BCE Company Profile (NYSE:BCE)

About BCE

BCE logoBCE Inc. is a communications company. The Company provides a range of broadband communications and content services to consumer, residential, business and government customers in Canada. The Company offers various services under the Bell and Bell Aliant brands, such as fiber-based Internet protocol television (IPTV) and high-speed Internet services, home phone and business network and communications services. Its segments include Bell Wireless, Bell Wireline and Bell Media. Its Bell Wireless segment provides wireless voice and data communications products and services to its residential, small and medium-sized business and large enterprise customers across Canada. Its Bell Wireline segment provides data, including IPTV, local telephone and long distance, as well as other communications services and products. Its Bell Media segment provides conventional, specialty and pay television, digital media and radio broadcasting services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Telecom Services - Domestic
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BCE
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $46.34
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $47.04
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $46.69
  • 52-Week Range: $35.96 - $49.03
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.07
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.79
  • P/E Growth: 5.66
  • Market Cap: $40.15B
  • Outstanding Shares: 869,508,000
  • Beta: 0.43
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 13.02%
  • Return on Equity: 22.89%
  • Return on Assets: 6.13%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.24%
  • Current Ratio: 0.47%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.43%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BCE (NYSE:BCE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $58.00 (25.60% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BCE (NYSE:BCE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/10/2016DesjardinsReiterated RatingHold$64.00View Rating Details
8/7/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight$62.00 -> $66.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$65.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$62.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details
6/9/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$61.00View Rating Details
4/28/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/22/2016ScotiabankDowngradeSector Outperform -> Sector Perform$59.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
2/5/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight Bce.To$43.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
1/4/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutral$55.00View Rating Details
12/17/2015Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
12/4/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Initiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
11/6/2015National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector Perform$43.00View Rating Details
10/27/2015MacquarieDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details
9/2/2015TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
5/6/2015Bank of America Corp.UpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/1/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BCE (NYSE:BCE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/4/2016Q216$0.91$0.94$4.10 billion$5.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.84$0.85$5.33 billion$5.27 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.72$0.72$5.63 billion$5.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.85$0.72$5.30 billion$5.35 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.87$0.87$5.31 billion$5.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.79$0.84$5.23 billion$5.24 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.64$0.72$5.44 billion$5.53 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.77$0.83$5.14 billion$5.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.85$0.82$5.20 billion$4.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.76$0.81$5.12 billion$5.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$0.70$0.70$5.41 billion$5.38 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.77$0.75$5.16 billion$5.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q213$0.76$0.77$4.98 billion$5.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q113$0.71$0.77$4.97 billion$4.92 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2013$0.66$0.65$5.17 billion$5.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012$0.78$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.82$1.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.76$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.68$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.74$0.93ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.79$0.86ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2011$0.70$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2011$0.60$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for BCE (NYSE:BCE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.67 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.75 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.63$0.67$0.65
Q2 20164$0.68$0.74$0.71
Q3 20161$0.70$0.70$0.70
Q4 20161$0.60$0.60$0.60
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for BCE (NYSE:BCE)
Annual Dividend:$2.09
Dividend Yield:4.53%
Dividend Growth:-1.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:88.56% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
78.28% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
76.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for BCE (NYSE:BCE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/5/2016quarterly$0.524.36%9/13/20169/15/201610/15/2016
4/29/2016quarterly$0.544.59%6/13/20166/15/20167/15/2016
2/5/2016quarterly$0.494.67%3/11/20163/15/20164/15/2016
11/6/2015quarterly$0.504.65%12/11/201512/15/20151/15/2016
8/11/2015quarterly$0.494.83%9/11/20159/15/201510/15/2015
5/1/2015quarterly$0.544.85%6/11/20156/15/20157/15/2015
2/6/2015quarterly$0.524.57%3/12/20153/16/20154/15/2015
11/7/2014quarterly$0.544.83%12/11/201412/15/20141/15/2015
8/8/2014quarterly$0.575.15%9/11/20149/15/201410/15/2014
5/6/2014quarterly$0.565.05%6/12/20146/16/20147/15/2014
2/7/2014quarterly$0.565.27%3/12/20143/14/20144/15/2014
11/7/2013$0.5612/12/201312/16/20131/15/2014
11/8/2013quarterly$0.565.05%12/12/201312/16/20131/15/2014
8/9/2013quarterly$0.565.54%9/12/20139/16/201310/15/2013
5/10/2013quarterly$0.584.89%6/12/20136/14/20137/15/2013
2/8/2013quarterly$0.585.28%3/13/20133/15/20134/15/2013
(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
fool.ca logoIs BCE Inc. the Perfect Income Stock? - The Motley Fool Canada (NYSE:BCE)
www.fool.ca - September 21 at 7:28 AM
News IconIs this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE)? - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:BCE)
thedailyleicester.com - September 20 at 3:44 PM
fool.ca logoTelecom Showdown: Which 1 Should You Buy? - The Motley Fool Canada (NYSE:BCE)
www.fool.ca - September 20 at 3:44 PM
News IconBank Of Montreal Increased *Bce INC (NYSE:BCE) by $1.47 Billion as Shares Rose - Chester News (NYSE:BCE)
www.chesterindependent.com - September 15 at 4:19 PM
fool.ca logoBCE Inc. (USA) or Telus Corporation (USA): Which Should You Own ... - The Motley Fool Canada (NYSE:BCE)
www.fool.ca - September 15 at 4:19 PM
fool.ca logoDividend Investors: Is BCE Inc. or Inter Pipeline Ltd. a Better Pick Today? (NYSE:BCE)
www.fool.ca - September 14 at 8:58 PM
4-traders.com logoBCE INC. : ex-dividend day (NYSE:BCE)
www.4-traders.com - September 13 at 4:56 PM
fool.ca logoForget BCE Inc.: Get These 2 Stocks for the Price of 1 (NYSE:BCE)
www.fool.ca - September 13 at 4:56 PM
News IconRogers Communications Inc, BCE Inc CEO trade barbs over which company has the fastest mobile network (NYSE:BCE)
www.nationalpost.com - September 13 at 4:56 PM
business.financialpost.com logoRogers Communications Inc CEO disputes study calling BCE Inc’s Bell the fastest mobile network in Canada (NYSE:BCE)
business.financialpost.com - September 13 at 4:56 PM
capitalcube.com logoBCE, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:BCE) : September 9, 2016 (NYSE:BCE)
www.capitalcube.com - September 9 at 3:43 PM
News IconIs this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for BCE Inc ... - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:BCE)
thedailyleicester.com - September 8 at 3:41 PM
nasdaq.com logoBCE Named Top 25 Dividend Stock With 4.44% Yield (BCE) - Nasdaq (NYSE:BCE)
www.nasdaq.com - September 8 at 8:47 AM
capitalcube.com logoBCE, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BCE-US : September 8, 2016 (NYSE:BCE)
www.capitalcube.com - September 8 at 8:47 AM
theglobeandmail.com logoCourt dismisses Bell appeal of CRTC policy on Super Bowl ads - The Globe and Mail (NYSE:BCE)
www.theglobeandmail.com - September 7 at 8:53 PM
fool.ca logoBCE Inc. Has a Bad Case of Indigestion - The Motley Fool Canada (NYSE:BCE)
www.fool.ca - September 1 at 3:43 PM
News IconCanada's most powerful home Wi-Fi and the world's first fully wireless 4K IPTV service - now available only from Bell Fibe (NYSE:BCE)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - August 29 at 4:21 PM
News IconPremier Brad Wall says that if a SaskTel bid is made, a referendum is the 'only way to deal with such an offer' (NYSE:BCE)
thestarphoenix.com - August 27 at 8:34 AM
News IconSpeed tests indicate Rogers offers fastest broadband Internet, Bell fastest mobile (NYSE:BCE)
www.itbusiness.ca - August 27 at 8:34 AM
News IconA look at a High Market Cap Stock: BCE Inc., BCE - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:BCE)
thedailyleicester.com - August 25 at 3:49 PM
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twincountynews.com - August 25 at 8:37 AM
business.financialpost.com logo‘Mistake’ for Trudeau government to follow Harper’s telecom policy: think-tank warns (NYSE:BCE)
business.financialpost.com - August 24 at 11:58 AM
fool.ca logoBCE Inc. or Enbridge Inc.: Which Is Better for Your RRSP? (NYSE:BCE)
www.fool.ca - August 24 at 11:58 AM
News IconIs BCE Inc.(NYSE: BCE), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:BCE)
thedailyleicester.com - August 18 at 9:15 PM
investornewswire.com logoWill BCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) Hit $51.7 Price Target? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:BCE)
www.investornewswire.com - August 18 at 12:10 PM
fool.ca logoYawn All the Way to the Bank With BCE Inc. (USA) | The Motley Fool ... - The Motley Fool Canada (NYSE:BCE)
www.fool.ca - August 18 at 12:10 PM
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) from Telecom Services – Domestic (NYSE:BCE)
twincountynews.com - August 17 at 9:13 PM
publicnow.com logoBell Canada to redeem Series M-18 debentures due February 2017 (NYSE:BCE)
www.publicnow.com - August 17 at 3:51 PM
publicnow.com logoDrop by the Bell MTS Box at Winnipeg's Interstellar Rodeo to experience the evolution of TV, Internet and Media innovation (NYSE:BCE)
www.publicnow.com - August 11 at 12:51 PM
News IconA look at a High Market Cap Stock: BCE Inc., BCE – The Daily ... - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:BCE)
thedailyleicester.com - August 10 at 7:51 AM
business.financialpost.com logoRatings agency DBRS downgrades Bell Canada due to MTS, Q9 deals (NYSE:BCE)
business.financialpost.com - August 9 at 10:25 PM
fool.ca logoBCE Inc. Posts 2nd-Quarter Results: Steady Growth Continues - The Motley Fool Canada (NYSE:BCE)
www.fool.ca - August 9 at 4:55 PM
News IconBell to gain full stake in Toronto data center operator Q9 Networks (NYSE:BCE)
www.lightwaveonline.com - August 9 at 12:39 PM
stockhouse.com logoMedia Advisory - Bell and MTS showcase innovations driving the future of entertainment at Interstellar Rodeo (NYSE:BCE)
www.stockhouse.com - August 9 at 12:39 PM
fool.ca logoBCE Inc. Posts 2nd-Quarter Results: Steady Growth Continues (NYSE:BCE)
www.fool.ca - August 9 at 12:39 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoBCE acquires remaining interest in Q9 Networks in $675-million deal (NYSE:BCE)
www.theglobeandmail.com - August 8 at 9:11 PM
law360.com logoBell Canada Parent To Pay $512.8M For Data Center Co. Q9 (NYSE:BCE)
www.law360.com - August 8 at 9:11 PM
twst.com logoBCE Inc.: Bell to acquire full ownership of data centre operator Q9 Networks (NYSE:BCE)
www.twst.com - August 8 at 9:11 PM
streetinsider.com logoBCE, Inc. (BCE) to Acquire Full Ownership of Q9 Networks (NYSE:BCE)
www.streetinsider.com - August 8 at 9:11 PM
News IconIs BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE), a large market cap stock a smart buy? (NYSE:BCE)
twincountynews.com - August 8 at 9:11 PM
business.financialpost.com logoBCE Inc to buy full ownership of Q9 Networks from its partners for $675 million (NYSE:BCE)
business.financialpost.com - August 8 at 9:11 PM
News IconIs BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - Twin County News (NYSE:BCE)
twincountynews.com - August 8 at 3:48 PM
News IconNotable Hot Runners: Empire State Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:ESRT), BCE Inc. (USA)(NYSE:BCE) - NYSE Journal (press release) (NYSE:BCE)
stockznews.com - August 8 at 3:48 PM
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www.streetupdates.com - August 8 at 3:48 PM
business.financialpost.com logoBCE Inc to buy full ownership of Q9 Networks from its partners for $675 million - Financial Post (NYSE:BCE)
business.financialpost.com - August 8 at 3:48 PM
publicnow.com logoBell to acquire full ownership of data centre operator Q9 Networks (NYSE:BCE)
www.publicnow.com - August 8 at 3:48 PM
capitalcube.com logoBCE, Inc. :BCE-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 8, 2016 (NYSE:BCE)
www.capitalcube.com - August 8 at 3:48 PM
capitalcube.com logoBCE, Inc. :BCE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 8, 2016 (NYSE:BCE)
www.capitalcube.com - August 8 at 3:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTELUS (TU) Beats Earnings and Revenue Estimates in Q2 (NYSE:BCE)
ca.finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 8:34 AM
News IconBCE plans wireless IPTV launch this month (NYSE:BCE)
www.therecord.com - August 4 at 9:32 PM

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Last Updated on 10/1/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff