Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Dividends

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): $53.39

-0.22 (-0.41%)

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Over the past 6 years of historical data, VZ has returned more capital to shareholders through its dividend issuances than 98.31% of other dividend-paying US stocks.
  • If price volatilty is something you're paying attention to when building your dividend portfolio, know that VZ has less fluctuation in its price than 99.4% of stocks we're observing.
  • In terms trailing twelve months of dividends issued, VZ has returned $10,286,000,000 US dollars -- more than 97.79% of public US dividend stocks.
  • If you want to include this stock in your dividend portfolio, here are some dividend stocks that are NOT correlated with VZ that may be suitable potential portfolio mates: PEG, AGX, CNS, PATI and DEA.
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VZ Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$53.39$1512.76 2674.18%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. In the case of VZ, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a positive return of 2674.18% relative to its current price. Digging deeper, the aspects of Verizon Communications Inc's dividend discount model that we found most interesting were:

  • Compared to other dividend issuers in the mega-sized market cap category, VZ has a beta lower than only 100% of them.
  • Regarding its relative worth based on the dividend discount model, VZ's provides a return of 2674.18% based on the forecast of the dividend discount model we used relative to its current share price; this is a better return than 98.67% of all stocks we measured with our dividend discount model.

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VZ Dividends vs. Peers

VZ's dividend yield currently ranks #5 of 40 vs. its peers in the Telecom - Domestic category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 CTL CenturyLink, Inc. 9.09%
2 LUMN Lumen Technologies Inc. 8.14%
3 T AT&T Inc. 8.13%
4 SPOK Spok Holdings, Inc. 4.99%
5 VZ Verizon Communications Inc. 4.89%
6 CCOI Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc. 4.41%
7 TDS Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. Common Shares 3.60%
8 IDCC InterDigital Inc. 2.06%
9 ATNI ATN International, Inc. 1.47%
10 SHEN Shenandoah Telecommunications Co 1.09%
11 SBAC SBA Communications Corporation - 0.70%
12 HCOM Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. 0.00%
13 GTT GTT Communications, Inc. 0.00%
14 FRP FairPoint Communications, Inc. 0.00%
15 ASTS AST SpaceMobile, Inc. 0.00%
16 FTR Frontier Communications Corporation 0.00%
17 CNSL Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
18 ALSK Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. 0.00%
19 WIFI Boingo Wireless, Inc. 0.00%
20 WIN Windstream Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
21 TMUS T-Mobile US Inc. 0.00%
22 IPAS iPass Inc. 0.00%
23 CALL magicJack VocalTec Ltd - 0.00%
24 GNCMA GCI Liberty, Inc. - -1 0.00%
25 FNGR FingerMotion, Inc. 0.00%
26 TWER Towerstream Corp 0.00%
27 WTT Wireless Telecom Group, Inc. 0.00%
28 ORBC ORBCOMM Inc. 0.00%
29 CUEN Cuentas Inc. 0.00%
30 ATEX Anterix Inc. 0.00%
31 STRP Straight Path Communications Inc. 0.00%
32 OTEL Otelco Inc. 0.00%
33 IDT IDT Corporation Class B 0.00%
34 OOMA Ooma, Inc. 0.00%
35 USM United States Cellular Corporation 0.00%
36 LVLT Level 3 Communications, Inc. 0.00%
37 CBB Cincinnati Bell Inc. 0.00%
38 VG Vonage Holdings Corp. 0.00%
39 SWIR Sierra Wireless, Inc. 0.00%
40 GSAT Globalstar, Inc. 0.00%

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