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

EQUITY | Banks - Global | Toronto Stock Exchange

Last Closing

CAD 68.22

Change

+0.29 (+0.43)%

Market Cap

CAD 87.66B

Volume

1.51M

Analyst Target

CAD 78.15
Analyst Rating

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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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Largest Industry Peers for Banks - Global

ETFs Containing BNS:CA

CRQ:CA 5.99 % 0.73 %

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BGC:CA Bristol Gate Concentrated.. 4.04 % 0.84 %

+0.09 (+0.00%)

CAD 8.62M
XTR:CA iShares Diversified Month.. 0.00 % 0.62 %

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CAD 0.65B
CIL VictoryShares Internation.. 0.00 % 0.45 %

+0.23 (+0.00%)

USD 0.09B
CIZ VictoryShares Developed E.. 0.00 % 0.45 %

+0.14 (+0.00%)

USD 0.09B
WOMN:CA BMO Women In Leadership F.. 0.00 % 0.39 %

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CAD 0.05B
SHC:CA 0.00 % 0.71 %

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RWC:CA CI First Asset MSCI Canad.. 0.00 % 0.68 %

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CAD 5.85M
CRQ.A:CA 0.00 % 1.55 %

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FIE.A:CA 0.00 % 1.78 %

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HEWC iShares Currency Hedged M.. 0.00 % 0.03 %

+0.12 (+0.00%)

USD 0.05B
QCAN 0.00 % 0.30 %

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RQG:CA RBC Target 2019 Corporate.. 0.00 % 0.28 %

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CAD 0.03B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs. Industry/Classification (Banks - Global) Market Performance vs. Exchange (Toronto Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 0.25% 33% F 31% F
Dividend Return 2.56% 33% F 73% C
Total Return 2.81% 33% F 33% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -11.97% 33% F 33% F
Dividend Return 4.44% 83% B 77% C+
Total Return -7.54% 50% F 35% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -7.56% 17% F 46% F
Dividend Return 19.46% 33% F 69% D+
Total Return 11.90% 17% F 51% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 3.29% 17% F 60% D-
Dividend Return 7.38% 17% F 67% D+
Total Return 4.09% 67% D+ 78% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 16.09% 33% F 48% F
Risk Adjusted Return 45.84% 17% F 57% F
Market Capitalization 87.66B 45% F 99% A+

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification (Banks - Global) Ratio vs. Market (Toronto Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 12.80 27% F 75% C
Price/Book Ratio 1.31 45% F 46% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -3.66 45% F 83% B
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 0.00 30% F 68% D+
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 13.07% 9% F 81% B-
Return on Invested Capital 2.78% 18% F 44% F
Return on Assets 0.88% 55% F 44% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 9.10% 100% A+ 84% B

Annual Financials (CAD)

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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:
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 free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

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.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

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.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Negative cashflow

The company had negative total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector