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S&P 500   5,069.53
DOW   39,069.23
QQQ   436.55
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4 stocks benefitting from NVIDIA's explosive growth
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This healthcare stock making a buzz with 160% growth
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How major US stock indexes fared Monday, 2/26/2024
S&P 500   5,069.53
DOW   39,069.23
QQQ   436.55
Is CRISPR Therapeutics the NVIDIA of gene editing?
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
3 Chinese stocks poised for rebound
4 stocks benefitting from NVIDIA's explosive growth
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These 2 carnivore dining stocks gaining on the Ozempic craze
This healthcare stock making a buzz with 160% growth
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How major US stock indexes fared Monday, 2/26/2024
S&P 500   5,069.53
DOW   39,069.23
QQQ   436.55
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3 Chinese stocks poised for rebound
4 stocks benefitting from NVIDIA's explosive growth
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How major US stock indexes fared Monday, 2/26/2024
TSE:BCE

BCE (BCE) Stock Price, News & Analysis

C$50.32
-0.44 (-0.87%)
(As of 02/26/2024 ET)
Today's Range
C$50.05
C$50.76
50-Day Range
C$50.14
C$56.02
52-Week Range
C$49.57
C$65.66
Volume
3.11 million shs
Average Volume
2.35 million shs
Market Capitalization
C$45.91 billion
P/E Ratio
22.07
Dividend Yield
7.93%
Price Target
C$55.81

BCE MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.30 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
10.9% Upside
C$55.81 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.45mentions of BCE in the last 14 days
Based on 4 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.

1.99 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 three segments: Bell Wireless, Bell Wireline, and Bell Media. The Bell Wireless segment offers integrated digital wireless voice and data communication products and services, as well as consumer electronics products. The Bell Wireline segment offers data, including Internet access and Internet protocol television (IPTV), local telephone, and long distance services, as well as other communication services and products; and satellite TV service and connectivity services. This segment also buys and sells local telephone, long distance, data, and other services from or to resellers and other carriers. 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.

BCE Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/04/2021
Ex-Dividend for 1/15 Dividend
12/14/2023
Dividend Payable
1/15/2024
Today
2/26/2024
Ex-Dividend for 4/15 Dividend
3/14/2024
Dividend Payable
4/15/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/02/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Telecom Services
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
44,610
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
C$55.81
High Stock Price Target
C$68.00
Low Stock Price Target
C$51.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+10.9%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.30
Research Coverage
10 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
C$2.08 billion
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
C$24.67 billion
Cash Flow
C$0.64 per share
Book Value
C$18.15 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
C$45.91 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.48
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Mirko Bibic (Age 56)
    CEO, President & Director
    Comp: $4.69M
  • Mr. John Watson (Age 60)
    Group President of Business Markets, Customer Experience & AI
    Comp: $1.77M
  • Mr. Blaik Kirby
    Group President of Consumer, Small & Medium Business (SMB)
  • Mr. Curtis Millen
    Executive VP & CFO
  • Mr. Stephen Guy Howe
    Chief Technology & Information Officer
  • 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
  • Ms. Karine Moses
    Senior VP of Content Development & News and Vice Chair of Québec
  • Ms. Devorah Lithwick
    Senior Vice President & Chief Brand Officer

Should I Buy BCE Stock? BCE Pros and Cons Explained

These insights were generated using artificial intelligence. They are based on proprietary MarketBeat data, news articles, and custom LLM A.I. algorithms. This analysis of BCE was last updated on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at 8:53 PM.

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in BCE Inc.:

  • BCE Inc. is a communications company that provides a wide range of services including wireless, wireline, Internet, and television services to residential, business, and wholesale customers.
  • Recent developments show that BCE Inc. has been expanding its media services, radio broadcasting services, and out-of-home advertising services, which could lead to increased revenue streams.
  • With a history dating back to 1880, BCE Inc. has a long-standing presence in the communications industry, indicating stability and experience.
  • BCE Inc. is headquartered in Verdun, Canada, which may provide strategic advantages in the Canadian market.
  • Investors may find the current stock price of BCE Inc. attractive for potential growth opportunities.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in BCE Inc. for these reasons:

  • Beacon Energy plc, a different company, operates as an upstream oil and gas production company, which may cause confusion for investors looking for information on BCE Inc.














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 1 year price objectives for BCE's shares. Their BCE share price targets range from C$51.00 to C$68.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach C$55.81 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.9% 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 3.5% and is now trading at C$50.32.
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When is BCE's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
View our BCE earnings forecast
.

How were BCE's earnings last quarter?

BCE Inc. (TSE:BCE) posted its earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The company reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.82. The company earned $5.84 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.97 billion. BCE had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.81% and a net margin of 9.17%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.79 EPS.

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

BCE announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 8th. Investors of record on Friday, March 15th will be given a dividend of 0.998 per share on Monday, April 15th. This represents a $3.99 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.93%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 14th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of C$0.97.
Read our dividend analysis for BCE
.

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 7.79%. BCE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 175.00%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
Read our dividend analysis for BCE.

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 2/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff