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

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$60.28 $0.04 (0.07%) BNS stock closing price Apr 20, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Bank of Nova Scotia from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Bank of Nova Scotia profits and Bank of Nova Scotia debt. Bank of Nova Scotia saw a cash impact of $-91.75M from the buyback of BNS shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Bank of Nova Scotia stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Bank of Nova Scotia has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $5.53M.

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Fiscal year is Nov - Oct2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow157.4M582.16M429.02M281.62M140.19M515.94M386.07M247.08M115.87M470.65M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities14.81B14.97B16.23B348.46M6.17B2.9B23.79B14.98B5.95B8.48B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-9.96B-9.17B-8.7B-2.14B-1.59B-5.88B-5.75B-4.97B2.22B-3.6B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-18.98M2.29M144.02M135.18M131.19M-262.49M-226.55M-93.4M-67.04M-227.26M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-175.18M----792.01M-809.13M-790.96M-1.27B-564.94M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-5.85B-9.48B-10.08B1.47B-2.91B-697.72M-17.4B-10.96B-8.75B-9.25B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-90.96M-294.52M-74.28M-193.75M14.24M-325.1M-96.32M108.47M-166.89M-848.63M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-91.75M221.08M-1.01B-791.55M-258.64M732.42M209.6M374.39M241.23M-688.25M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-88.59M-1.15B---1.08B1.1B1.09B1.07B991.27M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-774.38M-2.9B-2.14B-1.41B-700.21M-2.71B-2.06B-1.33B-634.78M-2.74B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities191.42M1.59B748.14M579.77M-1.51B--2.6B-822.6M395M2.65B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-139.21M-108.63M-224.36M134.42M-144.69M-13.57M-107.11M-177.02M145.76M245.8M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year5.24B5.07B4.7B5B5.92B4.28B3.78B3.36B2.57B2.14B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End6.2B5.99B5.2B6.61B5.98B5.17B5.74B5.29B5.47B5.42B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Bank of Nova Scotia stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Bank of Nova Scotia stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Bank of Nova Scotia saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $5.53M till 2018 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Bank of Nova Scotia gained $6.86B 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 negative value of $-5.96B 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Bank of Nova Scotia spent $-763.31M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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