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The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS)

Stock Price: $44.28 USD 0.55 (1.26%)
Updated Aug 12, 2020 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

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Key Info

Market Cap 53.64B
Revenue (ttm) 23.44B
Net Income (ttm) 6.34B
Shares Out 1.21B
EPS (ttm) 5.12
PE Ratio 8.65
Forward PE 9.27
Dividend $2.69
Dividend Yield 6.07%

Stock Quote

Trading Day Aug 12, 2020
Last Price $44.28
Previous Close $43.73
Change ($) 0.55
Change (%) 1.26%
Day's Open 44.19
Day's Range 44.19 - 44.49
Day's Volume 920,463
52-Week Range 31.94 - 58.22

More Stats

Market Cap 53.64B
Enterprise Value 284.05B
Earnings Date (est) n/a
Ex-Dividend Date Jul 6, 2020
Shares Outstanding 1.21B
Float 1.20B
EPS (basic) n/a
EPS (diluted) 5.12
FCF / Share -7.52
Dividend $2.69
Dividend Yield 6.07%
Earnings Yield 11.56%
FCF Yield n/a
Payout Ratio n/a
Shares Short 5.42M
Short Ratio 3.63
Short % of Float n/a
Beta 0.84
PE Ratio 8.65
Forward PE 9.27
P/FCF Ratio n/a
PS Ratio 2.29
PB Ratio 1.06
Revenue 23.44B
Operating Income 10.42B
Net Income 6.34B
Free Cash Flow -9.22B
Net Cash -230.42B
Net Cash / Share -190.21
Gross Margin 100.00%
Operating Margin 44.47%
Profit Margin 26.40%
FCF Margin -39.35%
ROA 0.69%
ROE 11.30%
ROIC n/a
Key stats in USD, based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Summary

Analyst Ratings (5)

Buy 3
Overweight 1
Hold 1
Underweight 0
Sell 0

Analyst Consensus: Buy

Price Target

(25.34% upside)
Current: $44.28
Target: 55.50
*Average 12-month USD price target from 2 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions CAD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth7.85%5.97%3.06%9.57%1.89%10.82%8.41%13.5%21.34%-
Gross Profit31,03428,77527,15526,35024,04923,60421,29919,64617,31014,266
Operating Income13,80013,20311,92711,81011,00811,0039,6359,2107,8296,084
Net Income8,3908,5488,0057,1177,0147,0716,3796,1945,1814,239
Shares Outstanding1,2271,1991,2081,2031,2171,2091,1851,0891,0721,032
Earnings Per Share6.686.826.495.775.675.665.115.184.53-
EPS Growth-2.05%5.08%12.48%1.76%0.18%10.76%-1.35%14.35%--
Dividend Per Share3.932.542.332.182.172.352.962.732.051.93
Dividend Growth54.4%9.09%7.12%0.14%-7.57%-20.46%8.39%33.14%6.17%-
Operating Cash Flow-12,02517,81116,5844,53616,4264,9448,9546,29311,333-2,870
Capital Expenditures-186-4163.00-348-282-277-180-435-371-304
Free Cash Flow-12,21117,39516,5874,18816,1444,6678,7745,85810,962-3,174
Cash & Equivalents177,898166,287154,982138,473161,239150,596135,871113,52645,22240,231
Total Debt483,004444,038404,483391,914391,622357,114330,217310,436282,060247,904
Net Cash / Debt-305,106-277,751-249,501-253,441-230,383-206,518-194,346-196,910-236,838-207,673
Book Value67,52265,22860,03356,25152,01947,89944,24939,63630,74025,703
Numbers in millions CAD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name The Bank of Nova Scotia
Country Canada
Employees 97,369
CEO Brian Johnston Porter

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol BNS
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Financial
Industry Money Center Banks
Unique Identifier NYSE: BNS


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 through Canadian Banking, International Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Wealth Management segments. 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 businesses and commercial customers, including automotive financing solutions to dealers and their customers. It is also involved in the provision of 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 Internet, mobile, and telephone banking services. The company operates a network of 950 branches and approximately 3,650 automated banking machines in Canada; and approximately 1,900 branches and 5,500 ATMs internationally, as well as contact centers. The Bank of Nova Scotia was founded in 1832 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.