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NYSE:BCE - BCE Stock Price, Forecast & News

$47.50
+0.30 (+0.64 %)
(As of 01/17/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$47.18
Now: $47.50
$47.54
50-Day Range
$45.92
MA: $47.05
$48.97
52-Week Range
$41.50
Now: $47.50
$49.58
Volume561,137 shs
Average Volume642,637 shs
Market Capitalization$42.94 billion
P/E Ratio19.00
Dividend Yield5.11%
Beta0.36
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$6.19 per share
Book Value$14.33 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.26 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees52,790
Market Cap$42.94 billion
Next Earnings Date2/6/2020 (Confirmed)
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 announced a dividend on Thursday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 16th will be given a dividend of $0.597 per share on Wednesday, January 15th. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 13th. This is a positive change from BCE's previous dividend of $0.56. View BCE's Dividend History.

How will BCE's stock buyback program work?

BCE announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Friday, February 9th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $175,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were BCE's earnings last quarter?

BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 31st. The utilities provider reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.21. The utilities provider had revenue of $5.98 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.99 billion. BCE had a net margin of 12.61% and a return on equity of 18.75%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.96 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, February 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for BCE.

How can I listen to BCE's earnings call?

BCE will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 6th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

BCE updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 31st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.48-3.58 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.53.

What price target have analysts set for BCE?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for BCE's shares. Their forecasts range from $44.38 to $66.00. On average, they expect BCE's share price to reach $56.68 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.3% 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 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for BCE.

Has BCE been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about BCE stock have trended very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BCE earned a coverage optimism score of 3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for BCE.

Are investors shorting BCE?

BCE saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,620,000 shares, a drop of 75.6% from the December 15th total of 10,750,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 850,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.1 days. Approximately 0.3% of the company's stock are sold short. View BCE's Current Options Chain.

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 Hamlin Capital Management LLC (0.22%), Verity & Verity LLC (0.02%), Chemung Canal Trust Co. (0.02%), United Services Automobile Association (0.01%), Cardinal Capital Management Inc. (0.01%) and Nexus Investment Management Inc. (0.01%).

Which major investors are selling BCE stock?

BCE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., United Services Automobile Association, Allred Capital Management LLC, CLARET ASSET MANAGEMENT Corp, Raymond James Trust N.A., Gradient Investments LLC and Huntington National Bank.

Which major investors are buying BCE stock?

BCE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cardinal Capital Management Inc., Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., Verity & Verity LLC, AE Wealth Management LLC, Cozad Asset Management Inc., Chemung Canal Trust Co., Riverview Trust Co and JCIC Asset Management 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is BCE's stock price today?

One share of BCE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.50.

How big of a company is BCE?

BCE has a market capitalization of $42.94 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:  367 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  477 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  844
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 1/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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