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Bell Aliant Inc T.BA

Sector: Communication Services | Sub-Sector: Telecom Services
Alternate Symbol(s):  BLIAF

Price: N/A | Change: N/A | %Change: N/A
Volume: 0 | Day High/Low: N/A/N/A | 52 Week High/Low: 31.85/24.79
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BA Conversion to BCE

For those who converted to BCE, the price that you would have to get for your BA would have to be $32.55 to equal the price of BCE high today times the conversion = $51 X .6371= $32.55 Happy I sold...read more
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Bell Aliant quit trading

Looks like BA is off the TSE Trading Platform. It might be interesting to see what position that BCE takes on acquiring these shares and at what price. It should be a "given" that all shareholders...read more
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RE:RE:Any idea why BA is still being traded today ?

Thanks Canucks for your advice. Good to know this.  rate and reply
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RE:Any idea why BA is still being traded today ?

They are trading off the BCE conversion price. i.e. BCE X .6371 $50.17 X .6371=$31.96 Buy at $31.69 and make $.27 on each share. It's called Arbitrage In economics and finance, arbitrage is the...read more
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Any idea why BA is still being traded today ?

Can anyone tell me why BA shares are being traded today at $31.80?  When is the closing date?  rate and reply
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RE:RE:RE:RE:31.00 cash?

I agree. This is all water under the bridge, if we all had known (and had been paying attention) obviously the best move would have been to sell the first day of the BCE announcement when the BA...read more
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RE:RE:RE:31.00 cash?

You'd be wasting your time writing registered letters.  The offer was subject to certain conditions.  And BCE had the option to proration. I chose BCE shares and got them.  (Plus $10 a few days later...read more
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Bell Aliant Shares to BCE-Cash & Tax Election website.

Hope this helps to Clarify the cash and BCE shares when selling into the BCE offer. Also if non-registered shares were sold one can defer the taxes until the BCE shares are sold by completing a form...read more
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RE:RE:RE:31.00 cash?

Good move selling prior to the deadline rosebank. I'm probably better off with the cash and BCE shares that I ended up with anyway. However I was overweight in BCE, a stock I like, and sold some off...read more
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RE:RE:31.00 cash?

Send a registered letter to President and CEO of BCE, George A. Cope and file a securities commission complaint in your jurisdiction.  You had a legally binding contract for cash for each of your...read more
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RE:31.00 cash?

I wanted cash also so the day it was anounced I sold for $31.46 as some thought the would be a second offer from BCE,  rate and reply
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31.00 cash?

I tendered my 351 BA shares  for the $31.00 CASH but got a combination of 'cash' and 139 new BCE shares. Was told that no one got the all cash deal - in other words BCE did whatever BCE decided they...read more
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RE:Is it a good time to get in?

"Wondering if I should buy BA and let it convert to BCE or just buy BCE?" Keeep in mind  that if you buy BA and let it coonvert to BCE you lose both dividends in the next round.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:wow

You should have received ~ $14641 in Cash for every 1000 shares plus approximately 337 shares of BCE as more than 25% of the tendered shares were option 1 (Cash). This meant that all option holders...read more
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RE:wow

I just looked at my accounts, I have 4; 2 in Non-Registered & 2 in Registered Accounts, 1 of these in a RIF & other in a Spousal Account. (Total 4) Very strange as in the 2- Non-Registered accounts by...read more
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wow

So I asked for option 1, $31 in cash Instead I got this I had 1000 shares, and this is showing in my T.D account BA  - DISP -  1000 -  $30,700 BCE -  ACQ (aquired) - 336 shares  (- 16,097) hmmmmm...read more
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RE:Is it a good time to get in?

BCE has a Dividend Yield of 5.16% and a P/E of18.0x But Telus has a Dividend of 3.87% and a P/E of 17.5x Over a past two year investment period Telus gives you 17.66% Bell gives you 11.25 Going...read more
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Is it a good time to get in?

Planning to buy BCE and hold for a longer term (certainly past Oct 2). I read the three options and get that. However, I read latest press release but couldn't understand.  Wondering if I should buy...read more
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S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canad

This on the TD Webbroker News Today on Bell Aliants site. How can this be right when yesterday Bell Aliant sends out to their news subscribers that they failed to get the required 90%? Now also they...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:Bell is short the 90% & have extended the offer until Oct 2

but do I have to call TD before selling in the open market, or can I just sell if it pops to close to $31 and then call T.D and tell them I've sold and to not worry about paying me the $31 on closing...read more