Bank of Nova Scotia Company Profile (TSE:BNS)

About Bank of Nova Scotia

Bank of Nova Scotia logoThe Bank of Nova Scotia (the Bank) is a Canada-based diversified financial institution. The Bank offered a range of products and services, including retail, commercial, corporate and investment banking to more than 21 million customers in more than 55 countries around the world. The Bank has four business lines: Canadian Banking, International Banking, Scotia Capital and Global Wealth Management. The Canadian Banking segment provided a range of banking and investing services to more than 7.7 million customers across Canada, through a network of 1,190 branches, 3,869 automated banking machine (ABMs), as well as telephone, Internet banking and third-party channels. International Banking includes Scotiabank's retail and commercial banking operations in more than 55 countries outside Canada. Global Wealth Management (GWM) consists of wealth management insurance and Global Transaction Banking businesses.

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  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: BNS
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $68.59
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $65.89
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $63.11
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.35
  • P/E Growth: 2.68
  • Market Cap: $82.73B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,202,814,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: C$68.25

Analysts' Ratings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/18/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetC$60.00 -> C$64.00View Rating Details
8/17/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual WeightC$55.00 -> C$60.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016DesjardinsBoost Price TargetBuyC$70.00 -> C$71.00View Rating Details
6/1/2016ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$69.00 -> C$71.00View Rating Details
6/1/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformC$72.00View Rating Details
6/1/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetC$64.00 -> C$66.00View Rating Details
5/17/2016CIBCBoost Price TargetC$61.00 -> C$65.00View Rating Details
5/3/2016CSFBBoost Price TargetC$62.00 -> C$72.00View Rating Details
5/3/2016Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetC$62.00 -> C$72.00View Rating Details
5/2/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetC$68.00 -> C$70.00View Rating Details
3/2/2016TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> BuyC$62.00 -> C$66.00View Rating Details
8/31/2015BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperformC$76.00 -> C$70.00View Rating Details
12/1/2014Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutralC$66.00 -> C$74.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/30/2016        
8/27/2014$1.41$1.86ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/28/2014$1.33$1.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.54 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20167$1.42$1.49$1.46
Q2 20168$1.42$1.45$1.44
Q3 20165$1.48$1.50$1.49
Q4 20165$1.43$1.53$1.48
Q1 20174$1.51$1.55$1.53
Q2 20174$1.47$1.52$1.50
Q3 20173$1.56$1.66$1.61
Q4 20173$1.59$1.68$1.64
Q1 20181$1.64$1.64$1.64
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/31/2016quarterlyC$0.724.52%6/30/20167/5/20167/27/2016
3/1/2016quarterlyC$0.724.56%4/1/20164/5/20164/27/2016
12/31/2015QuarterlyC$0.704.81%12/31/20151/27/20161/27/2016
8/28/2015quarterlyC$0.704.88%10/2/201510/6/201510/28/2015
5/29/2015quarterlyC$0.684.08%7/3/20157/7/20157/29/2015
3/3/2015quarterlyC$0.684.36%4/2/20154/7/20154/28/2015
12/5/2014quarterlyC$0.663.94%1/2/20151/6/20151/28/2015
8/26/2014quarterlyC$0.663.81%10/3/201410/7/201410/29/2014
5/27/2014quarterlyC$0.643.58%6/27/20147/2/20147/29/2014
3/4/2014quarterlyC$0.643.99%3/28/20144/1/20144/28/2014
1/3/2014QuarterlyC$0.623.76%1/3/20141/29/20141/29/2014
8/27/2013quarterlyC$0.6210/1/201310/29/2013
5/28/2013quarterlyC$0.607/2/20137/29/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/7/2016Sean McguckinInsiderSell4,000C$66.77C$267,080.00
12/18/2015Brian J PorterDirectorSell83,224C$56.28C$4,683,938.27
10/7/2015Sean McguckinInsiderSell1,144C$60.56C$69,277.67
9/2/2015Paul David SobeyDirectorBuy3,000C$58.40C$175,200.00
6/29/2015William Robert FattDirectorBuy3,100C$64.33C$199,423.00
4/7/2015Brian J PorterDirectorSell11,656C$63.55C$740,725.98
4/6/2015Stephen Peter HartInsiderSell14,201C$63.31C$899,127.79
4/2/2015Deborah AlexanderInsiderSell29,972C$63.18C$1,893,768.83
3/20/2015Susan Louise SegalDirectorBuy1,000C$63.70C$63,695.70
3/11/2015William Robert FattDirectorBuy2,650C$62.96C$166,848.51
3/10/2015Charles Harry DallaraDirectorBuy1,500C$63.48C$95,220.00
3/6/2015Brian J PorterDirectorSell100,000C$65.13C$6,513,120.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
DateHeadline
4-traders.com logoBank of Nova Scotia : quaterly earnings release (TSE:BNS)
www.4-traders.com - August 25 at 3:56 PM
publicnow.com logoScotiabank Puts GM and SCENE Strategic Partnerships to Work for Customers -- Two Co-Branded Credit Cards Take Top Billing in 2016 MoneySense Annual Credit Card Rankings (TSE:BNS)
www.publicnow.com - August 25 at 3:56 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Canada's Largest Banks Report Higher Earnings (TSE:BNS)
www.wsj.com - August 25 at 3:56 PM
mysmartrend.com logoWatch for Bank of Nova Scotia to Potentially Pullback After Gaining 1.26% Yesterday (TSE:BNS)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 24 at 3:54 PM
News IconThe Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) from Money Center Banks – Todays Top Gains (TSE:BNS)
twincountynews.com - August 24 at 3:54 PM
News IconBanks see shifting fortunes in SME market share data (TSE:BNS)
www.investmentexecutive.com - August 24 at 12:09 PM
News IconSeveral management officers at Scotia Group resign (TSE:BNS)
rjrnewsonline.com - August 24 at 12:09 PM
publicnow.com logoGlobal Auto Sales Accelerate to Record Highs: Scotiabank (TSE:BNS)
www.publicnow.com - August 23 at 4:00 PM
News IconStock Trading Above Moving Averages: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - Post News (TSE:BNS)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 23 at 8:04 AM
News IconShares Holding Above Moving Averages: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - Post News (TSE:BNS)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 19 at 4:35 PM
4-traders.com logoExclusive: Kinross to retreat from Chile, puts unit on the block: sources (TSE:BNS)
www.4-traders.com - August 18 at 4:03 PM
News IconLarge Cap Money Center Banks: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) (TSE:BNS)
twincountynews.com - August 17 at 12:04 PM
fool.ca logoBank of Nova Scotia Is an Income Investor's Best Friend - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:BNS)
www.fool.ca - August 16 at 12:29 PM
fool.ca logoDividends on Steroids: How to Get a 14.9% Yield From Bank of Nova Scotia - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:BNS)
www.fool.ca - August 15 at 11:07 AM
fool.ca logoShould Bank of Nova Scotia Be in Your TFSA? (TSE:BNS)
www.fool.ca - August 12 at 12:33 PM
seekingalpha.com logoScotiabank plans to exit Taiwan (TSE:BNS)
seekingalpha.com - August 10 at 3:21 PM
reuters.com logoUPDATE 2-Scotiabank plans Taiwan exit as Asia revamp continues (TSE:BNS)
uk.reuters.com - August 8 at 9:21 PM
reuters.com logoUPDATE 1-Bank of Nova Scotia planning to exit Taiwan market -Taiwan govt sources (TSE:BNS)
www.reuters.com - August 8 at 9:21 PM
bloomberg.com logoCanada Stocks Rise a Fourth Day as Oil Paces Commodities Rally (TSE:BNS)
washpost.bloomberg.com - August 8 at 3:57 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian Stocks Are Climbing On Commodity Strength -- Canadian Commentary (TSE:BNS)
www.nasdaq.com - August 8 at 3:57 PM
News IconIs The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS), a large market cap stock a smart buy? (TSE:BNS)
twincountynews.com - August 8 at 3:57 PM
reuters.com logoUPDATE 3-Scotiabank plans Taiwan exit as Asia revamp continues (TSE:BNS)
www.reuters.com - August 8 at 3:57 PM
business.financialpost.com logoBank of Nova Scotia plans to exit Taiwan market as part of Asia strategy shift (TSE:BNS)
business.financialpost.com - August 8 at 3:57 PM
News IconThe Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Near to Lift Curtain on July 2016 Earnings - The Voice Registrar (TSE:BNS)
voiceregistrar.com - August 5 at 3:54 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian Stocks Are Rising After Strong U.S. Jobs Report -- Canadian Commentary (TSE:BNS)
www.nasdaq.com - August 5 at 12:19 PM
News IconUpdate on The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) for the day (TSE:BNS)
twincountynews.com - August 4 at 4:01 PM
tradecalls.org logoDorchester Wealth Management Co Lowers stake in Bank of Nova ... - Trade Calls (TSE:BNS)
www.tradecalls.org - July 31 at 3:48 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Canada Regulator Reaches No-Contest Settlement with Scotiabank Units (TSE:BNS)
www.wsj.com - July 29 at 4:45 PM
News IconThe Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) – Top Stock from Financial Sector - The Daily Leicester (TSE:BNS)
thedailyleicester.com - July 28 at 4:56 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Potash: what's next for one of the world's key fertilisers (TSE:BNS)
ad.doubleclick.net - July 27 at 2:33 AM
tradecalls.org logoMontrusco Bolton Investments buys $64308414 stake in Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) - Trade Calls (TSE:BNS)
www.tradecalls.org - July 26 at 3:47 PM
fool.ca logoIs Bank of Nova Scotia (USA) a Buy-and-Hold-Forever Stock? | The ... - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:BNS)
www.fool.ca - July 25 at 4:27 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoShaking up Scotiabank: Brian Porter's vision for a bank of the future (TSE:BNS)
www.theglobeandmail.com - July 24 at 8:37 AM
News IconFirms and Funds Increasing Their Stake in The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - Engelwood Daily (TSE:BNS)
www.engelwooddaily.com - July 23 at 3:51 PM
News IconShares Stumbling of Late: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - TGP (TSE:BNS)
telanaganapress.com - July 23 at 8:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBrookfield Canada Office Properties Enters Into Agreement With Scotiabank to Lease 140,000 Square Feet at Brookfield Place Calgary (TSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - July 22 at 1:05 PM
fool.ca logoBank of Nova Scotia: Buy This Forever Stock for Your Grandkids (TSE:BNS)
www.fool.ca - July 21 at 9:27 PM
News IconUpdate on The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) for the day - Twin County News (TSE:BNS)
twincountynews.com - July 21 at 3:55 PM
fool.ca logoBank of Nova Scotia: Buy This Forever Stock for Your Grandkids - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:BNS)
www.fool.ca - July 21 at 3:55 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian Stocks Have Reversed Early Losses -- Canadian Commentary (TSE:BNS)
www.nasdaq.com - July 20 at 11:56 AM
4-traders.com logoBLADEX FOREIGN TRADE BANK OF LATIN A : co-leads successful syndication of a US$1.. (TSE:BNS)
www.4-traders.com - July 19 at 9:17 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoCanada creates $200-billion in housing wealth, but at what cost? (TSE:BNS)
www.theglobeandmail.com - July 18 at 8:55 AM
fiscalstandard.com logoNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Bank Of Nova Scotia (The) (NYSE:BNS) - Fiscal Standard (TSE:BNS)
www.fiscalstandard.com - July 17 at 3:47 PM
News IconIntact Investment Management INC Decreased Stake in Bank N S Halifax (NYSE:BNS) by $36.90 Million as Shares Rose - Consumer Eagle (TSE:BNS)
www.consumereagle.com - July 15 at 8:11 PM
reuters.com logoFitch Affirms Bank of Nova Scotia's Structured Covered Bonds at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable - Reuters (TSE:BNS)
www.reuters.com - July 15 at 2:31 PM
News IconThe Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) from Money Center Banks – Todays Top Gains - Twin County News (TSE:BNS)
twincountynews.com - July 15 at 2:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThailand's Thanachart Capital Q2 profit rises on lower provisions (TSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - July 15 at 8:15 AM
reuters.com logoFitch Affirms Bank of Nova Scotia's Structured Covered Bonds at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable (TSE:BNS)
www.reuters.com - July 14 at 9:23 PM
fool.ca logoExtreme Income Alert: Get an 18.4% Yield From Bank of Nova Scotia - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:BNS)
www.fool.ca - July 14 at 3:58 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian Stocks Are Nearly Flat After Early Gains Erode -- Canadian Commentary (TSE:BNS)
www.nasdaq.com - July 13 at 12:00 PM

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Last Updated on 8/25/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff