Bank of Nova Scotia (
) 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 (
) and J P Morgan Chase & Co (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.