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

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): $54.98

-0.38 (-0.69%)

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VZ Stock Summary

  • VZ has a higher market value than 99.38% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $229,087,905,832.
  • Verizon Communications Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.77% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, VZ is more volatile than merely 0.55% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Verizon Communications Inc are CMCSA, KO, T, TM, and NKE.
  • 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 $54.98 52-week high $61.95
Prev. close $55.36 52-week low $48.84
Day low $54.92 Volume 17,184,500
Day high $55.52 Avg. volume 20,633,545
50-day MA $56.90 Dividend yield 4.53%
200-day MA $57.79 Market Cap 227.51B

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:
$54.98$69.52 26%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Verizon Communications Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Verizon Communications Inc ranked in the 59th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 26.17% 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 just 2.44% 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 merely 6.84% of stocks in its sector (Communication Services).

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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.

Verizon debuted edge-computing enabled mobile game at Super Bowl

Verizon (VZ +0.9%) notes that along with Amazon Web Services and the NFL it debuted what it says is the first 5G and mobile edge compute-enabled mobile game, in-stadium at the Super Bowl last month. The NFL Ultra Toss game used augmented reality to ask fans in the stadium to...

Seeking Alpha | March 1, 2021

Warren Buffett signals more stock buybacks coming this year in annual letter

Jonathan Boyar, Boyar Asset Management Principal & Portfolio Manager, joins Yahoo Finance’s Kristin Myers to reflect on Warren Buffett’s annual letter.

Yahoo | March 1, 2021

Berkshire is ‘not a get rich stock, it’s a stay rich stock’: Tilson

Whitney Tilson, Empire Financial Research founder and CEO, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss top takeaways from Warren Buffett’s annual letter to shareholders and Berkshire Hathaway’s valuation.

Yahoo | March 1, 2021

Verizon, the NFL and AWS Leverage 5G and MEC to bring enhanced mobile gaming to Super Bowl LV

What you need to know: Verizon, AWS and the NFL debuted the first 5G and MEC-enabled mobile game for fans in-stadium at Super Bowl LV. With Verizon 5G Edge and AWS Wavelength, the gameplay was offloaded to the edge of Verizon’s 5G network reducing latency (or lag) and allowing for a massive multi-player experience in stadium. Verizon customers playing the game in-stadium had an enhanced gaming experience thanks to the super low latency and massive bandwidth provided by 5G Ultra Wideband and mobile edge compute. BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon, the NFL and AWS debuted the first 5G and mobile edge compute (MEC)-enabled mobile game for fans in-stadium at Super Bowl LV, called NFL Ultra Toss. Fans with the NFL Ticketholder app received a push notification dur...

Yahoo | March 1, 2021

Why I Sold Verizon and Replaced It With IBM

If you like dividends but also want some business growth potential, IBM is well worth your attention.

Yahoo | March 1, 2021

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VZ Price Returns

1-mo 0.42%
3-mo -9.44%
6-mo -7.34%
1-year 0.14%
3-year 29.73%
5-year 32.10%
YTD -5.42%
2020 -0.13%
2019 13.84%
2018 11.26%
2017 3.97%
2016 20.70%

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Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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