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

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): $58.69

-0.12 (-0.20%)

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VZ POWR Grades

  • VZ scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 90.44% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for VZ is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 206 days.
  • VZ ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 19th percentile.

VZ Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $243,477,377,497, Verizon Communications Inc has a greater market value than 99.46% of US stocks.
  • VZ's went public 35.39 years ago, making it older than 92.9% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The volatility of Verizon Communications Inc's share price is greater than that of just 0.16% 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 KO, XOM, T, BHP, and ASML.
  • Visit VZ's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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 $60.10 Average Broker Recommendation 1.83 (Hold)

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VZ Price/Volume Stats

Current price $58.69 52-week high $61.95
Prev. close $58.81 52-week low $52.85
Day low $58.67 Volume 13,770,300
Day high $59.26 Avg. volume 19,250,766
50-day MA $57.58 Dividend yield 4.28%
200-day MA $58.25 Market Cap 242.98B

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:
$58.69$70.84 21%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Verizon Communications Inc. To summarize, we found that Verizon Communications Inc ranked in the 60th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 21.33% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for VZ, they are:

  • 57% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 21.23% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Verizon Communications Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 1.9% 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 7.17% 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 PTNR, CHT, CNSL, BCE, and T.

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Yahoo | May 14, 2021

Verizon to redeem select Verizon InterNotes® due 2024-2037

NEW YORK, May 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced that it will redeem the following outstanding notes (the “Notes”) on June 15, 2021 (the “Redemption Date”): CUSIP Number Title of Note PrincipalAmountOutstanding PrincipalAmount to beRedeemed92346MFJ592346MFF392346MFG192346MFM892346MFP192346MFR792346MFT392346MGF292346MGB192346MGD792346MDK492346MDD092346MEM992346MEP292346MEK392346MFV892346MFZ992346MFX492346MAN192346MAJ092346MAE1 2.000% Verizon InterNotes® due August 15, 20242.000% Verizon InterNotes® due August 15, 20242.600% Verizon InterNotes® due August 15, 20292.350% Verizon InterNotes® due September 15, 20292.600% Verizon InterNotes® due September 15, 20292.600% Verizon InterNotes® due October 15, 20292.600% Verizon InterNotes® ...

Yahoo | May 14, 2021

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Yahoo | May 13, 2021

Verizon reports results of preliminary shareholder vote at 2021 annual meeting

NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) has announced preliminary results of the shareholder vote at its annual meeting, which was held today in a virtual-only format. Verizon’s shareholders elected each of Verizon’s nine directors to a one-year term. Shareholders also voted in favor of two management proposals: Approved the compensation of the company’s named executive officers as described in the 2021 proxy statement, andRatified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the company’s independent registered public accounting firm. All three shareholder proposals were defeated: shareholder right to act by written consent; amend executive compensation clawback policy; and shareholder ratification of annual equity awards. Vote tallies are c...

Yahoo | May 13, 2021

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VZ Price Returns

1-mo 1.72%
3-mo 9.45%
6-mo -1.54%
1-year 11.99%
3-year 39.39%
5-year 42.85%
YTD 2.05%
2020 -0.13%
2019 13.84%
2018 11.26%
2017 3.97%
2016 20.70%

VZ Dividends

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