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Verizon Communications PB Ratio

: 2.17 (As of Today)
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The PB Ratio, or Price-to-Book ratio, or Price/Book, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Book Value per Share. As of today (2022-08-09), Verizon Communications's share price is $44.54. Verizon Communications's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $20.48. Hence, Verizon Communications's PB Ratio of today is 2.17.

Good Sign:

Verizon Communications Inc stock PB Ratio (=2.19) is close to 10-year low of 2.17

The historical rank and industry rank for Verizon Communications's PB Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

VZ' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.17   Med: 4.16   Max: 22.01
Current: 2.17

During the past 13 years, Verizon Communications's highest PB Ratio was 22.01. The lowest was 2.17. And the median was 4.16.

VZ's PB Ratio is ranked worse than
56.3% of 373 companies
in the Telecommunication Services industry
Industry Median: 1.97 vs VZ: 2.17

During the past 12 months, Verizon Communications's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 15.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 14.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 24.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 7.30% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of Verizon Communications was 52.80% per year. The lowest was -38.40% per year. And the median was 1.50% per year.

Back to Basics: PB Ratio


Verizon Communications PB Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Verizon Communications's PB Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Verizon Communications Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
PB Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 5.01 4.37 4.14 3.58 2.67

Verizon Communications Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
PB Ratio 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 3.15 2.90 2.67 2.55 2.48

Competitive Comparison

For the Telecom Services subindustry, Verizon Communications's PB Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PB Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Verizon Communications PB Ratio Distribution

For the Telecommunication Services industry and Communication Services sector, Verizon Communications's PB Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Verizon Communications's PB Ratio falls into.



Verizon Communications PB Ratio Calculation

The PB Ratio, or Price-to-Book ratio, or Price/Book, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Book Value per Share. It is a ratio widely used to value stocks.

Verizon Communications's PB Ratio for today is calculated as follows:

PB Ratio=Share Price/Book Value per Share (Q: Jun. 2022)
=44.54/20.481
=2.17

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

A closely related ratio is called Price-to-Tangible-Book. The difference between Price-to-Tangible-Book and PB Ratio is that book value other than intangibles are used in the calculation.


Verizon Communications  (NYSE:VZ) PB Ratio Explanation

Unlike valuation ratios relative to the earning power such as PE Ratio, PE Ratio without NRI, PS Ratio, Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow , or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, the PB Ratio measures the valuation of the stock relative to the underlying asset of the company.

The PB Ratio works the best for the businesses that earn most of their profit from their assets, e.g. banks and insurance companies.


Be Aware

Some businesses have very light assets, such as software companies or insurance agencies. The PB Ratio does not work well for these companies. Some companies even have negative equity, so the PB Ratio cannot be applied to them.


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Verizon Communications Business Description

Verizon Communications logo
Address
1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, USA, 10036
Verizon is now primarily a wireless business (more than 70% of revenue and nearly all operating income). It serves about 91 million postpaid and 4 million prepaid phone customers and connects another 25 million data devices, like tablets, via its nationwide network, making it the largest U.S. wireless carrier. The firm has agreed to acquire Tracfone, a wireless reseller that serves about 20 million prepaid customers in the U.S., from America Movil. Fixed-line telecom operations include local networks (12% of revenue) in the Northeast, which reach about 25 million homes and businesses, and nationwide enterprise services (10%). Verizon Media Group, the online media and advertising firm formed with the acquisitions of AOL and Yahoo, provides the remainder of revenue.
Executives
Brouillette Manon officer: EVP and Group CEO-VZ Consumer 40 AVENUE SPRINGGROVE MONTREAL Z4 H3C 4M8
Hammock Samantha officer: EVP & Chief HR Officer 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10036
Tome Carol B director 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Narasimhan Laxman director PEPSICO, INC., 700 ANDERSON HILL ROAD PURCHASE NY 10577
Slater Rodney E director
Bertolini Mark T director AETNA INC. 151 FARMINGTON AVENUE HARTFORD CT 06156
Otis Clarence Jr director 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10036
Archambeau Shellye L director 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, 8TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10036
Austin Roxanne S director 200 N SEPULVEDA BLVD PO BOX 956 MS ES/001/A102 EL SEGUNDO CA 90245
Healey Melanie director VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC. 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10036
Weaver Gregory G. director 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10036
Schulman Daniel H director C/O PAYPAL HOLDINGS, INC. 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET SAN JOSE CA 95131
Qureshi Rima officer: EVP & Chief Strategy Officer 2000 PURCHASE STREET PURCHASE NY 10577
Gowrappan Kumara Guru officer: EVP and Group CEO-VZ Media 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10036
Dunne Ronan officer: EVP and Group CEO-VZ Consumer 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10036

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