VZ - Verizon Communications Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed price. Currency in USD
50.62
-0.13 (-0.26%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT

50.60 -0.02 (-0.04%)
After hours: 4:52PM EDT

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Previous close50.75
Open50.53
Bid0.00 x 0
Ask0.00 x 0
Day's range50.35 - 50.99
52-week range43.68 - 54.77
Volume12,321,631
Avg. volume15,468,282
Market cap209.157B
Beta0.67
PE ratio (TTM)6.64
EPS (TTM)7.63
Earnings date24 Jul 2018
Forward dividend & yield2.36 (4.65%)
Ex-dividend date2018-07-09
1y target est56.00
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
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