BCE:CA:TSX-BCE Inc

COMMON STOCK | Telecom Services | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 60.10

Change

+0.20 (+0.33)%

Market Cap

CAD 54.02B

Volume

0.42M

Average Target Price

CAD 61.27 (+1.95%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

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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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Largest Industry Peers for Telecom Services

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap
BCE-PH:CA BCE Inc

-0.04 (-0.26%)

CAD 56.17B
RCI-A:CA Rogers Communications Inc

-0.12 (-0.17%)

CAD 35.91B
RCI-B:CA Rogers Communications Inc

-0.07 (-0.10%)

CAD 35.84B
T:CA TELUS Corporation

-0.15 (-0.31%)

CAD 29.09B
SJR-B:CA Shaw Communications Inc

+0.10 (+0.39%)

CAD 13.24B
QBR-A:CA Quebecor Inc

N/A

CAD 7.86B
QBR-B:CA Quebecor Inc

-0.08 (-0.26%)

CAD 7.84B
CCA:CA Cogeco Communications Inc

+0.11 (+0.11%)

CAD 5.18B
CGO:CA Cogeco Inc

-0.94 (-1.01%)

CAD 1.49B
TGO:CA TeraGo Inc

+0.03 (+0.27%)

CAD 0.17B

ETFs Containing BCE:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
PDC:CA Invesco Canadian Dividend.. 7.85 % 0.55 %

+0.03 (+0.11%)

CAD 0.65B
XEN:CA iShares Jantzi Social Ind.. 6.34 % 0.55 %

-0.03 (-0.12%)

CAD 0.14B
ZWU:CA BMO Covered Call Utilitie.. 5.45 % 0.71 %

+0.01 (+0.07%)

CAD 0.84B
FCCD:CA Fidelity Canadian High Di.. 5.29 % 0.00 %

N/A

CAD 0.09B
DFC:CA Desjardins Canada Multifa.. 5.18 % 0.59 %

N/A

CAD 0.05B
QXM.A:CA 5.08 % 1.39 %

N/A

N/A
XDV:CA iShares Canadian Select D.. 5.05 % 0.55 %

+0.03 (+0.12%)

CAD 1.32B
QXM:CA CI First Asset Morningsta.. 5.01 % 0.58 %

-0.05 (-0.23%)

CAD 0.07B
XCV:CA iShares Canadian Value In.. 4.92 % 0.55 %

N/A

CAD 0.05B
XEI:CA iShares S&P/TSX Compo.. 4.91 % 0.22 %

+0.01 (+0.05%)

CAD 0.62B
FCCL:CA Fidelity Canadian Low Vol.. 4.32 % 0.00 %

N/A

CAD 0.01B
FST.A:CA 3.99 % 1.76 %

N/A

N/A
FST:CA First Trust Canadian Capi.. 3.99 % 0.66 %

N/A

CAD 0.04B
ZWC:CA BMO CA High Dividend Cove.. 3.97 % 0.72 %

-0.01 (-0.05%)

CAD 0.48B
DXM.A:CA 3.53 % 1.50 %

N/A

N/A
WXM.A:CA 3.42 % 1.49 %

N/A

N/A
FLRM:CA Franklin Liberty Risk Man.. 3.19 % 0.33 %

+0.03 (+0.14%)

CAD 0.01B
QCE:CA Mackenzie Canadian Large .. 3.06 % 0.06 %

N/A

CAD 0.07B
XIU:CA iShares S&P/TSX 60 In.. 2.99 % 0.18 %

+0.03 (+0.10%)

CAD 8.39B
XMV:CA iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol.. 2.93 % 0.33 %

+0.06 (+0.19%)

CAD 0.10B
ZCAN SPDR Solactive Canada ETF 2.68 % 0.30 %

+0.08 (+0.12%)

USD 0.02B
RCE:CA RBC Quant Canadian Equity.. 2.64 % 0.43 %

N/A

CAD 0.01B
RWC:CA CI First Asset MSCI Canad.. 2.57 % 0.68 %

-0.02 (-0.16%)

CAD 7.96M
TTP:CA TD Canadian Equity Index .. 2.48 % 0.07 %

+0.02 (+0.11%)

CAD 0.02B
TLV:CA Invesco S&P/TSX Compo.. 2.46 % 0.34 %

+0.06 (+0.21%)

CAD 0.37B
QCN:CA Mackenzie Canadian Equity.. 2.42 % 0.06 %

N/A

CAD 0.03B
ZCN:CA BMO S&P/TSX Capped Co.. 2.33 % 0.05 %

+0.03 (+0.11%)

CAD 4.07B
XIC:CA iShares Core S&P/TSX .. 2.33 % 0.06 %

+0.04 (+0.13%)

CAD 5.20B
FLCD:CA 2.30 % 0.00 %

N/A

N/A
LVL Invesco S&P Global Divide.. 2.19 % 0.64 %

N/A

USD 0.03B
DWX SPDR S&P International Di.. 1.82 % 0.45 %

+0.19 (+0.48%)

USD 0.83B
CID VictoryShares Internation.. 1.72 % 0.45 %

+0.14 (+0.42%)

USD 0.04B
RWW.B:CA 0.80 % 0.69 %

N/A

N/A
RWW:CA CI First Asset MSCI World.. 0.80 % 0.66 %

+0.02 (+0.06%)

CAD 0.07B
CIL VictoryShares Internation.. 0.37 % 0.45 %

+0.14 (+0.37%)

USD 0.04B
CIZ VictoryShares Developed E.. 0.37 % 0.45 %

-0.03 (-0.10%)

USD 0.11B

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 11.44% 50% F 59% F
Dividend Return 2.94% 100% A+ 85% B
Total Return 14.38% 50% F 62% D-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 7.80% 50% F 81% B-
Dividend Return 5.55% 100% A+ 88% B+
Total Return 13.35% 50% F 85% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 23.05% 20% F 71% C-
Dividend Return 28.67% 100% A+ 88% B+
Total Return 51.73% 40% F 79% C+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 2.31% 33% F 54% F
Dividend Return 7.23% 50% F 66% D
Total Return 4.93% 100% A+ 87% B+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 8.61% 83% B 70% C-
Risk Adjusted Return 84.02% 83% B 86% B
Market Capitalization 54.02B 92% 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 18.85 10% F 37% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.33 50% F 20% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -0.00 92% A- 94% A
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio -0.00 92% A- 91% A-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 14.96% 45% F 85% B
Return on Invested Capital N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Return on Assets 5.90% 67% D+ 84% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 110.82% 75% C 22% F
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

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.

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.

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.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

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.

Poor return on equity

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

Negative cashflow

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

Negative free cash flow

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