Verizon Communications Inc

$ 58.87 -0.38 (-0.64%)
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Volume: 11,689,104 Avg Vol (1m): 13,473,958
Market Cap $: 243.47 Bil Enterprise Value $: 356.41 Bil
P/E (TTM): 15.17 P/B: 4.36
Earnings Power Value 20.11
Net Current Asset Value -47.03
Tangible Book -17.54
Projected FCF 38.3
Median P/S Value 38.03
Graham Number 0
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 5/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.02
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
94.95% of 416 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 0.3, Min: 0.01
VZ: 0.02
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0.04, Max: 0.58
Current: 0.02
0
0.58
Equity-to-Asset 0.20
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
81.11% of 413 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 1.73, Med: 0.41, Min: -9.22
VZ: 0.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.04, Med: 0.22, Max: 0.33
Current: 0.2
0.04
0.33
Debt-to-Equity 2.04
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
84.50% of 329 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 156.37, Med: 0.74, Min: 0.01
VZ: 2.04
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.62, Med: 1.43, Max: 12.14
Current: 2.04
0.62
12.14
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.67
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
56.21% of 338 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 170.63, Med: 2.31, Min: 0.01
VZ: 2.67
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.67, Med: 2.08, Max: 3.09
Current: 2.67
1.67
3.09
Interest Coverage 5.62
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
54.29% of 350 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 10251854, Med: 6.29, Min: 0.01
VZ: 5.62
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.99, Med: 5.68, Max: 11.99
Current: 5.62
3.99
11.99
Piotroski F-Score 5
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3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 1.61
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.67
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 13.22%
WACC 4.9%

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 20.75
Operating Margin ranked higher than
80.24% of 415 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 232.55, Med: 10.31, Min: -4525.49
VZ: 20.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.36, Med: 17.98, Max: 26.52
Current: 20.75
11.36
26.52
Net Margin % 12.20
Net Margin ranked higher than
92.77% of 415 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 9285.42, Med: 5.09, Min: -3372.16
VZ: 12.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.76, Med: 8.56, Max: 23.88
Current: 12.2
0.76
23.88
ROE % 30.07
ROE ranked higher than
98.47% of 391 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 288.87, Med: 8.37, Min: -413.61
VZ: 30.07
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.53, Med: 32.11, Max: 124.48
Current: 30.07
2.53
124.48
ROA % 5.97
ROA ranked higher than
90.02% of 421 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 179.11, Med: 3, Min: -294.78
VZ: 5.97
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.38, Med: 4.21, Max: 12.01
Current: 5.97
0.38
12.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 27.90
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
66.27% of 418 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 16520.65, Med: 17.16, Min: -4885.96
VZ: 27.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 14.08, Med: 24.95, Max: 38.23
Current: 27.9
14.08
38.23
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate -0.20
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked lower than
62.66% of 383 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 208, Med: 1.7, Min: -100
VZ: -0.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -14.5, Med: 2.2, Max: 29.3
Current: -0.5
-14.5
29.3
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate -5.20
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
51.00% of 351 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 152.5, Med: 4.3, Min: -72.7
VZ: -5.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -15.7, Med: 1.7, Max: 28.4
Current: -5.5
-15.7
28.4
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate -4.90
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked higher than
90.97% of 310 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 158.8, Med: 4, Min: -442.9
VZ: -4.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0.5, Max: 141.6
Current: -4.9
0
141.6

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Business Description

Industry Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS : 517410    SIC : 4813
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Traded in other countries VERZ34.Brazil BAC.Germany 0Q1S.UK
Address 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, USA, 10036
Verizon provides communications services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies via two segments: wireless and wireline. Verizon Wireless is the largest carrier in the United States, serving approximately 114 million retail wireless connections and focusing on high-value postpaid customers. The wireline segment is undergoing asset optimization, with the divestitures of select fixed-line operations and data centers and the acquisition of other fiber assets.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 15.17
PE Ratio ranked higher than
92.70% of 315 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 650.42, Med: 19.33, Min: 0.01
VZ: 15.17
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.07, Med: 15.75, Max: 146.45
Current: 15.17
6.07
146.45
Forward PE Ratio 12.50
Forward P/E ranked higher than
84.00% of 125 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 3333.33, Med: 19.53, Min: 3.45
VZ: 12.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 15.17
PE without NRI ranked higher than
93.27% of 312 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 2901, Med: 19.26, Min: 0.01
VZ: 15.17
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.07, Med: 15.75, Max: 146.45
Current: 15.17
6.07
146.45
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 17.85
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
50.71% of 211 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 1790, Med: 17.03, Min: 0.08
VZ: 17.85
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.61, Med: 18.24, Max: 439.59
Current: 17.85
7.61
439.59
PB Ratio 4.36
PB Ratio ranked lower than
78.01% of 391 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 387.18, Med: 2.07, Min: 0.07
VZ: 4.36
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.37, Med: 4.01, Max: 22.01
Current: 4.36
1.37
22.01
PS Ratio 1.85
PS Ratio ranked lower than
52.84% of 405 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 653.39, Med: 1.5, Min: 0.02
VZ: 1.85
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.67, Med: 1.2, Max: 1.9
Current: 1.85
0.67
1.9
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 13.67
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked higher than
51.38% of 218 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 826, Med: 16.91, Min: 0.56
VZ: 13.67
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.08, Med: 9.37, Max: 276.33
Current: 13.67
4.08
276.33
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.00
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked higher than
57.53% of 299 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 756.67, Med: 9999, Min: 0.17
VZ: 7
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.12, Med: 4.12, Max: 13.22
Current: 7
2.12
13.22
EV-to-EBIT 14.14
EV-to-EBIT ranked higher than
60.06% of 333 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 3021.38, Med: 15.66, Min: 0.52
VZ: 14.14
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.2, Med: 13.2, Max: 56
Current: 14.14
7.2
56
EV-to-EBITDA 8.38
EV-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
54.67% of 364 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 425.89, Med: 8.29, Min: 0.45
VZ: 8.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.5, Med: 7.1, Max: 10.1
Current: 8.38
4.5
10.1
EV-to-Revenue 2.71
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
57.93% of 416 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 672.89, Med: 2.06, Min: 0.04
VZ: 2.71
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.5, Med: 2.1, Max: 2.8
Current: 2.71
1.5
2.8
Shiller PE Ratio 18.93
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
59.18% of 147 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 3706.51, Med: 16.05, Min: 0.05
VZ: 18.93
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.12, Med: 23.45, Max: 36.48
Current: 18.93
9.12
36.48
Current Ratio 0.87
Current Ratio ranked lower than
58.70% of 414 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 435.65, Med: 1.12, Min: 0.02
VZ: 0.87
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.52, Med: 0.74, Max: 2.62
Current: 0.87
0.52
2.62
Quick Ratio 0.83
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
57.25% of 414 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 435.65, Med: 1.04, Min: 0.02
VZ: 0.83
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.48, Med: 0.69, Max: 2.59
Current: 0.83
0.48
2.59
Days Inventory 8.47
Days Inventory ranked higher than
74.37% of 316 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 589.45, Med: 17.84, Min: 0.04
VZ: 8.47
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.69, Med: 8.3, Max: 14.4
Current: 8.47
7.69
14.4
Days Sales Outstanding 68.06
Days Sales Outstanding ranked lower than
60.15% of 404 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 935.64, Med: 54.05, Min: 0.74
VZ: 68.06
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 37.32, Med: 40.27, Max: 70.01
Current: 68.06
37.32
70.01
Days Payable 47.78
Days Payable ranked higher than
60.58% of 378 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 999.95, Med: 96.88, Min: 0.53
VZ: 47.78
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 32.54, Med: 39.94, Max: 49.06
Current: 47.78
32.54
49.06

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 4.08
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked higher than
54.79% of 803 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 100, Med: 4.09, Min: 0.01
VZ: 4.08
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.81, Med: 4.73, Max: 7.47
Current: 4.08
3.81
7.47
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.62
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked higher than
77.31% of 357 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 118.5, Med: 0.69, Min: 0.02
VZ: 0.62
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.32, Med: 0.8, Max: 6.55
Current: 0.62
0.32
6.55
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 2.30
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked lower than
52.31% of 195 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 148.1, Med: 3.2, Min: -100
VZ: 2.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 2.8, Max: 5.7
Current: 2.3
0
5.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.07
Forward Dividend Yield ranked higher than
54.29% of 757 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 198.67, Med: 3.54, Min: 0.14
VZ: 4.07
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 4.66
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked higher than
63.46% of 780 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 418.14, Med: 4.09, Min: 0.01
VZ: 4.66
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.35, Med: 5.4, Max: 8.53
Current: 4.66
4.35
8.53
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -0.50
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
79.63% of 270 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 33.8, Med: -1.8, Min: -811.1
VZ: -0.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -21.8, Med: -1.7, Max: 1.5
Current: -0.5
-21.8
1.5

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.54
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
52.65% of 245 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 407, Med: 1.29, Min: 0.05
VZ: 1.54
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.5, Med: 1.31, Max: 4.46
Current: 1.54
0.5
4.46
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.55
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
79.78% of 371 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 50, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.01
VZ: 1.55
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.57, Med: 1.18, Max: 2.44
Current: 1.55
0.57
2.44
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
68.78% of 426 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 192.31, Med: 4.81, Min: -277.78
VZ: 7.06
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.8, Med: 7.6, Max: 13.9
Current: 7.06
1.8
13.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -0.32
Forward Rate of Return ranked lower than
67.78% of 270 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 893.67, Med: 6.98, Min: -384.46
VZ: -0.32
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.6, Med: 11, Max: 22.9
Current: -0.32
-1.6
22.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 131,219
EPS (TTM) $ 3.88
Beta 0.42
Volatility % 15.79
52-Week Range $ 47.13 - 61.58
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 4,135.71

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 5
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy N
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy Y
Higher Asset Turnover yoy N