VZ - Verizon Communications Inc.

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
53.99
+0.03 (+0.06%)
As of 1:44PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close53.96
Open53.86
Bid54.10 x 1000
Ask54.11 x 800
Day's Range53.78 - 54.65
52 Week Range43.97 - 55.90
Volume7,514,626
Avg. Volume13,964,453
Market Cap223.089B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.72
PE Ratio (TTM)7.16
EPS (TTM)7.54
Earnings DateOct 23, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield2.41 (4.47%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-10-09
1y Target Est56.65
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  • What to Know about Verizon’s Growth Prospects
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  • Hurricane is blamed for 16 deaths in Florida alone
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  • The Latest: Verizon giving credit to hardest-hit counties
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