TSE:BNS - Bank of Nova Scotia Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started C$76.15 +0.16 (+0.21 %) (As of 07/18/2018 02:24 AM ET)Previous CloseC$75.99Today's RangeC$75.87 - C$76.4452-Week RangeC$73.91 - C$85.50Volume1.59 million shsAverage Volume2.07 million shsMarket CapitalizationC$98.50 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield4.32%Beta0.85 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesSocial MediaChart 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 SymbolTSE:BNS 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 RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual SalesN/A Price / SalesN/A Cash FlowN/A Price / CashN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/A Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net Margins32.97% Return on Equity16.32% Return on Assets1.02% Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares1,232,515,000Market CapC$98,500.00 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, May 29th. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 3rd will be paid a dividend of 0.82 per share on Friday, July 27th. This represents a $3.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 29th. 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 earnings results on Tuesday, May, 29th. The bank reported $1.71 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.68 by $0.03. The bank had revenue of $7.06 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $6.89 billion. Bank of Nova Scotia had a return on equity of 16.32% and a net margin of 32.97%. 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, September, 4th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia. What price target have analysts set for BNS? 5 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Bank of Nova Scotia's stock. Their forecasts range from C$85.00 to C$93.00. On average, they expect Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price to reach C$89.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Bank of Nova Scotia? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of Bank of Nova Scotia's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Bank of Nova Scotia include HSBC (HSBA), Toronto–Dominion Bank (TD), Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), National Australia Bank (NAB), Bank of Montreal (BMO), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM), UniCredit (UCG), Societe Generale (GLE), Barclays (BARC), KBC Groep (KBC), National Bank of Canada (NA), Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (BEN), Bank of Queensland (BOQ), Unione di Banche Italiane (UBI) and Canadian Western Bank (CWB). 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 Has Bank of Nova Scotia been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about BNS stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bank of Nova Scotia earned a news impact score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.47 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. 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$76.15. How big of a company is Bank of Nova Scotia? Bank of Nova Scotia has a market capitalization of C$98.50 billion. 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: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 279 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 344 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 623MarketBeat'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 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a closed-end mutual fund (CEF)?