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

PREFERRED STOCK | Telecom Services | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 18.73

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Market Cap

CAD 76.47B

Volume

0.02M

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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-PT:CA BCE Inc

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CAD86.15B 6.86 N/A
BCE-PM:CA BCE Inc

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CAD78.84B 6.14 N/A
BCE-PG:CA BCE Inc

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CAD77.33B 6.16 N/A
BCE-PF:CA BCE Inc

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CAD76.88B 6.35 N/A
BCE-PL:CA BCE Inc

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CAD75.53B 5.71 N/A
BCE-PN:CA BCE Inc

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CAD74.21B 5.82 N/A
BCE-PS:CA BCE Inc

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CAD74.08B 6.27 N/A
BCE-PZ:CA BCE Inc

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CAD73.53B 6.17 N/A
BCE-PB:CA BCE Inc

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CAD70.63B 6.02 N/A
BCE-PD:CA BCE Inc

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CAD70.30B 5.97 N/A

ETFs Containing BCE-PK:CA

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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 42.33% 82% B- 85% B
Dividend Return 4.21% 100% A+ 85% B
Total Return 46.53% 86% B 81% B-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 60.50% 91% A- 82% B-
Dividend Return 6.33% 100% A+ 87% B+
Total Return 66.83% 91% A- 83% B
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 14.50% 91% A- 77% C+
Dividend Return 1.73% 57% F 44% F
Total Return 16.23% 95% A 67% D+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 28.95% 18% F 36% F
Risk Adjusted Return 56.06% 82% B- 63% D
Market Capitalization 76.47B 86% B 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:
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.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

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

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

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.

Highly 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.

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