3.99% Aug 29, 08:48 PM
$2.64 Paid Quarterly
52.4% EPS $5.04
2 years Since 2012
32 days Oct 03, 2014

BNS - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date Oct 03

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.6600 2014-08-26 2014-10-03 2014-10-07 2014-10-29 Regular
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BNS - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 3.99%

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BNS - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $2.64

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BNS - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for BNS. -2.4% -18.8% 2 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

BNS - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 2 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.8200 2013 -18.8%
$2.2400 2012 7.7%

BNS - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 2 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.6600 2014-08-26 2014-10-03 2014-10-07 2014-10-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6400 2014-05-27 2014-06-30 2014-07-02 2014-07-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6400 2014-03-04 2014-03-28 2014-04-01 2014-04-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6200 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

Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) - News

  • Before Tuesday's opening bell, The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) posted higher third quarter earnings, but missed estimates by a penny. BNS...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Before the opening bell on Tuesday morning, The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS)  reported its second quarter earnings, posting higher net income than...
  • Before the opening bell on Friday morning, The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) reported its first quarter earnings, posting $1.7 billion in earnings...
  • The Bank of Nova Scotia Meets EPS Estimates; Declares Dividend (BNS)

    Before the opening bell today, The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) announced its fourth quarter earnings, posting higher net income than last year's same quarter.  BNS Earnings in Brief -BNS reported Q4 net income of $1.7 billion, up 12% from last year's Q4 net income of $1.52 billion. -Adjusted diluted EPS came in at $1.31, up from last year's Q4 EPS of $1.20. -The company's EPS matched analysts' EPS estimates. -For the full year, BNS reported net income of $6.7 billion, and EPS per diluted share of $5.15. CEO Commentary Brian Porter, Scotiabank President and CEO, had the following to say about the company's fiscal year: "Scotiabank experienced another year of solid performance with underlying earnings growing 15%. The Bank's enterprise strategy and diversified business model continue to differentiate us from our competitors in Canada and internationally and once again have enabled us to deliver strong results." Dividend Declared BNS declared a quarterly dividend of 62 cents, which will be paid on January 29, 2014 to all shareholders of record on January 7, 2014. The stock goes ex-dividend on January 3. BNS most recently its dividend in October this year, where the dividend increased from 60 to 62 cents. Stock Performance BNS stock was inactive in pre-market trading. YTD, the stock is up just 2.06%, lagging the broader market.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) have a yield of 4.16% based on Thursday's closing price of $59.58 and the company's annualized payout of $2.48. The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Bank of Nova Scotia Q3 Profit Slides, But Results Top Estimates; Boosts Dividend Payout by 3.3% (BNS)

    Before the opening bell on Tuesday, financial services company The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) reported a 14% year-over-year decline in third quarter profits on flat revenues; however, both results topped Wall Street analysts' estimates. The company also boosted its dividend payout. The Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based company posted a third quarter net income of C$1.768 billion, or C$1.37 per share, down from C$2.051 billion, or C$1.69 per share, earned in the same period a year ago. The company's net income attributed to common shareholders came in at C$1.649 billion, down from C$1.946 billion last year. Adjusting for certain items, including a C$90 million after-tax benefit in International Banking, Bank of Nova Scotia posted earnings of C$1.39 per share in the third quarter. According to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, the company was expected to earn C$1.30 per share in the quarter. The company's total revenues in the third quarter came in at C$5.523 billion versus C$5.512 billion in revenues posted in the same period in 2012. On average, analysts were expecting Bank of Nova Scotia's third quarter revenues to come in at C$5.37 billion. Furthermore, the company said its net interest income rose 14% year-over-year, coming in at C$2.935 billion. Meanwhile, net fee and commission revenues rose 12%, coming in at C$1.75 billion in the quarter. Also, Bank of Nova Scotia announced a slight increase to its quarterly dividend payout. The company will now pay out 62 cents per share, up from the previous payout of 60 cents per share. This dividend will be paid on October 29 to shareholders of record on October 1. Bank of Nova Scotia shares were inactive during pre-market trading on Tuesday. The stock is down 3.42% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) offer a dividend yield of 4.44% based on Monday's closing price of $55.90 and the company's dividend payout of $2.48 per share. The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • The following companies announced a change in their dividend payouts today. Companies Increasing Dividend Payouts Agree Realty (ADC) has...
  • Scotiabank Q1 Profit Rises 13%; Beats Expectations; Boosts Dividend 5% (BNS)

    Before the bell on Tuesday, Canadian financial services company The Bank of Nova Scotia (or Scotiabank) (BNS) reported an increase in its first quarter profit and revenue, topping Wall Street estimates. The Toronto-based, Canadian bank said it earned C$1.625 billion, or C$1.25 per share, in the first quarter, up 13% from C$1.436 billion, or C$1.20 per share, in the same period a year earlier. Adjusted earnings per share came in at C$1.27 in the first quarter, up from C$1.22 a year ago. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters had expected BNS to earn C$1.25 per share in the quarter. Scotiabank's total revenue for the first quarter was C$5.182 billion. A year earlier the bank's revenue was C$4.621 billion. Analysts were expecting revenue to be C$5.04 billion in the quarter. Moreover, BNS said it was raising its dividend from 57 Canadian cents per share to 60 Canadian cents per share, an increase of 5%. This dividend will be paid on April 26 with an ex-dividend date of March 28. Bank of Nova Scotia shares were up 66 cents, or +1.10%, during Tuesday morning trading. The stock is up about +15% over the past twelve months. The Bottom Line Shares of Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) have a dividend yield of 4.01% based on Tuesday's intraday trading price of $59.89 and the company's updated annualized dividend payout of $2.40 per share. The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 0.0 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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