Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Stock Research, Analysis & News

Quick Analysis on Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Stock as of October 20, 2017

Previous Closing Price $49.21 is above 50 day moving average of $48.48
Previous Closing Price $49.21 is above 200 day moving average of $47.03
The Price/Earnings To Growth ratio (PEG) is great than 1
The Stock pays a dividend of 4.73%
The closing price $49.21 is less than 0.77% away from its one year target price of $49.59
Good Price to Sale Ratio 1.62
Current Short Ratio 2.05 is great than 1
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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Stock Profile Summary

Verizon Communications Inc. provides communication services in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Wireline and Domestic Wireless. The Wireline segment provides voice, Internet access, broadband video and data, next generation Internet protocol (IP) network services, network access, and long distance services to consumers, carriers, businesses, and government customers. The Domestic Wireless segment offers wireless voice and data products, and other value-added services, as well as sells equipment. As of December 31, 2009, the companys network covered a population of approximately 290 million and provided service to a customer base of approximately 91.2 million. It was formerly known as Bell Atlantic Corporation and changed its name to Verizon Communications Inc. in June 2000. The company was founded in 1983 and is based in New York, New York.

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Stock Key Statistics Research and Analysis as of October 20, 2017

Stock ExchangeNYQ
Market Capitalization$201.24B
Trade Volume (Average Trading Volume)7,417,523 (14,798,900)
Price/Sales1.62
Price/Book7.97
P/E12.68
Earning/Share$3.89
Current Year EPS Estimate$3.76
Next Year EPS Estimate$3.83
Previous Closing Price$49.21
50 Day Price Moving Average$48.48
200 Day Price Moving Average$47.03
Dividend Yield4.73%
1 yr Target Price$49.59
Ex-Dividend Date10/6/2017
PEG Ratio11.58
Short Ratio2.05
EBITDA$43.95B

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Stock Competitor Research and Analysis

AT&T, Inc. (T)Qwest Communications International Inc. (Q)
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NTT DOCOMO, Inc. (DCM)Telecom Italia SpA (TI)
Telefonica, S.A. (TEF)

Mutual Funds with Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Stock in its top 10 holdings

FundCategoryVZ Holding Percentage
Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Bal CAllocation--50% to 70% Equity1.11%
American Century Income & Growth CLarge Value1.97%
American Century Disciplined Growth CLarge Growth2.81%

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