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QQQ   282.13
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DOW   31,097.26
QQQ   282.13
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Bank of Nova Scotia Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.09 (-1.43%)
(As of 07/4/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.89 million shs
Average Volume
4.39 million shs
Market Capitalization
C$89.84 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Bank of Nova Scotia MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
2.27 Rating Score
19.9% Upside
C$90.04 Price Target
Short Interest
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.27mentions of Bank of Nova Scotia in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

1.80 out of 5 stars

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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.

BNS Stock News Headlines

Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) Sets New 52-Week Low at $75.07
Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) Sets New 12-Month Low at $75.40
Scotiabank reports second quarter results
This Big Bank Is a Superb Value Buy
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Money Center Banks
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/27 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 7/27 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
11 Analysts


Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
C$30.45 billion
Cash Flow
C$341.32 per share
Book Value
C$58.51 per share


Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
C$89.84 billion

Bank of Nova Scotia Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

11 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Bank of Nova Scotia's stock. Their BNS stock forecasts range from C$84.00 to C$97.00. On average, they expect Bank of Nova Scotia's share price to reach C$90.04 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.9% from the stock's current price.
View analysts' price targets for Bank of Nova Scotia
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How has Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price performed in 2022?

Bank of Nova Scotia's stock was trading at C$89.55 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, BNS shares have decreased by 16.1% and is now trading at C$75.09.
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When is Bank of Nova Scotia's next earnings date?

Bank of Nova Scotia is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 23rd 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Bank of Nova Scotia

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 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.96 by $0.22. The bank had revenue of $7.94 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.78 billion.
View Bank of Nova Scotia's earnings history

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 Wednesday, May 25th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, July 5th will be paid a dividend of 1.03 per share on Wednesday, July 27th. This represents a $4.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.49%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 4th. This is a boost from Bank of Nova Scotia's previous quarterly dividend of C$1.00.
View Bank of Nova Scotia's dividend history

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 5.41%. BNS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Bank of Nova Scotia is 45.95%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
View Bank of Nova Scotia's dividend history.

Who are Bank of Nova Scotia's key executives?

Bank of Nova Scotia's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Brian Johnston Porter A.M.P., B.Com., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 64, Pay $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

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 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.
Compare Top Brokerages Here.

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

One share of BNS stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$75.09.

How much money does Bank of Nova Scotia make?

Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) has a market capitalization of C$89.84 billion and generates C$30.45 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Bank of Nova Scotia have?

Bank of Nova Scotia 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 Bank of Nova Scotia is www.scotiabank.com. The bank can be reached via phone at +1-416-8666161.

This page (TSE:BNS) was last updated on 7/4/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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