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Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 03, 2014
By: NASDAQ.com News
Bank of Nova Scotia ( BNS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 03, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.5828 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 29, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BNS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -6% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of BNS was $62.55, representing a -1.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.50 and a 20.17% 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 $4.93. Zacks Investment Research reports BNS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.65%, compared to an industry average of -.5%.