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TSE:BNS

Bank of Nova Scotia - BNS Stock Forecast, Price & News

C$80.39
+0.68 (+0.85%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
C$79.87
C$80.47
50-Day Range
C$71.71
C$85.26
52-Week Range
C$71.21
C$95.00
Volume
1.62 million shs
Average Volume
4.30 million shs
Market Capitalization
C$95.93 billion
P/E Ratio
9.73
Dividend Yield
5.17%
Price Target
C$89.73
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About Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) Stock

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 in four segments: Canadian Banking, International Banking, Global Wealth Management, and Global Banking and Markets. 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, medium, and large businesses, 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 online, mobile, and telephone banking services. The company operates a network of 954 branches and approximately 3,766 automated banking machines in Canada; and approximately 1,300 branches and a network of contact and support center internationally. The Bank of Nova Scotia was founded in 1832 and is headquartered in Halifax, Canada.

Bank of Nova Scotia Stock Performance

TSE:BNS traded up C$0.68 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching C$80.39. 1,624,810 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,296,162. Bank of Nova Scotia has a 1-year low of C$71.21 and a 1-year high of C$95.00. The business's fifty day simple moving average is C$77.69 and its 200 day simple moving average is C$84.56. The stock has a market capitalization of C$95.93 billion and a PE ratio of 9.73.

Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS - Get Rating) (NYSE:BNS) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May 25th. The bank reported C$2.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of C$1.96 by C$0.22. The firm had revenue of C$7.94 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of C$7.78 billion. On average, analysts anticipate that Bank of Nova Scotia will post 8.7800001 EPS for the current year.

Bank of Nova Scotia Increases Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 5th were paid a dividend of $1.03 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, July 4th. This represents a $4.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.13%. This is an increase from Bank of Nova Scotia's previous quarterly dividend of $1.00. Bank of Nova Scotia's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 46.00%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada upped their target price on shares of Bank of Nova Scotia from C$93.00 to C$94.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods lowered their target price on shares of Bank of Nova Scotia from C$97.00 to C$86.00 in a research report on Monday, August 8th. TD Securities increased their price target on shares of Bank of Nova Scotia from C$88.00 to C$90.00 and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. Canaccord Genuity Group increased their price target on shares of Bank of Nova Scotia from C$89.00 to C$92.00 in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. Finally, CIBC increased their price target on shares of Bank of Nova Scotia from C$86.00 to C$88.00 and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, Bank of Nova Scotia presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of C$89.54.

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BNS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/25/2022
Ex-Dividend for 7/27 Dividend
7/04/2022
Dividend Payable
7/27/2022
Today
8/13/2022
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
8/23/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Money Center Banks
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Finance
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
89,782
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
C$89.73
High Stock Price Forecast
C$97.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
C$84.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+11.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.27
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
C$30.45 billion
Cash Flow
C$358.24 per share
Book Value
C$58.51 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,193,295,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
C$95.93 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Brian Johnston Porter A.M.P. (Age 64)
    B.Com., Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $3.82M
  • Mr. Rajagopal Viswanathan
    Group Head & CFO
  • Mr. Ignacio Deschamps
    Group Head of International Banking & Digital Transformation
  • Mr. Daniel Llewellyn Rees
    Group Head of Canadian Banking
  • Mr. Jake Lawrence
    CEO and Group Head of Global Banking & Markets
  • Dr. Michael Zerbs Ph.D.
    Group Head of Technology & Operations
  • Mr. James A. Neate
    Pres and Group Head of Corp. & Investment Banking
  • Mr. Philip Stephen Watson Smith
    Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Ian Arellano
    Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Nicole Frew
    Exec. VP & Chief Compliance Officer













BNS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Bank of Nova Scotia stock right now?

11 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia in the last twelve months. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" BNS shares. 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 is Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price forecast for 2022?

11 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Bank of Nova Scotia's shares. Their BNS share price forecasts range from C$84.00 to C$97.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach C$89.73 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have BNS shares performed in 2022?

Bank of Nova Scotia's stock was trading at C$89.55 at the beginning of the year. Since then, BNS shares have decreased by 10.2% and is now trading at C$80.39.
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When is Bank of Nova Scotia's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 23rd 2022.
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How were Bank of Nova Scotia's earnings last quarter?

The Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 25th. The bank reported $2.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.96 by $0.22. The bank earned $7.94 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.78 billion.

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 Wednesday, May 25th. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 5th will be given a dividend of 1.03 per share on Wednesday, July 27th. This represents a $4.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.13%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 4th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of C$1.00.
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Is Bank of Nova Scotia a good dividend stock?

Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) pays an annual dividend of C$3.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.17%. BNS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 46.00%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Bank of Nova Scotia own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Bank of Nova Scotia investors own include Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Freehold Royalties (FRU), Enbridge (ENB), Royal Bank of Canada (RY), Intact Financial (IFC), Constellation Software (CSU), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM), Emera (EMA), Pembina Pipeline (PPL) and BCE (BCE).

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 do I buy shares of Bank of Nova Scotia?

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

One share of BNS stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$80.39.

How much money does Bank of Nova Scotia make?

Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) has a market capitalization of C$95.93 billion and generates C$30.45 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Bank of Nova Scotia have?

The company employs 89,782 workers across the globe.

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 official website for the company is www.scotiabank.com. The bank can be reached via phone at +1-416-8666161.

This page (TSE:BNS) was last updated on 8/13/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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