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

$54.99
-1.17 (-2.08 %)
(As of 02/24/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$54.88
Now: $54.99
$55.43
50-Day Range
$54.35
MA: $55.65
$56.65
52-Week Range
$50.36
Now: $54.99
$58.22
Volume1.07 million shs
Average Volume731,723 shs
Market Capitalization$66.71 billion
P/E Ratio10.95
Dividend Yield4.93%
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$6.16 per share
Book Value$41.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.31 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees101,813
Outstanding Shares1,213,115,000
Market Cap$66.71 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2020 (Confirmed)
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 Tuesday, November 26th. Stockholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.98%. 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 were Bank of Nova Scotia's earnings last quarter?

Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) released its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 26th. The bank reported $1.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.38 by $0.44. The bank earned $7.98 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.98 billion. Bank of Nova Scotia had a net margin of 17.99% and a return on equity of 13.65%. Bank of Nova Scotia's quarterly revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter 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.

How can I listen to Bank of Nova Scotia's earnings call?

Bank of Nova Scotia will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 25th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for BNS?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices 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 share price to reach $76.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 39.1% 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?

News articles about BNS stock have trended neutral this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Bank of Nova Scotia earned a daily sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the bank a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company'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 increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 7,880,000 shares, an increase of 50.1% from the January 15th total of 5,250,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 738,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 10.7 days. Approximately 0.7% of the company's shares 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), Royal Bank of Canada (RY), AT&T (T), Emera (EMA), Timbercreek Financial (TF), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET) and Pfizer (PFE).

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 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 institutional 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 institutional investors are buying Bank of Nova Scotia stock?

BNS stock was acquired 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 $54.99.

How big of a company is Bank of Nova Scotia?

Bank of Nova Scotia has a market capitalization of $66.71 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:  674 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  666 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,340
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 2/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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