Verizon Communications Inc (VZ)

VZ (NYSE:Telecommunications) EQUITY
pos +0.08
Today's Range: 49.28 - 49.69 | VZ Avg Daily Volume: 18,683,800
Last Update: 03/03/15 - 4:03 PM EST
Volume: 11,336,842
YTD Performance: 5.75%
Open: $49.45
Previous Close: $49.47
52 Week Range: $45.09 - $53.66
Oustanding Shares: 4,155,408,208
Market Cap: 205,484,935,886
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
TheStreet Ratings is the source for accurate ratings that you can rely upon to make sound, informed financial decisions. Click here to find out about our methodology.
Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 15 15 16 17
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 6 6 6 5
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.61 1.61 1.58 1.50
Latest Dividend: 0.55
Latest Dividend Yield: 4.45%
Dividend Ex-Date: 01/07/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 20.43
Price Earnings Comparisons:
VZ Sector Avg. S&P 500
20.43 20.50 26.45
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
0.73% 3.97% 27.93%
Revenue 4.10 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 (03/15) Qtr (06/15) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $0.94 $0.94 $3.65 $3.83
Number of Analysts 13 12 20 19
High Estimate $0.99 $0.97 $3.83 $3.99
Low Estimate $0.89 $0.90 $3.48 $3.57
Prior Year $0.84 $0.91 $3.35 $3.65
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 12.45% 3.21% 9.09% 4.69%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
Average Frequency Indicator Chart
Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands
Any effect on related stocks is already priced in.
If you bet against them, you've bet on the wrong team.
And four other things you need to know now.
Jan 23, 2015 | 6:33 AM EST
Shares of VZ now seen reaching $47, according to Goldman Sachs. Estimates also cut, given increased wireless competition. Neutral ratin...
Jan 20, 2015 | 7:55 AM EST
VZ estimates were reduced through 2015, Canaccord Genuity said. Company is seeing higher wireless phone upgrade activity. Buy rating an...
But there are buying opportunities even if the ECB disappoints. 
Watch the share count when looking at earnings.

Getting Direction from the CES Real Money Pro($)

Cars, the home, wearables, drones, speakers and more.
Because there is something joyous about rationality.
Jan 07, 2015 | 7:27 AM EST
VZ estimates were cut through 2015, Nomura said. Company is facing increased subsidy costs for high volume sales. Buy rating and $53 pr...

Columnist Conversations

I had the opportunity to sit down with the Chairman and CEO of DineEquity, parent company of Applebee's and IH...
This month both Linkedin (LNKD) and Twitter (TWTR) shares gapped higher and then began trading in horizontal c...
IF April crude can clear this symmetry resistance and the 51.28 swing high, then it looks good for a possible ...
NASDAQ only lasts above 5,000 for one day as market gives back a good portion of its gains yesterday to start ...


Columnist Tweets


Except as otherwise indicated, quotes are delayed. Quotes delayed at least 20 minutes for all exchanges. Market Data provided by Interactive Data. Company fundamental data provided by Morningstar. Earnings and ratings provided by Zacks. Mutual fund data provided by Valueline. ETF data provided by Lipper. Powered and implemented by Interactive Data Managed Solutions.

TheStreet Ratings updates stock ratings daily. However, if no rating change occurs, the data on this page does not update. The data does update after 90 days if no rating change occurs within that time period.

IDC calculates the Market Cap for the basic symbol to include common shares only. Year-to-date mutual fund returns are calculated on a monthly basis by Value Line and posted mid-month.