Bank of Nova Scotia Company Profile (NYSE:BNS)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Hold Rating(s), 6 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.46)
Consensus Price Target: $62.67 (24.76% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/6/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/9/2016Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> Hold$50.00 -> $35.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/9/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/1/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$72.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/31/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/31/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHold$74.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/4/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform$65.00 -> $66.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/1/2016TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/21/2016National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector Perform$60.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/8/2016DesjardinsUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/10/2015Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual Weight$65.00 -> $61.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/18/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$68.00 -> $64.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/17/2015CIBCLower Price TargetSector Performer$70.00 -> $66.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/1/2015CormarkUpgradeMarket Perform -> Buy$65.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/20/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/6/2015Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$74.00 -> $68.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/23/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
5/31/2016Q216$1.42$1.46$6.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/1/2016Q116$1.42$1.43$6.32 billion$6.37 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/1/2015Q415$1.44$1.45$6.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/28/2015Q315$1.47$1.18$5.94 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/29/2015Q215$1.39$1.42ViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/3/2015Q115$1.38$1.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/5/2014Q414$1.39$1.32$5.85 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/26/2014Q314$1.29$1.70$5.92 billion$6.49 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/27/2014Q214$1.33$1.40$5.81 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/4/2014Q114$1.38$1.34$5.73 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/6/2013Q413$1.31$1.31$5.49 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/27/2013Q313$1.32$1.30$5.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/28/2013Q213$1.26$1.23$5.18 billion$5.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/5/2013Q113$1.27$1.25$5.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/7/2012$1.18$1.21$4.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/28/2012Q212$1.20$1.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/29/2012$1.14$1.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/6/2012$1.14$1.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/2/2011$1.08$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/30/2011$1.10$1.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$1.05$1.12$1.09
Q2 20165$1.06$1.15$1.08
Q3 20164$1.10$1.15$1.13
Q4 20164$1.07$1.15$1.11
Q1 20173$1.11$1.16$1.13
Q2 20173$1.10$1.14$1.12
Q3 20173$1.15$1.22$1.19
Q4 20173$1.18$1.24$1.22
Q1 20181$1.21$1.21$1.21
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
Annual Dividend:$2.23
Dividend Yield:4.44%
Payout Ratio:52.35% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
50.34% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
47.75% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:2.70% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
6/1/2016quarterly$0.554.47%6/30/20167/5/20167/27/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/2/2016quarterly$0.534.88%4/1/20164/5/20164/27/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/2/2015quarterly$0.534.69%12/31/20151/5/20161/27/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/31/2015quarterly$0.534.62%10/2/201510/6/201510/28/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/29/2015quarterly$0.554.19%7/2/20157/7/20157/29/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/4/2015quarterly$0.544.14%4/2/20154/7/20154/28/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/8/2014quarterly$0.584.1%1/2/20151/6/20151/28/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/27/2014quarterly$0.603.62%10/3/201410/7/201410/29/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/27/2014$0.596/30/20147/2/20147/29/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/3/2014$0.583/28/20144/1/20144/28/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/6/2013$0.581/3/20141/7/20141/29/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/6/2013quarterly$0.583.93%1/3/20141/7/20141/29/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/28/2013quarterly$0.594.28%9/27/201310/1/201310/29/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/29/2013quarterly$0.584.07%6/28/20137/2/20137/29/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/5/2013quarterly$0.603.93%3/28/20134/2/20134/26/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/10/2012quarterly$0.574.05%12/28/20121/2/20131/29/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
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Headlines

Latest Headlines for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
DateHeadline
07/21/16 12:49 PMETF’s with exposure to Bank of Nova Scotia : July 21, 2016 -
07/21/16 11:25 AMBank of Nova Scotia : Scotiabank Gathers 256 Boys for the Second Edition of Its CONCACAF U-13 Champions League Tournament
07/21/16 08:00 AMScotiabank Gathers 256 Boys for the Second Edition of Its CONCACAF U-13 Champions League Tournament - [Marketwired] - Scotiabank is pleased to announce the second edition of the Scotiabank CONCACAF U-13 Champions League tournament that invites national football associations to select their top U-13 club teams to represent ...
07/20/16 09:49 PMHow has The Bank of Nova Scotia:(NYSE:BNS) performed recently? - The Daily Leicester
07/20/16 03:26 PMScotiabank Costa Rica Receives Major Unsecured Loan
07/19/16 02:55 PMEquity Roundup: Stock Performance Focus on Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - Press Telegraph
07/19/16 09:08 AMWhy Investors Should Be Cautious Of Bank Of Nova Scotia
07/18/16 07:55 AMShares of Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (BNS) Rally 4.44% - Trade Calls
07/15/16 07:11 PMCanadian Stocks Are Flat In Early Trade -- Canadian Commentary
07/14/16 08:23 PMFitch Affirms Bank of Nova Scotia's Structured Covered Bonds at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable - Business Wire (press release)
07/13/16 11:00 AMIs The Bank of Nova Scotia(NYSE: BNS), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - The Daily Leicester
07/13/16 07:10 AMBank of Nova Scotia breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BNS-US : July 13, 2016 -
07/12/16 03:00 PMBank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Wall Street Analyst Recommendation Outlook - Telanagana Press
07/07/16 08:10 PMCanadian Stocks Are Down As Gold Loses Appeal -- Canadian Commentary
07/01/16 11:01 AMShort Term Price Target on Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (BNS) - Trade Calls
06/30/16 08:24 PMTSX falls as oil, weak growth weigh on energy, bank stocks
06/29/16 07:58 PMTSX jumps 1pc as oil supports, investors buy post-Brexit
06/29/16 11:14 AMShould You Put BCE Inc. or Bank of Nova Scotia in Your TFSA? - The Motley Fool Canada
06/29/16 11:14 AMBank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 30, 2016 - Nasdaq
06/28/16 04:47 PMScotiabank Inverlat S.A. -- Moody's confirms A3 deposit ratings of Scotiabank Inverlat; assigns negative outlook -
06/28/16 03:06 PMBank of Nova Scotia : Scotiabank Poll Reveals 'Convenience' as Top Reason Canadians Use Online and Mobile Banking
06/28/16 03:06 PMBank of Nova Scotia Halifax's Non-cumulative Preferred Shares Series 15 About To Put More Money In Your Pocket
06/28/16 03:06 PMEx-Dividend Reminder: Agilent Technologies, Physicians Realty Trust and Bank of Nova Scotia Halifax
06/28/16 07:22 AMBank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) announced to redeem all outstanding Preferred Shares - Inside Trade
06/27/16 09:07 AMBank of Nova Scotia breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BNS-US : June 27, 2016 -
06/25/16 02:51 PMCanada’s economy feeling effects of Brexit vote
06/24/16 02:53 PMBank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Rewards Investors With Payout Of $0.55 - Stocks Daily
06/24/16 05:43 AMThe Bank of Nova Scotia: Scotiabank Appoints Shawn Rose as Executive Vice President, Digital Banking - The Wall Street Transcript
06/23/16 10:57 AMBank Of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) Updated Price Targets - FTSE News
06/23/16 10:57 AMBank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Earnings Glance and Target Price Review - Engelwood Daily
06/22/16 03:03 PMBank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) Analyst Rating Consensus - TheFounders Daily
06/22/16 10:16 AMScotiabank partners with Kabbage to offer small business loans online - TORONTO, June 22 (Reuters) - Bank of Nova Scotia said on Wednesday it was partnering with financial technology company Kabbage to enable small businesses to take out loans of up to C$100,000...
06/15/16 02:38 PMMoody's assigns definitive ratings to Trillium Credit Card Trust II 2016-1 ABS -
06/14/16 08:02 AMAnalyst Price Target Update on Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) - TheFounders Daily
06/13/16 04:25 PMa Elite Canadian Banks for Dividends: Bank of Nova Scotia (Part a of a) -
06/13/16 03:07 PMBank of Nova gets IVRCL shares
06/13/16 03:07 PMS&P/TSX Composite Index led by RBC, TD, Scotiabank
06/07/16 11:07 AMBank of Nova Scotia(NYSE:BNS) Declares Dividend of $0.7200. - Trade Calls
06/07/16 11:04 AMBank of Nova Scotia :BNS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : June 7, 2016 -
06/07/16 11:01 AMBank of Nova Scotia :BNS-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : June 7, 2016 -
06/07/16 10:46 AMMoody's assigns provisional ratings to Trillium Credit Card Trust II 2016-1 ABS -
06/06/16 08:18 PMBank Of Nova Scotia: Solid Growth Prospects For Canada's Most International Bank - Seeking Alpha
06/06/16 07:38 AMSouth American Auto Sales Begin to Stabilize: Scotiabank - [at noodls] - TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - June 06, 2016) - Global car sales accelerated in April, climbing 5.5% y/y and posting the fastest growth since late 2015. Chile has outperformed, with vehicle purchases advancing ...
05/31/16 05:32 PMScotiabank CEO: 'Took Foot Off Gas' for Canada Mortgages -
05/31/16 01:00 PMScotiabank Profit Falls 12% on Soured Loans -
05/31/16 12:10 AMCanada Stocks Fluctuate as Bank Rally Offsets Commodities Drop - In Canada, Bank of Nova Scotia added 0.6 percent as a gauge of the nation’s largest lenders rose for a sixth straight session, the longest rally in more than a year, trading at its highest level since December 2014. Scotiabank, Canada’s third-largest ...
05/31/16 12:10 AMS&P/TSX Composite index tumble led by Bank of Montreal, Bank of Nova Scotia - Midas Letter - Midas LetterS&P/TSX Composite index tumble led by Bank of Montreal, Bank of Nova ScotiaMidas LetterToday Bank of Montreal is down by 0.24%, dropping to $83.25 a share, while The Bank of Nova Scotia fell to $64.97 a share, a drop of 0.05%. Scotiabank is expected to release its quarterly earnings data before the market opens tomorrow. Analysts expect ...and more »
05/30/16 05:11 PMBank of Nova Scotia : You Are Missing the Point(s) If You Are Missing the Card - Scotiabank and Save-On-Foods Officially Launch New Co-Branded Credit Card, Offering Canadians up to 6 Times 'More Rewards' TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - May 30, 2016) - Following the April announcement of the new co-brand credit card venture by Scotiabank ...
05/30/16 05:11 PMS&P/TSX Composite index tumble led by Bank of Montreal, Bank of Nova Scotia - Royal Bank of Canada is up to $80.69, an increase of 0.17%. This is a new 100-day high for RBC, and shares have been steadily rising over the past five days. Today, Royal Bank of Canada announced that the Toronto Stock Exchange has approved its ...
05/30/16 08:26 AMTechnical Analysis on Earnings Estimates: Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - The Point Review - The Point ReviewTechnical Analysis on Earnings Estimates: Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)The Point ReviewWall Street analysts are predicting that Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) will report earnings per share of $1.43 in their quarterly report. The firm is expected to announce results on 5/31/2016, Before Market Open. The Bank of Nova Scotia provides ...Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on TuesdayLet Me Know About ThisStock on the Move: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)CWRU ObserverWere Analysts Bullish Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) This Week?The PostFranklin Independent -Market Digest -share market updates (press release)all 10 news articles »

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About Bank of Nova Scotia

Bank of Nova Scotia logoThe Bank of Nova Scotia (the Bank) is a Canada-based diversified financial institution. The Bank offered a range of products and services, including retail, commercial, corporate and investment banking to more than 21 million customers in more than 55 countries around the world. The Bank has four business lines: Canadian Banking, International Banking, Scotia Capital and Global Wealth Management. The Canadian Banking segment provided a range of banking and investing services to more than 7.7 million customers across Canada, through a network of 1,190 branches, 3,869 automated banking machine (ABMs), as well as telephone, Internet banking and third-party channels. International Banking includes Scotiabank's retail and commercial banking operations in more than 55 countries outside Canada. Global Wealth Management (GWM) consists of wealth management insurance and Global Transaction Banking businesses.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Money Center Banks
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BNS
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $50.25
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $50.13
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $46.31
  • P/E Ratio: 11.65
  • P/E Growth: 2.46
  • Market Cap: $60.42B
  • Beta: 1.15
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.43 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.67 EPS
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Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Chart for Saturday, July, 23, 2016