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

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$61.51 $0.48 (0.79%) BNS stock closing price Feb 21, 2018 (Closing)

The Bank of Nova Scotia cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. 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 $5.24B at beginning of the year and $5.99B at year end for 2017. 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. The cash from operating activities for Bank of Nova Scotia is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Nov - Oct2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
6.31B5.56B5.81B6.7B6.57B6.44B5.34B4.24B3.55B3.14B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow582.16M515.94M470.65M482.97M510.27M448.06M416.79M334M330M291M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities14.97B2.9B8.48B-1.86B857.29M-5.41B-8.96B-17.24B16.04B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-9.17B-5.88B-3.6B-2.64B622.14M290.74M732.18M1.44B2.32B637M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
12.69B3.09B11.16B4.54B9.56B8.03B1.08B-2.95B-11.05B20.11B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment2.29M-262.49M-227.26M-254.34M-143.26M968.81M-371.16M-304M-199M-464M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires175.18M-792.01M-564.94M--3.37B-456.03M----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-9.48B-697.72M-9.25B-283.72M668.26M-3.06B1.24B-1.78B-5.59B-6.52B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-294.52M-325.1M-848.63M--317.94M-8.74B-35.12B-23.65B-2.34B-44.76B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-9.59B-2.08B-10.9B-538.06M-3.17B-11.29B-34.25B-25.73B-8.13B-51.74B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares221.08M732.42M-688.25M-1.06B938.12M4.18B746.37M1.02B1.19B1.42B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.15B1.08B991.27M-918.2M-4.13B3.22B--11M1.64B2.45B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-------10.98B4.27B1.89B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.9B-2.71B-2.74B--3.16B-2.86B-2.45B-2.22B-2.18B-2B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities1.59B-2.65B-1.87B-717.33M-461M35.51B19.43B15.24B28.01B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-2.24B-902.14M211.95M-3.84B-7.07B4.08B33.81B29.19B20.17B31.77B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-108.63M-13.57M245.8M190.06M100.09M-87.62M-59.83M-136M-209M297M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
742.05M98.81M722.1M347.99M-576.02M738.8M571.95M375M781M436M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year5.24B5.07B4.7B5B5.92B4.28B3.78B3.36B2.57B2.14B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End5.99B5.17B5.42B5.35B5.35B5.01B4.35B3.73B3.36B2.57B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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  • Bank of Nova Scotia saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $742.05M in 2017. 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.
  • 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 $12.69B 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 $-9.59B for BNS in last 2017 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Bank of Nova Scotia and its owners and creditors and was $-2.24B for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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