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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 0.04
VZ's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. VZ: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VZ' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.04 Max: N/A
Current: 0.04
Equity-to-Asset 0.10
VZ's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. VZ: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VZ' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.1
0.04
0.41
Interest Coverage 6.09
VZ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.45 vs. VZ: 6.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VZ' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.99  Med: 5.99 Max: 11.99
Current: 6.09
3.99
11.99
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.39
Beneish M-Score: -2.20
WACC vs ROIC
4.55%
13.37%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 21.27
VZ's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
88% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. VZ: 21.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VZ' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.36  Med: 16.05 Max: 26.52
Current: 21.27
11.36
26.52
Net Margin % 9.92
VZ's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
77% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. VZ: 9.92 )
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: 9.92
0.76
13.58
ROE % 58.77
VZ's ROE % is ranked higher than
98% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.43 vs. VZ: 58.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
VZ' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.53  Med: 12.54 Max: 124.48
Current: 58.77
2.53
124.48
ROA % 5.08
VZ's ROA % is ranked higher than
69% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. VZ: 5.08 )
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: 5.08
0.38
7.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 28.27
VZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
73% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.01 vs. VZ: 28.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VZ' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.51  Med: 18.81 Max: 38.23
Current: 28.27
13.51
38.23
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -9.80
VZ's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
83% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. VZ: -9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VZ' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.5  Med: 3.7 Max: 29.3
Current: -9.8
-14.5
29.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -15.70
VZ's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
85% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. VZ: -15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
VZ' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.8  Med: 2.5 Max: 22.3
Current: -15.7
-15.8
22.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -7.10
VZ's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.50 vs. VZ: -7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
VZ' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.5  Med: 1.5 Max: 141.6
Current: -7.1
-52.5
141.6
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

VZ Guru Trades in Q3 2016

NWQ Managers 45,556 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 55,600 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,369,760 sh (+49.15%)
Murray Stahl 30,309 sh (+0.21%)
Warren Buffett 15,000,928 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 431 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 5,500 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 43,800 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)
Dodge & Cox 5,500 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers 45,556 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 43,800 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 92,651 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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Q1 2017

VZ Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Leucadia National 9,978 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 96,590 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 441,284 sh (+1740.45%)
Ray Dalio 13,349 sh (+115.31%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 8,975,000 sh (+23.96%)
David Dreman 33,741 sh (+18.31%)
Richard Snow 38,028 sh (+9.73%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 30,142,377 sh (+3.84%)
Murray Stahl 31,323 sh (+1.04%)
David Rolfe 19,975 sh (+0.55%)
Jeff Auxier 42,639 sh (+0.47%)
Warren Buffett 928 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 84,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 5,500 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 92,651 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Scott Black Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 712,495 sh (-1.29%)
Mairs and Power 156,091 sh (-6.95%)
Pioneer Investments 2,897,589 sh (-12.66%)
John Rogers 704,179 sh (-12.95%)
Joel Greenblatt 788,297 sh (-16.82%)
Mario Gabelli 199,473 sh (-17.68%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,232,817 sh (-25.26%)
Steven Cohen 85,000 sh (-97.01%)
First Eagle Investment 431 sh (-99.97%)
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Q2 2017

VZ Guru Trades in Q2 2017

T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 9,163,400 sh (+2.10%)
Ken Fisher 448,446 sh (+1.62%)
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Preferred stocks of Verizon Communications Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
VZA26.720.005.9 % 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, VZ.Austria, VERZ34.Brazil, VZ.Chile, BAC.Germany, VZ.Mexico, VZ.Switzerland, 0Q1S.UK,
Headquarter Location:USA
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.

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. Verizon Wired is undergoing asset optimization, with the divestitures of select fixed-line operations and data centers, and the acquisition of other fiber assets.

Guru Investment Theses on Verizon Communications Inc

Bernard Horn Comments on Verizon Communications - Apr 21, 2017

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) missed fourth quarter earnings estimates, as it added significantly fewer mobile subscribers, even after heavy price cuts and promotions. The company is slated to adopt unlimited data plans to meet competitive threats, which may further erode margins in the near-term. To reinvigorate business, Verizon approached Liberty Media about a merger with Liberty’s Charter Communications, which would create a behemoth with the biggest wireless and internet subscriber base, as well as the third largest television customer base.

From Bernard Horn (Trades, Portfolio)'s Polaris Global Fund first quarter 2017 shareholder letter.

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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

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 14.73
VZ's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. VZ: 14.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
VZ' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.99  Med: 17.02 Max: 185.72
Current: 14.73
9.99
185.72
Forward PE Ratio 11.56
VZ's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.76 vs. VZ: 11.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 14.73
VZ's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
68% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.85 vs. VZ: 14.73 )
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: 18.27 Max: 185.72
Current: 14.73
9.99
185.72
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 140.85
VZ's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
95% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.58 vs. VZ: 140.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
VZ' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.51  Med: 17.74 Max: 270.86
Current: 140.85
7.51
270.86
PB Ratio 7.68
VZ's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. VZ: 7.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VZ' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 3.01 Max: 22.02
Current: 7.68
1.37
22.02
PS Ratio 1.47
VZ's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. VZ: 1.47 )
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: 1.76
Current: 1.47
0.67
1.76
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.65
VZ's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
69% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. VZ: 10.65 )
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: 2.1  Med: 3.91 Max: 12.13
Current: 10.65
2.1
12.13
EV-to-EBIT 12.41
VZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. VZ: 12.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VZ' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 13.5 Max: 19
Current: 12.41
7.2
19
EV-to-EBITDA 7.41
VZ's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
62% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.55 vs. VZ: 7.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VZ' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 6.5 Max: 8.7
Current: 7.41
4.7
8.7
Shiller PE Ratio 18.61
VZ's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.24 vs. VZ: 18.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
VZ' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.12  Med: 19.19 Max: 28.83
Current: 18.61
9.12
28.83
Current Ratio 1.02
VZ's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. VZ: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VZ' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.73 Max: 2.62
Current: 1.02
0.52
2.62
Quick Ratio 0.97
VZ's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. VZ: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VZ' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.68 Max: 2.59
Current: 0.97
0.48
2.59
Days Inventory 8.37
VZ's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
71% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.03 vs. VZ: 8.37 )
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: 18.05
Current: 8.37
7.94
18.05
Days Sales Outstanding 49.79
VZ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 45.51 vs. VZ: 49.79 )
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: 49.79
37.32
50.74
Days Payable 51.22
VZ's Days Payable is ranked lower than
62% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.44 vs. VZ: 51.22 )
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: 51.22
Current: 51.22
32.54
51.22

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 5.23
VZ's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
70% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. VZ: 5.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
VZ' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.81  Med: 4.74 Max: 7.47
Current: 5.23
3.81
7.47
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.77
VZ's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. VZ: 0.77 )
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: 0.77
0.51
6.55
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3.00
VZ's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 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: 3 Max: 7.3
Current: 3
0
7.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 5.32
VZ's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
72% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. VZ: 5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 6.06
VZ's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
71% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. VZ: 6.06 )
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: 5.49 Max: 8.66
Current: 6.06
4.42
8.66
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -12.50
VZ's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 274 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: -21.8  Med: -1.7 Max: 1.5
Current: -12.5
-21.8
1.5

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.33
VZ's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. VZ: 1.33 )
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: 0.52  Med: 1.28 Max: 5.54
Current: 1.33
0.52
5.54
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.29
VZ's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. VZ: 1.29 )
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: 0.61  Med: 1.21 Max: 3.99
Current: 1.29
0.61
3.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.07
VZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. VZ: 8.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VZ' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 7.4 Max: 13.9
Current: 8.07
5.3
13.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 5.44
VZ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
59% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. VZ: 5.44 )
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: 4.3  Med: 13.6 Max: 19.4
Current: 5.44
4.3
19.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $123,623.00
EPS (TTM) $ 3.00
Beta0.58
Short Percentage of Float0.72%
52-Week Range $42.80 - 56.25
Shares Outstanding (Mil)4,079.37

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 122,947 123,373 124,211
EPS ($) 3.70 3.84 3.94
EPS without NRI ($) 3.70 3.84 3.94
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
5.52%
Dividends per Share ($) 2.34 2.38 2.45
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