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Bank of Nova Scotia Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:BNS)

$57.37
+0.13 (+0.23 %)
(As of 10/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$57.25
Now: $57.37
$57.59
50-Day Range
$51.56
MA: $55.65
$57.56
52-Week Range
$48.34
Now: $57.37
$57.72
Volume457,303 shs
Average Volume789,823 shs
Market Capitalization$69.90 billion
P/E Ratio10.55
Dividend Yield4.75%
Beta1.18
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$31.11 billion
Cash Flow$6.03 per share
Book Value$40.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.64 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees97,629
Outstanding Shares1,218,480,000
Market Cap$69.90 billion
Next Earnings Date11/26/2019 (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, August 27th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 1st will be given a dividend of $0.682 per share on Tuesday, October 29th. This represents a $2.73 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 30th. This is a boost from Bank of Nova Scotia's previous quarterly dividend of $0.65. View Bank of Nova Scotia's Dividend History.

How will Bank of Nova Scotia's stock buyback program work?

Bank of Nova Scotia declared that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Wednesday, February 14th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 27th. The bank reported $1.41 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.37 by $0.04. The bank had revenue of $7.66 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $7.86 billion. Bank of Nova Scotia had a net margin of 18.32% and a return on equity of 13.53%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.76 EPS. 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, November 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia.

What price target have analysts set for BNS?

9 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Bank of Nova Scotia's shares. Their predictions range from $62.00 to $88.00. On average, they expect Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price to reach $77.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.2% 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?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia in the last year. There are currently 6 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?

Press coverage about BNS stock has been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Bank of Nova Scotia earned a news sentiment score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely 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 increase in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 10,770,000 shares, an increase of 84.1% from the August 30th total of 5,850,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 881,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 12.2 days. Currently, 0.9% of the shares of the 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), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Intel (INTC), 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Addenda Capital Inc. (0.11%), Cardinal Capital Management Inc. (0.08%), Nexus Investment Management Inc. (0.04%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.02%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.02%) and JCIC Asset Management Inc. (0.01%).

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 Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., JCIC Asset Management Inc., Nexus Investment Management Inc., CLARET ASSET MANAGEMENT Corp, Gradient Investments LLC and Gulf International Bank UK Ltd.

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 Artemis Investment Management LLP, Advisor Partners LLC, Signaturefd LLC, Smithbridge Asset Management Inc. DE, Cardinal Capital Management Inc. and Nwam 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 $57.37.

How big of a company is Bank of Nova Scotia?

Bank of Nova Scotia has a market capitalization of $69.90 billion and generates $31.11 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $6.64 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.44 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:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  612 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  584 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,196
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 10/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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