Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) (TSE:BNS) will be releasing its earnings data before the market opens on Tuesday, November 28th. Analysts expect Bank of Nova Scotia to post earnings of $1.33 per share for the quarter.

Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) (TSE:BNS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 29th. The bank reported $1.27 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.65 by ($0.38). Bank of Nova Scotia had a net margin of 22.26% and a return on equity of 14.54%. The company had revenue of $5.22 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.28 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.54 EPS. On average, analysts expect Bank of Nova Scotia to post $5 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) opened at $66.16 on Friday. Bank of Nova Scotia has a twelve month low of $53.63 and a twelve month high of $66.78. The company has a current ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13. The company has a market capitalization of $79,261.52, a P/E ratio of 13.50, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.56 and a beta of 1.28.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 27th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 3rd were issued a dividend of $0.6294 per share. This represents a $2.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, October 2nd. This is an increase from Bank of Nova Scotia’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.56. Bank of Nova Scotia’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 50.62%.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on BNS shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Bank of Nova Scotia from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Scotiabank reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $88.00 price objective on shares of Bank of Nova Scotia in a research report on Wednesday, August 30th. Macquarie started coverage on Bank of Nova Scotia in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. They issued an “outperform” rating for the company. Canaccord Genuity set a $87.00 price objective on Bank of Nova Scotia and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Bank of Nova Scotia from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. Bank of Nova Scotia currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $84.60.

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About Bank of Nova Scotia

The Bank of Nova Scotia is an international bank and a financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and Asia-Pacific. The Bank offers a range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.

Earnings History for Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)

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