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

$56.65
+0.35 (+0.62 %)
(As of 08/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$55.42
Now: $56.65
$56.69
50-Day Range
$54.8260
MA: $56.61
$58.33
52-Week Range
$52.28
Now: $56.65
$61.58
Volume11.81 million shs
Average Volume13.71 million shs
Market Capitalization$234.29 billion
P/E Ratio11.68
Dividend Yield4.33%
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$9.0785 per share
Book Value$14.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$15.53 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees144,500
Outstanding Shares4,135,770,000
Market Cap$234.29 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2019 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 6th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, July 10th will be given a dividend of $0.6025 per share on Thursday, August 1st. This represents a $2.41 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, July 9th. View Verizon Communications' Dividend History.

How were Verizon Communications' earnings last quarter?

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) issued its earnings results on Thursday, August, 1st. The cell phone carrier reported $1.23 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.03. The cell phone carrier earned $32.07 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $32.42 billion. Verizon Communications had a net margin of 12.08% and a return on equity of 34.91%. Verizon Communications's revenue for the quarter was down .4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.20 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, October 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Verizon Communications.

What price target have analysts set for VZ?

11 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Verizon Communications' shares. Their forecasts range from $53.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect Verizon Communications' stock price to reach $59.4590 in the next year. 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?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verizon Communications in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 3 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?

News headlines about VZ stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Verizon Communications earned a media sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the cell phone carrier a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. 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), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE), Pfizer (PFE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Walt Disney (DIS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.84%), BlackRock Inc. (7.67%), Northern Trust Corp (1.30%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.15%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.86%) and Morgan Stanley (0.82%). Company insiders that own Verizon Communications stock include Anthony T Skiadas, Craig L Silliman and Lowell C Mcadam. 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 Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Quest Capital Management Inc. ADV, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., AQR Capital Management LLC and Profund Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Verizon Communications company stock in the last year include Anthony T Skiadas, Craig L Silliman and Lowell C Mcadam. View Insider Buying and Selling for Verizon Communications.

Which major investors are buying Verizon Communications stock?

VZ stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd., Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Thoroughbred Financial Services LLC and LSV Asset Management. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Verizon Communications' stock price today?

One share of VZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.65.

How big of a company is Verizon Communications?

Verizon Communications has a market capitalization of $234.29 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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  962 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,171 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,133
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 8/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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