Bank of Nova Scotia Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:BNS)

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$53.72 $0.28 (0.52%) BNS stock closing price Oct 20, 2016 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Bank of Nova Scotia from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Bank of Nova Scotia profits and Bank of Nova Scotia debt. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Bank of Nova Scotia stock analysis. Bank of Nova Scotia had a positive net income cash flow of $5.81B for the latest year. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Bank of Nova Scotia had an inflow of $6.62B from operating activities, $4.06B inflow due to financing activities, and $10.36B spend due to investing activities for 2015. View details of Bank of Nova Scotia cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Fiscal year is Nov - Oct. 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow470.65M482.97M510.27M448.06M416.79M334M330M291M243.23M202.17M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities8.48B-1.86B857.29M-5.41B-8.96B-17.24B16.04B--
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-3.6B-2.64B622.14M290.74M732.18M1.44B2.32B637M-2.1B-8.59B
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-227.26M-254.34M-143.26M968.81M-371.16M-304M-199M-464M-288.78M-225.02M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-564.94M--3.37B-456.03M------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-9.25B-283.72M668.26M-3.06B1.24B-1.78B-5.59B-6.52B-33.91B-38.03B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-848.63M--317.94M-8.74B-35.12B-23.65B-2.34B-44.76B-6.81B-3.31B
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-688.25M-1.06B938.12M4.18B746.37M1.02B1.19B1.42B471.89M-203.92M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities991.27M-918.2M-4.13B3.22B--11M1.64B2.45B-455.5M-263.7M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-----10.98B4.27B1.89B-9.11M7.25B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.74B--3.16B-2.86B-2.45B-2.22B-2.18B-2B-1.61B-1.33B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash245.8M190.06M100.09M-87.62M-59.83M-136M-209M297M-234.12M-52.74M
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.7B5B5.92B4.28B3.78B3.36B2.57B2.14B2.08B2.2B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End5.42B5.35B5.35B5.01B4.35B3.73B3.36B2.57B1.95B2B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While Bank of Nova Scotia stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Bank of Nova Scotia stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: Bank of Nova Scotia cash reduced YoY to $5.81B, meaning the company is unable to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the Bank of Nova Scotia stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $11.16B for BNS.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc. , and was $11.16B for BNS in last year report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Bank of Nova Scotia and its owners and creditors and was $211.95M for 2015. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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