BCE's Series T Preferred Shares Cross 6% Yield Mark

In trading on Friday, shares of BCE Inc's Series T Preferred Shares (TSX: BCE-PRT.TO) were yielding above the 6% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $0.7548), with shares changing hands as low as $12.37 on the day. As of last close, BCE.PRT was trading at a 49.40% 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.PRT shares, versus BCE:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for BCE.PRT, showing historical dividend payments on BCE Inc's Series T Preferred Shares:


In Friday trading, BCE Inc's Series T Preferred Shares (TSX: BCE-PRT.TO) is currently off about 2.1% on the day, while the common shares (TSX: BCE.TO) are off about 0.1%.

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