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

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): $37.43

0.64 (+1.74%)

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VZ POWR Grades

  • Stability is the dimension where VZ ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 87.62% of US stocks.
  • VZ's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving down over the last 178 days.
  • VZ ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 32nd percentile.

VZ Stock Summary

  • VZ has a market capitalization of $154,513,693,252 -- more than approximately 98.88% of US stocks.
  • VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.42% of US equities in our set.
  • VZ's current price/earnings ratio is 7.27, which is higher than only 21% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC, a group of peers worth examining would be UPS, WFC, CMCSA, DIS, and UNP.
  • VZ's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC's official web site, go to

VZ Valuation Summary

  • VZ's price/sales ratio is 1.2; this is 7.69% lower than that of the median Communication Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, VZ's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 16.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VZ.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VZ 2023-03-03 1.2 1.8 7.6 10.7
VZ 2023-03-02 1.2 1.8 7.6 10.7
VZ 2023-03-01 1.2 1.8 7.6 10.7
VZ 2023-02-28 1.2 1.8 7.7 10.7
VZ 2023-02-27 1.2 1.8 7.7 10.7
VZ 2023-02-24 1.2 1.8 7.7 10.7

VZ Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 120.82%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -14.35%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 23.87%.
Over the past 34 months, VZ's revenue has gone up $5,485,000,000.

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
2022-12-31 136,835 37,141 21,256
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

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 $37.43 52-week high $55.51
Prev. close $36.79 52-week low $34.55
Day low $36.93 Volume 19,247,801
Day high $37.71 Avg. volume 21,287,047
50-day MA $39.60 Dividend yield 7.14%
200-day MA $41.69 Market Cap 157.20B

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.

Is Verizon A Buy Or Sell As Wait For 5G Boost Drags On?

VZ stock provides a dividend but a buyback has been shelved amid 5G wireless investments. When will revenue growth reaccelerate?

Yahoo | March 20, 2023

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Is a Trending Stock: Facts to Know Before Betting on It

Recently, users have been paying close attention to Verizon (VZ). This makes it worthwhile to examine what the stock has in store.

Yahoo | March 20, 2023

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These supercharged income stocks, with an average yield of 11.47%, can generate $500 every three months from an initial investment of $17,500.

Yahoo | March 19, 2023

Comcast Accused of Making Claims That Mislead Consumers

In an industry not exactly known for treating customers well or for truth in advertising, AT&T says Comcast has gone too far.

Yahoo | March 18, 2023

Weekly Roundup

Amid the volatility, we had a number of outperformers this week, including Alphabet, Amazon and Microsoft -- but the gains were offset by declines at Clear Secure, Energy Select SPDR Fund and Ford.

Yahoo | March 17, 2023

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VZ Price Returns

1-mo -6.94%
3-mo 0.63%
6-mo -3.19%
1-year -22.47%
3-year -16.42%
5-year 0.73%
YTD -3.51%
2022 -20.02%
2021 -7.55%
2020 -0.13%
2019 13.84%
2018 11.26%

VZ Dividends

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