4. As of noon trading, BCE ( BCE) is down $0.39 (-0.8%) to $46.46 on average volume Thus far, 297,289 shares of BCE exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 731,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $46.12-$46.55 after having opened the day at $46.24 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.85. BCE Inc. provides communications solutions to residential, business, and wholesale customers primarily in Canada. BCE has a market cap of $36.5 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 9.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. TheStreet Ratings rates BCE as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full BCE Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.