VZ - Verizon Communications Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
48.81
+0.38 (+0.78%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous Close48.43
Open48.33
Bid48.57 x 800
Ask48.89 x 1200
Day's Range48.26 - 49.31
52 Week Range42.80 - 54.77
Volume18,539,779
Avg. Volume15,711,450
Market Cap201.678B
Beta0.74
PE Ratio (TTM)6.40
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield2.36 (5.09%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-04-09
1y Target EstN/A
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