BCE, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 12, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.5659 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15,
2014. Shareholders who purchased BCE stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
1.76% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $46.29, the dividend yield is 4.89%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BCE was $46.29,
representing a -0.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.70 and
a 19.55% increase over the 52 week low of $38.72.
BCE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Verizon Communications Inc. (
) and China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (
). BCE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.43. Zacks Investment Research reports BCE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.04%, compared to an
industry average of .5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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Interested in gaining exposure to BCE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BCE as a top-10 holding:
- iShares International Preferred Stock ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IPFF with an increase of
5.13% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of BCE at 2.69%.