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Verizon Communications Inc  (NYSE:VZ) Interest Expense: $-4,833 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2018)

Interest Expense is the amount reported by a company or individual as an expense for borrowed money. Verizon Communications Inc's interest expense for the three months ended in Dec. 2018 was $ -1,199 Mil. Its interest expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2018 was $-4,833 Mil.

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income(EBIT) by its Interest Expense. Verizon Communications Inc's Operating Income for the three months ended in Dec. 2018 was $ 5,228 Mil. Verizon Communications Inc's Interest Expense for the three months ended in Dec. 2018 was $ -1,199 Mil. Verizon Communications Inc's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2018 was 4.36. The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is. Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Verizon Communications Inc Annual Data

Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Interest Expense Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -4,915.00 -4,920.00 -4,376.00 -4,733.00 -4,833.00

Verizon Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18
Interest Expense Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -1,219.00 -1,201.00 -1,222.00 -1,211.00 -1,199.00

Calculation

Interest Expense is the amount reported by a company or individual as an expense for borrowed money.

Interest Expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2018 was -1201 (Mar. 2018 ) + -1222 (Jun. 2018 ) + -1211 (Sep. 2018 ) + -1199 (Dec. 2018 ) = $-4,833 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense. The higher, the better.

Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

Verizon Communications Inc's Interest Expense for the three months ended in Dec. 2018 was $-1,199 Mil. Its Operating Income for the three months ended in Dec. 2018 was $5,228 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the three months ended in Dec. 2018 was $105,873 Mil.

Verizon Communications Inc's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2018 is calculated as

Interest Coverage=-1*Operating Income (Q: Dec. 2018 )/Interest Expense (Q: Dec. 2018 )
=-1*5228/-1199
=4.36

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.


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