Bank of Nova Scotia Company Profile (NYSE:BNS)

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:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Money Center Banks
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BNS
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $52.21
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $50.47
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $48.34
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.28
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.16
  • P/E Growth: 3.46
  • Market Cap: $63.45B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,202,814,000
  • Beta: 1.14
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.55)
Consensus Price Target: $62.57 (19.85% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/21/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual Weight$55.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016DesjardinsReiterated RatingBuy$70.00 -> $71.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/9/2016Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> Hold$50.00 -> $35.00View Rating Details
6/9/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
6/1/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$72.00View Rating Details
5/31/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/31/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHold$74.00View Rating Details
3/4/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform$65.00 -> $66.00View Rating Details
3/1/2016TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
1/21/2016National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector Perform$60.00View 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
5/20/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details
3/6/2015Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$74.00 -> $68.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/24/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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 (NYSE:BNS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.43 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.68 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$1.07$1.15$1.11
Q1 20173$1.11$1.16$1.13
Q2 20173$1.10$1.14$1.12
Q3 20173$1.15$1.22$1.19
Q4 20173$1.18$1.24$1.22
Q1 20181$1.21$1.21$1.21
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
Annual Dividend:$2.23
Dividend Yield:4.27%
Payout Ratio:52.35% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
50.34% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
47.65% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:2.70% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 (NYSE:BNS)
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Headlines

Latest Headlines for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
DateHeadline
fool.ca logoBank of Nova Scotia: The Perfect Bank Stock for Millennials (NYSE:BNS)
www.fool.ca - August 24 at 12:09 PM
News IconMoney Center Banks: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Position of the day (NYSE:BNS)
twincountynews.com - August 19 at 4:35 PM
fool.ca logoBank of Nova Scotia Is an Income Investor’s Best Friend (NYSE:BNS)
www.fool.ca - August 16 at 12:29 PM
fool.ca logoDividends on Steroids: How to Get a 14.9% Yield From Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
www.fool.ca - August 15 at 11:07 AM
fool.ca logoShould Bank of Nova Scotia Be in Your TFSA? - The Motley Fool Canada (NYSE:BNS)
www.fool.ca - August 14 at 3:50 PM
prnewswire.com logoHow These Money Center Banks Stocks are Faring? -- FirstMerit, Royal Bank of Canada, First Republic Bank, and Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
www.prnewswire.com - August 14 at 8:42 AM
News Icon2 Moncton banks robbed by armed suspects an hour apart (NYSE:BNS)
www.cbc.ca - August 14 at 8:42 AM
publicnow.com logoScotiaFunds Announces Portfolio Advisor Changes (NYSE:BNS)
www.publicnow.com - August 12 at 8:44 PM
4-traders.com logoBank of Nova Scotia : Scotiabank to Announce Third Quarter Results (NYSE:BNS)
www.4-traders.com - August 11 at 12:03 PM
publicnow.com logoScotiabank to Announce Third Quarter Results (NYSE:BNS)
www.publicnow.com - August 11 at 12:03 PM
News IconScotiabank eyes Taiwan exit (NYSE:BNS)
www.wealthprofessional.ca - August 10 at 3:21 PM
tradecalls.org logoCibc Asset Management Inc Lowers stake in Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) - Trade Calls (NYSE:BNS)
www.tradecalls.org - August 9 at 5:02 PM
investornewswire.com logoStrong Sell Calls For Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) At 0 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:BNS)
www.investornewswire.com - August 8 at 8:43 AM
tradecalls.org logoBank of Nova Scotia (The) (BNS) Shares are Down -0.81% - Trade Calls (NYSE:BNS)
www.tradecalls.org - August 8 at 8:43 AM
capitalcube.com logoBeni Stabili SpA SIIQ :BNS-IT: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2015 By the Numbers : August 8, 2016 (NYSE:BNS)
www.capitalcube.com - August 8 at 8:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBank of Nova Scotia planning to exit Taiwan market -Taiwan govt sources (NYSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 8:43 AM
News IconDollar climbs as job gains bolster case for Fed rate increase (NYSE:BNS)
gulfnews.com - August 6 at 11:36 AM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) (NYSE:BNS)
twincountynews.com - August 5 at 9:16 PM
fool.ca logoRRSP Investors: Should You Buy Bank of Nova Scotia or Fortis Inc.? (NYSE:BNS)
www.fool.ca - August 5 at 12:19 PM
moodys.com logoMoody's Affirms Six and Downgrades Six Classes of CGCMT 2008-C7 (NYSE:BNS)
www.moodys.com - August 5 at 12:18 PM
fool.ca logoRRSP Investors: Should You Buy Bank of Nova Scotia or Fortis Inc.? - The Motley Fool Canada (NYSE:BNS)
www.fool.ca - August 4 at 4:01 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian Stocks Are Down As Energy Stocks Struggle -- Canadian Commentary (NYSE:BNS)
www.nasdaq.com - August 4 at 12:31 PM
moodys.com logoMoody's ABCP rating activity ending July 29, 2016 (NYSE:BNS)
www.moodys.com - August 3 at 3:59 PM
moodys.com logoOhio Water Development Authority -- Moody's Affirms Aa1 of FirstEnergy Generation's LOC-backed Bonds (NYSE:BNS)
www.moodys.com - August 3 at 3:59 PM
wsj.com logoCanada Regulator Reaches No-Contest Settlement with Scotiabank Units (NYSE:BNS)
www.wsj.com - August 1 at 3:52 PM
fool.ca logoBank of Nova Scotia Looks to Retail for Growth - The Motley Fool Canada (NYSE:BNS)
www.fool.ca - July 30 at 2:43 PM
News IconRoyal Bank of Canada Agents Broad Street Partner’s Facility Increase to $445MM (NYSE:BNS)
www.abladvisor.com - July 29 at 9:23 PM
tradecalls.org logoLingohr Partner Asset Management Gmbh buys $2548771 stake in Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) - Trade Calls (NYSE:BNS)
www.tradecalls.org - July 29 at 7:16 AM
moodys.com logoMoody's ABCP rating activity ending July 22, 2016 (NYSE:BNS)
www.moodys.com - July 28 at 12:51 PM
4-traders.com logoBank of Nova Scotia : Canada's Tangerine Bank targets million new customers (NYSE:BNS)
www.4-traders.com - July 27 at 12:26 PM
4-traders.com logoBank of Nova Scotia : PWA's Friends For Life Bike Rally Cycles Through Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry on July 28 (NYSE:BNS)
www.4-traders.com - July 26 at 10:37 AM
publicnow.com logoEnergy Strength Offsets Metal Weakness: Scotiabank (NYSE:BNS)
www.publicnow.com - July 26 at 10:18 AM
publicnow.com logoPWA's Friends For Life Bike Rally Cycles Through Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry on July 28 (NYSE:BNS)
www.publicnow.com - July 26 at 8:18 AM
capitalcube.com logoBank of Nova Scotia breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BNS-US : July 26, 2016 (NYSE:BNS)
www.capitalcube.com - July 26 at 8:12 AM
fool.ca logoIs Bank of Nova Scotia a Buy-and-Hold-Forever Stock? (NYSE:BNS)
www.fool.ca - July 25 at 4:27 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Bank of Nova Scotia : July 21, 2016 (NYSE:BNS)
www.capitalcube.com - July 21 at 1:49 PM
4-traders.com logoBank of Nova Scotia : Scotiabank Gathers 256 Boys for the Second Edition of Its CONCACAF U-13 Champions League Tournament (NYSE:BNS)
www.4-traders.com - July 21 at 12:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank Gathers 256 Boys for the Second Edition of Its CONCACAF U-13 Champions League Tournament (NYSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 9:00 AM
News IconHow has The Bank of Nova Scotia:(NYSE:BNS) performed recently? - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:BNS)
thedailyleicester.com - July 20 at 10:49 PM
News IconScotiabank Costa Rica Receives Major Unsecured Loan (NYSE:BNS)
news.co.cr - July 20 at 4:26 PM
News IconEquity Roundup: Stock Performance Focus on Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:BNS)
presstelegraph.com - July 19 at 3:55 PM
seekingalpha.com logoWhy Investors Should Be Cautious Of Bank Of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
seekingalpha.com - July 19 at 10:08 AM
tradecalls.org logoShares of Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (BNS) Rally 4.44% - Trade Calls (NYSE:BNS)
www.tradecalls.org - July 18 at 8:55 AM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian Stocks Are Flat In Early Trade -- Canadian Commentary (NYSE:BNS)
www.nasdaq.com - July 15 at 8:11 PM
businesswire.com logoFitch Affirms Bank of Nova Scotia's Structured Covered Bonds at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:BNS)
www.businesswire.com - July 14 at 9:23 PM
News IconIs The Bank of Nova Scotia(NYSE: BNS), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:BNS)
thedailyleicester.com - July 13 at 12:00 PM
capitalcube.com logoBank of Nova Scotia breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BNS-US : July 13, 2016 (NYSE:BNS)
www.capitalcube.com - July 13 at 8:10 AM
News IconBank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Wall Street Analyst Recommendation Outlook - Telanagana Press (NYSE:BNS)
telanaganapress.com - July 12 at 4:00 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian Stocks Are Down As Gold Loses Appeal -- Canadian Commentary (NYSE:BNS)
www.nasdaq.com - July 7 at 9:10 PM
tradecalls.org logoShort Term Price Target on Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (BNS) - Trade Calls (NYSE:BNS)
www.tradecalls.org - July 1 at 12:01 PM

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Last Updated on 8/24/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff