Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Dividends

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): $56.37

0.30 (+0.54%)

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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 98.36% of other dividend-paying US stocks.
  • If you're seeking price stability while collecting dividends, note that VZ has less volatility in its price than 99.5% of US stocks in our dividend set.
  • In terms of absolute dollars distributed to common shareholders over the past 12 months, VZ has returned $10,286,000,000 US dollars, more than 97.79% of US dividend issuers.
  • 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: MLAB, ZTS, AMT, RMD and AGR.
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VZ Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$56.37$361.28 521.4%

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. Regarding Verizon Communications Inc, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a positive return of 521.4% relative to its current price. 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 has a beta lower than 97.3% of them.
  • In terms of opportunity, Verizon Communications Inc's estimated return of 521.4% surpasses about 97.41% of dividend issuers we applied the dividend discount model to.

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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 T AT&T Inc. 7.23%
3 LUMN Lumen Technologies Inc. 7.13%
4 SPOK Spok Holdings, Inc. 4.99%
5 VZ Verizon Communications Inc. 4.45%
6 CCOI Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc. 3.94%
7 TDS Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. Common Shares 3.00%
8 IDCC InterDigital Inc. 1.87%
9 ATNI ATN International, Inc. 1.47%
10 SBAC SBA Communications Corporation - 0.72%
11 SHEN Shenandoah Telecommunications Co 0.69%
12 GTT GTT Communications, Inc. 0.00%
13 FRP FairPoint Communications, Inc. 0.00%
14 S Sprint Corporation 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 ATEX Anterix Inc. 0.00%
30 STRP Straight Path Communications Inc. 0.00%
31 OTEL Otelco Inc. 0.00%
32 IDT IDT Corporation Class B 0.00%
33 HCOM Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. 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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