Verizon Communications Inc (VZ)

VZ (NYSE:Telecommunications)
$47.34
pos +0.32
+0.68%
Today's Range: 46.89 - 47.37 | VZ Avg Daily Volume: 15,933,100
Last Update: 12/22/14 - 11:18 AM EST
Volume: 3,807,593
YTD Performance: -4.31%
Open: $47.10
Previous Close: $47.02
52 Week Range: $45.09 - $53.66
Oustanding Shares: 4,149,723,706
Market Cap: 195,244,500,367
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for VZ
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 16 17 18 18
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 6 5 5 5
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.58 1.50 1.48 1.48
Latest Dividend: 0.55
Latest Dividend Yield: 4.68%
Dividend Ex-Date: 01/07/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 9.82
Price Earnings Comparisons:
VZ Sector Avg. S&P 500
9.82 9.80 25.85
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-6.61% -2.91% 21.72%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 4.10 0.13 0.04
Net Income 123.00 1.30 0.32
EPS 1,208.50 3.46 0.64
Earnings for VZ:
EBITDA 48.57B
Revenue 120.55B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (12/14) Qtr (03/15) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $0.73 $0.94 $3.41 $3.72
Number of Analysts 14 7 13 19
High Estimate $0.85 $0.99 $3.50 $3.89
Low Estimate $0.60 $0.91 $3.31 $3.48
Prior Year $0.66 $0.84 $2.84 $3.41
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 10.93% 12.07% 20.18% 9.02%
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By

Paul Price

 | Dec 22, 2014 | 10:00 AM EST

Option players might want to consider selling some VZ Jan. 2017 $45 puts.

bearishVerizon downgraded at Goldman

Dec 17, 2014 | 7:14 AM EST

VZ was downgraded to Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. $48 price target. Estimates also cut, as the ndustry is facing increased competition and higher spectrum costs. 

By

Chris Laudani

 | Dec 11, 2014 | 9:00 AM EST

Verizon and AT&T could learn a lot from 'Storage Wars.'

By

Jim Cramer

 | Dec 10, 2014 | 3:25 PM EST

The battle between the joy of consumers and the pain of producers.

By

Jim Cramer

 | Dec 9, 2014 | 1:59 PM EST

This market is a good team facing a tough opponent on the road.

By

Jim Cramer

 | Dec 9, 2014 | 11:02 AM EST

This market will let us know what to do next.

bearishVerizon downgraded at Baird

Dec 9, 2014 | 7:50 AM EST

VZ was downgraded from Outperform to Neutral, Robert Baird said. $50 price target. Company trades at a full valuation, but is facing increased competition. 

 

bearishVerizon estimates, target reduced at Credit Suisse

Dec 9, 2014 | 7:41 AM EST

Shares of VZ now seen reaching $51, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also cut, as the company is facing increased competition. Neutral rating. 

updateUBS Media Conf.

Dec 9, 2014 | 7:20 AM EST

UBS Global Media and Communications Conference

By

Sham Gad

 | Nov 10, 2014 | 2:00 PM EST

It will take patience and courage to invest in these two.

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