The Bank of Nova Scotia is an international bank and a financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and Asia-Pacific. The Bank offers a range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. Its segments include Canadian Banking, which provides a suite of financial advice and banking solutions to retail, small business, commercial and wealth management customers in Canada; International Banking, which provides a range of financial products, solutions and advice to retail and commercial customers in select regions outside of Canada; Global Banking and Markets, which provides corporate banking, investment banking, capital markets and transaction banking solutions, and Other, which represents smaller operating segments, including Group Treasury.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Finance
- Industry: Money Center Banks
- Sub-Industry: N/A
- Symbol: NYSE:BNS
- CUSIP: N/A
- Web: www.scotiabank.com
- Market Cap: $68.19 billion
- Outstanding Shares: 1,208,151,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: $56.28
- 200 Day Moving Avg: $57.50
- 52 Week Range: $47.59 - $62.89
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.00
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.06
- P/E Growth: 2.78
- Annual Revenue: $17.93 billion
- Price / Sales: 3.80
- Book Value: $32.21 per share
- Price / Book: 1.75
- Annual Dividend: $2.20
- Dividend Yield: 3.9%
- Net Margins: 20.78%
- Return on Equity: 14.36%
- Return on Assets: 0.83%
- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.14%
- Current Ratio: 1.06%
- Quick Ratio: 1.06%
- Average Volume: 945,441 shs.
- Beta: 1.3
- Short Ratio: 7.65
Frequently Asked Questions for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
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 Wednesday, March 1st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.5799 per share on Wednesday, April 26th. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 31st. This is a boost from Bank of Nova Scotia's previous quarterly dividend of $0.55. View Bank of Nova Scotia's Dividend History.
How were Bank of Nova Scotia's earnings last quarter?
Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 28th. The company reported $1.19 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.57 by $0.38. The firm had revenue of $6.87 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.89 billion. Bank of Nova Scotia had a return on equity of 14.36% and a net margin of 20.78%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.43 EPS. View Bank of Nova Scotia's Earnings History.
Where is Bank of Nova Scotia's stock going? Where will Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price be in 2017?
13 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Bank of Nova Scotia's shares. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $77.00. On average, they anticipate Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price to reach $68.56 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia.
Who are some of Bank of Nova Scotia's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Bank of Nova Scotia include Royal Bank of Canada (RY), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MTU), PNC Financial Services Group (PNC), Bank of Montreal (BMO), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM), ICICI Bank Ltd (IBN), SunTrust Banks (STI), First Republic Bank (FRC), Credicorp (BAP), Comerica Incorporated (CMA), Banco Santander-Chile (BSAC), City National Corp (CYN), Home Bancshares (HOMB), Sterling Bancorp (STL), TCF Financial (TCF), Hope Bancorp (HOPE) and Great Western Bancorp (GWB).
Who owns Bank of Nova Scotia stock?
Bank of Nova Scotia's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include CIBC World Markets Inc. (4.14%), TD Asset Management Inc. (3.12%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.14%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.76%), Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd (1.39%) and Wellington Management Group LLP (1.28%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Bank of Nova Scotia.
Who sold Bank of Nova Scotia stock? Who is selling Bank of Nova Scotia stock?
Bank of Nova Scotia's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., Greystone Managed Investments Inc., TD Asset Management Inc., APG Asset Management N.V., Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc., CGOV Asset Management and Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bank of Nova Scotia.
Who bought Bank of Nova Scotia stock? Who is buying Bank of Nova Scotia stock?
Bank of Nova Scotia's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Credit Suisse AG, Investec Asset Management LTD, Bank of Nova Scotia, Karp Capital Management Corp, AQR Capital Management LLC, OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bank of Nova Scotia.
How do I buy Bank of Nova Scotia stock?
Shares of Bank of Nova Scotia 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 stock cost?
One share of Bank of Nova Scotia stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.40.
Earnings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)Earnings History by Quarter for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|2/28/2017||1/31/2017||$1.57||$1.19||$6.89 billion||$6.87 billion||View||N/A|
|12/1/2015||Q415||$1.44||$1.11||$4.74 billion||$4.64 billion||View||N/A|
|8/28/2015||Q315||$1.15||$1.18||$4.87 billion||$4.92 billion||View||N/A|
|5/29/2015||Q215||$1.14||$1.15||$4.83 billion||$4.76 billion||View||Listen|
|3/3/2015||Q115||$1.15||$1.09||$4.80 billion||$4.68 billion||View||N/A|
|12/5/2014||Q414||$1.23||$1.16||$5.21 billion||$5.05 billion||View||N/A|
|8/26/2014||Q314||$1.29||$1.70||$5.92 billion||$6.49 billion||View||N/A|
|5/27/2014||Q214||$1.20||$1.29||$5.14 billion||$5.35 billion||View||N/A|
|5/28/2013||Q213||$1.26||$1.23||$5.18 billion||$5.22 billion||View||N/A|
Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.77
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.38
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
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Current Dividend Information for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
|Most Recent Dividend:||4/26/2017|
|Dividend Growth:||-2.70% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||50.11% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
45.93% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
43.14% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend History by Quarter for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
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