BCE:CA:TSX-BCE Inc.

EQUITY | Communication Services | Toronto Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

CAD 55.34

Change

-0.35 (-0.63)%

Market Cap

CAD 49.69B

Volume

0.99M

Yahoo Analyst Target

CAD 59.72 (7.91%)

STA Analyst Target

CAD 59.77 (8.00%)
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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: 2018-07-20 )

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ETFs Containing BCE:CA

PDC:CA PowerShares Canadian Divi.. 7.78 % 0.55 %

-0.22 (-0.81%)

CAD 0.35B
XEN:CA iShares Jantzi Social Ind.. 5.10 % 0.55 %

-0.09 (-0.34%)

CAD 0.10B
QXM.A:CA First Asset Morningstar N.. 5.08 % 1.39 %

N/A

CAD 1.40M
DGRC:CA WisdomTree Canada Quality.. 5.04 % 0.21 %

-0.22 (-0.79%)

CAD 0.06B
XEI:CA iShares S&P/TSX Composite.. 4.78 % 0.22 %

-0.16 (-0.75%)

CAD 0.53B
XDV:CA iShares Canadian Select D.. 4.68 % 0.55 %

-0.15 (-0.60%)

CAD 1.39B
DFC:CA Desjardins Canada Multifa.. 4.61 % 0.58 %

N/A

CAD 0.06B
XCV:CA iShares Canadian Value In.. 4.07 % 0.55 %

-0.22 (-0.81%)

CAD 0.06B
ZWC:CA BMO Canadian High Dividen.. 4.00 % 0.72 %

-0.12 (-0.60%)

CAD 0.36B
DXM.A:CA First Asset Morningstar C.. 3.53 % 1.50 %

N/A

CAD 3.84M
WXM.A:CA First Asset Morningstar C.. 3.42 % 1.49 %

N/A

CAD 4.27M
IXP iShares Global Telecom 3.19 % 0.47 %

+0.08 (+0.15%)

USD 0.35B
QCD:CA AGFiQ Enhanced Core Canad.. 3.17 % 0.00 %

-0.16 (-0.59%)

CAD 0.06B
RWC:CA First Asset MSCI Canada L.. 3.16 % 0.66 %

-0.03 (-0.25%)

CAD 8.48M
RCE:CA RBC Quant Canadian Equity.. 3.06 % 0.44 %

N/A

CAD 0.02B
XMV:CA iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol.. 2.89 % 0.33 %

-0.11 (-0.37%)

CAD 0.08B
PID Invesco International Div.. 2.75 % 0.55 %

+0.09 (+0.57%)

USD 0.81B
ZDV:CA BMO Canadian Dividend ETF 2.69 % 0.39 %

-0.12 (-0.70%)

CAD 0.46B
FLRM:CA Franklin Liberty Risk Man.. 2.64 % 0.34 %

N/A

CAD 0.01B
TLV:CA PowerShares S&P/TSX Compo.. 2.58 % 0.34 %

-0.07 (-0.25%)

CAD 0.35B
TTP:CA TD S&P/TSX Capped Composi.. 2.42 % 0.08 %

N/A

CAD 0.01B
LVL Invesco S&P Global Divide.. 2.16 % 0.64 %

+0.06 (+0.55%)

USD 0.04B
CID VictoryShares Internation.. 1.74 % 0.45 %

N/A

N/A
RWW:CA First Asset MSCI World Lo.. 0.90 % 0.66 %

N/A

CAD 0.06B
RWW.B:CA First Asset MSCI World Lo.. 0.90 % 0.65 %

N/A

CAD 0.53B
IDLV Invesco S&P International.. 0.74 % 0.25 %

+0.27 (+0.83%)

USD 0.58B
CIZ VictoryShares Developed E.. 0.38 % 0.45 %

+0.26 (+0.77%)

N/A
CIL VictoryShares Internation.. 0.38 % 0.45 %

+0.07 (+0.17%)

N/A
ISZE iShares Edge MSCI Intl Si.. 0.37 % 0.30 %

N/A

USD 5.43M

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Communication Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (Toronto Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -8.35% 17% F 22% F
Dividend Return 2.44% 97% A+ 68% D+
Total Return -5.91% 17% F 23% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -5.72% 17% F 23% F
Dividend Return 4.95% 94% A 71% C-
Total Return -0.77% 17% F 27% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 27.84% 74% C 68% D+
Dividend Return 30.74% 100% A+ 86% B
Total Return 58.58% 81% B- 74% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 5.82% 75% C 67% D+
Dividend Return 10.78% 78% C+ 75% C
Total Return 4.96% 76% C 79% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 8.48% 97% A+ 69% D+
Risk Adjusted Return 127.11% 92% A- 92% A-
Market Capitalization 50.20B 100% A+ 100% A+

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Communication Services)
Ratio vs. Market
(Toronto Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 18.30 12% F 22% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.28 18% F 18% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 1.69 18% F 41% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 14.52 26% F 25% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 15.03% 12% F 79% C+
Return on Invested Capital 14.03% 32% F 78% C+
Return on Assets 5.27% 26% F 76% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 157.00% 82% B- 21% F

Annual Financials (CAD)

Quarterly Financials (CAD)

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.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

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.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

BCE:CA:TSX-BCE Inc.

EQUITY | Communication Services | Toronto Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

CAD 55.34

Change

-0.35 (-0.63)%

Market Cap

CAD 49.69B

Volume

0.99M

Yahoo Analyst Target

CAD 59.72 (7.91%)

STA Analyst Target

CAD 59.77 (8.00%)
Yahoo Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Verdict

Verdict

Values as of: 2018-07-20