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Verizon Communications Dividend Yield %

: 4.79% (As of Today)
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As of today (2021-10-27), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Verizon Communications is 4.79%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Verizon Communications's Dividend Yield % or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:VZ' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.81   Med: 4.46   Max: 5.85
Current: 4.79

3.81
5.85

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Verizon Communications was 5.85%. The lowest was 3.81%. And the median was 4.46%.

NYSE:VZ's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
81% of the 77 Companies
in the Telecommunication Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. NYSE:VZ: 4.79 )

Verizon Communications's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was 0.41.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Verizon Communications was 6.55. The lowest was 0.32. And the median was 0.61.

As of today (2021-10-27), the Forward Dividend Yield % of Verizon Communications is 4.87%.

Verizon Communications's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was USD0.64.

During the past 12 months, Verizon Communications's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Verizon Communications was 68.70% per year. The lowest was 0.30% per year. And the median was 3.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Verizon Communications Dividend Yield % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Verizon Communications's Dividend Yield % 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.

* Premium members only.

Verizon Communications Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Dividend Yield %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 4.28 4.41 4.22 3.95 4.21

Verizon Communications Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Dividend Yield % 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 4.14 4.21 4.27 4.46 4.65

Competitive Comparison

For the Telecom Services subindustry, Verizon Communications's Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Dividend Yield % 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 Dividend Yield % Distribution

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

* The bar in red indicates where Verizon Communications's Dividend Yield % falls into.



Verizon Communications Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Verizon Communications Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.6402021-10-072021-10-082021-11-01Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.6282021-07-082021-07-092021-08-02Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.6282021-04-082021-04-092021-05-03Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.6282021-01-072021-01-082021-02-01Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

Verizon Communications's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.524/52.5387
=4.80 %

Current Share Price is USD52.5387.
Verizon Communications's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is USD2.524.

Verizon Communications's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.56/52.5387
=4.87 %

Current Share Price is USD52.5387.
Verizon Communications's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as USD0.64 * 4 = USD2.56.

* 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.


Verizon Communications  (NYSE:VZ) Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.

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Verizon Communications Business Description

Verizon Communications logo
Industry
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
Malady Kyle officer: EVP & Chief Technology Officer 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10036
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
Vestberg Hans Erik director, officer: Chairman and CEO 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10036
Ellis Matthew D. officer: EVP and CFO 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10036
Silliman Craig L. officer: EVP&ChiefAdminLegal&PubPolOff 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10036
Skiadas Anthony T officer: SVP & Controller 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, 8TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10036
Pambianchi Christine M officer: EVP & Chief HR Officer 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10036
Erwin Tami A. officer: EVP and Group CEO-VZ Business 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10036
Austin Roxanne S director 200 N SEPULVEDA BLVD PO BOX 956 MS ES/001/A102 EL SEGUNDO CA 90245
Qureshi Rima officer: EVP & Chief Strategy Officer 2000 PURCHASE STREET PURCHASE NY 10577
Archambeau Shellye L director 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, 8TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10036
Colao Vittorio director 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10036
Otis Clarence Jr director 1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10036
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