Verizon Communications Inc (VZ)

VZ (NYSE:Telecommunications) EQUITY
pos +0.13
Today's Range: 45.33 - 45.89 | VZ Avg Daily Volume: 13,680,900
Last Update: 12/01/15 - 4:01 PM EST
Volume: 10,556,805
YTD Performance: -2.84%
Open: $45.51
Previous Close: $45.45
52 Week Range: $38.06 - $50.86
Oustanding Shares: 4,068,873,137
Market Cap: 184,035,131,987
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 12 12 13
Moderate Buy 3 3 2 2
Hold 7 7 8 8
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 1.91 1.91 1.96 1.92
Latest Dividend: 0.56
Latest Dividend Yield: 5.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 10/07/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 18.54
Price Earnings Comparisons:
VZ Sector Avg. S&P 500
18.54 18.50 32.66
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-1.35% -10.16% 3.01%
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 (12/15) Qtr (03/16) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $0.88 $1.04 $3.97 $4.00
Number of Analysts 15 5 19 18
High Estimate $0.95 $1.08 $4.05 $4.10
Low Estimate $0.82 $1.00 $3.90 $3.90
Prior Year $0.71 $1.02 $3.35 $3.97
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 23.57% 1.96% 18.62% 0.69%
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