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$71.39 -1.09 (-1.50 %) (As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseC$72.48Today's RangeC$71.19 - C$72.1852-Week RangeC$66.36 - C$80.90Volume5.22 million shsAverage Volume2.65 million shsMarket CapitalizationC$87.52 billionP/E Ratio10.70Dividend 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 banking products and services in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and the Asia-Pacific. 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 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. It is also involved in the provision of investment and wealth management advice, services, products, and solutions to customers and advisors; wealth management solutions, such as private customer, online brokerage, full-service brokerage, pension, and institutional customer services, as well as asset management business focusing on developing investment solutions for retail and institutional investors; and international banking services for retail, corporate, and commercial customers. In addition, the company offers corporate lending; trade finance and cash management; investment banking services, including 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 sales and trading; and collateral management services for corporate, government, and institutional investor clients. Further, it provides Internet, mobile, and telephone banking services. The company operates a network of 955 branches and approximately 3,644 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 CIKN/A Webwww.scotiabank.com Phone+1-416-8666161Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/APrice-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.70 Forward P/E Ratio9.15 P/E Growth1.6 Sales & Book Value Annual SalesC$26.54 billion Price / Sales3.30 Cash FlowC$246.26 per share Price / Cash Flow0.29 Book ValueC$51.01 per share Price / Book1.40Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares1,225,917,000Market CapC$87.52 billion Next Earnings Date6/4/2019 (Estimated) 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 26th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, April 2nd will be given a dividend of 0.87 per share on Friday, April 26th. This represents a $3.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.88%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 1st. This is a boost from Bank of Nova Scotia's previous quarterly dividend of $0.85. 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, November, 28th. The bank reported $1.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.68 by $0.03. The bank had revenue of $6.81 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.05 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.58 earnings per share. 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, June 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia. What price target have analysts set for BNS? 7 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Bank of Nova Scotia's stock. Their predictions range from C$77.00 to C$94.00. On average, they anticipate Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price to reach C$83.82 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.6% 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? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia. Has Bank of Nova Scotia been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about BNS stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Bank of Nova Scotia earned a media sentiment score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the bank a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Bank of Nova Scotia's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Bank of Nova Scotia include Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), HSBC (HSBA), Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), National Australia Bank (NAB), Bank of Montreal (BMO), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM), Barclays (BARC), National Bank of Canada (NA), Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (BEN), Bank of Queensland (BOQ), Canadian Western Bank (CWB), Secure Trust Bank (STB), Arbuthnot Banking Group (ARBB), Manx Financial Group (MFX) and Atlas Mara (ATMA). 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 Intact Financial (IFC), Constellation Software (CSU), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Alimentation Couche-Tard (ATD.B), Royal Bank of Canada (RY), BCE (BCE), AutoCanada (ACQ), Enbridge (ENB), Bank of Montreal (BMO) and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM). 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 61)Mr. James P. O'Sullivan, Group Head of Canadian BankingMr. Ignacio Deschamps, Group Head of International Banking & Digital TransformationMr. Rajagopal Viswanathan, Exec. VP & CFOMr. Daniel Llewellyn Rees, Group Head of Operations 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$71.25. How big of a company is Bank of Nova Scotia? Bank of Nova Scotia has a market capitalization of C$87.35 billion and generates C$26.54 billion in revenue each year. 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: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 370 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 417 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 787MarketBeat'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 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Call Option?