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Verizon Communications Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:VZ)

$59.84
+0.23 (+0.39 %)
(As of 11/22/2019 11:08 AM ET)
Today's Range
$59.68
Now: $59.84
$60.03
50-Day Range
$58.83
MA: $59.97
$61.10
52-Week Range
$52.28
Now: $59.84
$61.34
Volume243,999 shs
Average Volume11.30 million shs
Market Capitalization$247.49 billion
P/E Ratio12.70
Dividend Yield4.13%
Beta0.53
Verizon Communications Inc, through its subsidiaries, offers communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies worldwide. The company's Wireless segment provides wireless voice and data services; Internet access on various notebook computers and tablets; international travel wireless services; and network access services to deliver various Internet of Things products and services, as well as offers digital advertising and digital media services platforms. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryIntegrated Telecommunication Services
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIP92343V10
Phone212-395-1000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$130.86 billion
Cash Flow$8.97 per share
Book Value$14.58 per share

Profitability

Net Income$15.53 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees144,500
Outstanding Shares4,135,780,000
Market Cap$247.49 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Verizon Communications' stock symbol?

Verizon Communications trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VZ."

How often does Verizon Communications pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Verizon Communications?

Verizon Communications announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 5th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 10th will be given a dividend of $0.615 per share on Friday, November 1st. This represents a $2.46 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.11%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 9th. This is a boost from Verizon Communications's previous quarterly dividend of $0.60. View Verizon Communications' Dividend History.

How were Verizon Communications' earnings last quarter?

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October, 25th. The cell phone carrier reported $1.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.24 by $0.01. The cell phone carrier had revenue of $32.89 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $32.74 billion. Verizon Communications had a net margin of 12.26% and a return on equity of 34.50%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.22 EPS. View Verizon Communications' Earnings History.

When is Verizon Communications' next earnings date?

Verizon Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Verizon Communications.

What price target have analysts set for VZ?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Verizon Communications' stock. Their forecasts range from $57.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect Verizon Communications' stock price to reach $62.90 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Verizon Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Verizon Communications?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verizon Communications in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Verizon Communications.

Has Verizon Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about VZ stock has trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Verizon Communications earned a coverage optimism score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the cell phone carrier a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Verizon Communications.

Who are some of Verizon Communications' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Verizon Communications own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Verizon Communications investors own include AT&T (T), General Electric (GE), NVIDIA (NVDA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Bank of America (BAC), Alibaba Group (BABA), AbbVie (ABBV), Ford Motor (F), HCA Healthcare (HCA) and Wells Fargo & Co (WFC).

Who are Verizon Communications' key executives?

Verizon Communications' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Hans E. Vestberg, Chairman & CEO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Matthew D. Ellis, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48)
  • Mr. Marc Christopher Reed, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Ronan J. Dunne, Exec. VP & Group CEO of Verizon Consumer (Age 56)
  • Mr. K. Guru Gowrappan, Exec. VP & Group CEO of Verizon Media (Age 38)

Who are Verizon Communications' major shareholders?

Verizon Communications' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include California Public Employees Retirement System (0.41%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.41%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.23%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.19%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.15%) and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (0.14%). Company insiders that own Verizon Communications stock include Anthony T Skiadas, Craig L Silliman, Lowell C Mcadam and Tami A Erwin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Verizon Communications.

Which institutional investors are selling Verizon Communications stock?

VZ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Railway Pension Investments Ltd, Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd., OLD Republic International Corp, Nippon Life Insurance Co., Mackay Shields LLC and Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Company insiders that have sold Verizon Communications company stock in the last year include Anthony T Skiadas, Craig L Silliman, Lowell C Mcadam and Tami A Erwin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Verizon Communications.

Which institutional investors are buying Verizon Communications stock?

VZ stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eagle Asset Management Inc., AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, California Public Employees Retirement System, Alberta Investment Management Corp, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. and Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Verizon Communications.

How do I buy shares of Verizon Communications?

Shares of VZ can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Verizon Communications' stock price today?

One share of VZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.84.

How big of a company is Verizon Communications?

Verizon Communications has a market capitalization of $247.49 billion and generates $130.86 billion in revenue each year. The cell phone carrier earns $15.53 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.71 on an earnings per share basis. Verizon Communications employs 144,500 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Verizon Communications.

What is Verizon Communications' official website?

The official website for Verizon Communications is http://www.verizon.com/.

How can I contact Verizon Communications?

Verizon Communications' mailing address is 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY, 10036. The cell phone carrier can be reached via phone at 212-395-1000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Verizon Communications (NYSE VZ)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  992 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,237 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,229
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Verizon Communications and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VZ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VZ will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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