VZ - Verizon Communications Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
54.79
+0.52 (+0.96%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous Close54.27
Open54.26
Bid54.70 x 4000
Ask54.85 x 900
Day's Range54.10 - 55.21
52 Week Range43.97 - 55.21
Volume19,102,725
Avg. Volume14,286,649
Market Cap226.389B
Beta0.68
PE Ratio (TTM)7.27
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield2.36 (4.48%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-07-09
1y Target EstN/A
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