BCE Company Profile (NYSE:BCE)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BCE (NYSE:BCE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s), 6 Hold Rating(s), 4 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.27)
Consensus Price Target: $54.50 (13.57% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BCE (NYSE:BCE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/19/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$62.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/9/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$61.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/28/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/22/2016ScotiabankDowngradeSector Outperform -> Sector Perform$59.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/5/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight Bce.To$43.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/4/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutral$55.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/17/2015Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/4/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Initiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/6/2015National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector Perform$43.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/27/2015MacquarieDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/2/2015TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/23/2015DesjardinsDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/6/2015Bank of America Corp.UpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/6/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$56.00 -> $61.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/11/2014Global Maxfin CapitalInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/23/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BCE (NYSE:BCE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
4/28/2016Q116$0.84$0.85$5.33 billion$5.27 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/4/2016Q415$0.72$0.72$5.63 billion$5.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2015Q315$0.85$0.72$5.30 billion$5.35 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2015Q215$0.87$0.87$5.31 billion$5.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2015Q115$0.79$0.84$5.23 billion$5.24 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/5/2015Q414$0.64$0.72$5.44 billion$5.53 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2014Q314$0.77$0.83$5.14 billion$5.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2014Q214$0.85$0.82$5.20 billion$4.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2014Q114$0.76$0.81$5.12 billion$5.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/6/2014Q413$0.70$0.70$5.41 billion$5.38 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/7/2013Q313$0.77$0.75$5.16 billion$5.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/8/2013Q213$0.76$0.77$4.98 billion$5.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/9/2013Q113$0.71$0.77$4.97 billion$4.92 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/7/2013$0.66$0.65$5.17 billion$5.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/1/2012$0.78$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/8/2012$0.82$1.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/3/2012$0.76$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/9/2012$0.68$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/3/2011$0.74$0.93ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/4/2011$0.79$0.86ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/12/2011$0.70$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/10/2011$0.60$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for BCE (NYSE:BCE)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.63$0.67$0.65
Q2 20162$0.72$0.74$0.73
Q3 20161$0.73$0.73$0.73
Q4 20161$0.63$0.63$0.63
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for BCE (NYSE:BCE)
Annual Dividend:$2.08
Dividend Yield:4.33%
Payout Ratio:85.60% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
75.09% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
73.24% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:-1.00% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for BCE (NYSE:BCE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
4/29/2016quarterly$0.544.59%6/13/20166/15/20167/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/5/2016quarterly$0.494.67%3/11/20163/15/20164/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2015quarterly$0.504.65%12/11/201512/15/20151/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/11/2015quarterly$0.494.83%9/11/20159/15/201510/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2015quarterly$0.544.85%6/11/20156/15/20157/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/6/2015quarterly$0.524.57%3/12/20153/16/20154/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/7/2014quarterly$0.544.83%12/11/201412/15/20141/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/8/2014quarterly$0.575.15%9/11/20149/15/201410/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2014quarterly$0.565.05%6/12/20146/16/20147/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/7/2014quarterly$0.565.27%3/12/20143/14/20144/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/7/2013$0.5612/12/201312/16/20131/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/8/2013quarterly$0.565.05%12/12/201312/16/20131/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/9/2013quarterly$0.565.54%9/12/20139/16/201310/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/10/2013quarterly$0.584.89%6/12/20136/14/20137/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/8/2013quarterly$0.585.28%3/13/20133/15/20134/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BCE (NYSE:BCE)
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Headlines

Latest Headlines for BCE (NYSE:BCE)
DateHeadline
07/22/16 07:44 PMBCE reports outcomes of Collection AI & AJ Preferred Share conversions. South Carolina SC
07/22/16 07:08 PMBCE reports results of Series AI and AJ Preferred Share conversions - [at noodls] - MONTRÉAL, July 22, 2016/CNW Telbec/ - BCE Inc. (TSX: BCE) (NYSE: BCE) today announced that 5,081,951 of its 10,754,990 fixed-rate Cumulative Redeemable First Preferred Shares, Series AI ('Series AI Preferred ...
07/22/16 02:44 PMIs this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE)? - The Daily Leicester
07/21/16 08:19 PMA report released earlier today by Citigroup about (TSE:BCE) BCE Inc. ups the target price to $63
07/21/16 11:16 AMCitigroup Downgrades Rating On BCE, Inc. Common Stock (BCE)
07/20/16 03:14 PMDividend Investors: Should Enbridge Inc. or BCE Inc. Be in Your Portfolio?
07/20/16 10:50 AMEarnings Roundup: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA), BCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE), SodaStream International ... - Engelwood Daily
07/19/16 08:10 PMHow has BCE Inc.:(NYSE:BCE) performed recently? - The Daily Leicester
07/19/16 02:47 PMCitigroup Downgrades Rating On BCE, Inc. Common Stock (BCE) - Finance Daily
07/19/16 08:56 AMWere Analysts Bearish BCE Inc. (USA) (NYSE:BCE) This Week? - Consumer Eagle
07/19/16 08:56 AMBuy BCE Inc. and Hold Forever - The Motley Fool Canada
07/18/16 02:50 PMAnalysts Pounding the Table on Shares of BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) - TGP
07/18/16 08:00 AMNew CBS "Star Trek" Television Series To Live Long And Prosper In Canada With Bell Media - [PR Newswire] - LOS ANGELES and TORONTO, July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Studios International and Bell Media today announced a licensing agreement for the new STAR TREK television series in Canada. With Bell Media's ...
07/13/16 08:13 PMAnalyst Target and Average Rating Watch: BCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) - Press Telegraph
07/13/16 08:13 PMBCE Inc. (USA)'s Stock Is Buy After Reaching All-Time High - Press Telegraph
07/13/16 08:13 PMStrong Sell Calls For BCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) At 1 - Investor Newswire
07/12/16 08:16 PMShaw Communications Inc’s performance to catch up to its telecom peers, National Bank analyst says
07/11/16 07:48 PMBank Of Montreal Increased *Bce INC (NYSE:BCE) by $1.47 Billion as Shares Rose - Consumer Eagle
07/11/16 07:48 PMBCE Inc. Sets All-Time High; Strong Momentum for Holders - Press Telegraph
07/11/16 07:35 AMStock Rating Watch and Earnings Insight for BCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) - Press Telegraph
07/09/16 09:43 AMLarge Cap Telecom Services – Domestic: BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) - Twin County News
07/08/16 07:54 PMBCE's Series AJ Preferred Shares Cross 5% Yield Mark
07/08/16 10:47 AMBell MTS rings up plan for enhanced broadband service in northern Manitoba
07/07/16 02:46 PMStock in Investor Crosshairs: BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) - Telanagana Press
07/07/16 10:42 AMCash, land swap remain on table from Lowry perspective
07/07/16 10:42 AMBCE Inc.: How High Could This Stock Go?
07/07/16 10:42 AMBCE : Bell and MTS to expand broadband service in Northern Manitoba
07/04/16 07:39 AMHow Many BCE Inc. (USA) (NYSE:BCE)'s Analysts Are Bearish? - Press Telegraph
06/30/16 10:39 AMCovering the Bases on BCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE): Where is the Stock Going? - Press Telegraph
06/30/16 10:39 AMBCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard
06/27/16 02:24 PMHighstreet Asset Management INC Decreased Stake in Bce INC (NYSE:BCE) by $4.33 Million as Shares Rose - Engelwood Daily
06/27/16 07:28 AMShare Update and Earnings Review for BCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) - Press Telegraph
06/27/16 07:28 AMBCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) Updated Price Targets - FTSE News
06/26/16 02:39 PMMost important stocks of the day: BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) - Twin County News
06/25/16 06:37 AMAfter Today's Gap Down, Is BCE Inc. (USA)'s Near-Term Analysis Negative? - Engelwood Daily
06/25/16 06:37 AMForm 6-K BCE INC For: Jun 23 - StreetInsider.com
06/24/16 10:17 AMTelecom Stocks: The Sexy Alternative to Utilities (VZ T BCE CHT) - InvestorPlaceInvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Between 'Brexit,' a shaky global economy and uncertainty over monetary-policy actions, the defensive trading bodes well for telecom stocks. The post Telecom Stocks: The Sexy Alternative to Utilities (VZ T BCE CHT) appeared first on InvestorPlace.
06/23/16 04:16 PMBCE : Bell welcomes MTS shareholders' approval of acquisition
06/23/16 04:16 PMMTS shareholders overwhelmingly approve acquisition by BCE
06/22/16 07:34 AMNew Broker Ratings For BCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) - FTSE News
06/20/16 01:05 PMETF’s with exposure to BCE, Inc. : June 20, 2016 -
06/17/16 10:25 AMHottest Mining Stocks Now – AREX CWEI NADL BCEI - InvestorPlaceInvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips The following stocks were moving the Mining sector today. The post Hottest Mining Stocks Now – AREX CWEI NADL BCEI appeared first on InvestorPlace.
06/14/16 07:55 AMDigital set-top box sellers appeal temporary sales ban in case against Bell, Rogers, Videotron
06/13/16 10:47 AMBCE INC. : ex-dividend day
06/12/16 10:33 AMRatings Watch: BCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) - Investor Newswire
06/10/16 02:49 PMBCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) – Top Stock from Technology Sector - The Daily Leicester
06/06/16 10:44 AMTraders Spotlight: Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAVM) , BCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) - Street Updates
06/06/16 07:09 AMBCE, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BCE-US : June 6, 2016 -
06/03/16 11:19 AMBCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) Do Brokers Advise Buy, Sell Or Hold? - Share Trading News
06/02/16 08:30 AMThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Fresh Del Monte Produce, Post Holdings, FTI Consulting, BCE and Northwest Bancshares -

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About BCE

BCE logoBCE Inc. is a communications company. The Company provides residential, business and wholesale customers with a range of solutions to all their communications needs, including wireless, high-speed Internet, Internet protocol television (IPTV) and satellite TV, business Internet protocol (IP) broadband, and information and communications technology (ICT) services. The Company's segments include Bell Wireless, Bell Wireline and Bell Media. The Company's Bell Wireless segment provides wireless services that are available to virtually all of the Canadian population. The Bell Wireline segment includes voice and data network; high-speed fiber deployment, and bell direct to home (DTH) satellite television service. The Company's Bell Media segment offers specialty and pay television, radio, digital media and out-of-home advertising. The Company, through Bell media, operates approximately 110 radio stations in over 50 markets across Canada.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Telecom Services - Domestic
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BCE
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $47.93
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $47.10
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $44.54
  • P/E Ratio: 19.58
  • P/E Growth: 3.50
  • Market Cap: $41.69B
  • Beta: 0.38
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.77 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.84 EPS
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BCE (NYSE:BCE) Chart for Saturday, July, 23, 2016