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Dividend information

1949-1983 common dividend history 

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BCE common history on S&P/TSX (1983 to present)

IMPORTANT NOTE: Rates per share indicated below are the quarterly dividend payments made to shareholders as of the date of record, and are not adjusted retroactively for the three-for-one (3:1) stock split that took place in April 1979, the two-for-one (2:1) stock split that took place in May 1997, and the Nortel and Bell Aliant distributions that took place in May 2000 and July 2006 respectively.

Common shares of BCE Inc. (previously Bell Canada Enterprises Inc.) began trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange on April 28, 1983. Prior to such date, shares were traded as common shares of Bell Canada (now an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of BCE Inc.). The BCE Inc. dividend rates indicated below constitute historical data and are presented only for information purposes. Such information should not be viewed or interpreted as an indication on future BCE Inc. dividend rates on its common shares. BCE Inc. hereby disclaims any liability for trades made in BCE Inc. common shares on the basis of such information.

For any other question, contact Investor Relations at 1 800 339-6353 or investor.relations@bce.ca

 

Declaration dateRecord date Payment date Amount of dividend
May 25, 1983June 15, 1983July 15, 19830.52
August 24, 1983September 15, 1983October 15, 19830.52
November 18, 1983December 15, 1983January 15, 19840.545
February 22, 1984March 15, 1984April 15, 19840.545
May 23, 1984June 15, 1984July 15, 19840.545
August 29, 1984September 14, 1984October 15, 19840.545
November 28, 1984December 14, 1984January 15, 19850.57
February 27, 1985March 15, 1985April 15, 19850.57
May 22, 1985June 14, 1985July 15, 19850.57
August 28,1985September 13, 1985October 15, 19850.57
November 27, 1985December 13, 1985January 15, 19860.59
February 26, 1986March 14, 1986April 15, 19860.59
May 28, 1986June 13, 1986July 15, 19860.59
August 27, 1986September 15, 1986October 15, 19860.59
November 26, 1986December 15, 1986January 15, 19870.60
February 25, 1987March 13, 1987April 15, 19870.60
May 27, 1987June 15, 1987July 15, 19870.60
August 26, 1987September 15, 1987October 15, 19870.60
November 25, 1987December 15, 1987January 15, 19880.61
February 24, 1988March 15, 1988April 15, 19880.61
May 25, 1988June 15, 1988July 15, 19880.61
August 24, 1988September 15, 1988October 15, 19880.61
November 23, 1988December 15, 1988January 15, 19890.62
February 22, 1989March 15, 1989April 15, 19890.62
Mai 24, 1989June 15, 1989July 15, 19890.62
August 23, 1989September 15, 1989October 15, 19890.62
November 22, 1989December 15, 1989January 15, 19900.63
February 28, 1990March 15, 1990April 15, 19900.63
Mai 23, 1990June 15, 1990July 15, 19900.63
August 22, 1990September 14, 1990October 15, 19900.63
November 28, 1990December 14, 1990January 15, 19910.64
February 27, 1991March 15, 1991April 15, 19910.64
May 22, 1991June 14, 1991July 15, 19910.64
August 28,1991September 13, 1991October 15, 19910.64
November 27, 1991December 13, 1991January 15, 19920.65
February 26, 1992March 13, 1992April 15, 19920.65
May 27, 1992June 15, 1992July 15, 19920.65
August 25, 1992September 15, 1992October 15, 19920.65
November 25, 1992December 15, 1992January 15, 19930.66
February 24, 1993March 15, 1993April 15, 19930.66
May 26, 1993June 15, 1993July 15, 19930.66
August 25, 1993September 15, 1993October 15, 19930.66
November 24, 1993December 15, 1993January 15, 19940.67
February 23, 1994March 15, 1994April 15, 19940.67
May 25, 1994June 15, 1994July 15, 19940.67
August 24, 1994September 15, 1994October 15, 19940.67
November 23, 1994December 15, 1994January 15, 19950.68
February 22, 1995March 15, 1995April 15, 19950.68
Mai 24, 1995March 15, 1995July 15, 19950.68
August 23, 1995September 15, 1995October 15, 19950.68
November 22, 1995December 15, 1995January 15, 19960.68
February 28, 1996March 15, 1996April 15, 19960.68
May 22, 1996June 14, 1996July 15, 19960.68
August 28,1996September 13, 1996October 15, 19960.68
November 27, 1996December 13, 1996January 15, 19970.68
February 26, 1997March 14, 1997April 15, 19970.68
May 28, 1997June 13, 1997July 15, 19970.34 *
August 27, 1997September 15, 1997October 15, 19970.34
November 26, 1997December 15, 1997January 15, 19980.34
February 25, 1998March 13, 1998April 15, 19980.34
May 27, 1998June 15, 1998July 15, 19980.34
August 26, 1998September 15, 1998October 15, 19980.34
November 25, 1998December 15, 1998January 15, 19990.34
February 22, 1999March 15, 1999April 15, 19990.34
May 26, 1999June 15, 1999July 15, 19990.34
August 25, 1999September 15, 1999October 15, 19990.34
November 24, 1999December 15, 1999January 15, 20000.34
February 23, 2000March 15, 2000April 15, 20000.34
May 24, 2000June 15, 2000July 15, 20000.30
August 23, 2000September 15, 2000October 15, 20000.30
November 22, 2000December 15, 2000January 15, 20010.30
March 1, 2001March 15, 2001April 15, 20010.30
May 23, 2001June 15, 2001July 15, 20010.30 **
August 22, 2001September 14, 2001October 15, 20010.30
November 28, 2001December 14, 2001January 15, 20020.30
February 27, 2002March 15, 2002April 15, 20020.30
May 30, 2002June 14, 2002July 15, 20020.30
August 28,2002September 13, 2002October 15, 20020.30
November 27, 2002December 13, 2002January 15, 20030.30
February 27, 2003March 17, 2003April 15, 20030.30
May 28, 2003June 16, 2003July 15, 20030.30
August 28,2003September 15, 2003October 15, 20030.30
November 25, 2003December 15, 2003January 15, 20040.30
February 4, 2004March 15, 2004April 15, 20040.30
May 25, 2004June 15, 2004July 15, 20040.30
August 4, 2004September 15, 2004October 15, 20040.30
December 1, 2004December 15, 2004January 15, 20050.30
March 2, 2005March 15, 2005April 15, 20050.33
May 24, 2005June 15, 2005July 15, 20050.33
August 2, 2005September 15, 2005October 15, 20050.33
November 30, 2005December 15, 2005January 15, 20060.33
March 1, 2006March 15, 2006April 15, 20060.33
May 2, 2006June 15, 2006July 15, 20060.33
August 1, 2006September 15, 2006October 15, 20060.33
October 31, 2006December 15, 2006January 15, 20070.33
February 6, 2007March 15, 2007April 15, 20070.365
May 1, 2007June 15, 2007July 15, 20070.365
July 31, 2007September 14, 2007October 15, 20070.365
November 6, 2007December 14, 2007January 15, 20080.365
February 6, 2008March 14, 2008April 15, 20080.365
December 12, 2008December 23, 2008January 15, 20090.365
February 10, 2009March 16, 2009April 15, 20090.385
May 6, 2009June 15, 2009July 15, 20090.385
August 5, 2009September 15, 2009October 15, 20090.405
November 11, 2009December 15, 2009January 15, 20100.405
February 3, 2010March 15, 2010April 15, 20100.435
May 5, 2010June 15, 2010July 15, 20100.435
August 4, 2010September 15, 2010October 15, 20100.4575
December 9, 2010December 15, 2010January 15, 20110.4575
February 9, 2011March 15, 2011April 15, 20110.4925
May 11, 2011June 15, 2011July 15, 20110.5175
August 3, 2011September 15, 2011October 15, 20110.5175
November 2, 2011December 15, 2011January 15, 20120.5175
February 8, 2012March 15, 2012April 15, 20120.5425
May 3, 2012June 15, 2012July 15, 20120.5425
August 7, 2012September 14, 2012October 15, 20120.5675
October 31, 2012December 14, 2012January 15, 20130.5675
February 6, 2013March 15, 2013April 15, 20130.5825
May 8, 2013June 14, 2013July 15, 20130.5825
August 7, 2013September 16, 2013October 15, 20130.5825
November 6, 2013December 16, 2013January 15, 20140.5825

 

 

*Adjusted to reflect the 2:1 stock split in May 1997.
**Adjusted to reflect the distribution of Nortel Networks Corporation shares on which dividends were paid directly to BCE Inc. shareholders by Nortel Networks.