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

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

Today's Latest Price: $56.31 USD

1.07 (-1.86%)

Updated Oct 28 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 higher market value than 99.58% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $239,220,894,225.
  • VZ's went public 34.84 years ago, making it older than 92.89% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, VZ is more volatile than merely 0.25% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Verizon Communications Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be 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 $56.31 52-week high $62.22
Prev. close $57.38 52-week low $48.84
Day low $56.12 Volume 18,682,263
Day high $57.35 Avg. volume 16,914,980
50-day MA $59.17 Dividend yield 4.37%
200-day MA $57.20 Market Cap 233.01B

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:
$56.31$94.65 64%

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 57th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 64.67%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Verizon Communications Inc, consider:

  • Verizon Communications Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than only 6.38% 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 only 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 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 -4.13%
3-mo -0.68%
6-mo 1.26%
1-year -2.36%
3-year 31.30%
5-year 49.99%
YTD -4.28%
2019 13.84%
2018 11.26%
2017 3.97%
2016 20.70%
2015 3.62%

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