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

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$61.23 $0.19 (0.31%) BNS stock closing price Aug 18, 2017 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Bank of Nova Scotia from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Bank of Nova Scotia cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Bank of Nova Scotia compared to various industry peers like HDB stock and OUBSF stock. Bank of Nova Scotia had an outflow of $4.68B from operating activities, $848.85M inflow due to financing activities, and $4.18B gain due to investing activities for 2017-Q2. View details of Bank of Nova Scotia cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Nov - Oct.2017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q32015 Q22015 Q1
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow281.62M140.19M515.94M386.07M247.08M115.87M470.65M343.39M226.4M119.6M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities348.46M6.17B2.9B23.79B14.98B5.95B8.48B-14.85B--
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-2.14B-1.59B-5.88B-5.75B-4.97B2.22B-3.6B27.53B-26.4M3.43B
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment135.18M131.19M-262.49M-226.55M-93.4M-67.04M-227.26M---49.9M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---792.01M-809.13M-790.96M-1.27B-564.94M---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments1.47B-2.91B-697.72M-17.4B-10.96B-8.75B-9.25B-26.84B-19.39B-11.42B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-193.75M14.24M-325.1M-96.32M108.47M-166.89M-848.63M11.45B17.94B8.86B
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-791.55M-258.64M732.42M209.6M374.39M241.23M-688.25M63.53M37.6M24.09M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities--1.08B1.1B1.09B1.07B991.27M---
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--------988.8M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.41B-700.21M-2.71B-2.06B-1.33B-634.78M-2.74B-2.04B-1.35B-715.93M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities579.77M-1.51B0.75M-2.6B-822.6M395M2.65B626.47M-1.1B-1.13B
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash134.42M-144.69M-13.57M-107.11M-177.02M145.76M245.8M276.64M86.4M310.64M
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 End6.61B5.98B5.17B5.74B5.29B5.47B5.42B5.56B4.89B5.92B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Bank of Nova Scotia stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Bank of Nova Scotia stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Bank of Nova Scotia had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.46B for the latest quarter 2017-Q2. 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 $4.68B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $1.41B 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-1.62B 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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