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Dividend information

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

Dividend policy
Below is a schedule of dates for 2016. Payments are subject to approval by the Board of Directors.

Common shares 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
November 4, 2015 December 15, 2015 (Tues.) January 15, 2016 (Fri.) 129 $0.65
February 3, 2016 March 15, 2016 (Tues.) April 15, 2016 (Fri.) 130 $0.6825
April 27, 2016 June 15, 2016 (Wed.) July 15, 2016 (Fri.) 131 $0.6825
August 3, 2016 September 15, 2016 (Thurs.) October 15, 2016 (Sat.) 132 $0.6825
November 2, 2016 December 15, 2016 (Thurs.) January 15, 2017 (Sun.) 133 $0.6825

 

Preferred - Series R 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
December 10, 2015 February 1, 2016 (Mon.) March 1, 2016 (Tues.) 61 $0.258125
March 3, 2016 May 2, 2016 (Mon.) June 1, 2016 (Wed.) 62 $0.258125
April 27, 2016 August 2, 2016 (Tues.) September 1, 2016 (Thurs.) 63 $0.258125
August 3, 2016 November 1, 2016 (Tues.) December 1, 2016 (Thurs.) 64 $0.258125
December 8, 2016 February 1, 2017 (Wed.) March 1, 2017 (Wed.) 65 $0.258125

 

Preferred - Series S 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend No.Amount of Dividend
December 10, 2015 December 31, 2015 (Thurs.) January 12, 2016 (Tues.) 190 $0.05625
December 10, 2015 January 29, 2016 (Fri.) February 12, 2016 (Fri.) 191 $0.05625
February 3, 2016 February 29, 2016 (Mon.) March 12, 2016 (Sat.) 192 $0.05625
March 3, 2016 March 31, 2016 (Thurs.) April 12, 2016 (Tues.) 193 $0.05625
March 3, 2016 April 29, 2016 (Fri.) May 12, 2016 (Thurs.) 194 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 May 31, 2016 (Tues.) June 12, 2016 (Sun.) 195 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 June 30, 2016 (Thurs.) July 12, 2016 (Tues.) 196 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 July 29, 2016 (Fri.) August 12, 2016 (Fri.) 197 $0.05625
August 3, 2016 August 31, 2016 (Wed.) September 12, 2016 (Mon.) 198 Floating
August 3, 2016 September 30, 2016 (Fri.) October 12, 2016 (Wed.) 199 Floating
August 3, 2016 October 31, 2016 (Mon.) November 12, 2016 (Sat.) 200 Floating
November 2, 2016* November 30, 2016 (Wed.) December 12, 2016 (Mon.) 201 Floating
December 8, 2016* December 30, 2016 (Fri.) January 12, 2017 (Thurs.) 202 Floating
December 8, 2016* January 31, 2017 (Tues.) February 12, 2017 (Sun.) 203 Floating

*If shares are not all converted into Series T on November 1, 2016

 

Preferred - Series T 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
December 10, 2015 December 31, 2015 (Thurs.) February 1, 2016 (Mon.) 37 $0.2120625
March 3, 2016 April 1, 2016 (Fri.) May 1, 2016 (Sun.) 38 $0.2120625
April 27, 2016 June 30, 2016 (Thurs.) August 1, 2016 (Mon.) 39 $0.2120625
August 3, 2016 September 30, 2016 (Fri.) November 1, 2016 (Tues.) 40 $0.2120625
December 8, 2016 December 30, 2016 (Fri.) February 1, 2017 (Wed.) 41 TBD

*If shares are not all converted into Series S on November 1, 2016  

 

Preferred - Series Y 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
December 10, 2015 December 31, 2015 (Thurs.) January 12, 2016 (Tues.) 176 $0.05625
December 10, 2015 January 29, 2016 (Fri.) February 12, 2016 (Fri.) 177 $0.05625
February 3, 2016 February 29, 2016 (Mon.) March 12, 2016 (Sat.) 178 $0.05625
March 3, 2016 March 31, 2016 (Thurs.) April 12, 2016 (Tues.) 179 $0.05625
March 3, 2016 April 29, 2016 (Fri.) May 12, 2016 (Thurs.) 180 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 May 31, 2016 (Tues.) June 12, 2016 (Sun.) 181 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 June 30, 2016 (Thurs.) July 12, 2016 (Tues.) 182 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 July 29, 2016 (Fri.) August 12, 2016 (Fri.) 183 $0.05625
August 3, 2016 August 31, 2016 (Wed.) September 12, 2016 (Mon.) 184 Floating
August 3, 2016 September 30, 2016 (Fri.) October 12, 2016 (Wed.) 185 Floating
August 3, 2016 October 31, 2016 (Mon.) November 12, 2016 (Sat.) 186 Floating
November 2, 2016 November 30, 2016 (Wed.) December 12, 2016 (Mon.) 187 Floating
December 8, 2016 December 30, 2016 (Fri.) January 12, 2017 (Thurs.) 188 Floating
December 8, 2016 January 31, 2017 (Tues.) February 12, 2017 (Sun.) 189 Floating

 

Preferred - Series Z 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend No.Amount of Dividend
December 10, 2015 February 1, 2016 (Mon.) March 1, 2016 (Tues.) 53 $0.197
March 3, 2016 May 2, 2016 (Mon.) June 1, 2016 (Wed.) 54 $0.197
April 27, 2016 August 2, 2016 (Tues.) September 1, 2016 (Thurs.) 55 $0.197
August 3, 2016 November 1, 2016 (Tues.) December 1, 2016 (Thurs.) 56 $0.197
December 8, 2016 February 1, 2017 (Wed.) March 1, 2017 (Wed.) 57 $0.197

 

Preferred - Series AA 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend No.Amount of Dividend
December 10, 2015 February 1, 2016 (Mon.) March 1, 2016 (Tues.) 56 $0.215625
March 3, 2016 May 2, 2016 (Mon.) June 1, 2016 (Wed.) 57 $0.215625
April 27, 2016 August 2, 2016 (Tues.) September 1, 2016 (Thurs.) 58 $0.215625
August 3, 2016 November 1, 2016 (Tues.) December 1, 2016 (Thurs.) 59 $0.215625
December 8, 2016 February 1, 2017 (Wed.) March 1, 2017 (Wed.) 60 $0.215625

 

Preferred - Series AB 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
December 10, 2015 December 31, 2015 (Thurs.) January 12, 2016 (Tues.) 100 $0.05625
December 10, 2015 January 29, 2016 (Fri.) February 12, 2016 (Fri.) 101 $0.05625
February 3, 2016 February 29, 2016 (Mon.) March 12, 2016 (Sat.) 102 $0.05625
March 3, 2016 March 31, 2016 (Thurs.) April 12, 2016 (Tues.) 103 $0.05625
March 3, 2016 April 29, 2016 (Fri.) May 12, 2016 (Thurs.) 104 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 May 31, 2016 (Tues.) June 12, 2016 (Sun.) 105 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 June 30, 2016 (Thurs.) July 12, 2016 (Tues.) 106 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 July 29, 2016 (Fri.) August 12, 2016 (Fri.) 107 $0.05625
August 3, 2016 August 31, 2016 (Wed.) September 12, 2016 (Mon.) 108 Floating
August 3, 2016 September 30, 2016 (Fri.) October 12, 2016 (Wed.) 109 Floating
August 3, 2016 October 31, 2016 (Mon.) November 12, 2016 (Sat.) 110 Floating
November 2, 2016 November 30, 2016 (Wed.) December 12, 2016 (Mon.) 111 Floating
December 8, 2016 December 30, 2016 (Fri.) January 12, 2017 (Thurs.) 112 Floating
December 8, 2016 January 31, 2017 (Tues.) February 12, 2017 (Sun.) 113 Floating

 

Preferred - Series AC 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
December 10, 2015 February 1, 2016 (Mon.) March 1, 2016 (Tues.) 52 $0.22188
March 3, 2016 May 2, 2016 (Mon.) June 1, 2016 (Wed.) 53 $0.22188
April 27, 2016 August 2, 2016 (Tues.) September 1, 2016 (Thurs.) 54 $0.22188
August 3, 2016 November 1, 2016 (Tues.) December 1, 2016 (Thurs.) 55 $0.22188
December 8, 2016 February 1, 2017 (Wed.) March 1, 2017 (Wed.) 56 $0.22188

 

Preferred - Series AD 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
December 10, 2015 December 31, 2015 (Thurs.) January 12, 2016 (Tues.) 94 $0.05625
December 10, 2015 January 29, 2016 (Fri.) February 12, 2016 (Fri.) 95 $0.05625
February 3, 2016 February 29, 2016 (Mon.) March 12, 2016 (Sat.) 96 $0.05625
March 3, 2016 March 31, 2016 (Thurs.) April 12, 2016 (Tues.) 97 $0.05625
March 3, 2016 April 29, 2016 (Fri.) May 12, 2016 (Thurs.) 98 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 May 31, 2016 (Tues.) June 12, 2016 (Sun.) 99 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 June 30, 2016 (Thurs.) July 12, 2016 (Tues.) 100 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 July 29, 2016 (Fri.) August 12, 2016 (Fri.) 101 $0.05625
August 3, 2016 August 31, 2016 (Wed.) September 12, 2016 (Mon.) 102 Floating
August 3, 2016 September 30, 2016 (Fri.) October 12, 2016 (Wed.) 103 Floating
August 3, 2016 October 31, 2016 (Mon.) November 12, 2016 (Sat.) 104 Floating
November 2, 2016 November 30, 2016 (Wed.) December 12, 2016 (Mon.) 105 Floating
December 8, 2016 December 30, 2016 (Fri.) January 12, 2017 (Thurs.) 106 Floating
December 8, 2016 January 31, 2017 (Tues.) February 12, 2017 (Sun.) 107 Floating

 

Preferred - Series AE (formerly Bell Canada - Series 15) 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
December 10, 2015 December 31, 2015 (Thurs.) January 12, 2016 (Tues.) 108 $0.05625
December 10, 2015 January 29, 2016 (Fri.) February 12, 2016 (Fri.) 109 $0.05625
February 3, 2016 February 29, 2016 (Mon.) March 12, 2016 (Sat.) 110 $0.05625
March 3, 2016 March 31, 2016 (Thurs.) April 12, 2016 (Tues.) 111 $0.05625
March 3, 2016 April 29, 2016 (Fri.) May 12, 2016 (Thurs.) 112 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 May 31, 2016 (Tues.) June 12, 2016 (Sun.) 113 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 June 30, 2016 (Thurs.) July 12, 2016 (Tues.) 114 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 July 29, 2016 (Fri.) August 12, 2016 (Fri.) 115 $0.05625
August 3, 2016 August 31, 2016 (Wed.) September 12, 2016 (Mon.) 116 Floating
August 3, 2016 September 30, 2016 (Fri.) October 12, 2016 (Wed.) 117 Floating
August 3, 2016 October 31, 2016 (Mon.) November 12, 2016 (Sat.) 118 Floating
November 2, 2016 November 30, 2016 (Wed.) December 12, 2016 (Mon.) 119 Floating
December 8, 2016 December 30, 2016 (Fri.) January 12, 2017 (Thurs.) 120 Floating
December 8, 2016 January 31, 2017 (Tues.) February 12, 2017 (Sun.) 121 Floating

 

Preferred - Series AF (formerly Bell Canada - Series 16)

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
December 10, 2015 December 31, 2015 (Thurs.) February 1, 2016 (Mon.) 37 $0.194375
March 3, 2016 April 1, 2016 (Fri.) May 1, 2016 (Sun.) 38 $0.194375
April 27, 2016 June 30, 2016 (Thurs.) August 1, 2016 (Mon.) 39 $0.194375
August 3, 2016 September 30, 2016 (Fri.) November 1, 2016 (Tues.) 40 $0.194375
December 8, 2016 December 30, 2016 (Fri.) February 1, 2017 (Wed.) 41 $0.194375

 

Preferred - Series AG (formerly Bell Canada - Series 17) 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
December 10, 2015 December 31, 2015 (Thurs.) February 1, 2016 (Mon.) 37 $0.28125
March 3, 2016 April 1, 2016 (Fri.) May 1, 2016 (Sun.) 38 $0.28125
April 27, 2016 June 30, 2016 (Thurs.) August 1, 2016 (Mon.) 39 $0.17500
August 3, 2016 September 30, 2016 (Fri.) November 1, 2016 (Tues.) 40 $0.17500
December 8, 2016 December 30, 2016 (Fri.) February 1, 2017 (Wed.) 41 $0.17500

 

Preferred - Series AH (formerly Bell Canada - Series 18) 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
December 10, 2015 December 31, 2015 (Thurs.) January 12, 2016 (Tues.) 108 $0.05625
December 10, 2015 January 29, 2016 (Fri.) February 12, 2016 (Fri.) 109 $0.05625
February 3, 2016 February 29, 2016 (Mon.) March 12, 2016 (Sat.) 110 $0.05625
March 3, 2016 March 31, 2016 (Thurs.) April 12, 2016 (Tues.) 111 $0.05625
March 3, 2016 April 29, 2016 (Fri.) May 12, 2016 (Thurs.) 112 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 May 31, 2016 (Tues.) June 12, 2016 (Sun.) 113 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 June 30, 2016 (Thurs.) July 12, 2016 (Tues.) 114 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 July 29, 2016 (Fri.) August 12, 2016 (Fri.) 115 $0.05625
August 3, 2016 August 31, 2016 (Wed.) September 12, 2016 (Mon.) 116 Floating
August 3, 2016 September 30, 2016 (Fri.) October 12, 2016 (Wed.) 117 Floating
August 3, 2016 October 31, 2016 (Mon.) November 12, 2016 (Sat.) 118 Floating
November 2, 2016 November 30, 2016 (Wed.) December 12, 2016 (Mon.) 119 Floating
December 8, 2016 December 30, 2016 (Fri.) January 12, 2017 (Thurs.) 120 Floating
December 8, 2016 January 31, 2017 (Tues.) February 12, 2017 (Sun.) 121 Floating

 

Preferred - Series AI (formerly Bell Canada - Series 19) 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
December 10, 2015 December 31, 2015 (Thurs.) February 1, 2016 (Mon.) 37 $0.259375
March 3, 2016 April 1, 2016 (Fri.) May 1, 2016 (Sun.) 38 $0.259375
April 27, 2016 June 30, 2016 (Thurs.) August 1, 2016 (Mon.) 39 $0.259375
August 3, 2016* September 30, 2016 (Fri.) November 1, 2016 (Tues.) 40 $0.171875
December 8, 2016* December 30, 2016 (Fri.) February 1, 2017 (Wed.) 41 $0.171875

 *If shares are not all converted into Series AJ on August 1, 2016

 

Preferred - Series AJ  

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
December 10, 2015 December 31, 2015 (Thurs.) January 12, 2016 (Tues.) 53 $0.05625
December 10, 2015 January 29, 2016 (Fri.) February 12, 2016 (Fri.) 54 $0.05625
February 3, 2016 February 29, 2016 (Mon.) March 12, 2016 (Sat.) 55 $0.05625
March 3, 2016 March 31, 2016 (Thurs.) April 12, 2016 (Tues.) 56 $0.05625
March 3, 2016 April 29, 2016 (Fri.) May 12, 2016 (Thurs.) 57 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 May 31, 2016 (Tues.) June 12, 2016 (Sun.) 58 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 June 30, 2016 (Thurs.) July 12, 2016 (Tues.) 59 $0.05625
April 27, 2016 July 29, 2016 (Fri.) August 12, 2016 (Fri.) 60 $0.05625
August 3, 2016* August 31, 2016 (Wed.) September 12, 2016 (Mon.) 61 Floating
August 3, 2016* September 30, 2016 (Fri.) October 12, 2016 (Wed.) 62 Floating
August 3, 2016* October 31, 2016 (Mon.) November 12, 2016 (Sat.) 63 Floating
November 2, 2016* November 30, 2016 (Wed.) December 12, 2016 (Mon.) 64 Floating
December 8, 2016* December 30, 2016 (Fri.) January 12, 2017 (Thurs.) 65 Floating
December 8, 2016* January 31, 2017 (Tues.) February 12, 2017 (Sun.) 66 Floating

* If shares are not all converted into Series AI on August 1, 2016 

 

Preferred - Series AK  

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
November 4, 2015 November 30, 2015 (Mon.) December 31, 2015 (Thurs.) 18 $0.25938
February 3, 2016 February 29, 2016 (Mon.) March 31, 2016 (Thurs.) 19 $0.25938
April 27, 2016 May 31, 2016 (Tues.) June 30, 2016 (Thurs.) 20 $0.25938
August 3, 2016 August 31, 2016 (Wed.) September 30, 2016 (Fri.) 21 $0.25938
November 2, 2016 November 30, 2016 (Wed.) December 31, 2016 (Sat.) 22 $0.25938

 

Preferred - Series AM (formerly Bell Aliant - Series A) 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
November 4, 2015 November 30, 2015 (Mon.) December 31, 2015 (Thurs.) 5 $0.303125
February 3, 2016 February 29, 2016 (Mon.) March 31, 2016 (Thurs.) 6 $0.303125
April 27, 2016 May 31, 2016 (Tues.) June 30, 2016 (Thurs.) 7 $0.17275
August 3, 2016 August 31, 2016 (Wed.) September 30, 2016 (Fri.) 8 $0.17275
November 2, 2016 November 30, 2016 (Wed.) December 31, 2016 (Sat.) 9 $0.17275

 

Preferred - Series AN 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
April 27, 2016 May 31, 2016 (Tues.) June 30, 2016 (Thurs.) 1 $0.15906
August 3, 2016 August 31, 2016 (Wed.) September 30, 2016 (Fri.) 2 $0.16566
November 2, 2016 November 30, 2016 (Wed.) December 31, 2016 (Sat.) 3 Floating

 

Preferred - Series AO (formerly Bell Aliant - Series C) 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
November 4, 2015 November 30, 2015 (Mon.) December 31, 2015 (Thurs.) 5 $0.284375
February 3, 2016 February 29, 2016 (Mon.) March 31, 2016 (Thurs.) 6 $0.284375
April 27, 2016 May 31, 2016 (Tues.) June 30, 2016 (Thurs.) 7 $0.284375
August 3, 2016 August 31, 2016 (Wed.) September 30, 2016 (Fri.) 8 $0.284375
November 2, 2016 November 30, 2016 (Wed.) December 31, 2016 (Sat.) 9 $0.284375

 

Preferred - Series AQ (formerly Bell Aliant - Series E) 

DeclarationRecordPaymentDividend no.Amount of dividend
November 4, 2015 November 30, 2015 (Mon.) December 31, 2015 (Thurs.) 5 $0.265625
February 3, 2016 February 29, 2016 (Mon.) March 31, 2016 (Thurs.) 6 $0.265625
April 27, 2016 May 31, 2016 (Tues.) June 30, 2016 (Thurs.) 7 $0.265625
August 3, 2016 August 31, 2016 (Wed.) September 30, 2016 (Fri.) 8 $0.265625
November 2, 2016 November 30, 2016 (Wed.) December 31, 2016 (Sat.) 9 $0.265625
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