BCE-PC:CA:TSX-BCE Inc (CAD)

PREFERRED STOCK | Telecom Services | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 19.90

Change

+0.02 (+0.10)%

Market Cap

CAD 67.81B

Volume

3.61K

Avg Analyst Target

N/A

Avg User Target

CAD
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

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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 through 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, satellite TV service, and connectivity, as well as 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 35 conventional TV stations; 27 specialty and four Pay TV channels; 3 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. Address: Building A, Verdun, QC, Canada, H3E 3B3

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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

-0.04 (-0.20%)

CAD74.58B 7.28 N/A
BCE-PG:CA BCE Inc

+0.07 (+0.37%)

CAD73.77B 6.94 N/A
BCE-PM:CA BCE Inc

N/A

CAD73.46B 6.76 N/A
BCE-PT:CA BCE Inc

-0.13 (-0.71%)

CAD71.51B 6.73 N/A
BCE-PK:CA BCE Inc

-0.10 (-0.58%)

CAD70.31B 6.33 N/A
BCE-PZ:CA BCE Inc

-0.06 (-0.32%)

CAD69.49B 6.90 N/A
BCE-PN:CA BCE Inc

-0.47 (-2.69%)

CAD69.33B 6.42 N/A
BCE-PL:CA BCE Inc

-0.06 (-0.36%)

CAD68.95B 6.16 N/A
BCE-PD:CA BCE Inc

-0.13 (-0.71%)

CAD66.85B 6.71 N/A
BCE-PJ:CA BCE Inc

-0.10 (-0.55%)

CAD66.80B 6.72 N/A

ETFs Containing BCE-PC:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

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Industry/Classification (Telecom Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 25.39% 50% F 78% C+
Dividend Return 1.72% 71% C- 60% D-
Total Return 27.12% 50% F 78% C+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 42.96% 45% F 71% C-
Dividend Return 3.93% 90% A- 65% D
Total Return 46.89% 50% F 72% C-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 6.63% 32% F 58% F
Dividend Return 2.14% 67% D+ 55% F
Total Return 8.77% 36% F 60% D-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 20.36% 68% D+ 50% F
Risk Adjusted Return 43.06% 59% F 53% F
Market Capitalization 67.81B 72% C- 97% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-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%

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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:
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.

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 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.