VZ - Verizon Communications Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
54.90
+0.25 (+0.46%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close54.65
Open54.62
Bid54.82 x 900
Ask55.08 x 800
Day's Range54.52 - 55.50
52 Week Range43.97 - 55.90
Volume19,103,293
Avg. Volume14,223,131
Market Cap226.844B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.72
PE Ratio (TTM)7.29
EPS (TTM)7.54
Earnings DateOct 23, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield2.41 (4.47%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-10-09
1y Target Est56.71
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  • Barrons.comyesterday

    Berkshire Hathaway Stock Looks Cheap by Warren Buffett’s Measure

    Buffett often uses a measure called look-through earnings to value the company. The trick: include the earnings of companies in its $200 billion equity holdings.

  • TheStreet.comyesterday

    You Need a Game Plan: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Friday 10/19/18)

    There's another tough week of earnings ahead, Jim Cramer warned his Mad Money viewers Friday. If a company has any ties to the Federal Reserve or to China, look out, Cramer cautioned, because this market sometimes pans even the best earnings. Cramer was bullish on Verizon and McDonalds, but noted the others all face China risks.

  • CNBC2 days ago

    Cramer's game plan: Companies tied to China or the Fed are 'guilty until proven innocent'

    CNBC's Jim Cramer prepares for what he thinks may be the "toughest" earnings week yet. The upcoming week of earnings reports may be the "toughest of all," CNBC's Jim Cramer warned after Friday's trading produced "the most treacherous up day" he'd seen in years. "We have more blowups in high-growth stocks, more disappointment in tech, more sadness in health care, and they're offset by just a fantastic pair of rallies in Procter & Gamble and PayPal ," the "Mad Money" host said.

  • Verizon Intends to Participate in the Upcoming Spectrum Auctions
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Verizon Intends to Participate in the Upcoming Spectrum Auctions

    The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) is planning to run its first-ever 28 GHz (gigahertz) and 24 GHz millimeter wave (or mmWave) spectrum auctions in November. Wireless carriers such as Verizon (VZ), T-Mobile (TMUS), and AT&T (T), which expect to start offering 5G services nationally over the next few years, have expressed interest in the upcoming FCC spectrum auctions. Verizon’s total revenue is expected to have risen ~2.5% YoY (year-over-year) to $32.5 billion in the quarter that ended on September 30.

  • TheStreet.com2 days ago

    Verizon Poised to Break Out on the Topside - Go Long on Strength

    In this daily bar chart of VZ, below, we can see a bullish golden cross of the 50-day moving average and the 200-day moving average line in late July. The daily On-Balance-Volume (OBV) line shows a rise from November and another move up from early June showing that traders have become more aggressive on the buy side. In this weekly bar chart of VZ, below, we went back four years to show how important the $56 level is to the bull case.

  • Why North America Remains Important for Ericsson in Near Term
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Why North America Remains Important for Ericsson in Near Term

    Ericsson (ERIC) is optimistic about 5G demand, which will likely be a key revenue driver going forward. AT&T (T), Verizon (VZ), T-Mobile (TMUS), and Sprint (S), the four telecom carriers in the United States, are trying to beat each other in the 5G race. CEO Borje Ekholm stated, “We see very good momentum on 5G in North East Asia but also in North America as those two areas leading the way.

  • Are Verizon’s Cost-Cutting Initiatives Reaping Rewards?
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Are Verizon’s Cost-Cutting Initiatives Reaping Rewards?

    Verizon (VZ), the largest wireless service provider in the United States, is undertaking various cost-cutting efforts. Recently, the telecommunications company rolled out an initiative that seeks to encourage thousands of its employees to take early retirement. Verizon reported that its zero-based budgeting had realized $0.5 billion in cumulative cash savings in the first half of 2018.

  • ACCESSWIRE2 days ago

    Today's Research Reports on Trending Tickers: AT&T and Verizon Communications

    NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / October 19, 2018 / U.S. equities plunged on Thursday as worries over global growth weighed on the broader market and investors continued to digest the minutes from the Federal Reserve. "To me, this reflects a lack of trust in the Federal Reserve," said president at Icon Funds, Craig Callahan. "The market fears the Fed will over-tighten," he added.

  • What Is Verizon’s Capex Estimate for Q3 2018?
    Market Realist2 days ago

    What Is Verizon’s Capex Estimate for Q3 2018?

    Now let’s take a look at Verizon’s (VZ) spending on capex. Verizon has been investing heavily in capex to improve its network. Wall Street analysts expect Verizon’s capex spending to reach $4.4 billion in the third quarter.

  • How the Recent Sell-Off Impacted Sprint’s Technical Indicators
    Market Realist2 days ago

    How the Recent Sell-Off Impacted Sprint’s Technical Indicators

    In the previous part of this series, we looked at the latest analyst recommendations for Sprint (S) stock. The majority of analysts are suggesting a “hold.” Now let’s take a look at Sprint’s technical indicators and compare them to its peers in the telecommunications space. We’ll use the company’s RSI (relative strength index) score and moving averages, which are some of the most frequently used technical indicators.

  • Reuters2 days ago

    Comcast says its fastest internet reaches more U.S. homes than any other provider

    Competitor Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) races to deploy its next-generation 5G wireless service on mobile phones and in the home with speeds theoretically rivalling cable company products. Verizon launched its home internet 5G service in October, the first commercial offering of its kind in the United States. Comcast's high-speed internet business is one of its biggest contributors to revenue and profit as customers for its video services decline.

  • Reuters3 days ago

    Comcast says its fastest internet reaches more U.S. homes than any other provider

    Competitor Verizon Communications Inc races to deploy its next-generation 5G wireless service on mobile phones and in the home with speeds theoretically rivaling cable company products. Verizon launched its home internet 5G service in October, the first commercial offering of its kind in the United States. Comcast's high-speed internet business is one of its biggest contributors to revenue and profit as customers for its video services decline.

  • GlobeNewswire3 days ago

    Verizon and Urbanova work with the City of Spokane to create a smarter, more sustainable and more connected place to live

    Verizon and Urbanova, in collaboration with the City of Spokane, Washington have formed an agreement to partner on developing scalable technology solutions aimed at creating a smarter, safer, more connected place to live. Verizon, Urbanova, the organization dedicated to finding new ways to enhance communities, and the city will partner initially on smart community solutions that directly impact public safety, traffic congestion and parking within Spokane’s University District.

  • GlobeNewswire3 days ago

    Verizon Provides $1 Million to Red Cross and Florida Relief Fund for Hurricane Michael Relief; Three Months of Free Monthly Access Service Expanded to Nine Counties in Florida

    Verizon's wireless operations leader Tami Erwin, visiting the Bay County, Florida, Emergency Operations Center, today announced contributions totaling $1 million to organizations assisting in the wake of Hurricane Michael.  Meeting with state and local emergency management officials to discuss the company’s round-the-clock efforts to restore its service, Erwin said Verizon will donate a total of $500,000 to the American Red Cross to support recovery efforts, adding $250,000 to its original pledge to support areas hardest hit by the hurricane. In addition, Erwin said Verizon is contributing $500,000 to the Florida Disaster Relief Fund, which is the State of Florida’s official private fund established to assist Florida’s communities as they respond to and recover during times of emergency or disaster.

  • Expectations for Verizon’s Q3 Fios Internet Customer Acquisitions
    Market Realist3 days ago

    Expectations for Verizon’s Q3 Fios Internet Customer Acquisitions

    In the previous article, we discussed a few of the pay-TV market trends affecting Verizon (VZ). The telecommunications company is managing the secular challenges of the pay-TV market by concentrating on its Fios Internet offering. It will be interesting to see Verizon’s Fios Internet net subscriber additions in the third quarter, as the company has continued to face stiff competition from leading cable companies.

  • Expectations for Verizon’s Fios Video Customer Acquisitions in Q3
    Market Realist3 days ago

    Expectations for Verizon’s Fios Video Customer Acquisitions in Q3

    The major driver of Verizon’s (VZ) wireline segment is its Fios service. Verizon’s Fios is a fiber-optic network service that provides users with video, Internet, and voice services. Wall Street analysts expect Verizon to see a net loss of Fios video customers in the third quarter, as the company has continued to face stiff competition from over-the-top (or OTT) video streaming players.

  • How Analysts Rate Sprint before Its Q2 2018 Results
    Market Realist3 days ago

    How Analysts Rate Sprint before Its Q2 2018 Results

    As of October 12, 24 analysts from various brokerage firms have been actively tracking Sprint (S) stock. Three of them have recommended a “buy,” 16 have recommended a “hold,” and five have recommended a “sell.” Approximately 67% of them have rated it a “hold.”

  • Verizon Aims to Lower Costs Through Employee Retrenchment
    Zacks3 days ago

    Verizon Aims to Lower Costs Through Employee Retrenchment

    Verizon Communications (VZ) intends to utilize the freed-up capital for higher investments in technology upgrade and state-of-the-art infrastructure for faster deployment of 5G.

  • What to Know about Verizon’s Growth Prospects
    Market Realist3 days ago

    What to Know about Verizon’s Growth Prospects

    Verizon (VZ), the largest wireless service provider in the United States, is looking to showcase strength as it nears its third-quarter earnings release. The telecommunications company is expected to report its results for the third quarter on October 23. On that day, Verizon is expected to report adjusted EPS of $1.19, which would represent a YoY (year-over-year) rise of ~21.4%. Meanwhile, Wall Street analysts expect Verizon’s total revenue to rise ~2.5% YoY to reach $32.5 billion in the third quarter.

  • Sprint’s Valuation amid the October Market Sell-Off
    Market Realist3 days ago

    Sprint’s Valuation amid the October Market Sell-Off

    Let’s look now at Sprint’s (S) valuation after the recent market sell-off. As of October 12, Sprint’s market capitalization was $26.1 billion, making it the fourth-largest US mobile operator in terms of market capitalization. By comparison, T-Mobile’s (TMUS) market capitalization was $57.9 billion, Verizon’s (VZ) was $222 billion, and AT&T’s (T) was $234.2 billion.

  • What Drove Crown Castle’s Third-Quarter Results?
    Market Realist3 days ago

    What Drove Crown Castle’s Third-Quarter Results?

    Crown Castle (CCI) reported its third-quarter results on October 17. The company posted an AFFO (adjusted funds from operations) of $1.39 per share—$0.01 higher than Wall Street analysts’ expectation. Crown Castle’s AFFO per share grew ~34% YoY (year-over-year) and 5.3% sequentially. The AFFO growth was mainly driven by the company’s revenues rising 29% YoY and 3.4% sequentially to $1.38 billion. The quarterly revenues were ahead of analysts’ estimate of $1.35 billion.

  • How Sprint’s Stock Performance Compares
    Market Realist3 days ago

    How Sprint’s Stock Performance Compares

    Sprint’s (S) closing price on October 12 was $6.41. Based on that, Sprint has a market capitalization of $26.1 billion, the lowest among all the major US mobile operators. Sprint’s highest price in the last 52 weeks was $7.22, and its lowest price was $4.81.

  • CNBC4 days ago

    Cramer's lightning round: For growth and yield, go with Verizon over Kraft Heinz

    Jim Cramer speeds through his take on callers' favorite stocks, including his favorite pick for "decent growth with good yield."

  • Mexico Beach residents return home again _ some to no home
    Associated Press4 days ago

    Mexico Beach residents return home again _ some to no home

    MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — With stunned faces and tears, residents of hard-hit Mexico Beach returned home for the first time Wednesday about a week after Hurricane Michael hit to find pieces of their lives scattered across the sand and a community altered.

  • Cramer's lightning round: For growth and yield, go with V...
    CNBC Videos4 days ago

    Cramer's lightning round: For growth and yield, go with V...

    Jim Cramer speeds through his take on callers' favorite stocks, including his favorite pick for "decent growth with good yield."