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The Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported $1.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.41 by $0.45, Stock Ratings Network.com reports.

Shares of The Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) opened at 72.45 on Wednesday. The Bank of Nova Scotia has a 52-week low of $57.36 and a 52-week high of $74.93. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $72. and its 200-day moving average is $68.16. The company has a market cap of $88.148 billion and a P/E ratio of 13.66.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, October 29th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 7th will be given a dividend of $0.66 per share. This represents a $2.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.64%.

The Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE:BNS) is a diversified financial institution.

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