BNS:NYE-Bank Nova Scotia Halifax Pfd 3

EQUITY | Banks | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 65.81

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 78.95B

Volume

0.65M

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 70.48 (7.10%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 91.00 (38.28%)
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About

Bank of Nova Scotia is a diversified financial services institution that provides financial products and services to retail, commercial and corporate customers around the world.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2018-01-15 )

Largest Industry Peers for Banks

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap
JPM JP Morgan Chase & Co.

N/A

USD 390.93B
BAC Bank of America Corporation

N/A

USD 325.33B
WFC Wells Fargo & Company

N/A

USD 308.01B
HSBC HSBC Holdings plc.

N/A

USD 219.26B
C Citigroup Inc.

N/A

USD 203.17B
ASB.P.D Associated Banc-Corp Depositar..

N/A

USD 152.83B
FRC.P.D First Republic Bank San Franci..

N/A

USD 133.77B
RY Royal Bank Of Canada

N/A

USD 122.56B
SAN Banco Santander S.A. Sponsored..

N/A

USD 115.70B
TD Toronto Dominion Bank (The)

N/A

USD 108.45B

ETFs Containing BNS

RBNK:CA RBC Canadian Bank Yield I.. 23.66 % 0.00 %

-0.02 (0.00%)

CAD 0.01B
ZEB:CA BMO Equal Weight Banks In.. 16.09 % 0.62 %

-0.01 (0.00%)

CAD 1.33B
CIC:CA First Asset CanBanc Incom.. 14.72 % 0.81 %

N/A

CAD 0.16B
XFN:CA iShares S&P/TSX Capped Fi.. 12.66 % 0.61 %

+0.11 (+0.00%)

CAD 1.08B
DXC:CA Dynamic iShares Active Ca.. 11.03 % 0.00 %

N/A

CAD 8.93M
BNC:CA Purpose Canadian Financia.. 10.86 % 0.69 %

N/A

CAD 3.54M
VDY:CA Vanguard FTSE Canadian Hi.. 9.94 % 0.22 %

+0.11 (+0.00%)

CAD 0.44B
ZWB:CA BMO Covered Call Canadian.. 9.61 % 0.72 %

-0.01 (0.00%)

CAD 1.72B
CEW.A:CA iShares Equal Weight Banc.. 9.51 % 1.44 %

N/A

CAD 0.06B
CEW:CA iShares Equal Weight Banc.. 9.51 % 0.60 %

+0.07 (+0.00%)

CAD 0.13B
RCE:CA RBC Quant Canadian Equity.. 9.17 % 0.44 %

+0.03 (+0.00%)

CAD 0.01B
SHC:CA Sphere FTSE Canada Sustai.. 8.99 % 0.70 %

+0.01 (+0.00%)

CAD 0.02B
FIE.A:CA iShares Canadian Financia.. 8.69 % 1.78 %

-0.01 (0.00%)

CAD 0.10B
FIE:CA iShares Canadian Financia.. 8.69 % 0.94 %

+0.01 (+0.00%)

CAD 0.47B
XDIV:CA iShares Core MSCI Canadia.. 8.53 % 0.00 %

+0.07 (+0.00%)

CAD 0.02B
XCV:CA iShares Canadian Value In.. 8.25 % 0.55 %

+0.12 (+0.00%)

CAD 0.08B
HEF:CA Horizons Enhanced Income .. 8.01 % 0.82 %

+0.04 (+0.00%)

CAD 0.02B
QCD:CA AGFiQ Enhanced Core Canad.. 6.11 % 0.00 %

+0.11 (+0.00%)

CAD 0.07B
VCE:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada Inde.. 6.08 % 0.05 %

+0.10 (+0.00%)

CAD 0.57B
CRQ.A:CA iShares Canadian Fundamen.. 6.03 % 1.55 %

N/A

CAD 0.03B
PXC:CA PowerShares FTSE RAFI Can.. 6.00 % 0.51 %

+0.12 (+0.00%)

CAD 0.27B
RCD:CA RBC Quant Canadian Divide.. 5.91 % 0.43 %

+0.09 (+0.00%)

CAD 0.13B
FLCA Franklin FTSE Canada 5.85 % 0.00 %

N/A

N/A
XIU:CA iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index .. 5.83 % 0.18 %

+0.07 (+0.00%)

CAD 10.56B
ZVC:CA BMO MSCI Canada Value Ind.. 5.81 % 0.00 %

+0.12 (+0.00%)

CAD 6.47M
FLRM:CA Franklin Liberty Risk Man.. 5.70 % 0.34 %

+0.04 (+0.00%)

CAD 6.24M
EWC iShares MSCI Canada Index.. 5.37 % 0.49 %

N/A

USD 3.13B
XEI:CA iShares S&P/TSX Composite.. 5.05 % 0.22 %

+0.06 (+0.00%)

CAD 0.54B
XDV:CA iShares Canadian Select D.. 5.01 % 0.55 %

+0.05 (+0.00%)

CAD 1.52B
VCN:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada All .. 4.89 % 0.06 %

+0.12 (+0.00%)

CAD 1.17B
TTP:CA TD S&P/TSX Capped Composi.. 4.51 % 0.08 %

+0.06 (+0.00%)

CAD 0.01B
MCLC:CA Manulife Multifactor Cana.. 4.49 % 0.00 %

N/A

CAD 0.02B
XIC:CA iShares Core S&P/TSX Capp.. 4.42 % 0.06 %

+0.11 (+0.00%)

CAD 4.29B
ZCN:CA BMO S&P/TSX Capped Compos.. 4.41 % 0.06 %

+0.10 (+0.00%)

CAD 3.12B
QCAN SPDR MSCI Canada Strategi.. 3.29 % 0.30 %

N/A

USD 0.04B
FDV:CA First Asset Active Canadi.. 3.26 % 1.25 %

+0.12 (+0.00%)

CAD 0.03B
HDAW Xtrackers MSCI All World .. 2.39 % 0.45 %

N/A

USD 4.07M
TLV:CA PowerShares S&P/TSX Compo.. 2.27 % 0.34 %

+0.05 (+0.00%)

CAD 0.37B
IDMO PowerShares S&P Internati.. 1.62 % 0.26 %

N/A

USD 2.94M
IDLV PowerShares S&P Internati.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

N/A

USD 0.61B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Banks)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 1.98% 55% F 48% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 1.98% 55% F 48% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 11.33% 68% D+ 56% F
Dividend Return 5.24% 51% F 69% D+
Total Return 16.58% 71% C- 59% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 12.27% 50% F 50% F
Dividend Return 12.66% 27% F 38% F
Total Return 24.92% 33% F 43% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 3.41% 60% D- 53% F
Dividend Return 6.28% 35% F 46% F
Total Return 2.87% 33% F 53% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 22.55% 29% F 31% F
Risk Adjusted Return 27.84% 18% F 32% F
Market Capitalization 65.02B 88% B+ 98% A+

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Banks)
Ratio vs. Market
(New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 12.80 61% D- 63% D
Price/Book Ratio 1.90 25% F 53% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 21.86 3% F 3% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 5.30 58% F 65% D
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 13.88% 88% B+ 72% C-
Return on Invested Capital 15.88% 95% A 78% C+
Return on Assets 0.88% 46% F 30% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 13.25% 92% A- 86% B

Annual Financials (USD)

Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.