Bank of Nova Scotia Company Profile (TSE:BNS)

Analyst Ratings

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
6/1/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetC$51.00 -> C$55.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/1/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated 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 Suisse Group AGBoost 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 7/24/2014 forward)

Earnings

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)

Estimates

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$1.52$1.49
Q4 20165$1.43$1.53$1.48
Q1 20174$1.51$1.55$1.53
Q2 20174$1.47$1.52$1.50
Q3 20173$1.56$1.66$1.61
Q4 20173$1.59$1.68$1.64
Q1 20181$1.64$1.64$1.64
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

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 Trades

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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
DateHeadline
07/24/16 07:37 AMShaking up Scotiabank: Brian Porter's vision for a bank of the future
07/23/16 02:51 PMFirms and Funds Increasing Their Stake in The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - Engelwood Daily
07/23/16 07:12 AMShares Stumbling of Late: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - TGP
07/22/16 12:05 PMBrookfield Canada Office Properties Enters Into Agreement With Scotiabank to Lease 140,000 Square Feet at Brookfield Place Calgary - [Marketwired] - Brookfield Canada Office Properties announced today that it has entered into an agreement to lease 140,000 square feet to Scotiabank at the company's Brookfield Place Calgary East development. Taking this ...
07/21/16 08:27 PMBank of Nova Scotia: Buy This Forever Stock for Your Grandkids
07/21/16 02:55 PMUpdate on The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) for the day - Twin County News
07/21/16 02:55 PMBank of Nova Scotia: Buy This Forever Stock for Your Grandkids - The Motley Fool Canada
07/20/16 10:56 AMCanadian Stocks Have Reversed Early Losses -- Canadian Commentary
07/19/16 08:17 PMBLADEX FOREIGN TRADE BANK OF LATIN A : co-leads successful syndication of a US$1..
07/18/16 07:55 AMCanada creates $200-billion in housing wealth, but at what cost?
07/17/16 02:47 PMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Bank Of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) - Fiscal Standard
07/15/16 07:11 PMIntact Investment Management INC Decreased Stake in Bank N S Halifax (NYSE:BNS) by $36.90 Million as Shares Rose - Consumer Eagle
07/15/16 01:31 PMFitch Affirms Bank of Nova Scotia's Structured Covered Bonds at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable - Reuters
07/15/16 01:31 PMThe Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) from Money Center Banks – Todays Top Gains - Twin County News
07/15/16 07:15 AMThailand's Thanachart Capital Q2 profit rises on lower provisions - [Reuters] - Thailand's Thanachart Capital Pcl, a partner of Canada's Bank of Nova Scotia , said on Friday its quarterly net profit rose 5.2 percent to the highest in 10 quarters, helped by lower provisions and a drop in bad debt. April-June net profit was 1.47 billion baht ($42.08 million), slightly higher than analysts' forecast of 1.44 billion baht compiled by Thomson Reuters StarMine. Thanachart booked lower provisions after its non-performing loans fell to 2.71 percent of total lending at the end of June from 2.81 percent at the end of March, it said in a statement.
07/14/16 08:23 PMFitch Affirms Bank of Nova Scotia's Structured Covered Bonds at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable
07/14/16 02:58 PMExtreme Income Alert: Get an 18.4% Yield From Bank of Nova Scotia - The Motley Fool Canada
07/13/16 11:00 AMCanadian Stocks Are Nearly Flat After Early Gains Erode -- Canadian Commentary
07/13/16 08:15 AMBank of Nova Scotia breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BNS-CA : July 13, 2016 -
07/12/16 08:23 PMHowland Capital Management buys $4260859 stake in Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) - Trade Calls
07/12/16 07:03 AMTrading Performance and Target Watch for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - Press Telegraph
07/12/16 07:03 AMNexus Investment Management Lowers stake in Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) - Trade Calls
07/08/16 02:58 PMBank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS): Dividend Update - Stocks Daily
07/08/16 02:58 PMBank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS): Dividend Update - Stocks Daily
07/07/16 02:55 PMCan Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Improve on the Earnings Front? - Engelwood Daily
07/07/16 02:55 PMBank of Nova Scotia (The) (BNS) : Analyst Rating Update - Trade Calls
07/06/16 02:56 PMStock on Analyst's Buy List: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - Telanagana Press
07/06/16 12:01 PMAnother Year, Another Setback: Scotiabank Economics' Global Outlook - [at noodls] - TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 06, 2016) - The United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union represents a major economic shock to the U.K. and Europe. It will lower business and household confidence ...
07/05/16 02:55 PMWill Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Surprise Analysts This Quarter? - Stocks Daily
07/05/16 02:21 PMScotiabank Enables Customers to Open Chequing and Savings Accounts Online in Minutes - [at noodls] - TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 05, 2016) - In response to changes by the Federal Government which allow for online authentication of identity, Scotiabank (TSX: BNS) (NYSE: BNS) is pleased to offer customers ...
07/05/16 09:21 AMyconic and Scotiabank Team Up for 4th Consecutive National Scholarship Program - [at noodls] - TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 05, 2016) - Scotiabank and yconic, Canada's largest student help community, have joined together for the 4 year in a row to offer students a chance to win one of 30 scholarships ...
07/05/16 07:40 AMToday's Top Gainers in the Market The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) from Financial - The Daily Leicester
07/04/16 02:50 PMBank Of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard
07/02/16 10:34 AMIs Bank of Nova Scotia Losing its Lustre? - The Motley Fool Canada
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

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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.

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  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: BNS
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $65.75
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $64.80
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $61.09
  • P/E Ratio: 11.87
  • P/E Growth: 2.29
  • Market Cap: $79.46B
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.83 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $N/A EPS
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Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) Chart for Sunday, July, 24, 2016