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BCE (BCE) Stock Price, News & Analysis

C$46.04
+0.51 (+1.12%)
(As of 03:39 PM ET)
Today's Range
C$45.55
C$46.20
50-Day Range
C$44.23
C$47.03
52-Week Range
C$43.96
C$62.05
Volume
1.19 million shs
Average Volume
2.85 million shs
Market Capitalization
C$42.00 billion
P/E Ratio
23.98
Dividend Yield
8.67%
Price Target
C$52.15

BCE MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.30 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
13.0% Upside
C$52.15 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.05mentions of BCE in the last 14 days
Based on 13 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.88 out of 5 stars

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About BCE Stock (TSE:BCE)

BCE Inc., a communications company, provides wireless, wireline, Internet, and television (TV) services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in Canada. The company operates through two segments, Bell Communication and Technology Services, and Bell Media. The Bell Communication and Technology Services segment provides wireless products and services including mobile data and voice plans and devices; wireline products and services comprising data, including internet access, internet protocol television, cloud-based services, and business solutions, as well as voice, and other communication services and products; and satellite TV and connectivity services for residential, small and medium-sized business, government, and large enterprise customers. This segment also buys and sells local telephone, long distance, and data and other services from or to resellers and other carriers; and operates consumer electronics retail stores. The Bell Media segment provides conventional TV, specialty TV, pay TV, streaming services, digital media services, radio broadcasting services, and out-of-home advertising services. BCE Inc. was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Verdun, Canada.

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/15 Dividend
3/14/2024
Dividend Payable
4/15/2024
Last Earnings
5/02/2024
Today
5/30/2024
Ex-Dividend for 7/15 Dividend
6/13/2024
Dividend Payable
7/15/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/01/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Telecom Services
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
45,132
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
C$52.15
High Stock Price Target
C$60.00
Low Stock Price Target
C$46.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+14.5%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.30
Research Coverage
10 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
C$1.75 billion
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
C$24.63 billion
Cash Flow
C$0.58 per share
Book Value
C$18.01 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
C$41.54 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.44
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Mirko Bibic (Age 56)
    CEO, President & Director
    Comp: $4.56M
  • Mr. Curtis Millen
    Executive VP & CFO
  • Mr. Stephen Guy Howe
    Chief Technology & Information Officer
  • Mr. John Watson (Age 60)
    Group President of Business Markets, Customer Experience & AI
    Comp: $1.78M
  • Thane Fotopoulos
    Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Robert Malcolmson
    Executive VP and Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer
  • Ms. Nikki Moffat
    Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive VP of Corporate Services
  • Mr. Blaik Kirby
    Group President of Consumer, Small & Medium Business (SMB)
  • Ms. Karine Moses
    Senior VP of Content Development & News and Vice Chair of Québec
  • Ms. Devorah Lithwick
    Senior Vice President & Chief Brand Officer

BCE Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell BCE stock right now?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BCE in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" BCE shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BCE, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is BCE's stock price target for 2024?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for BCE's shares. Their BCE share price targets range from C$46.00 to C$60.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach C$52.15 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have BCE shares performed in 2024?

BCE's stock was trading at C$52.17 at the start of the year. Since then, BCE stock has decreased by 11.6% and is now trading at C$46.14.
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When is BCE's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2024.
View our BCE earnings forecast
.

How were BCE's earnings last quarter?

BCE Inc. (TSE:BCE) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The company reported $0.72 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.72. The company had revenue of $6.01 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.09 billion. BCE had a net margin of 7.88% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.36%.

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

BCE announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, June 14th will be paid a dividend of 0.998 per share on Monday, July 15th. This represents a $3.99 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 13th.
Read our dividend analysis for BCE
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Is BCE a good dividend stock?

BCE (TSE:BCE) pays an annual dividend of C$3.99 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 8.67%. BCE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 207.81%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
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What other stocks do shareholders of BCE own?
How do I buy shares of BCE?

Shares of BCE stock and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through an online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the Canadian stock market include BMO InvestorLine, CIBC Investor's Edge, Desjardins Online Brokerage, HSBC InvestDirect, Laurentian Bank Discount Brokerage, National Bank Direct Brokerage, Qtrade Investor, Questrade, RBC Direct Investing, Scotia iTrade, TD Direct Investing, and Virtual Brokers.
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This page (TSE:BCE) was last updated on 5/30/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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