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How has BCE Inc.:(NYSE:BCE) performed recently?

BCE Inc. (NYSE: BCE) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 40949.05. It is in the Telecom Services – Domestic industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 19.38, a forward P/E of 16.65 and EPS of 2.45. At a stock price of 47.47 (-0.29%) it has a dividend yield of 4.47%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 1.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by 0.20%. The next year growth is going to be about 5.16% and more long-term 4.15% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 28.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 3.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 0.60%.

For performance, BCE Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 3.04%. For the last month performance for BCE Inc. is 2.27%. While the last quarter is 6.00% and half year, 26.35%. Finally for the year, performance is 16.98%.

The 52-week high for BCE Inc., is at -0.38%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 57.99%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.11% and 11.86% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.17%, and for the month it is 1.27%. BCE Inc., has a target price of 46.41.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.27, and for total debt/equity BCE Inc. has 1.63. The gross margin is 69.30%, while operating margin is 22.30%, the profit margin is 12.50%. The current ratio is 0.5 and the quick ratio is 0.4.

Insider ownership is at *TBA, with instituitional ownership at 52.90%. BCE Inc. has a payout ratio of 83.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 862.63. The shares float is 862.63, with the float short at 1.21%, with short ratio coming to 13.09.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see BCE Inc., get 5.70%, with its returns on investment at 11.10%. Return on equity is 21.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 46.41, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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