NYSE:BNS - Bank of Nova Scotia Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$56.47 +0.53 (+0.95 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$55.94
Today's Range$56.12 - $56.59
52-Week Range$48.34 - $63.53
Volume981,677 shs
Average Volume702,496 shs
Market Capitalization$69.15 billion
P/E Ratio10.38
Dividend Yield4.45%
Beta1.19
The Bank of Nova Scotia provides various banking products and services in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and the Asia-Pacific. The company offers financial advice and solutions, and day-to-day banking products, including debit and credit cards, chequing and saving accounts, investments, mortgages, loans, and related creditor insurance to individuals and small businesses; and commercial banking solutions comprising lending, deposit, cash management, and trade finance solutions to medium and large businesses, including automotive dealers and their customers. It is also involved in the provision of investment and wealth management advice, services, products, and solutions to customers and advisors; wealth management solutions, such as private customer, online brokerage, full-service brokerage, pension, and institutional customer services, as well as asset management business focusing on developing investment solutions for retail and institutional investors; and international banking services for retail, corporate, and commercial customers. In addition, the company offers corporate lending; trade finance and cash management; investment banking services, including corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions; fixed income and equity underwriting, sales, trading, and research services; prime brokerage and stock lending services; foreign exchange sales and trading services; commodity derivatives sales and trading; and collateral management services for corporate, government, and institutional investor clients. Further, it provides Internet, mobile, and telephone banking services. The company operates a network of 955 branches and approximately 3,644 automated banking machines in Canada; and approximately 1,800 branches internationally, as well as contact and business support centers. The Bank of Nova Scotia was founded in 1832 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
Phone416-866-3672

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$31.11 billion
Cash Flow$6.0011 per share
Book Value$40.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.64 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees97,629
Outstanding Shares1,224,497,000
Market Cap$69.15 billion
OptionableOptionable

Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bank of Nova Scotia's stock symbol?

Bank of Nova Scotia trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BNS."

How often does Bank of Nova Scotia pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Bank of Nova Scotia?

Bank of Nova Scotia declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 27th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.646 per share on Tuesday, January 29th. This represents a $2.58 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.58%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 31st. View Bank of Nova Scotia's Dividend History.

How will Bank of Nova Scotia's stock buyback program work?

Bank of Nova Scotia announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, February 14th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Bank of Nova Scotia's earnings last quarter?

Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 27th. The bank reported $1.35 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $1.35. The bank had revenue of $7.45 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.64 billion. Bank of Nova Scotia had a return on equity of 14.31% and a net margin of 21.04%. Bank of Nova Scotia's revenue for the quarter was up 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.64 earnings per share. View Bank of Nova Scotia's Earnings History.

When is Bank of Nova Scotia's next earnings date?

Bank of Nova Scotia is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia.

How can I listen to Bank of Nova Scotia's earnings call?

Bank of Nova Scotia will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 26th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for BNS?

8 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Bank of Nova Scotia's shares. Their predictions range from $85.00 to $88.00. On average, they expect Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price to reach $86.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 52.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Bank of Nova Scotia.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Bank of Nova Scotia?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia.

Has Bank of Nova Scotia been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about BNS stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Bank of Nova Scotia earned a media sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the bank a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Bank of Nova Scotia's key competitors?

Who are Bank of Nova Scotia's key executives?

Bank of Nova Scotia's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Brian Johnston Porter B.Com., A.M.P., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. James P. O'Sullivan, Group Head of Canadian Banking
  • Mr. Ignacio Deschamps, Group Head of International Banking & Digital Transformation
  • Mr. Rajagopal Viswanathan, Exec. VP & CFO
  • Mr. Daniel Llewellyn Rees, Group Head of Operations

Who are Bank of Nova Scotia's major shareholders?

Bank of Nova Scotia's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include TD Asset Management Inc. (2.83%), Mackenzie Financial Corp (1.86%), Toronto Dominion Bank (1.78%), Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd (1.27%), 1832 Asset Management L.P. (1.24%) and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (1.15%).

Which major investors are selling Bank of Nova Scotia stock?

BNS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., CIBC Asset Management Inc, Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Cidel Asset Management Inc., Fiera Capital Corp, Highstreet Asset Management Inc. and Intact Investment Management Inc..

Which major investors are buying Bank of Nova Scotia stock?

BNS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Addenda Capital Inc., Toronto Dominion Bank, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Aviva PLC and Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Can.

How do I buy shares of Bank of Nova Scotia?

Shares of BNS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price today?

One share of BNS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.47.

How big of a company is Bank of Nova Scotia?

Bank of Nova Scotia has a market capitalization of $69.15 billion and generates $31.11 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $6.64 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.44 on an earnings per share basis. Bank of Nova Scotia employs 97,629 workers across the globe.

What is Bank of Nova Scotia's official website?

The official website for Bank of Nova Scotia is http://www.scotiabank.com.

How can I contact Bank of Nova Scotia?

Bank of Nova Scotia's mailing address is 44 KING STREET WEST SCOTIA PLAZA 8TH FL., TORONTO A6, M5H 1H1. The bank can be reached via phone at 416-866-3672 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE BNS)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  517 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  474 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  991
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Bank of Nova Scotia and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BNS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BNS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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