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

$55.97
-0.76 (-1.34 %)
(As of 12/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$55.75
Now: $55.97
$56.70
50-Day Range
$55.60
MA: $57.12
$58.09
52-Week Range
$48.34
Now: $55.97
$58.22
Volume1.27 million shs
Average Volume754,671 shs
Market Capitalization$68.06 billion
P/E Ratio10.42
Dividend Yield4.81%
Beta1.16
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$35.10 billion
Cash Flow$6.23 per share
Book Value$41.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.31 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees101,813
Outstanding Shares1,216,000,000
Market Cap$68.06 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2020 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 26th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.684 per share on Wednesday, January 29th. This represents a $2.74 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.89%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, January 6th. This is a positive change from Bank of Nova Scotia's previous quarterly dividend of $0.68. 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 stock buyback program on Wednesday, February 14th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 26th. The bank reported $1.82 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.38 by $0.44. The bank had revenue of $7.98 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $7.98 billion. Bank of Nova Scotia had a net margin of 17.99% and a return on equity of 13.65%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.77 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 25th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia.

What price target have analysts set for BNS?

8 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Bank of Nova Scotia's stock. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price to reach $76.29 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 36.3% 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 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings 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 stories about BNS stock have been trending positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Bank of Nova Scotia earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Bank of Nova Scotia.

Are investors shorting Bank of Nova Scotia?

Bank of Nova Scotia saw a drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 5,260,000 shares, a drop of 31.8% from the October 31st total of 7,710,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 881,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.0 days. Currently, 0.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Bank of Nova Scotia's Current Options Chain.

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), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Bank of America (BAC).

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 Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd. (1.04%), Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (1.01%), Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. (0.66%), CIBC Asset Management Inc (0.60%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.35%) and QV Investors Inc. (0.22%).

Which institutional investors are selling Bank of Nova Scotia stock?

BNS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Greystone Managed Investments Inc., Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., Barclays PLC, QV Investors Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. and Man Group plc.

Which institutional investors are buying Bank of Nova Scotia stock?

BNS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CIBC Asset Management Inc, Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd., Alberta Investment Management Corp, Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd., Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Co, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, EdgePoint Investment Group Inc. and Millennium Management LLC.

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, Robinhood, 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 $55.97.

How big of a company is Bank of Nova Scotia?

Bank of Nova Scotia has a market capitalization of $68.06 billion and generates $35.10 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $6.31 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.37 on an earnings per share basis. Bank of Nova Scotia employs 101,813 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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  640 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  620 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,260
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 12/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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