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BCE's Series AI Preferred Shares Yield Pushes Past 5%

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In trading on Friday, shares of BCE Inc's Series AI Preferred Shares (TSX: BCE-PRI.TO ) were yielding above the 5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $0.6875), with shares changing hands as low as $13.74 on the day. As of last close, BCE.PRI was trading at a 44.40% discount to its liquidation preference amount. It should be noted that the preferred shares are convertible .

The chart below shows the one year performance of BCE.PRI shares, versus BCE:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for BCE.PRI, showing historical dividend payments on BCE Inc's Series AI Preferred Shares:

BCE.PRI+Dividend+History+Chart

In Friday trading, BCE Inc's Series AI Preferred Shares (TSX: BCE-PRI.TO ) is currently up about 0.7% on the day, while the common shares (TSX: BCE.TO ) are off about 0.6%.

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