March 03, 2015 06:01 ET

Scotiabank Announces Dividend on Outstanding Shares

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 3, 2015) - Scotiabank (TSX:BNS) (NYSE:BNS) today announced a dividend on the outstanding shares of the Bank for the quarter ending April 30, 2015, as follows, payable on April 28, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 7, 2015:

Common Shares
Dividend No. 583 of $0.68 per share; an increase of 2 cents;
Non-Cumulative Preferred Shares
Series 14, Dividend No. 33 of $0.281250 per share;
Series 15, Dividend No. 32 of $0.281250 per share;
Series 16, Dividend No. 30 of $0.328125 per share;
Series 17, Dividend No. 29 of $0.350000 per share;
Series 18, Dividend No. 28 of $0.209375 per share;
Series 19, Dividend No. 8 of $0.183750 per share;
Series 20, Dividend No. 28 of $0.225625 per share;
Series 21, Dividend No. 6 of $0.161875 per share;
Series 22, Dividend No. 26 of $0.239375 per share;
Series 23, Dividend No. 5 of $0.173125 per share;
Series 30, Dividend No. 20 of $0.240625 per share;
Series 32, Dividend No. 17 of $0.231250 per share.

Holders may elect to receive their dividends in common shares of the Bank in lieu of cash dividends, in accordance with the Bank's Shareholder Dividend and Share Purchase Plan (the "Plan"). As previously announced, until such time as the Bank elects otherwise, the Bank has discontinued issuances of common shares from treasury under the Plan. Purchases of common shares under the Plan will be made by Computershare Trust Company of Canada, as agent under the Plan, in the secondary market at the Average Market Price (as defined in the Plan). All brokerage commissions or service charges in connection with such purchases will be paid by the Bank.

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