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BCE, Inc. (BCE)

Stock Price: $42.46 USD 0.05 (0.12%)
Updated Aug 10, 2020 11:56 AM EDT - Market open

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Key Info

Market Cap 38.40B
Revenue (ttm) 18.29B
Net Income (ttm) 2.44B
Shares Out 904.33M
EPS (ttm) 2.29
PE Ratio 18.54
Forward PE 18.76
Dividend $2.45
Dividend Yield 5.77%

Stock Quote

Trading Day Aug 10, 2020
Last Price $42.46
Previous Close $42.41
Change ($) 0.05
Change (%) 0.12%
Day's Open 42.54
Day's Range 42.16 - 42.59
Day's Volume 342,500
52-Week Range 31.66 - 49.58

More Stats

Market Cap 38.40B
Enterprise Value 58.36B
Earnings Date (est) n/a
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 12, 2020
Shares Outstanding 904.33M
Float 903.78M
EPS (basic) n/a
EPS (diluted) 2.29
FCF / Share 3.36
Dividend $2.45
Dividend Yield 5.77%
Earnings Yield 5.39%
FCF Yield 7.89%
Payout Ratio 123.20%
Shares Short 4.07M
Short Ratio 2.95
Short % of Float n/a
Beta 0.26
PE Ratio 18.54
Forward PE 18.76
P/FCF Ratio 12.67
PS Ratio 2.10
PB Ratio 2.70
Revenue 18.29B
Operating Income 4.27B
Net Income 2.44B
Free Cash Flow 3.03B
Net Cash -19.96B
Net Cash / Share -22.08
Gross Margin 42.17%
Operating Margin 23.34%
Profit Margin 12.70%
FCF Margin 16.57%
ROA 5.61%
ROE 12.88%
ROIC 11.00%
Key stats in USD, based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Summary

Analyst Ratings (16)

Buy 6
Overweight 1
Hold 7
Underweight 0
Sell 2

Analyst Consensus: Overweight

Price Target

(6.69% upside)
Current: $42.46
Target: 45.30
*Average 12-month USD price target from 14 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions CAD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth2.11%3.12%4.78%0.95%2.24%3.15%2.11%2.47%7.9%-
Gross Profit10,1069,5359,2828,7888,5518,3038,0897,8887,6297,185
Operating Income5,5945,3855,2485,1454,6854,6354,3034,3633,9593,798
Net Income3,1912,9292,9943,0312,6782,5002,1062,5952,3402,195
Shares Outstanding901899894869847794776774771759
Earnings Per Share3.373.103.203.332.982.972.543.172.882.74
EPS Growth8.71%-3.13%-3.9%11.74%0.34%16.93%-19.87%10.07%5.11%-
Dividend Per Share3.172.312.
Dividend Growth37.23%4.38%6.09%4.09%-9.85%-1.85%1.43%8.14%17.66%-
Operating Cash Flow7,9587,3847,3586,6436,2746,2416,4765,5604,8694,367
Capital Expenditures-3,988-3,971-4,034-3,771-3,626-3,717-3,571-3,515-3,256-2,998
Free Cash Flow3,9703,4133,3242,8722,6482,5242,9052,0451,6131,369
Cash & Equivalents145425625853613566335129175771
Total Debt26,29624,40523,39321,45920,28520,09818,91216,02214,82713,151
Net Cash / Debt-26,151-23,980-22,768-20,606-19,672-19,532-18,577-15,893-14,652-12,380
Book Value21,07420,36320,30218,60217,02314,94615,01113,87513,77810,154
Numbers in millions CAD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name BCE, Inc.
Country Canada
Employees 52,100
CEO Mirko Bibic

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol BCE
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Communication Services
Industry Telecom Services
Unique Identifier NYSE: BCE


BCE Inc., a telecommunications and media company, provides wireless, wireline, Internet, and television (TV) services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in Canada. It operates in three segments: Bell Wireless, Bell Wireline, and Bell Media. The Bell Wireless segment offers wireless voice and data communications products and services. The Bell Wireline segment provides data, including Internet access and Internet protocol television; and local telephone, long distance, and other communications services and products. 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, and streaming services; and digital media, radio broadcasting, out-of-home advertising services. It owns and operates approximately 30 conventional TV stations; 29 specialty and four Pay TV channels; three direct-to-consumer streaming services; 109 licensed radio stations; and websites. The company was formerly known as Bell Canada Enterprises Inc. BCE Inc. was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Verdun, Canada.