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Last close prices updated as of Jan 27, 2023, 7:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 46.82
  • Sector Communication Services
  • Industry Telecom Services
  • Investment Style Large Blend
  • Day Range 46.53  –  46.93
  • Year Range 39.88  –  59.34
  • Market Cap 42.6952 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 828,020.0 /  1.7 Mil
  • Price / Sales 2.37
  • Price / Book 3.03
  • Forward Div Yield 5.95%
  • Trailing Div Yield 7.86%

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BCE Is Well Positioned and Finding Success in Both Wireline and Wireless

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Business Strategy and Outlook

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BCE has been investing heavily to upgrade its wireline network by extending fiber to the home, or FTTH, which we think positions the firm to take share over its footprint. BCE also remains a leader in providing wireless service throughout Canada and has a formidable media business.

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Business Description

BCE is both a wireless and internet service provider, offering wireless, broadband, television, and landline phone services in Canada. It is one of the big three national wireless carriers, with its roughly 10 million customers constituting about 30% of the market. It is also the ILEC (incumbent local exchange carrier—the legacy telephone provider) throughout much of the eastern half of Canada, including in the most populous Canadian provinces: Ontario and Quebec. Additionally, BCE has a media segment, which holds television, radio, and digital media assets. BCE licenses the Canadian rights to movie channels including HBO, Showtime, and Starz. In 2021, the wireline segment accounted for 54% of total EBITDA while wireless composed 39% and media provided the remainder.

1 Carrefour Alexander-Graham-Bell, Building A, 7th Floor
Verdun, QC, H3E 3B3, CAN
Industry Telecom Services
Employees 49,781

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FAQs for BCE Inc Stock

Yes. BCE has a forward dividend yield of 5.95%. See BCE’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
Dividend yield allows investors, particularly those interested in dividend-paying stocks, to compare the relationship between a stock’s price and how it rewards stockholders through dividends. The formula for calculating dividend yield is to divide the annual dividend paid per share by the stock price.

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BCE’s market cap is 42.70 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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BCE’s stock style is Large Core.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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BCE’s price/sales is 2.37.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

BCE’s price/forward earnings is 17.73.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

BCE’s price/book is 3.03.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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BCE’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
A stock’s beta measures how closely tied its price movements have been to the performance of the overall market.

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