Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 27, 2013

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Bank of Nova Scotia ( BNS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.62 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BNS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.9% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $57.8, the dividend yield is 4.29%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BNS was $57.8, representing a -4.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.23 and a 11.05% increase over the 52 week low of $52.05.

BNS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). BNS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.9. Zacks Investment Research reports BNS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.01%, compared to an industry average of 1.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BNS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to BNS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BNS as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW International Financial Portfolio ETF ( KBWX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWX with an increase of 24.91% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BNS at 3.13%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: BNS , JPM , KBWX , WFC

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