BNS:CA:TSX-Bank of Nova Scotia (The)

EQUITY | Banks | Toronto Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

CAD 78.39

Change

+0.59 (+0.76)%

Market Cap

CAD 93.91B

Volume

1.22M

Yahoo Analyst Target

CAD 90.29 (15.18%)

STA Analyst Target

CAD 88.80 (13.28%)
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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: 2018-02-23 )

Largest Industry Peers for Banks

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap
RY:CA Royal Bank of Canada

+0.40 (+0.39%)

CAD 148.16B
TD:CA Toronto-Dominion Bank (The)

+0.76 (+1.04%)

CAD 136.35B
BMO:CA Bank of Montreal

+0.77 (+0.78%)

CAD 64.20B
CM:CA Canadian Imperial Bank Of Comm..

+2.07 (+1.77%)

CAD 52.65B
NA:CA National Bank of Canada

+0.98 (+1.56%)

CAD 21.79B
CWB:CA Canadian Western Bank

+0.52 (+1.39%)

CAD 3.38B
LB:CA Laurentian Bank of Canada

+0.48 (+0.92%)

CAD 2.19B
FN:CA First National Financial Corpo..

-0.28 (-0.99%)

CAD 1.68B
HCG:CA Home Capital Group Inc.

-0.29 (-1.78%)

CAD 1.28B
EQB:CA Equitable Group Inc.

+0.95 (+1.49%)

CAD 1.07B

ETFs Containing BNS:CA

RBNK:CA RBC Canadian Bank Yield I.. 23.76 % 0.00 %

+0.20 (+0.99%)

CAD 0.02B
ZEB:CA BMO Equal Weight Banks In.. 15.75 % 0.62 %

+0.27 (+0.93%)

CAD 1.40B
CIC:CA First Asset CanBanc Incom.. 14.32 % 0.81 %

+0.07 (+0.58%)

CAD 0.16B
XFN:CA iShares S&P/TSX Capped Fi.. 12.57 % 0.61 %

+0.20 (+0.53%)

CAD 1.13B
DXC:CA Dynamic iShares Active Ca.. 11.58 % 0.00 %

N/A

CAD 9.69M
BNC:CA Purpose Canadian Financia.. 11.16 % 0.69 %

N/A

CAD 3.42M
CEW:CA iShares Equal Weight Banc.. 9.96 % 0.60 %

+0.05 (+0.39%)

CAD 0.12B
CEW.A:CA iShares Equal Weight Banc.. 9.96 % 1.44 %

N/A

CAD 0.06B
VDY:CA Vanguard FTSE Canadian Hi.. 9.71 % 0.22 %

+0.24 (+0.72%)

CAD 0.43B
ZWB:CA BMO Covered Call Canadian.. 9.41 % 0.72 %

+0.16 (+0.84%)

CAD 1.76B
RCE:CA RBC Quant Canadian Equity.. 9.27 % 0.44 %

-0.10 (-0.48%)

CAD 0.02B
FIE:CA iShares Canadian Financia.. 8.97 % 0.94 %

+0.05 (+0.67%)

CAD 0.47B
FIE.A:CA iShares Canadian Financia.. 8.97 % 1.78 %

N/A

CAD 0.09B
SHC:CA Sphere FTSE Canada Sustai.. 8.90 % 0.70 %

+0.06 (+0.51%)

CAD 0.02B
XDIV:CA iShares Core MSCI Canadia.. 8.76 % 0.00 %

+0.23 (+1.13%)

CAD 0.02B
XCV:CA iShares Canadian Value In.. 8.33 % 0.55 %

+0.13 (+0.50%)

CAD 0.08B
HEF:CA Horizons Enhanced Income .. 8.02 % 0.82 %

+0.05 (+0.55%)

CAD 0.02B
QCD:CA AGFiQ Enhanced Core Canad.. 7.83 % 0.00 %

+0.01 (+0.04%)

CAD 0.05B
RCD:CA RBC Quant Canadian Divide.. 6.16 % 0.43 %

+0.13 (+0.65%)

CAD 0.13B
CRQ.A:CA iShares Canadian Fundamen.. 6.15 % 1.55 %

N/A

CAD 0.03B
PXC:CA PowerShares FTSE RAFI Can.. 6.14 % 0.51 %

+0.17 (+0.65%)

CAD 0.25B
FLCA Franklin FTSE Canada 5.99 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD 2.42M
ZVC:CA BMO MSCI Canada Value Ind.. 5.95 % 0.00 %

-0.04 (-0.20%)

CAD 8.10M
VCE:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada Inde.. 5.93 % 0.05 %

+0.27 (+0.82%)

CAD 0.55B
XIU:CA iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index .. 5.85 % 0.18 %

+0.20 (+0.87%)

CAD 11.02B
FLRM:CA Franklin Liberty Risk Man.. 5.74 % 0.34 %

+0.04 (+0.20%)

CAD 6.03M
QCE:CA Mackenzie Canadian Large .. 5.72 % 0.00 %

+0.29 (+0.31%)

CAD 7.63M
XDV:CA iShares Canadian Select D.. 5.58 % 0.55 %

+0.15 (+0.60%)

CAD 1.45B
EWC iShares MSCI Canada Index.. 5.49 % 0.49 %

+0.36 (+1.28%)

USD 2.99B
XEI:CA iShares S&P/TSX Composite.. 5.04 % 0.22 %

+0.18 (+0.87%)

CAD 0.51B
VCN:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada All .. 4.78 % 0.06 %

+0.28 (+0.89%)

CAD 1.20B
QCN:CA Mackenzie Canadian Equity.. 4.51 % 0.00 %

N/A

CAD 5.69M
TTP:CA TD S&P/TSX Capped Composi.. 4.51 % 0.08 %

+0.10 (+0.57%)

CAD 0.01B
XIC:CA iShares Core S&P/TSX Capp.. 4.44 % 0.06 %

+0.18 (+0.73%)

CAD 4.23B
ZCN:CA BMO S&P/TSX Capped Compos.. 4.43 % 0.06 %

+0.16 (+0.76%)

CAD 3.06B
MCLC:CA Manulife Multifactor Cana.. 4.40 % 0.00 %

+0.16 (+0.64%)

CAD 0.02B
QCAN SPDR MSCI Canada Strategi.. 3.37 % 0.30 %

+0.27 (+0.46%)

USD 0.04B
FDV:CA First Asset Active Canadi.. 2.99 % 1.25 %

+0.01 (+0.11%)

CAD 0.03B
XMV:CA iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol.. 2.95 % 0.34 %

+0.13 (+0.46%)

CAD 0.08B
HDAW Xtrackers MSCI All World .. 2.36 % 0.45 %

N/A

USD 3.97M
IDMO PowerShares S&P Internati.. 1.56 % 0.26 %

N/A

USD 2.87M

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Banks)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (Toronto Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -3.37% 11% F 31% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -3.37% 11% F 30% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -4.03% 9% F 32% F
Dividend Return 3.80% 31% F 48% F
Total Return -0.23% 17% F 35% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 29.91% 80% B- 72% C-
Dividend Return 22.90% 61% D- 68% D+
Total Return 52.82% 78% C+ 74% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 8.15% 91% A- 72% C-
Dividend Return 12.46% 90% A- 76% C
Total Return 4.31% 77% C+ 71% C-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 15.59% 26% F 50% F
Risk Adjusted Return 79.93% 66% D 74% C
Market Capitalization 87.66B 98% A+ 100% A+

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Banks)
Ratio vs. Market
(Toronto Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 12.80 22% F 35% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.76 17% F 33% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 20.20 8% F 6% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 5.05 41% F 42% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 13.87% 67% D+ 79% C+
Return on Invested Capital 15.86% 71% C- 85% B
Return on Assets 0.88% 82% B- 48% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 13.25% 81% B- 81% B-

Annual Financials (CAD)

Quarterly Financials (CAD)

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 total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets 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:
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.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

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.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

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

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.

BNS:CA:TSX-Bank of Nova Scotia (The)

EQUITY | Banks | Toronto Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

CAD 78.39

Change

+0.59 (+0.76)%

Market Cap

CAD 93.91B

Volume

1.22M

Yahoo Analyst Target

CAD 90.29 (15.18%)

STA Analyst Target

CAD 88.80 (13.28%)
Yahoo Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Verdict

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Values as of: 2018-02-23