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

$53.41
-1.01 (-1.86 %)
(As of 02/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$52.68
Now: $53.41
$53.88
50-Day Range
$54.35
MA: $55.59
$56.40
52-Week Range
$50.36
Now: $53.41
$58.22
Volume2.34 million shs
Average Volume799,090 shs
Market Capitalization$64.79 billion
P/E Ratio10.43
Dividend Yield5.09%
Beta1.08
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$6.17 per share
Book Value$41.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.31 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees101,813
Outstanding Shares1,213,115,000
Market Cap$64.79 billion
Next Earnings Date5/26/2020 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 26th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, April 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.6772 per share on Tuesday, April 28th. This represents a $2.71 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 6th. 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 earnings results on Tuesday, February, 25th. The bank reported $1.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.34 by $0.49. The bank had revenue of $6.17 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $6.26 billion. Bank of Nova Scotia had a return on equity of 13.77% and a net margin of 18.06%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.75 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, May 26th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia.

What price target have analysts set for BNS?

8 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Bank of Nova Scotia's shares. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price to reach $77.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 44.2% 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?

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 negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Bank of Nova Scotia earned a media sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock'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 February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 5,350,000 shares, a drop of 32.1% from the January 30th total of 7,880,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 749,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 7.1 days. Approximately 0.4% of the company's shares 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), AT&T (T), Royal Bank of Canada (RY), Emera (EMA), Timbercreek Financial (TF), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include TD Asset Management Inc. (2.39%), Toronto Dominion Bank (2.09%), CIBC World Markets Inc. (1.78%), Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd (1.31%), 1832 Asset Management L.P. (1.30%) and Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd. (1.04%).

Which major investors are selling Bank of Nova Scotia stock?

BNS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Toronto Dominion Bank, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Fiera Capital Corp, QV Investors Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Highstreet Asset Management Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC and Guardian Capital LP.

Which major investors are buying Bank of Nova Scotia stock?

BNS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., M&G Investment Management Ltd., Value Partner Investments Inc., Cardinal Capital Management Inc., Credit Suisse AG, Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc. and 1832 Asset Management L.P..

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 $53.41.

How big of a company is Bank of Nova Scotia?

Bank of Nova Scotia has a market capitalization of $64.79 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:  676 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  667 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,343
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 2/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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