CallAug. 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m. ET

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Fortis (NYSE: FTS) and CPFL Energia (NYSE:CPL) are both utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends and valuation.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    CPFL Energia (NYSE:CPL) was upgraded by equities research analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Tenaga Nasional Bhd (OTCMKTS:TNABY) and CPFL Energia (NYSE:CPL) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.

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