|Bid||72.50 x 0|
|Ask||72.84 x 0|
|Day's Range||72.36 - 72.92|
|52 Week Range||55.63 - 73.65|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.31|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||18.19|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.00 (2.75%)|
|1y Target Est||75.50|
Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B)(NYSE:RCI) and BCE Inc. (TSX:BCE)(NYSE:BCE) go head to head on their vital stats.
Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B)(NYSE:RCI) is diverting cash away from dividends to pay down its debt burden. This leaves investors with a lower dividend yield and less capital for future investments.
The Montreal-based telecommunication company’s C$500 million ($376 million) of 4.45 percent bonds maturing in 2047 have gained 6.4 cents to 100.8 Canadian dollars in 2019, pushing returns to 7.7 percent so far this year. "There’s a flight to higher quality names and BCE has been pretty much the most consistent name in the sector," BMO analyst Joanne Chen said from Toronto.
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Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B)(NYSE:RCI) and BCE Inc. (TSX:BCE)(NYSE:BCE) are two top telecom stocks offering appealing returns. Let's find out which one is a better buy.
Today, Rogers announced improved wireless service in four locations in Alberta including Belgravia in Edmonton, Strathcona Athletic Park, as well as several areas in Lethbridge including Willowbrook and Fleetwood. Now, Rogers and Fido customers in these residential and commercial areas will have a faster, more reliable and consistent wireless experience than ever before.
MONTRÉAL, Feb. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Rogers announced that it is improving wireless service in seven cities in Quebec, including Gatineau, Boischatel, Québec City, Montréal, St-Eustache, Blainville and Terrebonne. Rogers and Fido customers in these areas will have a faster, more reliable and consistent wireless experience than ever before.
Today, Rogers announced that it is improving wireless service in parts of Nova Scotia including on Joseph Howe Drive in Halifax, Damascus Road in Bedford and on Highway 101 between Annapolis and Bridgetown. “Our customers want high quality wireless access wherever they are, whether it’s working on the go while commuting, travelling to visit family and friends, or even just using their device in their own backyard,” said Troy Harnish, Interim President of Atlantic, Rogers Communications.
Today, Rogers announced it has improved wireless service in parts of New Brunswick including in downtown Moncton, on Highway 2 off Elmwood Drive, as well as on Highway 2 between Hanwell and Mazerolle Settlement, just outside of Fredericton. “Our customers want high quality wireless access wherever they are, whether it’s working on the go downtown, travelling on the highway, meeting friends at local restaurants, or even just using their device in their own backyard,” said Troy Harnish, Interim President of Atlantic, Rogers Communications.
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Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B)(NYSE:RCI) maintains its leadership position in cable and wireless, as management steps up capital investment in response to an intensifying competitive environment. For investors, it is still an an attractive dividend stock.
Rogers Communications Inc. raised its dividend for the first time since 2015 on Thursday as it reported a better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit, but CEO Joe Natale told analysts that it may be awhile before the payout goes up further.
Rogers Communications announced today that it directly contributed $14 billion in economic value to the Canadian economy in 2018. “Investment in our country’s infrastructure is essential to our nation’s competitive advantage on the world stage,” said Joe Natale, President and Chief Executive Officer. Rogers devoted billions to bring Canadians world-class networks and communications services in 2018.
One of Canada's Big Three telecoms, Rogers has been spending heavily on customer service and wireless networks to win in the country's fast-growing mobile market where aggressive discounts and promotions are common baits for attracting customers. On average, Rogers' wireless customers paid C$55.91 a month for its services, up from C$54.95 a year ago. Last week, smaller rival Shaw Communications reported a profit beat, also driven by monthly postpaid customers additions.
April 1, 2019 Payment Date Following March 12, 2019 Record Date Board Increases Annualized Dividend 4.2% to $2.00 per Share Effective Immediately TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2019.
Delivered solid fourth quarter results; grew revenue and adjusted EBITDA by 6% Grew Wireless revenue by 8% and adjusted EBITDA by 7%Delivered Q4 Wireless postpaid net additions.
Today Rogers announced improved wireless service in Sproat Lake near Port Alberni on Vancouver Island. Now, Rogers and Fido customers in this busy community will have a faster, more reliable and consistent wireless experience than ever before. Rogers worked with the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District and local political leaders to build the new cellular tower, which will benefit residents, businesses & local emergency responders. “Whether it’s to contact emergency services should the need arise, or to keep in touch with friends and family while at Sproat Lake, we know how important it is to provide our customers with high quality wireless access,” said Rick Sellers, President, British Columbia at Rogers Communications.
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