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$5.8 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 531,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$12.12
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$11.77
  • 52 Week Range: C$8.98 - C$15.82
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 44.94
  • P/E Growth: -11.31
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$1.14 billion
  • Price / Sales: 5.09
  • Book Value: C$5.15 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.12
  • EBIDTA: C$124 million
  • Net Margins: 285.53%
  • Return on Equity: 112.26%
  • Return on Assets: 73.92%
  • Average Volume: 2.13 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 8.96

Frequently Asked Questions for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)

What is BlackBerry Ltd's stock symbol?

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

How were BlackBerry Ltd's earnings last quarter?

BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, March, 27th. The company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter. The company earned $823.32 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $983.61 million. BlackBerry Ltd had a return on equity of 112.26% and a net margin of 285.53%. 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 Thursday, September, 28th 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 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for BlackBerry Ltd's stock. Their predictions range from C$7.00 to C$14.50. On average, they anticipate BlackBerry Ltd's stock price to reach C$11.25 in the next year. 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$10.92.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE BB)
Community Ranking:  1.1 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  132 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  492 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  624
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$11.25

Analysts' Ratings History for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/27/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformC$12.50View Rating Details
6/26/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$14.50View Rating Details
6/26/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$10.00View Rating Details
5/29/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformC$13.50View Rating Details
3/28/2017TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyC$10.00View 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 8/20/2015 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
9/28/2017($0.01)N/AView Earnings Details
3/27/2015Q4 15$0.04$983.61 million$823.32 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/19/2014Q3 15($0.04)$0.01$1.04 billion$921.28 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/26/2014Q2 15($0.16)($0.39)$1.01 billion$1.02 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/19/2014Q1 15($0.25)($0.37)$1.01 billion$1.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/20/2013Q3 14($0.43)($0.67)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/27/2013Q2 13($0.49)($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
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by

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
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)
Latest Headlines for BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB)
DateHeadline logoBlackBerry rally derailed as investors lose patience on turnaround - Reuters - August 19 at 2:34 AM logoWhy BlackBerry Ltd. Remains a Highly Speculative Play - August 18 at 4:27 PM logoWhy BlackBerry Ltd. Can’t Gain Traction - August 18 at 4:27 PM logoBlackBerry's Rally Is Falling by the Wayside - August 18 at 4:27 PM logoThis Disappointing Fact Could Boost BlackBerry Ltd.'s Bottom Line This Quarter - The Motley Fool Canada - August 17 at 10:48 PM logoWhy BlackBerry's Stock Has Seen A Selloff In Recent Weeks - August 16 at 4:57 PM logoBlackBerry and Appdome Enable Codeless Integration of Secure Voice, Video and Messaging - August 15 at 5:15 PM logoBlackBerry Ltd.: Is it Time to Buy the Dip? - The Motley Fool Canada - August 10 at 5:37 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX futures fall on North Korea worries - Nasdaq - August 9 at 4:36 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX near flat as dip in resource shares offsets positive earnings - Nasdaq - August 9 at 2:09 AM logoBlackBerry Ltd. Continues to Innovate After Handsets - August 8 at 9:08 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX near flat as dip in resource shares offsets positive earnings - August 8 at 9:08 PM logoBlackBerry shares slide after Goldman 'sell' recommendation - Reuters - August 8 at 4:07 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX up on Valeant, Ritchie results; BlackBerry falls on sell rating - August 8 at 4:07 PM logoGoldman: Blackberry a 'Sell' Over Mobile Messaging Concerns - August 8 at 4:07 PM logoBlackBerry shares slide after Goldman 'sell' recommendation - August 8 at 4:07 PM logoBlackBerry shares slide 2.5% premarket as Goldman resumes coverage with a sell ratiing - August 7 at 3:43 PM logo3 Reasons to Sell Blackberry - August 7 at 3:43 PM logoAnalysis: Auto Business Prospects Not Enough To Breathe Life Back Into BlackBerry - August 7 at 3:43 PM logoWhy Did BlackBerry (BBRY) Stock Sink Today? - August 7 at 3:43 PM logoBlackBerry's Auto Efforts Remain Doubtful: Goldman - August 7 at 3:43 PM logoShared Services Canada Ends Its Exclusive Relationship With BlackBerry - Seeking Alpha - August 4 at 3:57 AM logoBlackBerry Ltd (BB) Insider Sells C$3,741,888.02 in Stock - August 3 at 4:34 PM logoBlackBerry Ltd. :BB-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : August 2, 2017 - August 2 at 5:09 PM logoShould You Stay Away From BlackBerry Ltd.? - The Motley Fool Canada - July 27 at 4:51 PM logoIs BlackBerry Ltd. Still a Smart Buy? - The Motley Fool Canada - July 26 at 9:58 PM logoWhat Canadians Can Learn From Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. - The Motley Fool Canada - July 25 at 4:19 PM logo3 Things You Should Know about Blackberry - July 24 at 8:42 PM logoHow BlackBerry Can Quickly Increase Its Software Revenue - Seeking Alpha - July 21 at 5:58 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX edges higher as Rogers rises, Hydro One weighs - Nasdaq - July 21 at 3:52 AM logoBlackBerry wins right to sell secure messaging tools to US government - Reuters - July 20 at 5:51 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX edges up to 3-week high, boosted by Rogers - July 20 at 5:51 PM logoQualcomm's profit slumps amid Apple battle - Reuters - July 19 at 5:37 PM logoBlackBerry: A Quant Downgrade Falls on Weakening Charts - July 18 at 5:51 PM logoBlackBerry Ltd.: Should You Buy the Dip, or Is the Rally Over? - July 13 at 5:19 PM logo3 Signs That BlackBerry Ltd. Holds Potential - The Motley Fool Canada - July 12 at 4:55 PM logoDoes Shopify Inc. (USA) Have Enough Moat? | The Motley Fool ... - The Motley Fool Canada - July 11 at 10:36 PM logo5 Ways To Profit From The $24 Trillion Cyber War - July 11 at 5:29 PM logoSolving The BlackBerry KeyOne's Screen Display Problems - July 10 at 4:23 PM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: BlackBerry Reported Quarterly Profit; Announced Share Repurchase Program - July 8 at 8:26 AM logoWhy BlackBerry Ltd. Has Surged 37% Year to Date - July 6 at 10:43 PM logoCan BlackBerry Ltd. Double From Current Levels? - July 4 at 8:03 PM logoAre Tech Stocks BlackBerry Ltd. and Sierra Wireless, Inc. Worth Their Weight? - The Motley Fool Canada - June 29 at 5:34 PM logoWhy BlackBerry Ltd. Is Still a Good Buy - June 28 at 4:31 PM logoWhat Impacted BlackBerry’s Profit Margins in Fiscal 1Q18? - June 28 at 4:31 PM logoWhere Is BlackBerry Trading Compared to Moving Averages in June? - June 28 at 4:30 PM logoBlackBerry seeks sales force to match software focus - Reuters - June 28 at 2:01 AM logoShopify Inc. (USA) Shareholders Are Wise to Consider John Chen's ... - The Motley Fool Canada - June 27 at 3:58 PM logoAs BlackBerry Ltd. Falters, Time to Sell? - The Motley Fool Canada - June 27 at 3:58 PM logoToday's Research Reports on Trending Tickers: BlackBerry and Fitbit - June 27 at 3:58 PM



BlackBerry Ltd (BB) Chart for Sunday, August, 20, 2017

This page was last updated on 8/20/2017 by Staff