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

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$58.45 $0.38 (0.65%) BNS stock closing price Jan 23, 2017 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Bank of Nova Scotia needs to disclose. The profit-loss statement shows Bank of Nova Scotia profits, the balance sheet shows Bank of Nova Scotia debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. Bank of Nova Scotia stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $5.56B for 2016-Q4. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   The cash from operating activities for Bank of Nova Scotia is $3.09B for 2016-Q4, which saw a decrease of -86.29% from previous quarter. View details of Bank of Nova Scotia cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Nov - Oct. 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow515.94M386.07M247.27M115.94M470.65M343.39M226.4M119.6M482.97M-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities2.9B23.79B-9.63B10.19B8.48B-14.85B----
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-5.88B-5.75B19.66B-2.01B-3.6B27.53B-26.4M3.43B-2.64B-627.87M
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-262.49M-226.55M-93.48M-67.08M-227.26M---49.9M-254.34M-
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-792.01M-809.13M--1.27B-564.94M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-697.72M-17.4B24.28B--9.25B-26.84B-19.39B-11.42B-283.72M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-325.1M-96.32M-35.93B-8.92B-848.63M11.45B17.94B8.86B-4.08B
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares732.42M209.6M54.28M33.54M-688.25M63.53M37.6M24.09M-1.06B-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities1.08B1.1B1.09B1.07B991.27M----918.2M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings------988.8M---
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.71B-2.06B-1.33B-635.13M-2.74B-2.04B-1.35B-715.93M--
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities0.75M-2.6B-502.85M603.04M2.65B626.47M-1.1B-1.13B-1.87B-3.41B
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-13.57M-107.11M-177.16M145.84M245.8M276.64M86.4M310.64M190.06M150.72M
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year5.07B4.7B5B5.92B4.28B3.78B3.36B2.57B2.14B2.08B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End5.17B5.74B5.29B5.47B5.42B5.56B4.89B5.92B5.35B5.23B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:
  • Bank of Nova Scotia had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $98.81M for the latest quarter 2016-Q4. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Bank of Nova Scotia stock price , albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Bank of Nova Scotia reported a positive operating cash flow of $3.09B for 2016-Q4 and has seen a decrease from the previous quarter. Operating cash flow or working capital comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • 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 $3.09B for BNS in last quarter report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Bank of Nova Scotia and its owners and creditors and was $-902.14M for 2016-Q4. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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