Bank of Nova Scotia Company Profile (TSE:BNS)

About Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)

Bank of Nova Scotia logoThe Bank of Nova Scotia is an international bank and a financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and Asia-Pacific. The Bank offers a range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. Its segments include Canadian Banking, which provides a suite of financial advice and banking solutions to retail, small business, commercial and wealth management customers in Canada; International Banking, which provides a range of financial products, solutions and advice to retail and commercial customers in select regions outside of Canada; Global Banking and Markets, which provides corporate banking, investment banking, capital markets and transaction banking solutions, and Other, which represents smaller operating segments, including Group Treasury.

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  • Symbol: TSE:BNS
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Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$91.26 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,209,027,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$76.58
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$76.62
  • 52 Week Range: C$62.36 - C$82.30
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.78
  • P/E Growth: 1.28
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$24.43 billion
  • Price / Sales: 3.74
  • Book Value: C$43.87 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.72
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 4.0%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 2.97 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 17.06
 

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

What is Bank of Nova Scotia's stock symbol?

Bank of Nova Scotia trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 4th will be given a dividend of 0.76 per share on Wednesday, April 26th. This represents a $3.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 31st. This is a boost from Bank of Nova Scotia's previous quarterly dividend of $0.74. View Bank of Nova Scotia's Dividend History.

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

Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 26th. The company reported $1.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.41 by $0.45. The company had revenue of $6.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.93 billion. View Bank of Nova Scotia's Earnings History.

When will Bank of Nova Scotia make its next earnings announcement?

Bank of Nova Scotia is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May, 30th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia.

Where is Bank of Nova Scotia's stock going? Where will Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price be in 2017?

10 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Bank of Nova Scotia's shares. Their forecasts range from C$75.00 to C$89.00. On average, they anticipate Bank of Nova Scotia's share price to reach C$83.25 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia.

Who are some of Bank of Nova Scotia's key competitors?

How do I buy Bank of Nova Scotia stock?

Shares of Bank of Nova Scotia and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Bank of Nova Scotia stock cost?

One share of Bank of Nova Scotia stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$75.48.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: C$83.25

Analysts' Ratings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/18/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformC$86.00View Rating Details
3/7/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetNeutral -> OutperformC$83.00 -> C$86.00View Rating Details
3/1/2017TD SecuritiesDowngradeAction List Buy -> BuyC$88.00View Rating Details
3/1/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperformC$89.00View Rating Details
3/1/2017DesjardinsBoost Price TargetBuyC$83.00 -> C$86.00View Rating Details
3/1/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetC$73.00 -> C$78.00View Rating Details
2/20/2017National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
2/21/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetC$77.00 -> C$85.00View Rating Details
1/17/2017CSFBBoost Price TargetC$78.00 -> C$80.00View Rating Details
1/13/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetC$80.00 -> C$84.00View Rating Details
12/22/2016Dundee SecuritiesBoost Price TargetC$83.00 -> C$86.00View Rating Details
9/14/2016Citigroup IncBoost Price TargetC$70.00 -> C$76.00View Rating Details
5/3/2016Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetC$62.00 -> C$72.00View Rating Details
8/31/2015BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperformC$76.00 -> C$70.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
Earnings by Quarter for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/30/2017        
8/26/2014$1.41$1.86$5.93 billion$6.58 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/27/2014$1.33$1.40$5.62 billion$5.81 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.40
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.11
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20175$1.51$1.60$1.56
Q2 20175$1.48$1.61$1.55
Q3 20175$1.56$1.71$1.63
Q4 20175$1.59$1.76$1.66
Q1 20183$1.64$1.78$1.71
Q2 20181$1.73$1.73$1.73
Q3 20181$1.83$1.83$1.83
Q4 20181$1.84$1.84$1.84
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/28/2017quarterly$0.763.83%3/31/20174/4/20174/26/2017
11/29/2016quarterly$0.743.88%12/29/20161/3/20171/27/2017
8/30/2016quarterly$0.744.18%9/30/201610/4/201610/27/2016
5/31/2016quarterly$0.724.52%6/30/20167/5/20167/27/2016
3/1/2016quarterly$0.724.56%4/1/20164/5/20164/27/2016
12/31/2015Quarterly$0.704.81%12/31/20151/27/20161/27/2016
8/28/2015quarterly$0.704.88%10/2/201510/6/201510/28/2015
5/29/2015quarterly$0.684.08%7/3/20157/7/20157/29/2015
3/3/2015quarterly$0.684.36%4/2/20154/7/20154/28/2015
12/5/2014quarterly$0.663.94%1/2/20151/6/20151/28/2015
8/26/2014quarterly$0.663.81%10/3/201410/7/201410/29/2014
5/27/2014quarterly$0.643.58%6/27/20147/2/20147/29/2014
3/4/2014quarterly$0.643.99%3/28/20144/1/20144/28/2014
1/3/2014Quarterly$0.623.76%1/3/20141/29/20141/29/2014
8/27/2013quarterly$0.6210/1/201310/29/2013
5/28/2013quarterly$0.607/2/20137/29/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/6/2017Kyle McnamaraInsiderSell4,280C$78.75C$337,050.00
4/5/2017Andrew BranionInsiderSell10,252C$78.66C$806,422.32
3/6/2017Brian J PorterDirectorSell40,000C$80.22C$3,208,800.00
9/8/2016Brian J PorterDirectorSell25,176C$70.17C$1,766,599.92
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

Headline Trends for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
Latest Headlines for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logo$500,000 Raised at Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 12:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 7:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Expected to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $6.48 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 10:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia Lowered by Cormark (BNS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 7:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCommunity spirit will fuel two-day Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 12:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank recognized as Latin American Retail Bank of the Year
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 4:32 PM
bloomberg.com logoBento Sushi Said to Work With Scotia, CIBC on Potential IPO
www.bloomberg.com - May 11 at 4:35 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanada bank downgrade rings alarm bells on consumer debt, housing - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 11 at 4:34 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanada bank downgrade rings alarm bells on consumer debt, housing - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 11 at 4:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank to Announce Second Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 4:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUniversity of Windsor Students Named National Champions of Youth Empowerment
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 4:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRyerson University Students Named National Champions of the Environment
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 4:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoResearch Reports Initiated on Financials Stocks: The Toronto-Dominion Bank, Royal Bank of Canada, Home Capital Group, and The Bank of Nova Scotia
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 8:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo$1.5 Million Raised at 12th Annual Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer's™ in support of Baycrest
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 3:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDesjardins Equities Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 6:52 PM
nasdaq.com logoGlencore in talks to sell Peru, other mining royalties -sources - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 3 at 4:03 PM
fool.ca logoBank of Nova Scotia: Time to Buy the Dip? - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - April 28 at 4:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 11:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Stanley Cup® and Hockey Stars to Arrive in Eight Communities in Nunavut
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 3:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNew record of $1.25 million raised at Banque Scotia 21k de Montréal
finance.yahoo.com - April 23 at 4:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo/R E P E A T -- Media Alert/Photo-Op: Runners Taking over Parc Jean Drapeau for Banque Scotia 21K de Montréal Running Festival/
finance.yahoo.com - April 22 at 10:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank of Canada Reiterates "C$86.00" Price Target for Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 3:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHappy Birthday Canada! 150 Bags of New Hockey Equipment for Nunavut Young People
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 4:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGTA students to compete in Money Fair showcase in celebration of 'Talk With Our Kids About Money Day'
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 4:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCommunity spirit will fuel two-day Banque Scotia 21k de Montréal running festival
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 4:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank Showcases Progress on CSR strategy: Better Future, Better Off
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 12:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEvolving U.S. trade policy: What's at stake for the NAFTA zone?
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 12:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Insider Kyle Mcnamara Sells 4,280 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 8:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank CEO Brian Porter discusses the importance of global trade and Canada's role in developing the "digital economy" at 185th Annual Meeting of Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank Announces Election of Directors
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRising momentum trumps policy uncertainty: Scotiabank Economics Global Outlook
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Ryerson Image Centre kicks off the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, April 28, 7-11 pm
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX gets moderate lift from financials, energy firms
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Insider Sells C$806,422.32 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 10:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSavvy Quebecers well informed when it comes to mortgages and home buying
finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 4:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo1832 Asset Management L.P. Announces Portfolio Advisor Change
finance.yahoo.com - March 31 at 4:07 PM
nasdaq.com logoBank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 31, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 31 at 2:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank boosts support for AI with a $5 million donation
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 4:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 12:58 PM
nasdaq.com logoCash Dividend On The Way From Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS)
www.nasdaq.com - March 29 at 4:17 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoSpeculators turn ugly on the loonie in wrenching shift
www.theglobeandmail.com - March 27 at 11:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank and Cardtronics Renew 7-Eleven Canada ABM Agreement
finance.yahoo.com - March 23 at 4:25 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Scotiabank announces specific share repurchase program as part of its Normal Course Issuer Bid
www.reuters.com - March 21 at 9:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank celebrates new branch opening in South Winnipeg
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 4:18 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoTax Toronto home-flippers, not foreign buyers, Scotiabank says
www.theglobeandmail.com - March 20 at 11:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank's Sean McGuckin to Speak at National Bank's Financial Services Conference
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 11:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank funds $2-million cybersecurity and financial data initiative at UBC
finance.yahoo.com - March 13 at 11:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank Announces Redemption of Preferred Shares Series 17
finance.yahoo.com - March 10 at 4:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank supports student success with $400,000 gift
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 4:01 PM
nasdaq.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX notches 1-week high as oil rallies, Yellen signals hike - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 3 at 8:16 PM

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