• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: C$53.81
  • Forecasted Upside: 21.65%
  • Number of Analysts: 10
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 8 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
C$44.23
▼ -0.61 (-1.36%)

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Analyst Price Target for BCE

Analyst Price Target is C$53.81
▲ +21.65% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 10 analysts offering 12 month price targets for BCE in the last 3 months. The average price target is C$53.81, with a high forecast of C$68.00 and a low forecast of C$46.00. The average price target represents a 21.65% upside from the last price of C$44.23.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 10 contributing 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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10/22/2022
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1/20/2023
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4/20/2023
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7/19/2023
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10/17/2023
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1/15/2024
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3/15/2024
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4/14/2024

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/10/2024Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector PerformC$57.00 ➝ C$54.00
4/9/2024BarclaysLower TargetC$52.00 ➝ C$48.00
4/4/2024CIBCLower TargetC$54.00 ➝ C$52.00
4/3/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetC$54.00 ➝ C$47.00
4/2/2024BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformC$54.00 ➝ C$46.00
3/25/2024National BanksharesLower TargetOutperformC$55.00 ➝ C$53.00
2/12/2024BarclaysLower TargetC$55.00 ➝ C$52.00
2/9/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutralC$58.00 ➝ C$54.00
2/9/2024DesjardinsLower TargetHoldC$58.00 ➝ C$55.00
2/9/2024ScotiabankLower TargetSector PerformC$57.25 ➝ C$55.50
2/9/2024CIBCLower TargetNeutralC$56.00 ➝ C$54.00
2/9/2024BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperformC$60.00 ➝ C$54.00
2/9/2024Canaccord Genuity GroupLower TargetBuyC$57.00 ➝ C$55.00
2/9/2024National BanksharesLower TargetOutperformC$58.00 ➝ C$55.00
2/9/2024Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector PerformC$59.00 ➝ C$57.00
2/9/2024TD SecuritiesLower TargetHoldC$55.00 ➝ C$51.00
2/2/2024TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldC$57.00 ➝ C$55.00
1/26/2024DesjardinsBoost TargetHoldC$57.50 ➝ C$58.00
1/9/2024Canaccord Genuity GroupBoost TargetBuyC$55.00 ➝ C$57.00
1/4/2024ScotiabankSet TargetSector PerformC$57.25
1/3/2024TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyC$56.00 ➝ C$57.00
12/18/2023CIBCBoost TargetNeutralC$55.00 ➝ C$56.00
12/11/2023TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHoldC$54.00 ➝ C$56.00
12/11/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$58.00 ➝ C$60.00
12/8/2023National BanksharesBoost TargetOutperformC$56.00 ➝ C$58.00
12/6/2023DesjardinsBoost TargetHoldC$57.00 ➝ C$57.50
11/16/2023BarclaysLower TargetEqual WeightC$60.00 ➝ C$55.00
11/6/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetEqual WeightC$59.00 ➝ C$58.00
11/3/2023TD SecuritiesLower TargetHoldC$56.00 ➝ C$55.00
11/3/2023Canaccord Genuity GroupBoost TargetBuyC$54.00 ➝ C$55.00
11/3/2023CIBCLower TargetNeutralC$56.00 ➝ C$55.00
11/3/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperformC$60.00 ➝ C$58.00
10/26/2023National BanksharesLower TargetOutperformC$60.00 ➝ C$56.00
10/24/2023Canaccord Genuity GroupUpgradeHold ➝ BuyC$56.00 ➝ C$54.00
10/23/2023ScotiabankLower TargetSector PerformC$61.00 ➝ C$57.25
10/20/2023CIBCLower TargetNeutralC$62.00 ➝ C$56.00
10/18/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutralC$62.00 ➝ C$59.00
10/18/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector PerformC$63.00 ➝ C$59.00
10/13/2023DesjardinsLower TargetHoldC$60.00 ➝ C$56.00
10/10/2023UBS GroupLower TargetC$65.00 ➝ C$55.00
9/1/2023TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldC$61.00 ➝ C$58.00
8/24/2023National BanksharesUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformC$60.00
8/23/2023National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform Overweight ➝ Outperform Overweight
8/4/2023DesjardinsLower TargetC$62.00 ➝ C$60.00
8/4/2023CIBCLower TargetC$64.00 ➝ C$62.00
8/4/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetC$67.00 ➝ C$60.00
8/4/2023National Bank FinancialLower TargetC$62.00 ➝ C$60.00
8/4/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector PerformC$64.00 ➝ C$63.00
8/4/2023TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyC$63.00 ➝ C$61.00
8/4/2023ScotiabankLower TargetC$63.00 ➝ C$61.00
7/21/2023Canaccord Genuity GroupLower TargetHoldC$63.00 ➝ C$61.00
6/26/2023National Bank FinancialLower TargetC$63.00 ➝ C$62.00
6/26/2023National BanksharesLower TargetSector PerformC$63.00 ➝ C$62.00
5/5/2023TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHoldC$64.00 ➝ C$65.00
5/5/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$64.00 ➝ C$67.00
5/5/2023CormarkLower TargetC$69.00 ➝ C$68.00
2/3/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetC$66.00 ➝ C$64.00
2/3/2023CormarkBoost TargetC$67.00 ➝ C$69.00
2/3/2023ScotiabankLower TargetC$66.75 ➝ C$66.00
2/3/2023TD SecuritiesLower TargetHoldC$65.00 ➝ C$64.00
1/23/2023TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldC$65.00
1/11/2023National Bank FinancialDowngradeOutperform Market Weight ➝ Sector Perform Market Weight
1/9/2023BarclaysLower TargetC$66.00 ➝ C$64.00
1/3/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetC$68.00 ➝ C$66.00
1/3/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetC$70.00 ➝ C$64.00
12/21/2022National BanksharesLower TargetOutperformC$68.00 ➝ C$66.00
12/15/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual WeightC$68.00
11/4/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector PerformC$63.00 ➝ C$64.00
11/4/2022TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuyC$62.00 ➝ C$64.00
11/4/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetC$75.00 ➝ C$68.00
11/4/2022ScotiabankBoost TargetC$65.50 ➝ C$66.75
10/26/2022CIBCLower TargetC$68.00 ➝ C$62.00
10/20/2022Canaccord Genuity GroupLower TargetC$67.00 ➝ C$63.00
10/13/2022TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyC$66.00 ➝ C$62.00
10/11/2022ScotiabankLower TargetC$69.00 ➝ C$65.50
9/29/2022National BanksharesLower TargetOutperformC$71.00 ➝ C$68.00
9/6/2022ScotiabankBoost TargetC$68.50 ➝ C$69.00
8/5/2022TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHoldC$65.00 ➝ C$67.00
8/5/2022BarclaysBoost TargetC$63.00 ➝ C$66.00
8/5/2022CormarkLower TargetC$72.00 ➝ C$67.00
8/5/2022ScotiabankBoost TargetC$68.00 ➝ C$68.50
7/14/2022BarclaysBoost TargetC$61.00 ➝ C$63.00
7/13/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual WeightC$61.00 ➝ C$49.00
7/12/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetC$70.00 ➝ C$68.00
6/28/2022ScotiabankInitiated CoverageBuyC$68.00
5/6/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector PerformC$69.00 ➝ C$70.00
5/6/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetC$68.00 ➝ C$70.00
5/6/2022UBS GroupBoost TargetNAC$63.00 ➝ C$69.00
4/26/2022Canaccord Genuity GroupDowngradeHoldC$71.00
4/20/2022UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralC$63.00
4/20/2022CormarkBoost TargetSector PerformC$67.00 ➝ C$72.00
4/11/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetC$66.00 ➝ C$69.00
3/14/2022Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral
2/7/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutralC$66.00 ➝ C$68.00
2/4/2022National BanksharesBoost TargetOutperformC$70.00 ➝ C$71.00
2/4/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector PerformC$65.00 ➝ C$66.00
2/4/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$69.00 ➝ C$70.00
2/4/2022CIBCBoost TargetNeutralC$65.00 ➝ C$67.00
1/11/2022Canaccord Genuity GroupBoost TargetC$69.00 ➝ C$70.00
11/5/2021DesjardinsBoost TargetHoldC$64.00 ➝ C$66.00
11/5/2021CIBCBoost TargetNeutralC$64.00 ➝ C$65.00
11/5/2021ScotiabankBoost TargetC$66.00 ➝ C$68.00
11/5/2021UBS GroupBoost TargetNAC$58.00 ➝ C$63.00
11/5/2021TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldC$70.00 ➝ C$67.00
9/14/2021BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform
9/13/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetNAC$63.50 ➝ C$69.00
9/10/2021National Bank FinancialBoost TargetOutperformC$70.00
9/10/2021National BanksharesBoost TargetOutperformC$66.00 ➝ C$70.00
8/23/2021TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuyC$67.00 ➝ C$70.00
8/6/2021National Bank FinancialBoost TargetOutperformC$64.00 ➝ C$66.00
8/6/2021National BanksharesBoost TargetOutperformC$64.00 ➝ C$66.00
8/6/2021CIBCBoost TargetC$61.00 ➝ C$64.00
8/6/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector PerformC$61.00 ➝ C$66.00
8/6/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutralC$60.00 ➝ C$66.00
8/4/2021TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuyC$63.00 ➝ C$66.00
7/14/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetNAC$60.00 ➝ C$61.00
5/31/2021CIBCReiterated RatingNeutralC$61.00
5/27/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetNAC$59.50 ➝ C$61.50
5/3/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector PerformC$59.00 ➝ C$60.00
4/30/2021TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuyC$62.00 ➝ C$64.00
4/27/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperformC$58.00 ➝ C$59.00
4/5/2021TD SecuritiesLower TargetBuyC$66.00 ➝ C$62.00
3/18/2021DesjardinsReiterated RatingHold
3/5/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight ➝ Equal WeightC$55.00 ➝ C$58.00
2/5/2021BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetC$61.50 ➝ C$59.50
2/5/2021TD SecuritiesLower TargetBuyC$67.00 ➝ C$66.00
1/25/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetC$61.00 ➝ C$60.00
11/6/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector PerformC$59.00 ➝ C$58.00
10/2/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightC$56.00
8/7/2020National Bank FinancialBoost TargetOutperformC$62.50 ➝ C$64.00
8/7/2020ScotiabankDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldC$62.00 ➝ C$63.00
5/8/2020CIBCLower TargetC$63.00 ➝ C$61.00
4/30/2020ScotiabankLower TargetC$64.50 ➝ C$63.00
4/20/2020UBS GroupLower TargetC$62.00 ➝ C$58.00
4/3/2020National Bank FinancialLower TargetOutperformC$68.00 ➝ C$62.50
3/31/2020ScotiabankLower TargetC$67.00 ➝ C$64.50
3/18/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetC$64.00 ➝ C$58.00
2/7/2020National Bank FinancialBoost TargetOutperformC$67.00 ➝ C$68.00
2/7/2020CIBCBoost TargetC$62.00 ➝ C$63.00
2/7/2020CormarkBoost TargetC$61.00 ➝ C$64.00
2/7/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetC$59.00 ➝ C$62.00
2/7/2020ScotiabankBoost TargetC$66.00 ➝ C$67.00
2/7/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetC$63.00 ➝ C$65.00
2/7/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector PerformC$63.00 ➝ C$64.00
2/5/2020TD SecuritiesBoost TargetC$65.00 ➝ C$69.00
11/8/2019CIBCBoost TargetC$60.00 ➝ C$62.00
11/1/2019CitigroupBoost TargetC$60.00 ➝ C$62.00
10/2/2019TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuyC$65.00 ➝ C$66.00
9/20/2019National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformC$60.00 ➝ C$67.00
9/9/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$63.00 ➝ C$65.00
8/20/2019TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuyC$64.00 ➝ C$65.00
8/2/2019TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuyC$63.00 ➝ C$64.00
8/2/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$62.00 ➝ C$63.00
8/2/2019CIBCBoost TargetC$59.00 ➝ C$60.00
8/2/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetC$61.00 ➝ C$62.00
7/8/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralC$63.00 ➝ C$60.00
7/4/2019National Bank FinancialBoost TargetSector PerformC$58.00 ➝ C$60.00
6/18/2019TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyC$63.00
5/3/2019CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralC$60.00
5/3/2019CIBCBoost TargetC$58.00 ➝ C$59.00
5/3/2019DesjardinsDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldC$66.00 ➝ C$65.00
(Data available from 4/14/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

-0.05 (Hold)

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).

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9/17/2023
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10/17/2023
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11/16/2023
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12/16/2023
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1/15/2024
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2/14/2024
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3/15/2024
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  • 4 very positive 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 two segments, Bell Communication and Technology Services, and Bell Media. The Bell Communication and Technology Services segment provides wireless products and services including mobile data and voice plans and devices; wireline products and services comprising data, including internet access, internet protocol television, cloud-based services, and business solutions, as well as voice, and other communication services and products; and satellite TV and connectivity services for residential, small and medium-sized business, government, and large enterprise customers. This segment also buys and sells local telephone, long distance, and data and other services from or to resellers and other carriers; and operates consumer electronics retail stores. 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: C$44.23
Low: C$44.12
High: C$45.13

50 Day Range

MA: C$48.29
Low: C$44.23
High: C$53.46

52 Week Range

Now: C$44.23
Low: C$43.96
High: C$65.66

Volume

3,157,258 shs

Average Volume

2,991,467 shs

Market Capitalization

C$40.35 billion

P/E Ratio

19.40

Dividend Yield

9.02%

Beta

0.44

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of BCE?

The following equities research analysts have issued reports on BCE in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., CIBC, Cormark, Desjardins, JPMorgan Chase & Co., National Bank Financial, National Bankshares, Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, TD Securities, and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for BCE?

13 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for BCE in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is C$53.81, suggesting a possible upside of 21.7%. Cormark has the highest price target set, predicting BCE will reach C$68.00 in the next twelve months. BMO Capital Markets has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of C$46.00 for BCE in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for BCE?

BCE currently has 8 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings 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 Tour A-7, 1 Carref Alexander-Graham-Bell, VERDUN, QC H3E 3B3, Canada. The company's listed phone number is +1-514-7868424. The official website for BCE is www.bce.ca. Learn More about contacing BCE investor relations.