Bank of Nova Scotia (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 28, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.588 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 26,
2013. Shareholders who purchased BNS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
2.39% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of BNS was $58.59,
representing a -2.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.23 and
a 20.93% increase over the 52 week low of $48.45.
BNS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Wells Fargo & Company (
) and J P Morgan Chase & Co (
). BNS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.22. Zacks Investment Research reports BNS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.44%, compared to an
industry average of -2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to BNS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BNS as a top-10 holding:
- db-X trackers MSCI Canada Hedged Equity Fund (
- PowerShares KBW International Financial Portfolio ETF (
- SPDR S&P International Financial Sector ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IPF with an increase of
19.4% over the last 100 days. DBCN has the highest percent
weighting of BNS at 5.36%.