Morning Recap: BCE Inc. (NYSE: BCE) – The Daily Leicester

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BCE Inc. (NYSE: BCE) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 40.66B. It is in the Telecom Services – Domestic industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 18.82, a forward P/E of 17.45 and EPS of 2.4. At a stock price of 45.27 (0.42%) it has a dividend yield of 4.55%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 3.00%, more recently this last year it has grown by 11.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 5.17% and more long-term 2.70% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -4.90%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 2.20%.

For performance, BCE Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -0.44%. For the last month performance for BCE Inc. is 0.04%. While the last quarter is 4.10% and half year, 4.49%. Finally for the year, performance is 3.53%.

The 52-week high for BCE Inc., is at -4.36%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 10.85%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.41% and 2.34% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.17%, and for the month it is 1.22%. BCE Inc., has a target price of 44.5.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.19, and for total debt/equity BCE Inc. has 1.62. The gross margin is 69.00%, while operating margin is 23.50%, the profit margin is 13.10%. The current ratio is 0.4 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 83.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 902.04. The shares float is 897.13, with the float short at 0.76%, with short ratio coming to 5.93.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see BCE Inc., get 5.70%, with its returns on investment at 11.50%. Return on equity is 21.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 44.5, 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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