Bank of Nova Scotia (The) Company Profile (NYSE:BNS)

About Bank of Nova Scotia (The)

Bank of Nova Scotia (The) logoThe Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank or the Bank) is an international bank and a financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and parts of Asia. The Company's segments include Canadian Banking, International Banking, Global Banking and Markets (GBM), and Other. The Bank offers range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. The Bank's Canadian Banking segment provides a suite of financial advice and banking solutions to retail, small business, commercial and wealth management customers in Canada. The Bank's International Banking segment provides a range of financial products, solutions and advice to retail and commercial customers in select regions outside of Canada. The Bank's Global Banking and Markets segment provides clients with corporate banking, investment banking and capital markets solutions.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Money Center Banks
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BNS
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $60.96
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $60.12
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $55.69
  • 52-Week Range: $41.43 - $62.89
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.22
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.13
  • P/E Growth: 3.37
  • Market Cap: $70.30B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,208,151,000
  • Beta: 1.3
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 20.78%
  • Return on Equity: 14.36%
  • Return on Assets: 0.83%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.14%
  • Current Ratio: 1.06%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.06%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.64)
Consensus Price Target: $69.40 (19.26% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
3/1/2017TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuyView Rating Details
12/1/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/14/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
11/1/2016Bank of America CorpInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
10/27/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/21/2016Dundee SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
9/1/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform$70.00 -> $76.00View Rating Details
9/1/2016National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector Perform$66.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
9/1/2016DesjardinsReiterated RatingBuy$71.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details
9/1/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$73.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
8/31/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$72.00 -> $77.00View Rating Details
8/31/2016Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$72.00 -> $77.00View Rating Details
6/9/2016Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> Hold$50.00 -> $35.00View Rating Details
6/9/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/18/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$68.00 -> $64.00View Rating Details
8/17/2015CIBCLower Price TargetSector Performer$70.00 -> $66.00View Rating Details
6/1/2015CormarkUpgradeMarket Perform -> Buy$65.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
3/6/2015Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$74.00 -> $68.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 3/1/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/6/2017        
11/29/2016Q416$1.51$1.57$6.75 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/31/2016Q216$1.42$1.46$6.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2016Q116$1.42$1.43$6.32 billion$6.37 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/1/2015Q415$1.44$1.45$6.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/28/2015Q315$1.47$1.18$5.94 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/29/2015Q215$1.39$1.42ViewListenView Earnings Details
3/3/2015Q115$1.38$1.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/5/2014Q414$1.39$1.32$5.85 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/26/2014Q314$1.29$1.70$5.92 billion$6.49 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/27/2014Q214$1.33$1.40$5.81 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/4/2014Q114$1.38$1.34$5.73 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/6/2013Q413$1.31$1.31$5.49 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/27/2013Q313$1.32$1.30$5.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/28/2013Q213$1.26$1.23$5.18 billion$5.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/5/2013Q113$1.27$1.25$5.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/7/2012$1.18$1.21$4.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/28/2012Q212$1.20$1.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/29/2012$1.14$1.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2012$1.14$1.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/2/2011$1.08$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/30/2011$1.10$1.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.89 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.23 EPS
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$1.16$1.13
Q4 20164$1.10$1.16$1.14
Q1 20174$1.12$1.21$1.15
Q2 20174$1.10$1.21$1.15
Q3 20174$1.15$1.28$1.21
Q4 20174$1.18$1.28$1.22
Q1 20182$1.21$1.32$1.27
Q2 20181$1.31$1.31$1.31
Q3 20181$1.38$1.38$1.38
Q4 20181$1.37$1.37$1.37
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS)
Annual Dividend:$2.20
Dividend Yield:3.78%
Dividend Growth:-2.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:50.11% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
44.99% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
42.07% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/30/2016quarterly$0.553.97%12/29/20161/3/20171/27/2017
8/31/2016quarterly$0.574.28%9/30/201610/4/201610/27/2016
6/1/2016quarterly$0.554.47%6/30/20167/5/20167/27/2016
3/2/2016quarterly$0.534.88%4/1/20164/5/20164/27/2016
12/2/2015quarterly$0.534.69%12/31/20151/5/20161/27/2016
8/31/2015quarterly$0.534.62%10/2/201510/6/201510/28/2015
5/29/2015quarterly$0.554.19%7/2/20157/7/20157/29/2015
3/4/2015quarterly$0.544.14%4/2/20154/7/20154/28/2015
12/8/2014quarterly$0.584.1%1/2/20151/6/20151/28/2015
8/27/2014quarterly$0.603.62%10/3/201410/7/201410/29/2014
5/27/2014$0.596/30/20147/2/20147/29/2014
3/3/2014$0.583/28/20144/1/20144/28/2014
12/6/2013$0.581/3/20141/7/20141/29/2014
12/6/2013quarterly$0.583.93%1/3/20141/7/20141/29/2014
8/28/2013quarterly$0.594.28%9/27/201310/1/201310/29/2013
5/29/2013quarterly$0.584.07%6/28/20137/2/20137/29/2013
3/5/2013quarterly$0.603.93%3/28/20134/2/20134/26/2013
12/10/2012quarterly$0.574.05%12/28/20121/2/20131/29/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

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

Latest Headlines for Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoNational Bank of Canada's profit handily beats estimates (NYSE:BNS)
ca.finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 8:51 AM
seekingalpha.com logoBank Of Nova Scotia: Pullback Play (NYSE:BNS)
seekingalpha.com - March 1 at 8:51 AM
News IconThe Analysts' Recent Ratings Changes for Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) (NYSE:BNS)
cloudhostinghq.net - March 1 at 8:51 AM
News IconThe Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Gapping Lower -1.08% (NYSE:BNS)
brassale.net - March 1 at 8:51 AM
News IconEarnings Analysis of: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) (NYSE:BNS)
oakridgeobserver.com - March 1 at 8:51 AM
investopedia.com logoBMO, Scotiabank Profit Boosted by Capital Markets (NYSE:BNS)
www.investopedia.com - February 28 at 4:16 PM
seekingalpha.com logoThe Bank of Nova Scotia's (BNS) CEO Brian Porter on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:BNS)
seekingalpha.com - February 28 at 12:44 PM
News IconScotiabank profit rises 10% to $2.01B of net income (NYSE:BNS)
www.graffiotech.com - February 28 at 12:44 PM
bloomberg.com logoScotiabank Profit Tops Estimates on Gains in Capital Markets (NYSE:BNS)
www.bloomberg.com - February 28 at 12:44 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoScotiabank reports first quarter results (NYSE:BNS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 28 at 12:44 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoScotiabank Announces Dividend on Outstanding Shares (NYSE:BNS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 28 at 12:44 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo6:20 am Bank of Nova Scotia reports EPS in-line, revs in-line; increases quarterly dividend CAD 0.02 to CAD 0.76/share (NYSE:BNS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 28 at 12:44 PM
News IconBank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by National Bank Financial (NYSE:BNS)
giftedviz.com - February 25 at 8:52 PM
capitalcube.com logoBank of Nova Scotia : BNS-US: Dividend Analysis : January 03rd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : February 24, 2017 (NYSE:BNS)
www.capitalcube.com - February 24 at 3:56 PM
News IconThe Stock In Focus – Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - Transcript Daily (NYSE:BNS)
transcriptdaily.com - February 24 at 12:55 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA For: Feb 22 (NYSE:BNS)
www.streetinsider.com - February 23 at 3:56 PM
seekingalpha.com logoToronto-Dominion Bank is the second-largest Canadian financial institution and makes a great core position in any ... - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:BNS)
seekingalpha.com - February 21 at 3:21 PM
News IconDividend Growth of Bank of Nova Scotia (The)(BNS) (NYSE:BNS)
www.graffiotech.com - February 19 at 11:28 AM
4-traders.com logoBank of Nova Scotia : R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - Scotiabank brings Canada's celebration of hockey to Regina/ (NYSE:BNS)
www.4-traders.com - February 18 at 10:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo/R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - Scotiabank brings Canada's celebration of hockey to Regina/ (NYSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 18 at 10:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo/R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - Scotiabank brings Canada's celebration of hockey to CFB Borden/ (NYSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 18 at 10:01 AM
4-traders.com logoBank of Nova Scotia : Calgary Jr. Inferno Girls Hockey Team wins "Scotiabank Heroes of Hockey Day" (NYSE:BNS)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 4:03 PM
moodys.com logoMoody's assigns definitive ratings to SSTRT 2017-1, Bank of Nova Scotia sponsored Canadian prime auto loan transaction (NYSE:BNS)
www.moodys.com - February 16 at 8:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNAFTA Makes North America Great(er): Scotiabank Economics Report (NYSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 10 at 3:29 PM
4-traders.com logoBank of Nova Scotia : Scotiabank to Announce First Quarter Results (NYSE:BNS)
www.4-traders.com - February 9 at 4:11 PM
thestreet.com logoFor Safe Banking Profits, Look to the Maple Leaf Flag (NYSE:BNS)
www.thestreet.com - February 8 at 4:10 PM
wsj.com logoThe Morning Download: Bank of Nova Scotia, Investing in Digital Overhaul, Finds Power in AI (NYSE:BNS)
blogs.wsj.com - February 7 at 4:59 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoCanadian auto sales to edge down in 2017: Scotiabank (NYSE:BNS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:59 PM
News IconBullish Target Of Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) At $77 - Stock Observer (NYSE:BNS)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 4 at 4:04 PM
moodys.com logoMoody's assigns provisional ratings to SSTRT 2017-1, Bank of Nova Scotia sponsored Canadian prime auto loan transaction (NYSE:BNS)
www.moodys.com - February 3 at 9:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPositive trends for commodities in 2017: Scotiabank (NYSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 3:52 PM
News IconCheck on Average Directional Index for The Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS) - Market Point (NYSE:BNS)
mtptnews.com - January 28 at 3:59 PM
News IconScotia bank should get up to speed on Mastercard (NYSE:BNS)
www.trentonian.ca - January 27 at 4:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBank of Nova Scotia Fails to Make the Cut (NYSE:BNS)
ca.finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 4:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank Digital Factory commences production in Canada (NYSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 9:43 PM
News IconImpact Score Of Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) At 5 | Stock ... - Stock Observer (NYSE:BNS)
www.thestockobserver.com - January 25 at 10:04 PM
nasdaq.com logoUPDATE 1-New startup investments aim to stem Canadian tech brain drain (NYSE:BNS)
www.nasdaq.com - January 25 at 4:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank supports NextAI in latest move to build artificial intelligence ecosystem in Canada (NYSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 4:59 PM
realistinvestor.com logoAnalysts Rating Of Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) At 2 (NYSE:BNS)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 24 at 4:32 PM
News IconConnor Clark & Lunn Investment Management LTD Has Upped Holding in Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS) by $80.97 Million as Shares Rose (NYSE:BNS)
randolphguide.com - January 24 at 4:32 PM
News IconUpdate on The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) for the day (NYSE:BNS)
twincountynews.com - January 22 at 1:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHouse: Housing, Auto Sales To Dampen Canadian 2017 Growth (NYSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 10:06 PM
News IconInstitutions Taking Notice Of This Stock in Q4: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BNS)
wsbeacon.com - January 20 at 5:03 PM
gurufocus.com logoBeutel, Goodman & Co Ltd. Buys Bank of Nova Scotia, Franco-Nevada Corp, American Express Co, Sells JPMorgan ... - GuruFocus.com (NYSE:BNS)
www.gurufocus.com - January 20 at 5:03 PM
News IconBank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Price Target Predicted At $60.506 - Transcript Daily (NYSE:BNS)
transcriptdaily.com - January 18 at 3:24 PM
News IconGearing Up For a Bull Run? Analysts Weigh in on Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BNS)
wsbeacon.com - January 17 at 4:45 PM
News IconFort St. John Scotiabank robbed: RCMP (NYSE:BNS)
energeticcity.ca - January 16 at 8:59 PM
News IconCanadian dollar forecast to sink to 72¢, remain stunted through 2017 – the globe and mail aud to usd forecast 2015 (NYSE:BNS)
getthatmoneyhoney.com - January 16 at 8:59 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian Stocks Are Dipping At The Start Of The Week -- Canadian Commentary (NYSE:BNS)
www.nasdaq.com - January 16 at 10:59 AM
News IconReaching New Heights: Shares Touch New Recent Peak: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BNS)
wsbeacon.com - January 13 at 4:40 PM

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What is Bank of Nova Scotia (The)'s stock symbol?

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

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

Bank of Nova Scotia (The) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.5485 per share on Friday, January 27th. This represents a $2.19 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 29th.

Where is Bank of Nova Scotia (The)'s stock going? Where will Bank of Nova Scotia (The)'s stock price be in 2017?

14 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Bank of Nova Scotia (The)'s stock. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $77.00. On average, they expect Bank of Nova Scotia (The)'s share price to reach $69.40 in the next year.

When will Bank of Nova Scotia (The) announce their earnings?

Bank of Nova Scotia (The) is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February, 6th 2017.

Who owns Bank of Nova Scotia (The) stock?

Bank of Nova Scotia (The)'s stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include I.G. Investment Management LTD. (2.12%), Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd (1.41%), FMR LLC (0.87%), Guardian Capital LP (0.67%), Scotia Capital Inc. (0.61%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (0.60%).

Who sold Bank of Nova Scotia (The) stock? Who is selling Bank of Nova Scotia (The) stock?

Bank of Nova Scotia (The)'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Guggenheim Capital LLC, I.G. Investment Management LTD., FMR LLC, Fiera Capital Corp, Guardian Capital LP, Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc., O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC and Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd..

Who bought Bank of Nova Scotia (The) stock? Who is buying Bank of Nova Scotia (The) stock?

Bank of Nova Scotia (The)'s stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Two Sigma Investments LP, Intact Investment Management Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Edge Asset Management Inc., FIL Ltd and Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co..

How do I buy Bank of Nova Scotia (The) stock?

Shares of Bank of Nova Scotia (The) can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Bank of Nova Scotia (The) stock cost?

One share of Bank of Nova Scotia (The) stock can currently be purchased for approximately $58.19.

Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) Chart for Wednesday, March, 1, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS)

Last Updated on 3/1/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff