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TSE:BNSBank of Nova Scotia Stock Price, Forecast & News

C$60.54
+1.49 (+2.52 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
C$60.15
Now: C$60.54
C$61.76
50-Day Range
C$49.97
MA: C$53.62
C$59.05
52-Week Range
C$46.38
Now: C$60.54
C$76.75
Volume3.43 million shs
Average Volume4.49 million shs
Market CapitalizationC$73.34 billion
P/E Ratio8.91
Dividend Yield6.10%
BetaN/A
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.67 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Money Center Banks
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+1-416-8666161

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$28.31 billion
Cash FlowC$342.23 per share
Book ValueC$53.62 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees98,508
Outstanding Shares1,211,355,000
Market CapC$73.34 billion
Next Earnings Date8/25/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Bank of Nova Scotia's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Bank of Nova Scotia's stock was trading at C$58.48 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BNS shares have increased by 3.5% and is now trading at C$60.54. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Bank of Nova Scotia.

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 25th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Bank of Nova Scotia.

How were Bank of Nova Scotia's earnings last quarter?

Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 28th. The bank reported $1.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.68 by $0.03. The bank earned $6.81 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.05 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.58 EPS. 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 Tuesday, February 25th. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 7th will be paid a dividend of 0.90 per share on Tuesday, April 28th. This represents a $3.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.95%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 6th. View Bank of Nova Scotia's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for BNS?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Bank of Nova Scotia's shares. Their forecasts range from C$56.00 to C$82.00. On average, they anticipate Bank of Nova Scotia's stock price to reach C$71.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Bank of Nova Scotia.

Has Bank of Nova Scotia been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about BNS stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog 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 coverage optimism score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the bank a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutBank of Nova Scotia.

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

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 Freehold Royalties (FRU), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Royal Bank of Canada (RY), Intact Financial (IFC), Constellation Software (CSU), Emera (EMA), Enbridge (ENB), Timbercreek Financial (TF), BCE (BCE) and Bank of Montreal (BMO).

Who are Bank of Nova Scotia's key executives?

Bank of Nova Scotia's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Brian Johnston Porter B.Com., A.M.P., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Rajagopal Viswanathan, Exec. VP & CFO
  • Mr. James P. O'Sullivan, Group Head of Canadian Banking
  • Mr. Philip M. Thomas B.A., Exec. VP & Chief Retail Risk Officer
  • Mr. Ignacio Deschamps, Group Head of International Banking & Digital Transformation

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 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$60.54.

How big of a company is Bank of Nova Scotia?

Bank of Nova Scotia has a market capitalization of C$73.34 billion and generates C$28.31 billion in revenue each year. Bank of Nova Scotia employs 98,508 workers across the globe.

What is Bank of Nova Scotia's official website?

The official website for Bank of Nova Scotia is 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.

This page was last updated on 6/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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