Shares and dividends

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Stock price history (CA $)

*Stock price history is only available for BCE common shares trading on the S&P/TSX

Historical data: 1949-2019 monthly average share price

Splits/Other events

BCE's common shares have split three times. In addition, two important events had an impact on the BCE common shares

Splits/Events Date Type
SplitOctober 1, 19484 for 1
SplitApril 26, 1979 3 for 1
Split1May 15, 1997 2 for 1
Nortel distribution2 May 1, 2000 1.570386
Bell Aliant distribution2-3July 10, 20060.0725

Notes:

1Closing price before / after $68.05 / $34.55
2Per BCE common share / see the tax impact
3BCE common share consolidated to 0.915

Dividends

Note Dividends paid by BCE to Canadian residents are eligible dividends for Canadian income tax purposes.

Schedule of dividend payments Below is a schedule of payment dates for 2019. It is important to note that this is subject to dividends being declared by the Board of Directors. When a dividend payment date falls on a day during the weekend or on a holiday, the payment is made on the following business day.

Declaration Record Payment Dividend no. Amount of dividend
October 31, 2018 December 14, 2018 (Fri.) January 15, 2019 (Tues.) 141 $0.755
February 6, 2019 March 15, 2019 (Fri.) April 15, 2019 (Mon.) 142 $0.7925
May 1, 2019 June 14, 2019 (Fri.) July 15, 2019 (Mon.) 143 $0.7925
July 31, 2019 September 16, 2019 (Mon.) October 15, 2019 (Tues.) 144 $0.7925
October 30, 2019 December 16, 2019 (Mon.) January 15, 2020 (Wed.) 145 $0.7925