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

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): $53.57

0.14 (+0.26%)

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VZ POWR Grades

  • Stability is the dimension where VZ ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 81.12% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for VZ is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 160 days.
  • VZ's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 4.91% of US stocks).

VZ Stock Summary

  • Verizon Communications Inc's market capitalization of $221,208,956,963 is ahead of 98.99% of US-listed equities.
  • Verizon Communications Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.74% of US equities in our set.
  • The volatility of Verizon Communications Inc's share price is greater than that of only 6.54% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Verizon Communications Inc are CMCSA, NVO, TMO, DHR, and ABT.
  • 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 year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 44.81%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 13.31%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 266.46%.
Over the past 33 months, VZ's revenue has gone up $3,375,000,000.

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
2021-09-30 134,238 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
2020-06-30 129,726 43,462 19,145

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 $53.57 52-week high $59.85
Prev. close $53.43 52-week low $49.69
Day low $52.87 Volume 6,375,602
Day high $53.63 Avg. volume 20,109,709
50-day MA $52.14 Dividend yield 4.79%
200-day MA $54.81 Market Cap 224.87B

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.

Key U.S. lawmakers urge AT&T, Verizon to delay some 5G deployments

The chairman of the House Transportation Committee and the head of an aviation subcommittee urged AT&T and Verizon Communications to delay some 5G deployments set for Wednesday around key U.S. airport runways. Representative Peter DeFazio, the committee chair, and Representative Rick Larsen, who chairs an aviation subcommittee, said the Federal Aviation Administration and aviation industry must have "more time to thoroughly assess the risks of deployment in order to avoid potentially disastrous disruptions to our national airspace system."

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

Verizon Communications (VZ) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

In the latest trading session, Verizon Communications (VZ) closed at $53.28, marking a -0.45% move from the previous day.

Yahoo | January 17, 2022

U.S. Airlines Say Further 5G Delay Needed to Avoid Flight Disruptions This Week

Carriers said in a letter to U.S. officials that current FAA flight-safety measures to accommodate the new wireless service could result in a significant disruption of their flight schedules this week.

Yahoo | January 17, 2022

UPDATE 2-Major U.S. airline CEOs warn 5G could ground some planes, wreak havoc

The chief executives of major U.S. passenger and cargo carriers on Monday warned of an impending "catastrophic" aviation crisis in less than 36 hours, when AT&T and Verizon are set to deploy new 5G service. The airlines warned the new C-Band 5G service set to begin on Wednesday could render a significant number of widebody aircraft unusable, "could potentially strand tens of thousands of Americans overseas" and cause "chaos" for U.S. flights.

Yahoo | January 17, 2022

U.S. FAA Clears Way for Some Jets to Fly Within 5G Airwaves

(Bloomberg) -- U.S. aviation regulators granted approvals that will allow some jetliners to operate within zones where new 5G wireless services are set to begin Wednesday, significantly reducing the potential impact on flight schedules. Most Read from BloombergDeadly Strikes on UAE Upset Efforts to Ease Gulf FrictionsOne of the World’s Wealthiest Oil Exporters Is Becoming UnlivableFourth Pfizer Dose Is Insufficient to Ward Off Omicron, Israeli Trial SuggestsDjokovic Loses Shot at Tennis History

Yahoo | January 17, 2022

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VZ Price Returns

1-mo 2.12%
3-mo 1.55%
6-mo -1.83%
1-year -1.72%
3-year 6.87%
5-year 27.08%
YTD 4.34%
2021 -7.55%
2020 -0.13%
2019 13.84%
2018 11.26%
2017 3.97%

VZ Dividends

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