BCE’s new cloud buy

BCE INC. $61.27 (Toronto symbol BCE; Shares o/s: 869.5 million; Market cap: $53.9 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 4.5%; www.bce.ca) acquired a 35.4% stake in Q9 Networks Inc. in 2012. Q9 provides cloud datastorage and web-hosting services to businesses across Canada.

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What to do with your Manitoba Tel shares

MANITOBA TELECOM SERVICES INC. $39 (Toronto symbol MBT; Conservative Growth and Income Portfolios, Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 74.3 million; Market cap: $2.9 billion; Priceto- sales ratio: 2.9; Dividend suspended in July 2016; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.mts.ca) paid its last dividend of $0.325 a share on… Read More

BCE INC. $62

BCE INC. $62 (Toronto symbol BCE; Conservative Growth and Income Portfolios, Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 868.6 million; Market cap: $53.9 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.5; Dividend yield: 4.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.bce.ca) sells landline telephone services in Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces. Other operations… Read More

MBT takeover on track

BCE INC. $62 (Toronto symbol BCE; Conservative Growth and Income Portfolios, Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 868.6 million; Market cap: $53.9 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.5; Dividend yield: 4.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.bce.ca) sells landline telephone services in Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces. Other operations… Read More

BCE INC. $60.87

BCE INC. $60.87 (Toronto symbol BCE; Shares outstanding: 868.6 million; Market cap: $52.9 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 4.5%; www.bce.ca) recently agreed to acquire MANITOBA TELECOM $37.67 (Toronto symbol MBT; Shares outstanding: 74.4 million; Market cap: $2.8 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield:… Read More