BCE Company Profile (NYSE:BCE)

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: $47.95
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $47.94
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $46.01
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.36
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.37
  • P/E Growth: 5.57
  • Market Cap: $41.63B
  • Outstanding Shares: 869,508,000
  • Beta: 0.36
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BCE (NYSE:BCE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.38)
Consensus Price Target: $58.00 (20.96% 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 8/25/2014 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: $2.76 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:$2.08
Dividend Yield:4.34%
Payout Ratio:88.14% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
77.90% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
75.36% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:-1.00% (3 Year Average)

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

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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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thedailyleicester.com - August 18 at 9:15 PM
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www.investornewswire.com - August 18 at 12:10 PM
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www.fool.ca - August 18 at 12:10 PM
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twincountynews.com - August 17 at 9:13 PM
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www.publicnow.com - August 17 at 3:51 PM
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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
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www.lightwaveonline.com - August 9 at 12:39 PM
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www.stockhouse.com - August 9 at 12:39 PM
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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
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business.financialpost.com - August 8 at 3:48 PM
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www.rttnews.com - August 4 at 12:21 PM
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