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

$53.64
+0.46 (+0.86 %)
(As of 06/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$53.37
Now: $53.64
$53.68
50-Day Range
$50.70
MA: $52.95
$55.06
52-Week Range
$48.34
Now: $53.64
$60.60
Volume501,278 shs
Average Volume754,669 shs
Market Capitalization$65.57 billion
P/E Ratio9.86
Dividend Yield4.91%
Beta1.15
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
CIK9631
Phone416-866-3672

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$31.11 billion
Cash Flow$6.0955 per share
Book Value$40.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.64 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees97,629
Outstanding Shares1,222,388,000
Market Cap$65.57 billion
Next Earnings Date8/27/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 28th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.65 per share on Monday, July 29th. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 28th. 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 initiated a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, February 14th 2018, which permits the company to buyback outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 28th. The bank reported $1.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.74 by $0.04. The bank earned $7.80 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.60 billion. Bank of Nova Scotia had a net margin of 19.20% and a return on equity of 13.55%. The business's revenue was up 10.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.70 EPS. 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, August 27th 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, August 27th 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?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Bank of Nova Scotia's stock. Their predictions range from $78.00 to $88.00. On average, they expect Bank of Nova Scotia's share price to reach $82.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 53.5% 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?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia.

Has Bank of Nova Scotia been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about BNS stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Bank of Nova Scotia earned a daily sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the bank a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Bank of Nova Scotia.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Bank of Nova Scotia own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Bank of Nova Scotia investors own include Freehold Royalties (FRU), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Emera (EMA), Timbercreek Financial (TF), AT&T (T), Royal Bank of Canada (RY), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), General Electric (GE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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. Rajagopal Viswanathan, Exec. VP & CFO
  • Mr. James P. O'Sullivan, Group Head of Canadian Banking
  • Mr. Philip M. Thomas B.A., Exec. VP & Chief Retail Risk Officer
  • Mr. Ignacio Deschamps, Group Head of International Banking & Digital Transformation

Who are Bank of Nova Scotia's major shareholders?

Bank of Nova Scotia's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include TD Asset Management Inc. (2.90%), Toronto Dominion Bank (2.12%), CIBC World Markets Inc. (1.72%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.52%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (1.10%) and Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd. (1.01%).

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 Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., CIBC Asset Management Inc, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, PCJ Investment Counsel Ltd., Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and AGF Investments Inc..

Which major investors are buying Bank of Nova Scotia stock?

BNS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Toronto Dominion Bank, BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, TD Asset Management Inc., Intact Investment Management Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Forsta AP Fonden.

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 $53.64.

How big of a company is Bank of Nova Scotia?

Bank of Nova Scotia has a market capitalization of $65.57 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.View Additional Information About Bank of Nova Scotia.

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:  558 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  522 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,080
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 6/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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