Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

57.40
0.10 0.17
NYSE
Prev Close 57.30
Open 57.54
Day Low/High 56.76 / 57.67
52 Wk Low/High 48.84 / 62.22
Volume 18.36M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 4138.05B
Market Cap 240.21B
P/E Ratio 12.54
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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Is It Safe Now? Wall Street Bets on Science, Joy in Metville, Citi's Selloff

Is It Safe Now? Wall Street Bets on Science, Joy in Metville, Citi's Selloff

Electoral risk remains the monster under the bed, and it only grows as our legislators intentionally choose the blame game over honest cooperation.

How About That Merck and Seattle Genetics Deal?

How About That Merck and Seattle Genetics Deal?

I am long Merck, not Seattle Genetics, though the one to own now is obviously SGEN.

Make a 5G Call With Verizon

Make a 5G Call With Verizon

VZ seems like it is trying to break out.

New Buy (and Short) Levels

* My revised levels I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible. "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." -- Walter Deemer "When the ...

Back to School...Online

The last time I was helming the Diary, I touched on the prospects for the 2020-2021 school year to shift online. Indeed, in recent days we've seen a number of universities announce they were joining the ranks of grade and high schools that are only ...

TikTok Can Fill a Hole in Microsoft's Consumer Portfolio -- If Handled Right

TikTok Can Fill a Hole in Microsoft's Consumer Portfolio -- If Handled Right

TikTok could give Microsoft the kind of large-scale consumer mobile footprint it has wanted for years. And Microsoft in turn has some assets that TikTok could find useful.

Jim Cramer: This Is Where to Put Your Cash as Covid Surges

Jim Cramer: This Is Where to Put Your Cash as Covid Surges

Instead of scratching your head and saying the market defies logic, look to the Cramer Covid-19 Index.

We've Got This Dividend Stock on Our Radar

We've Got This Dividend Stock on Our Radar

PC-Tel should profit from the 5G rollout.

I'm Not Selling My Verizon, at Least Not Just Yet

I'm Not Selling My Verizon, at Least Not Just Yet

I have no problem allowing VZ to take up space on my book even if it just sits there.

Caution Signs, Laboring Labor Market, Gold Watch and Ugly Intel: Market Recon

Caution Signs, Laboring Labor Market, Gold Watch and Ugly Intel: Market Recon

Plus, why shares of vaccine maker Moderna are taking a hit.

As Some Stocks' Rise Appears a Virtual Reality, This One Has a 'Special Purpose'

As Some Stocks' Rise Appears a Virtual Reality, This One Has a 'Special Purpose'

Let's review some names like TSLA, WIMI and NEXCF, and then eye a play for special purpose acquisition company Churchill Capital Corp III.

Jim Cramer: Why You Shouldn't Expect the Market to Get Clobbered Again Monday

Jim Cramer: Why You Shouldn't Expect the Market to Get Clobbered Again Monday

Let's go over the confluence that allowed us to advance after a brief dip down in the morning.

Facebook Has a Growing Problem

Facebook Has a Growing Problem

Buy the dip? Nope, not me, not today. Then again, long-time readers know that I have never been a fan of FB or its management.

Just When You Think 2020 Couldn't Possibly Get More Surreal It Does

Florida and Texas announced they are suspending alcohol sales at bars & restaurants to try to address the recent increases in Covid-19 cases as these states reopen their economies. So, we are going to take away the biggest margin business at any res...

Use DRIPs to Build a Socially Responsible Portfolio

Use DRIPs to Build a Socially Responsible Portfolio

Many quality companies that fit into the socially responsible investing camp offer direct-purchase plans, allowing investors an easy way to build an SRI portfolio.

The Long and the Short of It

* After "playing" the rally off of the March lows (with plenty of longs) I have recently (again) gotten net short of exposure To summarize some my recent activity: * I took off numerous investment longs (for profits) into the rally -- including , , ...

15 Stocks That Will Support the Coming Infrastructure Buildout

15 Stocks That Will Support the Coming Infrastructure Buildout

We are talking about a finessed, intelligent approach to what we see happening in real time.

The Fed

* An ideal short selling entry point lies ahead There was an over reaction - that continues this morning in the futures market - to the Fed's purchase of corporate bonds which was previously explicitly announced. There was no new money announced, ju...

Should We Pull the Trigger on These 4 Names Following Pullbacks?

Should We Pull the Trigger on These 4 Names Following Pullbacks?

Let's look at American Airlines, Boeing, Verizon and Beyond Meat.

Why the Markets Could Be Vulnerable

* Fundamental concerns and weakening technical signs might be converging now In the last few weeks and days I have eliminated all my equity investments in my personal pension plan, I have personally shorted S&P futures (at 3202 Monday night), I have...

Don't Count on HBO Max to See a Reception Like Disney+'s

Don't Count on HBO Max to See a Reception Like Disney+'s

Though possessing a good content library, HBO Max's pricing and device support work against it, as do a couple other things.

Here's the Headline Story at AT&T These Days

Here's the Headline Story at AT&T These Days

It's about HBO Max, what to do with DirecTV, and the sustainable dividend yield.

Tough Call for Verizon

Tough Call for Verizon

VZ is on top of an important support decision, and let's check on the chart of Walmart.

Verizon Could Be Calling You Soon From Lower Price Levels

Verizon Could Be Calling You Soon From Lower Price Levels

Let's stand aside on VZ for a couple of weeks to see how things develop.

VIAC and GOOGL Expand Their Distribution Relationship

Besides the earnings beat (which looks clean), the most important factor in the ViacomCBS release is the expanded distribution agreement with Alphabet .   I continue to believe that VIAC is a logical fit with a number of companies - including Google...

Dealing With a Broadening List of Uncertainties

* A further look at Warren Buffett's actions suggests that there are more uncertainties today regarding the trajectory of economic and profit growth than existed in March, 2009 * Stocks may have a short term bias slightly higher (bearsh positioning,...

4 Favorite Wireless Stocks That Tower Above the Rest

4 Favorite Wireless Stocks That Tower Above the Rest

Telecom stocks stand out for their resilience and 5G is also likely to be the biggest story in the market after this crisis abates.

Amid the Crisis, This Tech Stock Should Keep Its Dividend Strong

Amid the Crisis, This Tech Stock Should Keep Its Dividend Strong

Here's why Qualcomm -- with its 3.5% annualized yield -- should remain on its dividend-increasing flight path.