Financial Health Check: Examining Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS)’s Key Ratios

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Bank Of Nova Scotia (NYSE: BNS) closed the day trading at $45.30 down -2.05% from the previous closing price of $46.25. In other words, the price has decreased by -$2.05 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.82 million shares were traded. BNS stock price reached its highest trading level at $46.13 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $45.28.


For a better understanding of BNS, let’s look at its different ratios. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 2.85 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.53.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, BNS now has a Market Capitalization of 56524431360 and an Enterprise Value of -97810481152. As of this moment, Bank’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 10.19, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 8.96. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 2.04. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.02 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.08. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at -3.312.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for BNS is 1.02, which has changed by -0.05605334 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2586832 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, BNS has reached a high of $51.98, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $39.79. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -4.25%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -2.64%.

Shares Statistics:

Over the past 3-months, BNS traded about 1.77M shares per day on average, while over the past 10 days, BNS traded about 1654510 shares per day. A total of 1.23B shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 1.23B. Insiders hold about 0.04% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 48.91% stake in the company. Shares short for BNS as of 1715731200 were 21771867 with a Short Ratio of 12.32, compared to 1713139200 on 24442832.

Dividends & Splits

BNS’s forward annual dividend rate is 3.16, up from 4.24 a year ago. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.09167567The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 5.53. The current Payout Ratio is 71.57% for BNS, which recently paid a dividend on 2024-04-01 with an ex-dividend date of 1719964800. Stock splits for the company last occurred on 2004-04-29 when the company split stock in a 2:1 ratio.

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