BCE (USA) (BCE) was Downgraded by Citigroup to ” Neutral”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Buy ” on the company shares. Citigroup advised their investors in a research report released on May 26, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, BCE (USA) reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Apr 28, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.83. The company had revenue of $5270.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5322.33 million. The company’s revenue was up .6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.84 EPS.
BCE (USA) opened for trading at $46.55 and hit $46.6 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $46.51, with a gain of 0.48% or 0.22 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 9,50,574 shares. Company has a market cap of $40,400 M.
BCE Inc. is a communications company. The Company provides residential business and wholesale customers with a range of solutions to all their communications needs including wireless high-speed Internet Internet protocol television (IPTV) and satellite TV business Internet protocol (IP) broadband and information and communications technology (ICT) services. The Companys segments include Bell Wireless Bell Wireline and Bell Media. The Company’s Bell Wireless segment provides wireless services that are available to virtually all of the Canadian population. The Bell Wireline segment includes voice and data network; high-speed fiber deployment and bell direct to home (DTH) satellite television service. The Company’s Bell Media segment offers specialty and pay television radio digital media and out-of-home advertising. The Company through Bell media operates approximately 110 radio stations in over 50 markets across Canada.