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

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

Today's Latest Price: $56.99 USD

0.23 (0.41%)

Updated Oct 30 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 25 in Telecom - Domestic

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VZ Stock Summary

  • VZ has a market capitalization of $234,878,236,271 -- more than approximately 99.58% of US stocks.
  • VZ's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 542.95 -- higher than 93.01% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, VZ is more volatile than merely 0.23% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VZ, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are DIS, KO, BAC, CMCSA, and T.
  • 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 $56.99 52-week high $62.22
Prev. close $56.76 52-week low $48.84
Day low $56.37 Volume 17,636,905
Day high $57.07 Avg. volume 16,955,695
50-day MA $59.08 Dividend yield 4.42%
200-day MA $57.18 Market Cap 235.83B

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:
$56.99$80.41 43%

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 53th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 43.5% on a DCF basis. 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 merely 5.75% 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 16.05% of stocks in its sector (Communication Services).

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

NUVR, SHEN, CABO, BCE, and CHT can be thought of as valuation peers to VZ, in the sense that they are in the Communication Services sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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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 board grows to 10, adding adviser Austin

Roxanne Austin has been elected to the Verizon (VZ) board, effective immediately. She's president/CEO of private investment/consulting firm Austin Investment Advisors, and chairs the U.S. Mid-Market Investment Advisory Committee of EQT Partners. She also serves on the boards at Abbott Laboratories, AbbVie, CrowdStrike and Teledyne Technologies. She's the 10th member...

Seeking Alpha | October 2, 2020

Verizon expands LTE Home Internet into more rural areas

Verizon (VZ) is expanding its LTE Home Internet into more areas, broadening its rural reach for the 4G-based broadband service. LTE Home Internet is now available in parts of 189 markets across 48 states. The service offers unlimited data and download speeds of 25 Mbps (peaking at 50 Mbps). It...

Seeking Alpha | October 1, 2020

Global Mobile TV Market Trajectory & Analytics Report 2020 Featuring AT&T, Bell Canada, Bharti Airtel, Charter Communications, Comcast, SPB TV, Tata Sky, Verizon -

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Mobile TV - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to's offering. Global Mobile TV Market to Reach $18.3 Billion by 2027 Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Mobile TV estimated at US$10.5 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$18.3 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 8.2% over the period 2020-2027. Free to Air Services, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projecte

Business Wire | September 28, 2020

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Yahoo | July 31, 2020

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VZ Price Returns

1-mo -3.18%
3-mo 0.20%
6-mo 2.49%
1-year -1.63%
3-year 35.66%
5-year 51.80%
YTD -3.12%
2019 13.84%
2018 11.26%
2017 3.97%
2016 20.70%
2015 3.62%

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