BCE:NYE-BCE Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Telecom Services | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 52.31

Change

+0.41 (+0.79)%

Market Cap

USD 46.67B

Volume

0.98M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 66.05 (+26.27%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


BCE Inc (BCE) Stock Analysis:
Based on the BCE Inc stock forecasts from 8 analysts, the average analyst target price for BCE Inc is USD 66.05 over the next 12 months. BCE Inc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of BCE Inc is Neutral, which is based on 6 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, BCE Inc’s stock price was USD 52.31. BCE Inc’s stock price has changed by +1.94 % over the past week, +1.47 % over the past month and +15.96 % over the last year.

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 s ...Read More

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2021-12-07 )

Largest Industry Peers for Telecom Services

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

-0.28 (-0.55%)

USD215.85B 9.60 7.73
T AT&T Inc

-0.20 (-0.86%)

USD167.53B 180.47 7.44
CHL China Mobile Limited

N/A

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

+0.30 (+1.64%)

USD59.92B 12.89 0.24
AMOV América Móvil S.A.B. de C.V

+0.25 (+1.36%)

USD59.20B 12.82 0.24
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd

-0.05 (-0.12%)

USD31.86B 24.92 0.39
TU TELUS Corporation

+0.28 (+1.20%)

USD31.33B 31.50 8.04
ORAN Orange S.A

-0.04 (-0.39%)

USD28.56B 29.77 6.23
TLK Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero)..

-0.09 (-0.31%)

USD27.89B 22.15 0.00
RCI Rogers Communications Inc

+0.32 (+0.69%)

USD23.35B 18.70 6.88

ETFs Containing BCE

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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 22.22% 67% D+ 69% D+
Dividend Return 3.28% 32% F 58% F
Total Return 25.50% 60% D- 70% C-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 15.96% 50% F 59% F
Dividend Return 4.96% 53% F 71% C-
Total Return 20.92% 57% F 61% D-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 18.38% 64% D 48% F
Dividend Return 30.85% 95% A 86% B
Total Return 49.22% 72% C- 57% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 2.04% 53% F 33% F
Dividend Return 6.44% 91% A- 89% B+
Total Return 8.48% 70% C- 47% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 13.22% 87% B+ 76% C
Risk Adjusted Return 64.15% 80% B- 69% D+
Market Capitalization 46.67B 87% B+ 94% 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 20.32 37% F 38% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.12 39% F 32% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.02 26% F 59% F
EV/EBITDA 7.38 42% F 71% C-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 13.25% 55% F 62% D-
Return on Invested Capital 9.71% 68% D+ 74% C
Return on Assets 5.18% 68% D+ 73% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 113.90% 45% F 32% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 7.03 37% F 10% F
Short Percent 0.38% 69% D+ 86% B
Beta 0.33 71% 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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Analyst Ratings

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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.

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.

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