VZ - Verizon Communications Inc.

NYSE - Nasdaq Real-time price. Currency in USD
48.71
+0.09 (+0.19%)
As of 11:43AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous close48.62
Open48.60
Bid48.77 x 200
Ask48.78 x 2600
Day's range48.38 - 48.96
52-week range42.80 - 54.77
Volume2,767,210
Avg. volume17,327,119
Market cap201.073B
Beta0.75
PE ratio (TTM)6.62
EPS (TTM)7.36
Earnings date24 Apr 2018
Forward dividend & yield2.36 (4.95%)
Ex-dividend date2018-04-09
1y target est56.08
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
  • Verizon Closing Call Centers to Control Costs
    Market Realist1 hour ago

    Verizon Closing Call Centers to Control Costs

    Verizon (VZ) is closing call centers and vacating buildings in several states as part of its reorganization to consolidate customer service operations and control costs. The company also planned to close call centers in Maine, Nebraska, Connecticut, and California. Verizon’s call center closures have continued.

  • Examining Opposition to Straight Path–Verizon Spectrum Transfers
    Market Realist3 hours ago

    Examining Opposition to Straight Path–Verizon Spectrum Transfers

    The FCC recently denied a request to block Straight Path from transferring certain spectrum licenses to Verizon (VZ). The CCA (Competitive Carriers Association) petitioned the FCC to review Verizon’s purchase of Straight Path’s 28 GHz and 39 GHz bands. The CCA is a trade group of smaller wireless carriers, and its members include T-Mobile (TMUS), Sprint (S), and United States Cellular (USM).

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  • Verizon (VZ) Q1 Earnings: What Lies Ahead for the Stock?
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    Verizon (VZ) Q1 Earnings: What Lies Ahead for the Stock?

    Stiff competition and spectrum crunch are likely to pose challenge for Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) in first-quarter 2018.

  • GlobeNewswire3 hours ago

    Verizon Bolsters In-House Customer Experience Design Team with Acquisition of Moment 

    NEW YORK, April 19, 2018-- Today Verizon Communications Inc. closed its acquisition of Moment, a New York-based design and strategy firm founded in 2002. Beginning immediately, employees will join the ...

  • Straight Path Incurred a Higher-than-Expected Cost for Verizon
    Market Realist4 hours ago

    Straight Path Incurred a Higher-than-Expected Cost for Verizon

    Verizon (VZ) finally won regulatory approval to close its purchase of Straight Path. Verizon battled with AT&T (T) for Straight Path, with Verizon’s $3.1 billion offer for Straight Path carrying the day.

  • Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Creates Tech Startup Incubator
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  • Will T-Mobile Winning Streak Fuel A Bigger Stock Buyback?
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    Will T-Mobile Winning Streak Fuel A Bigger Stock Buyback?

    T-Mobile US is again expected to lead wireless service providers in postpaid phone subscriber additions in the March quarter and its winning streak could fuel a bigger stock buyback.

  • Why Verizon May Close Some Components of Oath
    Market Realistyesterday

    Why Verizon May Close Some Components of Oath

    Verizon’s (VZ) Oath is eliminating some components of its ad-tech (advertising technology) arm, as reported by Business Insider. The pruning at Oath is viewed as part of Verizon’s process of sorting out AOL and Yahoo assets so it can keep the best of both companies.

  • Why Verizon Chose Former PayPal Executive to Head Finance Brands
    Market Realistyesterday

    Why Verizon Chose Former PayPal Executive to Head Finance Brands

    Verizon (VZ) hired Joanna Lambert, a former PayPal (PYPL) executive, to head its finance and technology brands under its Oath division. The brands include Yahoo Finance, Tanda, and TechCrunch, with Yahoo Finance being one of the world’s largest digital destinations for business and financial news. 

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  • Putting the Verizon–CONCACAF Deal in Perspective
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    Putting the Verizon–CONCACAF Deal in Perspective

    Telecom Update in Early 2Q18: Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&TVerizon to show CONCACAF championships on Go90

  • Business Wireyesterday

    Oath Hires Former Alibaba Group Executive as President & COO

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Today, Oath, a Verizon (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) subsidiary announces that K. Guru Gowrappan will join the company as President and COO. Guru previously served as Global Managing Director at Alibaba Group. Leveraging his experience in scaling businesses globally, Guru will work with CEO Tim Armstrong and the Oath and Verizon leadership teams to cement Oath’s position as a powerhouse of trusted media and technology brands including AOL, BUILD, HuffPost, MAKERS, TechCrunch, Yahoo Mail, Yahoo News and Yahoo Sports.

  • What T-Mobile’s Technical Indicators Suggest
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    What T-Mobile’s Technical Indicators Suggest

    Previously in this series, we assessed Wall Street analysts’ latest recommendations for T-Mobile (TMUS) stock. Most analysts recommend “buy.” In this part, we’ll look into T-Mobile’s technicals and compare them with telecom peers’.

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    Is MoviePass Stock Rallying for All of the Wrong Reasons?

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  • Twitter: Tackling Ignorance to Curb Abuse
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    Twitter: Tackling Ignorance to Curb Abuse

    Harassment on Twitter (TWTR) has led some people to shut down their accounts and get out of the platform in protest. The outflow of users weakens Twitter since it creates a situation where the company struggles to sustain or grow its audience. In 4Q17, for example, Twitter trailed its main competitors in terms of growth of daily audiences.

  • Sprint Shares Rose on Merger News with T-Mobile
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    Sprint Shares Rose on Merger News with T-Mobile

    Shares of telecom (telecommunications) company Sprint (S) rose 12.2% to close at $5.78 in the week that ended on April 13, 2018. Sprint shares have generated returns of -30% in the last 12 months and 9.3% in the last month after falling over 30% in 2017. What drove Sprint stock higher?

  • Analysts’ Recommendations for T-Mobile in April 2018
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    Analysts’ Recommendations for T-Mobile in April 2018

    Of the 30 analysts tracking T-Mobile (TMUS) stock on April 6, 2018, 26 (~87%) recommended “buy,” three recommended “hold,” and one recommended “sell.” Analysts have given T-Mobile a 12-month target price of $73.54, implying a 23% return based on its closing price of $59.65 on April 6.

  • Where Will Sprint Corporation Be in 1 Year?
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  • T-Mobile’s Valuation in April 2018
    Market Realist2 days ago

    T-Mobile’s Valuation in April 2018

    As of April 6, 2018, T-Mobile’s (TMUS) market capitalization was ~$51.0 billion, making it the third-largest US wireless service provider. In comparison, AT&T (T), Verizon (VZ), and Sprint (S) had market caps of ~$218.8 billion, ~$193.7 billion, and ~$20.6 billion, respectively,

  • GlobeNewswire2 days ago

    New Research Coverage Highlights Exelixis, Verizon Communications, AT&T, Snap, Allergan plc, and QUALCOMM — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2018

    NEW YORK, April 17, 2018-- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of ...

  • T-Mobile’s Postpaid Phone Churn Expected to Keep Improving
    Market Realist2 days ago

    T-Mobile’s Postpaid Phone Churn Expected to Keep Improving

    Previously, we learned about expectations for T-Mobile’s (TMUS) prepaid customer net additions in 1Q18. In this part, we’ll look at the company’s customer retention metric, its churn rate. T-Mobile’s postpaid phone churn should continue to improve in 2018, mainly driven by customer satisfaction and loyalty due to continuous improvements to its network quality and customer service. In 4Q17, T-Mobile reported a postpaid phone churn rate of 1.2%, lower than the 1.3% it reported in 4Q16. Lower churn helps mobile carriers save on acquisition costs related to acquiring subscribers, in turn expanding their operating margins.

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    [$$] A Sorrell-less WPP

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  • Expectations for T-Mobile’s Prepaid Net Additions in 1Q18
    Market Realist3 days ago

    Expectations for T-Mobile’s Prepaid Net Additions in 1Q18

    Previously, we discussed expectations for T-Mobile’s (TMUS) postpaid phone customer net additions in 1Q18. In this part, we’ll look at what’s expected for T-Mobile’s prepaid customer net additions. Wall Street analysts expect 150,000 prepaid customer net additions for T-Mobile in 1Q18, given the growing competition in the prepaid market. In 4Q17, T-Mobile gained 149,000 net prepaid customers, representing a significant decline from the 541,000 reported in 4Q16.

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