BCE:NYE-BCE Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Telecom Services | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 52.91

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 48.24B

Volume

1.17M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 67.20 (+27.01%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


BCE Inc (BCE) Stock Analysis:
Based on the BCE Inc stock forecasts from 9 analysts, the average analyst target price for BCE Inc is USD 67.20 over the next 12 months. BCE Inc’s average analyst rating is Hold . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of BCE Inc is Neutral, which is based on 7 positive signals and 7 negative signals. At the last closing, BCE Inc’s stock price was USD 52.91. BCE Inc’s stock price has changed by -1.85% over the past week, -9.09% over the past month and +8.18% over the last year.

About

BCE Inc. operates as a telecommunications and media company in Canada. The company offers wireless, wireline, Internet, and television (TV) services to residential, business, and wholesale customers. It operates through three segments: Bell Wireless, Bell Wireline, and Bell Media ...Read More

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2022-05-15 )

Largest Industry Peers for Telecom Services

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
VZ Verizon Communications Inc

N/A

USD202.34B 9.38 7.96
T AT&T Inc

N/A

USD142.03B 8.34 6.30
CHL China Mobile Limited

N/A

USD109.59B 6.32 0.15
AMX América Móvil S.A.B. de C.V

N/A

USD62.26B 6.68 0.24
AMOV América Móvil S.A.B. de C.V

N/A

USD61.84B 6.64 0.24
TU TELUS Corporation

N/A

USD33.38B 25.89 7.60
ORAN Orange S.A

N/A

USD32.90B 4,036.67 5.94
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd

N/A

USD32.48B 27.01 0.38
TLK Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero)..

N/A

USD28.99B 22.51 0.00
TEF Telefónica S.A.

N/A

USD28.47B 3.41 2.93

ETFs Containing BCE

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
DWX SPDR S&P International Di.. 0.00 % 0.45 %

N/A

USD0.61B
IDLV Invesco S&P International.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

N/A

USD0.58B
PID Invesco International Div.. 0.00 % 0.56 %

N/A

USD0.77B
WDIV SPDR Index Shares Funds -.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

N/A

USD0.27B
CID VictoryShares Internation.. 0.00 % 0.45 %

N/A

USD0.02B
UBUM:F UBS (Irl) ETF Public Limi.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

N/A

USD0.21B
UBUM:XETRA UBS (Irl) ETF Public Limi.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

N/A

USD0.16B

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 1.67% 69% D+ 84% B
Dividend Return 1.77% 55% F 73% C
Total Return 3.44% 73% C 85% B
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 8.18% 78% C+ 85% B
Dividend Return 4.80% 63% D 72% C-
Total Return 12.97% 78% C+ 86% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 18.42% 75% C 58% F
Dividend Return 31.01% 100% A+ 87% B+
Total Return 49.43% 88% B+ 67% D+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 4.08% 70% C- 47% F
Dividend Return 6.27% 91% A- 89% B+
Total Return 10.35% 81% B- 57% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 14.03% 89% B+ 73% C
Risk Adjusted Return 73.74% 89% B+ 83% B
Market Capitalization 48.24B 85% B 95% 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%

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 23.05 27% F 30% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.18 33% F 25% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.02 30% F 54% F
EV/EBITDA 7.37 26% F 67% D+
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 13.07% 48% F 60% D-
Return on Invested Capital 8.51% 41% F 61% D-
Return on Assets 5.16% 67% D+ 73% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 119.62% 32% F 30% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 5.46% 68% D+ 40% F
Short Ratio 5.93 33% F 13% F
Short Percent 0.38% 69% D+ 86% B
Beta 0.34 70% C- 87% B+
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%

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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.

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.

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.

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