Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS): Price and Financial Metrics

Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS): $49.66

1.58 (+3.29%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where BNS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 90.77% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BNS is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • BNS ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 3rd percentile.

BNS Stock Summary

  • BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA's market capitalization of $56,751,010,000 is ahead of 96.6% of US-listed equities.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for BNS is currently 2.24, higher than just 9.45% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • BNS's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 97.42% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA, a group of peers worth examining would be CHTR, PNC, TFC, AON, and ICE.
  • Visit BNS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

BNS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BNS, see our BNS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $74.78 Average Broker Recommendation 1.62 (Moderate Buy)

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BNS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $49.66 52-week high $74.86
Prev. close $48.08 52-week low $47.35
Day low $48.48 Volume 2,281,500
Day high $49.88 Avg. volume 1,689,572
50-day MA $56.69 Dividend yield 6.32%
200-day MA $64.87 Market Cap 59.16B

Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Company Bio

Bank of Nova Scotia provides various personal, commercial, corporate, and investment banking services in Canada and internationally. The company was founded in 1832 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

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Scotiabank Stock Faces Worst Year Since 2008 as New CEO Enters

(Bloomberg) -- Bank of Nova Scotia shares are on pace for their worst year since 2008 as analysts warn of weakness in the Canadian lender’s international business and uncertainty about the shakeup in its leadership.Most Read from BloombergApple Ditches iPhone Production Increase After Demand FaltersGermany Suspects Sabotage Hit Russia’s Nord Stream PipelinesS&P 500 Roars Back From Six-Day Slide; Bonds Surge: Markets WrapPutin’s Mobilization Hits Russia’s Economy in Its Weak SpotsRussia Declares

Yahoo | September 28, 2022

Here's Why I Just Bought BNS Stock

Bank of Nova Scotia isn't your typical Canadian bank, which is why it got the nod over other options.

Yahoo | September 28, 2022

Five Canadian Authors Named to 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize Shortlist

Today, the Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist was announced, celebrating five Canadian fiction writers and the 29th edition of the Prize. The announcement was made at the Jack Rabinovitch Reading Room at The Toronto Reference Library in Toronto.

Yahoo | September 27, 2022

CANADA STOCKS-TSX hits 18-month low as energy shares slide

Canada's main stock index fell on Monday to its lowest level in 18 months, including declines for resource shares and for shares of one of the country's major banks, as investors worried about the economic impact of aggressive central bank tightening. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index ended down 153.94 points, or 0.8%, at 18,327.04. "The final week of the month and the quarter has picked up where last week left off, with stock markets in retreat, Treasury yields soaring and currency markets in turmoil," Colin Cieszynski, chief market strategist at SIA Wealth Management, said in a note.

Yahoo | September 26, 2022

Scotiabank’s CEO Pick Spurs Debate Over Whether Changes Loom

(Bloomberg) -- Bank of Nova Scotia’s surprise pick of a CEO from outside its executive ranks is sparking a debate over whether major changes will result at Canada’s third-largest lender, whose shares have underperformed those of rivals for a decade.Most Read from BloombergJohn Paulson on Frothy US Housing Market: This Time Is DifferentStocks, Commodities Drop; US Treasury Yields Surge: Markets WrapUK Market Selloff Slams Gilts, Pound, Piling Pressure on BOEWall Street Banks Prep for Grim China S

Yahoo | September 26, 2022

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BNS Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -13.03%
6-mo -26.51%
1-year -15.38%
3-year 3.34%
5-year -0.44%
YTD -26.99%
2021 37.49%
2020 1.72%
2019 18.90%
2018 -19.17%
2017 20.39%

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