BCE Company Profile (TSE:BCE)

About BCE (TSE:BCE)

BCE logoBCE Inc. is a communications company. The Company's 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 Internet access and Internet protocol television (IPTV), local telephone, long distance, as well as other communications services and products to its residential, small and medium-sized business and large enterprise customers, primarily in Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces, while Satellite television (TV) service and connectivity to business customers are available nationally across Canada. Its Bell Media segment provides conventional, specialty and pay Television, digital media, and radio broadcasting services and out of home (OOH) advertising services to customers across Canada.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:BCE
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.bce.ca/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$53.04 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 899,531,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$60.79
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$59.28
  • 52 Week Range: C$56.80 - C$63.40
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.92
  • P/E Growth: 4.73
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$21.83 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.43
  • Book Value: C$16.53 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.57
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 4.9%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$8.2 billion
  • Net Margins: 13.47%
  • Return on Equity: 19.17%
  • Return on Assets: 5.59%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.41 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 24.11
 

Frequently Asked Questions for BCE (TSE:BCE)

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 Tuesday, June 13th. Investors of record on Saturday, July 15th will be given a dividend of 0.7175 per share on Saturday, July 15th. This represents a $2.87 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 13th. View BCE's Dividend History.

When will BCE make its next earnings announcement?

BCE is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for BCE.

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

9 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for BCE's shares. Their predictions range from C$58.00 to C$68.00. On average, they expect BCE's share price to reach C$62.21 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for BCE.

Who are some of BCE's key competitors?

Who are BCE's key executives?

BCE's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Gordon Melbourne Nixon, Chairman of the Board
  • George Alexander Cope, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
  • Glen LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Charles W. Brown, President – The Source of Bell Canada
  • Rizwan Jamal, President - Bell Residential Services of Bell Canada
  • Blaik Kirby, President - Bell Mobility of Bell Canada
  • Randy Lennox, President - Bell Media of Bell Canada
  • Thomas Little, President – Bell Business Markets of Bell Canada
  • Wade Oosterman, Group President of BCE and Bell Canada
  • Martine Turcotte, Vice Chairman, Quebec of the Company and Bell Canada

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.

What is BCE's stock price today?

One share of BCE stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$58.96.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BCE (TSE BCE)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  126 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  291 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  417
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BCE 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 BCE (TSE:BCE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.44)
Consensus Price Target: C$62.21

Analysts' Ratings History for BCE (TSE:BCE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/17/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetC$61.00 -> C$62.00View Rating Details
5/15/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetC$64.00 -> C$66.00View Rating Details
4/27/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector PerformC$61.00View Rating Details
4/27/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetC$59.00 -> C$61.00View Rating Details
4/27/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$60.00 -> C$61.00View Rating Details
4/24/2017TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldC$59.00View Rating Details
4/6/2017Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuyC$63.00 -> C$68.00View Rating Details
3/22/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
3/20/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetC$59.00 -> C$60.00View 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
2/1/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetC$67.00 -> C$65.00View Rating Details
12/7/2016Bank of America CorporationLower 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
1/5/2016Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageC$55.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 6/28/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BCE (TSE:BCE)
Earnings by Quarter for BCE (TSE:BCE)
Earnings History by Quarter for BCE (TSE BCE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/2/2017        
8/7/2014$0.84$0.82$5.20 billion$5.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014$0.76$0.81$5.12 billion$5.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for BCE (TSE:BCE)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.45
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.83$0.90$0.86
Q2 20172$0.87$0.95$0.91
Q3 20172$0.86$0.92$0.89
Q4 20172$0.76$0.81$0.79
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for BCE (TSE BCE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/13/2017Quarterly$0.724.72%6/13/20177/15/20177/15/2017
2/2/2017quarterly$0.724.96%3/13/20173/15/20174/15/2017
11/3/2016quarterly$0.684.67%12/13/201612/15/20161/15/2017
8/4/2016quarterly$0.684.39%9/13/20169/15/201610/15/2016
4/28/2016quarterly$0.684.5%6/13/20166/15/20167/15/2016
3/11/2016Quarterly$0.684.69%3/11/20164/15/20164/15/2016
2/4/2016quarterly$0.684/15/20163/15/2016
12/11/2015Quarterly$0.654.55%12/11/20151/15/20161/15/2016
8/6/2015quarterly$0.654.85%9/11/20159/15/201510/15/2015
6/11/2015Quarterly$0.654.76%6/11/20157/15/20157/15/2015
3/12/2015Quarterly$0.654.77%3/12/20154/15/20154/15/2015
11/6/2014quarterly$0.624.67%12/11/201412/15/20141/15/2015
8/7/2014quarterly$0.625.05%9/11/20149/15/201410/15/2014
6/12/2014Quarterly$0.624.91%6/12/20147/15/20147/15/2014
2/6/2014quarterly$0.625.12%3/12/20143/14/20144/15/2014
12/12/2013Quarterly$0.585.03%12/12/20131/15/20141/15/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for BCE (TSE:BCE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BCE (TSE:BCE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BCE (TSE:BCE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/28/2017John WatsonDirectorSell81,807C$61.90C$5,063,853.30
3/22/2017Duc Bernard LeInsiderSell63,746C$58.26C$3,713,841.96
3/2/2017Charles BrownDirectorSell81,807C$57.99C$4,743,987.93
3/1/2017Katherine M LeeDirectorBuy1,000C$57.57C$57,570.00
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

Headline Trends for BCE (TSE:BCE)
Latest Headlines for BCE (TSE:BCE)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoBCE Inc. (BCE) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 23 at 6:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTeams Moiseeva and Epping Score Everest Curling Challenge Spots
finance.yahoo.com - June 23 at 4:26 PM
nasdaq.com logoBCE's Series AB Preferred Shares Crosses Above 4% Yield Territory - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - June 21 at 4:50 PM
baystreet.ca logoIndices Negative by Friday Noon
www.baystreet.ca - June 16 at 4:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBell's Mirko Bibic named Canadian General Counsel of the Year
finance.yahoo.com - June 16 at 4:32 PM
nasdaq.com logoBCE's Series S Preferred Shares Cross 4% Yield Mark
www.nasdaq.com - June 15 at 5:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to BCE, Inc. : June 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 5:37 PM
nasdaq.com logoBCE's Series AD Preferred Shares Crosses Above 4% Yield Territory
www.nasdaq.com - June 14 at 4:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBCE, Inc. : BCE-CA: Dividend Analysis : June 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 4:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHead of Canada's telecom regulator eyes more wireless competition
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 6:10 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoShaw makes wireless push with $2.3-billion ViaWest sale, spectrum purchases
www.theglobeandmail.com - June 13 at 1:09 PM
bloomberg.com logoShaw Sells ViaWest Server Unit to Peak 10 for $1.7 Billion
www.bloomberg.com - June 13 at 1:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBCE Inc. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.72 (BCE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 12:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHATA and Bell partner to deliver enhanced vehicle telematics services
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 4:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBCE, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BCE-CA : June 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 4:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanada tells CRTC to review ruling on Wi-Fi-based providers
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 3:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDesjardins Equities Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for BCE Inc. (BCE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 7:02 AM
bizjournals.com logoBell Media Confirms Donation Details for ONE LOVE MANCHESTER Live this afternoon, June 4
www.bizjournals.com - June 4 at 3:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoResearch Analysts Issue Forecasts for BCE Inc.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (BCE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 7:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTrue North and Bell MTS announce new names for downtown arena and Iceplex hockey facility
finance.yahoo.com - May 30 at 3:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBell MTS and University of Manitoba launch IoT in agriculture initiative
finance.yahoo.com - May 30 at 3:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBCE Inc. (BCE) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 29 at 4:42 PM
fool.ca logo3 Boring Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - May 26 at 4:11 PM
fool.ca logoEnbridge Inc. or BCE Inc.: Which Dividend Stock Is Attractive Today? - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - May 24 at 11:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMa Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg launch new mental health program with support from Bell Let's Talk and Unifor
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 10:58 AM
seekingalpha.com logoCommunication Services 'Safer' Dividend Dogs Stunned By Veon's Prediction For May
seekingalpha.com - May 18 at 11:49 AM
fool.ca logoRRSP Investors: Does BCE Inc. Deserve to Be a Top Pick?
www.fool.ca - May 17 at 3:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBCE Inc. (BCE) Price Target Raised to C$62.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 2:08 PM
reuters.com logoCanadian telecom company BCE says customer database hacked - Reuters
www.reuters.com - May 16 at 3:55 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoBell targets cord-cutters with new 'Alt TV' service - The Globe and Mail
www.theglobeandmail.com - May 15 at 8:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlt TV from Bell lets you watch live TV content - without a traditional television subscription or set-top box
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 8:52 AM
News IconUPDATE 1-Canada's Telus posts 16.7 pct rise in 1st-qtr profit
www.businessinsider.com - May 12 at 2:24 AM
theglobeandmail.com logoTelus profit jumps on wireless gains
www.theglobeandmail.com - May 11 at 4:21 PM
seekingalpha.com logoIs BCE Your Canadian Telecom Pick?
seekingalpha.com - May 11 at 4:21 PM
marketwatch.com logoMedia Advisory - George Cope, President and CEO of Bell Canada, will deliver a speech to the Canadian Club of Montr al
www.marketwatch.com - May 10 at 8:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBell Canada announces redemption price for Series M-35 debentures due September 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 3:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBCE, Inc. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:BCE) : May 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 8:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBCE Inc. (BCE) Price Target Increased to C$66.00 by Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 7:11 PM
nasdaq.com logoBCE's Series AE Preferred Shares Yield Pushes Past 4%
www.nasdaq.com - May 8 at 3:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBrokerages Set BCE Inc. (BCE) PT at $62.08
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 11:21 PM
marketwatch.com logoRioCan REIT Announces Appointment of Siim A. Vanaselja to Board of Trustees
www.marketwatch.com - May 5 at 3:52 PM
fool.ca logoBCE Inc.: The Best and Cheapest of the Telecommunications Stocks
www.fool.ca - May 5 at 3:52 PM
nasdaq.com logoBCE Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average
www.nasdaq.com - May 5 at 3:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoU.S. credit agencies test Canadian blockchain identity network
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 8:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBCE Inc. (BCE) Director Sells C$5,063,853.30 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 8:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBell Canada to redeem Series M-35 debentures due September 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 3:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2018 EPS Estimates for BCE Inc. Cut by Analyst (BCE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 1:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of BCE.TO earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-17 12:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 29 at 4:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDesjardins Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for BCE Inc. (BCE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 11:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBCE Inc. Forecasted to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $3.30 Per Share (BCE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 3:46 PM

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