BCE BCE Inc.

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  • BCE
  • Price as of: Dec 19, 10:23 PM EST
  • $45.82
  • +$0.17
  • +0.4%
  • Industry
  • Telecom services - domestic
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BCE Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    5.39% Technology Average 3.14%
  • Annual Payout
    $2.47 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    88.8% EPS $2.78
  • Dividend Growth
    2 yrs Since 2012
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DARS Rating™ Breakdown

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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 9.3% 5.0% 2 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

BCE Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$2.3300 2013 5.0%
$2.2200 2012 9.9%
Historical Dividend Data

BCE Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.6175 2014-11-06 2014-12-11 2014-12-15 2015-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6175 2014-08-07 2014-09-11 2014-09-15 2014-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6175 2014-05-06 2014-06-12 2014-06-16 2014-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6175 2014-02-06 2014-03-12 2014-03-14 2014-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5825 2013-11-07 2013-12-12 2013-12-16 2014-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5825 2013-08-08 2013-09-12 2013-09-16 2013-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5825 2013-05-08 2013-06-12 2013-06-14 2013-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5825 2013-02-07 2013-03-13 2013-03-15 2013-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5675 2012-11-01 2012-12-12 2012-12-14 2013-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5675 2012-08-07 2012-09-12 2012-09-14 2012-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5425 2012-05-03 2012-06-13 2012-06-15 2012-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5425 2011-12-08 2012-03-13 2012-03-15 2012-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5175 2011-11-02 2011-12-13 2011-12-15 2012-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5175 2011-08-04 2011-09-13 2011-09-15 2011-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4925 2011-06-13 2011-06-15 2011-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4925 2010-12-10 2011-03-11 2011-03-15 2011-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4575 2010-11-03 2010-12-13 2010-12-15 2011-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4575 2010-08-04 2010-09-13 2010-09-15 2010-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4350 2010-05-06 2010-06-11 2010-06-15 2010-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4350 2009-12-17 2010-03-11 2010-03-15 2010-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4050 2009-11-12 2009-12-11 2009-12-15 2010-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4050 2009-08-06 2009-09-11 2009-09-15 2009-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3850 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
$0.3650 2008-02-06 2008-03-12 2008-03-14 2008-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3650 2007-11-07 2007-12-12 2007-12-14 2008-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3650 2007-08-01 2007-09-12 2007-09-14 2007-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3650 2007-05-02 2007-06-13 2007-06-15 2007-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3650 2007-02-07 2007-03-13 2007-03-15 2007-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2006-10-31 2006-12-13 2006-12-15 2007-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3300 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
$0.3607 2006-05-03 2006-06-13 2006-06-15 2006-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3607 2006-03-02 2006-03-13 2006-03-15 2006-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3607 2005-11-30 2005-12-13 2005-12-15 2006-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3607 2005-08-02 2005-09-13 2005-09-15 2005-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3607 2005-05-24 2005-06-13 2005-06-15 2005-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3607 2005-03-02 2005-03-11 2005-03-15 2005-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2004-12-01 2004-12-13 2004-12-15 2005-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2004-08-04 2004-09-13 2004-09-15 2004-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2004-05-25 2004-06-14 2004-06-15 2004-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2004-02-04 2004-03-11 2004-03-15 2004-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2003-11-25 2003-12-11 2003-12-15 2004-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2003-08-27 2003-09-11 2003-09-15 2003-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2003-03-28 2003-06-12 2003-06-16 2003-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2003-02-26 2003-03-13 2003-03-17 2003-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2002-11-27 2002-12-11 2002-12-13 2003-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2002-08-28 2002-09-11 2002-09-13 2002-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2002-05-28 2002-06-12 2002-06-14 2002-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2002-02-27 2002-03-13 2002-03-15 2002-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2001-11-28 2001-12-12 2001-12-14 2002-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2001-08-22 2001-09-12 2001-09-14 2001-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2001-05-23 2001-06-13 2001-06-15 2001-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 2001-02-28 2001-03-13 2001-03-15 2001-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3279 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
$0.3279 2000-05-31 2000-06-13 2000-06-15 2000-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 2000-02-28 2000-03-13 2000-03-15 2000-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1999-11-24 1999-12-13 1999-12-15 2000-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1999-08-26 1999-09-13 1999-09-15 1999-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1999-05-27 1999-06-11 1999-06-15 1999-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1999-02-23 1999-03-11 1999-03-15 1999-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1998-11-26 1998-12-11 1998-12-15 1999-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1998-08-26 1998-09-11 1998-09-15 1998-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1998-05-27 1998-06-11 1998-06-15 1998-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1998-02-25 1998-03-11 1998-03-13 1998-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1997-11-27 1997-12-11 1997-12-15 1998-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1997-09-28 1997-09-11 1997-09-15 1997-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1858 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
$0.3716 1997-02-27 1997-03-12 1997-03-14 1997-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1996-11-28 1996-12-11 1996-12-13 1997-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1996-08-28 1996-09-11 1996-09-13 1996-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1996-05-23 1996-06-12 1996-06-14 1996-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1996-02-29 1996-03-13 1996-03-15 1996-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1995-11-23 1995-12-13 1995-12-15 1996-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1995-08-24 1995-09-13 1995-09-15 1995-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1995-05-25 1995-06-13 1995-06-15 1995-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1995-02-23 1995-03-09 1995-03-15 1995-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3716 1994-11-23 1994-12-09 1994-12-15 1995-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3661 1994-08-25 1994-09-09 1994-09-15 1994-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3661 1994-05-27 1994-06-09 1994-06-15 1994-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3661 1994-02-24 1994-03-09 1994-03-15 1994-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3661 1993-11-25 1993-12-09 1993-12-15 1994-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3607 1993-08-26 1993-09-09 1993-09-15 1993-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3607 1993-05-27 1993-06-09 1993-06-15 1993-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3607 1993-02-25 1993-03-09 1993-03-15 1993-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3607 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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News

BCE Inc. News

  • Canadian communications company BCE Inc. (BCE) reported its first quarter earnings, with results that beat analysts' earnings estimates, but came...
  • Canaccord Genuity Downgrades BCE Inc. (BCE)

    Canaccord Genuity announced on Tuesday that it has downgraded communications company BCE Inc. (BCE) . The firm has lowered its rating on BCE from a "Buy" to a "Hold." BCE shares were mostly flat during premarket trading Tuesday. The stock is down 5% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of BCE Inc. (BCE) have a 5.71% yield based on Monday's closing price of $40.81. BCE Inc. (BCE) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • BCE Raises Outlook Despite 29% Drop in Q1 Profit; Dividend Boosted (BCE)

    Canada's largest phone company, BCE Inc. (BCE) , on Thursday said its first quarter profit plunged 29% from last year, but boosted its full-year earnings forecast. The Montreal-based company reported first quarter net income of C$503 million, or C$0.67 per share, compared with C$706 million, or C$0.92 per share, in the year-ago period. Excluding one-time items, adjusted profit was C$0.72 per share. Operating revenue edged slightly higher from last year to C$4.47 billion. On average, Wall Street analysts expected a smaller adjusted profit of C$0.69, albeit on slightly higher revenue of C$4.48 billion. Looking ahead, the company said its now expects full-year adjusted earnings to range from C$2.95 to C$3.05 per share, up from a prior forecast of C$2.90 to C$3.00. Analysts currently expect C$2.99 for the year. BCE also said its board of directors has approved a 5% raise in its quarterly dividend payout, to C$0.5175 per share. The new dividend is payable July 15 to shareholders of record as of June 15. BCE shares were mostly flat in premarket trading Thursday. The Bottom Line We have been recommending shares of BCE Inc. (BCE) since Sept.20, 2010, when the stock was trading at $32.44. The company has a 5.40% dividend yield, based on the higher dividend payout and last night's closing stock price of $38.36. BCE Inc. (BCE) is a "Recommended" dividend stock, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • The following companies announced a change in their dividend payouts today. Companies Increasing Dividend Payouts BCE Inc. (BCE) has raised...
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  • The following companies announced a change in their dividend payouts today. Companies Increasing Dividend Payouts BCE Inc. (BCE) has raised...