BCE Inc., BCE is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Telecom Services – Domestic in the sector of Technology. Based in Canada, BCE Inc., BCE has a market cap of 41023.46. Since its IPO date on the 11/15/1982, BCE Inc., BCE performance year to date is 26.51%. Today BCE Inc., BCE has gained 0.78%, with a current price of 48.11.
Ownership of the company is *TBA for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 52.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 83.20%. Return of assets are at 5.70%, with return on investment at 11.10%.
In terms of debt levels and profit levels, BCE Inc., BCE is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.27. While Total debt/equity is 1.63. With a profit margin of 12.50%, this is combined with a gross margin of 69.30%, and operating margin of 22.30%. BCE Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.5, while the quick ratio is 0.4.
For the last year BCE Inc., BCE has seen a EPS growth of 0.20%. A performance for the year of 21.36%. The 52-week high is -1.45%, and the 52-week low is 60.12%. The average volume for BCE Inc., BCE is 324445.
With a target price of 46.7, can BCE Inc., BCE reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of BCE Inc., BCE. BCE Inc. has a P/E of 19.78 and a forward P/E of 16.95. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 4.99. BCE Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.5 and 4.34 respectively. For P/cash, BCE Inc. has a value of 127.13, while it is 77.71 for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 48.11, BCE Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.36%. We see a return on equity of 21.70%.
Looking more long-term BCE Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 3.97%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 5.39% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 0.20% for this year and for the last five years a 1.70% growth has been seen.