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

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$57.11 $0.91 (1.62%) BNS stock closing price Dec 07, 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 $5.56B for the latest quarter. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Bank of Nova Scotia saw a inflow of $16.46B from investing activities for 2016-Q4. 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-262.5M-226.55M-93.48M-67.08M-227.26M---49.9M-254.34M-
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-792.02M-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 Shares732.43M209.6M54.28M33.54M-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-13.58M-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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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:
  • Bank of Nova Scotia saw a decrease in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $563.3M in 2016-Q3 to $98.81M in 2016-Q4. Apart from the Bank of Nova Scotia stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Bank of Nova Scotia decreased its cash from operating activities to $19.46B in 2016-Q4. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $-2.08B for BNS stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Bank of Nova Scotia earned $2.44B from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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