What BCE Investors Are Talking About Today.

Large-cap Telecommunications company BCE has moved 0.5% so far today on a volume of 82,649, compared to its average of 1,225,761. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved 1.0%.

BCE trades -1.89% away from its average analyst target price of $48.74 per share. The 12 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $46.21 to $55.63, and on average have given BCE a rating of hold.

If you are considering an investment in BCE, you'll want to know the following:

  • BCE's current price is 33.8% above its Graham number of $35.75, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • BCE has moved -11.7% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of -1.5%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 2.18, BCE has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 21.9 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • BCE has a forward P/E ratio of 19.3 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $2.48 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 8.06 — a number near or below 1 signifying that BCE is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 2.38 compared to its sector average of 3.12

  • BCE Inc., a communications company, provides wireless, wireline, Internet, and television (TV) services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in Canada.

  • Based in Verdun, the company has 44,610 full time employees and a market cap of $43.62 Billion. BCE currently returns an annual dividend yield of 7.7%.

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