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

EQUITY | Banks | Toronto Stock Exchange

Last Closing

CAD 71.37

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

CAD 87.66B

Volume

1.96M

Analyst Target

CAD 84.33
Analyst Rating

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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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Largest Industry Peers for Banks

ETFs Containing BNS:CA

HCB:CA Hamilton Capital Canadian.. 26.06 % 0.65 %

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CAD 0.01B
RBNK:CA RBC Canadian Bank Yield I.. 23.83 % 0.33 %

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CAD 0.06B
ZEB:CA BMO Equal Weight Banks In.. 16.46 % 0.60 %

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CAD 1.40B
CIC:CA CI First Asset CanBanc In.. 12.87 % 0.84 %

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CAD 0.15B
XFN:CA iShares S&P/TSX Capped Fi.. 11.70 % 0.61 %

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CAD 1.03B
DXC:CA Dynamic iShares Active Ca.. 11.20 % 0.86 %

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CAD 0.03B
ZWB:CA BMO Covered Call Canadian.. 10.00 % 0.71 %

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CAD 1.85B
CEW.A:CA iShares Equal Weight Banc.. 9.87 % 1.44 %

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CAD 0.06B
CEW:CA iShares Equal Weight Banc.. 9.81 % 0.60 %

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CAD 0.15B
VDY:CA Vanguard FTSE Canadian Hi.. 9.27 % 0.22 %

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CAD 0.51B
BNC:CA Purpose Canadian Financia.. 9.00 % 0.68 %

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CAD 2.17M
FIE.A:CA iShares Canadian Financia.. 8.98 % 1.78 %

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CAD 0.09B
XDIV:CA iShares Core MSCI Canadia.. 8.45 % 0.11 %

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CAD 0.14B
SHC:CA Sphere FTSE Canada Sustai.. 8.36 % 0.71 %

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CAD 3.84M
XCV:CA iShares Canadian Value In.. 7.84 % 0.55 %

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CAD 0.05B
HEF:CA Horizons Enhanced Income .. 7.42 % 0.83 %

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CAD 0.02B
PDC:CA Invesco Canadian Dividend.. 7.36 % 0.55 %

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CAD 0.65B
FIE:CA iShares Canadian Financia.. 6.99 % 0.97 %

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CAD 0.65B
CRQ.A:CA iShares Canadian Fundamen.. 6.19 % 1.55 %

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CAD 0.03B
DRMC:CA Desjardins RI Canada - Lo.. 5.95 % 0.29 %

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CAD 4.01M
ZVC:CA BMO MSCI Canada Value Ind.. 5.82 % 0.40 %

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CAD 6.00M
CRQ:CA iShares Canadian Fundamen.. 5.81 % 0.73 %

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CAD 0.22B
PXC:CA Invesco FTSE RAFI Canadia.. 5.67 % 0.50 %

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CAD 0.28B
RCD:CA RBC Quant Canadian Divide.. 5.44 % 0.43 %

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CAD 0.12B
FLRM:CA Franklin Liberty Risk Man.. 5.42 % 0.33 %

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CAD 0.02B
XDV:CA iShares Canadian Select D.. 5.28 % 0.55 %

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CAD 1.32B
VCE:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada Inde.. 5.26 % 0.06 %

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CAD 0.65B
QCE:CA Mackenzie Canadian Large .. 5.06 % 0.06 %

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CAD 0.07B
FLCA Franklin FTSE Canada 5.04 % 0.09 %

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USD 4.92M
XIU:CA iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index .. 4.77 % 0.18 %

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CAD 9.61B
XEI:CA iShares S&P/TSX Composite.. 4.74 % 0.22 %

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CAD 0.61B
HEWC iShares Currency Hedged M.. 4.55 % 0.03 %

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USD 0.04B
XESG:CA iShares ESG MSCI Canada I.. 4.50 % 0.00 %

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CAD 5.00M
FCCL:CA Fidelity Canadian Low Vol.. 4.47 % 0.00 %

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CAD 9.42M
EWC iShares MSCI Canada Index.. 4.47 % 0.47 %

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USD 2.59B
ZCAN SPDR Solactive Canada 4.30 % 0.30 %

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USD 0.02B
TTP:CA TD Canadian Equity Index .. 4.29 % 0.07 %

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CAD 0.02B
VCN:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada All .. 4.18 % 0.06 %

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CAD 1.97B
FLCD:CA Franklin FTSE Canada All .. 4.06 % 0.00 %

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CAD 0.27B
QCN:CA Mackenzie Canadian Equity.. 4.03 % 0.06 %

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CAD 0.04B
MCLC:CA Manulife Multifactor Cana.. 4.01 % 0.45 %

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CAD 0.04B
QCD:CA AGFiQ Enhanced Core Canad.. 3.91 % 0.45 %

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CAD 0.10B
XIC:CA iShares Core S&P/TSX Capp.. 3.73 % 0.06 %

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CAD 5.28B
ZCN:CA BMO S&P/TSX Capped Compos.. 3.73 % 0.05 %

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CAD 4.03B
FCCQ:CA Fidelity Canadian High Qu.. 3.45 % 0.00 %

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CAD 5.38M
QCAN SPDR MSCI Canada Strategi.. 3.21 % 0.30 %

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USD 0.02B
WOMN:CA BMO Women in Leadership F.. 3.18 % 0.39 %

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CAD 2.12M
HBG:CA Hamilton Capital Global B.. 2.91 % 1.15 %

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CAD 0.04B
XMV:CA iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol.. 2.90 % 0.33 %

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CAD 0.10B
HFY:CA Hamilton Capital Global F.. 2.88 % 1.20 %

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CAD 0.06B
BANK:CA BMO Global Banks Hedged t.. 2.36 % 0.39 %

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CAD 7.96M
RWC:CA CI First Asset MSCI Canad.. 2.24 % 0.68 %

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CAD 8.61M
HDAW Xtrackers MSCI All World .. 1.72 % 0.32 %

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USD 0.02B
CID VictoryShares Internation.. 1.54 % 0.45 %

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USD 0.04B
XGRO:CA iShares Core Growth ETF P.. 0.76 % 0.84 %

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CAD 0.15B
XBAL:CA iShares Core Balanced ETF.. 0.59 % 0.76 %

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CAD 0.13B
CIZ VictoryShares Developed E.. 0.00 % 0.45 %

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USD 0.12B
IDLV Invesco S&P International.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

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USD 0.81B
CIL VictoryShares Internation.. 0.00 % 0.45 %

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USD 0.04B
FIVA Fidelity International Va.. 0.00 % 0.39 %

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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 4.88% 72% C- 69% D+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 4.88% 68% D+ 69% D+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -13.08% 20% F 38% F
Dividend Return 3.07% 14% F 41% F
Total Return -10.01% 14% F 39% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 10.77% 74% C 68% D+
Dividend Return 21.57% 45% F 63% D
Total Return 32.35% 71% C- 71% C-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 3.94% 86% B 66% D
Dividend Return 8.02% 88% B+ 71% C-
Total Return 4.08% 66% D 68% D+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 15.85% 28% F 46% F
Risk Adjusted Return 50.58% 49% F 62% 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 22% F 34% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.44 19% F 34% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 1.64 18% F 35% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 4.94 34% F 40% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 13.60% 64% D 77% C+
Return on Invested Capital N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Return on Assets 0.90% 82% B- 48% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 9.50% 96% A 86% 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.

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:
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.

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 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.