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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financial
  • Industry: Money Center Banks
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:BNS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.scotiabank.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$92.45 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,198,259,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$77.31
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$77.50
  • 52 Week Range: C$69.05 - C$82.30
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.02
  • P/E Growth: 1.35
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$24.83 billion
  • Price / Sales: 3.72
  • Book Value: C$44.54 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.73
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 4.0%
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 30.50%
  • Return on Equity: 14.91%
  • Return on Assets: 0.92%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.99 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 17.47
 

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 29th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 3rd will be paid a dividend of 0.79 per share on Friday, October 27th. This represents a $3.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.10%. This is a boost from Bank of Nova Scotia's previous quarterly dividend of $0.76. 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 results on Tuesday, May, 30th. The company reported $1.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.56 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $6.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.61 billion. Bank of Nova Scotia had a return on equity of 14.91% and a net margin of 30.50%. 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, December, 5th 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 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Bank of Nova Scotia's shares. Their predictions range from C$80.00 to C$88.00. On average, they expect Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price to reach C$85.83 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia.

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

Who are Bank of Nova Scotia's key executives?

Bank of Nova Scotia's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Thomas Charles O'Neill, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Brian J. Porter, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Sean D. McGuckin, Group Head and Chief Financial Officer
  • J. Michael Durland, Group Head and Chief Executive Officer - Global Banking and Markets
  • Barbara F. Mason, Group Head and Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Marianne Hasold-Schilter, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer - International Banking
  • Daniel Moore, Executive Vice President, Chief Market Risk Officer, Chief Risk Officer
  • John Doig, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Deborah M. Alexander, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • Andrew H.W. Branion, Executive Vice President, Group Treasurer

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.

What is Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price today?

One share of Bank of Nova Scotia stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$77.15.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE BNS)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  175 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  263 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  438
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Bank of Nova Scotia and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.90)
Consensus Price Target: C$85.83

Analysts' Ratings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/30/2017ScotiabankLower Price TargetOutperformC$89.00 -> C$88.00View Rating Details
8/30/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$85.00 -> C$86.00View Rating Details
8/30/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetC$85.00 -> C$87.00View Rating Details
8/30/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperformC$83.00 -> C$85.00View Rating Details
8/11/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetC$86.00 -> C$88.00View Rating Details
5/31/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$86.00 -> C$87.00View Rating Details
3/1/2017TD SecuritiesDowngradeAction List Buy -> BuyC$88.00View Rating Details
3/1/2017DesjardinsBoost Price TargetBuyC$83.00 -> C$86.00View 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 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
(Data available from 9/19/2015 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
12/5/2017        
5/30/2017Q2 2017C$1.56C$1.63C$6.61 billionC$6.58 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/26/2014C$1.41C$1.86C$5.93 billionC$6.58 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/27/2014C$1.33C$1.40C$5.62 billionC$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: $6.38
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.07
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$1.68$1.63
Q4 20175$1.59$1.69$1.65
Q1 20183$1.64$1.75$1.68
Q2 20182$1.67$1.73$1.70
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 by Quarter for Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE BNS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/29/2017quarterly$0.7910/3/201710/27/2017
5/30/2017quarterly$0.763.82%6/29/20177/4/20177/27/2017
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
9/12/2017Deborah AlexanderInsiderSell7,114C$76.76C$546,070.64
6/8/2017Brian J PorterDirectorBuy1,000C$77.74C$77,740.00
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
fool.ca logo2 Dividend-Growth Banking Stocks for Your TFSA | The Motley Fool ... - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - September 18 at 5:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank's Group Head and CFO Sean McGuckin to Speak at CIBC's 16th Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 5:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents its 2017 Longlist
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 5:02 PM
nasdaq.com logoCredit Suisse (CS) to Pay $79.5M to Settle MassMutual Claim - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 15 at 5:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStormy Seas for Crude and Industrial Metals Experience Their Own Headwinds: Scotiabank Commodity Price Index report
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 5:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Insider Sells C$546,070.64 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 4:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank donates $100,000 in support of Houston and communities affected by Hurricane Harvey
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 5:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank Stands with our Customers, Employees and Communities Affected by Hurricane Irma
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 5:04 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian Stocks Are Down Despite Rising Commodity Prices - Canadian Commentary - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 5 at 6:16 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian Stocks Are Falling After Weak US Jobs Report - Canadian Commentary - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 1 at 4:55 PM
nasdaq.com logoWhy Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Stock Might be a Great Pick - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 1 at 4:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Stock Might be a Great Pick
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 4:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBank of Nova Scotia (BNS) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $1.66 Per Share, National Bank Financial Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 8:50 AM
cnbc.com logoWRAPUP 2-Canadian growth propels Scotiabank, BMO to profit beats
www.cnbc.com - August 31 at 9:34 PM
reuters.com logoTD Bank posts strongest earnings beat of Canada's top banks - Reuters
www.reuters.com - August 31 at 9:34 PM
bloomberg.com logoThe Bond Market's Biggest Rally of 2017 Amazes Traders
www.bloomberg.com - August 31 at 4:34 PM
nasdaq.com logoFinancial Sector Update for 08/31/2017: JPM, BAC, WFC, C, USB, BBVA, BNS, GS - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 31 at 4:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGlobal Auto Sales Accelerate to Set Eighth Consecutive Annual Record in 2017: Scotiabank Economics
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 4:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank confirms exploratory discussions with BBVA Spain to acquire BBVA Chile
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 4:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBank of Nova Scotia :BNS-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : August 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 4:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia Reduced by Cormark (BNS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 9:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 Earnings Forecast for Bank of Nova Scotia Issued By Desjardins (BNS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 8:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBank of Nova Scotia Forecasted to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $6.57 Per Share (BNS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 8:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBBVA in talks to sell Chilean bank
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 4:14 AM
seekingalpha.com logoBank Of Nova Scotia's Fat Dividend Keeps On Growing - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 30 at 5:59 PM
nasdaq.com logoFirst Week of October 20th Options Trading For Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 30 at 5:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBrian Porter to Speak at Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets' 18th Annual Financials Summit
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 5:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoToronto's AC Centre to be renamed Scotiabank Arena in C$800 million deal
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 5:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBank of Nova Scotia (BNS) PT Raised to C$85.00 at BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 4:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoScotiabank Cuts Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Price Target to C$88.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 1:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBank of Nova Scotia (BNS) PT Raised to C$86.00 at National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 1:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Price Target Raised to C$87.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 1:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 9:12 AM
nasdaq.com logoGold May Help Stocks Tread Water -- Canadian Commentary - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 29 at 9:59 PM
seekingalpha.com logoThe Bank of Nova Scotia's (BNS) CEO Brian Porter on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 29 at 9:59 PM
bloomberg.com logoScotiabank Still Sees Latin America Growth Even as Profit Stalls
www.bloomberg.com - August 29 at 4:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHome of the Maple Leafs and Raptors to become Scotiabank Arena Next Summer
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 4:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.79
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 10:35 AM
seekingalpha.com logoBank of Nova Scotia beats by C$0.01
seekingalpha.com - August 29 at 6:13 AM
baystreet.ca logoIs a High-Interest Savings Account Worth It, Again? - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - August 28 at 4:36 PM
globenewswire.com logoS Split Corp. Announces Semi-Annual Results - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - August 28 at 4:36 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian Stocks Are Falling As Energy Sector Struggles - Canadian ... - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 28 at 4:36 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAnother Solid Dividend Hike From RBC - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 28 at 4:36 PM
nasdaq.com logoPre-Market Earnings Report for August 29, 2017 : BNS, BMO, BBY, SFUN, MOV, CBK - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 28 at 4:36 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBuy The Bank Of Nova Scotia Prior To Its Dividend Hike - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 28 at 4:36 PM
baystreet.ca logoUS Jobs Report Out Next Week - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - August 25 at 6:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScotiabank Encourages Canadians to Save Like Never Before with Launch of MomentumPLUS Savings Account
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 4:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo/R E P E A T --Scotiabank to Announce Third Quarter Results/
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 4:43 PM
fool.ca logoIs Bank of Nova Scotia a Good Buy?
www.fool.ca - August 23 at 4:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDaily Coverage on Financials Stocks, Toronto Dominion Bank, Royal Bank of Canada, Home Capital Group, and Bank of Nova Scotia
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 8:09 AM

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