BCE:NYE-BCE Inc.

EQUITY | Communication Services | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 46.46

Change

+0.01 (+0.02)%

Market Cap

USD 41.86B

Volume

0.75M

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 49.70 (6.97%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 57.11 (22.93%)
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About

BCE Inc is a communications company, providing residential, business and wholesale customers with a solutions for all their communications needs. It has three business segments: Bell Wireline, Bell Wireless and Bell Media.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2018-01-16 )

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ETFs Containing BCE

DXC:CA Dynamic iShares Active Ca.. 9.35 % 0.00 %

N/A

CAD 8.93M
PDC:CA PowerShares Canadian Divi.. 7.86 % 0.55 %

-0.05 (0.05%)

CAD 0.29B
DFC:CA Desjardins Canada Multifa.. 6.32 % 0.00 %

-0.02 (0.05%)

CAD 0.02B
XEN:CA iShares Jantzi Social Ind.. 6.05 % 0.55 %

-0.10 (0.05%)

CAD 0.08B
ZWU:CA BMO Covered Call Utilitie.. 5.27 % 0.71 %

+0.02 (+0.05%)

CAD 0.64B
FDL:CA First Asset Canadian Divi.. 5.11 % 0.72 %

N/A

CAD 2.03M
XEI:CA iShares S&P/TSX Composite.. 5.00 % 0.22 %

-0.08 (0.05%)

CAD 0.54B
XDV:CA iShares Canadian Select D.. 4.92 % 0.55 %

-0.06 (0.05%)

CAD 1.52B
QXM:CA First Asset Morningstar N.. 4.92 % 0.58 %

-0.09 (0.05%)

CAD 0.07B
XCV:CA iShares Canadian Value In.. 4.69 % 0.55 %

-0.17 (0.05%)

CAD 0.08B
ZWC:CA BMO Canadian High Dividen.. 4.36 % 0.00 %

-0.05 (0.05%)

CAD 0.29B
RWC:CA First Asset MSCI Canada L.. 3.49 % 0.67 %

N/A

CAD 0.01B
IXP iShares Global Telecom 3.46 % 0.48 %

+0.15 (+0.05%)

USD 0.43B
XIU:CA iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index .. 3.31 % 0.18 %

-0.09 (0.05%)

CAD 10.51B
FLRM:CA Franklin Liberty Risk Man.. 3.19 % 0.34 %

N/A

CAD 6.24M
QCD:CA AGFiQ Enhanced Core Canad.. 3.11 % 0.00 %

-0.04 (0.05%)

CAD 0.07B
XMV:CA iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol.. 2.99 % 0.34 %

-0.01 (0.05%)

CAD 0.08B
MCLC:CA Manulife Multifactor Cana.. 2.78 % 0.00 %

N/A

CAD 0.02B
TLV:CA PowerShares S&P/TSX Compo.. 2.65 % 0.34 %

+0.06 (+0.05%)

CAD 0.37B
TTP:CA TD S&P/TSX Capped Composi.. 2.54 % 0.08 %

N/A

CAD 0.01B
XIC:CA iShares Core S&P/TSX Capp.. 2.51 % 0.06 %

-0.12 (0.05%)

CAD 4.27B
ZCN:CA BMO S&P/TSX Capped Compos.. 2.51 % 0.06 %

-0.10 (0.05%)

CAD 3.10B
RWW:CA First Asset MSCI World Lo.. 0.89 % 0.65 %

+0.02 (+0.05%)

CAD 0.06B
RWW.B:CA First Asset MSCI World Lo.. 0.89 % 0.69 %

N/A

CAD 0.51B
IDLV PowerShares S&P Internati.. 0.74 % 0.25 %

+0.06 (+0.05%)

USD 0.61B
CIZ Compass EMP International.. 0.38 % 0.45 %

+0.02 (+0.05%)

N/A
CIL Compass EMP International.. 0.38 % 0.45 %

-0.03 (0.05%)

N/A
ISZE iShares Edge MSCI Intl Si.. 0.36 % 0.30 %

N/A

USD 5.81M

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Communication Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -3.23% 31% F 11% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -3.23% 31% F 11% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 4.80% 55% F 46% F
Dividend Return 6.47% 81% B- 82% B-
Total Return 11.28% 59% F 50% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 7.40% 61% D- 48% F
Dividend Return 30.05% 83% B 81% B-
Total Return 37.45% 70% C- 52% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 1.61% 46% F 43% F
Dividend Return 7.52% 54% F 53% F
Total Return 5.92% 78% C+ 81% B-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 7.98% 85% B 81% B-
Risk Adjusted Return 94.22% 73% C 75% C
Market Capitalization 37.14B 76% C 95% A

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Communication Services)
Ratio vs. Market
(New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 18.30 N/A N/A 0% N/A
Price/Book Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Price / Cash Flow Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 17.38% 78% C+ 79% C+
Return on Invested Capital 15.08% 81% B- 76% C
Return on Assets 5.95% 78% C+ 75% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 163.75% 39% F 23% F

Annual Financials (USD)

Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

What to not like:
Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.