BlackBerry Ltd Company Profile (TSE:BB)

About BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)

BlackBerry Ltd logoBlackBerry Limited (BlackBerry) provides mobile communications solutions. The Company is engaged in the sale of smartphones and enterprise software and services. The Company's products and services include Enterprise Solutions and Services, Devices, BlackBerry Technology Solutions and Messaging. It is engaged in providing enterprise mobility management (EMM) and mobile security, and offers a portfolio of enterprise software solutions and services that can be deployed across a range of ecosystems and devices, including BlackBerry Enterprise Service (BES) 12 and Good Platforms, BES12 Cloud, enterprise file-sync-and-share (EFSS), SecuSUITE for Enterprise, Enhanced subscriber identity module (SIM)-Based Licensing (ESBL), WorkLife by BlackBerry solution and Professional Cybersecurity Services. The BlackBerry Technology Solutions business unit consists of five units: QNX, Certicom, Paratek, the BlackBerry IoT Platform and Intellectual Property and Patent Licensing (IPPL).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: Communication Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:BB
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: C$7.43 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 530,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$12.59
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$12.68
  • 52 Week Range: C$8.98 - C$15.82
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.50
  • P/E Growth: -18.94
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$1.05 billion
  • Price / Sales: 7.08
  • Book Value: C$5.20 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.70
  • EBITDA: C$238 million
  • Net Margins: 7.98%
  • Return on Equity: 2.77%
  • Return on Assets: 1.90%
  • Average Volume: 1.67 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 15.2

Frequently Asked Questions for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)

What is BlackBerry Ltd's stock symbol?

BlackBerry Ltd trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "BB."

How were BlackBerry Ltd's earnings last quarter?

BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, March, 27th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $823.32 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $983.61 million. BlackBerry Ltd had a net margin of 7.98% and a return on equity of 2.77%. View BlackBerry Ltd's Earnings History.

When will BlackBerry Ltd make its next earnings announcement?

BlackBerry Ltd is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, December, 19th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for BlackBerry Ltd.

Where is BlackBerry Ltd's stock going? Where will BlackBerry Ltd's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for BlackBerry Ltd's shares. Their predictions range from C$10.00 to C$15.00. On average, they expect BlackBerry Ltd's share price to reach C$13.20 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for BlackBerry Ltd.

Who are some of BlackBerry Ltd's key competitors?

Who are BlackBerry Ltd's key executives?

BlackBerry Ltd's management team includes the folowing people:

  • John S. Chen, Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Steven M. Capelli, Chief Financial Officer
  • Sandeep Chennakeshu, President - BlackBerry Technology Solutions
  • Carl James Wiese, President - Global Sales
  • Marty J. Beard, Chief Operating Officer
  • Nita White-Ivy, Executive Vice President - Human Resources
  • Sai Yuen Ho, Executive Vice President - Enterprise Products and Value Added Solutions
  • Steven E. Zipperstein, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary
  • V. Prem Watsa, Lead Independent Director
  • Laurie Smaldone Alsup M.D., Independent Director

How do I buy BlackBerry Ltd stock?

Shares of BlackBerry Ltd and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is BlackBerry Ltd's stock price today?

One share of BlackBerry Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$14.02.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE BB)
Community Ranking:  1.2 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  171 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  533 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  704
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BlackBerry Ltd and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: C$13.20
Consensus Price Target History for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)
Price Target History for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)
Analysts' Ratings History for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/29/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyC$15.00View Rating Details
9/29/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$13.00View Rating Details
9/29/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$10.00View Rating Details
6/26/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$14.50View Rating Details
5/29/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformC$13.50View Rating Details
9/29/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetC$6.50 -> C$7.00View Rating Details
6/24/2016CIBCLower Price TargetC$7.25 -> C$7.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)
Earnings by Quarter for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)
Earnings History by Quarter for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE BB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/27/2015Q4 15C$0.04C$983.61 millionC$823.32 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/19/2014Q3 15C($0.04)C$0.01C$1.04 billionC$921.28 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/26/2014Q2 15C($0.16)C($0.39)C$1.01 billionC$1.02 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/19/2014Q1 15C($0.25)C($0.37)C$1.01 billionC$1.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/20/2013Q3 14C($0.43)C($0.67)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/27/2013Q2 13C($0.49)C($1.84)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.20)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.06)($0.01)($0.04)
Q2 20171($0.07)($0.07)($0.07)
Q3 20171($0.08)($0.08)($0.08)
Q4 20172($0.07)$0.05($0.01)
Q1 20181$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q4 20181($0.03)($0.03)($0.03)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/2/2017Steven ZippersteinInsiderSell27,035C$11.27C$304,684.45
9/29/2017Steven ZippersteinInsiderSell31,078C$11.31C$351,492.18
9/28/2017Martin James BeardInsiderBuy8,999C$11.15C$100,338.85
8/18/2017Sandeep ChennakeshuInsiderSell199,104C$8.56C$1,704,330.24
7/31/2017Sandeep ChennakeshuInsiderSell394,298C$9.49C$3,741,888.02
6/20/2017Nita White-IvyInsiderSell28,388C$10.63C$301,764.44
5/3/2017Michael Alan DanielsDirectorBuy7,300C$9.28C$67,744.00
3/31/2017John ChenDirectorSell141,115C$7.58C$1,069,651.70
3/31/2017Sai Yuen (Billy) HoInsiderSell34,667C$7.58C$262,775.86
4/6/2016James MackeyInsiderSell10,000C$7.04C$70,400.00
12/23/2015James YershInsiderSell33,570C$12.59C$422,703.37
10/15/2015Steven ZippersteinInsiderSell64,238C$7.15C$459,012.63
10/1/2015Steven ZippersteinInsiderSell65,580C$6.09C$399,080.53
9/29/2015Steven ZippersteinInsiderSell22,368C$6.08C$136,010.86
8/18/2015Sandeep ChennakeshuInsiderSell100,980C$7.41C$748,494.05
12/23/2014James YershInsiderSell33,438C$12.61C$421,522.77
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)
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BlackBerry Ltd (BB) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/23/2017 by Staff

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