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

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): $33.28

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VZ Price/Volume Stats

Current price $33.28 52-week high $42.58
Prev. close $33.29 52-week low $31.25
Day low $32.93 Volume 22,740,000
Day high $33.51 Avg. volume 21,858,711
50-day MA $33.56 Dividend yield 7.77%
200-day MA $36.93 Market Cap 139.91B

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VZ POWR Grades

  • Stability is the dimension where VZ ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 82.36% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for VZ is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • VZ ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 15th percentile.

VZ Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $140,961,460,697, VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC has a greater market value than 98.62% of US stocks.
  • VZ's went public 37.74 years ago, making it older than 93.16% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • VZ's current price/earnings ratio is 6.7, which is higher than only 14.01% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VZ, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are UPS, TMUS, WFC, HSBC, and AXP.
  • VZ's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC's official web site, go to

VZ Valuation Summary

  • VZ's price/sales ratio is 1; this is 0% higher than that of the median Communication Services stock.
  • VZ's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 1.1 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 2023-09-18 1.0 1.5 6.7 9.8
VZ 2023-09-15 1.1 1.5 6.8 9.8
VZ 2023-09-14 1.1 1.5 6.8 9.9
VZ 2023-09-13 1.1 1.5 6.8 9.8
VZ 2023-09-12 1.1 1.5 6.8 9.9
VZ 2023-09-11 1.1 1.5 6.8 9.9

VZ Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 120.82%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -14.35%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 23.87%.
Over the past 34 months, VZ's revenue has gone up $5,485,000,000.

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
2022-12-31 136,835 37,141 21,256
2022-09-30 135,651 36,576 19,292
2022-06-30 134,325 36,766 20,799
2022-03-31 134,300 36,666 21,400
2021-12-31 133,613 39,539 22,065
2021-09-30 134,238 40,458 22,040

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 64.13% of graded US stocks.
  • VZ's asset turnover comes in at 0.393 -- ranking 35th of 64 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
2021-09-30 0.393 0.582 0.103
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

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 $60.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.87 (Hold)

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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Louis Navellier and the InvestorPlace Research Staff on InvestorPlace | September 21, 2023

UPDATE 1-US EPA says no immediate lead health threats from telecom cables

The U.S. environmental regulator said Thursday soil sampling for lead in two Pennsylvania towns near telecommunications cables indicate "no threats to the health of people nearby that would warrant" an immediate government response, despite some findings of the pollutant. The Environmental Protection Agency testing was prompted by an investigation by the Wall Street Journal of lead covered telecommunications cables across the United States. EPA sampled soil for lead near telecommunications cables in the Pennsylvania towns of Coal Center and California.

Yahoo | September 21, 2023

Verizon Frontline survey reveals 5G, network reliability among top priorities for first responders

What you need to know: 5G is a must-have: Almost a quarter of respondents (23%) said they view 5G as a top priority, up from 18% last year. Another 54% this year said it was an important priority.Network reliability still reigns: Just as they did in last year’s survey, first responders revealed that network reliability and speed are still the most important considerations when selecting a communications provider, with almost half of respondents (48%) saying so. More than half (51%) said a reliab

Yahoo | September 21, 2023

Want to Earn $10,000 per Year in Dividends? Here's How Much Verizon Stock You Need to Own

Shares of Verizon (NYSE: VZ) have been hammered over the past year, but the good news is that the dividend yield is now over 7%. In this video, Travis Hoium answers just how much stock you need to own to make $10,000 each year in dividends and how that payout may change over time.

Yahoo | September 21, 2023

Should You Buy the 3 Highest-Paying Dividend Stocks in the Dow Jones?

The three highest yielding Dow stocks are all facing notable headwinds. Carefully consider the balance between risk and reward before buying.

Yahoo | September 21, 2023

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VZ Price Returns

1-mo -0.30%
3-mo -4.60%
6-mo -9.50%
1-year -10.01%
3-year -33.85%
5-year -20.78%
YTD -11.23%
2022 -20.02%
2021 -7.55%
2020 -0.13%
2019 13.84%
2018 11.26%

VZ Dividends

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