NYSE:BCE - BCE Stock Price, News & Analysis

$46.62
+0.16 (+0.34 %)
(As of 08/22/2019 09:17 AM ET)
Today's Range
$46.43
Now: $46.62
$46.73
50-Day Range
$45.23
MA: $46.09
$46.79
52-Week Range
$38.75
Now: $46.62
$47.14
Volume621,285 shs
Average Volume807,667 shs
Market Capitalization$41.96 billion
P/E Ratio17.20
Dividend Yield5.06%
Beta0.41
BCE Inc, a telecommunications and media company, provides wireless, wireline, Internet, and television (TV) services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in Canada. It operates in three segments: Bell Wireless, Bell Wireline, and Bell Media. The Bell Wireless segment offers wireless voice and data communications products and services, including 40 live and on-demand channels on smartphones and tablets; roaming services; push-to-talk, field service management, worker safety, and mobility management solutions; and asset management, smart buildings, smart cities, fleet management, and other Internet of Things services. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
CUSIPN/A
Phone514-870-8777

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.11 billion
Cash Flow$6.1261 per share
Book Value$13.67 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.26 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees52,790
Market Cap$41.96 billion
Next Earnings Date11/7/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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BCE (NYSE:BCE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is BCE's stock symbol?

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

How often does BCE pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BCE?

BCE declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 16th will be given a dividend of $0.601 per share on Tuesday, October 15th. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 13th. This is a boost from BCE's previous quarterly dividend of $0.59. View BCE's Dividend History.

How will BCE's stock buyback program work?

BCE declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Friday, February 9th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $175,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were BCE's earnings last quarter?

BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 1st. The utilities provider reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.68 by $0.02. The utilities provider had revenue of $5.93 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.90 billion. BCE had a net margin of 12.51% and a return on equity of 19.15%. The company's revenue was up 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.86 earnings per share. View BCE's Earnings History.

When is BCE's next earnings date?

BCE is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for BCE.

What guidance has BCE issued on next quarter's earnings?

BCE updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.65-2.72 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.88. The company issued revenue guidance of $18.0140368-18.3707504 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $18.74 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BCE?

10 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for BCE's shares. Their predictions range from $44.38 to $66.00. On average, they anticipate BCE's stock price to reach $56.2760 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BCE.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BCE?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BCE in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for BCE.

Has BCE been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about BCE stock has trended positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BCE earned a news impact score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for BCE.

Who are some of BCE's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of BCE own?

Who are BCE's key executives?

BCE's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. George Alexander Cope O.C. C.M., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Glen LeBlanc FCMA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Mirko Bibic, Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Wade Oosterman, Vice Chair & Group Pres (Age 58)
  • Mr. Thomas Little, Pres of Bell Bus. Markets - Bell Canada

Who are BCE's major shareholders?

BCE's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include TD Asset Management Inc. (1.98%), Bank of Nova Scotia (1.06%), Vanguard Group Inc. (1.05%), Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (0.86%), Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. (0.86%) and Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. (0.68%).

Which institutional investors are selling BCE stock?

BCE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Toronto Dominion Bank, Morgan Stanley, Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc., Hillsdale Investment Management Inc., Intact Investment Management Inc., OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can.

Which institutional investors are buying BCE stock?

BCE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Nova Scotia, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., APG Asset Management N.V., Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc, MUFG Securities EMEA plc and Vanguard Group Inc..

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is BCE's stock price today?

One share of BCE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.62.

How big of a company is BCE?

BCE has a market capitalization of $41.96 billion and generates $18.11 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $2.26 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.71 on an earnings per share basis. BCE employs 52,790 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About BCE.

What is BCE's official website?

The official website for BCE is http://www.bce.ca/.

How can I contact BCE?

BCE's mailing address is 1 Carrefour Alexander-Graham-Bell Building A 8th Floor, Verdun A8, H3E 3B3. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 514-870-8777 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for BCE (NYSE BCE)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  348 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  441 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  789
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BCE and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BCE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BCE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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