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

EQUITY | Banks | Toronto Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

CAD 75.98

Change

-0.19 (-0.25)%

Market Cap

CAD 93.65B

Volume

1.32M

Yahoo Analyst Target

CAD 87.77 (15.52%)

STA Analyst Target

CAD 89.25 (17.47%)
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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: 2018-07-20 )

Largest Industry Peers for Banks

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

+0.08 (+0.08%)

CAD 146.34B
TD:CA Toronto-Dominion Bank (The)

-0.31 (-0.41%)

CAD 139.54B
BMO:CA Bank of Montreal

-0.03 (-0.03%)

CAD 66.39B
CM:CA Canadian Imperial Bank Of Comm..

+0.13 (+0.11%)

CAD 51.44B
NA:CA National Bank of Canada

-0.06 (-0.10%)

CAD 21.41B
CWB:CA Canadian Western Bank

-0.02 (-0.06%)

CAD 3.21B
LB:CA Laurentian Bank of Canada

-0.27 (-0.59%)

CAD 1.90B
FN:CA First National Financial Corpo..

-0.03 (-0.10%)

CAD 1.75B
HCG:CA Home Capital Group Inc.

-0.02 (-0.13%)

CAD 1.21B
TD.PF.H:CA Toronto-Dominion Bank (The) 5-..

+0.01 (+0.04%)

CAD 1.04B

ETFs Containing BNS:CA

RBNK:CA RBC Canadian Bank Yield I.. 23.21 % 0.34 %

-0.08 (-0.39%)

CAD 0.04B
ZEB:CA BMO Equal Weight Banks In.. 15.61 % 0.62 %

-0.02 (-0.07%)

CAD 1.39B
CIC:CA First Asset CanBanc Incom.. 14.01 % 0.84 %

-0.02 (-0.17%)

CAD 0.16B
XFN:CA iShares S&P/TSX Capped Fi.. 11.99 % 0.61 %

-0.09 (-0.24%)

CAD 1.00B
DXC:CA Dynamic iShares Active Ca.. 11.20 % 0.86 %

-0.11 (-0.48%)

CAD 0.01B
BNC:CA Purpose Canadian Financia.. 10.52 % 0.69 %

N/A

CAD 3.38M
CEW.A:CA iShares Equal Weight Banc.. 9.87 % 1.44 %

N/A

CAD 0.06B
CEW:CA iShares Equal Weight Banc.. 9.63 % 0.60 %

-0.04 (-0.31%)

CAD 0.18B
VDY:CA Vanguard FTSE Canadian Hi.. 9.41 % 0.22 %

-0.23 (-0.68%)

CAD 0.45B
ZWB:CA BMO Covered Call Canadian.. 9.31 % 0.72 %

-0.02 (-0.10%)

CAD 1.86B
FIE.A:CA iShares Canadian Financia.. 8.98 % 1.78 %

N/A

CAD 0.09B
RCE:CA RBC Quant Canadian Equity.. 8.79 % 0.44 %

N/A

CAD 0.02B
FIE:CA iShares Canadian Financia.. 8.47 % 0.93 %

-0.02 (-0.27%)

CAD 0.60B
SHC:CA Sphere FTSE Canada Sustai.. 8.40 % 0.71 %

N/A

CAD 0.01B
XDIV:CA iShares Core MSCI Canadia.. 8.36 % 0.11 %

-0.10 (-0.48%)

CAD 0.05B
HEF:CA Horizons Enhanced Income .. 8.18 % 0.83 %

N/A

CAD 0.02B
XCV:CA iShares Canadian Value In.. 7.66 % 0.55 %

-0.22 (-0.81%)

CAD 0.06B
PDC:CA PowerShares Canadian Divi.. 7.49 % 0.55 %

-0.22 (-0.81%)

CAD 0.35B
RCD:CA RBC Quant Canadian Divide.. 6.90 % 0.43 %

-0.11 (-0.53%)

CAD 0.13B
QCD:CA AGFiQ Enhanced Core Canad.. 6.61 % 0.00 %

-0.16 (-0.59%)

CAD 0.06B
CRQ.A:CA iShares Canadian Fundamen.. 6.19 % 1.55 %

N/A

CAD 0.03B
PXC:CA PowerShares FTSE RAFI Can.. 5.96 % 0.51 %

-0.17 (-0.61%)

CAD 0.25B
ZVC:CA BMO MSCI Canada Value Ind.. 5.57 % 0.40 %

N/A

CAD 6.49M
VCE:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada Inde.. 5.42 % 0.06 %

-0.22 (-0.63%)

CAD 0.57B
FLCA Franklin FTSE Canada 5.41 % 0.09 %

+0.12 (+0.48%)

USD 5.01M
XIU:CA iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index .. 5.26 % 0.17 %

-0.16 (-0.65%)

CAD 9.97B
QCE:CA Mackenzie Canadian Large .. 5.11 % 0.06 %

+0.32 (+0.32%)

CAD 0.11B
XDV:CA iShares Canadian Select D.. 5.07 % 0.55 %

-0.15 (-0.60%)

CAD 1.39B
FLRM:CA Franklin Liberty Risk Man.. 4.94 % 0.34 %

N/A

CAD 0.01B
EWC iShares MSCI Canada Index.. 4.86 % 0.49 %

+0.07 (+0.24%)

USD 2.93B
XEI:CA iShares S&P/TSX Composite.. 4.79 % 0.22 %

-0.16 (-0.75%)

CAD 0.53B
FDV:CA First Asset Active Canadi.. 4.42 % 1.03 %

N/A

CAD 0.03B
TTP:CA TD S&P/TSX Capped Composi.. 4.32 % 0.08 %

N/A

CAD 0.01B
VCN:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada All .. 4.30 % 0.06 %

-0.22 (-0.66%)

CAD 1.54B
MCLC:CA Manulife Multifactor Cana.. 4.07 % 0.42 %

N/A

CAD 0.03B
QCN:CA Mackenzie Canadian Equity.. 4.04 % 0.00 %

-0.17 (-0.17%)

CAD 0.02B
ZCN:CA BMO S&P/TSX Capped Compos.. 4.00 % 0.06 %

-0.15 (-0.67%)

CAD 3.85B
XIC:CA iShares Core S&P/TSX Capp.. 3.99 % 0.06 %

-0.18 (-0.68%)

CAD 4.11B
QCAN SPDR MSCI Canada Strategi.. 3.16 % 0.30 %

+0.21 (+0.35%)

USD 0.04B
TLV:CA PowerShares S&P/TSX Compo.. 2.38 % 0.34 %

-0.07 (-0.25%)

CAD 0.35B
HDAW Xtrackers MSCI All World .. 2.08 % 0.45 %

+0.21 (+0.82%)

USD 0.04B
CIZ VictoryShares Developed E.. 0.38 % 0.45 %

+0.26 (+0.77%)

N/A
CIL VictoryShares Internation.. 0.38 % 0.45 %

+0.07 (+0.17%)

N/A
BANK:CA BMO Global Banks Hedged t.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.16 (-0.78%)

CAD 0.01B
IDMO Invesco S&P International.. 0.00 % 0.26 %

N/A

USD 2.67M
FIVA Fidelity International Va.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

+0.07 (+0.28%)

USD 0.01B

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 -6.34% 12% F 25% F
Dividend Return 1.01% 7% F 23% F
Total Return -5.33% 10% F 25% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -2.99% 8% F 30% F
Dividend Return 3.06% 19% F 39% F
Total Return 0.08% 12% F 29% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 28.71% 77% C+ 68% D+
Dividend Return 22.77% 62% D- 66% D
Total Return 51.48% 77% C+ 72% C-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 6.69% 91% A- 70% C-
Dividend Return 10.90% 91% A- 75% C
Total Return 4.21% 78% C+ 70% C-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 15.44% 26% F 49% F
Risk Adjusted Return 70.60% 59% F 69% D+
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 24% F 34% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.65 19% F 34% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.66 11% F 16% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 3.69 43% F 45% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 14.22% 69% D+ 77% C+
Return on Invested Capital N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Return on Assets 0.92% 83% B 47% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 11.25% 85% B 83% 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 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 75.98

Change

-0.19 (-0.25)%

Market Cap

CAD 93.65B

Volume

1.32M

Yahoo Analyst Target

CAD 87.77 (15.52%)

STA Analyst Target

CAD 89.25 (17.47%)
Yahoo Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Verdict

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Values as of: 2018-07-20