Verizon Communications Inc (VZ)

VZ (NYSE:Telecommunications) EQUITY
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Today's Range: 44.00 - 44.53 | VZ Avg Daily Volume: 15,585,000
Last Update: 10/09/15 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: -5.60%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $44.23
52 Week Range: $38.06 - $51.73
Oustanding Shares: 4,065,691,468
Market Cap: 179,825,533,630
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for VZ
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 12 13 13 14
Moderate Buy 3 2 2 2
Hold 8 8 8 7
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 1.96 1.92 1.92 1.83
Latest Dividend: 0.56
Latest Dividend Yield: 5.11%
Dividend Ex-Date: 10/07/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 18.98
Price Earnings Comparisons:
VZ Sector Avg. S&P 500
18.98 18.90 25.42
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-4.54% -9.75% -4.23%
Revenue 5.40 0.15 0.05
Net Income -49.20 0.17 0.05
EPS -39.60 1.85 0.41
Earnings for VZ:
Revenue 127.08B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/15) Qtr (12/15) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $1.02 $0.88 $3.94 $4.02
Number of Analysts 15 13 19 18
High Estimate $1.06 $0.93 $4.03 $4.18
Low Estimate $0.97 $0.77 $3.79 $3.70
Prior Year $0.89 $0.71 $3.35 $3.94
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 14.61% 23.40% 17.74% 1.85%
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