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

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

Today's Latest Price: $57.38 USD

1.66 (2.98%)

Updated May 29 4:10pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 24 in Telecom - Domestic

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VZ Stock Summary

  • VZ has a higher market value than 99.62% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $237,438,176,339.
  • VZ's went public 34.43 years ago, making it older than 92.84% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The volatility of Verizon Communications Inc's share price is greater than that of just 0.45% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VZ, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are T, DIS, BAC, PFE, and KO.
  • VZ's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Verizon Communications Inc's official web site, go to
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VZ Price/Volume Stats

Current price $57.38 52-week high $62.22
Prev. close $55.72 52-week low $48.84
Day low $54.89 Volume 34,255,793
Day high $57.79 Avg. volume 19,337,463
50-day MA $55.58 Dividend yield 4.29%
200-day MA $58.25 Market Cap 237.44B

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

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Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for VZ, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Verizon Communications Inc ranked in the 45th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 10%. 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 6%; for context, that number is higher than just 9.28% 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 12.54% of stocks in its sector (Communication Services).

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GTT, CHL, RCI, ORAN, and CCOI can be thought of as valuation peers to VZ, in the sense that they are in the Communication Services sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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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 Brings 5G Service to San Diego, Momentum to Continue

Verizon's (VZ) 5G Ultra Wideband network uses a millimeter-wave spectrum and is designed to provide customers with faster download speed and greater bandwidth when compared with 4G.

Yahoo | May 29, 2020

Verizon to redeem debt securities on June 29, 2020

The redemption price for the 4.60% Notes will be equal to the greater of (i) 100% of the principal amount of the 4.60% Notes being redeemed, or (ii) the sum of the present values of the remaining scheduled payments of principal and interest on the 4.60% Notes being redeemed (exclusive of interest accrued to the Redemption Date), as the case may be, discounted to the Redemption Date on a semiannual basis (assuming a 360-day year consisting of twelve 30-day months) at the Treasury Rate (as defined in the 4.60% Notes) plus 25 basis points (the “4.60% Notes Redemption Price”), plus, in either case, accrued and unpaid interest on the principal amount being redeemed to but excluding the Redemption Date. The 4.60% Notes Redemption Price will be calculated in accordance with the terms of the 4...

Yahoo | May 29, 2020

Verizon Introduces 5G Upload Speeds to Its Next Gen Network

The mobility growth story from the emergence of the smartphone over a decade ago is long gone, but Verizon's network is proving to be a basic staple among customers during the current recession. Q1 2020 wasn't perfect, but it was good enough, and next-gen 5G mobile networks should provide enough of a bump in the coming years to keep Verizon in the lead -- both in terms of its network's technological advantage and in dividend reliability. Fast download speeds tend to dominate the headlines, and in this regard Verizon shines.

Yahoo | May 28, 2020

Comtech Augments Public Safety With Revamped Product Line

Comtech's (CMTL) Location Technologies group introduces a revamped website, which exhibits a diversified range of products specifically designed for public safety infrastructure.

Yahoo | May 28, 2020

Verizon Furthers E-Learning for the Underprivileged Communities

Verizon (VZ) is supporting the State of California's mission to help bridge the digital divide by committing unlimited Internet connectivity to underserved students.

Yahoo | May 28, 2020

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VZ Price Returns

1-mo 0.97%
3-mo 1.18%
6-mo -2.56%
1-year 10.09%
3-year 41.04%
5-year 46.23%
YTD -4.56%
2019 13.84%
2018 11.26%
2017 3.97%
2016 20.70%
2015 3.62%

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