Bank of Nova Scotia Balance Sheet - Annual (NYSE:BNS)

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$53.46 $0.26 (0.48%) BNS stock closing price Oct 21, 2016 (Closing)

The financial analysis of a company involves interpreting the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statements of the company to draw insights like we've done in our Bank of Nova Scotia stock analysis. As in our Bank of Nova Scotia stock analysis, analyzing a company also involves looking at the company's assets and liabilities as given in its balance sheet, which can be used to measure financial performance. Good quarterly results indicate a company's strong financial performance. Its important to check all financial statements including the balance sheet. Bank of Nova Scotia balance sheet as at the end of 2015 indicates an asset turnover ratio of 0.04M and debt to equity ratio of 1.79M. Whereas, Bank of Nova Scotia revenue was $25.18B and Bank of Nova Scotia operating cash flow was $11.16B for the same period. View latest and last 10 year balance sheet data to check Bank of Nova Scotia financial performance..

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Fiscal year is Nov - Oct. 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Marketable Securities121.45B220.98B199.82B134.37B99.29B64.68B58.07B48.29B74.91B54.93B
Raw Materials----------
Work In Progress----------
Finished Goods----------
Notes Receivable----------
Other Current Assets-9.07B10.36B8.89B8.29B---10.51B17.51B
Bank of Nova Scotia Total Current Assets
Property Plant & Equipment-----6.27B6.14B6.48B--
Accumulated Depreciation-----3.82B3.76B3.79B--
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Property Plant & Equipment
Investment & Advances38.08B38.68B38.86B37.96B57.34B51.88B59.23B39.74B26.56B29.02B
Other Non-Current Assets----------
Deferred Charges1.64B1.62B1.75B1.93B------
Deposits & Other Assets10.17B8.96B10.72B41.02B49.93B38.22B36.45B56.93B29.72B7.3B
Bank of Nova Scotia Total Assets
Notes Payable70.37B81.68B76.06B56.7B46.71B69.42B60.84B60.18B40.24B29.42B
Accounts Payable484.29B508.7B506.89B461.62B401.96B361.65B350.42B346.58B262.79B231.98B
Current Portion Long-Term Debt----------
Current Portion Capital Leases----------
Accrued Expenses----------
Income Taxes Payable----------
Other Current Liabilities16.29B67.36B34.87B27.44B23.96B---10.51B30.03B
Bank of Nova Scotia Total Current Liabilities
Deferred Taxes/Income----------
Convertible Debt----------
Long-Term Debt4.98B4.47B5.73B10.1B6.01B6.44B6.44B4.85B1.56B2B
Non-Current Capital Leases----------
Other Long-Term Liabilities71.24B32.37B60.65B68.12B70.86B60.94B53.49B73.87B42.2B23.91B
Bank of Nova Scotia Total Liabilities
Minority Interest-----579M554M502M452.76M382.36M
Preferred Stock2.36B2.69B4.01B4.37B4.45B3.98B3.71B2.86B1.49B527.4M
Common Stock Net12.2B13.99B14.24B13.08B8.45B5.75B4.95B3.83B3.25B3.01B
Capital Surplus----97.35M25M----
Retained Earnings25.24B26.27B24.84B21.88B25.01B21.93B19.92B18.55B15.91B13.93B
Treasury Stock----------
Other Liabilities3.29B2.24B2.59B1.87B-4.14B-4.05B-3.8B-3.6B-3.51B-2.04B
Bank of Nova Scotia Shareholders Equity
Bank of Nova Scotia Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

Apart from balance sheet items, an investor would do well to keep track of the Bank of Nova Scotia stock price by looking at Bank of Nova Scotia historical stock prices. One can compare PE with industry average by looking at the Bank of Nova Scotia PE ratio chart. The common balance sheet items are:
  • Assets: BNS total assets, which was at $690.27B for 2015 is a balance sheet item representing value of what Bank of Nova Scotia owns. Assets are brought to aid a firms operations, or to increase its economic value. It must be noted that tech stocks may not have a lot of assets, as the value for these companies is often derived from future earning potential.
  • Liabilities or obligations comprise of current liabilities that include short term loans, amounts payable to suppliers, or any other outstanding payments including long term liabilities that take into account long term loans for funding large projects. The total liabilities for Bank of Nova Scotia is $647.17B. Shareholders' equity comes under liabilities as it is money the company owes the holders of BNS stock.

Bank of Nova Scotia Balance Sheet - Key Ratios

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