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bank of nova scotia (BNS) Snapshot

Open
C$72.11
Previous Close
C$72.03
Day High
C$72.11
Day Low
C$71.77
52 Week High
07/9/14 - C$72.39
52 Week Low
07/16/13 - C$56.90
Market Cap
87.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.8M
EPS TTM
C$5.31
Shares Outstanding
1.2B
EX-Date
06/27/14
P/E TM
13.6x
Dividend
C$2.56
Dividend Yield
3.50%
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The Bank of Nova Scotia provides various personal, commercial, corporate, and investment banking services in Canada and internationally. It operates in four segments: Canadian Banking, International Banking, Global Wealth & Insurance, and Global Banking & Markets. The Canadian Banking segment provides retail and small business banking products and services, including deposit accounts, investments, mortgages, loans, debit cards, credit cards, and related creditor insurance products to individuals and small businesses; and commercial banking solutions comprising deposit, lending, and cash management solutions to medium and large businesses. This segment offers its products through a network of 1,038 branches and 3,800 automated banking machines, and specialized sales teams, as well as through Internet, mobile, and telephone banking in Canada. The International Banking segment provides retail and commercial banking services to customers located in the Caribbean, Latin America, Central America, and Asia through a network of approximately 3,000 branches and offices, 7,500 automated banking machines, in-store banking kiosks, and specialized sales forces, as well as through mobile, Internet, and telephone banking. The Global Wealth & Insurance segment provides wealth management services, comprising asset management and client-facing services; and insurance products and services, such as creditor, life and health, home, and auto and travel insurance products. The Global Banking & Markets segment offers corporate lending, equity and debt underwriting, and mergers and acquisitions advisory services, as well as fixed income, derivatives, prime brokerage, securitization, foreign exchange, equity sales, trading and research, energy and agricultural commodities, and precious and base metals to corporate, government, and institutional investor clients. The Bank of Nova Scotia was founded in 1832 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

86,479 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/29/14
Founded in 1832

bank of nova scotia (BNS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Non-In...
Total Annual Compensation: C$800.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$400.0K
Group Head of Global Banking & Markets and Ch...
Total Annual Compensation: C$550.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

bank of nova scotia (BNS) Key Developments

Scotiabank Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended April 30, 2014

Scotiabank announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended April 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net interest income of CAD 3,054 million against CAD 2,782 million a year ago. Total revenue was CAD 5,725,000 against CAD 5,213,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to common shareholders was CAD 1,699 million against CAD 1,467 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were CAD 1.39 against CAD 1.22 a year ago. Adjusted diluted earnings per share were CAD 1.40 against CAD 1.23 a year ago. Return on equity was 16.3% against 16.5% a year ago. This increase in revenue was due mainly to higher net gains on investment securities, increased interest income, growth in wealth management fees and the positive impact of foreign currency translation. This increase in net interest income was attributable to growth in retail and commercial lending in International Banking, improved core banking margin and the positive impact of foreign currency translation. For the six months, the company reported net interest income of CAD 6,062 million against CAD 5,553 million a year ago. Total revenue was CAD 11,370,000 against CAD 10,384,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to common shareholders was CAD 3,306 million against CAD 2,958 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were CAD 2.73 against CAD 2.46 a year ago. Adjusted diluted earnings per share were CAD 2.74 against CAD 2.49 a year ago. The increase in total revenue was due mainly to strong net interest income, higher banking and wealth management revenues, increased trading revenues, and the positive impact of foreign currency translation. Net interest income was increased due to strong loan growth in International Banking, higher residential mortgages and consumer auto loans in Canadian Banking and the positive impact of foreign currency translation.

The Bank of Nova Scotia Announces Dividend on Non-Cumulative Preferred Shares, Payable on July 29, 2014

The Bank of Nova Scotia announced dividend on non-cumulative preferred shares Series 13, Dividend No. 37 of $0.300000 per share; Series 14, Dividend No. 30 of $0.281250 per share; Series 15, Dividend No. 29 of $0.281250 per share; Series 16, Dividend No. 27 of $0.328125 per share; Series 17, Dividend No. 26 of $0.350000 per share; Series 18, Dividend No. 25 of $0.209375 per share; Series 19, Dividend No. 5 of $0.183125 per share; Series 20, Dividend No. 25 of $0.225625 per share; Series 21, Dividend No. 3 of $0.161250 per share; Series 22, Dividend No. 23 of $0.239375 per share; Series 23, Dividend No. 2 of $0.172500 per share; Series 30, Dividend No. 17 of $0.240625 per share; Series 32, Dividend No. 14 of $0.231250 per share for the quarter ending July 31, 2014, as follows, payable on July 29, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 2, 2014.

Scotiabank Announces Quarterly Dividend Payable on July 29, 2014

The Board of Directors of Scotiabank, at its meeting on May 26, 2014, approved a dividend of 64 cents per share. This quarterly dividend applies to shareholders of record as of July 2, 2014 and is payable on July 29, 2014.

 

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