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QQQ   386.20
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DOW   35,227.03
QQQ   386.20
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DOW   35,227.03
QQQ   386.20

Bank of Nova Scotia Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.84 (+1.00%)
(As of 12/6/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
6.20 million shs
Average Volume
3.95 million shs
Market Capitalization
C$103.04 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Bank of Nova Scotia

The Bank of Nova Scotia provides various banking products and services in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Colombia, the Caribbean and Central America, and internationally. It operates through Canadian Banking, International Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Wealth Management segments. 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 insurance to individuals; and business banking solutions comprising lending, deposit, cash management, and trade finance solutions to small businesses and commercial customers, including automotive financing solutions to dealers and their customers. It also provides wealth management advice and solutions, including online brokerage, mobile investment, full-service brokerage, trust, private banking, and private investment counsel services; and retail mutual funds, exchange traded funds, liquid alternative funds, and institutional funds. In addition, the company offers international banking services for retail, corporate, and commercial customers; and lending and transaction, investment banking advisory, and capital markets access services to corporate customers. Further, it provides Internet, mobile, and telephone banking services. The company operates a network of 952 branches and approximately 3,540 automated banking machines in Canada; and approximately 1,400 branches, 5,200 ATMs, and 22 contact centers internationally. The Bank of Nova Scotia was founded in 1832 and is headquartered in Halifax, Canada.


Scotia Wealth Management to sponsor Chile Open
December 6, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) Price Target Raised to C$99.00
December 1, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) Price Target Raised to C$95.00
December 1, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Earnings Preview For Bank of Nova Scotia
November 29, 2021 |  benzinga.com
Why Earnings Season Could Be Great for Scotiabank (BNS)
November 26, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Money Center Banks
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
C$29.44 billion
Cash Flow
C$329.81 per share
Book Value
C$57.60 per share


Pretax Margin




Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
C$103.04 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.16 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Bank of Nova Scotia a buy right now?

10 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Bank of Nova Scotia stock.
View analyst ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia
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How has Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Bank of Nova Scotia's stock was trading at C$58.48 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BNS stock has increased by 44.9% and is now trading at C$84.76.
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When is Bank of Nova Scotia's next earnings date?

Bank of Nova Scotia is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 22nd 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Bank of Nova Scotia

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

The Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 28th. The bank reported $1.65 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.68 by $0.03. The bank earned $6.81 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.05 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.58 earnings per share.
View Bank of Nova Scotia's earnings history

How often does Bank of Nova Scotia pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Bank of Nova Scotia?

Bank of Nova Scotia declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 4th will be paid a dividend of 1.00 per share on Thursday, January 27th. This represents a $4.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.72%. This is an increase from Bank of Nova Scotia's previous quarterly dividend of C$0.90.
View Bank of Nova Scotia's dividend history

Is Bank of Nova Scotia a good dividend stock?

Bank of Nova Scotia pays an annual dividend of C$3.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.77%. BNS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Bank of Nova Scotia is 46.75%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
View Bank of Nova Scotia's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for BNS?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Bank of Nova Scotia's shares. Their forecasts range from C$79.30 to C$99.00. On average, they expect Bank of Nova Scotia's share price to reach C$88.78 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Bank of Nova Scotia's key executives?

Bank of Nova Scotia's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Brian Johnston Porter B.Com., A.M.P., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63, Pay $3.45M)
  • Mr. Rajagopal Viswanathan, Group Head & CFO
  • Mr. Ignacio Deschamps, Group Head of International Banking & Digital Transformation
  • Mr. Daniel Llewellyn Rees, Group Head of Canadian Banking
  • Mr. Jake Lawrence, CEO & Group Head of Global Banking and Markets
  • Ms. Tracy Bryan, Exec. VP of Global Operations
  • Mr. James A. Neate, Pres & Group Head of Corp. and Investment Banking
  • Dr. Michael Zerbs, Group Head of Technology & Operations
  • Mr. Philip Stephen Watson Smith, Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Ian Arellano, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel

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 Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Freehold Royalties (FRU), Enbridge (ENB), Royal Bank of Canada (RY), Intact Financial (IFC), Constellation Software (CSU), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM), Emera (EMA), Pembina Pipeline (PPL) and BCE (BCE).

What is Bank of Nova Scotia's stock symbol?

Bank of Nova Scotia trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "BNS."

How do I buy shares of Bank of Nova Scotia?

Shares of BNS and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through an online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the Canadian stock market include BMO InvestorLine, CIBC Investor's Edge, Desjardins Online Brokerage, HSBC InvestDirect, Laurentian Bank Discount Brokerage, National Bank Direct Brokerage, Qtrade Investor, Questrade, RBC Direct Investing, Scotia iTrade, TD Direct Investing, and Virtual Brokers.
Compare Top Brokerages Here.

What is Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price today?

One share of BNS stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$84.76.

How much money does Bank of Nova Scotia make?

Bank of Nova Scotia has a market capitalization of C$103.04 billion and generates C$29.44 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Bank of Nova Scotia have?

Bank of Nova Scotia employs 2,018 workers across the globe.

What is Bank of Nova Scotia's official website?

The official website for Bank of Nova Scotia is www.scotiabank.com.

Where are Bank of Nova Scotia's headquarters?

Bank of Nova Scotia is headquartered at 44 King St W, TORONTO, ON M5H 1H1, Canada.

How can I contact Bank of Nova Scotia?

Bank of Nova Scotia's mailing address is 44 King St W, TORONTO, ON M5H 1H1, Canada. The bank can be reached via phone at +1-416-8666161.

This page was last updated on 12/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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