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

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): $54.26

-0.02 (-0.04%)

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VZ POWR Grades

  • Stability is the dimension where VZ ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.38% of US stocks.
  • VZ's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 47 weeks.
  • VZ's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 16.14% of US stocks).

VZ Stock Summary

  • Verizon Communications Inc's market capitalization of $225,346,514,261 is ahead of 99.11% of US-listed equities.
  • VZ's went public 35.73 years ago, making it older than 92.6% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The volatility of Verizon Communications Inc's share price is greater than that of merely 0.07% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VZ, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are T, KO, CMCSA, WFC, and PEP.
  • Visit VZ's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

VZ Valuation Summary

  • VZ's price/earnings ratio is 11.5; this is 24.34% lower than that of the median Communication Services stock.
  • VZ's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.4 over the prior 243 months.
  • VZ's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.4 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VZ.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VZ 2021-09-03 1.7 3.1 11.5 13.2
VZ 2021-09-02 1.7 3.1 11.5 13.2
VZ 2021-09-01 1.7 3.1 11.4 13.2
VZ 2021-08-31 1.7 3.1 11.4 13.2
VZ 2021-08-30 1.7 3.1 11.3 13.1
VZ 2021-08-27 1.7 3.1 11.3 13.1

VZ Growth Metrics

  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 25.21%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 81.86%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 13.73%.
Over the past 52 months, VZ's revenue has gone up $9,243,000,000.

The table below shows VZ's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 132,866 38,654 19,990
2021-03-31 129,549 42,638 18,890
2020-12-31 128,292 41,768 17,801
2020-09-30 128,375 41,470 18,308
2020-06-30 129,726 43,462 19,145
2020-03-31 131,350 37,489 18,389

VZ's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • VZ has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 61.1% of graded US stocks.
  • VZ's asset turnover comes in at 0.406 -- ranking 31st of 63 Communication stocks.
  • CXDO, TDS, and USM are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with VZ.

The table below shows VZ's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.406 0.587 0.099
2021-03-31 0.414 0.595 0.103
2020-12-31 0.427 0.601 0.106
2020-09-30 0.436 0.595 0.099
2020-06-30 0.446 0.591 0.105
2020-03-31 0.455 0.589 0.102

VZ Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of VZ, see our VZ price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $60.23 Average Broker Recommendation 1.87 (Hold)

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VZ Price/Volume Stats

Current price $54.26 52-week high $61.95
Prev. close $54.28 52-week low $53.83
Day low $54.01 Volume 20,304,300
Day high $54.58 Avg. volume 17,343,949
50-day MA $55.38 Dividend yield 4.62%
200-day MA $56.82 Market Cap 224.64B

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Company Bio

Verizon Communications Inc is a provider of communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies. It offers voice, data and video services and solutions to wireless and wireline networks. The company was founded on June 30th, 2000 and is currently headquartered in New York City. In 2015, Verizon partnered with Ericsson, Qualcomm, Intel and Samsung to create the 5G Technology Forum (5GTF). By 2019, the company utilized the 5GTF to launch 5G mobile service to limited areas in the U.S., including Los Angeles, Sacramento, Houston, Chicago, Minneapolis, and Indianapolis. Verizon’s current Chief Executive Officer is Hans Vestberg and the company has operations in over 150 countries, employing 130,000 employees worldwide.

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Latest VZ News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Verizon Communications Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate VZ as an investment opportunity.

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Bret Kenwell on InvestorPlace | September 17, 2021

Verizon announces accepted amounts of Old Notes and pricing terms of New Notes in connection with its private exchange offers for 8 series of notes

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon Communications Inc. (“Verizon”) (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced the accepted amounts and pricing terms of its previously announced private offers to exchange the 8 outstanding series of notes listed in the first table below and maturing from 2024 through 2026 (collectively, the “Old Notes”), in each case, for newly issued notes of Verizon due 2032 (the “New Notes”) (the “Exchange Offers”), on the terms and subject to the conditions set fort

Yahoo | September 17, 2021

Verizon sweetens subsidies on iPhones to match competition

Verizon said it would now offer trade-in subsidies of up to $1000, matching rival AT&T Inc, from $700 previously. The biggest subsidies will be given to customers who turn in the iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 models. Apple's new range of iPhones come at an unchanged price, but carriers are using aggressive subsidies as a way to hold on to existing customers and attract new ones.

Yahoo | September 17, 2021

Introducing Verizon Small Business Digital Ready

Moving forward, a strong economy needs digital-ready small business owners. That’s why Verizon has a goal to provide resources to help 1M small businesses thrive in the digital economy. Introducing...

Yahoo | September 17, 2021

Citi (C), BNY Mellon & Verizon Join Forces for Real-Time Bill Pay

Citi (C) and BNY Mellon team up with Verizon in a bid to provide real-time bill pay access to Citi customers, in turn, helping them avoid the payment of overdraft fees.

Yahoo | September 17, 2021

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VZ Price Returns

1-mo -2.27%
3-mo -2.66%
6-mo -2.72%
1-year -6.14%
3-year 13.29%
5-year 30.58%
YTD -4.59%
2020 -0.13%
2019 13.84%
2018 11.26%
2017 3.97%
2016 20.70%

VZ Dividends

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