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

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$53.62 $0.16 (0.3%) BNS stock closing price Oct 24, 2016 (Closing)

The Bank of Nova Scotia cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Bank of Nova Scotia profits one has to check the income statement and for Bank of Nova Scotia debt one has to check the balance sheet. Bank of Nova Scotia had cash and cash equivalents of $4.7B at beginning of quarter and $5.74B at quarter end for 2016-Q3. Bank of Nova Scotia cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Bank of Nova Scotia saw a outflow of $6.79B from investing activities for 2016-Q3. View details of Bank of Nova Scotia cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Nov - Oct. 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3 2014-Q2
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow386.07M247.27M115.94M470.65M343.39M226.4M119.6M482.97M-233.38M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities23.79B-9.63B10.19B8.48B-14.85B-----4.68B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-5.75B19.66B-2.01B-3.6B27.53B-26.4M3.43B-2.64B-627.87M9.15B
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-226.55M-93.48M-67.08M-227.26M---49.9M-254.34M--101.31M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-809.13M--1.27B-564.94M-----13.56M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-17.4B24.28B--9.25B-26.84B-19.39B-11.42B-283.72M--23.86B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-96.32M-35.93B-8.92B-848.63M11.45B17.94B8.86B-4.08B18.96B
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares209.6M54.28M33.54M-688.25M63.53M37.6M24.09M-1.06B--336.51M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities1.1B1.09B1.07B991.27M----918.2M--
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-----988.8M----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.06B-1.33B-635.13M-2.74B-2.04B-1.35B-715.93M---1.46B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-2.6B-502.85M603.04M2.65B626.47M-1.1B-1.13B-1.87B-3.41B-791.52M
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-107.11M-177.16M145.84M245.8M276.64M86.4M310.64M190.06M150.72M166.44M
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 End5.74B5.29B5.47B5.42B5.56B4.89B5.92B5.35B5.23B5.38B
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:
  • Bank of Nova Scotia saw an increase in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $220.89M in 2016-Q2 to $563.3M in 2016-Q3. 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 increased its cash from operating activities to $9.72B in 2016-Q3. 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 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 $22.55B 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 $-3.35B for 2016-Q3. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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