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NYSE:BCE - BCE Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.18 (+0.37 %)
(As of 02/16/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $48.55
50-Day Range
MA: $47.11
52-Week Range
Now: $48.55
Volume476,508 shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio19.04
Dividend YieldN/A
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…

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Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A



Next Earnings Date5/7/2020 (Estimated)

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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 Friday, February 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 16th will be given a dividend of $0.6267 per share on Wednesday, April 15th. This represents a $2.51 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 13th. This is an increase from BCE's previous quarterly dividend of $0.60. View BCE's Dividend History.

How were BCE's earnings last quarter?

BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.88 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.19. The utilities provider had revenue of $6.32 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.34 billion. The business's revenue was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.89 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, May 7th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for BCE.

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

BCE issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.50-3.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.70. The company issued revenue guidance of +1-3% yr/yr to $24.2-24.7 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $24.44 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BCE?

10 analysts have issued 1 year price targets 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 year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.7% 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 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 neutral on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BCE earned a media sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for BCE.

Are investors shorting BCE?

BCE saw a decline in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,860,000 shares, a decline of 29.0% from the January 15th total of 2,620,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 830,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Approximately 0.2% of the company's stock are sold short. View BCE's Current Options Chain.

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FIL Ltd (2.19%), TD Asset Management Inc. (1.66%), CIBC World Markets Inc. (1.31%), Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. (0.92%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.86%) and Toronto Dominion Bank (0.80%).

Which major investors are selling BCE stock?

BCE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FIL Ltd, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc., TD Asset Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC and UBS Group AG.

Which major investors are buying BCE stock?

BCE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. and Euro Pacific Asset Management LLC.

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 $48.55.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BCE (NYSE BCE)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  372 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  486 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  858
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 2/16/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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