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

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$57.91 $0.48 (0.84%) BNS stock closing price Jul 20, 2018 (Closing)

A thorough fundamental analysis involves using data from Bank of Nova Scotia balance sheet, apart from other financial statements, to value the business. 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 annual results indicate a company's strong financial performance. Its important to check all financial statements including the balance sheet. The balance sheet shows total liabilities of $653.04B and shareholders equity of $47.14B. Bank of Nova Scotia revenue and Bank of Nova Scotia operating cash flow are important in understanding the financial capacity of the company.

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Marketable Securities106.75B119.68B121.45B220.98B199.82B134.37B99.29B64.68B58.07B48.29B
Raw Materials----------
Work In Progress----------
Finished Goods----------
Notes Receivable----------
Other Current Assets---9.07B10.36B8.89B8.29B---
Total Current Assets
Property Plant & Equipment-------6.27B6.14B6.48B
Accumulated Depreciation-------3.82B3.76B3.79B
Net Property Plant & Equipment
Investment & Advances56.5B58.25B38.08B38.68B38.86B37.96B57.34B51.88B59.23B39.74B
Other Non-Current Assets----------
Deferred Charges1.31B1.52B1.64B1.62B1.75B1.93B----
Deposits & Other Assets9.76B9.87B10.17B8.96B10.72B41.02B49.93B38.22B36.45B56.93B
Total Assets
Notes Payable83.69B82.26B70.37B81.68B76.06B56.7B46.71B69.42B60.84B60.18B
Accounts Payable478.41B461.54B484.29B508.7B506.89B461.62B401.96B361.65B350.42B346.58B
Current Portion Long-Term Debt----------
Current Portion Capital Leases----------
Accrued Expenses----------
Income Taxes Payable----------
Other Current Liabilities23.54B17.58B16.29B67.36B34.87B27.44B23.96B---
Total Current Liabilities
Deferred Taxes/Income----------
Convertible Debt----------
Long-Term Debt4.54B5.76B4.98B4.47B5.73B10.1B6.01B6.44B6.44B4.85B
Non-Current Capital Leases----------
Other Long-Term Liabilities62.87B65.29B71.24B32.37B60.65B68.12B70.86B60.94B53.49B73.87B
Total Liabilities
Minority Interest-------579M554M502M
Preferred Stock3.5B2.71B2.36B2.69B4.01B4.37B4.45B3.98B3.71B2.86B
Common Stock Net11.97B11.7B12.2B13.99B14.24B13.08B8.45B5.75B4.95B3.83B
Capital Surplus------97.35M25M--
Retained Earnings29.16B26.21B25.24B26.27B24.84B21.88B25.01B21.93B19.92B18.55B
Treasury Stock----------
Other Liabilities2.51B2.99B3.29B2.24B2.59B1.87B-4.14B-4.05B-3.8B-3.6B
Shareholders Equity47.14B43.61B43.1B45.19B45.68B41.2B33.87B27.63B24.77B21.64B
Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity700.18B676.05B690.27B739.76B729.88B665.17B583.37B526.66B496.52B507.63B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Most investors just check the Bank of Nova Scotia stock price, and Bank of Nova Scotia historical stock prices before investing. While share price is an important factor, one should also look at financials and valuation metrics like the Bank of Nova Scotia PE ratio chart. Below is a brief explanation of common balance sheet terms:

  • Assets: Anything that the Bank of Nova Scotia company owns and is a part of its books. Assets can be of three types: fixed, current and other assets which includes intangibles, advances. Internet companies typically don't have a lot of assets as there is not much investment in say machinery, equipment etc. Bank of Nova Scotia had total assets of $700.18B.
  • 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 $653.04B. Shareholders' equity comes under liabilities as it is money the company owes the holders of BNS stock.

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