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Verizon Communications (VZ) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.12 (+0.25%)
(As of 05/13/2022 07:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
21.08 million shs
Average Volume
25.19 million shs
Market Capitalization
$202.34 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Verizon Communications

Verizon Communications Inc., through its subsidiaries, offers communications, technology, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental entities worldwide. Its Consumer segment provides postpaid and prepaid service plans; internet access on notebook computers and tablets; wireless equipment, including smartphones and other handsets; and wireless-enabled internet devices, such as tablets, and other wireless-enabled connected devices comprising smart watches. It also provides residential fixed connectivity solutions, such as internet, video, and voice services; and sells network access to mobile virtual network operators. As of December 31, 2021, it had approximately 115 million wireless retail connections, 7 million wireline broadband connections, and 4 million Fios video connections. The company's Business segment provides network connectivity products, including private networking, private cloud connectivity, virtual and software defined networking, and internet access services; and internet protocol-based voice and video services, unified communications and collaboration tools, and customer contact center solutions. This segment also offers a suite of management and data security services; domestic and global voice and data solutions, such as voice calling, messaging services, conferencing, contact center solutions, and private line and data access networks; customer premises equipment; installation, maintenance, and site services; and Internet of Things products and services. As of December 31, 2021, it had approximately 27 million wireless retail postpaid connections and 477 thousand wireline broadband connections. The company was formerly known as Bell Atlantic Corporation and changed its name to Verizon Communications Inc. in June 2000. Verizon Communications Inc. was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in New York, New York.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Telephone communication, except radio
Integrated Telecommunication Services
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$133.61 billion
Cash Flow
$9.21 per share
Book Value
$20.28 per share


Net Income
$22.07 billion
Pretax Margin




Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
$202.34 billion

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/2 Dividend
Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End

Social Links


Overall MarketRank

3.08 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

29th out of 916 stocks

Telephone Communication, Except Radio Industry

2nd out of 41 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Verizon Communications a buy right now?

16 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verizon Communications in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 11 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Verizon Communications stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in VZ, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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When is Verizon Communications' next earnings date?

Verizon Communications is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July 22nd 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Verizon Communications

How can I listen to Verizon Communications' earnings call?

Verizon Communications will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, July 22nd at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Verizon Communications' earnings last quarter?

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April, 22nd. The cell phone carrier reported $1.35 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $1.35. The cell phone carrier earned $33.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $33.61 billion. Verizon Communications had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 28.15% and a net margin of 15.93%. The business's revenue was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.31 earnings per share.
View Verizon Communications' earnings history

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

Verizon Communications declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 28th. Investors of record on Friday, April 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.64 per share on Monday, May 2nd. This represents a $2.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 7th.
View Verizon Communications' dividend history

Is Verizon Communications a good dividend stock?

Verizon Communications pays an annual dividend of $2.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.33%. VZ has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Verizon Communications has been increasing its dividend for 18 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Verizon Communications is 49.71%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Verizon Communications will have a dividend payout ratio of 45.88% next year. This indicates that Verizon Communications will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
View Verizon Communications' dividend history.

What guidance has Verizon Communications issued on next quarter's earnings?

Verizon Communications updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Friday, April, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $5.400-$5.400 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $5.450. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for VZ?

16 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Verizon Communications' stock. Their forecasts range from $44.00 to $71.00. On average, they anticipate Verizon Communications' stock price to reach $57.93 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Verizon Communications' key executives?
Verizon Communications' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Hans E. Vestberg, Chairman & CEO (Age 57, Pay $5.84M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Matthew D. Ellis, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $2.59M)
  • Mr. Kyle Malady, Exec. VP, Pres of Global Networks & Technology (Age 54, Pay $2.42M)
  • Ms. Tamara A. Erwin, Exec. VP & CEO of Verizon Bus. (Age 57, Pay $2.34M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Craig L. Silliman, Exec. VP & Chief Admin., Legal and Public Policy Officer (Age 54) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Brady Connor, Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. James J. Gerace, Sr. VP & Chief Communications Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Diego Scotti, Exec. VP & Chief Marketing Officer (Age 49)
  • Ms. Samantha Hammock, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 43)
  • Ms. Magda N. Yrizarry, Sr. VP and Chief Talent & Diversity Officer
What is Hans Vestberg's approval rating as Verizon Communications' CEO?

1,639 employees have rated Verizon Communications CEO Hans Vestberg on Glassdoor.com. Hans Vestberg has an approval rating of 83% among Verizon Communications' employees.

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), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), AbbVie (ABBV) and Home Depot (HD).

What is Verizon Communications' stock symbol?

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

Who are Verizon Communications' major shareholders?

Verizon Communications' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.86%), BlackRock Inc. (7.26%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.42%), Northern Trust Corp (1.13%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.90%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.79%). Company insiders that own Verizon Communications stock include Craig L Silliman, Craig L Silliman, Hans Erik Vestberg, Kumara Guru Gowrappan and Tami A Erwin.
View institutional ownership trends for Verizon Communications

Which major investors are selling Verizon Communications stock?

VZ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parnassus Investments LLC, Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, California Public Employees Retirement System, Toronto Dominion Bank, Northern Trust Corp, Citigroup Inc., and Bahl & Gaynor Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Verizon Communications company stock in the last year include Craig L Silliman, Kumara Guru Gowrappan, and Tami A Erwin.
View insider buying and selling activity for Verizon Communications
or view top insider-selling stocks.

Which major investors are buying Verizon Communications stock?

VZ stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, GQG Partners LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and Mirova US LLC.
View insider buying and selling activity for Verizon Communications
or or view top insider-buying stocks.

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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Verizon Communications' stock price today?

One share of VZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.18.

How much money does Verizon Communications make?

Verizon Communications has a market capitalization of $202.34 billion and generates $133.61 billion in revenue each year. The cell phone carrier earns $22.07 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.15 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Verizon Communications have?

Verizon Communications employs 118,400 workers across the globe.

Does Verizon Communications have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Verizon Communications: AOL, AirTouch Cellular Inc., Alltel, Alltel Corporation, BAMS Communications LLC, Bell Atlantic Mobile Systems LLC, Blue Jeans Network, BlueJeans Network, Bluegrass Cellular, Cellco Partnership(d/b/a Verizon Wireless), CloudSwitch, Complex, EdgeCast Networks, FleetMatics, GTE, GTE LLC, GTE Wireless LLC, Hughes Telematics, Inceptor, Incubed IT, Jaunt, LQD WiFi, MCI Communications, MCI Communications Services LLC, MCI International LLC, Moment, Niddel, ProtectWise, Qwest Wireless Spectrum (Network Assets), Senion, Sensity Systems, Skyward, SocialRadar, Straight Path Communications, Telogis, Terremark Worldwide, TracFone Wireless, UpLynk, Verizon Americas LLC, Verizon Avenue, Verizon Business Global LLC, Verizon Business Network Services LLC, Verizon Delaware LLC, Verizon International Business Ventures Inc., Verizon International Inc., Verizon Maryland LLC, Verizon New England Inc., Verizon New Jersey Inc., Verizon New York Inc., Verizon Pennsylvania LLC, Verizon Ventures LLC, Verizon Virginia LLC, Vessel, Vidder, Volicon, WideOpenWest - Fiber-Optic Network, XO Communications, Yahoo!, and go90.

When was Verizon Communications founded?

Verizon Communications was founded in 1983.

What is Verizon Communications' official website?

The official website for Verizon Communications is 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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 212-571-1897.

This page was last updated on 5/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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