BCE Company Profile (TSE:BCE)

About BCE

BCE logoBCE Inc. is a communications company. The Company provides a range of broadband communications and content services to consumer, residential, business and government customers in Canada. The Company offers various services under the Bell and Bell Aliant brands, such as fiber-based Internet protocol television (IPTV) and high-speed Internet services, home phone and business network and communications services. Its segments include Bell Wireless, Bell Wireline and Bell Media. Its Bell Wireless segment provides wireless voice and data communications products and services to its residential, small and medium-sized business and large enterprise customers across Canada. Its Bell Wireline segment provides data, including IPTV, local telephone and long distance, as well as other communications services and products. Its Bell Media segment provides conventional, specialty and pay television, digital media and radio broadcasting services.

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  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: BCE
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $58.60
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $58.30
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $59.59
  • 52-Week Range: C$870,700,000.00 - C$56.69
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.59
  • P/E Growth: 3.55
  • Market Cap: $51162.33B
  • Outstanding Shares: 870,700,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BCE (TSE:BCE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: C$61.42

Analysts' Ratings History for BCE (TSE:BCE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/16/2017TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> HoldC$64.00 -> C$59.00View Rating Details
2/16/2017DesjardinsBoost Price TargetBuyC$64.00 -> C$65.00View Rating Details
2/3/2017Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetC$64.00 -> C$60.00View Rating Details
2/3/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetOverweightC$66.00 -> C$64.00View Rating Details
2/3/2017National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetSector PerformC$60.00 -> C$59.00View Rating Details
2/3/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector PerformC$60.00 -> C$59.00View Rating Details
2/1/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetC$67.00 -> C$65.00View Rating Details
12/7/2016Bank of America CorpLower Price TargetC$64.00 -> C$60.00View Rating Details
9/15/2016GabelliReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/5/2016CSFBBoost Price TargetC$56.00 -> C$58.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetC$62.00 -> C$65.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetC$62.00 -> C$63.00View Rating Details
4/25/2016ScotiabankDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformC$59.00 -> C$60.00View Rating Details
1/5/2016Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageC$55.00View Rating Details
11/6/2015CIBCBoost Price TargetC$57.00 -> C$59.00View Rating Details
8/29/2015Barclays PLCSet Price TargetOutperformC$47.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BCE (TSE:BCE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/26/2017        
8/8/2014$0.84$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014$0.76$0.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for BCE (TSE:BCE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.51 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.83$0.86$0.85
Q2 20163$0.89$0.92$0.90
Q3 20164$0.90$0.94$0.92
Q4 20164$0.75$0.81$0.79
Q1 20172$0.83$0.90$0.87
Q2 20172$0.87$0.95$0.91
Q3 20172$0.81$0.92$0.87
Q4 20172$0.71$0.81$0.76
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for BCE (TSE:BCE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/2/2017quarterlyC$0.723/15/20174/15/2017
11/3/2016quarterlyC$0.684.67%12/13/201612/15/20161/15/2017
8/4/2016quarterlyC$0.684.39%9/13/20169/15/201610/15/2016
4/28/2016quarterlyC$0.684.5%6/13/20166/15/20167/15/2016
3/11/2016QuarterlyC$0.684.69%3/11/20164/15/20164/15/2016
2/4/2016quarterlyC$0.684/15/20163/15/2016
12/11/2015QuarterlyC$0.654.55%12/11/20151/15/20161/15/2016
8/6/2015quarterlyC$0.654.85%9/11/20159/15/201510/15/2015
6/11/2015QuarterlyC$0.654.76%6/11/20157/15/20157/15/2015
3/12/2015QuarterlyC$0.654.77%3/12/20154/15/20154/15/2015
11/6/2014quarterlyC$0.624.67%12/11/201412/15/20141/15/2015
8/7/2014quarterlyC$0.625.05%9/11/20149/15/201410/15/2014
6/12/2014QuarterlyC$0.624.91%6/12/20147/15/20147/15/2014
2/6/2014quarterlyC$0.625.12%3/12/20143/14/20144/15/2014
12/12/2013QuarterlyC$0.585.03%12/12/20131/15/20141/15/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BCE (TSE:BCE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/16/2017Thomas (Tom) LittleDirectorSell10,523C$58.56C$616,226.88
2/14/2017George CopeDirectorSell16,488C$58.14C$958,612.32
3/17/2016Wade OostermanDirectorSell117,608C$58.86C$6,922,406.88
2/18/2016Charles BrownDirectorSell84,006C$58.55C$4,918,551.30
2/17/2016John WatsonDirectorSell84,006C$57.82C$4,857,226.92
2/16/2016Martine TurcotteInsiderSell1,903C$57.70C$109,803.10
2/16/2016Mary Ann TurckeDirectorSell3,790C$57.70C$218,683.00
2/12/2016Robert Ellis BrownDirectorBuy3,000C$57.36C$172,080.00
6/26/2015Mirko BibicDirectorSell20,227C$54.44C$1,101,157.88
2/25/2015Thomas (Tom) LittleDirectorSell75,850C$54.75C$4,152,529.61
2/12/2015John WatsonDirectorSell9,302C$55.22C$513,656.44
2/12/2015Siim A VanaseljaInsiderSell9,222C$55.22C$509,238.84
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for BCE (TSE:BCE)
DateHeadline
News IconBCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) Price Target Expected At $49.268 - Transcript Daily (TSE:BCE)
transcriptdaily.com - February 18 at 3:45 PM
News IconBell MTS deal finally gets the green light (TSE:BCE)
www.computerdealernews.com - February 16 at 3:56 PM
business.financialpost.com logoBCE Inc downgraded as upside deemed limited after MTS deal approval (TSE:BCE)
business.financialpost.com - February 16 at 3:56 PM
News IconSun Life Financial announces Chairman succession (TSE:BCE)
exchangemagazine.com - February 16 at 8:46 AM
News IconBRIEF-Bell acquisition of MTS receives final regulatory approvals from ISED, competition bureau (TSE:BCE)
www.businessinsider.com - February 16 at 8:46 AM
4-traders.com logoBCE : Bell acquisition of MTS receives final regulatory approvals from ISED and Competition Bureau, transaction set to close on March 17 (TSE:BCE)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 8:46 AM
News IconRegional carriers such as SaskTel, MTS keep prices low, Competition Bureau says (TSE:BCE)
thestarphoenix.com - February 16 at 8:46 AM
zacks.com logoBCE Arm Bell Canada Clears All Hurdles in $3.9B MTS Buyout (TSE:BCE)
www.zacks.com - February 16 at 8:46 AM
nasdaq.com logoBCE Inc's Series AD Preferred Shares Cross 4% Yield Mark (TSE:BCE)
www.nasdaq.com - February 16 at 8:46 AM
business.financialpost.com logoBCE Inc. receives final approval to buy MTS in $3.9-billion deal, Xplornet enters Manitoba market (TSE:BCE)
business.financialpost.com - February 16 at 8:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBell acquisition of MTS receives final regulatory approvals from ISED and Competition Bureau, transaction set to close on March 17 (TSE:BCE)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 8:46 AM
bloomberg.com logoBCE's Manitoba Telecom Takeover Approved With Several Conditions (TSE:BCE)
www.bloomberg.com - February 16 at 8:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRegulator asks BCE to divest some assets to get MTS deal approval (TSE:BCE)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 8:46 AM
bloomberg.com logoBCE's Manitoba Telecom Takeover Approved With Conditions (TSE:BCE)
www.bloomberg.com - February 16 at 8:46 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to BCE, Inc. : February 14, 2017 (TSE:BCE)
www.capitalcube.com - February 14 at 3:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy BCE Inc. Is Still a Great Forever Stock (TSE:BCE)
ca.finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 4:21 PM
News IconBCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) Projected EPS At $0.66 - Stock Observer (TSE:BCE)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 12 at 3:52 PM
News IconStock ABR Of BCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) At 2.86 - Stock Observer (TSE:BCE)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 10 at 9:26 PM
nasdaq.com logoTelecom Stock Roundup: CenturyLink Disappoints in Q4; BCE & America Movil Post a Mixed Bag - Nasdaq (TSE:BCE)
www.nasdaq.com - February 10 at 9:26 PM
prnewswire.com logoTechnical Reports on Telecos Equities -- Windstream, EarthLink, BCE Inc., and Inventergy Global - PR Newswire (press release) (TSE:BCE)
www.prnewswire.com - February 10 at 9:26 PM
News IconTelus Corp. Q4 Net Income Falls 67% (TSE:BCE)
www.talkmarkets.com - February 10 at 4:24 PM
News IconTechnical Reports on Telecos Equities -- Windstream, EarthLink, BCE Inc., and Inventergy Global (TSE:BCE)
www.broadwayworld.com - February 10 at 4:24 PM
capitalcube.com logoBCE, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BCE-CA : February 9, 2017 (TSE:BCE)
www.capitalcube.com - February 9 at 3:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTelus profit misses as it spends more to win wireless customers (TSE:BCE)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 3:59 PM
News IconBCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) Consensus Price At $49.248 – Transcript Daily - Transcript Daily (TSE:BCE)
transcriptdaily.com - February 8 at 4:03 PM
News IconBCE Inc was Downgraded to a Hold Rating at Canaccord Genuity ... - Analyst Ratings (TSE:BCE)
www.analystratings.com - February 8 at 4:03 PM
realistinvestor.com logoResearch Analysts Set BCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) Price Target at $48.07 - RealistInvestor.com (TSE:BCE)
www.realistinvestor.com - February 7 at 4:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPRESS DIGEST- Canada-Feb 7 (TSE:BCE)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBell Media says Super Bowl ratings drop, cites ruling on commercials (TSE:BCE)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:46 PM
nasdaq.com logoBCE's Series R Preferred Shares Crosses Above 5.5% Yield Territory - Nasdaq (TSE:BCE)
www.nasdaq.com - February 6 at 3:51 PM
News IconQuarterly EPS analysis of BCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) - The Newburgh Press (TSE:BCE)
newburghpress.com - February 6 at 3:51 PM
fool.ca logoNow May Be the Time to Buy BCE Inc. After its Earnings Release - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:BCE)
www.fool.ca - February 6 at 3:51 PM
capitalcube.com logoBCE, Inc. :BCE-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 6, 2017 (TSE:BCE)
www.capitalcube.com - February 6 at 3:51 PM
News IconBCE Inc hikes dividend after earnings climb 30 per cent (TSE:BCE)
hoyentv.com - February 4 at 2:03 AM
News IconBCE Inc. (BCE) Increases Dividend to C$0.72 Per Share (TSE:BCE)
fairydetox.org - February 4 at 2:03 AM
News IconBCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) from Telecom Services – Domestic – Todays Top Gains (TSE:BCE)
twincountynews.com - February 4 at 2:03 AM
nasdaq.com logoBCE's Series S Preferred Shares Cross 4% Yield Mark - Nasdaq (TSE:BCE)
www.nasdaq.com - February 3 at 3:58 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBCE's (BCE) CEO George Cope on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha (TSE:BCE)
seekingalpha.com - February 3 at 3:58 PM
nasdaq.com logoBCE Inc. (BCE) Misses on Q4 Earnings, Revenues Grow Y/Y - Nasdaq (TSE:BCE)
www.nasdaq.com - February 3 at 3:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBCE Inc. (BCE) Misses on Q4 Earnings, Revenues Grow Y/Y (TSE:BCE)
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 3:58 PM
News IconBCE Inc hikes dividend as profit climbs on strong wireless performance (TSE:BCE)
www.nationalpost.com - February 3 at 2:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIncome Investors: Is BCE Inc. a Buy on the Dip? (TSE:BCE)
ca.finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 9:00 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoBCE shares dip despite surge in wireless customers (TSE:BCE)
www.theglobeandmail.com - February 2 at 9:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of BCE.TO earnings conference call or presentation 2-Feb-17 1:00pm GMT (TSE:BCE)
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 9:00 PM
News IconBCE boosts dividend (TSE:BCE)
www.castanet.net - February 2 at 3:59 PM
rttnews.com logoBCE Inc. Profit Climbs 8% In Q4 (TSE:BCE)
www.rttnews.com - February 2 at 3:59 PM
News IconBCE to hike dividend following improved profits in Q4, full 2016 financial year (TSE:BCE)
www.lifeinquebec.com - February 2 at 3:59 PM
News IconBCE boosts dividend as profit grows on wireless subscribers, CraveTV (TSE:BCE)
medicinehatnews.com - February 2 at 3:59 PM
News IconBCE -1.5% as profits miss despite solid wireless growth (TSE:BCE)
prensariotiretail.com - February 2 at 3:59 PM
News IconBCE boosts dividend as profit grows on wireless subscribers, CraveTV - Montreal Gazette (TSE:BCE)
www.montrealgazette.com - February 2 at 3:59 PM

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What is BCE's stock symbol?

BCE trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "BCE."

How often does BCE pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BCE?

BCE declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 2nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.7175 per share on Saturday, April 15th. This represents a $2.87 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.88%. This is a boost from BCE's previous quarterly dividend of $0.68.

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

7 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for BCE's shares. Their forecasts range from C$58.00 to C$65.00. On average, they expect BCE's share price to reach C$61.42 in the next twelve months.

When will BCE announce their earnings?

BCE is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 26th 2017.

How do I buy BCE stock?

Shares of BCE 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.

How much does a share of BCE stock cost?

One share of BCE stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$58.76.

BCE (TSE:BCE) Chart for Monday, February, 20, 2017


Institutional Ownership Chart

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BCE (TSE:BCE)

Earnings History Chart

Earnings by Quarter for BCE (TSE:BCE)

Dividend History Chart

Dividend Payments by Quarter for BCE (TSE:BCE)

Last Updated on 2/20/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff