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

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): $40.02

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VZ Price/Volume Stats

Current price $40.02 52-week high $43.21
Prev. close $40.10 52-week low $30.14
Day low $39.85 Volume 20,486,400
Day high $40.22 Avg. volume 21,215,480
50-day MA $39.84 Dividend yield 6.7%
200-day MA $35.97 Market Cap 168.25B

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VZ POWR Grades

  • Stability is the dimension where VZ ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 82.55% of US stocks.
  • VZ's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 26 weeks.
  • VZ ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 12th percentile.

VZ Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $164,632,620,966, VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC has a greater market value than 98.76% of US stocks.
  • VZ's went public 38.03 years ago, making it older than 92.92% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 7.88, VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 13% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VZ, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TMUS, UNP, UPS, DIS, and WFC.
  • Visit VZ's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

VZ Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Communication Services stock, VZ's EV/EBIT ratio is 37.46% lower, now standing at 10.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, VZ's price/earnings ratio has gone down 4.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VZ.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VZ 2023-12-29 1.2 1.6 7.6 10.1
VZ 2023-12-28 1.2 1.6 7.5 10.1
VZ 2023-12-27 1.2 1.6 7.5 10.1
VZ 2023-12-26 1.2 1.6 7.5 10.1
VZ 2023-12-22 1.2 1.6 7.5 10.1
VZ 2023-12-21 1.2 1.6 7.5 10.1

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)

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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VZ Price Returns

1-mo -5.50%
3-mo 5.48%
6-mo 19.23%
1-year 11.96%
3-year -13.34%
5-year -8.98%
YTD 7.94%
2023 2.71%
2022 -20.02%
2021 -7.55%
2020 -0.13%
2019 13.84%

VZ Dividends

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