VZ - Verizon Communications Inc.

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
55.04
+0.14 (+0.26%)
As of 11:02AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close54.90
Open55.08
Bid55.020 x 800
Ask55.030 x 2200
Day's Range54.85 - 55.27
52 Week Range43.97 - 55.90
Volume6,071,258
Avg. Volume14,223,131
Market Cap227.422B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.72
PE Ratio (TTM)7.30
EPS (TTM)7.536
Earnings DateOct 23, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield2.41 (4.39%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-10-09
1y Target Est56.71
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  • Investopedia1 hour ago

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  • Telecom Stocks' Q3 Earnings Roster for Oct 23: VZ, GLW, JNPR
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    A Look at Verizon’s Dividends

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  • GlobeNewswire4 hours ago

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  • TheStreet.com3 days ago

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    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.

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  • Are Verizon’s Cost-Cutting Initiatives Reaping Rewards?
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  • ACCESSWIRE3 days ago

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