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How to buy BCE stock

Learn how to easily invest in BCE stock.

+ $0.73 ( + 1.67%)

BCE is a telecom services business based in the US. BCE shares (BCE) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. BCE employs 44,610 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $24.2 billion.

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BCE stock price (NYSE: BCE)

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BCE shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-03-17.
Latest market close$43.68
52-week range$38.65 - $55.88
50-day moving average $45.39
200-day moving average $46.96
Wall St. target price$47.73
PE ratio 20.1944
Dividend yield $3.68 (6.73%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.16

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Is it a good time to buy BCE stock?

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BCE price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $43.68 from 2023-03-17

1 week (2023-03-09) N/A
1 month (2023-02-16) N/A
3 months (2022-12-16) N/A
6 months (2022-09-16) N/A
1 year (2022-03-18) -18.98%
2 years (2021-03-19) -2.32%
3 years (2020-03-20) 40.66%
5 years (2018-03-20) 34.79%

Is BCE stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing BCE stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of BCE's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

BCE financials

Revenue TTM $24.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 22.86%
Gross profit TTM $10.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.08%
Return on equity TTM 12.87%
Profit margin 11.86%
Book value $20.08
Market capitalisation $40 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

BCE share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 83.75% of net profits

Recently BCE has paid out, on average, around 83.75% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.73% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), BCE shareholders could enjoy a 6.73% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In BCE's case, that would currently equate to about $3.68 per share.

BCE's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

BCE's most recent dividend payout was on 14 April 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 March 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have BCE's shares ever split?

BCE's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 22 May 1997. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your BCE shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for BCE shares which in turn could have impacted BCE's share price.

BCE share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, BCE's shares have ranged in value from as little as $38.6515 up to $55.8813. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while BCE's is 0.4815. This would suggest that BCE's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

BCE overview

BCE Inc. , a communications company, provides wireless, wireline, Internet, and television (TV) services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in Canada. The company operates through three segments: Bell Wireless, Bell Wireline, and Bell Media. The Bell Wireless segment offers integrated digital wireless voice and data communication products and services, as well as consumer electronics products. The Bell Wireline segment offers data, including Internet access and Internet protocol television (IPTV), local telephone, and long distance services, as well as other communication services and products; and satellite TV service and connectivity services. 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, streaming services, digital media services, radio broadcasting services, and out-of-home advertising services.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of BCE is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.023% of BCE shares are held by insiders and 47.605% by institutions.
How many people work for BCE?
Latest data suggests 44,610 work at BCE.
When does the fiscal year end for BCE?
BCE's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is BCE based?
BCE's address is: 1 Carrefour Alexander-Graham-Bell, Verdun, QC, Canada, H3E 3B3
What is BCE's ISIN number?
BCE's international securities identification number is: CA05534B7604
What is BCE's CUSIP number?
BCE's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 05534B109

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