Owners of BCE (NYSE: BCE) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 58 cents per share. At a price of $44.58 as of 4:00 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.2%. The average volume for BCE has been 705,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. BCE has a market cap of $34.4 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. Shares are up 3.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. BCE Inc. provides communications solutions to residential, business, and wholesale customers primarily in Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.99. TheStreet Ratings rates BCE as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, 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. You can view the full BCE Ratings Report now.