Bank of Nova Scotia, The (T:BNS)

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Business Focus: Banks

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Valuation Ratios

BNS
Industry
Sector
Beta
1.33
--
--
Price to Sales - TTM
3.46
3.42
8.12
Price to Book - most recent quarter
1.70
1.63
2.16
Price to Cash Flow per share - TTM
10.60
11.04
10.87
Price to Free Cash Flow per share - TTM
7.35
9.25
23.11

Analysts

Latest
6 Months
1 Year
Consensus Recommendations
BUY
BUY
BUY
Number of Analysts
15.00
17.00
17.00

Dividends

BNS
Industry
Sector
Dividend Yield - indicated annual
4.03
3.41
5.66
Payout Ratio - TTM
46.57
43.00
67.11

Growth Rate

BNS
Industry
Sector
Revenue Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
9.62
14.11
24.67
Revenue Change % - TTM over TTM
7.74
9.96
29.26
Growth Rate % - revenue 5 yr
6.88
4.67
9.20
EPS Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
4.61
42.13
-17.82
EPS Change % - TTM over TTM
12.52
33.77
6.69
Growth Rate % - EPS 5 yr4.61
7.56
6.22
--
Growth Rate % - capital spending 5 yr
--
-2.13
0.67

Financial Strength

BNS
Industry
Sector
Quick Ratio - most recent quarter
--
--
1.27
Current Ratio - most recent quarter
--
--
3.94
LT Debt/Equity - most recent quarter
9.89
89.41
94.69
Total Debt/Total Equity - most recent quarter
169.54
215.00
101.27
Net Interest Coverage - TTM
--
--
-27.72

Profitability Ratios

BNS
Industry
Sector
Gross Margin % - TTM
--
--
57.11
Gross Margin % - 5 yr avg.
--
--
59.60
Operation Margin % - TTM
37.84
34.89
-59.97
Operation Margin % - 5 yr avg
37.68
31.80
-273.26
Pretax Margin % - TTM
37.84
34.89
-43.25
Pretax Margin % - 5 yr avg.
37.68
31.80
-249.69
Net Profit Margin % - TTM
30.36
29.45
-42.00
Net Profit Margin % - 5 yr avg.
29.84
25.95
-253.48

Efficiency

BNS
Industry
Sector
Revenue/Employee - TTM
--
--
1,247,714.61
Net Income/Employee - TTM
--
--
174,713.16
Receivables Turnover - TTM
--
--
17.73
Inventory Turnover - TTM
--
--
17.12
Asset Turnover - TTM
--
--
0.22

Management Effectiveness

BNS
Industry
Sector
Return on Average Assets % - TTM
0.91
0.85
-36.09
Return on Average Assets % - 5 yr avg.
0.90
0.77
-23.83
Return on Investment - TTM
--
--
-21.53
Return on Investment - 5 yr avg.
0.90
0.77
-23.83
Return on Average Equity % - TTM
14.57
13.79
-23.65
Return on Average Equity % - 5 yr avg.
15.00
11.41
-23.18