BCE Inc. (TSE:BCE) (NYSE:BCE) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 2nd, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.717 per share on Monday, January 15th. This represents a $2.87 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.58%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th.

Shares of BCE (BCE) opened at C$62.58 on Wednesday. BCE has a 52-week low of C$56.95 and a 52-week high of C$63.00.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on BCE shares. Desjardins increased their price objective on shares of BCE from C$65.00 to C$66.00 in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. J P Morgan Chase & Co increased their target price on shares of BCE from C$65.00 to C$68.00 in a research report on Monday, November 6th. National Bank Financial increased their target price on shares of BCE from C$61.00 to C$64.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Barclays increased their target price on shares of BCE from C$64.00 to C$65.00 in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada increased their target price on shares of BCE from C$61.00 to C$62.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. BCE currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of C$63.08.

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About BCE

BCE Inc is a communications company. The Company’s segments include Bell Wireless, Bell Wireline and Bell Media. Its Bell Wireless segment provides wireless voice and data communications products and services to its residential, small and medium-sized business and large enterprise customers across Canada.

Dividend History for BCE (TSE:BCE)

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