Company Information

  

Address: 1 CARREFOUR ALEXANDER-GRAHAM-BELL  
City: VERDUN 
State:  
Zip Code: H3E 3B3 
Telephone: 514-786-3891 

Description of Business

Primary SIC Code: 4813
(As filed with the SEC)  

BCE is Canada's largest communications company. We are a comprehensive provider of wireline voice and wireless communications services, Internet access, data services and video services to residential, business and wholesale customers. In 2009, we reported the results of our operations in three segments: Bell Wireline, Bell Wireless and Bell Aliant. Bell, which encompasses our core operations, is the largest local exchange carrier in Ontario and Québec, and is comprised of our Bell Wireline and Bell Wireless segments. We also own a 44.1% interest in, and control, Bell Aliant, the incumbent carrier in Canada's Atlantic Provinces and in rural and regional areas of Ontario and Québec.  ... More ...  

Per Share Overview

Date 12-mos Rolling EPS Dividend P/E Ratio
09/20172.590.57518.08
03/20172.430.53918.22
12/20162.480.52017.44
06/20162.440.52819.39
12/20152.140.44818.05
09/20152.280.50617.96
06/20152.350.50318.28
03/20152.220.52819.08

Key Financial Ratios and Statistics

FYE: 12/31

Profitability 2016 Leverage 2016
Net Inc/Comm Equity0.16Total Liab/Total Assets0.65
Net Inc/Total Assets0.06Total Liab/Inv Cap0.93
Net Inc/Inv Cap0.09Total Liab/Comm Equity1.67
Pretax Inc/Net Sales0.19Interest Coverage Ratio5.73
Net Inc/Net Sales0.14Curr Debt/Equity0.28
Cash Flow/Net Sales0.31LTD/Equity0.94
SG&A/NetSales0.01Total Debt/Equity1.22
Asset Utilization   Liquidity  
Net Receivables Turnover7.38Quick Ratio0.44
Inventory Turnover32.14Current Ratio0.48
Inventory Day Sales0.09Net Rec/Curr Assets0.61
Net Sales/Work Cap-4.13Inv/Curr Assets0.08
Net Sales/PP&E0.97  

Income Statement (Millions)

  12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2014 12/31/2013
Total Revenues(Net Sales) 16,196.00 15,488.00 18,167.00 19,200.00
Cost of Goods Sold 9,642.00 9,332.00 10,998.00 11,587.00
Selling & Admin Exps 101.00 321.00 186.00 382.00
Operating Income 3,837.00 3,373.00 4,002.00 4,050.00
Interest Exp 662.00 654.00 802.00 876.00
Pretax Income 3,130.00 2,630.00 3,149.00 3,027.00
Other Income -44.00 -88.00 -51.00 -147.00
Net Income Bef Extraordinary ... NA NA NA NA
Net Income 2,302.00 1,965.00 2,347.00 2,248.00

Balance Sheet (Millions)

Assets 12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2014 12/31/2013
Cash & Short Term Investments 636.00 441.00 489.00 315.00
Receivables - Total 2,221.00 2,166.00 2,650.00 2,864.00
Inventories - Total 301.00 299.00 288.00 360.00
Total Current Assets 3,620.00 3,461.00 3,927.00 4,772.00
Net Property, Plant & Equipment 16,663.00 15,571.00 18,413.00 19,523.00
Total Assets 37,365.00 34,550.00 39,972.00 42,714.00
Liabilities        
Accounts Payable 3,893.00 3,669.00 4,615.00 5,006.00
Debt in Current Liabilities 3,644.00 3,524.00 3,232.00 2,420.00
Total Current Liabilities 7,537.00 7,193.00 7,847.00 7,426.00
Long-Term Debt 12,357.00 11,079.00 14,120.00 15,380.00
Total Liabilities 24,285.00 22,295.00 27,068.00 28,586.00
Stockholder's Equity        
Minority Interest 234.00 220.00 253.00 1,166.00
Preferred Stock 2,986.00 2,882.00 3,457.00 3,195.00
Common Stock 13,698.00 13,030.00 14,433.00 12,827.00
Retained Earnings -4,504.00 -4,571.00 -6,055.00 -4,369.00
Treasury Stock NA NA NA NA
Total Stockholders' Equity 13,079.00 12,255.00 12,904.00 14,128.00
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity 37,364.00 34,550.00 39,972.00 42,714.00

Cash Flow Summary (Millions)

Categories 12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2014 12/31/2013
Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities 4,954.00 4,517.00 5,388.00 6,095.00
Net Cash Provided by Investing Activities -3,418.00 -2,962.00 -3,082.00 -6,024.00
Net Cash Provided by Financing Activities -1,356.00 -1,521.00 -2,107.00 123.00

Annual Summary Data (Millions)

Year Sales Net Income EPS
12/201220,064.002,888.003.42
12/201319,200.002,248.002.39
12/201418,167.002,347.002.56
12/201515,488.001,965.002.14
12/201616,196.002,302.002.48
Growth Rates-5.21-5.51-7.72

Stock Ownership

Type Date(Q,M) No. Owners Shares Held (000s) % Own
Institutional09/30/17493404,84544.96




Report Date : 12/4/2017

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