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BCE Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 17.25 (As of Today)
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As of today (2021-10-16), BCE's share price is $51.38. BCE's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2021 was $2.98. Hence, BCE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 17.25.

The historical rank and industry rank for BCE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:BCE' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.01   Med: 16.73   Max: 31.8
Current: 16.91

11.01
31.8

During the past 13 years, BCE's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 31.80. The lowest was 11.01. And the median was 16.73.

NYSE:BCE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
50% of the 105 Companies
in the Telecommunication Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. NYSE:BCE: 16.91 )

BCE's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $1.17. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $2.98.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of BCE was -24.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 1.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 9.10% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 7.60% per year.

During the past 13 years, BCE's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 85.80% per year. The lowest was -967.10% per year. And the median was 0.65% per year.


BCE Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for BCE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

BCE Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 17.58 16.26 14.44 13.61 14.20

BCE Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 11.31 11.69 14.20 13.60 16.26

Competitive Comparison

For the Telecom Services subindustry, BCE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

BCE Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Telecommunication Services industry and Communication Services sector, BCE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where BCE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



BCE Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

BCE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=51.38/2.979
=17.25

BCE's Share Price of today is $51.38.
BCE's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $2.98.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

BCE  (NYSE:BCE) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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BCE Business Description

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1 Carrefour Alexander-Graham-Bell, Building A, 7th Floor, Verdun, QC, CAN, H3E 3B3
BCE is both a wireless and Internet service provider, offering wireless, broadband, television, and landline phone services in Canada. It is one of the big three national wireless carriers, with its roughly 10 million customers constituting about 30% of the market. It is also the ILEC (incumbent local exchange carrier--the legacy telephone provider) throughout much of the eastern half of Canada, including in the most populous Canadian provinces--Ontario and Quebec. Additionally, BCE has a media segment, which holds television, radio, and digital media assets. BCE licenses the Canadian rights to movie channels including HBO, Showtime, and Starz. In 2020, the wireline segment accounted for 55% of total EBITDA, while wireless composed 38%, and media provided the remainder.

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