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

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

Today's Latest Price: $57.05 USD

0.33 (-0.58%)

Updated Jan 19 7:00pm

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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

  • VZ has a higher market value than 99.53% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $237,443,854,778.
  • VZ's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 548.88 -- higher than 93.1% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, VZ is more volatile than just 0.43% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Verizon Communications Inc are CMCSA, NKE, T, KO, and NVS.
  • 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 $57.05 52-week high $61.95
Prev. close $57.38 52-week low $48.84
Day low $56.98 Volume 18,821,200
Day high $57.58 Avg. volume 19,441,182
50-day MA $59.67 Dividend yield 4.37%
200-day MA $57.96 Market Cap 236.08B

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

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$57.05$58.75 2%

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 52th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 2.5% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Verizon Communications Inc, consider:

  • Verizon Communications Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 4.29% 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 just 16.38% of stocks in its sector (Communication Services).

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

For other companies in the Communication Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as VZ, try RCI, PTNR, NUVR, CHT, and TIMB.

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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.

Some users report broadcasting problems with CBS, other television service providers

Some users reported broadcasting issues with CBS and other television service providers on Sunday afternoon, outage monitoring website DownDetector and Verizon Support said on Twitter. "There is a known broadcasting issue with CBS the network provider and other television service providers," Verizon Support posted in a tweet.

Yahoo | January 17, 2021

Haim Saban explains why the Fox-Disney merger ‘stumped’ him

Saban Capital Group Chairman & CEO, Haim Saban, joins 'Influencers with Andy Serwer' to discuss consolidation and M&A in the media industry.

Yahoo | January 16, 2021

Selfie-Snapping Rioters Leave FBI a Trail of Over 140,000 Images

(Bloomberg) -- The FBI arrested one man after a co-worker at a western Maryland restaurant reported seeing him in images of people assaulting the U.S. Capitol. A Texas man was charged after his ex-wife recognized him in a social-media video and called authorities, noting that it was a good picture.Perhaps the most easily recognized interloper wore the same bearskin headdress with horns, and carried the same six-foot spear, as he did on his Facebook page. Prosecutors called it “distinctive attire” in charging documents.These and more details gleaned from court documents reveal how the FBI has quickly identified more than 275 suspects -- the number is expected to grow quickly -- related to last week’s Capitol riot. More than 98 have been arrested, often with the aid of video taken or soci...

Yahoo | January 16, 2021

Telehealth's future depends on bridging the digital divide: Hospital CEO

As the coronavirus pandemic forces people to work, shop, and go to school online, it’s highlighted the deep disparity in access to broadband internet — and in turn, health care.

Yahoo | January 15, 2021

Net proceeds in key U.S. spectrum auction tops $80 billion

The Federal Communications Commission said that the first phase in the largest auction of mid-band 5G spectrum to date had raised a record $80.9 billion in gross proceeds. The spectrum is key to next-generation 5G wireless networks and the bidding exceeds the prior highest spectrum auction that netted $44.9 billion. Winning bidders must also pay the costs of clearing the spectrum held by existing satellite users and $9.7 billion in incentive payments.

Yahoo | January 15, 2021

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VZ Price Returns

1-mo -4.63%
3-mo 1.60%
6-mo 4.34%
1-year N/A
3-year 25.15%
5-year 55.06%
YTD -1.86%
2020 -0.13%
2019 13.84%
2018 11.26%
2017 3.97%
2016 20.70%

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