Verizon Communications Inc (VZ)

VZ (NYSE:Telecommunications) EQUITY
pos +0.12
Today's Range: 46.71 - 47.17 | VZ Avg Daily Volume: 15,075,200
Last Update: 07/31/15 - 4:01 PM EDT
Volume: 12,517,628
YTD Performance: -0.24%
Open: $46.85
Previous Close: $46.67
52 Week Range: $45.09 - $51.73
Oustanding Shares: 4,065,691,468
Market Cap: 189,298,594,750
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for VZ
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 13 13 15 15
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 8 7 6 7
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 0
Mean Rec. 1.92 1.87 1.75 1.67
Latest Dividend: 0.55
Latest Dividend Yield: 4.73%
Dividend Ex-Date: 07/08/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 19.98
Price Earnings Comparisons:
VZ Sector Avg. S&P 500
19.98 19.90 25.96
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-7.47% -9.83% 3.83%
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 $0.87 $3.91 $4.03
Number of Analysts 18 16 23 22
High Estimate $1.06 $0.96 $4.05 $4.44
Low Estimate $0.95 $0.75 $3.69 $3.70
Prior Year $0.89 $0.71 $3.35 $3.91
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 14.42% 22.98% 16.85% 3.00%
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Jul 22, 2015 | 7:01 AM EDT
Shares of VZ now seen reaching $48, according to Goldman Sachs. Estimates also reduced, given the company's new guidance. Neutral ratin...
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The telecom offers a generous yield and is trading well below its average valuation. The telecom offers a generous yield and is trading well below its average valuation.

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