Switch to:
Also traded in: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Germany, Mexico, Switzerland, UK

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
VZ's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. VZ: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VZ' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.03
0.01
0.58
Equity to Asset 0.08
VZ's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. VZ: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VZ' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.32
Current: 0.08
0.04
0.32
Interest Coverage 6.50
VZ's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. VZ: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VZ' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.99  Med: 5.75 Max: 11.99
Current: 6.5
3.99
11.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.56
M-Score: -2.77
WACC vs ROIC
4.73%
15.43%
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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 22.88
VZ's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.58 vs. VZ: 22.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VZ' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.36  Med: 15.3 Max: 26.52
Current: 22.88
11.36
26.52
Net-margin (%) 11.10
VZ's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. VZ: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VZ' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 6.26 Max: 13.58
Current: 11.1
0.76
13.58
ROE (%) 91.55
VZ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. VZ: 91.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VZ' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.53  Med: 12.86 Max: 124.48
Current: 91.55
2.53
124.48
ROA (%) 6.00
VZ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. VZ: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VZ' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 3.12 Max: 7.49
Current: 6
0.38
7.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 33.73
VZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.26 vs. VZ: 33.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VZ' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.52  Med: 19.08 Max: 38.23
Current: 33.73
13.52
38.23
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.40
VZ's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. VZ: -7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VZ' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.4  Med: 4.6 Max: 11.5
Current: -7.4
-7.4
11.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.90
VZ's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. VZ: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VZ' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.9  Med: 4.1 Max: 21.9
Current: 5.9
-15.9
21.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 141.60
VZ's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. VZ: 141.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VZ' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.5  Med: 1.5 Max: 141.6
Current: 141.6
-52.5
141.6
» VZ's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-10-20)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

» Details

Guru Trades

Q3 2015

VZ Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jeremy Grantham 2,237,326 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 578,665 sh (+99.08%)
Bernard Horn 92,651 sh (+46.25%)
Murray Stahl 30,424 sh (+31.63%)
Louis Moore Bacon 132,511 sh (+23.95%)
John Rogers 1,544,685 sh (+20.19%)
Scott Black 215,054 sh (+11.71%)
David Dreman 40,812 sh (+10.97%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,599,808 sh (+5.95%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,337,066 sh (+4.22%)
Robert Olstein 179,000 sh (+3.47%)
Jeff Auxier 43,202 sh (+0.17%)
Dodge & Cox 5,500 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 67,600 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 431 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 15,000,928 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Mairs and Power 195,246 sh (-1.49%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 35,856,072 sh (-2.05%)
Ken Fisher 29,351 sh (-2.09%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 138,700 sh (-4.28%)
Tweedy Browne 1,653,640 sh (-5.84%)
Richard Snow 83,809 sh (-13.23%)
Ruane Cunniff 5,756 sh (-18.42%)
Mario Gabelli 277,749 sh (-19.84%)
Paul Tudor Jones 66,835 sh (-23.71%)
Pioneer Investments 1,036,482 sh (-36.79%)
Jim Simons 59,602 sh (-97.84%)
» More
Q4 2015

VZ Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Chanos 152,295 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 6,228,726 sh (+178.40%)
Ken Fisher 40,840 sh (+39.14%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 7,700,000 sh (+21.51%)
Pioneer Investments 1,093,864 sh (+5.54%)
John Rogers 1,544,785 sh (+0.01%)
Jim Chanos 2,173 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 5,500 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 431 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 179,000 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 43,800 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 15,000,928 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 5,756 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 92,651 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 1,647,870 sh (-0.35%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 35,692,420 sh (-0.46%)
Jeff Auxier 43,002 sh (-0.46%)
Mario Gabelli 273,104 sh (-1.67%)
Mairs and Power 191,243 sh (-2.05%)
Murray Stahl 29,147 sh (-4.20%)
David Dreman 36,090 sh (-11.57%)
Richard Snow 66,019 sh (-21.23%)
Ray Dalio 423,665 sh (-26.79%)
Joel Greenblatt 876,543 sh (-45.21%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,555 sh (-72.24%)
Scott Black 54,691 sh (-74.57%)
» More
Q1 2016

VZ Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Stanley Druckenmiller 400,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 267,000 sh (New)
David Rolfe 19,200 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 13,169 sh (New)
John Burbank 46,760 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%)
Steven Cohen 150,000 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 92,651 sh (unchged)
Jim Chanos 5,506 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 5,500 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 15,000,928 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 431 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 43,800 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%)
» More
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%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 43,800 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 5,500 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 431 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 85,400 sh (unchged)
David Rolfe 19,200 sh (unchged)
Jim Chanos 952 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 92,651 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 900,000 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 15,000,928 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 69,400 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%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with VZ

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Preferred stocks of Verizon Communications Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
VZA27.830.005.9 % Notes 2014-15.2.54 Sr

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:NYSE:T, OTCPK:CHLKF, OTCPK:ALVVF, OTCPK:NTDMF, NYSE:NTT, OTCPK:VODPF, OTCPK:SFTBY, OTCPK:DTEGY, OTCPK:KDDIY, OTCPK:BTGOF, OTCPK:TTRAF, NYSE:TEF, NYSE:AMT, OTCPK:SNGNF, NYSE:BCE, OTCPK:FNCTF, NYSE:CHA, OTCPK:AMXVF, NAS:TMUS, NYSE:CCI » details
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 Communications Inc, a Delaware corporation was incorporated in 1983. The Company is a provider of communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses and governmental agencies with a presence in over 150 countries around the world. Its two reportable segments are Wireless and Wireline. The Wireless segment comprised of Cellco Partnership doing business as Wireless. The Wireless segment provides wireless voice and data products and services across the United States. The Company offers voice and data services on a postpaid and prepaid basis. Postpaid customers represent individual lines of service for which a customer is billed and pays in advance a monthly access charge in return for a monthly voice and/or data service allowance, and use of any services beyond the allowance is billed in arrears. Prepaid service enables individuals to obtain wireless data and voice services without a long-term contract or credit verification by paying in advance. The Company offers a variety of Wireless-branded data services and applications, such as: Internet access via its smartphones and basic phones; Mobile Broadband service; Messaging services; Consumer-focused multimedia offerings; Business-focused offerings; Location-based service; and Global Data services. The Company offers a variety of plans for voice services and features with competitive pricing tailored to meet the needs of customers seeking individual lines of service, as well as those family or business customers with multiple-line accounts. The Company offers several categories of wireless devices, including smartphones and basic phones, as well as tablets and other Internet access devices. The Wireline segment provides customers with voice service including long distance, broadband video and data, IP network services, network access and other services. The Company provides these products and services to consumers and small businesses in the United States, as well as to businesses and government customers and carriers both in the United States and in over 150 other countries around the world. The Company organizes its service and product offerings by the primary market targeted by these offerings - mass markets, global enterprise, global wholesale and other. It offers high-speed Internet and FiOS broadband data products with varying downstream and upstream processing speeds. It offer voice services that include local exchange, regional, long distance, wire maintenance and voice messaging services, as well as VoIP services, which use the Internet or private broadband networks to transmit voice communications. It also offers plans that include landline and wireless services with calling features and unlimited calling between the customer's home phone and wireless handset, all on a single bill. The Company competes against other national wireless service providers, including AT&T, Sprint Nextel Corporation and T-Mobile USA, as well as va

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.82
VZ's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
69% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.91 vs. VZ: 14.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VZ' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.46  Med: 16.99 Max: 185.72
Current: 14.82
8.46
185.72
Forward P/E 13.44
VZ's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.23 vs. VZ: 13.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.82
VZ's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
70% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.72 vs. VZ: 14.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VZ' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.99  Med: 18.25 Max: 185.72
Current: 14.82
9.99
185.72
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 16.83
VZ's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.76 vs. VZ: 16.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
VZ' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.46  Med: 18.09 Max: 466.35
Current: 16.83
7.46
466.35
P/B 11.12
VZ's P/B is ranked lower than
95% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. VZ: 11.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VZ' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 2.57 Max: 22.01
Current: 11.12
1.37
22.01
P/S 1.64
VZ's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. VZ: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VZ' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.64
0.67
1.77
PFCF 13.90
VZ's PFCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. VZ: 13.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
VZ' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.08  Med: 9.64 Max: 28.46
Current: 13.9
4.08
28.46
POCF 6.52
VZ's POCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.06 vs. VZ: 6.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VZ' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12  Med: 3.77 Max: 6.99
Current: 6.52
2.12
6.99
EV-to-EBIT 11.17
VZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.52 vs. VZ: 11.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VZ' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.9  Med: 13.3 Max: 19
Current: 11.17
6.9
19
EV-to-EBITDA 7.07
VZ's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
62% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.61 vs. VZ: 7.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VZ' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 6.3 Max: 8.7
Current: 7.07
4.1
8.7
PEG 10.50
VZ's PEG is ranked lower than
81% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. VZ: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
VZ' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 5.16 Max: 54.45
Current: 10.5
1.13
54.45
Shiller P/E 23.48
VZ's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
64% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.66 vs. VZ: 23.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
VZ' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.12  Med: 18.91 Max: 28.83
Current: 23.48
9.12
28.83
Current Ratio 0.61
VZ's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. VZ: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VZ' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.74 Max: 2.62
Current: 0.61
0.52
2.62
Quick Ratio 0.58
VZ's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. VZ: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VZ' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.69 Max: 2.59
Current: 0.58
0.48
2.59
Days Inventory 8.00
VZ's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
72% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. VZ: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VZ' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.94  Med: 9.55 Max: 17.88
Current: 8
7.94
17.88
Days Sales Outstanding 37.29
VZ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.19 vs. VZ: 37.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VZ' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.29  Med: 40.27 Max: 45.83
Current: 37.29
37.29
45.83

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.30
VZ's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. VZ: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
VZ' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.81  Med: 4.89 Max: 7.47
Current: 4.3
3.81
7.47
Dividend Payout 0.64
VZ's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
63% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. VZ: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
VZ' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.66 Max: 3.32
Current: 0.64
0.22
3.32
Dividend Growth (3y) 3.20
VZ's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
51% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. VZ: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
VZ' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.7 Max: 4.9
Current: 3.2
0
4.9
Forward Dividend Yield 4.34
VZ's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
54% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. VZ: 4.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.98
VZ's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
58% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. VZ: 4.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
VZ' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.42  Med: 5.67 Max: 8.66
Current: 4.98
4.42
8.66
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -14.10
VZ's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. VZ: -14.10 )
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: -21  Med: -1.6 Max: 1.5
Current: -14.1
-21
1.5

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.47
VZ's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. VZ: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VZ' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.06 Max: 3.78
Current: 1.47
0.46
3.78
Price/Median PS Value 1.46
VZ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. VZ: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VZ' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.59
Current: 1.46
0.61
2.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.96
VZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. VZ: 8.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VZ' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 7.5 Max: 14.4
Current: 8.96
5.3
14.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.85
VZ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. VZ: 6.85 )
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: 1.9  Med: 12.2 Max: 23.1
Current: 6.85
1.9
23.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $130,115
EPS (TTM) $ 3.54
Beta0.53
Short Percentage of Float0.76%
52-Week Range $42.20 - 56.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)4,076.30

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 126,808 128,317 126,462
EPS ($) 3.87 4.05 4.27
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.87 4.05 4.27
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
5.39%
Dividends Per Share ($) 2.28 2.34 2.42
» More Articles for NYSE:VZ

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
US Stocks Lower Friday With Hawkish Tone From Fed Aug 26 2016 
Which Criteria Best Determine the Success of Mergers? Aug 24 2016 
How Different Are Verizon, AT&T’s Survival Strategies for the Future? Aug 21 2016 
US Stocks Higher after July FOMC Minutes Aug 17 2016 
U.S. Market Indexes Lower on Tuesday Aug 16 2016 
AT&T May Be Headed to Europe, Emerging Markets Aug 13 2016 
Verizon’s Bid for Ad Supremacy Aug 11 2016 
Wireless Giants Headed in Opposite Directions Aug 09 2016 
Ordinary Dividends, Qualified Dividends, Return of Capital Aug 08 2016 
Is This Twitter’s Last Lifeline? Aug 03 2016 

More From Other Websites
How Amazon, Microsoft, Google Crushed Verizon, AT&T In The Cloud Aug 29 2016
Fiber-Optic Stocks Continue To Rally; Ciena Earnings Loom Aug 29 2016
VMware Aims To Be Cloud 'Switzerland,' With New Offerings For All Clouds Aug 29 2016
Verizon just launched a new kind of 4G that's way faster than your connection now Aug 29 2016
Mobile users in 461 cities today get 50% faster peak speeds at no extra cost. Introducing Verizon... Aug 29 2016
Mobile users in 461 cities today get 50 percent faster peak speeds at no extra cost. Introducing... Aug 29 2016
The streaming revolution: AT&T's new deal Aug 29 2016
Will 5G Handsets Make their Way into the Market by 2020? Aug 29 2016
Are You In The Race For Faster Internet Speeds? Aug 28 2016
Fiber Optic 'Super Cycle': Raising The Speed Limit On The Giagabahn's Last Mile Aug 27 2016
[$$] The 10 Best Dividend Stocks Aug 26 2016
US Stocks Lower Friday With Hawkish Tone From Fed Aug 26 2016
Dow, S&P 500 close lower as September rate-hike prospect rattles bulls Aug 26 2016
Stocks End Mixed; Nautilus Bulks Up, Breaks Out To New High Aug 26 2016

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)