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Bank Of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS)
Stock Analysis

▼ -0.08%-0.05

Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 10.4 years of data (i.e. since Nov 13, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Bank Of Nova Scotia trades on the Toronto exchange in CAD dollars.


It is in the financial sector.

Current Status of Bank Of Nova Scotia

It is currently trading at $65.76 ($65.81 the previous day).It pays a 6.21% dividend.


The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.36562.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is -4.4% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 0.04. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year74.730099009901-8.9- Below Average
2 year82.02420245398832.8+ Above Average
3 year61.751652719665-13.1- Below Average
4 year71.046516245487-4.7- Below Average
5 year74.576920152091-5.9- Below Average


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -45.0%. It has a up and down shape to the stock curve, which means the stock can have significant gains followed by losses. Good for day trading, but needs to be watched if held for any significant amount of time.

Stock shape test


The P/E value is 9.08. The stock is under valued as the industry standard in the financial sector is a P/E of 13.24.

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Scotia Global Asset Management announces March 2023 cash distributions for Scotia ETFs

Tue, 21 Mar 2023 13:00:00 Scotia Global Asset Management today announced the March 2023 cash distributions for the Scotia ETFs listed on the NEO Exchange, which pay on a monthly or quarterly basis, as noted below. Unitholders of record on March 28, 2023 will receive a cash distribution ...... Read Full Article

Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) shareholders have earned a 18% CAGR over the last three years

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Fri, 10 Mar 2023 14:00:00 Today, Scotiabank released its 2022 Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Report. Annually, the ESG report provides key updates and insights into Scotiabank's progress on its environmental, social and governance initiatives in its operations, with its customers and in communities across its ...... Read Full Article

Scotiabank's Loretta Marcoccia named to Report on Business Best Executive Award List

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Scotiabank Supports and Celebrates Women Year-Round with Renewal of Partnership with Dress for Success Canada Foundation

Wed, 08 Mar 2023 14:00:00 This International Women's Day, Scotiabank is renewing its support for Dress for Success Canada Foundation and its Professional Women's Group (PWG) program with a $900,000 investment over three years. This investment is part of ScotiaRISE, the Bank's 10-year $500 million initiative to ...... Read Full Article

Scotiabank and the Canadian Women's Foundation announce $800,000 community investment to help women and gender-diverse people navigate barriers to employment

Tue, 07 Mar 2023 14:00:00 Today, Scotiabank announced an $800,000 community investment in the Canadian Women's Foundation, to support the organization's national movement for gender equality in Canada and their work to help women and gender-diverse people transition from low-wage and part-time work into more sustainable ...... Read Full Article

Millennials and Gen Zs finding creative ways to spend on travel this Spring, new Scotiabank Survey

Tue, 07 Mar 2023 12:00:00 Young Canadians are prioritizing traveling this spring, despite dull economic outlook. Even as the economic outlook is far from sunny, Canadians aged 18-34 (42%), 61% of Gen Z and a third of Millennials (32%) plan to travel this spring according to a new ...... Read Full Article

Scotiabank Proxy Circular Now Available

Fri, 03 Mar 2023 15:00:00 Scotiabank's Notice of the 191st Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Management Proxy Circular is now available at It can be found under the Annual Report and Annual General Meeting menu in the website's Investor Relations section.... Read Full Article

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Why Is Bank of Nova Scotia's Dividend So High?

Thu, 02 Mar 2023 14:53:58 The bank turned in a lackluster fourth quarter, highlighting its differentiated business profile but also its Achilles heel.... Read Full Article

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The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Q1 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Thu, 02 Mar 2023 11:07:58 The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Q1 2023 Earnings Call Transcript February 28, 2023 John McCartney: Good morning, and welcome to Scotiabank’s 2023 First Quarter Results Presentation. My name is John McCartney. I’m Head of Investor Relations here at Scotiabank. Presenting ...... Read Full Article

Majority of young Canadians are not educated on financial fraud, according to Scotiabank Youth Fraud Poll

Thu, 02 Mar 2023 11:00:00 According to a recent Scotiabank Youth Fraud poll, 63% of young Canadians have not been educated in school about financial fraud or how to protect themselves from scammers. Three out of four young Canadians have been targeted or fallen victim to ...... Read Full Article

Scotiabank's Group Head and Chief Financial Officer Raj Viswanathan to Speak at the 2023 RBC Capital Markets Global Financial Institutions Conference

Wed, 01 Mar 2023 14:00:00 Raj Viswanathan, Scotiabank's Group Head and Chief Financial Officer, will be participating in a fireside chat at the 2023 RBC Capital Markets Global Financial Institutions Conference in New York on March 7, 2023. Mr. Viswanathan is scheduled to participate from 3:20 p.m. to 3:50 ...... Read Full Article

Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Q1 Earnings and Revenues Lag Estimates

Tue, 28 Feb 2023 12:55:12 Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -9.87% and 2.90%, respectively, for the quarter ended January 2023. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?... Read Full Article

WRAPUP 3-BMO, Scotiabank build loan loss reserves as economic uncertainty rises

Tue, 28 Feb 2023 11:45:22 Bank of Montreal and Bank of Nova Scotia stockpiled rainy-day funds and reported a fall in first-quarter profit on Tuesday, as the Canadian lenders prepare for customers slipping on payments amid rising concerns of a recession. Shares in Scotiabank dropped 5% ...... Read Full Article

Canada's Scotiabank profit falls on capital market slump, provisions

Tue, 28 Feb 2023 11:19:01 Net income, excluding one-off items, came in at C$2.37 billion ($1.75 billion), or C$1.85 a share, in the three months ended Jan. 31, compared with C$2.76 billion, or C$2.15 a share, a year earlier. Canada's central bank over the past 11 months has ...... Read Full Article

UPDATE 1-Canada's Scotiabank profit falls on capital market slump, provisions

Tue, 28 Feb 2023 11:16:08 Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) reported a lower first-quarter profit on Tuesday, as a lull in its investment banking division dented income from its capital markets unit and compelled the Canadian lender to set aside higher provisions. Net income, excluding ...... Read Full Article

Scotiabank Announces Dividend on Outstanding Shares

Tue, 28 Feb 2023 11:05:00 Scotiabank today announced a dividend on the outstanding shares of the Bank, payable April 26, 2023 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 4, 2023:... Read Full Article