Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 05, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.676 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 28, 2020. Shareholders who purchased BNS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.65% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $41.73, the dividend yield is 6.48%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BNS was $41.73, representing a -28.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.22 and a 30.66% increase over the 52 week low of $31.94.
BNS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) and Bank of America Corporation (BAC). BNS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.18. Zacks Investment Research reports BNS's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as -26.82%, compared to an industry average of -29.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to BNS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BNS as a top-10 holding:
- Franklin FTSE Canada ETF (FLCA)
- J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust (BBCA)
- Invesco International Dividend Achievers ETF (PID)
- FlexShares Developed Markets ex-US Quality Low Volatility Inde (QLVD).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FLCA with an increase of 12.26% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BNS at 4.01%.
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