BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) on Watch List

[PRNewswire] BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE)(TREND ANALYSIS) announced the filing of its 2014 annual report on Form 40-F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

BCE’s Form 40-F, which includes its audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2014, is available on BCE’s website at BCE.ca in the Investors section and on the SEC’s website at sec.gov.

Holders of BCE securities may receive a free printed copy of BCE’s audited financial statements by contacting BCE Investor Relations at 1 800 339-6353, by e-mail at *protected email* or in writing to 1 Carrefour Alexander-Graham-Bell, Building A, 8th Floor, Verdun, Québec, Canada H3E 3B3.

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The company is currently valued at $35.45 billion and closed the last trading session at $42.17. The stock has 50-day moving average of $44.74 and a 200-day moving average of $44.87.

BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) is currently trading 12.64% below its 52-week-high, 2.85% above its 52-week-low and in the range of $41.11-$47.08 over the past month. The 1-year range for the stock is $41-$48.27. The company’s share price has underperformed the S&P 500 year to date by -10.19%.

BCE Inc. (BCE) current short interest stands at 12,303,805 shares. It has decreased by -4% from the same period of last month. Around 1.5% of the company’s shares, which are float, are short sold. With a 30-days average daily volume of 1,434,878 shares, the number of days required to cover the short positions stand at 10.9 days.

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There are currently twenty-three analysts that we track that cover BCE. Of those twenty-three, eight have a buy rating, eleven have a hold rating, and four have a sell rating. On a consensus basis this yields to a Buy. The overall consensus target price stands at $45.24 which represents an upside of 7.27% from the last closing price of $42.17.

Recently, several research firms updated their ratings on the stock. Indeed, in the last five days, an average price target of $45.58 has been given to the stock, which represents an upside of 8.08% from the last closing price.

Indeed, BMO Capital Markets reiterated their outperform stance on March 20th, with a target price of $46.58, which represents an upside of 10.46% from the last closing price. Another research firm, Canaccord Genuity Corp, maintained their hold stance on the same day, with a target price of $46.19, which translates into an upside of 9.53%. Finally, Desjardins Securities reiterated their buy stance on March 13th, with a target price of $47.71.

Company Profile

BCE Inc., provides a full range of communication services to residential and business customers in Canada. The Company’s services includes local, long distance and wireless phone services, high speed and wireless Internet access, IP-broadband services, value-added business solutions and direct-to-home satellite and VDSL television services.

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