Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Dividends

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): $51.64

0.89 (+1.75%)

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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:
$51.64$2409.85 4627.98%

A technique commonly used by dividend investors to value dividend-issuing stocks is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM), which seeks to determine a fair share price based on the dividend provided by the company relative to a number of other company-specific factors. In the case of VZ, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a positive return of 4627.98%. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Verizon Communications Inc are:

  • Amongst its dividend-issuing peers in the mega-sized market cap category, VZ's beta -- a measure of volatility relative to the market at large -- is lower than 96% of them.
  • Regarding its relative worth based on the dividend discount model, Verizon Communications Inc's estimated return of 4627.98% surpasses about 98.26% of dividend issuers we applied the dividend discount model to.

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VZ Dividends vs. Peers

VZ's dividend yield currently ranks #6 of 41 vs. its peers in the Telecom - Domestic category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 SPOK Spok Holdings, Inc. 19.84%
2 LUMN Lumen Technologies Inc. 9.17%
3 CTL CenturyLink, Inc. 9.09%
4 CCOI Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc. 5.79%
5 T AT&T Inc. 5.30%
6 VZ Verizon Communications Inc. 5.04%
7 TDS Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. Common Shares 4.56%
8 IDCC InterDigital Inc. 2.30%
9 ATNI ATN International, Inc. 1.45%
10 SHEN Shenandoah Telecommunications Co 0.32%
11 HCOM Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. 0.00%
12 GTT GTT Communications, Inc. 0.00%
13 FRP FairPoint Communications, Inc. 0.00%
14 QTEK QualTek Services 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 STRY Starry Group Holdings Inc. 0.00%
19 ALSK Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. 0.00%
20 WIFI Boingo Wireless, Inc. 0.00%
21 WIN Windstream Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
22 RADI Radius Global Infrastructure Inc. Cl A 0.00%
23 TMUS T-Mobile US Inc. 0.00%
24 IPAS iPass Inc. 0.00%
25 CALL magicJack VocalTec Ltd - 0.00%
26 GNCMA GCI Liberty, Inc. - -1 0.00%
27 FNGR FingerMotion, Inc. 0.00%
28 TWER Towerstream Corp 0.00%
29 WTT Wireless Telecom Group, Inc. 0.00%
30 ORBC ORBCOMM Inc. 0.00%
31 CUEN Cuentas Inc. 0.00%
32 ATEX Anterix Inc. 0.00%
33 STRP Straight Path Communications Inc. 0.00%
34 OTEL Otelco Inc. 0.00%
35 IDT IDT Corporation Class B 0.00%
36 OOMA Ooma, Inc. 0.00%
37 USM United States Cellular Corporation 0.00%
38 LVLT Level 3 Communications, Inc. 0.00%
39 CBB Cincinnati Bell Inc. 0.00%
40 VG Vonage Holdings Corp. 0.00%
41 GSAT Globalstar, Inc. 0.00%

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