BCE (USA) (BCE) : Aviance Capital Management scooped up 211,909 additional shares in BCE (USA) during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 26, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 596,489 shares of BCE (USA) which is valued at $28,303,403.BCE (USA) makes up approximately 0.84% of Aviance Capital Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Candriam Luxembourg S.c.a. boosted its stake in BCE in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,569 additional shares and now holds a total of 77,744 shares of BCE (USA) which is valued at $3,688,953. BCE (USA) makes up approx 0.09% of Candriam Luxembourg S.c.a.’s portfolio. Sanders Morris Harris sold out all of its stake in BCE during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 65,375 shares of BCE which is valued $3,102,044.Meritage Portfolio Management reduced its stake in BCE by selling 6,295 shares or 4.19% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 143,910 shares of BCE which is valued at $6,906,241. BCE (USA) makes up approx 0.75% of Meritage Portfolio Management’s portfolio. Concorde Asset Management added BCE to its portfolio by purchasing 6,480 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $310,975. BCE (USA) makes up approx 0.30% of Concorde Asset Management’s portfolio. Laurel Wealth Advisors added BCE to its portfolio by purchasing 41,818 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $1,963,355. BCE (USA) makes up approx 0.96% of Laurel Wealth Advisors’s portfolio.
BCE (USA) opened for trading at $47.76 and hit $48.19 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $47.89, with a gain of 0.74% or 0.35 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 8,27,145 shares. Company has a market cap of $41,598 M.
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.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on BCE (USA). BCE (USA) was Downgraded by Citigroup to ” Neutral” on May 26, 2016.
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.