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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.03
BCEXF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. BCEXF: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BCEXF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.03
0.01
0.48
Equity to Asset 0.34
BCEXF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. BCEXF: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BCEXF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.34
0.24
0.49
Interest Coverage 4.97
BCEXF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. BCEXF: 4.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BCEXF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.17  Med: 4.02 Max: 4.97
Current: 4.97
2.17
4.97
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.47
M-Score: -2.82
WACC vs ROIC
2.33%
9.93%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 22.71
BCEXF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.58 vs. BCEXF: 22.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BCEXF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.24  Med: 20.67 Max: 22.71
Current: 22.71
16.24
22.71
Net-margin (%) 13.30
BCEXF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. BCEXF: 13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BCEXF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.34  Med: 11.94 Max: 22.85
Current: 13.3
5.34
22.85
ROE (%) 16.54
BCEXF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. BCEXF: 16.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BCEXF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.74  Med: 15.57 Max: 25.66
Current: 16.54
4.74
25.66
ROA (%) 6.00
BCEXF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. BCEXF: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BCEXF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.42  Med: 5.57 Max: 10.76
Current: 6
2.42
10.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 22.83
BCEXF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.26 vs. BCEXF: 22.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BCEXF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.77  Med: 22 Max: 28.01
Current: 22.83
13.77
28.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.60
BCEXF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. BCEXF: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BCEXF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.7  Med: 1.5 Max: 4.9
Current: -0.6
-20.7
4.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.70
BCEXF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. BCEXF: -2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BCEXF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.5  Med: -0.5 Max: 26.3
Current: -2.7
-24.5
26.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -2.00
BCEXF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. BCEXF: -2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BCEXF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.1  Med: -2 Max: 75.7
Current: -2
-45.1
75.7
» BCEXF's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-05)


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Preferred stocks of BCE Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BCE.PR.T.Canada14.354.43
BCE.PR.B.Canada14.373.53
BCE.PR.Y.Canada14.353.54Y -Fltg Rt
BCE.PR.G.Canada14.006.03
BCE.PR.D.Canada14.343.54
BCE.PR.I.Canada13.905.60
BCE.PR.Z.Canada14.185.56
BCE.PR.S.Canada14.193.58
BCE.PR.R.Canada17.486.16
BCE.PR.J.Canada14.133.99
BCE.PR.A.Canada14.256.05
BCE.PR.E.Canada14.223.57
BCE.PR.F.Canada14.304.08
BCE.PR.C.Canada14.776.01
BCE.PR.K.Canada14.195.481st Pfd Shs Series -AK-
BCE.PR.H.Canada14.293.55
BCEXF10.460.001st Pfd Shs Series -AK-
BCE.PR.M.Canada15.556.96Cum Red 1st Pfd Shs Series -AM-
BCE.PR.O.Canada21.075.40Cum Red 1st Pfd Shs Series -AO-
BCE.PR.Q.Canada19.795.37Cum Red 1st Pfd Shs Series -AQ-
BCE.PR.N.Canada14.151.12
BCEFF10.740.00Y -Fltg Rt

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:BCE.Canada, BCE1.Germany, BCE.USA,
BCE Inc is a communications company, providing residential, business and wholesale customers with a solutions for all their communications needs. It has four business segments: Bell Wireline, Bell Wireless, Bell Media and Bell Aliant.

BCE Inc is a communications company, providing residential, business and wholesale customers with solutions for all their communications needs. It has three business segments: Bell Wireline, Bell Wireless and Bell Media. Its Bell Wireline segment provides local telephone, long distance, data, including Internet access and television (TV), as well as other communications services and products to Bell's residential, small and medium-sized business and large enterprise customers in the urban areas of Ontario and Québec. In addition, this segment includes the company's wholesale business, which buys and sells local telephone, long distance, data and other services from or to resellers and other carriers. The Bell Wireless segment provides wireless voice and data communication products and services to Bell's residential, small and medium-sized business and large enterprise customers across Canada. The Bell Media segment provides conventional, specialty and pay TV, digital media, and radio broadcasting services to customers across Canada and out-of-home (OOH) advertising services.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 19.19
BCEXF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
53% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.91 vs. BCEXF: 19.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BCEXF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.25  Med: 14.64 Max: 25.89
Current: 19.19
6.25
25.89
Forward P/E 17.61
BCEXF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.23 vs. BCEXF: 17.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.19
BCEXF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
54% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.72 vs. BCEXF: 19.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BCEXF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.13  Med: 15.2 Max: 23.53
Current: 19.19
6.13
23.53
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 16.80
BCEXF's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.76 vs. BCEXF: 16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
BCEXF' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.86  Med: 11.84 Max: 25.41
Current: 16.8
4.86
25.41
P/B 4.22
BCEXF's P/B is ranked lower than
76% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. BCEXF: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BCEXF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 2.66 Max: 4.5
Current: 4.22
1.17
4.5
P/S 2.41
BCEXF's P/S is ranked lower than
72% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. BCEXF: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BCEXF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.65 Max: 2.52
Current: 2.41
0.97
2.52
PFCF 18.06
BCEXF's PFCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. BCEXF: 18.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BCEXF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.06  Med: 16.24 Max: 47.66
Current: 18.06
5.06
47.66
POCF 7.91
BCEXF's POCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.06 vs. BCEXF: 7.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BCEXF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 5.92 Max: 8.7
Current: 7.91
2.91
8.7
Shiller P/E 19.98
BCEXF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.66 vs. BCEXF: 19.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BCEXF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.78  Med: 15.01 Max: 20.87
Current: 19.98
6.78
20.87
Current Ratio 0.47
BCEXF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. BCEXF: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BCEXF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.47
0.4
1.34
Quick Ratio 0.43
BCEXF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. BCEXF: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BCEXF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.67 Max: 1.28
Current: 0.43
0.37
1.28
Days Inventory 11.91
BCEXF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
62% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. BCEXF: 11.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BCEXF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.26  Med: 12.36 Max: 29.04
Current: 11.91
10.26
29.04
Days Sales Outstanding 45.22
BCEXF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
52% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.19 vs. BCEXF: 45.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BCEXF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.03  Med: 50.66 Max: 56.37
Current: 45.22
33.03
56.37
Days Payable 113.36
BCEXF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
71% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.67 vs. BCEXF: 113.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BCEXF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 61.29  Med: 130.55 Max: 293.61
Current: 113.36
61.29
293.61

Buy Back

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Dividend Growth (3y) 5.40
BCEXF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
54% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. BCEXF: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BCEXF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.9  Med: 6.8 Max: 53.9
Current: 5.4
-17.9
53.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.96
BCEXF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
67% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. BCEXF: 6.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BCEXF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.62  Med: 6.87 Max: 8.65
Current: 6.96
2.62
8.65
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.70
BCEXF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. BCEXF: -3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BCEXF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.2  Med: -0.4 Max: 2.2
Current: -3.7
-9.2
2.2

Valuation & Return

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Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 3.37
BCEXF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. BCEXF: 3.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BCEXF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.8  Med: 10.6 Max: 20.2
Current: 3.37
-6.8
20.2

More Statistics

Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $8.31 - 10.95
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