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NYSE:VZ - Verizon Communications Stock Price, Forecast & News

$60.51
+0.03 (+0.05 %)
(As of 01/23/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$60.00
Now: $60.51
$60.53
50-Day Range
$58.85
MA: $60.64
$62.07
52-Week Range
$52.28
Now: $60.51
$62.22
Volume11.10 million shs
Average Volume13.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$250.26 billion
P/E Ratio15.56
Dividend Yield4.07%
Beta0.51
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$8.95 per share
Book Value$13.24 per share

Profitability

Net Income$15.53 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees144,500
Outstanding Shares4,135,784,000
Market Cap$250.26 billion
Next Earnings Date1/30/2020 (Confirmed)
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 10th will be given a dividend of $0.615 per share on Monday, February 3rd. This represents a $2.46 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 9th. View Verizon Communications' Dividend History.

How were Verizon Communications' earnings last quarter?

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

When is Verizon Communications' next earnings date?

Verizon Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 30th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Verizon Communications.

How can I listen to Verizon Communications' earnings call?

Verizon Communications will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 30th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for VZ?

14 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Verizon Communications' stock. Their forecasts range from $57.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate Verizon Communications' stock price to reach $63.52 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Verizon Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Verizon Communications?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verizon Communications in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 6 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 headlines about VZ stock have been trending extremely negative on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Verizon Communications earned a daily sentiment score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the cell phone carrier a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Verizon Communications.

Are investors shorting Verizon Communications?

Verizon Communications saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 38,660,000 shares, an increase of 6.2% from the December 15th total of 36,400,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 11,410,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.4 days. Currently, 0.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Verizon Communications' Current Options Chain.

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), NVIDIA (NVDA), General Electric (GE), Alibaba Group (BABA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Bank of America (BAC), AbbVie (ABBV), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Ford Motor (F) and Altria Group (MO).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Hexavest Inc. (0.07%), PGGM Investments (0.06%), Hamlin Capital Management LLC (0.04%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.04%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.04%) and Calamos Advisors LLC (0.04%). 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 Assenagon Asset Management S.A., PGGM Investments, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, DNB Asset Management AS, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH and Hexavest Inc.. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Ironvine Capital Partners LLC, Ironvine Capital Partners LLC, WealthBridge Investment Counsel Inc., Corbenic Partners LLC, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Boston Trust Walden Corp and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC. 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 $60.51.

How big of a company is Verizon Communications?

Verizon Communications has a market capitalization of $250.26 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:  1,009 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,292 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,301
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 1/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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