Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): Price and Financial Metrics

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): $41.17

0.09 (+0.22%)

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VZ POWR Grades

  • VZ scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 84.76% of US stocks.
  • VZ's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • VZ ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 19th percentile.

VZ Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $172,608,273,184, VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC has a greater market value than 99.07% of US stocks.
  • VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.28% of US equities in our set.
  • The volatility of VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC's share price is greater than that of just 12.52% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VZ, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are UPS, TMUS, UNP, DIS, and CMCSA.
  • Visit VZ's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

VZ Valuation Summary

  • VZ's price/sales ratio is 1.4; this is 0% higher than that of the median Communication Services stock.
  • VZ's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 39.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VZ.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VZ 2022-08-26 1.4 2.1 8.7 11.8
VZ 2022-08-25 1.4 2.1 8.8 11.9
VZ 2022-08-24 1.4 2.1 8.8 11.9
VZ 2022-08-23 1.4 2.1 8.8 11.9
VZ 2022-08-22 1.4 2.2 8.9 12.0
VZ 2022-08-19 1.4 2.2 9.0 12.0

VZ Growth Metrics

    The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 21.37%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -83.72%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 16.37%.
VZ's revenue has moved up $2,951,000,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows VZ's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 134,325 36,766 20,799
2022-03-31 134,300 36,666 21,400
2021-12-31 133,613 39,539 22,065
2021-09-30 134,238 40,458 22,040
2021-06-30 132,866 38,654 19,990
2021-03-31 129,549 42,638 18,890

VZ's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • VZ has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 64.13% of graded US stocks.
  • VZ's asset turnover comes in at 0.393 -- ranking 35th of 64 Communication stocks.
  • CXDO, TDS, and USM are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with VZ.

The table below shows VZ's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.393 0.582 0.103
2021-06-30 0.406 0.587 0.099
2021-03-31 0.414 0.595 0.103
2020-12-31 0.427 0.601 0.106
2020-09-30 0.436 0.595 0.099
2020-06-30 0.446 0.591 0.105

VZ Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of VZ, see our VZ price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $60.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.87 (Hold)

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VZ Price/Volume Stats

Current price $41.17 52-week high $55.51
Prev. close $41.08 52-week low $40.71
Day low $40.71 Volume 14,016,955
Day high $41.72 Avg. volume 22,635,994
50-day MA $46.15 Dividend yield 6.23%
200-day MA $50.35 Market Cap 172.90B

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Company Bio

Verizon Communications Inc is a provider of communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies. It offers voice, data and video services and solutions to wireless and wireline networks. The company was founded on June 30th, 2000 and is currently headquartered in New York City. In 2015, Verizon partnered with Ericsson, Qualcomm, Intel and Samsung to create the 5G Technology Forum (5GTF). By 2019, the company utilized the 5GTF to launch 5G mobile service to limited areas in the U.S., including Los Angeles, Sacramento, Houston, Chicago, Minneapolis, and Indianapolis. Verizon’s current Chief Executive Officer is Hans Vestberg and the company has operations in over 150 countries, employing 130,000 employees worldwide.

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Latest VZ News From Around the Web

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Verizon “Fuels the Love” in Kansas City

Part of the company’s #ACallForKindness campaign which aims to make the world a kinder place, one act at a time KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Drivers roaming the Heart of America were surprised with kindness top of mind at the gas pump. Nearly 50 customers pulled up to QuikTrip in Overland Park, Kansas recently, where they were surprised with a free tank of gas as part of Verizon’s “Fuel the Love” campaign. Kansas City joins Dallas, Cincinnati, Las Vegas, Madison, Portland

Yahoo | September 1, 2022

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VZ Price Returns

1-mo -7.86%
3-mo -17.97%
6-mo -20.45%
1-year -21.31%
3-year -19.75%
5-year 11.64%
YTD -17.81%
2021 -7.55%
2020 -0.13%
2019 13.84%
2018 11.26%
2017 3.97%

VZ Dividends

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