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TSE:BNS

The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) Stock Forecast, Price & News

C$70.21
+0.25 (+0.36 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
C$69.71
Now: C$70.21
C$70.42
50-Day Range
C$63.20
MA: C$67.87
C$69.96
52-Week Range
C$46.38
Now: C$70.21
C$74.92
Volume4.13 million shs
Average Volume5.38 million shs
Market CapitalizationC$85.07 billion
P/E Ratio13.25
Dividend Yield5.15%
BetaN/A
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.
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.64 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Money Center Banks
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+1-416-8666161
Employees92,001

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$25.25 billion
Cash FlowC$299.66 per share
Book ValueC$54.54 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares1,211,691,000
Market CapC$85.07 billion
Next Earnings Date2/23/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
C$70.21
+0.25 (+0.36 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) (TSE:BNS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)'s stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)'s stock was trading at C$58.48 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BNS shares have increased by 20.1% and is now trading at C$70.21.
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Is The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) a buy right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BNS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)?

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When is The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)'s next earnings date?

The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 23rd 2021.
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How were The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)'s earnings last quarter?

The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) (TSE:BNS) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, December, 1st. The bank reported $1.45 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.24. The bank had revenue of $7.51 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $7.62 billion.
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How often does The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)?

The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 5th will be paid a dividend of 0.90 per share on Wednesday, January 27th. This represents a $3.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, January 4th.
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Is The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) a good dividend stock?

The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) pays an annual dividend of C$3.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.15%. BNS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) is 67.92%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for BNS?

8 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)'s shares. Their forecasts range from C$64.00 to C$77.00. On average, they anticipate The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)'s share price to reach C$69.20 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.4%.
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Who are The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)'s key executives?

The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)'s management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Brian Johnston Porter B.Com., A.M.P., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $3.63M)
  • Mr. Rajagopal Viswanathan, Group Head & CFO
  • Mr. James P. O'Sullivan, Strategic Advisor to the CEO
  • Mr. Ignacio Deschamps, Group Head of International Banking & Digital Transformation
  • Mr. Daniel Llewellyn Rees, Group Head of Canadian Banking
  • Mr. Adrián Otero Rosiles, Exec. VP & Country Head of Mexico
  • Ms. Tracy Bryan, Exec. VP of Global Operations
  • Mr. James A. Neate, Co-Group Head of Global Banking & Markets and Head of Global Corp. & Investment Banking
  • Dr. Michael Zerbs, Group Head of Technology & Operations
  • Mr. Philip Stephen Watson Smith, Sr. VP of Investor Relations

What is The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)'s stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)?

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.

What is The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)'s stock price today?

One share of BNS stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$70.21.

How big of a company is The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)?

The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) has a market capitalization of C$85.07 billion and generates C$25.25 billion in revenue each year. The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) employs 92,001 workers across the globe.

What is The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)'s official website?

The official website for The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) is www.scotiabank.com.

How can I contact The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)?

The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)'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 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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