BCE:NYE-BCE Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Telecom Services | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 49.72

Change

-0.19 (-0.38)%

Market Cap

USD 45.06B

Volume

0.59M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 61.06 (+22.80%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

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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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RCI Rogers Communications Inc

N/A

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ETFs Containing BCE

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

+0.05 (+0.12%)

USD0.65B
PID Invesco International Div.. 0.00 % 0.53 %

-0.07 (-0.39%)

USD0.59B
CIL Victory Portfolios II - V.. 0.00 % 0.45 %

N/A

USD0.12B
UBUM:F UBS (Irl) ETF Public Limi.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

-0.12 (-1.26%)

USD0.22B
UBUM:XETRA UBS (Irl) ETF Public Limi.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

-0.11 (-1.22%)

USD0.22B

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 16.17% 77% C+ 64% D
Dividend Return 3.28% 56% F 78% C+
Total Return 19.45% 77% C+ 68% D+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 18.75% 65% D 41% F
Dividend Return 6.85% 76% C 80% B-
Total Return 25.60% 65% D 44% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 5.21% 67% D+ 38% F
Dividend Return 30.29% 95% A 85% B
Total Return 35.49% 74% C 46% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 0.63% 53% F 30% F
Dividend Return 6.48% 90% A- 90% A-
Total Return 7.12% 70% C- 50% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 12.19% 97% A+ 76% C
Risk Adjusted Return 58.37% 83% B 69% D+
Market Capitalization 45.06B 88% 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 22.82 29% F 35% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.14 39% F 33% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 5.81 25% F 61% D-
EV/EBITDA 7.79 41% F 75% C
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 10.62% 56% F 60% D-
Return on Invested Capital 9.71% 69% D+ 75% C
Return on Assets 4.94% 66% D 75% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 113.90% 45% F 32% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 4.23 44% F 21% F
Short Percent 0.49% 65% D 85% B
Beta 0.33 77% 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.

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.

Superior Dividend Growth

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

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