BNS Bank of Nova Scotia

  • STOCK
  • BNS
  • Price as of: Aug 28, 11:23 PM EDT
  • $45.13
  • -$0.21
  • -0.5%
  • Industry
  • Foreign money center banks
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BNS Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    4.85% Financial Average 5.37%
  • Annual Payout
    $2.19 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    50.5% EPS $4.33
  • Dividend Growth
    3 yrs Since 2012
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DARS Rating™ Breakdown

Dividend.com DARS Rating™ Breakdown for BNS

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Relative Strength Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking 1 year return is slightly above Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Yield is better than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

BNS Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for BNS 4.1% -0.6% 3 years
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for BNS
Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

BNS Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$2.3430 2014 -0.6%
$2.3570 2013 8.2%
Historical Dividend Data

BNS Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.7000 2015-08-28 2015-10-02 2015-10-06 2015-10-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5470 2015-05-28 2015-07-02 2015-07-07 2015-07-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5430 2015-03-02 2015-04-02 2015-04-07 2015-04-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5680 2014-12-05 2015-01-02 2015-01-06 2015-01-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5890 2014-08-26 2014-10-03 2014-10-07 2014-10-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5970 2014-05-27 2014-06-30 2014-07-02 2014-07-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5740 2014-03-04 2014-03-28 2014-04-01 2014-04-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5830 2013-12-06 2014-01-03 2014-01-07 2014-01-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6200 2013-08-27 2013-09-27 2013-10-01 2013-10-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5750 2013-05-28 2013-06-28 2013-07-02 2013-07-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5880 2013-03-05 2013-03-28 2013-04-02 2013-04-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5740 2012-12-07 2012-12-28 2013-01-02 2013-01-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5800 2012-08-28 2012-09-28 2012-10-02 2012-10-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5360 2012-05-29 2012-06-29 2012-07-03 2012-07-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5500 2012-03-06 2012-03-30 2012-04-03 2012-04-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5120 2011-12-02 2011-12-29 2012-01-03 2012-01-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5040 2011-08-30 2011-09-30 2011-10-04 2011-10-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5340 2011-05-31 2011-06-30 2011-07-05 2011-07-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5460 2011-03-08 2011-04-01 2011-04-05 2011-04-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4900 2010-12-03 2010-12-31 2011-01-04 2011-01-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4750 2010-08-31 2010-10-01 2010-10-05 2010-10-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4750 2010-06-01 2010-07-01 2010-07-06 2010-07-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4800 2010-03-09 2010-04-01 2010-04-06 2010-04-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4610 2009-12-08 2009-12-31 2010-01-05 2010-01-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2009-08-28 2009-10-02 2009-10-06 2009-10-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4300 2009-05-28 2009-07-02 2009-07-07 2009-07-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3930 2009-03-03 2009-04-03 2009-04-07 2009-04-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4900 2008-12-02 2009-01-02 2009-01-06 2009-01-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4550 2008-08-26 2008-10-03 2008-10-07 2008-10-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4950 2008-05-27 2008-06-30 2008-07-02 2008-07-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4610 2008-03-04 2008-03-28 2008-04-01 2008-04-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4700 2007-12-06 2007-12-28 2008-01-02 2008-01-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4730 2007-08-28 2007-09-28 2007-10-02 2007-10-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4230 2007-05-29 2007-06-29 2007-07-03 2007-07-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3740 2007-03-06 2007-03-30 2007-04-03 2007-04-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3570 2006-12-08 2006-12-28 2007-01-02 2007-01-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3490 2006-08-29 2006-09-29 2006-10-03 2006-10-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3440 2006-05-29 2006-06-29 2006-07-04 2006-07-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3010 2006-03-03 2006-03-31 2006-04-04 2006-04-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3010 2005-11-29 2005-12-29 2006-01-03 2006-01-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2005-08-30 2005-09-30 2005-10-04 2005-10-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2760 2005-05-31 2005-06-30 2005-07-05 2005-07-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2650 2005-03-01 2005-04-01 2005-04-05 2005-04-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2004-11-30 2004-12-31 2005-01-04 2005-01-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2370 2004-08-31 2004-10-01 2004-10-05 2004-10-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2240 2004-06-01 2004-07-01 2004-07-06 2004-07-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2004-03-02 2004-04-29 2004-04-06 2004-04-28 NM Stock Split NM
$0.1900 2004-03-01 2004-04-02 2004-04-06 2004-04-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2003-12-02 2004-01-02 2004-01-06 2004-01-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1650 2003-08-26 2003-10-03 2003-10-07 2003-10-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1625 2003-05-27 2003-06-30 2003-07-02 2003-07-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1350 2003-03-04 2003-03-28 2003-04-01 2003-04-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2002-12-03 2003-01-03 2003-01-07 2003-01-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1150 2002-08-27 2002-09-27 2002-10-01 2002-10-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2002-05-28 2002-06-28 2002-07-02 2002-07-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1150 2002-03-05 2002-03-28 2002-04-02 2002-04-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2001-12-05 2001-12-28 2002-01-02 2002-01-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2001-08-28 2001-09-28 2001-10-02 2001-10-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.7750 2001-05-29 2001-06-28 2001-07-03 2001-07-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
1-for-5 2001-05-10 NM Stock Split NM
$0.4850 2001-03-06 2001-03-30 2001-04-03 2001-04-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4625 2000-12-06 2000-12-28 2001-01-02 2001-01-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4675 2000-08-29 2000-09-29 2000-10-03 2000-10-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4050 2000-06-01 2000-06-29 2000-07-04 2000-07-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4125 2000-02-29 2000-03-31 2000-04-04 2000-04-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4150 1999-11-30 1999-12-30 2000-01-04 2000-01-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4100 1999-08-31 1999-10-01 1999-10-05 1999-10-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3575 1999-05-26 1999-07-01 1999-07-06 1999-07-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3475 1999-03-02 1999-04-01 1999-04-06 1999-04-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3575 1998-12-02 1998-12-31 1999-01-05 1999-01-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3250 1998-08-25 1998-10-02 1998-10-06 1998-10-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1688 1998-05-26 1998-07-03 1998-07-07 1998-07-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1750 1998-02-24 1998-04-03 1998-04-07 1998-04-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1998-01-27 1998-02-10 1998-02-12 1998-02-19 NM Stock Split NM
$0.3475 1997-11-26 1998-01-02 1998-01-06 1998-01-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3338 1997-08-26 1997-10-03 1997-10-07 1997-10-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3338 1997-05-27 1997-06-30 1997-07-02 1997-07-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3375 1997-02-25 1997-03-27 1997-04-01 1997-04-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3425 1996-11-28 1997-01-03 1997-01-07 1997-01-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3100 1996-08-27 1996-09-27 1996-10-01 1996-10-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3112 1996-05-28 1996-06-27 1996-07-02 1996-07-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2838 1996-02-27 1996-03-29 1996-04-02 1996-04-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2825 1995-11-30 1995-12-27 1996-01-02 1996-01-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2863 1995-08-29 1995-09-29 1995-10-03 1995-10-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2813 1995-05-30 1995-06-29 1995-07-04 1995-07-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2750 1995-02-28 1995-03-29 1995-04-04 1995-04-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2788 1994-11-30 1994-12-22 1995-01-03 1995-01-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2675 1994-08-30 1994-09-28 1994-10-04 1994-10-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2625 1994-05-31 1994-06-28 1994-07-05 1994-07-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2663 1994-03-01 1994-03-29 1994-04-05 1994-04-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2725 1993-11-26 1993-12-28 1994-01-04 1994-01-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2650 1993-09-01 1993-09-21 1993-09-27 1993-10-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2738 1993-05-28 1993-06-22 1993-06-28 1993-07-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2813 1993-03-02 1993-03-22 1993-03-28 1993-04-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2750 1992-11-27 1992-12-18 1992-12-27 1993-01-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

BNS Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Financial

Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) (commonly known as Scotiabank) is a financial services company that focuses on retail, commercial, corporate and investment banking. The bank has three business lines, Canadian Banking, International Banking, and Scotia Capital and Global Wealth Management. The company was founded in 1832, and is based in Toronto, Canada. Bank of Nova Scotia is largely affected by the general Canadian economy. As well, Bank of Nova Scotia is affected by capital markets in Canada. Bank of Nova Scotia has been paying dividends since 1833, and has increased dividends in 42 of the last 45 years. The most recent cut to its dividend was in 2013. Bank of Nova Scotia pays its dividends quarterly.

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