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Bank of Nova Scotia Company Profile (TSE:BNS)

Consensus Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Rating(s), 6 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: C$67.08

Analysts' Ratings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/1/2016ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$69.00 -> C$71.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/1/2016BarclaysBoost Price TargetC$51.00 -> C$55.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/1/2016RBC CapitalReiterated RatingOutperformC$72.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/1/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetC$64.00 -> C$66.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/17/2016CIBCBoost Price TargetC$61.00 -> C$65.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/4/2016DesjardinsBoost Price TargetC$65.00 -> C$69.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/3/2016CSFBBoost Price TargetC$62.00 -> C$72.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/3/2016Credit SuisseBoost Price TargetC$62.00 -> C$72.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/2/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetC$68.00 -> C$70.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/2/2016TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> BuyC$62.00 -> C$66.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/19/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price TargetC$63.00 -> C$57.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/31/2015BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperformC$76.00 -> C$70.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/1/2014Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutralC$66.00 -> C$74.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/1/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/30/2016        
8/27/2014$1.41$1.86ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/28/2014$1.33$1.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20167$1.42$1.49$1.46
Q2 20168$1.42$1.45$1.44
Q3 20165$1.47$1.51$1.49
Q4 20165$1.41$1.53$1.48
Q1 20174$1.46$1.55$1.51
Q2 20174$1.46$1.52$1.48
Q3 20173$1.56$1.61$1.59
Q4 20173$1.59$1.64$1.62
Q1 20181$1.64$1.64$1.64
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Dividend History for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/31/2016quarterlyC$0.724.52%6/30/20167/5/20167/27/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/1/2016quarterlyC$0.724.56%4/1/20164/5/20164/27/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/31/2015QuarterlyC$0.704.81%12/31/20151/27/20161/27/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/28/2015quarterlyC$0.704.88%10/2/201510/6/201510/28/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/29/2015quarterlyC$0.684.08%7/3/20157/7/20157/29/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/3/2015quarterlyC$0.684.36%4/2/20154/7/20154/28/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/5/2014quarterlyC$0.663.94%1/2/20151/6/20151/28/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/26/2014quarterlyC$0.663.81%10/3/201410/7/201410/29/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/27/2014quarterlyC$0.643.58%6/27/20147/2/20147/29/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/4/2014quarterlyC$0.643.99%3/28/20144/1/20144/28/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/3/2014QuarterlyC$0.623.76%1/3/20141/29/20141/29/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/27/2013quarterlyC$0.6210/1/201310/29/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/28/2013quarterlyC$0.607/2/20137/29/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/7/2016Sean McguckinInsiderSell4,000C$66.77C$267,080.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/18/2015Brian J PorterDirectorSell83,224C$56.28C$4,683,938.27Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/7/2015Sean McguckinInsiderSell1,144C$60.56C$69,277.67Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/2/2015Paul David SobeyDirectorBuy3,000C$58.40C$175,200.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/29/2015William Robert FattDirectorBuy3,100C$64.33C$199,423.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/7/2015Brian J PorterDirectorSell11,656C$63.55C$740,725.98Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/6/2015Stephen Peter HartInsiderSell14,201C$63.31C$899,127.79Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/2/2015Deborah AlexanderInsiderSell29,972C$63.18C$1,893,768.83Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/20/2015Susan Louise SegalDirectorBuy1,000C$63.70C$63,695.70Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/11/2015William Robert FattDirectorBuy2,650C$62.96C$166,848.51Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/10/2015Charles Harry DallaraDirectorBuy1,500C$63.48C$95,220.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/6/2015Brian J PorterDirectorSell100,000C$65.13C$6,513,120.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
DateHeadline
07/01/16 02:56 PMWhy Bank of Nova Scotia Should Be in Your Portfolio - The Motley Fool Canada
06/30/16 11:51 AMCanadians Advise Newcomers 'Choose a Financial Institution That Understands Your Needs' - [at noodls] - TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - June 30, 2016) - In a recent Scotiabank commissioned poll inspired by Canada Day, Canadians offered newcomers some helpful advice about choosing a financial institution in their ...
06/30/16 07:41 AMGlobal Auto Production Gains Momentum in the Second Half of 2016: Scotiabank - [at noodls] - TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - June 30, 2016) - Global car sales posted another solid advance last month, climbing 4% y/y and continuing the string of strong gains since last September. Western Europe and ...
06/29/16 11:14 AMSwift adds 73 banks to global payments initiative
06/29/16 11:14 AMWhy the Canadian dollar is a ‘safe(r) haven’ amid Brexit turmoil
06/28/16 04:11 PMCorrection Notice of Press Release on Quarterly Dividend - [at noodls] - TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 28, 2016) - Scotiabank (TSX:BNS)(NYSE:BNS) today announced a correction to its press release issued on May 31, 2016, entitled 'Scotiabank Announces Dividend on Outstanding ...
06/28/16 03:06 PMScotia's Preferred Share Redemption: Implications - Seeking Alpha
06/28/16 01:11 PMScotiabank Poll Reveals 'Convenience' as Top Reason Canadians Use Online and Mobile Banking - [at noodls] - #MyFreeTime Asks Canadians What They Would Do With the Free Time They Gain by Going Digital With Their Banking TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - June 28, 2016) - In another sign that Canadians are adopting digital ...
06/27/16 10:34 AMBank of Nova Scotia breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BNS-CA : June 27, 2016 -
06/27/16 07:34 AMStrong Sell Calls Recommendations For Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) At 0 - Investor Newswire
06/27/16 07:34 AMNew Broker Ratings For Bank Of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) - FTSE News
06/24/16 03:50 PMScotiabank Announces Redemption of Preferred Shares Series 15 - [at noodls] - TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - June 24, 2016) - NOTE TO EDITORS: NOT FOR DISSEMINATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES Scotiabank (TSX: BNS) (NYSE: BNS) today announced that it intends to exercise its ...
06/23/16 10:57 AMBank of Nova Scotia : Scotiabank Appoints Shawn Rose as Executive Vice President, Digital Banking
06/23/16 10:57 AMPoloz Should Be on Guard With Fed Set to Raise, Scotiabank Says
06/23/16 10:39 AMScotiabank Appoints Shawn Rose as Executive Vice President, Digital Banking - [at noodls] - Newly Created Global Role Responsible to Lead Scotiabank's Enterprise-Wide Digital Transformation TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - June 23, 2016) - Scotiabank (TSX: BNS) (NYSE: BNS) announced today that it ...
06/22/16 03:03 PMBank of Nova Scotia : Scotiabank and Kabbage Partner to Provide Small Business Customers With a New, Streamlined Digital Lending Experience
06/22/16 03:03 PMCanadian Stocks Are Up Slightly In Cautious Trade -- Canadian Commentary
06/22/16 07:19 AMScotiabank and Kabbage Partner to Provide Small Business Customers With a New, Streamlined Digital Lending Experience - [at noodls] - The Platform Partnership Is an Industry First for an International Bank Based in Canada TORONTO, ON and ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - June 22, 2016) - Scotiabank customers in Canada and Mexico will be able ...
06/21/16 02:48 PMRecently Issued Stock Ratings For Bank Of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) - Fiscal Standard
06/21/16 06:21 AM[$$] Osborne deficit reduction plan hit by higher UK borrowing figures - [at Financial Times] - George Osborne's plan to reduce public sector borrowing by £20bn this year has got off to a bad start, with May figures higher than expected and an upwards revision for April. The government borrowed £9.7bn ...
06/20/16 02:53 PMStrong Buy Calls Count For Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) At 1 - Investor Newswire
06/20/16 02:53 PMBank of Nova Scotia vs. Bank of Montreal: Which Is the Better Buy? - The Motley Fool Canada
06/20/16 01:07 PMETF’s with exposure to Bank of Nova Scotia : June 20, 2016 -
06/20/16 09:18 AMBank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) target price maintained to $0 as reported today by Macquarie Research
06/19/16 07:32 AMThis Weeks Broker Views For Bank Of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) - Fiscal Standard
06/18/16 02:45 PMBank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Delights Investors With Dividend Of $0.55 - Stocks Daily
06/16/16 08:15 PMCanadian Stocks Are Tumbling As Oil Retreat Continues -- Canadian Commentary
06/16/16 02:52 PMEye Catching Stock for investors: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - News Oracle
06/16/16 01:27 PMa Elite Canadian Banks for Dividends: Toronto-Dominion (Part a of a) -
06/16/16 07:18 AMLarge Inflow of Money Witnessed in Bank of Nova Scotia (The) - Trade Calls
06/16/16 07:18 AMAnalyst Suggestions Overview: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS), Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL) - Beacon Chronicle
06/14/16 02:50 PM3 Reasons to Buy Bank of Nova Scotia Right Now - The Motley Fool Canada
06/14/16 02:50 PM3 Elite Canadian Banks For Dividends: Bank Of Nova Scotia (Part 2 Of 3) - Seeking Alpha
06/13/16 10:53 AM3 Elite Canadian Banks for Dividends: Bank of Nova Scotia (Part 2 of 3)
06/10/16 02:57 PMBank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Dividend Trend Analysis - Stocks Daily
06/10/16 08:19 AMScotiabank Sending Wood Buffalo Kids to Camp for Free This Summer - [at noodls] - Registration for MacDonald Island (MI) Summer Camps in MacDonald Island Park Opens Monday, June 13 FORT MCMURRAY, AB--(Marketwired - June 10, 2016) - The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo ...
06/09/16 02:37 PMa Elite Canadian Banks for Dividends: Royal Bank of Canada (Part a of a) -
06/09/16 11:49 AMBank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS): The Buzzing Stock - Stocks Daily
06/09/16 11:49 AMHave a look at Price Moves: Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) , Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) - Street Updates
06/09/16 07:09 AMMedia Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Runners Take to the Streets in Support of Stronger Communities - [at noodls] - TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - June 09, 2016) - On Thursday, June 16, close to 2,000 participants will run through the downtown core in the Scotiabank Rat Race in support of United Way Toronto & York Region. ...
06/08/16 03:22 PMStocks to Buy Now: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS), HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE:HSBC) - Beacon Chronicle
06/06/16 10:46 AMKingSett Said in Talks to Buy Scotia Plaza Stake From Dream, H&R -
06/04/16 11:27 AMPrice Target by Analysts: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS), Forest City Realty Trust, Inc (NYSE:FCE-A) - Beacon Chronicle
06/04/16 11:27 AMCredit Suisse Reiterates “Hold” Rating for Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) - Let Me Know About This
06/03/16 09:01 PMStock Review and Earnings Check on Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - HNN
06/03/16 09:01 PMBank of Nova Scotia Rises 16%: What Should You Do With it? - The Motley Fool Canada
06/03/16 11:27 AMAnalysts' Recent Ratings Changes for Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) - Let Me Know About This
06/02/16 03:00 PMCormark Research Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) - Let Me Know About This - Toronto StarCormark Research Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS)Let Me Know About ThisBank of Nova Scotia logo Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) – Equities research analysts at Cormark boosted their Q3 2016 EPS estimates for shares of Bank of Nova Scotia in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, Zacks Investment Research ...Analyst's Review on Earnings: Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)The Point ReviewJust How Disappointing Were Bank of Nova Scotia's Recent Results?The Motley Fool CanadaBank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS): Company Rating and Earnings RoundupFranklin IndependentEquities Focus -Nasdaq -Market Digestall 69 news articles »
06/02/16 12:45 PMGuelph Opens Doors to the First of Two New Scotiabank Branch Formats - [at noodls] - 'Scotiabank Express' Branches Open in Guelph, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec; 'Scotiabank Solutions' Branch to Open in Guelph in a Few Weeks GUELPH, ON--(Marketwired - June 02, 2016) - Scotiabank unveiled ...
06/02/16 12:45 PMScotiabank Unveils First of Two New Customer-Centred Branch Formats - [at noodls] - 'Scotiabank Express' Branches Open in Montreal, Quebec and Guelph, Ontario; 'Scotiabank Solutions' Branch to Open in a Few Weeks MONTREAL, QC--(Marketwired - June 02, 2016) - Scotiabank unveiled the first ...
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:
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  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: BNS
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $63.79
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $64.46
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $60.30
  • P/E Ratio: 11.37
  • P/E Growth: 1.28
  • Market Cap: $76.15B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.83 EPS
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Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) Chart for Friday, July, 1, 2016


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