BCE (NYSE:BCE) and Powerstorm (OTCMKTS:PSTO) Financial Survey

Powerstorm (OTCMKTS:PSTOGet Free Report) and BCE (NYSE:BCEGet Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Powerstorm and BCE, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Powerstorm 0 0 0 0 N/A
BCE 0 4 1 0 2.20

BCE has a consensus price target of $57.81, suggesting a potential upside of 40.19%. Given BCE’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe BCE is more favorable than Powerstorm.

Risk & Volatility

Powerstorm has a beta of 1.09, suggesting that its stock price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BCE has a beta of 0.6, suggesting that its stock price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Powerstorm and BCE’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Powerstorm N/A N/A N/A
BCE 9.68% 16.24% 4.32%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Powerstorm and BCE’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Powerstorm N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
BCE $24.58 billion 1.53 $2.21 billion $1.89 21.82

BCE has higher revenue and earnings than Powerstorm.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

42.3% of BCE shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of BCE shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


BCE beats Powerstorm on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Powerstorm

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Powerstorm Holdings, Inc. operates a consortium of privately held sustainability-themed companies acquired for growth. Its scope of action targets SMEs in 5 themes, including real estate and heritage, telecom and fiber, power and alternative energy, food and aquatic innovation, and electric mobility. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Dover, Delaware.

About BCE

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BCE Inc., a communications company, provides wireless, wireline, Internet, and television (TV) services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in Canada. The company operates through three segments: Bell Wireless, Bell Wireline, and Bell Media. The Bell Wireless segment offers integrated digital wireless voice and data communication products and services, as well as consumer electronics products. The Bell Wireline segment offers data, including Internet access and Internet protocol television (IPTV), local telephone, and long distance services, as well as other communication services and products; and satellite TV service and connectivity services. This segment also buys and sells local telephone, long distance, data, and other services from or to resellers and other carriers. The Bell Media segment provides conventional TV, specialty TV, pay TV, streaming services, digital media services, radio broadcasting services, and out-of-home advertising services. BCE Inc. was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Verdun, Canada.

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