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Verizon Communications Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 18.64 (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-08-15), Verizon Communications's share price is $45.15. Verizon Communications's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $2.42. Hence, Verizon Communications's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 18.64.

The historical rank and industry rank for Verizon Communications's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

VZ' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.18   Med: 14.05   Max: 276.33
Current: 18.64

During the past 13 years, Verizon Communications's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 276.33. The lowest was 6.18. And the median was 14.05.

VZ's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked worse than
66.92% of 266 companies
in the Telecommunication Services industry
Industry Median: 12.24 vs VZ: 18.64

Verizon Communications's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $1.37. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $2.42.

During the past 13 years, Verizon Communications's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 95.70% per year. The lowest was -48.90% per year. And the median was 2.60% per year.


Verizon Communications Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for Verizon Communications's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 33.35 14.29 15.03 12.37 -

Verizon Communications Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 - - - 20.28 20.95

Competitive Comparison

For the Telecom Services subindustry, Verizon Communications's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Telecommunication Services industry and Communication Services sector, Verizon Communications's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Verizon Communications's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



Verizon Communications Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Verizon Communications's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=45.15/2.422
=18.64

Verizon Communications's Share Price of today is $45.15.
Verizon Communications's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $2.42.

* 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:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Verizon Communications  (NYSE:VZ) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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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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