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Dividend 15 Split Corp. Declares 161st Consecutive Monthly Distribution

2017-08-18 marketwired
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 18, 2017) - Dividend 15 Split Corp. declares its 161st consecutive monthly distribution of $0.10000 for each Class A share ($1.20 annually) and $0.04375 for each Preferred share ($0.525 annually). Distributions are payable September 8, 2017 to shareholders on record as at August 31, 2017.

Dividend 15 Split Corp. II: Regular Monthly Dividend Declaration for Class A & Preferred Share

2017-08-18 marketwired
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 18, 2017) - Dividend 15 Split Corp. II ("Dividend 15 II") declares its regular monthly distribution of $0.10000 for each Class A share and $0.04375 for each Preferred share. Distributions are payable September 8, 2017 to shareholders on record as at August 31, 2017.

TELUS Corp (TU) Acquires Ireland's Call Centre Firm Voxpro

2017-08-17 zacks
TELUS Corporation’s (TU - Free Report) global arm, TELUS International, a leading global business process outsourcing (BPO) provider, has acquired Voxpro.

Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II to Merge with Alta Mesa and Kingfisher Midstream to Form a Combined Company Valued at Approximately $3.8 Billion

2017-08-16 prnewswire
HOUSTON, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II ("Silver Run II") (NASDAQ: SRUN, SRUNU, SRUNW) today announced that, subject to certain conditions, it has entered into definitive agreements to combine with Alta Mesa Holdings, LP ("Alta Mesa") and Kingfisher Midstream, LLC ("Kingfisher"). Alta Mesa is an independent exploration and production company with assets located in the STACK play in Oklahoma.

Gamco Investors, Inc. Et Al ownership in CBB / Cincinnati Bell, Inc. -

August 16, 2017 - Gamco Investors, Inc. Et Al has filed a SC 13D/A form disclosing ownership of 2,659,698 shares of Cincinnati Bell, Inc. (NYSE:CBB) corresponding to a(n) 6.3 ownership percentage.

Here's Why Your Portfolio Should Have TELUS (TU) Stock Now

2017-08-16 zacks
On Aug 16, we issued an updated earnings research report on the leading Canadian telecom operator, TELUS Corp. (TU - Free Report) . 

TELUS (TU) Lets Down in Q2, Misses on Earnings & Revenues

2017-08-14 zacks
Leading Canadian telecom operator TELUS Corp. (TU - Free Report) reported disappointing financial results in the first quarter of 2017, wherein both the top and bottom line missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate.

UPDATE 2-Telus profit misses forecasts on spending to fuel wireless growth

2017-08-11 reuters
TORONTO, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Telus Corp, one of Canada's biggest telecom companies, reported a smaller-than-expected profit on Friday, as it spent heavily to win and retain wireless customers by investing in customer service and subsidizing high-end smartphones.

TELUS reports strong results for second quarter 2017

2017-08-11 marketwired
TELUS Corporation's consolidated operating revenue increased 3.9 per cent to $3.3 billion in the second quarter of 2017, over the same period a year ago. This growth reflects higher wireless network and wireline data services revenue growth, which represents 85 per cent of consolidated revenue. Earnings before interest, income taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) increased by 0.4 per cent to $1.

Telecom Stock Roundup: DISH Network, Telephone and Data Systems and BCE Disappoint in Q2

2017-08-10 zacks
The telecom industry had a mixed run on the bourse last week. On the earnings front, DISH Network Corp. (DISH - Free Report) , Telephone and Data Systems Inc. (TDS - Free Report) , BCE Inc. (BCE - Free Report) and Liberty Global plc. (LBTYA - Free Report) reported disappointing second quarter results wherein both the top and bottom line fell shy of the Zacks Consensus Estimate. On the other hand, United States Cellular Corp.

Does BCE Inc. (BCE) Make for a Suitable Value Pick Now?

2017-08-10 zacks
Value investing is easily one of the most popular ways to find great stocks in any market environment. After all, who wouldn’t want to find stocks that are either flying under the radar and are compelling buys, or offer up tantalizing discounts when compared to fair value? One way to find these companies is by looking at several key metrics and financial ratios, many of which are crucial in the value stock selection process.

Experts raise concern over latest network outage in Atlantic Canada

Last Friday's Bell Aliant outages in many parts of Atlantic Canada has dialed up concerns among experts about the security of the region's telecommunications system.

TELUS (TU) to Report Q2 Earnings: Is A Beat in the Cards?

2017-08-07 zacks
Leading Canadian telecom operator, TELUS Corp. (TU - Free Report) , is expected to report its second-quarter financial numbers on Aug 11, 2017 before the market opens.

BCE Inc. 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

2017-08-05 seekingalpha
The following slide deck was published by BCE Inc. in conjunction with their 2017 Q2 earnings call.


2017-08-04 reuters
Aug 4 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

BCE Lags Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates, Reiterates View

2017-08-04 zacks
Leading Canadian telecom operator, BCE Inc. (BCE - Free Report) , reported weak financial results in the second quarter of 2017. Both the top and the bottom line missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate.

BCE quarterly profit down despite higher revenue

2017-08-03 thestar
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Telecom Stock Roundup: A Mixed Bag for Sprint, CenturyLink and Frontier Communications in Q2

2017-08-03 zacks
Last week too, was all about earnings in the telecom sector. Several sector participants declared second-quarter 2017 financial numbers, and the results were a mixed bag.

CANADA STOCKS-TSX ekes out gain, Canadian Natural leads earnings winners

2017-08-03 reuters
TORONTO, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index eked out a small gain in morning trading on Thursday, boosted by shares of companies reporting positive earnings surprises, including Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.

BCE profit slips to $762M despite higher revenue

BCE Inc. saw its second-quarter profit slip compared with a year ago while revenue was boosted by its acquisition of Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. earlier this year.

How the World’s Biggest Buyout Deal Crashed and Burned

2017-08-02 bloomberg
But to hear the bankers and LBO artists tell the story of their $49 billion leveraged buyout of Bell Canada Enterprises Inc., you’d think they were reliving the adventure of their professional lives.

Is a Surprise Coming for BCE Inc. (BCE) This Earnings Season?

2017-08-02 zacks
Investors are always looking for stocks that are poised to beat at earnings season and BCE Inc. (BCE - Free Report) may be one such company. The firm has earnings coming up pretty soon, and events are shaping up quite nicely for their report. That is because BCE Inc. is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity as of late, which is generally a precursor to an earnings beat. After all, analysts raising estimates right before earnings—with the most up-to-date information possible—is a pretty good indicator of some favorable trends underneath the surface for BCE in this report.

Bell renews call for CRTC to reverse decision allowing U.S Super Bowl ads in Canada

Bell is renewing its call on the CRTC to reverse a recent decision that forces broadcasters to let Canadian viewers watch U.S. Super Bowl ads, a request that has the support of numerous sports, advertising and artistic groups.

BCE Q2 2017 results to be announced August 3, 2017

2017-07-21 prnewswire
MONTRÉAL, July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - BCE Inc. (TSX: BCE) (NYSE: BCE) will hold its second-quarter 2017 results conference call with the financial community on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 8:00 am eastern.

Rogers Communications (RCI) Q2 Earnings Beat, Revenues Miss

2017-07-20 zacks
Rogers Communications Inc. (RCI - Free Report) , the largest integrated telecom operator in Canada, reported mixed financial results for the second quarter of 2017, wherein the bottom line surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate and the top line missed the same.