|Bid||37.150 x 3900|
|Ask||37.160 x 3900|
|Day's Range||36.810 - 37.350|
|52 Week Range||32.550 - 42.700|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||17.95|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.00 (5.45%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Now we’ll take a look at Verizon’s (VZ) spending on capex (capital expenditure). In order to improve its network and acquire additional spectrum for future use, the mobile carrier has been investing largely in capex. Wall Street analysts expect Verizon’s spending on capex to reach ~$5.5 billion in 4Q17.
Strong portfolio of wireless spectrums with 4G LTE network, 5G network trials, booming digital media suite and unlimited data plans are likely to drive Verizon's (VZ) prospects.
Lately, 5G (fifth-generation) technology is generating some buzz in the media and telecommunications industry. The 5G network has the potential to significantly reduce latency, boost download and upload speeds, and improve network reliability. According to research by Statista, 5G wireless subscriptions are projected to reach 545 million by 2022.
Apple is planning to build a new corporate campus and hire 20,000 U.S. workers in an expansion driven in part by a tax cut that will enable the iPhone maker to bring an estimated $245 billion back to its ...
Now let’s take a look at Verizon’s (VZ) customer retention metric, or its churn rate. Wall Street analysts anticipate Verizon’s postpaid phone churn rate to rise in 4Q17 mainly due to growing competition in the postpaid market and strong promotional offers from competitors. Earlier in 3Q17, Verizon reported a postpaid phone churn rate of 0.75%, the tenth consecutive quarter in which it had a postpaid phone churn rate of less than 0.90%.
Despite high-profile announcements, few large US companies plan to use tax savings to boost investment or raise workers' pay, a CNBC survey found.
AT&T, Apple and Amazon were among U.S. companies that added the most debt in 2017, says S&P Dow Jones Indices.
Walt Disney (DIS) and Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX)(FOXA) exude confidence that their $52.4 billion asset transaction deal will sail through regulatory reviews without much delay or need for significant concessions. Meanwhile, AT&T (T) and Time Warner (TWX), which are seeking to combine in a deal valued at $85.4 billion, have taken longer than originally expected to complete their deal. It’s not that Disney and Fox don’t expect significant regulatory scrutiny of their deal, but they hope that regulatory reviews would conclude quickly so that they can close the deal in the next 12 to 18 months.
Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) finds itself actively struggling for its survival. Sprint remains a weak company in one of the country’s most competitive industries. Competition with the likes of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), and T-Mobile US Inc (NASDAQ:TMUS) has left the company with dwindling market share and weak pricing power.
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Facebook, Google and Amazon dominate their worlds just as Standard Oil and AT&T once did. Critics say they should get the same treatment. The answer to the antitrust question depends on a narrow test: ...
On macro calls, nobody ever gets it all right for very long. Maybe, a year or 2. Neither does the naïve forecast that nothing changes much ever work. Black Swans do paddle into the picture, and economic cycles peak or bottom out.
___ Tax law brings big paper losses, long-term gains to US banks Big U.S. banks have been reporting billions of dollars in paper losses this month as they are forced to come into compliance with the new ...
Shares of ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADTN ), a small-cap provider of networking and communications equipment, have lost more than 15 percent over the past three months. While the stock has a "heightened ...
With Ciena Corporation (NYSE: CIEN ) and other optical peers navigating a maturing optical market in 2017, the decks are now cleared for outperformance over the next year, according to Goldman Sachs. ...
T-Mobile U.S. Inc. added more than 39 million customers in the past five years, more than doubling the Bellevue-based wireless provider's customer base. The customer additions highlight T-Mobile's transformation since John Legere became CEO in 2012. Back then, T-Mobile was recovering from a failed merger after federal regulators blocked an attempt to combine with AT&T. T-Mobile employees, including Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray, still talk about the dark years after the AT&T meltdown.
Lawmakers want Dallas-based telecom giant AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) to cut all ties with Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies over national security concerns, Reuters reported early Tuesday. The news follows AT&T’s last-minute announcement that it would pull out of a deal to become the first major telecom to carry Huawei smartphones. The news outlet also said lawmakers want AT&T to oppose China Mobile Ltd.’s plans to enter the U.S. marketplace.