EX-99.6 7 d916938dex996.htm EXHIBIT TO 2020 FIRST QUARTER FINANCIAL STATEMENTS - EARNINGS COVERAGE EXHIBIT TO 2020 FIRST QUARTER FINANCIAL STATEMENTS - EARNINGS COVERAGE

Exhibit 99.6

BCE Inc.

EXHIBIT TO 2020 FIRST QUARTER FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

EARNINGS COVERAGE

The following consolidated financial ratios are calculated for the twelve months ended March 31, 2020, give effect to the issuance and redemption of all long-term debt since April 1, 2019 as if these transactions occurred on April 1, 2019, and are based on unaudited financial information of BCE Inc.

 

     March 31, 2020
Earnings coverage of interest on debt requirements based on net earnings attributable to owners of BCE Inc. before interest expense and income tax:    4.3 times
Earnings coverage of interest on debt requirements based on net earnings attributable to owners of BCE Inc. before interest expense, income tax and non-controlling interest:    4.3 times