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Reminder - Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 12/31/15, Bank of Nova Scotia (Symbol: BNS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.70, payable on 1/27/16. As a percentage of BNS's recent stock price of $41.96, this dividend works out to approximately 1.67%, so look for shares of Bank of Nova Scotia to trade 1.67% lower - all else being equal - when BNS shares open for trading on 12/31/15.

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BNS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.67% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BNS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Bank of Nova Scotia Halifax 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BNS's low point in its 52 week range is $39.55 per share, with $57.83 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $41.93.

In Tuesday trading, Bank of Nova Scotia shares are currently up about 1.4% on the day.

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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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