Verizon Communications Inc (VZ)

VZ (NYSE:Telecommunications)
$46.98
neg -0.17
-0.36%
Today's Range: 46.49 - 47.10 | VZ Avg Daily Volume: 16,369,300
Last Update: 01/26/15 - 3:59 PM EST
Volume: 15,048,105
YTD Performance: 0.79%
Open: $46.98
Previous Close: $47.15
52 Week Range: $45.09 - $53.66
Oustanding Shares: 4,149,723,706
Market Cap: 198,356,793,147
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 15 16 17 17
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 7 6 5 5
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.67 1.58 1.50 1.50
Latest Dividend: 0.55
Latest Dividend Yield: 4.60%
Dividend Ex-Date: 01/07/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 19.75
Price Earnings Comparisons:
VZ Sector Avg. S&P 500
19.75 9.90 26.00
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-2.22% -1.48% 22.79%
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 (03/15) Qtr (06/15) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $0.93 $0.93 $3.65 $3.82
Number of Analysts 9 9 19 13
High Estimate $0.98 $0.96 $3.85 $4.20
Low Estimate $0.89 $0.90 $3.48 $3.57
Prior Year $0.84 $0.91 $3.35 $3.65
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 10.98% 2.32% 9.08% 4.66%
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bearishVerizon estimates, target reduced at Goldman

Jan 23, 2015 | 6:33 AM EST

Shares of VZ now seen reaching $47, according to Goldman Sachs. Estimates also cut, given increased wireless competition. Neutral rating. 

bearishVerizon estimates cut at Canaccord

Jan 20, 2015 | 7:55 AM EST

VZ estimates were reduced through 2015, Canaccord Genuity said. Company is seeing higher wireless phone upgrade activity. Buy rating and $56 price target. 

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Jim Cramer

 | Jan 20, 2015 | 6:16 AM EST

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Christopher Versace

 | Jan 12, 2015 | 9:59 AM EST

Watch the share count when looking at earnings.

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Christopher Versace

 | Jan 8, 2015 | 12:15 PM EST

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Jim Cramer

 | Jan 7, 2015 | 3:30 PM EST

Because there is something joyous about rationality.

bearishVerizon estimates reduced at Nomura

Jan 7, 2015 | 7:27 AM EST

VZ estimates were cut through 2015, Nomura said. Company is facing increased subsidy costs for high volume sales. Buy rating and $53 price target. 

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Tim Melvin

 | Jan 6, 2015 | 5:00 PM EST

Numbers have to add up before I buy the story.

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Eric Jackson

 | Jan 6, 2015 | 11:49 AM EST

Lots of companies will be chasing digital ad dollars.

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David Katz

 | Jan 6, 2015 | 9:00 AM EST

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