Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Dividends

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

Today's Latest Price: $59.24 USD

0.12 (-0.20%)

Updated Sep 29 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 24 in Telecom - Domestic

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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 98.12% 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 99.3% of stocks we're observing.
  • In terms of absolute dollars distributed to common shareholders over the past 12 months, VZ has returned $10,125,000,000 US dollars, more than 97.45% of US dividend issuers.
  • To help you reduce price risk in your dividend portfolio, here are the dividend stocks that are least correlated with VZ's price: TEVA, MKTX, CTIB, CHT and LLY.
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VZ Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$59.24$338.45 459.61%

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. As for VZ, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a positive return of 459.61%. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of VZ, investors may wish to consider are:

  • Beta is a measure of volatility relative to the stock market at large; when evaluated against its peers in the large-sized revenue class, Verizon Communications Inc has a beta lower than 95.94% of such peers.
  • Regarding its relative worth based on the dividend discount model, VZ's provides a return of 459.61% based on the forecast of the dividend discount model we used relative to its current share price; this is a better return than 96.77% of all stocks we measured with our dividend discount model.

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