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

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): $38.24

-0.78 (-2.00%)

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VZ POWR Grades

  • Stability is the dimension where VZ ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 85.35% of US stocks.
  • VZ's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving up over the last 178 days.
  • VZ ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 43rd percentile.

VZ Stock Summary

  • VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC's market capitalization of $163,456,895,037 is ahead of 98.95% of US-listed equities.
  • VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.41% of US equities in our set.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC is higher than only 19.89% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VZ, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are UPS, CMCSA, T, UNP, and SCHW.
  • 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 8.4; this is 18.45% lower than that of the median Communication Services stock.
  • VZ's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 20 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 2022-11-21 1.2 1.9 8.4 11.8
VZ 2022-11-18 1.2 1.9 8.4 11.8
VZ 2022-11-17 1.2 1.8 8.3 11.7
VZ 2022-11-16 1.2 1.8 8.2 11.7
VZ 2022-11-15 1.2 1.8 8.2 11.6
VZ 2022-11-14 1.2 1.8 8.3 11.7

VZ Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -14.35%.
  • The year over year price growth rate now stands at -13.96%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 144.69%.
VZ's revenue has moved up $3.783e+09 over the prior 33 months.

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
2022-09-30 135,651 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
2021-06-30 132,866 38,654 19,990

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)

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VZ Price/Volume Stats

Current price $38.24 52-week high $55.51
Prev. close $39.02 52-week low $34.55
Day low $38.13 Volume 21,563,500
Day high $39.09 Avg. volume 22,933,445
50-day MA $37.91 Dividend yield 6.69%
200-day MA $46.41 Market Cap 160.60B

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.

Why Veon Stock Just Rocketed 29%

Beeline, VimpelCom, Veon (NASDAQ: VEON) -- what do these three things have in common? Ever since Putin took the presidency, however, and especially ever since he sent Russian troops and tanks into Ukraine, Veon has been distancing itself from its Russian roots. In 2010, for example, Veon moved its headquarters entirely out of Russia, to Amsterdam, and in 2017, it officially changed its name to Veon.

Yahoo | November 25, 2022

T-Mobile's Free Cash Flow Is About to Explode

T-Mobile US (NASDAQ: TMUS) is ready to join its fellow telecom giants in becoming a massive cash cow. Management provided an updated outlook for the full year with its third-quarter earnings report, and it suggests free cash flow of about $2 billion for the fourth quarter. Fueling that free cash-flow growth is the completion of its integration with Sprint, which comes with some hefty expenses.

Yahoo | November 25, 2022

A Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) insider lowered their holding by 26% earlier this year

From what we can see, insiders were net sellers in Verizon Communications Inc.'s ( NYSE:VZ ) during the past 12 months...

Yahoo | November 24, 2022

Buying Verizon Stock for Its Dividend? Read This First.

Among the telecoms is Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ), the second-largest provider behind AT&T. The stock sports an attractive 6.89% dividend yield, which also places it in red-flag territory. Often, when a stock's dividend yield rises higher than 5%, it's seen as a warning sign that the company won't be able to pay its dividend obligations sustainably. Should Verizon shareholders be concerned?

Yahoo | November 23, 2022

Black Friday Apple Deals: Get iPhone 14 Pro, and a gift, all on us and only at Verizon

This holiday, get iPhone 14 Pro on us. Plus, Apple Watch SE, iPad, and Beats Fit Pro. All on us, for a limited time.1 NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Don’t miss Black Friday deals for Apple lovers available only at Verizon, the network America relies on. Verizon is giving you jaw-dropping Black Friday Apple deals on iPhone 14 Pro, Apple Watch SE, iPad, and Beats Fit Pro. Plus, when you sign up for the One Unlimited for iPhone plan, get Apple One, including Apple Music, Apple TV+, App

Yahoo | November 23, 2022

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VZ Price Returns

1-mo 1.51%
3-mo -8.57%
6-mo -23.40%
1-year -22.14%
3-year -26.96%
5-year -3.73%
YTD -22.38%
2021 -7.55%
2020 -0.13%
2019 13.84%
2018 11.26%
2017 3.97%

VZ Dividends

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