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

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): $53.08

0.50 (+0.95%)

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VZ POWR Grades

  • Stability is the dimension where VZ ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 85.64% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for VZ is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 52 weeks.
  • VZ ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 24th percentile.

VZ Stock Summary

  • VZ has a market capitalization of $217,687,299,648 -- more than approximately 99.03% of US stocks.
  • VZ's went public 35.84 years ago, making it older than 92.72% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, VZ is more volatile than merely 0.59% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Verizon Communications Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be WFC, UPS, CMCSA, T, and KO.
  • VZ's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Verizon Communications Inc's official web site, go to

VZ Valuation Summary

  • VZ's price/earnings ratio is 11.5; this is 24.34% lower than that of the median Communication Services stock.
  • VZ's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.4 over the prior 243 months.
  • VZ's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.4 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VZ.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VZ 2021-09-03 1.7 3.1 11.5 13.2
VZ 2021-09-02 1.7 3.1 11.5 13.2
VZ 2021-09-01 1.7 3.1 11.4 13.2
VZ 2021-08-31 1.7 3.1 11.4 13.2
VZ 2021-08-30 1.7 3.1 11.3 13.1
VZ 2021-08-27 1.7 3.1 11.3 13.1

VZ Growth Metrics

  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 18.41%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -3.7%.
  • The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 3.62%.
VZ's revenue has moved up $2,329,000,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows VZ's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 132,866 38,654 19,990
2021-03-31 129,549 42,638 18,890
2020-12-31 128,292 41,768 17,801
2020-09-30 128,375 41,470 18,308
2020-06-30 129,726 43,462 19,145
2020-03-31 131,350 37,489 18,389

VZ's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • VZ has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 63.77% of graded US stocks.
  • VZ's asset turnover comes in at 0.406 -- ranking 32nd of 64 Communication stocks.
  • CXDO, TDS, and USM are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with VZ.

The table below shows VZ's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.406 0.587 0.099
2021-03-31 0.414 0.595 0.103
2020-12-31 0.427 0.601 0.106
2020-09-30 0.436 0.595 0.099
2020-06-30 0.446 0.591 0.105
2020-03-31 0.455 0.589 0.102

VZ Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of VZ, see our VZ price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $60.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.87 (Hold)

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VZ Price/Volume Stats

Current price $53.08 52-week high $61.95
Prev. close $52.58 52-week low $50.86
Day low $52.56 Volume 15,180,877
Day high $53.17 Avg. volume 17,734,113
50-day MA $54.11 Dividend yield 4.87%
200-day MA $56.01 Market Cap 219.76B

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Company Bio

Verizon Communications Inc is a provider of communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies. It offers voice, data and video services and solutions to wireless and wireline networks. The company was founded on June 30th, 2000 and is currently headquartered in New York City. In 2015, Verizon partnered with Ericsson, Qualcomm, Intel and Samsung to create the 5G Technology Forum (5GTF). By 2019, the company utilized the 5GTF to launch 5G mobile service to limited areas in the U.S., including Los Angeles, Sacramento, Houston, Chicago, Minneapolis, and Indianapolis. Verizon’s current Chief Executive Officer is Hans Vestberg and the company has operations in over 150 countries, employing 130,000 employees worldwide.

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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.

First Commonwealth Financial Corp PA Decreases Stake in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

First Commonwealth Financial Corp PA lowered its stake in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) by 3.7% in the second quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 27,318 shares of the cell phone carriers stock after selling 1,050 shares during the period. First Commonwealth Financial Corp PAs holdings in Verizon Communications were worth $1,531,000 as of its []

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Yahoo | October 25, 2021

Verizon lands $78M digital modernization contract with Naval District Washington

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon Public Sector has been awarded a $78 million task order with Naval District Washington (NDW) through the federal government’s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract vehicle. Verizon Public Sector will serve as NDW’s technology partner, updating their Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) voice platform to a hosted Internet Protocol Voice Service (IPVS) at the agency’s Indian Head, Md. facility. “Verizon’s managed and professional servi

Yahoo | October 25, 2021

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VZ Price Returns

1-mo -1.21%
3-mo -3.61%
6-mo -5.25%
1-year -4.03%
3-year 8.74%
5-year 36.57%
YTD -5.56%
2020 -0.13%
2019 13.84%
2018 11.26%
2017 3.97%
2016 20.70%

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