VZ:NYE-Verizon Communications Inc

COMMON STOCK | Telecom Services | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 55.92

Change

-0.86 (-1.51)%

Market Cap

USD -1,394,753,536.00

Volume

0.01B

Average Target Price

USD 61.28 (+9.59%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Verizon Communications Inc., through its subsidiaries, offers communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies worldwide. The company's Wireless segment provides wireless voice and data services; Internet access on various notebook computers and tablets; international travel wireless services; and network access services to deliver various Internet of Things products and services, as well as offers digital advertising and digital media services platforms. This segment also provides wireless devices, including smartphones and basic phones, wearables, and tablets and other Internet access devices. As of December 31, 2018, it had 118.0 million retail connections. Its Wireline segment offers traditional circuit-based network products and services; networking solutions, comprising private Internet protocol (IP), Ethernet, and software-defined wide area network, as well as cyber security services; local exchange, regional, long distance, and toll-free calling services; voice messaging and conferencing services; and workforce productivity and customer contact center solutions, as well as residential fixed connectivity solutions, including Internet, TV, and voice services under the Fios brand name. This segment also provides premises equipment, as well as installation, maintenance, and site services; data, voice, local dial tone, and broadband services primarily to local, long distance, and wireless carriers; voice and networking products, Fios services, IP networking, voice solutions, security, and managed information technology services for small and medium businesses, state and local governments, and educational institutions; and security and managed network services. The company was formerly known as Bell Atlantic Corporation and changed its name to Verizon Communications Inc. in June 2000. Verizon Communications Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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ETFs Containing VZ

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
IYZ 21.38 % 0.42 %

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LTL ProShares Ultra Telecommu.. 15.83 % 0.95 %

-2.02 (-5.38%)

USD 1.02M
VOX Vanguard Communication Se.. 7.03 % 0.10 %

-2.21 (-2.55%)

USD 2.06B
FDL First Trust Morningstar D.. 6.83 % 0.45 %

-0.76 (-2.53%)

USD 1.66B
RIG:CA RBC Quant Global Infrastr.. 6.69 % 0.62 %

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CAD 0.02B
XHD:CA iShares U.S. High Dividen.. 6.53 % 0.33 %

-0.56 (-1.91%)

CAD 0.21B
XHU:CA iShares U.S. High Dividen.. 6.52 % 0.33 %

-0.53 (-2.09%)

CAD 0.08B
HDV iShares Core High Dividen.. 6.51 % 0.08 %

-2.18 (-2.34%)

USD 7.30B
FCY:CA 6.36 % 0.95 %

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FCY.B:CA 6.36 % 0.84 %

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JHCS John Hancock Multifactor .. 5.63 % 0.40 %

-0.71 (-2.67%)

USD 0.02B
FCW:CA 5.43 % 0.90 %

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FCW.B:CA 5.43 % 0.91 %

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DJD Invesco Dow Jones Industr.. 5.34 % 0.09 %

-0.91 (-2.51%)

USD 0.06B
WUSA 5.07 % 0.33 %

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RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividen.. 5.05 % 0.39 %

-1.07 (-3.00%)

USD 1.78B
NREA:CA NBI Global Real Assets In.. 4.73 % 0.00 %

-0.14 (-0.67%)

CAD 0.04B
WBIY WBI Power Factor High Div.. 4.67 % 0.70 %

-0.72 (-3.13%)

USD 0.10B
BUL Pacer US Cash Cows Growth.. 4.59 % 0.00 %

-0.73 (-3.02%)

USD 2.45M
DURA VanEck Vectors Morningsta.. 4.59 % 0.00 %

-0.74 (-2.68%)

USD 9.82M
COMM:CA BMO Global Communications.. 4.59 % 0.40 %

-0.40 (-1.79%)

CAD 0.02B
FCOM Fidelity MSCI Communicati.. 4.23 % 0.08 %

-0.84 (-2.54%)

USD 0.34B
SCHD Schwab U.S. Dividend Equi.. 4.20 % 0.07 %

-1.42 (-2.67%)

USD 9.50B
NFRA FlexShares STOXX Global B.. 4.19 % 0.00 %

-0.83 (-1.64%)

USD 1.22B
WBIH 4.11 % 1.00 %

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IXP iShares Global Comm Servi.. 4.07 % 0.46 %

-1.18 (-2.08%)

USD 0.25B
DGRW WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 4.02 % 0.28 %

-1.21 (-2.76%)

USD 2.69B
DQD:CA WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 4.02 % 0.49 %

-0.66 (-2.43%)

CAD 0.03B
DGR.B:CA 4.01 % 0.37 %

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DGR:CA WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 4.01 % 0.43 %

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CAD 0.02B
FPX First Trust US Equity Opp.. 3.73 % 0.59 %

-1.82 (-2.30%)

USD 1.20B
DHS WisdomTree U.S. High Divi.. 3.56 % 0.38 %

-1.67 (-2.32%)

USD 0.96B
HID:CA WisdomTree U.S. High Divi.. 3.55 % 0.40 %

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CAD 3.15M
HID.B:CA 3.55 % 0.40 %

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JKF iShares Morningstar Large.. 3.55 % 0.25 %

-2.57 (-2.42%)

USD 0.52B
DBLV AdvisorShares DoubleLine .. 3.43 % 0.87 %

-1.07 (-1.56%)

USD 0.06B
AMCA iShares Russell 1000 Pure.. 3.19 % 0.15 %

-0.50 (-1.77%)

USD 0.01B
XDU:CA iShares Core MSCI US Qual.. 3.08 % 0.16 %

-0.47 (-2.10%)

CAD 0.06B
XDUH:CA iShares Core MSCI US Qual.. 3.06 % 0.15 %

-0.12 (-0.55%)

CAD 0.01B
FIVG Defiance 5G Next Gen Conn.. 2.77 % 0.00 %

-0.78 (-3.26%)

USD 0.09B
SHU:CA 2.73 % 0.70 %

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DGRO iShares Core Dividend Gro.. 2.67 % 0.08 %

-0.95 (-2.49%)

USD 7.71B
PFM Invesco Dividend Achiever.. 2.57 % 0.54 %

-0.69 (-2.37%)

USD 0.30B
IWX iShares Russell Top 200 V.. 2.54 % 0.20 %

-1.25 (-2.35%)

USD 0.51B
XDG:CA iShares Core MSCI Global .. 2.51 % 0.22 %

-0.37 (-1.81%)

CAD 0.09B
XDGH:CA iShares Core MSCI Global .. 2.49 % 0.22 %

-0.08 (-0.38%)

CAD 0.03B
MFUS PIMCO RAFI Dynamic Multi-.. 2.46 % 0.29 %

-0.83 (-2.81%)

USD 0.10B
LVL Invesco S&P Global Divide.. 2.36 % 0.64 %

-0.18 (-1.56%)

USD 0.03B
VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yi.. 2.24 % 0.06 %

-2.10 (-2.44%)

USD 24.51B
DEW WisdomTree Global High Di.. 2.24 % 0.58 %

-0.90 (-2.01%)

USD 0.09B
DLN WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap .. 1.94 % 0.28 %

-2.44 (-2.53%)

USD 2.10B
QLC FlexShares US Quality Lar.. 1.94 % 0.32 %

-1.02 (-3.06%)

USD 0.05B
SCHV Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Val.. 1.94 % 0.04 %

-1.36 (-2.47%)

USD 5.98B
ESGL Invesco ESG Revenue ETF 1.89 % 0.40 %

-0.96 (-3.10%)

USD 0.03B
SUSL iShares ESG MSCI USA Lead.. 1.73 % 0.00 %

+0.09 (+0.18%)

USD 1.41B
USSG Xtrackers MSCI USA ESG Le.. 1.73 % 0.00 %

-0.79 (-2.96%)

USD 1.19B
SPYG SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Gr.. 1.72 % 0.06 %

-0.97 (-2.50%)

USD 5.43B
IVW iShares S&P 500 Growth ET.. 1.72 % 0.18 %

-4.51 (-2.51%)

USD 23.46B
VOOG Vanguard S&P 500 Growth I.. 1.72 % 0.15 %

-3.95 (-2.45%)

USD 2.74B
JQUA JPMorgan U.S. Quality Fac.. 1.69 % 0.12 %

-0.76 (-2.62%)

USD 0.06B
WOMN Impact Shares YWCA Women'.. 1.69 % 0.00 %

-0.63 (-3.07%)

USD 4.12M
VONV Vanguard Russell 1000 Val.. 1.68 % 0.12 %

-2.68 (-2.46%)

USD 2.33B
IWD iShares Russell 1000 Valu.. 1.68 % 0.19 %

-3.00 (-2.41%)

USD 43.70B
DTD WisdomTree U.S. Total Div.. 1.66 % 0.28 %

-2.48 (-2.58%)

USD 0.69B
RUD:CA RBC Quant U.S. Dividend L.. 1.66 % 0.43 %

-0.76 (-2.17%)

CAD 0.39B
RUD.U:CA 1.66 % 0.43 %

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IUSG iShares Core S&P U.S. Gro.. 1.61 % 0.04 %

-1.62 (-2.58%)

USD 6.66B
JMOM JPMorgan U.S. Momentum Fa.. 1.61 % 0.12 %

-0.75 (-2.57%)

USD 0.04B
CLU:CA 1.43 % 0.72 %

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CLU.C:CA 1.43 % 0.74 %

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DRMU:CA Desjardins RI USA - Low C.. 1.43 % 0.29 %

-0.48 (-2.31%)

CAD 6.11M
PRF Invesco FTSE RAFI US 1000.. 1.43 % 0.39 %

-2.91 (-2.54%)

USD 5.51B
XMU:CA iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol.. 1.38 % 0.33 %

-1.38 (-2.41%)

CAD 0.40B
USMV 1.38 % 0.15 %

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XMS:CA iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol.. 1.38 % 0.33 %

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CAD 0.05B
FNDX Schwab Fundamental U.S. L.. 1.31 % 0.25 %

-1.00 (-2.60%)

USD 5.11B
FNDB Schwab Fundamental U.S. B.. 1.21 % 0.25 %

-1.07 (-2.82%)

USD 0.28B
USSD 1.19 % 0.33 %

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VGFO Virtus WMC Global Factor .. 1.02 % 0.49 %

-0.56 (-2.20%)

USD 5.21M
ROUS Hartford Multifactor US E.. 0.94 % 0.21 %

-0.88 (-2.83%)

USD 0.28B
RNLC First Trust Large Cap US .. 0.68 % 0.60 %

-0.48 (-2.11%)

USD 0.02B
RALS ProShares RAFI Long/Short 0.00 % 0.95 %

+0.05 (+0.15%)

USD 8.01M
XMW:CA iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol.. 0.00 % 0.48 %

-0.61 (-1.38%)

CAD 0.19B
XMY:CA iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol.. 0.00 % 0.48 %

-0.30 (-1.18%)

CAD 0.02B
ACWV 0.00 % 0.20 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Telecom Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -0.53% 63% D 28% F
Dividend Return 3.22% 64% D 77% C+
Total Return 2.68% 63% D 32% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 3.02% 69% D+ 71% C-
Dividend Return 4.44% 50% F 75% C
Total Return 7.46% 71% C- 74% C
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 14.97% 84% B 67% D+
Dividend Return 23.73% 73% C 77% C+
Total Return 38.69% 84% B 71% C-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 4.48% 72% C- 65% D
Dividend Return 4.71% 67% D+ 77% C+
Total Return 9.20% 78% C+ 72% C-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 11.15% 87% B+ 68% D+
Risk Adjusted Return 82.45% 91% A- 82% B-
Market Capitalization -1,394,753,536.00 20% F 7% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Telecom Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 14.83 68% D+ 62% D-
Price/Book Ratio 4.15 24% F 22% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.84 33% F 58% F
EV/EBITDA 7.57 42% F 58% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 29.34% 91% A- 92% A-
Return on Invested Capital 16.79% 96% A 87% B+
Return on Assets 7.21% 91% A- 86% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 199.76% 22% F 15% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.74 63% D 49% F
Short Percent 0.81% 97% A+ 91% A-
Beta 0.51 40% F 70% C-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Annual Financials (USD)

Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.