BCE BCE Inc.

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  • BCE
  • Price as of: Aug 28, 11:23 PM EDT
  • $40.37
  • -$0.17
  • -0.4%
  • Industry
  • Telecom services - domestic
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BCE Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    4.95% Technology Average 4.51%
  • Annual Payout
    $2.00 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    79.0% EPS $2.53
  • Dividend Growth
    3 yrs Since 2012
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Dividend Reliability Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
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Growth History

BCE Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for BCE 3.4% -2.6% 3 years
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for BCE
Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

BCE Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$2.2330 2014 -2.6%
$2.2930 2013 6.0%
Historical Dividend Data

BCE Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.4996 2015-08-05 2015-09-11 2015-09-15 2015-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2015-04-30 2015-06-11 2015-06-15 2015-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5210 2015-02-05 2015-03-12 2015-03-16 2015-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2014-11-06 2014-12-11 2014-12-15 2015-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5630 2014-08-07 2014-09-11 2014-09-15 2014-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5660 2014-05-06 2014-06-12 2014-06-16 2014-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5560 2014-02-06 2014-03-12 2014-03-14 2014-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5480 2013-11-07 2013-12-12 2013-12-16 2014-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5640 2013-08-08 2013-09-12 2013-09-16 2013-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5710 2013-05-08 2013-06-12 2013-06-14 2013-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5830 2013-02-07 2013-03-13 2013-03-15 2013-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5750 2012-11-01 2012-12-12 2012-12-14 2013-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5830 2012-08-07 2012-09-12 2012-09-14 2012-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5280 2012-05-03 2012-06-13 2012-06-15 2012-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5470 2011-12-08 2012-03-13 2012-03-15 2012-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5060 2011-11-02 2011-12-13 2011-12-15 2012-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5180 2011-08-04 2011-09-13 2011-09-15 2011-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5320 2011-06-13 2011-06-15 2011-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5100 2010-12-10 2011-03-11 2011-03-15 2011-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4580 2010-11-03 2010-12-13 2010-12-15 2011-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4530 2010-08-04 2010-09-13 2010-09-15 2010-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2010-05-06 2010-06-11 2010-06-15 2010-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2009-12-17 2010-03-11 2010-03-15 2010-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3930 2009-11-12 2009-12-11 2009-12-15 2010-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2009-08-06 2009-09-11 2009-09-15 2009-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2009-05-07 2009-06-11 2009-06-15 2009-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3850 2009-02-11 2009-03-12 2009-03-16 2009-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3650 2008-12-12 2008-12-19 2008-12-23 2009-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3580 2008-02-06 2008-03-12 2008-03-14 2008-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2007-11-07 2007-12-12 2007-12-14 2008-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3720 2007-08-01 2007-09-12 2007-09-14 2007-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3430 2007-05-02 2007-06-13 2007-06-15 2007-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3120 2007-02-07 2007-03-13 2007-03-15 2007-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2840 2006-10-31 2006-12-13 2006-12-15 2007-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2950 2006-08-03 2006-09-13 2006-09-15 2006-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
1-for-1 2006-07-10 2006-07-18 NM Stock Split NM
$0.3290 2006-05-03 2006-06-13 2006-06-15 2006-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3104 2006-03-02 2006-03-13 2006-03-15 2006-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3137 2005-11-30 2005-12-13 2005-12-15 2006-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3060 2005-08-02 2005-09-13 2005-09-15 2005-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2907 2005-05-24 2005-06-13 2005-06-15 2005-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2995 2005-03-02 2005-03-11 2005-03-15 2005-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2623 2004-12-01 2004-12-13 2004-12-15 2005-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2546 2004-08-04 2004-09-13 2004-09-15 2004-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2415 2004-05-25 2004-06-14 2004-06-15 2004-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2470 2004-02-04 2004-03-11 2004-03-15 2004-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2514 2003-11-25 2003-12-11 2003-12-15 2004-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2404 2003-08-27 2003-09-11 2003-09-15 2003-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2404 2003-03-28 2003-06-12 2003-06-16 2003-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2186 2003-02-26 2003-03-13 2003-03-17 2003-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2077 2002-11-27 2002-12-11 2002-12-13 2003-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2077 2002-08-28 2002-09-11 2002-09-13 2002-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2077 2002-05-28 2002-06-12 2002-06-14 2002-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2077 2002-02-27 2002-03-13 2002-03-15 2002-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2077 2001-11-28 2001-12-12 2001-12-14 2002-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2098 2001-08-22 2001-09-12 2001-09-14 2001-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2186 2001-05-23 2001-06-13 2001-06-15 2001-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2077 2001-02-28 2001-03-13 2001-03-15 2001-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2186 2000-11-22 2000-12-13 2000-12-15 2001-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2000-08-23 2000-09-13 2000-09-15 2000-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2219 2000-05-31 2000-06-13 2000-06-15 2000-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2546 2000-02-28 2000-03-13 2000-03-15 2000-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2525 1999-11-24 1999-12-13 1999-12-15 2000-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2514 1999-08-26 1999-09-13 1999-09-15 1999-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2536 1999-05-27 1999-06-11 1999-06-15 1999-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2448 1999-02-23 1999-03-11 1999-03-15 1999-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2404 1998-11-26 1998-12-11 1998-12-15 1999-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2437 1998-08-26 1998-09-11 1998-09-15 1998-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2536 1998-05-27 1998-06-11 1998-06-15 1998-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2623 1998-02-25 1998-03-11 1998-03-13 1998-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2601 1997-11-27 1997-12-11 1997-12-15 1998-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2678 1997-09-28 1997-09-11 1997-09-15 1997-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1344 1997-05-28 1997-06-11 1997-06-13 1997-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1997-04-09 1997-05-23 1997-05-14 1997-05-22 NM Stock Split NM
$0.2710 1997-02-27 1997-03-12 1997-03-14 1997-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2727 1996-11-28 1996-12-11 1996-12-13 1997-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2716 1996-08-28 1996-09-11 1996-09-13 1996-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2721 1996-05-23 1996-06-12 1996-06-14 1996-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2721 1996-02-29 1996-03-13 1996-03-15 1996-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2716 1995-11-23 1995-12-13 1995-12-15 1996-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2754 1995-08-24 1995-09-13 1995-09-15 1995-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2699 1995-05-25 1995-06-13 1995-06-15 1995-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2639 1995-02-23 1995-03-09 1995-03-15 1995-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2678 1994-11-23 1994-12-09 1994-12-15 1995-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2645 1994-08-25 1994-09-09 1994-09-15 1994-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2645 1994-05-27 1994-06-09 1994-06-15 1994-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2683 1994-02-24 1994-03-09 1994-03-15 1994-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2749 1993-11-25 1993-12-09 1993-12-15 1994-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2732 1993-08-26 1993-09-09 1993-09-15 1993-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2820 1993-05-27 1993-06-09 1993-06-15 1993-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2891 1993-02-25 1993-03-09 1993-03-15 1993-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2836 1992-11-25 1992-12-09 1992-12-15 1993-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

BCE Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Technology

BCE (BCE) is a Canadian communications company, which focuses on residential, business and wholesale customers. The Company operates in four segments, Bell Wireline, Bell Wireless, Bell Media and Bell Aliant. It provides various products including fixed line and mobile telephony, Internet services, digital television, and broadcasting, radio and print. The company was founded in 1980, and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

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