Bank of Nova Scotia Company Profile (TSE:BNS)

About Bank of Nova Scotia

Bank of Nova Scotia logoThe Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank or the Bank) is an international bank and a financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and parts of Asia. The Company's segments include Canadian Banking, International Banking, Global Banking and Markets (GBM), and Other. The Bank offers range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. The Bank's Canadian Banking segment provides a suite of financial advice and banking solutions to retail, small business, commercial and wealth management customers in Canada. The Bank's International Banking segment provides a range of financial products, solutions and advice to retail and commercial customers in select regions outside of Canada. The Bank's Global Banking and Markets segment provides clients with corporate banking, investment banking and capital markets solutions.

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  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: BNS
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $81.99
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $77.96
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $72.77
  • 52-Week Range: C$1,208,151,000.00 - C$51.91
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.19
  • P/E Growth: 1.90
  • Market Cap: $98.85B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,208,151,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.73)
Consensus Price Target: C$81.29

Analysts' Ratings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/15/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetC$82.00 -> C$83.00View Rating Details
2/13/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetC$68.00 -> C$73.00View Rating Details
2/3/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperformC$90.00View Rating Details
1/30/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetC$78.00 -> C$87.00View Rating Details
1/30/2017RBC Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetC$78.00 -> C$87.00View 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
12/21/2016DesjardinsBoost Price TargetC$80.00 -> C$81.00View Rating Details
12/8/2016TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetC$83.00 -> C$87.00View Rating Details
11/30/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetC$72.00 -> C$75.00View Rating Details
11/30/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetC$69.00 -> C$77.00View Rating Details
9/14/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetC$70.00 -> C$76.00View Rating Details
5/3/2016Credit Suisse GroupBoost 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 2/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/28/2017        
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: $6.40 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$1.48$1.54$1.52
Q1 20175$1.51$1.60$1.55
Q2 20175$1.48$1.61$1.54
Q3 20175$1.54$1.69$1.60
Q4 20175$1.53$1.70$1.61
Q1 20182$1.64$1.77$1.71
Q2 20181$1.76$1.76$1.76
Q3 20181$1.84$1.84$1.84
Q4 20181$1.85$1.85$1.85
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/29/2016quarterlyC$0.743.88%12/29/20161/3/20171/27/2017
8/30/2016quarterlyC$0.744.18%9/30/201610/4/201610/27/2016
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
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

Latest Headlines for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
DateHeadline
News IconBank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Rating Fixed At 2 - Stock Observer (TSE:BNS)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 18 at 3:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRBC, Scotiabank Get Highest Rankings on Canada Fintech Efforts (TSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 6:10 PM
News IconTrading Radar: Checking Technicals for The Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) - Davidson Register (TSE:BNS)
davidsonregister.com - February 16 at 4:03 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoWhat Scotiabank is telling clients about the (soon-to-lose-a-nickel) loonie - The Globe and Mail (TSE:BNS)
www.theglobeandmail.com - February 16 at 4:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCalgary Jr. Inferno Girls Hockey Team wins "Scotiabank Heroes of Hockey Day" (TSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 4:03 PM
gurufocus.com logoIntact Investment Management Inc. Buys Bank of Nova Scotia, Algonquin Power & Utilities, Rogers Communications ... - GuruFocus.com (TSE:BNS)
www.gurufocus.com - February 16 at 8:49 AM
theglobeandmail.com logoWhat Scotiabank is telling clients about the (soon-to-lose-a-nickel) loonie (TSE:BNS)
www.theglobeandmail.com - February 16 at 8:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMEDIA ADVISORY - Scotiabank brings Canada's celebration of hockey to CFB Borden (TSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 4:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMEDIA ADVISORY - Scotiabank brings Canada's celebration of hockey to Regina (TSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 4:36 PM
nasdaq.com logoBNS Crosses Above Average Analyst Target - Nasdaq (TSE:BNS)
www.nasdaq.com - February 10 at 3:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank to Announce First Quarter Results (TSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 4:11 PM
News IconBank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Price Target Expected At $60.506 - Transcript Daily (TSE:BNS)
transcriptdaily.com - February 8 at 4:10 PM
News IconWhat are the Levels Indicating for This Stock: The Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS) - Davidson Register (TSE:BNS)
davidsonregister.com - February 7 at 4:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Scotiabank Photography Award presents its 2017 longlist (TSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank celebrates grand opening of new branch in Montreal (TSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX up as Fed hike talk boosts banks; energy stocks fall (TSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:59 PM
News IconADX Update on These Shares: The Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:BNS)
rivesjournal.com - February 7 at 2:04 AM
News IconBank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) EPS Projection Set At $1.37 - Transcript Daily (TSE:BNS)
transcriptdaily.com - February 7 at 2:04 AM
News IconBank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) News Impact Score At 0 - Stock Observer (TSE:BNS)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 7 at 2:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank Donates $15,000 to Relief Efforts in Northeastern New Brunswick (TSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 6 at 4:00 PM
News IconScotiabank Spending $1 Bln On Digital Tech (TSE:BNS)
xboxonezone.com - February 4 at 4:04 PM
News IconChart Inspection on Shares of The Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:BNS)
rivesjournal.com - February 3 at 9:09 PM
News IconBank Of Nova Scotia Focuses On New Digital Technology (TSE:BNS)
www.pymnts.com - February 3 at 4:09 PM
News IconCanadian Bank Nova Scotia Boosts Competition with New FinTech Facility (TSE:BNS)
www.cryptocoinsnews.com - February 3 at 4:09 PM
News IconFocusing on the Numbers for The Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:BNS)
rivesjournal.com - February 2 at 9:14 PM
business.financialpost.com logoBank of Nova Scotia says its new digital initiatives will cut costs and increase profits (TSE:BNS)
business.financialpost.com - February 2 at 4:09 PM
4-traders.com logoBank of Nova Scotia : Scotiabank Provides Digital Banking Update (TSE:BNS)
www.4-traders.com - February 2 at 4:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank Provides Digital Banking Update (TSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 4:09 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank to invest $1 billion in digital technology (TSE:BNS)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 4:09 PM
News IconSpot-check on CCI and RSI for The Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:BNS)
rivesjournal.com - January 30 at 3:52 PM
News IconInvestor Sphere: Keeping an Eye on Levels for The Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS) - Springdale Times (TSE:BNS)
springdaletimes.com - January 29 at 3:57 PM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) (TSE:BNS)
twincountynews.com - January 28 at 3:59 PM
nasdaq.com logoScotiabank seeks advantage over rivals with new fintech space - Nasdaq (TSE:BNS)
www.nasdaq.com - January 27 at 4:56 PM
fool.ca logoBank of Nova Scotia Fails to Make the Cut - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:BNS)
www.fool.ca - January 27 at 4:56 PM
business.financialpost.com logoBank of Nova Scotia unveils ‘digital factories’ to boost online and mobile capabilities (TSE:BNS)
business.financialpost.com - January 27 at 2:45 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank seeks advantage over rivals with new fintech space (TSE:BNS)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 2:45 AM
News IconWhat are the Technical Charts Saying About The Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:BNS)
rivesjournal.com - January 26 at 9:43 PM
News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) - Wall Street Beacon (TSE:BNS)
wsbeacon.com - January 26 at 3:01 AM
business.financialpost.com logoCanada’s big corporations are teaming up to help AI startups keep global edge (TSE:BNS)
business.financialpost.com - January 25 at 9:59 PM
4-traders.com logoBank of Nova Scotia : Scotiabank supports NextAI in latest move to build artificial intelligence ecosystem in Canada (TSE:BNS)
www.4-traders.com - January 25 at 4:59 PM
News IconChart Trading: Viewing CCI and ADX Levels for The Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:BNS)
rivesjournal.com - January 25 at 4:59 PM
News IconScotiabank joins RBC in sponsoring new AI-focused program (TSE:BNS)
www.investmentexecutive.com - January 25 at 4:59 PM
News IconChecking Share Average and RSI Levels on The Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS) - Market Point (TSE:BNS)
mtptnews.com - January 25 at 4:59 PM
News IconPcj Investment Counsel LTD Has Trimmed Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS) Holding as Stock Price Rose - The Randolph Guide (TSE:BNS)
randolphguide.com - January 25 at 4:59 PM
News IconAre Analysts Predicting a Near-Term Upswing For Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)? - Wall Street Beacon (TSE:BNS)
wsbeacon.com - January 24 at 4:32 PM
News IconWatching Technical Levels on Shares of The Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:BNS)
rivesjournal.com - January 24 at 4:32 PM
4-traders.com logoBank of Nova Scotia : Scotiabank donates $1 million to support families at London Health Sciences Centre (TSE:BNS)
www.4-traders.com - January 20 at 5:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank donates $1 million to support families at London Health Sciences Centre (TSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 5:03 PM
News IconInvestor Lookout: Technical Indicator Watch for The Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:BNS)
rivesjournal.com - January 19 at 5:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRecord global auto sales expected in 2017: Scotiabank (TSE:BNS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 5:03 PM

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 29th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 3rd will be given a dividend of 0.74 per share on Friday, January 27th. This represents a $2.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 29th.

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

11 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Bank of Nova Scotia's stock. Their forecasts range from C$72.00 to C$90.00. On average, they expect Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price to reach C$81.29 in the next twelve months.

When will Bank of Nova Scotia announce their earnings?

Bank of Nova Scotia is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February, 28th 2017.

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$81.82.

Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) Chart for Monday, February, 20, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)

Last Updated on 2/20/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff