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

$56.71
-0.11 (-0.19 %)
(As of 12/8/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$56.61
Now: $56.71
$57.02
50-Day Range
$55.60
MA: $57.26
$58.09
52-Week Range
$48.34
Now: $56.71
$58.22
Volume662,420 shs
Average Volume778,308 shs
Market Capitalization$68.96 billion
P/E Ratio10.56
Dividend Yield4.78%
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$6.28 per share
Book Value$41.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.31 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees97,629
Outstanding Shares1,216,000,000
Market Cap$68.96 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. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 7th will be given a dividend of $0.684 per share on Wednesday, January 29th. This represents a $2.74 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, January 6th. This is an increase 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 has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, February 14th 2018, which allows the company to buyback outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign 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 analysts' consensus estimates of $1.38 by $0.44. The bank had revenue of $7.98 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.98 billion. Bank of Nova Scotia had a return on equity of 13.65% and a net margin of 17.99%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company 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 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Bank of Nova Scotia's shares. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $82.00. On average, they expect Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price to reach $76.14 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 34.3% 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 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia.

Has Bank of Nova Scotia been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about BNS stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Bank of Nova Scotia earned a news sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the bank a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. 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 in 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 trading volume of 881,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.0 days. Currently, 0.4% of the company's stock are sold short. 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), Intel (INTC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Cisco Systems (CSCO) 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors 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 purchased 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 $56.71.

How big of a company is Bank of Nova Scotia?

Bank of Nova Scotia has a market capitalization of $68.96 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 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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  639 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  616 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,255
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 12/8/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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