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

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): $51.64

0.89 (+1.75%)

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VZ POWR Grades

  • VZ scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 80.8% of US stocks.
  • VZ's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • VZ's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 34.06% of US stocks).

VZ Stock Summary

  • VZ has a market capitalization of $215,138,462,678 -- more than approximately 99.03% of US stocks.
  • Verizon Communications Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.84% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, VZ is more volatile than only 1.82% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VZ, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CMCSA, UPS, PEP, UNP, and T.
  • 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

    Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -60.28%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 2.72%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -1.37%.
Over the past 15 months, VZ's revenue has gone up $5,238,000,000.

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
2021-12-31 133,613 39,539 22,065
2021-09-30 134,238 40,458 22,040
2021-06-30 132,866 38,654 19,990
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

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 $51.64 52-week high $56.85
Prev. close $50.75 52-week low $45.55
Day low $50.58 Volume 14,189,300
Day high $51.77 Avg. volume 23,796,021
50-day MA $49.88 Dividend yield 4.96%
200-day MA $52.04 Market Cap 216.87B

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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Dana Blankenhorn on InvestorPlace | February 25, 2022

Is Verizon Stock A Buy? TracFone Integration, 5G Investments Impact 2022 Outlook

VZ stock provides a dividend but a buyback has been shelved amid 5G wireless investments. Will investors place a higher multiple on Verizon stock on expectations of revenue growth reaccelerating?

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Is T-Mobile Stock A Buy? 2022 Guidance Soothes Worries Amid Buyback Hopes

T-Mobile holds an edge in 5G wireless spectrum but will its market share gains vs. AT&T and Verizon continue? Here is what fundamental and technical analysis says about buying TMUS stock.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Verizon waives calling charges to Ukraine

Wireless consumer and business customers as well as residential landline customers can call to Ukraine for freeBASKING RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to developments in Ukraine, Verizon will waive charges for calls from its postpaid consumer and business wireless customers and residential landline customers to and from Ukraine, from February 25 through March 10. The company is also waiving voice and text roaming charges for customers in Ukraine. "During these challeng

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

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VZ Price Returns

1-mo 1.63%
3-mo -0.36%
6-mo -1.07%
1-year -4.10%
3-year 1.37%
5-year 43.55%
YTD 1.81%
2021 -7.55%
2020 -0.13%
2019 13.84%
2018 11.26%
2017 3.97%

VZ Dividends

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