Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): Price and Financial Metrics

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

Today's Latest Price: $52.77 USD

0.77 (-1.44%)

Updated Mar 27 12:00am

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 25 in Telecom - Domestic

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VZ Stock Summary

  • Verizon Communications Inc's market capitalization of $206,751,830,262 is ahead of 99.64% of US-listed equities.
  • Verizon Communications Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.67% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, VZ is more volatile than merely 0.45% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VZ, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are T, UNH, BAC, DIS, and MA.
  • VZ's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Verizon Communications Inc's official web site, go to
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VZ Price/Volume Stats

Current price $52.77 52-week high $62.22
Prev. close $53.54 52-week low $48.84
Day low $51.54 Volume 25,363,600
Day high $53.84 Avg. volume 21,127,162
50-day MA $56.85 Dividend yield 4.66%
200-day MA $58.38 Market Cap 218.25B

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Company Bio

Verizon Communications provides communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses and governmental agencies. Its segments include Wireless and Wireline. The company was founded in 1983 and is based in New York, New York.

VZ Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

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Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for VZ, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Verizon Communications Inc ranked in the 35th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 24%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Verizon Communications Inc, consider:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.82 years, is -0.03% -- higher than only 23.58% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • Verizon Communications Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than only 12.14% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than only 15.74% of stocks in its sector (Communication Services).

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

TSU, RBBN, CBB, CCOI, and TDS can be thought of as valuation peers to VZ, in the sense that they are in the Communication Services sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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VZ Price Returns

1-mo -2.57%
3-mo -12.89%
6-mo -9.99%
1-year -6.98%
3-year 23.10%
5-year 35.96%
YTD -13.16%
2019 13.84%
2018 11.26%
2017 3.97%
2016 20.70%
2015 3.62%

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Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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