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

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$55.32 $1.55 (2.73%) BNS stock closing price Apr 27, 2017 (Closing)

The Bank of Nova Scotia cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. 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. Bank of Nova Scotia had cash and cash equivalents of $5.07B at beginning of year and $5.17B at year end for 2016. 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 inflow of $8.82B from investing activities for 2016. View details of Bank of Nova Scotia cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Fiscal year is Nov - Oct. 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Income Cash Flow
5.56B5.81B6.7B6.57B6.44B5.34B4.24B3.55B3.14B3.68B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow515.94M470.65M482.97M510.27M448.06M416.79M334M330M291M243.23M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities2.9B8.48B-1.86B857.29M-5.41B-8.96B-17.24B16.04B-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-5.88B-3.6B-2.64B622.14M290.74M732.18M1.44B2.32B637M-2.1B
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
3.09B11.16B4.54B9.56B8.03B1.08B-2.95B-11.05B20.11B1.83B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-262.49M-227.26M-254.34M-143.26M968.81M-371.16M-304M-199M-464M-288.78M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-792.01M-564.94M--3.37B-456.03M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-697.72M-9.25B-283.72M668.26M-3.06B1.24B-1.78B-5.59B-6.52B-33.91B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-325.1M-848.63M--317.94M-8.74B-35.12B-23.65B-2.34B-44.76B-6.81B
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-2.08B-10.9B-538.06M-3.17B-11.29B-34.25B-25.73B-8.13B-51.74B-41.01B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares732.42M-688.25M-1.06B938.12M4.18B746.37M1.02B1.19B1.42B471.89M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities1.08B991.27M-918.2M-4.13B3.22B--11M1.64B2.45B-455.5M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings------10.98B4.27B1.89B-9.11M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.71B-2.74B--3.16B-2.86B-2.45B-2.22B-2.18B-2B-1.61B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-902.14M211.95M-3.84B-7.07B4.08B33.81B29.19B20.17B31.77B39.29B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-13.57M245.8M190.06M100.09M-87.62M-59.83M-136M-209M297M-234.12M
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
98.81M722.1M347.99M-576.02M738.8M571.95M375M781M436M-129.36M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year5.07B4.7B5B5.92B4.28B3.78B3.36B2.57B2.14B2.08B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End5.17B5.42B5.35B5.35B5.01B4.35B3.73B3.36B2.57B1.95B
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 year 2016. 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Bank of Nova Scotia lost $8.07B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-2.08B for BNS stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-902.14M for Bank of Nova Scotia. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.
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Key Financial Ratios For Bank of Nova Scotia Cash Flow

FCF margin
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