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NYSE:BNS

The Bank of Nova Scotia Dividend Yield, History & Payout Ratio

$64.57
+0.12 (+0.19 %)
(As of 10/18/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$64.23
$64.72
50-Day Range
$59.98
$64.82
52-Week Range
$40.28
$68.02
Volume822,479 shs
Average Volume1.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$78.46 billion
P/E Ratio11.49
Dividend Yield4.39%
Beta0.94

Dividend Summary

Dividend Yield
4.38%

Annual Dividend
$2.83

3-Year
Dividend Growth
10.86%

Dividend Payout Ratio
70.93%

Next
Dividend Payment
Oct. 27

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Dividend Payments by Month (or Quarter)

Dividend Yield Over Time


The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) vs. Its Competitors

TypeThe Bank of Nova ScotiaFinance CompaniesNYSE Companies
Annual Dividend$2.83$1.56$1.37
Dividend Yield4.38%4.56%2.77%
3 Year Dividend Growth10.86%53.74%41.41%

The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Payout Ratio Breakdown

TypePayout Ratio
Based on 12 Months of Earnings70.93%
Based on Next Year's Estimates45.50%
Based on This Year's Estimates47.01%
Based on Cashflow52.51%

The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/25/2021quarterly$0.70954.5%10/4/202110/5/202110/27/2021
6/2/2021quarterly$0.74504.2%7/2/20217/6/20217/28/2021
2/24/2021quarterly$0.71334.6%4/5/20214/6/20214/28/2021
12/1/2020Quarterly$0.67605.38%1/4/20211/5/20211/27/2021
8/26/2020quarterly$0.68146.3%10/5/202010/6/202010/28/2020
5/28/2020quarterly$0.65556.2%7/6/20207/7/20207/29/2020
2/26/2020quarterly$0.67725.1%4/6/20204/7/20204/28/2020
11/26/2019Quarterly$0.68404.85%1/6/20201/7/20201/29/2020
8/27/2019Quarterly$0.68205.3%9/30/201910/1/201910/29/2019
5/28/2019Quarterly$0.655.02%6/28/20197/2/20197/29/2019
2/26/2019Quarterly$0.66304.78%4/1/20194/2/20194/26/2019
11/27/2018Quarterly$0.64604.9%12/31/20181/2/20191/29/2019
8/29/2018quarterly$0.65394.45%10/1/201810/2/201810/29/2018
5/30/2018quarterly$0.63664.21%7/2/20187/3/20187/27/2018
2/28/2018quarterly$0.64544.17%4/2/20184/3/20184/26/2018
11/28/2017Quarterly$0.61703.91%12/29/20171/2/20181/29/2018
8/29/2017quarterly$0.62944.08%10/2/201710/3/201710/27/2017
5/31/2017quarterly$0.56353.99%6/29/20177/4/20177/27/2017
3/1/2017quarterly$0.57993.93%3/31/20174/4/20174/26/2017
11/30/2016quarterly$0.54853.97%12/29/20161/3/20171/27/2017
8/31/2016quarterly$0.57244.28%9/30/201610/4/201610/27/2016
6/1/2016quarterly$0.55474.47%6/30/20167/5/20167/27/2016
3/2/2016quarterly$0.52544.88%4/1/20164/5/20164/27/2016
12/2/2015quarterly$0.52654.69%12/31/20151/5/20161/27/2016
8/31/2015quarterly$0.52694.62%10/2/201510/6/201510/28/2015
5/29/2015quarterly$0.55224.19%7/2/20157/7/20157/29/2015
3/4/2015quarterly$0.54334.14%4/2/20154/7/20154/28/2015
12/8/2014quarterly$0.58194.1%1/2/20151/6/20151/28/2015
8/27/2014quarterly$0.60323.62%10/3/201410/7/201410/29/2014
5/27/2014$0.59036/30/20147/2/20147/29/2014
3/3/2014$0.57753/28/20144/1/20144/28/2014
12/6/2013quarterly$0.58253.93%1/3/20141/7/20141/29/2014
12/6/2013$0.58171/3/20141/7/20141/29/2014
8/28/2013quarterly$0.58954.28%9/27/201310/1/201310/29/2013
5/29/2013quarterly$0.58234.07%6/28/20137/2/20137/29/2013
3/5/2013quarterly$0.603.93%3/28/20134/2/20134/26/2013
12/10/2012quarterly$0.574.05%12/28/20121/2/20131/29/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)












The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Dividend Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Bank of Nova Scotia's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield for The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) is 4.38%. Learn more on BNS's dividend yield history

How much is The Bank of Nova Scotia's annual dividend?

The annual dividend for The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) is $2.83. Learn more on BNS's dividend details

How often does The Bank of Nova Scotia pay dividends?

The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) pays quarterly dividends to shareholders.

When is The Bank of Nova Scotia's next dividend payment?

The Bank of Nova Scotia's next quarterly dividend payment of $0.7095 per share will be made to shareholders on Wednesday, October 27, 2021.

When was The Bank of Nova Scotia's most recent dividend payment?

The Bank of Nova Scotia's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $0.7450 per share was made to shareholders on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Is The Bank of Nova Scotia's dividend growing?

Over the past three years, The Bank of Nova Scotia's dividend has grown by 10.86%.

When did The Bank of Nova Scotia last increase or decrease its dividend?

The most recent change in The Bank of Nova Scotia's dividend was a decrease of $0.0355 on Wednesday, August 25, 2021.

What is The Bank of Nova Scotia's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio for BNS is:
  • 70.93% based on the trailing year of earnings
  • 47.01% based on this year's estimates
  • 45.50% based on next year's estimates
  • 52.51% based on cash flow
This page was last updated on 10/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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