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

$57.41
-0.15 (-0.26 %)
(As of 10/23/2019 01:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$57.32
Now: $57.41
$57.68
50-Day Range
$52.62
MA: $56.22
$57.67
52-Week Range
$48.34
Now: $57.41
$57.84
Volume748,547 shs
Average Volume790,286 shs
Market Capitalization$69.95 billion
P/E Ratio10.55
Dividend Yield4.73%
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$5.96 per share
Book Value$40.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.64 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees97,629
Outstanding Shares1,218,480,000
Market Cap$69.95 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 27th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.682 per share on Tuesday, October 29th. This represents a $2.73 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 30th. This is an increase 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 announced that its board has approved a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, February 14th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 27th. The bank reported $1.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.37 by $0.04. The bank had revenue of $7.66 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.86 billion. Bank of Nova Scotia had a net margin of 18.32% and a return on equity of 13.53%. The firm's revenue was up 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $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 brokerages 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 anticipate Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price to reach $77.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 34.1% 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?

Media stories about BNS stock have been trending somewhat negative on Tuesday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of 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 -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect 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 in the month of 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 trading volume, of 881,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 12.2 days. Currently, 0.9% 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), 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 a number of 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%), DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co (0.04%), Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.03%) and Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.02%).

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., Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Addenda Capital Inc., Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc., Baskin Financial Services Inc., JCIC Asset Management Inc. and Nexus Investment Management Inc..

Which institutional investors are buying Bank of Nova Scotia stock?

BNS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Howland Capital Management LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, John G Ullman & Associates Inc., DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co, Callahan Advisors LLC and Advisor Partners 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 $57.41.

How big of a company is Bank of Nova Scotia?

Bank of Nova Scotia has a market capitalization of $69.95 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:  614 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  587 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,201
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 10/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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