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

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

Today's Latest Price: $58.99 USD

0.46 (0.79%)

Updated Aug 10 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 24 in Telecom - Domestic

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VZ Stock Summary

  • VZ has a higher market value than 99.57% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $242,200,293,011.
  • Verizon Communications Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.86% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, VZ is more volatile than just 0.47% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VZ, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are T, DIS, TMUS, UNP, and CHTR.
  • Visit VZ's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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VZ Price/Volume Stats

Current price $58.99 52-week high $62.22
Prev. close $58.53 52-week low $48.84
Day low $58.46 Volume 12,114,527
Day high $59.15 Avg. volume 18,000,070
50-day MA $56.22 Dividend yield 4.2%
200-day MA $57.53 Market Cap 244.10B

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:
$58.99$86.98 49%

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 55th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for VZ, they are:

  • Verizon Communications Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than just 6.8% 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 16.05% 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 launches wireless home broadband service

Increasing pace in its race with T-Mobile, Verizon (VZ) launches broadband internet service LTE Home Internet.The service users Verizon's 4G LTE network and offers unlimited data plus download speeds of 25 Mbps with peaks up to 50 Mbps.LTE Home Internet costs $40/month for Verizon customers or $60/month for non-customers.The service is now...

Seeking Alpha | July 30, 2020

Facebook’s Second-Quarter Sales Top Estimates as Ads Rebound

(Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc.’s second-quarter sales topped analysts’ highest estimates, rebounding from a pandemic-fueled disruption to digital advertising earlier in the year. The social media company’s shares surged in late trading.Revenue jumped 11% to $18.7 billion, compared with the $17.3 billion average analyst projection. Facebook’s main social network logged 2.7 billion monthly active users in the period, according to a statement Thursday, compared with the 2.63 billion average estimate of analysts polled by Bloomberg.Even as economic growth sputters, Facebook’s results show advertisers were willing to boost budgets in the second quarter after previously holding off. Facebook’s profit was $5.18 billion, or $1.80 a share, beating the $1.39 per-share average estimate.In the curren...

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Comcast’s Peacock Is Bright Spot for Company Hit by Cord Cutting

(Bloomberg) -- NBCUniversal’s Peacock signed up 10 million customers in its first three months, making the new streaming service a rare bright spot at Comcast Corp.’s pandemic-ravaged entertainment division.Comcast disclosed the initial results while reporting its second-quarter earnings on Thursday. NBC has said it hopes Peacock will reach 30 million to 35 million active users by 2024. The service, which is free and supported by advertising, made its debut to Comcast subscribers in April and expanded nationwide on July 15.While it’s early, exclusive and original titles have been among the top draws on the fledgling service, said Matt Strauss, chairman of Peacock and NBCUniversal Digital Enterprises. The No. 2 series is “Brave New World,” adapted from the novel by Aldous Huxley, and the...

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Yahoo Sports and NBA Bring Future of Sports Entertainment to Life through Virtual Reality, Fantasy and Betting Relationship

– RYOT to Produce Immersive, At-Home Fan Experience as Live Virtual Reality Production Partner During the NBA Restart – – Yahoo Sports to Enhance Its Distribution of NBA League Pass with Fantasy and Gaming Integrations as Official Marketing Partner of the NBA –NEW YORK, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yahoo Sports and the National Basketball Association (NBA) are joining forces to enhance the at-home fan experience with a multiyear relationship that will make Yahoo Sports an Official Marketing Partner of the league and RYOT a live virtual reality (VR) production partner during the NBA Restart in Orlando. The relationship will also allow Yahoo Sports to engage fans through fantasy and sports betting in unprecedented ways, including the right to create sports betting content and expand...

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Verizon Owner Trust 2020-B -- Moody's assigns provisional ratings to Verizon Owner Trust 2020-B Notes

Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") has assigned provisional ratings to the notes to be issued by Verizon Owner Trust 2020-B (VZOT 2020-B), the second device payment plan agreement transaction issued from the VZOT platform this year and twelfth overall. All receivables are originated by Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless, a wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon Communications Inc. (Verizon) and certain other affiliates of Verizon. Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless will also be the servicer of the transaction.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

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VZ Price Returns

1-mo 8.26%
3-mo 7.56%
6-mo 3.54%
1-year 10.35%
3-year 40.06%
5-year 54.30%
YTD -0.78%
2019 13.84%
2018 11.26%
2017 3.97%
2016 20.70%
2015 3.62%

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