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Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 02, 2015

Bank of Nova Scotia ( BNS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 02, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.5432 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 28, 2015. Shareholders who purchased BNS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -4.32% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $50.23, the dividend yield is 4.33%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BNS was $50.23, representing a -26.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.71 and a 5.48% increase over the 52 week low of $47.62.

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 $5.02. Zacks Investment Research reports BNS's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -4.3%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.

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:

  • iShares MSCI Canada Index Fund ( EWC )
  • SPDR MSCI Canada Quality Mix ETF ( QCAN )
  • iShares International Preferred Stock ETF ( IPFF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EWC with an decrease of -6.4% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BNS at 4.94%.

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


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

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