TSE:BNS - Bank of Nova Scotia Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started C$70.97 -0.12 (-0.17 %) (As of 11/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseC$70.97Today's RangeC$70.55 - C$71.0752-Week RangeC$69.01 - C$85.50Volume1.29 million shsAverage Volume2.11 million shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E Ratio10.52Dividend Yield4.80%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email The Bank of Nova Scotia provides various financial services in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and the Asia-Pacific. It offers financial advice and solutions, and day-to-day banking products, including debit and credit cards, chequing and saving accounts, investments, mortgages, loans, and related creditor insurance to individuals and small businesses; and commercial banking solutions comprising lending, deposit, cash management, and trade finance solutions to medium and large businesses, including automotive dealers and their customers. The company also provides a suite of investment and wealth management advice, services, products, and solutions to customers, as well as advisors. Its asset management business focuses on developing investment solutions for retail and institutional investors; and wealth management solutions include private customer, online brokerage, full-service brokerage, pension, and institutional customer services. In addition, the company offers corporate lending; trade finance and cash management; investment banking services comprising corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions; fixed income and equity underwriting, sales, trading, and research services; prime brokerage and stock lending services; foreign exchange sales and trading services; commodity derivatives; precious and base metals sales, trading, financing, and physical services; and collateral management services for corporate, government, and institutional investor clients, as well as international banking services for retail, corporate, and commercial customers. Further, it provides mobile, Internet, and telephone banking services. The company operates a network of 963 branches and approximately 3,600 automated banking machines in Canada; and approximately 1,800 branches internationally, as well as contact and business support centers. The Bank of Nova Scotia was founded in 1832 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Receive BNS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BNS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange TSE Industry Money Center Banks Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolTSE:BNS Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.scotiabank.com Phone+1-416-8666161 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/A Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.52 Forward P/E Ratio9.50 P/E Growth1.37 Sales & Book Value Annual SalesC$25.58 billion Price / Sales3.42 Cash FlowC$208.33 per share Price / Cash0.34 Book ValueC$49.32 per share Price / Book1.44 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/A Miscellaneous Employees96,988 Outstanding Shares1,231,732,000Market CapC$0.00 OptionableOptionable Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) Frequently Asked Questions 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 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, August 28th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 2nd will be given a dividend of 0.85 per share on Monday, October 29th. This represents a $3.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.79%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 1st. This is a boost from Bank of Nova Scotia's previous quarterly dividend of $0.82. View Bank of Nova Scotia's Dividend History. How were Bank of Nova Scotia's earnings last quarter? Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 28th. The bank reported $1.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.78 by $0.02. The bank earned $7.18 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $7.25 billion. View Bank of Nova Scotia's Earnings History. When is Bank of Nova Scotia's next earnings date? Bank of Nova Scotia is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 27th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia. What price target have analysts set for BNS? 6 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Bank of Nova Scotia's shares. Their forecasts range from C$81.00 to C$94.00. On average, they expect Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price to reach C$87.45 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Bank of Nova Scotia. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Bank of Nova Scotia? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia. Has Bank of Nova Scotia been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about BNS stock has trended neutral on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Bank of Nova Scotia earned a daily sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the bank a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Bank of Nova Scotia's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Bank of Nova Scotia include Arbuthnot Banking Group (ARBB), Atlas Mara (ATMA), Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), Banca Carige (CRG), Bank of Montreal (BMO), Bank of Queensland (BOQ), Barclays (BARC), Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (BEN), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM), Canadian Western Bank (CWB), Edgewater Bancorp (EGDW), HSBC (HSBA), KBC Groep (KBC), Manx Financial Group (MFX) and National Australia Bank (NAB). Who are Bank of Nova Scotia's key executives? Bank of Nova Scotia's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Brian Johnston Porter B.Com., A.M.P., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)Mr. Dieter Werner Jentsch, Group Head of Global Banking & MarketsMr. Sean D. McGuckin CPA, CA, Group Head & CFO (Leave of Absence) (Age 54)Mr. James P. O'Sullivan, Group Head of Canadian BankingMr. Ignacio Deschamps, Group Head of International Banking & Digital Transformation How do I buy shares of Bank of Nova Scotia? Shares of BNS 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. What is Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price today? One share of BNS stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$70.97. What is Bank of Nova Scotia's official website? The official website for Bank of Nova Scotia is http://www.scotiabank.com/. 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. MarketBeat Community Rating for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE BNS)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 342 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 393 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 735MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Bank of Nova Scotia and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BNS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BNS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 11/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What does the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) measure?