• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $51.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 37.28%
  • Number of Analysts: 6
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$37.15
▼ -0.15 (-0.40%)

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Analyst Price Target for BCE

Analyst Price Target is $51.00
▲ +37.28% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for BCE in the last 3 months. The average price target is $51.00, with a high forecast of $61.00 and a low forecast of $38.00. The average price target represents a 37.28% upside from the last price of $37.15.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 6 investment analysts is to hold stock in BCE. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
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9/6/2022
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12/5/2022
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3/5/2023
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6/3/2023
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9/1/2023
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11/30/2023
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1/29/2024
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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2/28/2024

Latest Recommendations

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/12/2024BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$40.00 ➝ $38.00Low
2/9/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$58.00 ➝ $54.00Low
2/2/2024TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
1/3/2024TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
10/23/2023Canaccord Genuity GroupUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
10/18/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$62.00 ➝ $59.00Low
9/1/2023TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
8/23/2023National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform Overweight ➝ Outperform OverweightLow
8/7/2023BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$47.00 ➝ $45.00Low
8/4/2023TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
7/21/2023Canaccord Genuity GroupLower TargetHold$63.00 ➝ $61.00Low
4/10/2023ScotiabankDowngradeSector Outperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
2/3/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetC$66.00 ➝ C$64.00Low
2/3/2023TD SecuritiesLower TargetC$65.00 ➝ C$64.00Low
1/23/2023TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
1/12/2023National Bank FinancialDowngradeOutperform Market Weight ➝ Sector Perform Market WeightN/A
1/12/2023CIBCBoost TargetC$62.00 ➝ C$64.00Low
1/9/2023BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$48.00 ➝ $47.00Low
1/3/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetC$68.00 ➝ C$66.00Low
12/20/2022National Bank FinancialLower TargetC$68.00 ➝ C$66.00Low
12/14/2022TD SecuritiesBoost TargetC$64.00 ➝ C$65.00Low
11/4/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetC$63.00 ➝ C$64.00Low
11/4/2022ScotiabankBoost TargetC$65.50 ➝ C$66.75Low
11/4/2022TD SecuritiesBoost TargetC$62.00 ➝ C$64.00Low
11/4/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperformC$75.00 ➝ C$68.00Low
10/13/2022TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
10/11/2022ScotiabankLower TargetC$69.00 ➝ C$65.50Low
10/10/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$51.00 ➝ $48.00Low
9/29/2022National Bank FinancialLower TargetC$71.00 ➝ C$68.00Low
9/6/2022ScotiabankBoost TargetC$68.50 ➝ C$69.00Low
8/5/2022BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$49.00 ➝ $51.00Low
7/22/2022Canaccord Genuity GroupLower TargetC$70.00 ➝ C$66.00Low
7/13/2022BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$48.00 ➝ $49.00Low
6/28/2022ScotiabankInitiated CoverageOutperformLow
5/9/2022DesjardinsBoost TargetC$68.00 ➝ C$70.00Low
5/6/2022Canaccord Genuity GroupLower TargetHold ➝ HoldC$71.00 ➝ C$70.00Low
5/6/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetC$69.00 ➝ C$70.00Low
4/26/2022Canaccord Genuity GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
3/23/2022ArgusBoost Target$54.00 ➝ $60.00Low
3/14/2022Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
2/7/2022DesjardinsBoost TargetC$66.50 ➝ C$68.00Low
2/4/2022National Bank FinancialBoost TargetC$70.00 ➝ C$71.00Low
2/4/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$69.00 ➝ C$70.00Low
2/4/2022CIBCBoost TargetC$65.00 ➝ C$67.00Low
2/4/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetC$65.00 ➝ C$66.00Low
12/8/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingHoldC$60.00Low
11/8/2021DesjardinsBoost TargetHoldC$64.00 ➝ C$66.00Low
11/5/2021CIBCBoost TargetNeutralC$64.00 ➝ C$65.00Low
11/5/2021ScotiabankBoost TargetOutperformC$66.00 ➝ C$68.00Low
11/5/2021TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$70.00 ➝ $67.00High
8/23/2021TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuyC$67.00 ➝ C$70.00Low
8/6/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperformC$61.50 ➝ C$63.50Low
8/6/2021ScotiabankBoost TargetOutperformC$63.00 ➝ C$66.00Low
8/6/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$61.00 ➝ $63.00N/A
8/4/2021TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuyC$63.00 ➝ C$66.00Low
5/19/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$51.00 ➝ $59.00High
5/3/2021DesjardinsBoost TargetHold$61.00 ➝ $62.00Low
5/2/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$57.00Low
4/30/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$59.00 ➝ $60.00Low
4/30/2021TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$62.00 ➝ $64.00Low
4/5/2021TD SecuritiesLower TargetBuy$66.00 ➝ $62.00Low
3/18/2021DesjardinsReiterated RatingHoldLow
3/5/2021Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$55.00 ➝ $58.00Medium
2/5/2021BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$61.50 ➝ $59.50Medium
2/5/2021TD SecuritiesLower TargetBuy$67.00 ➝ $66.00Medium
11/6/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$59.00 ➝ $58.00Low
10/2/2020BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$43.00Low
8/7/2020ScotiabankDowngradeHold$63.00Low
7/29/2020ScotiabankLower TargetOutperform$63.00 ➝ $62.00Medium
5/8/2020CIBCLower TargetNeutral$63.00 ➝ $61.00Low
4/30/2020ScotiabankLower TargetOutperform$64.50 ➝ $63.00Low
4/20/2020UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral$62.00 ➝ $58.00Low
4/8/2020Veritas Investment ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ SellMedium
3/18/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$64.00 ➝ $58.00Low
12/17/2019Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightHigh
9/20/2019National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformLow
9/9/2019BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$65.00Low
8/16/2019ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/2/2019DesjardinsDowngradeHoldLow
8/2/2019BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingAverage$63.00Medium
7/8/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$60.00Medium
6/18/2019TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$44.38Medium
5/5/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingAverage$66.00Low
5/3/2019DesjardinsDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
5/2/2019CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
4/5/2019BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingAverage$62.00Low
3/8/2019ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$48.00Low
(Data available from 2/28/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.55 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 17 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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8/3/2023
  • 18 very positive mentions
  • 32 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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9/2/2023
  • 12 very positive mentions
  • 33 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
10/2/2023
  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 31 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
11/1/2023
  • 8 very positive mentions
  • 22 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
12/1/2023
  • 10 very positive mentions
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  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
12/31/2023
  • 14 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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1/30/2024
  • 25 very positive mentions
  • 34 positive mentions
  • 10 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
2/29/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 25 very positive mentions
  • 34 positive mentions
  • 10 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions

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BCE Inc., a communications company, provides wireless, wireline, Internet, and television (TV) services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in Canada. The company operates through three segments: Bell Wireless, Bell Wireline, and Bell Media. The Bell Wireless segment offers integrated digital wireless voice and data communication products and services, as well as consumer electronics products. The Bell Wireline segment offers data, including Internet access and Internet protocol television (IPTV), local telephone, and long distance services, as well as other communication services and products; and satellite TV service and connectivity services. This segment also buys and sells local telephone, long distance, data, and other services from or to resellers and other carriers. The Bell Media segment provides conventional TV, specialty TV, pay TV, streaming services, digital media services, radio broadcasting services, and out-of-home advertising services. BCE Inc. was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Verdun, Canada.
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Today's Range

Now: $37.15
Low: $37.09
High: $37.32

50 Day Range

MA: $39.46
Low: $37.02
High: $41.67

52 Week Range

Now: $37.15
Low: $36.15
High: $48.38

Volume

1,217,649 shs

Average Volume

2,342,913 shs

Market Capitalization

$33.89 billion

P/E Ratio

21.98

Dividend Yield

7.69%

Beta

0.59

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of BCE?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued reports on BCE in the last year: Barclays PLC, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., National Bank Financial, Scotiabank, StockNews.com, TD Securities, and TheStreet.
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What is the current price target for BCE?

3 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for BCE in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $51.00, suggesting a possible upside of 37.3%. Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting BCE will reach $61.00 in the next twelve months. Barclays PLC has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $38.00 for BCE in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for BCE?

BCE currently has 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in BCE, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact BCE's investor relations team?

BCE's physical mailing address is 1 carrefour Alexander-Graham-Bell Building A 7th Floor, Verdun A8, H3E 3B3. The utilities provider's listed phone number is (888) 932-6666 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for BCE is www.bce.ca. Learn More about contacing BCE investor relations.