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NYSE:BCE

BCE Stock Forecast, Price & News

$49.08
+1.21 (+2.53%)
(As of 06/24/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$48.10
$49.09
50-Day Range
$47.52
$59.02
52-Week Range
$47.25
$59.34
Volume
1.35 million shs
Average Volume
1.50 million shs
Market Capitalization
$44.76 billion
P/E Ratio
18.95
Dividend Yield
5.79%
Price Target
$67.30
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BCE Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

2.05 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

68th out of 120 stocks

Telephone Communication, Except Radio Industry

16th out of 43 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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About BCE (NYSE:BCE)

BCE Inc., a telecommunications and media company, provides wireless, wireline, Internet, and television (TV) services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in Canada. The company operates through three segments: Bell Wireless, Bell Wireline, and Bell Media. The Bell Wireless segment offers wireless voice and data communication products and services, as well as consumer electronics products. The Bell Wireline segment offers data, including internet access and Internet protocol television (IPTV), local telephone, and long distance services, as well as other communication services and products; and satellite TV service and connectivity servuces. This segment also buys and sells local telephone, long distance, data, and other services from or to resellers and other carriers. The Bell Media segment provides conventional TV, specialty TV, pay TV, streaming services, digital media services, radio broadcasting services, and out-of-home advertising services. BCE Inc. was founded in 1880 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
49,781
Year Founded
1880

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/15 Dividend
3/14/2022
Dividend Payable
4/15/2022
Last Earnings
5/05/2022
Ex-Dividend for 7/15 Dividend
6/14/2022
Today
6/25/2022
Dividend Payable
7/15/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/04/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$67.30
High Stock Price Forecast
$71.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+37.1%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.22222222222222
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.27 billion
Pretax Margin
18.04%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$18.71 billion
Cash Flow
$6.70 per share
Book Value
$16.62 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
910,539,000
Market Cap
$44.76 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.46














BCE Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell BCE stock right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BCE in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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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What is BCE's stock price forecast for 2022?

9 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for BCE's stock. Their BCE stock forecasts range from $60.00 to $71.00. On average, they predict BCE's stock price to reach $67.30 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.1% from the stock's current price.
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How has BCE's stock performed in 2022?

BCE's stock was trading at $52.04 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, BCE stock has decreased by 5.7% and is now trading at $49.08.
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When is BCE's next earnings date?

BCE is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 4th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for BCE
.

How were BCE's earnings last quarter?

BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) posted its earnings results on Thursday, May, 5th. The utilities provider reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.06. The utilities provider earned $5.85 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.86 billion. BCE had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.75% and a net margin of 12.85%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.62 EPS.
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How often does BCE pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BCE?

BCE announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 5th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.715 per share on Friday, July 15th. This represents a $2.86 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.83%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 14th.
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Is BCE a good dividend stock?

BCE(NYSE:BCE) pays an annual dividend of $2.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.94%. BCE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of BCE is 109.65%. 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 102.53% 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 updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.57-$2.69 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $2.63. The company issued revenue guidance of $18.69 billion-$19.43 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $18.86 billion.

Who are BCE's key executives?

BCE's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Mirko Bibic, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 54, Pay $3.64M)
  • Mr. Glen LeBlanc FCMA, Exec. VP, CFO & Vice Chair of Atlantic Canada (Age 54, Pay $1.31M)
  • Mr. Wade Oosterman, Pres of Bell Media & Vice Chair (Age 61, Pay $1.65M)
  • Mr. Blaik Kirby, Group Pres of Consumer, Small & Medium Bus. (SMB)
  • Mr. Stephen Guy Howe, Chief Technology & Information Officer
  • Thane Fotopoulos, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Robert Malcolmson, Exec. VP and Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer
  • Ms. Claire Gillies, Exec. VP of Marketing & Pres of Consumer
  • Ms. Nikki Moffat, Chief HR Officer & Exec. VP of Corp. Services
  • Ms. Wendy Freeman, Pres of CTV News

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Capital Research Global Investors (3.29%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.47%), Eubel Brady & Suttman Asset Management Inc. (1.42%), Vanguard Group Inc. (1.35%), TD Asset Management Inc. (1.30%) and 1832 Asset Management L.P. (1.25%).

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, Cibc World Market Inc., Federated Hermes Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto Dominion Bank, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., and OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp.

Which institutional investors are buying BCE stock?

BCE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eubel Brady & Suttman Asset Management Inc., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , JPMorgan Chase & Co., Twin Tree Management LP, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, 1832 Asset Management L.P., and Sei Investments Co..

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 $49.08.

How much money does BCE make?

BCE (NYSE:BCE) has a market capitalization of $44.76 billion and generates $18.71 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $2.27 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.59 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does BCE have?

BCE employs 49,781 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.
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When was BCE founded?

BCE was founded in 1880.

How can I contact BCE?

BCE's mailing address is 1 carrefour Alexander-Graham-Bell Building A 7th Floor, Verdun A8, H3E 3B3. The official website for BCE is www.bce.ca. 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 (NYSE:BCE) was last updated on 6/26/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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