BCE may have disappointed some aggressive investors in the past five years—it’s now roughly in the middle of its $50 to $65 price range for that period. However, income-seekers are no doubt pleased at the rise in its dividend, from $2.60 a share in 2015… Read More
This special edition of “Best Canadian Stocks” was posted in 2014 and focused a key acquisition for BCE at the time – the remaining shares of Bell Aliant Inc.
BCE INC. (Toronto symbol BCE; www.bce.ca) has agreed to pay $3.95 billion in cash and stock for the 56% of… Read More
BCE INC., $54.14, Toronto symbol BCE, continues to see strong demand for its wireless, high-speed Internet and Fibe TV services.
In the three months ended June 30, 2015, the company’s earnings rose 14.8%, to $735 million from $640 million a year earlier. Per-share profits gained just… Read More
BCE INC., $53.88, Toronto symbol BCE, reported higher-than-expected quarterly results this week.
In the three months ended March 31, 2015, the company’s overall earnings rose 12.6%, to $705 million from $626 million a year earlier. But per-share profits gained just 3.7%, to $0.84 from $0.81, on… Read More
Every Tuesday we bring you “Best Canadian Stocks.” You get our specific recommendations on the stocks we profile, with a full explanation of how we arrived at our opinion. You’ll read about stocks making moves you should know about, from coverage in… Read More
BCE INC. $56 (Toronto symbol BCE; Conservative Growth and Income Portfolios, Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 840.3 million; Market cap: $47.1 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.2; Dividend yield: 4.6%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.bce.ca) is Canada’s largest telephone provider, with 5.0 million customers in Ontario and Quebec… Read More
Low interest rates continue to spur incomeseeking investors to buy high-yielding stocks, like these three telecoms. All three should keep benefiting as more people upgrade their wireless plans and mobile phones. New services, like Internet-based TV, are also fuelling their growth. But not all are… Read More
CAE INC., $15.58, Toronto symbol CAE, earned $52.1 million, or $0.20 a share, in its fiscal 2015 third quarter, which ended December 31, 2014. That beat the consensus forecast of $0.19. The latest earnings are also up 14.5% from $45.5 million, or $0.17 a share,… Read More
BELL ALIANT INC. $27 (Toronto symbol BA, Conservative Growth Portfolio, Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 227.8 million; Market cap: $6.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.2; Dividend yield: 7.0%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.bellaliant.ca) ells telephone and Internet services to 2.5 million customers in Atlantic Canada, as well as… Read More
BCE INC. $51.08 (Toronto symbol BCE; Shares outstanding: 778.1 million; Market cap: $41.8 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 4.8%; www.bce.ca) is Canada’s largest provider of telephone, Internet and wireless services. It also offers satellite and Internet TV across the country.
In the three months… Read More