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NYSE:BCE

BCE Stock Forecast, Price & News

$50.37
-0.46 (-0.90%)
(As of 11/30/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$50.18
$50.80
50-Day Range
$49.57
$51.89
52-Week Range
$42.17
$53.00
Volume
1.16 million shs
Average Volume
1.20 million shs
Market Capitalization
$45.77 billion
P/E Ratio
19.45
Dividend Yield
5.45%
Beta
0.44
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About BCE

BCE, Inc. is a telecommunications and media company, which engages in the provision of communication services to residential, business, and wholesale customers. It operates through the following segments: Bell Wireless, Bell Wireline, and Bell Media. The Bell Wireless segment covers integrated digital wireless voice and data communications products and services to residential and business customers. The Bell Wireline segment offers data, including Internet access and Internet protocol television, local telephone, long distance, as well as other communications services and products to residential, small and medium-sized business, and large enterprise customers. The Bell Media segment includes conventional, specialty and pay television, digital media, radio broadcasting services, and out-of-home advertising services. The company was founded on February 25, 1970 and is headquartered in Verdun, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Utilities
Employees
50,704
Year Founded
1880

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$17.08 billion
Cash Flow
$5.98 per share
Book Value
$14.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$1.97 billion
Pretax Margin
16.81%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
907,394,000
Market Cap
$45.77 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend
9/14/2021
Dividend Payable
10/15/2021
Last Earnings
11/04/2021
Today
12/01/2021
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2021
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/03/2022

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.06 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

79th out of 120 stocks

Telephone Communication, Except Radio Industry

14th out of 42 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












BCE (NYSE:BCE) Frequently Asked Questions

Is BCE a buy right now?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BCE in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" BCE stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BCE, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has BCE's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

BCE's stock was trading at $42.16 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BCE stock has increased by 19.5% and is now trading at $50.37.
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Are investors shorting BCE?

BCE saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 6,240,000 shares, an increase of 31.9% from the October 31st total of 4,730,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,000,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.2 days. Approximately 0.7% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is BCE's next earnings date?

BCE is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 3rd 2022.
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How were BCE's earnings last quarter?

BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) announced its earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The utilities provider reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.17. The utilities provider had revenue of $5.84 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.94 billion. BCE had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.49% and a net margin of 13.13%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.59 earnings per share.
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How often does BCE pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BCE?

BCE declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 5th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.7047 per share on Saturday, January 15th. This represents a $2.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.60%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 14th. This is a positive change from BCE's previous quarterly dividend of $0.70.
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Is BCE a good dividend stock?

BCE pays an annual dividend of $2.77 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.45%. BCE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. BCE does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of BCE is 106.95%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, BCE will have a dividend payout ratio of 102.97% in the coming year. This indicates that BCE may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What guidance has BCE issued on next quarter's earnings?

BCE issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.422-$2.542 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.590. The company issued revenue guidance of $18.54 billion-$19.08 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $19.14 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BCE?

10 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for BCE's stock. Their forecasts range from $57.00 to $68.00. On average, they expect BCE's share price to reach $63.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are BCE's key executives?

BCE's management team includes the following people:
  • Mirko Bibic, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Glen LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Stephen Howe, Chief Technology Officer
  • Michael Cole, Chief Information Officer
  • Robert Malcolmson, Executive VP, Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer

What is Mirko Bibic's approval rating as BCE's CEO?

84 employees have rated BCE CEO Mirko Bibic on Glassdoor.com. Mirko Bibic has an approval rating of 87% among BCE's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of BCE own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other BCE investors own include AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV), Enbridge (ENB), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), CVS Health (CVS), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Royal Bank of Canada (RY) and Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP).

What is BCE's stock symbol?

BCE trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BCE."

Who are BCE's major shareholders?

BCE's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Capital Research Global Investors (3.24%), TD Asset Management Inc. (1.39%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.33%), Deutsche Bank AG (1.27%), Bank of Nova Scotia (1.17%) and Toronto Dominion Bank (0.99%).

Which institutional investors are selling BCE stock?

BCE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Nova Scotia, Capital Research Global Investors, LGT Capital Partners LTD., Toronto Dominion Bank, FIL Ltd, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Mackenzie Financial Corp, and Marshall Wace LLP.

Which institutional investors are buying BCE stock?

BCE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Royal Bank of Canada, BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, Morgan Stanley, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Marathon Asset Mgmt Ltd, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund.

How do I buy shares of BCE?

Shares of BCE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is BCE's stock price today?

One share of BCE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.37.

How much money does BCE make?

BCE has a market capitalization of $45.77 billion and generates $17.08 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.97 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.59 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does BCE have?

BCE employs 50,704 workers across the globe.

Does BCE have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of BCE: Alarm Force Industries, American Management Systems, Astral Media, Axia NetMedia, Bell Aliant Inc., Bell Canada, Bell Media, Bell Mobility, Cieslok Media Ltd., Corus, Environics Analytics, Gestion Infopharm, Glentel, MTS, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, Q9 Networks, SPACECONNECTION, TESS S.A., Teleglobe, Telesat Canada, The Source (Bell) Electronics, Toronto Argonauts Football Club, Tri-Comp Systems, Virgin Mobile Canada, Ware Solutions Corp, and e-route.

When was BCE founded?

BCE was founded in 1880.

What is BCE's official website?

The official website for BCE is www.bce.ca.

Where are BCE's headquarters?

How can I contact BCE?

BCE's mailing address is 1 carrefour Alexander-Graham-Bell Building A 7th Floor, Verdun A8, H3E 3B3. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at (888) 932-6666, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 514-766-5735.


This page was last updated on 12/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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