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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.03
NYSE:VZ's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. NYSE:VZ: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:VZ' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.03
0.01
0.58
Equity-to-Asset 0.09
NYSE:VZ's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. NYSE:VZ: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:VZ' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.2 Max: 0.27
Current: 0.09
0.05
0.27
Interest Coverage 6.18
NYSE:VZ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.07 vs. NYSE:VZ: 6.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:VZ' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.99  Med: 5.99 Max: 11.99
Current: 6.18
3.99
11.99
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.47
Beneish M-Score: -2.35
WACC vs ROIC
5.20%
13.91%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 21.48
NYSE:VZ's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
88% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. NYSE:VZ: 21.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:VZ' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.36  Med: 16.05 Max: 26.52
Current: 21.48
11.36
26.52
Net Margin % 10.42
NYSE:VZ's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
77% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. NYSE:VZ: 10.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:VZ' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 6.26 Max: 13.58
Current: 10.42
0.76
13.58
ROE % 67.46
NYSE:VZ's ROE % is ranked higher than
98% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.82 vs. NYSE:VZ: 67.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:VZ' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.53  Med: 12.86 Max: 124.48
Current: 67.46
2.53
124.48
ROA % 5.45
NYSE:VZ's ROA % is ranked higher than
72% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. NYSE:VZ: 5.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:VZ' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 3.12 Max: 7.5
Current: 5.45
0.38
7.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 30.35
NYSE:VZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.51 vs. NYSE:VZ: 30.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:VZ' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.08  Med: 20.09 Max: 38.23
Current: 30.35
14.08
38.23
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -9.80
NYSE:VZ's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
80% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NYSE:VZ: -9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:VZ' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.8  Med: 4.6 Max: 11.5
Current: -9.8
-9.8
11.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -15.70
NYSE:VZ's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NYSE:VZ: -15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:VZ' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.9  Med: 1.7 Max: 21.9
Current: -15.7
-15.9
21.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -7.10
NYSE:VZ's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.60 vs. NYSE:VZ: -7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:VZ' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.5  Med: -2.9 Max: 141.6
Current: -7.1
-52.5
141.6
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

VZ Guru Trades in Q1 2016

RS Investment Management 13,169 sh (New)
John Burbank 46,760 sh (New)
David Rolfe 19,200 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 400,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 267,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 3,315,510 sh (+203.10%)
Richard Snow 75,734 sh (+14.72%)
David Dreman 40,084 sh (+11.07%)
Murray Stahl 30,309 sh (+3.99%)
First Eagle Investment 431 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 43,800 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 5,500 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 15,000,928 sh (unchged)
Jim Chanos 5,506 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 150,000 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 92,651 sh (unchged)
Jim Chanos 151,825 sh (-0.31%)
John Rogers 1,539,628 sh (-0.33%)
Jeff Auxier 42,652 sh (-0.81%)
Mairs and Power 188,916 sh (-1.22%)
Tweedy Browne 1,620,690 sh (-1.65%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,987 sh (-3.06%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 134,300 sh (-3.17%)
Mario Gabelli 262,094 sh (-4.03%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,926,306 sh (-4.86%)
Joel Greenblatt 831,511 sh (-5.14%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 33,321,725 sh (-6.64%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,867,600 sh (-10.81%)
Scott Black 47,076 sh (-13.92%)
Ken Fisher 33,504 sh (-17.96%)
Ruane Cunniff 4,121 sh (-28.41%)
Robert Olstein 106,000 sh (-40.78%)
Ray Dalio 220,065 sh (-48.06%)
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Q2 2016

VZ Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Louis Moore Bacon 6,211 sh (New)
John Burbank 568,655 sh (+1116.11%)
Pioneer Investments 3,776,952 sh (+13.92%)
Joel Greenblatt 918,380 sh (+10.45%)
Jeremy Grantham 6,426,023 sh (+8.43%)
Tweedy Browne 1,654,292 sh (+2.07%)
First Eagle Investment 431 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 43,800 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 5,500 sh (unchged)
David Rolfe 19,200 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 15,000,928 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 69,400 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 85,400 sh (unchged)
Jim Chanos 952 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 900,000 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 92,651 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 42,602 sh (-0.12%)
Murray Stahl 30,244 sh (-0.21%)
RS Investment Management 12,861 sh (-2.34%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,650,000 sh (-3.17%)
David Dreman 38,735 sh (-3.37%)
Mario Gabelli 253,140 sh (-3.42%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 32,152,996 sh (-3.51%)
Scott Black 45,327 sh (-3.72%)
Ken Fisher 31,770 sh (-5.18%)
Robert Olstein 96,000 sh (-9.43%)
Mairs and Power 170,117 sh (-9.95%)
John Rogers 1,168,913 sh (-24.08%)
Jim Chanos 81,448 sh (-46.35%)
Richard Snow 32,415 sh (-57.20%)
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Q3 2016

VZ Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Ray Dalio 55,600 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 45,556 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,369,760 sh (+49.15%)
Murray Stahl 30,309 sh (+0.21%)
First Eagle Investment 431 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 43,800 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 15,000,928 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 5,500 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 92,651 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Jim Chanos Sold Out
Signature Select Canadian Fund Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 252,190 sh (-0.38%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,600,000 sh (-0.75%)
Jeff Auxier 42,252 sh (-0.82%)
David Rolfe 18,975 sh (-1.17%)
David Dreman 37,674 sh (-2.74%)
Mairs and Power 165,339 sh (-2.81%)
Tweedy Browne 1,605,125 sh (-2.97%)
Pioneer Investments 3,638,902 sh (-3.66%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 30,689,076 sh (-4.55%)
Scott Black 43,149 sh (-4.81%)
Ken Fisher 28,380 sh (-10.67%)
Robert Olstein 84,000 sh (-12.50%)
John Rogers 782,809 sh (-33.03%)
Richard Snow 21,173 sh (-34.68%)
Louis Moore Bacon 3,959 sh (-36.26%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,496,949 sh (-61.14%)
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Q4 2016

VZ Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Steven Cohen 2,838,659 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 1,239,107 sh (+287395.82%)
Richard Snow 34,657 sh (+63.68%)
Scott Black 48,424 sh (+12.23%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 7,240,000 sh (+9.70%)
David Rolfe 19,865 sh (+4.69%)
John Rogers 808,974 sh (+3.34%)
Murray Stahl 31,002 sh (+2.29%)
Mairs and Power 167,753 sh (+1.46%)
Jeff Auxier 42,439 sh (+0.44%)
Robert Olstein 84,000 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 43,800 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers 45,556 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 92,651 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 5,500 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 242,312 sh (-3.92%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 29,027,016 sh (-5.42%)
Pioneer Investments 3,317,766 sh (-8.83%)
Ken Fisher 23,977 sh (-15.51%)
David Dreman 28,518 sh (-24.30%)
Joel Greenblatt 947,663 sh (-30.82%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,649,544 sh (-33.94%)
Tweedy Browne 721,800 sh (-55.03%)
Ray Dalio 6,200 sh (-88.85%)
Warren Buffett 928 sh (-99.99%)
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Preferred stocks of Verizon Communications Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
VZA26.270.005.9 % Notes 2014-15.2.54 Sr

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517410    SIC: 4813
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Traded in other countries:VZ.Argentina, VERZ34.Brazil, VZ.Chile, BAC.Germany, VZ.Mexico, VZ.Switzerland, 0Q1S.UK,
Verizon Communications Inc is a provider of communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses and governmental agencies. Its two segments are Wireless and Wireline.

Verizon is the incumbent local phone company across about 20% of the U.S. population, and it owns a long-haul network that reaches cities around the world. Verizon Wireless serves about 113 million retail wireless connections (smartphones, tablets, and so on), making it the largest carrier in the U.S. Verizon has consistently spun off assets in the recent past, including its directories unit in 2006 and pockets of local phone operations in 2008, 2010, and 2016.

Guru Investment Theses on Verizon Communications Inc

Mario Gabelli Comments on Verizon Communications Inc. - Nov 02, 2016

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) (1.0%) (VZ $51.98 NYSE) is one of the world’s leading telecommunications services companies. Its wholly-owned subsidiary, Verizon Wireless, is the largest mobile operator in the United States with over 113 million retail customers. On April 1, 2016, Verizon announced completion of the sale of its wireline assets in California, Florida, and Texas to Frontier Communications. The transaction is valued at approximately $10.5 billion (or approximately $7.5 billion net of taxes) and concentrates Verizon’s landline operations in contiguous Northeast markets. On July 25, 2016, building on its previous acquisition of AOL and launch of Go90 (mobile-first OTT video service), Verizon announced that it will acquire Yahoo! Inc.’s (0.4%) operating business for approximately $4.8 billion in cash. The deal is expected to close in 1Q’17. Verizon expects the acquisition of Yahoo’s operating business to accelerate its revenue stream in digital advertising and put the company in a highly competitive position as a “top global mobile media company.” This transaction significantly expands the scale of the company’s online content business and should allow VZ to leverage its ad-tech platform across a larger content portfolio and user base. In addition, Verizon expects that combining Yahoo with AOL will result in meaningful cost synergies.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s Equity Income Fund 3rd quarter 2016 commentary.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 15.25
VZ's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.62 vs. VZ: 15.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
VZ' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.99  Med: 17.08 Max: 185.72
Current: 15.25
9.99
185.72
Forward PE Ratio 12.84
VZ's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. VZ: 12.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 15.25
VZ's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
66% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. VZ: 15.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
VZ' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.99  Med: 18.33 Max: 185.72
Current: 15.25
9.99
185.72
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 55.13
VZ's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
86% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. VZ: 55.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
VZ' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.46  Med: 20.65 Max: 466.35
Current: 55.13
7.46
466.35
PB Ratio 8.88
VZ's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. VZ: 8.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VZ' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 2.72 Max: 22.02
Current: 8.88
1.37
22.02
PS Ratio 1.60
VZ's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. VZ: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VZ' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.6
0.67
1.77
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 39.17
VZ's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
80% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.85 vs. VZ: 39.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
VZ' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.08  Med: 9.75 Max: 42.81
Current: 39.17
4.08
42.81
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.83
VZ's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
65% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. VZ: 8.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
VZ' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12  Med: 3.86 Max: 9.65
Current: 8.83
2.12
9.65
EV-to-EBIT 12.11
VZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.15 vs. VZ: 12.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VZ' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.9  Med: 12.8 Max: 19
Current: 12.11
6.9
19
EV-to-EBITDA 7.45
VZ's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
55% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.03 vs. VZ: 7.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VZ' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 6.5 Max: 8.7
Current: 7.45
4.1
8.7
Shiller PE Ratio 20.97
VZ's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. VZ: 20.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
VZ' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.16  Med: 19.39 Max: 28.99
Current: 20.97
9.16
28.99
Current Ratio 0.87
VZ's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. VZ: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VZ' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.76 Max: 2.62
Current: 0.87
0.61
2.62
Quick Ratio 0.83
VZ's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. VZ: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VZ' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.7 Max: 2.59
Current: 0.83
0.56
2.59
Days Inventory 8.30
VZ's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
73% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. VZ: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VZ' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.94  Med: 8.62 Max: 17.88
Current: 8.3
7.94
17.88
Days Sales Outstanding 50.74
VZ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.51 vs. VZ: 50.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VZ' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.32  Med: 40.27 Max: 50.74
Current: 50.74
37.32
50.74
Days Payable 50.28
VZ's Days Payable is ranked lower than
60% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 63.61 vs. VZ: 50.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VZ' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.54  Med: 36.08 Max: 50.28
Current: 50.28
32.54
50.28

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 4.64
VZ's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
62% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. VZ: 4.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
VZ' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.81  Med: 4.75 Max: 7.47
Current: 4.64
3.81
7.47
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.71
VZ's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. VZ: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
VZ' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.89 Max: 6.55
Current: 0.71
0.51
6.55
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3.00
VZ's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
55% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. VZ: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
VZ' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.8 Max: 4.9
Current: 3
0
4.9
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.69
VZ's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
63% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. VZ: 4.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.36
VZ's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
63% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. VZ: 5.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
VZ' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.42  Med: 5.51 Max: 8.66
Current: 5.36
4.42
8.66
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -12.50
VZ's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. VZ: -12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VZ' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.9  Med: -1.3 Max: 1.5
Current: -12.5
-20.9
1.5

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.46
VZ's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. VZ: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
VZ' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.55
Current: 1.46
0.57
2.55
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.41
VZ's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. VZ: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VZ' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.2 Max: 2.32
Current: 1.41
0.72
2.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.25
VZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
72% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. VZ: 8.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VZ' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 7.8 Max: 14.4
Current: 8.25
5.3
14.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 6.39
VZ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
58% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. VZ: 6.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
VZ' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8  Med: 12.3 Max: 23.1
Current: 6.39
5.8
23.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $125,980
EPS (TTM) $ 3.22
Beta0.56
Short Percentage of Float0.67%
52-Week Range $46.01 - 56.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)4,080.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 125,744 126,815 128,701
EPS ($) 3.82 3.97 4.16
EPS without NRI ($) 3.82 3.97 4.16
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
6.12%
Dividends per Share ($) 2.33 2.37 2.44
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