BCE:CA:TSX-BCE Inc (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Telecom Services | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 54.62

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

CAD 49.39B

Volume

1.84M

Average Target Price

CAD 63.54 (+16.33%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

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, including 40 live and on-demand channels on smartphones and tablets; roaming services; push-to-talk, field service management, worker safety, and mobility management solutions; and asset management, smart buildings, smart cities, fleet management, and other Internet of Things services. It also provides various 4G LTE and LTE-A smartphones and tablets, mobile Internet hubs and sticks, and mobile Wi-Fi devices, as well as smartwatches, Bell connected cars, trackers, smart homes, lifestyle products, and virtual reality products. The Bell Wireline segment provides data, including Internet access and Internet protocol television; and local telephone, long distance, and other communications services and products. It also provides home security, monitoring, and automation services; and satellite TV and connectivity services. In addition, this segment offers local exchange carrier and telecommunications services; sells wireline-related products; and 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, sports and other event production, and broadcasting services. It owns and operates approximately 30 conventional TV stations; 29 specialty and 4 Pay TV channels; 3 direct-to-consumer streaming services; 109 licensed radio stations; and approximately 200 websites and 30 apps. 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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Largest Industry Peers for Telecom Services

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
BCE-PF:CA BCE Inc

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CAD48.69B 3.61 N/A
BCE-PC:CA BCE Inc

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CAD48.06B 3.74 N/A
BCE-PZ:CA BCE Inc

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CAD45.37B 3.34 N/A
BCE-PG:CA BCE Inc

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CAD42.96B 3.19 N/A
BCE-PK:CA BCE Inc

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CAD42.46B 3.38 N/A
BCE-PT:CA BCE Inc

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CAD42.41B 3.18 N/A
BCE-PJ:CA BCE Inc

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CAD40.22B 3.29 N/A
BCE-PD:CA BCE Inc

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CAD39.98B 3.19 N/A
BCE-PH:CA BCE Inc

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CAD39.89B 3.07 N/A
BCE-PB:CA BCE Inc

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CAD39.67B 3.20 N/A

ETFs Containing BCE:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
PDC:CA Invesco Canadian Dividend.. 9.61 % 0.50 %

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CAD0.60B
XEN:CA iShares Jantzi Social Ind.. 7.88 % 0.50 %

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CAD0.18B
FCCD:CA Fidelity Canadian High Di.. 6.60 % 0.00 %

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CAD0.12B
RCD:CA RBC Quant Canadian Divide.. 6.40 % 0.39 %

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CAD0.10B
XDV:CA iShares Canadian Select D.. 6.37 % 0.50 %

N/A

CAD1.12B
XCG:CA iShares Canadian Growth I.. 6.20 % 0.50 %

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CAD0.04B
XEI:CA iShares S&P/TSX Compo.. 6.19 % 0.20 %

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CAD0.56B
ZWU:CA BMO Covered Call Utilitie.. 5.93 % 0.65 %

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CAD0.79B
QXM:CA CI First Asset Morningsta.. 5.72 % 0.50 %

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CAD0.06B
DFC:CA Desjardins Canada Multifa.. 5.52 % 0.50 %

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CAD4.28M
ZWC:CA BMO CA High Dividend Cove.. 5.18 % 0.65 %

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CAD0.52B
FCCL:CA Fidelity Canadian Low Vol.. 4.92 % 0.00 %

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CAD0.02B
DGRC:CA CI WisdomTree Canada Qual.. 4.88 % 0.23 %

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CAD0.23B
FQC:CA CI First Asset MSCI Canad.. 4.58 % 0.60 %

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CAD0.07B
HAL:CA Horizons Active Cdn Divid.. 4.32 % 0.55 %

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CAD0.05B
FST:CA First Trust Canadian Capi.. 4.20 % 0.60 %

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CAD0.04B
HEX:CA Horizons Enhanced Income .. 3.97 % 0.65 %

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CAD0.02B
WXM:CA CI First Asset Morningsta.. 3.69 % 0.60 %

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CAD0.72B
HUTL:CA Harvest Equal Weight Glob.. 3.64 % 0.50 %

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CAD0.02B
DXM:CA CI First Asset Morningsta.. 3.63 % 0.60 %

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CAD9.82M
RCE:CA RBC Quant Canadian Equity.. 3.57 % 0.39 %

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CAD0.01B
ZDV:CA BMO Canadian Dividend ETF 3.48 % 0.35 %

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CAD0.40B
XIU:CA iShares S&P/TSX 60 In.. 3.42 % 0.15 %

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CAD8.00B
FLRM:CA Franklin Liberty Risk Man.. 3.35 % 0.30 %

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CAD0.01B
XMV:CA iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol.. 3.33 % 0.30 %

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CAD0.11B
QCE:CA Mackenzie Canadian Large .. 3.32 % 0.06 %

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CAD0.07B
MCLC:CA Manulife Multifactor Cana.. 2.93 % 0.45 %

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CAD0.05B
MKC:CA Mackenzie Maximum Diversi.. 2.91 % 0.59 %

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CAD0.33B
RWC:CA CI First Asset MSCI Canad.. 2.87 % 0.60 %

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CAD4.73M
XIC:CA iShares Core S&P/TSX .. 2.77 % 0.05 %

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CAD5.85B
ZCN:CA BMO S&P/TSX Capped Co.. 2.76 % 0.05 %

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CAD3.54B
FLCD:CA Franklin FTSE Canada All .. 2.74 % 0.05 %

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CAD0.28B
QCN:CA Mackenzie Canadian Equity.. 2.72 % 0.06 %

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CAD0.04B
TLV:CA Invesco S&P/TSX Compo.. 2.66 % 0.30 %

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CAD0.35B
TTP:CA TD Canadian Equity Index .. 2.28 % 0.05 %

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CAD0.42B
CDZ:CA iShares S&P/TSX Canad.. 2.25 % 0.60 %

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CAD0.72B
PDF:CA Purpose Core Dividend Fun.. 1.99 % 0.67 %

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CAD0.15B
PDIV:CA Purpose Enhanced Dividend.. 1.89 % 0.87 %

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CAD0.02B
XTR:CA iShares Diversified Month.. 1.44 % 0.62 %

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CAD0.56B
RWW:CA CI First Asset MSCI World.. 0.80 % 0.60 %

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CAD0.36B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Telecom Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -9.21% 100% A+ 60% D-
Dividend Return 1.38% 100% A+ 92% A-
Total Return -7.82% 100% A+ 62% D-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -10.27% 55% F 51% F
Dividend Return 5.27% 100% A+ 94% A
Total Return -4.99% 82% B- 59% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 0.98% 30% F 62% D-
Dividend Return 26.87% 100% A+ 85% B
Total Return 27.85% 40% F 73% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 2.56% 27% F 55% F
Dividend Return 5.08% 100% A+ 86% B
Total Return 7.63% 36% F 67% D+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 9.79% 91% A- 65% D
Risk Adjusted Return 77.96% 55% F 81% B-
Market Capitalization 49.39B 100% A+ 99% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Telecom Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 16.48 10% F 41% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.58 50% F 23% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.21 10% F 54% F
EV/EBITDA 8.13 27% F 57% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 14.54% 71% C- 83% B
Return on Invested Capital 10.23% 55% F 78% C+
Return on Assets 5.67% 77% C+ 83% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 106.36% 68% D+ 25% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 13.14 24% F 5% F
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.28 68% D+ 90% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Annual Financials (CAD)

Quarterly Financials (CAD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

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 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.

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:
Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

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.

Low Earnings Growth

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

Low Revenue Growth

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