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Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Dividend Yield, Date & History

$46.74
+0.17 (+0.37%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

Dividend Summary

Dividend Yield
3.38%
Annual Dividend
$1.58
Dividend Increase
Track Record
1 Year
Annualized 3-Year
Dividend Growth
5.21%
Dividend Payout Ratio
34.96%
Next
Dividend Payment
Apr. 26
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Bank of Nova Scotia vs. The Competition

TypeBank of Nova ScotiaFinance CompaniesNYSE Companies
Annual Dividend$1.58$1.77$1.44
Dividend Yield3.38%1,068.38%362.76%
Annualized 3-Year Dividend Growth5.21%1,020.49%1,344.26%
Track Record1 year7 years9 years

Bank of Nova Scotia Dividend Payout Ratio

TypePayout Ratio
Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings34.96%
Based on This Year's Estimates32.24%
Based on Next Year's Estimates30.27%
Based on Cashflow25.45%

Bank of Nova Scotia Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/28/2024quarterly$0.78436.6%4/1/20244/2/20244/26/2024
11/29/2023quarterly$0.77737.1%1/2/20241/3/20241/29/2024
8/30/2023quarterly$0.78016.6%9/29/202310/3/202310/27/2023
5/25/2023quarterly$0.78516.2%7/3/20237/5/20237/27/2023
2/28/2023Quarterly$0.77406.26%4/3/20234/4/20234/26/2023
11/29/2022Quarterly$0.75605.89%1/3/20231/4/20231/27/2023
8/23/2022quarterly$0.78975.5%10/3/202210/4/202210/27/2022
5/25/2022Quarterly$0.80104.9%7/1/20227/5/20227/27/2022
3/2/2022quarterly$0.78844.3%4/4/20224/5/20224/27/2022
12/1/2021quarterly$0.78174.4%1/3/20221/4/20221/27/2022
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
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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)

Bank of Nova Scotia Dividend - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bank of Nova Scotia's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield for Bank of Nova Scotia is 3.38%. Learn more on BNS's dividend yield history.

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

The annual dividend for BNS shares is $1.58. Learn more on BNS's annual dividend history.

How often does Bank of Nova Scotia pay dividends?

Bank of Nova Scotia pays quarterly dividends to shareholders.

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

Bank of Nova Scotia's next quarterly dividend payment of $0.7843 per share will be made to shareholders on Friday, April 26, 2024.

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

Bank of Nova Scotia's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $0.7773 per share was made to shareholders on Monday, January 29, 2024.

When was Bank of Nova Scotia's most recent ex-dividend date?

Bank of Nova Scotia's most recent ex-dividend date was Monday, April 1, 2024.

Is Bank of Nova Scotia's dividend growing?

Over the past three years, the company's dividend has grown by an average of 5.21% per year.

What track record does Bank of Nova Scotia have of raising its dividend?

Bank of Nova Scotia has increased its dividend for 1 year.

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

The most recent change in the company's dividend was an increase of $0.0070 on Wednesday, February 28, 2024.

What is Bank of Nova Scotia's dividend payout ratio?
The dividend payout ratio for BNS is:
  • 34.96% based on the trailing year of earnings
  • 32.24% based on this year's estimates
  • 30.27% based on next year's estimates
  • 25.45% based on cash flow
This page (NYSE:BNS) was last updated on 4/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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