TSE:BCE - BCE Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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C$55.24 +0.44 (+0.80 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseC$55.24
Today's RangeC$54.66 - C$55.38
52-Week RangeC$50.72 - C$62.90
Volume1.53 million shs
Average Volume1.56 million shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio18.11
Dividend Yield5.51%
BetaN/A
BCE Inc., a telecommunications and media 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 communications products and services. The Bell Wireline segment provides data, including Internet access, Internet protocol TV and telephony, local telephone, and long distance, as well as other communications services and products; and satellite TV and connectivity services. This segment also offers home security and monitoring services; competitive local exchange carrier services; business service solutions, such as hosting and cloud, managed, professional, and infrastructure services; virtual private networks, point-to-point data networks, and international network solutions; and Web and audio conferencing, and email solutions. The Bell Media segment offers conventional, specialty, and pay TV; and digital media, radio broadcasting, and out-of-home advertising services, as well as sports and other event production and broadcasting services. This segment owns and operates approximately 30 conventional TV stations; 34 specialty and 4 pay TV channels; 105 licensed radio stations; 31,000 advertising faces; and 200 Websites and approximately 30 apps. The company also distributes mobile products. BCE Inc. offers its services through a network of corporate and dealer-owned retail stores, national retailers, and call center representatives, as well as Websites and door-to-door sales representatives. The company was formerly known as Bell Canada Enterprises Inc. BCE Inc. was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Verdun, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange TSE
Industry Telecom Services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorCommunication Services
Current SymbolTSE:BCE
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-514-7868424

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio115.69
Current Ratio0.58
Quick Ratio0.45

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio18.11
Forward P/E Ratio15.09
P/E Growth3.9

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$23.25 billion
Price / Sales2.13
Cash FlowC$0.93 per share
Price / Cash59.60
Book ValueC$18.72 per share
Price / Book2.95

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

Employees51,679
Outstanding Shares898,000,000
Market CapC$0.00
OptionableOptionable

BCE (TSE:BCE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is BCE's stock symbol?

BCE trades on the Toronto 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, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 14th will be given a dividend of 0.755 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $3.02 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 13th. View BCE's Dividend History.

How were BCE's earnings last quarter?

BCE Inc. (TSE:BCE) issued its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The company reported $0.96 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.93 by $0.03. The firm earned $5.88 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.86 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.68 EPS. View BCE's Earnings History.

When is BCE's next earnings date?

BCE is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for BCE.

What price target have analysts set for BCE?

6 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for BCE's shares. Their predictions range from C$56.00 to C$64.00. On average, they expect BCE's share price to reach C$59.79 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BCE.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BCE?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BCE in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for BCE.

Has BCE been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about BCE stock has trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. BCE earned a media sentiment score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of BCE's key competitors?

Who are BCE's key executives?

BCE's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. George Alexander Cope O.C. C.M., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Glen LeBlanc FCMA, EVP, CFO & Vice Chair of Atlantic (Age 50)
  • Mr. Wade Oosterman, Vice Chair, Group Pres of Bell Media & Chief Brand Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. John Watson, Exec. VP of Customer Experience (Age 54)
  • Mr. Stephen Guy Howe, Exec. VP & CTO of Bell Canada

How do I buy shares of BCE?

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$55.24.

What is BCE's official website?

The official website for BCE is http://www.bce.ca/.

How can I contact BCE?

BCE's mailing address is Tour A-7, 1 Carref Alexander-Graham-Bell, VERDUN, QC H3E 3B3, Canada. The company can be reached via phone at +1-514-7868424.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BCE (TSE BCE)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  314 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  553 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  867
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BCE and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BCE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BCE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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