BCE, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 12, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.5476 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BCE stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an -2.87% decrease from the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $43.99, the dividend yield is 4.98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BCE was $43.99,
representing a -8.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.06 and
a 13.61% increase over the 52 week low of $38.72.
BCE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (
) and Vodafone Group Plc (
). BCE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.77. Zacks Investment Research reports BCE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -10.57%, compared to an
industry average of .3%.
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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:
- PowerShares MENA Frontier Countries Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PMNA with an increase of
8.63% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of BCE at 2.46%.