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BCE Inc. Stock Symbol: BCE-T

Last Price Recorded: $59.1500 on 2017-08-17

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Date Signal Expert Opinion Price
2017-08-15 BUY Kash Pashootan

Boring, but boring is good. When building a portfolio, this is a name that is difficult to ignore. The steady Eddie of a portfolio giving you a 4.5%-4.7% dividend yield. If you get a 4%-5% share price appreciation, it has done its job. In the last couple of years, it has done better than that, but recently all the telcos have pulled back.


Price:
$59.390
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN DIVIDEND & PORTFOLIO CONSTRUCTION
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
2017-08-11 BUY on WEAKNESS David Cockfield

He considers this as a core stock, 3%-4% and you might get up to 5%. Throws off a very predictable dividend. This is definitely a Buy under $57, and even under $58 you could pick away at it. You are buying this for the dividend. Dividend yield of 5%.


Price:
$58.600
Subject:
CANADIAN & ETF's
Bias:
CAUTIOUS
Owned:
Yes
2017-08-08 BUY Lyle Stein

He owns this for the dividend and that the dividend has seen growth and will continue to see growth. An interest sensitive name, so there has been a little bit of weakness lately. This is bread-and-butter in any core investment portfolio in Canada. Its wireless business continues to show growth. The wire line is slowing down, but it is a cash generator.


Price:
$59.320
Subject:
CANADIAN
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Yes
2017-08-02 HOLD Andy Nasr

Switch out of Bell Canada (BCE-T) to Pembina Pipeline (PPL-T)? An interesting comparison. He wouldn’t make the switch. They are very different risk profiles. This is a very stable business and you can rely on the dividend and not have to worry about it. Yield of about 4.8%.


Price:
$59.410
Subject:
REITS, GLOBAL & MACRO STRATEGY
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
2017-07-31 COMMENT Brooke Thackray

The real seasonal period for telecoms is in September. The chart shows it is still in an uptrend, and paying a dividend of almost 5%. If we don’t break the trend, this is still a good stock to be in.


Price:
$58.520
Subject:
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS & SEASONAL INVESTING
Bias:
CAUTIOUS
Owned:
Unknown
2017-07-26 PAST TOP PICK David Cockfield

(A Top Pick July 8/16. Down 0.23%.) If this gets down into the $57, it is definitely a Buy. This is for the dividends.


Price:
$58.290
Subject:
CANADIAN & ETF's
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Yes
2017-07-25 COMMENT John O'Connell, CFA

This has held in pretty well as all good dividends paying stocks did. The big issue with big telcos in general is that half their earnings, interest, tax and appreciation comes from their wire line business. That business is dying slowly. Their offset to that has been acquisitions, boosting their dividend greater than their earnings through tax strategies, their mobile strategy and their forays into advertising and sports content. This is just above investment grade and he would not call it a safe dividend stock.


Price:
$58.170
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
2017-07-24 PAST TOP PICK Keith Richards

(A Top Pick June 12/17. Down 2.8%.) He owns this because it is a low beta stock. Also, telecoms can do okay, particularly in the latter part of the summer. There is very little danger and it pays a very good dividend.


Price:
$58.200
Subject:
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Bias:
CAUTIOUS
Owned:
Yes
2017-07-24 WATCH Don Vialoux

It takes time for companies to merge operations after an acquisition.  Typically BCE-T does well this time of year, but not this year.  It seems to be forming a bit of a base here, but wait for it to move more above that base.  There is no compelling reason to get excited right now.


Price:
$58.200
Subject:
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS & SEASONAL INVESTING
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
2017-07-21 COMMENT Michael Sprung

Sell Rogers (RCI.B-T) and buy Bell (BCE-T)?A really interesting question, particularly with the 1st salvo we’ve had from the trade negotiations were the US has said that they want to have greater access to our telecommunications industry. In that case, he’s not sure you want to own any of these. His preference would be with this one, but only because it is dominant within the wireless industry. Also feels it would be a little more secure in the longer-term.


Price:
$58.530
Subject:
CANADIAN LARGE
Bias:
CAUTIOUS
Owned:
Unknown
2017-07-20 PAST TOP PICK Hap (Robert) Sneddon FCSI

(A Top Pick May 26/16. Up 2.52%.) Sort of lost its oomph for him after he had held it for quite a few years. Sold his holdings at around $60. Telcos tend to be on the defensive side of things, but if a good price came up, he would look at this again.


Price:
$58.700
Subject:
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Bias:
BULLISH
Owned:
No
2017-07-17 COMMENT Richard Croft

You recommended using Covered Calls as a Top Pick on June 15/17. What strike price specifically? There were 2 reasons for that recommendation. Had thought BCE had sold off quite a bit with a dividend yield in excess of 5%. Doesn’t think there is a lot of downside in it, and would look at writing a longer-term Call Option. He was looking at it as an income generating strategy. You want to think of the premium from the Call Option as a 5th dividend that you are receiving. At the current price of $58.25, he would go for a $60 Call Option, which gives you a little upside, and you are collecting a dividend in excess of 5%. The stock is not volatile. If able to sell a $60 Call and go out 6 to 8 months, you will probably get the equivalent of a dividend payment.


Price:
$58.250
Subject:
OPTION STRATEGIES & E.T.F.S
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
2017-07-04 COMMENT Bruce Campbell (1)

This doesn’t have much growth, but has a 5%-ish dividend, so your return is going to be mostly the dividend plus a little bit of capital appreciation. If interest rates go up a lot, this is the kind of stock that will be in a bit of trouble, because the low growth can’t offset where the dividend yield would have to go.


Price:
$58.350
Subject:
CANADIAN LARGE
Bias:
OPTIMISTIC
Owned:
No
2017-06-29 COMMENT Stan Wong

Telecom is more of a defensive space and a dividend payer, so he has no names in this space. However, this is a great name for someone who is looking for income and a very, very stable and reliable income. Dividend yield of about 4.9%. Shares are trading at just over 9X Enterprise Value over EBITDA, which is about average over the last 10 years.


Price:
$58.600
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE & ETFs
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
No
2017-06-27 BUY on WEAKNESS Ryan Bushell

This space generally has been pretty positive. If this got down a little lower, moving the yield to over 5%, it would look like pretty good value. 4.8% dividend yield.


Price:
$58.960
Subject:
CANADIAN DIVIDEND
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
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