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TSE:BCE

BCE - BCE Stock Forecast, Price & News

C$64.02
+0.37 (+0.58%)
(As of 08/9/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
C$63.59
C$64.12
50-Day Range
C$61.45
C$69.01
52-Week Range
C$61.42
C$74.09
Volume
1.20 million shs
Average Volume
3.32 million shs
Market Capitalization
C$58.38 billion
P/E Ratio
19.76
Dividend Yield
5.78%
Price Target
C$68.50
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About BCE (TSE:BCE) Stock

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 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 servuces. 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.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of research firms recently issued reports on BCE. Barclays raised their price objective on shares of BCE from C$63.00 to C$66.00 in a report on Friday, August 5th. TD Securities raised their price objective on shares of BCE from C$65.00 to C$67.00 and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, August 5th. UBS Group raised their price objective on shares of BCE from C$63.00 to C$69.00 and gave the stock a "na" rating in a report on Friday, May 6th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price objective on shares of BCE from C$68.00 to C$70.00 in a report on Friday, May 6th. Finally, Scotiabank lifted their target price on shares of BCE from C$68.00 to C$68.50 in a research note on Friday, August 5th. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of C$68.54.

BCE Price Performance

BCE Stock opened at C$64.02 on Wednesday. The firm has a 50 day moving average of C$64.26 and a 200-day moving average of C$67.19. The company has a current ratio of 0.65, a quick ratio of 0.45 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 125.96. BCE has a 12 month low of C$61.42 and a 12 month high of C$74.09. The firm has a market capitalization of C$58.38 billion and a P/E ratio of 19.76.

BCE (TSE:BCE - Get Rating) (NYSE:BCE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported C$0.87 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of C$0.83 by C$0.04. The firm had revenue of C$5.86 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of C$5.85 billion. As a group, sell-side analysts predict that BCE will post 3.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

BCE Announces Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Saturday, October 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 15th will be given a $0.92 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 14th. This represents a $3.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.75%. BCE's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 110.80%.

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BCE Stock News Headlines

TD Securities Boosts BCE (TSE:BCE) Price Target to C$67.00
Cormark Trims BCE (TSE:BCE) Target Price to C$67.00
FY2022 EPS Estimates for BCE Inc. Raised by Analyst (TSE:BCE)
Barclays Boosts BCE (TSE:BCE) Price Target to C$66.00
BCE (TSE:BCE) PT Raised to C$68.50
BCE: Q2 Earnings Insights - Benzinga
BCE (BCE) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
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Barclays Trims BCE (TSE:BCE) Target Price to C$49.00
Barclays Increases BCE (TSE:BCE) Price Target to C$63.00
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BCE Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/15 Dividend
6/14/2022
Dividend Payable
7/15/2022
Last Earnings
8/04/2022
Today
8/10/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/03/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Telecom Services
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
49,781
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
C$68.50
High Stock Price Forecast
C$71.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
C$66.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+7.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.31
Research Coverage
13 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
C$23.59 billion
Cash Flow
C$0.11 per share
Book Value
C$21.48 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
C$58.38 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Mirko Bibic (Age 54)
    CEO, Pres & Director
    Comp: $4.71M
  • Mr. Glen LeBlanc FCMA (Age 54)
    Exec. VP, CFO & Vice Chair of Atlantic Canada
    Comp: $1.69M
  • Mr. Wade Oosterman (Age 61)
    Pres of Bell Media & Vice Chair
    Comp: $2.14M
  • Mr. Blaik Kirby
    Group Pres of Consumer, Small & Medium Bus. (SMB)
  • Mr. Stephen Guy Howe
    Chief Technology & Information Officer
  • Thane Fotopoulos
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Robert Malcolmson
    Exec. VP and Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer
  • Ms. Claire Gillies
    Exec. VP of Marketing & Pres of Consumer
  • Ms. Nikki Moffat
    Chief HR Officer & Exec. VP of Corp. Services
  • Ms. Wendy Freeman
    Pres of CTV News













BCE Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell BCE stock right now?

13 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BCE in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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 forecast for 2022?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for BCE's shares. Their BCE share price forecasts range from C$66.00 to C$71.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach C$68.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.0% from the stock's current price.
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How has BCE's stock performed in 2022?

BCE's stock was trading at C$65.81 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, BCE stock has decreased by 2.7% and is now trading at C$64.02.
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When is BCE's next earnings date?

BCE is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 3rd 2022.
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How were BCE's earnings last quarter?

BCE Inc. (TSE:BCE) released its earnings results on Thursday, August, 4th. The company reported $0.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.83 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $5.86 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.85 billion.

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

BCE announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 4th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 15th will be given a dividend of 0.92 per share on Saturday, October 15th. This represents a $3.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.75%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 14th.
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.

Is BCE a good dividend stock?

BCE (TSE:BCE) pays an annual dividend of C$3.59 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.78%. BCE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 110.80%. 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?

What is BCE's stock symbol?

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

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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What is BCE's stock price today?

One share of BCE stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$64.02.

How much money does BCE make?

BCE (TSE:BCE) has a market capitalization of C$58.38 billion and generates C$23.59 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does BCE have?

BCE employs 49,781 workers across the globe.

How can I contact BCE?

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

This page (TSE:BCE) was last updated on 8/10/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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