Owners of BCE (NYSE: BCE) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 59 cents per share. At a price of $46.04 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.1%. The average volume for BCE has been 870,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. BCE has a market cap of $35.4 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. Shares are up 7.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. BCE Inc. provides wire line, wireless, Internet, and television (TV) services to residential, business, and wholesale customers primarily in Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.27. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate BCE a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates BCE as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full BCE Ratings Report now.