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Last C$65.40 CAD
Change Today +0.83 / 1.29%
Volume 6.0M
As of 4:27 PM 05/29/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

bank of nova scotia (BNS) Snapshot

Open
C$65.00
Previous Close
C$64.57
Day High
C$65.67
Day Low
C$64.65
52 Week High
07/31/14 - C$74.93
52 Week Low
01/14/15 - C$60.75
Market Cap
79.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.6M
EPS TTM
C$5.45
Shares Outstanding
1.2B
EX-Date
07/3/15
P/E TM
12.0x
Dividend
C$2.72
Dividend Yield
4.04%
Current Stock Chart for BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA (BNS)

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bank of nova scotia (BNS) Details

The Bank of Nova Scotia provides various personal, commercial, corporate, and investment banking services in Canada and internationally. The company provides financial advice, solutions, and day-to-day banking products, including debit cards, checking accounts, credit cards, investments, mortgages, loans, and related creditor insurance products to individuals and small businesses; and commercial banking solutions, including lending, deposit, cash management, and trade finance solutions to medium and large businesses primarily through a network of 1,040 branches and 3,942 automated banking machines. It also offers a range of financial products, solutions, and advice to retail and commercial customers in Latin America, the Caribbean, Central America, and Asia primarily through a network of approximately 3,000 branches and offices, approximately 7,700 automated banking machines, and in-store banking kiosks. In addition, the company offers wealth management services comprising asset management and advisory services for retail and institutional investors; insurance products, such as creditor, non-creditor, life and health, home, property, and auto and travel insurance; cash management, payment services, electronic banking, business deposits, and trade services to small business, commercial, and corporate customers; and correspondent banking products and services to other financial institutions. Further, it offers corporate banking, investment banking, and capital markets solutions to corporate, government, and institutional clients, including corporate lending, equity and debt underwriting, mergers and acquisitions advisory, fixed income and equity sales, trading and research, prime brokerage, securitization, foreign exchange, and energy and rates hedging, as well as precious and base metals sales, trading, and storage. It also offers its products through mobile, Internet, and telephone banking. The Bank of Nova Scotia was founded in 1832 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

87,090 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/19/15
Founded in 1832

bank of nova scotia (BNS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Non-In...
Total Annual Compensation: C$1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$500.0K
Group Head of Global Banking & Markets and Ch...
Total Annual Compensation: C$550.0K
Group Head of Canadian Banking
Total Annual Compensation: C$550.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

bank of nova scotia (BNS) Key Developments

Bank of Nova Scotia Reportedly Mulls Acquisition Of Consumer Banking Units In Costa Rica and Panama From Citigroup

The Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS) reportedly is seeking acquisition of consumer-banking units in Costa Rica and Panama from Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). “Bank of Nova Scotia is exploring a bid for Citigroup Inc.'s consumer-banking units in Costa Rica and Panama,” people with knowledge of the matter said. “Though Scotiabank is conducting due diligence on the assets, a deal may not be reached,” the people said. Representatives for Scotiabank and Citigroup declined to comment.

HSBC Holdings Reportedly Mulls Sale of Brazilian Unit

HSBC Holdings plc (LSE:HSBA) reportedly will probably select a preferred bidder for its unprofitable Brazilian unit as early as mid-June in a sale that may raise about $4 billion, said two people with knowledge of the plan. Banks interested in the operation include Brazil’s Banco Bradesco S.A. (BOVESPA:BBDC4) and BTG Pactual Group, Spain’s Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. (BOVESPA:SANB4)and The Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS) from Canada, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the details are private. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (SEHK:1398) and China Construction Bank Corporation (SEHK:939) are also assessing the deal, one person said. “We have the obligation to look at it, because it is a very important transaction for the Brazilian financial system, but honestly, we are very happy with the platform we have,” said Joao Dantas, head of investor relations for Banco BTG Pactual. “We have about 3,500 employees and HSBC has more than 20,000 workers and the retail business is not our priority,” said Joao Dantas. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is managing the sale, the people said. Officials at HSBC, Goldman Sachs, Santander, Bank of Nova Scotia, Bradesco and ICBC declined to comment.

Bank of Nova Scotia Eyes Acquisitions In Brazil

The Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS) is looking at making acquisitions in Brazil. Bloomberg quoted Chief Executive Officer Brian Porter stating: "The bank has a history of being acquisitive and that could be anywhere within our footprint." According Bloomberg, Bank of Nova Scotia is also targeting Peru, Chile and Colombia along with Mexico.

 

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