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

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$56.36 $0.35 (0.62%) BNS stock closing price May 23, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of BNS requires an investor to check the cash flows for Bank of Nova Scotia. Financials statements like the income statement and balance sheet show that the company has Bank of Nova Scotia profits and Bank of Nova Scotia debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. Bank of Nova Scotia had cash and cash equivalents of $5.07B at beginning of quarter and $5.98B at quarter end for 2017-Q1. 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 $6.22BĀ for 2017-Q1, which saw an increase of 101.21% from previous quarter. View details of Bank of Nova Scotia cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Nov - Oct. 2017-Q1 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Income Cash Flow
1.51B5.56B4.13B2.56B1.32B5.81B4.32B2.82B1.49B6.7B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow140.19M515.94M386.07M247.08M115.87M470.65M343.39M226.4M119.6M482.97M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities6.17B2.9B23.79B14.98B5.95B8.48B-14.85B---
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-1.59B-5.88B-5.75B-4.97B2.22B-3.6B27.53B-26.4M3.43B-2.64B
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
6.22B3.09B22.55B12.82B9.61B11.16B17.34B3.02B5.03B4.54B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment131.19M-262.49M-226.55M-93.4M-67.04M-227.26M---49.9M-254.34M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--792.01M-809.13M-790.96M-1.27B-564.94M----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-2.91B-697.72M-17.4B-10.96B-8.75B-9.25B-26.84B-19.39B-11.42B-283.72M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities14.24M-325.1M-96.32M108.47M-166.89M-848.63M11.45B17.94B8.86B-
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-2.76B-2.08B-18.53B-11.73B-10.26B-10.9B-15.39B-1.45B-2.62B-538.06M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-258.64M732.42M209.6M374.39M241.23M-688.25M63.53M37.6M24.09M-1.06B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.08B1.1B1.09B1.07B991.27M----918.2M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-------988.8M--
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-700.21M-2.71B-2.06B-1.33B-634.78M-2.74B-2.04B-1.35B-715.93M-
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.51B0.75M-2.6B-822.6M395M2.65B626.47M-1.1B-1.13B-1.87B
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-2.47B-902.14M-3.35B-692.28M1.07B211.95M-1.35B-1.43B-1.82B-3.84B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-144.69M-13.57M-107.11M-177.02M145.76M245.8M276.64M86.4M310.64M190.06M
Bank of Nova Scotia Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
838.16M98.81M563.3M220.71M571.37M722.1M877.38M230.4M906.96M347.99M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year5.07B4.7B5B5.92B4.28B3.78B3.36B2.57B2.14B2.08B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End5.98B5.17B5.74B5.29B5.47B5.42B5.56B4.89B5.92B5.35B
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 saw an increase in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $98.81M in 2016-Q4 to $838.16M in 2017-Q1. 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 $6.22B for BNS.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-2.76B 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 $-2.47B 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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