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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

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60.35-0.24 (-0.40%)
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Previous close60.59
Open60.18
Bid60.31 x 4000
Ask60.35 x 1300
Day's range60.15 - 60.94
52-week range48.84 - 62.22
Volume21,769,077
Avg. volume14,435,501
Market cap249.402B
Beta (5Y monthly)0.43
PE ratio (TTM)13.06
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings dateN/A
Forward dividend & yield2.51 (4.14%)
Ex-dividend date08 Oct 2020
1y target estN/A
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  • GlobeNewswire

    Verizon Foundation commits $300,000 to West Coast wildfires and Hurricane Sally relief efforts

    BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Verizon Foundation announced $300,000 in donations to support immediate relief efforts across communities in California, Oregon and Washington impacted by the wildfires, as well as hardest hit areas of Alabama and Florida impacted by Hurricane Sally. In the West, $200,000 will be donated to the American Red Cross for fire relief and in the South $100,000 to Feeding the Gulf Coast to aid in their emergency response after Hurricane Sally. “While 2020 continues to be an unpredictable and challenging year across the country and around the globe, you can be certain we’ll be there to support our communities in a time of crisis,” says Hans Vestberg, Chairman and CEO of Verizon. “We will ensure they stay connected when those connections matter most and help them get back on their feet.”Verizon customers can help the American Red Cross in their disaster relief efforts by texting the words HURRICANES OR CAWILDFIRES to 90999 and $10 will be added to their Verizon Wireless bill and donated to the American Red Cross upon confirmation of the billing zip code.Feeding the Gulf Coast works through member organizations and special programs to provide nutritious food to meet the challenge of feeding people who are hungry as a result of systemic poverty, personal crisis or disaster.Customer Relief: Unlimited calling, texting and data For our consumer and small business customers impacted by the wildfires in parts of California, Oregon and Washington through Wednesday, September 23, Verizon is providing unlimited calling, texting and data.Additionally, for our consumer and small business customers in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi impacted by Hurricane Sally, Verizon is providing unlimited calling, texting and data through Monday, September 21.Customers do not have to take any action to take advantage of the offer and can verify eligibility for either call/text/data relief offer by entering their zip code here: https://www.verizon.com/featured/relief/. Verizon Response Team deployed The Verizon Response team is deployed in the hurricane and wildfire impacted areas and working 24/7 to coordinate with first responders. The company is mobilizing charging stations, devices, special equipment, emergency vehicles and more to support local, state and federal agencies in the impacted areas of California, Oregon, Washington, Alabama and Florida. First responder customers with wireless priority service should utilize *272 when placing calls.Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was formed on June 30, 2000 and is celebrating its 20th year as one of the world’s leading providers of technology, communications, information and entertainment products and services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $131.9 billion in 2019. The company offers data, video and voice services and solutions on its award-winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.About the American Red Cross: The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.VERIZON’S ONLINE MEDIA CENTER: News releases, stories, media contacts and other resources are available at www.verizon.com/about/news/. News releases are also available through an RSS feed. To subscribe, visit www.verizon.com/about/rss-feeds/.Media contact: Bernadette Brijlall bernadette.brijlall@verizon.comKate Jay 678.245.9532 Kate.Jay@verizon.com Twitter: @KateHarrisJay

  • GlobeNewswire

    Verizon expands relationship with Amazon

    Verizon and Ring work together to keep families connected and protected with new Ring Alarm Security Kit with Verizon LTEWhat you need to know: * The new, 7-piece Ring Alarm Security Kit with Verizon LTE gives Verizon customers peace of mind and control. * The Ring Alarm Security Kit includes LTE backup on America’s most awarded network for connectivity in case your home Wi-Fi goes down. * Easily handle your home security needs with the Security by Ring plan, which provides professional monitoring, cellular backup, and video storage, all for $10 per month.2 * For a limited time, customers will receive $50 off a Ring Alarm Security Kit with Verizon LTE with the purchase of any new smartphone from Verizon, or $100 off the Ring Alarm Security Kit with Verizon LTE with the purchase of any new Motorola smartphone from Verizon.1BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Beginning September 17, Verizon and Amazon are expanding their relationship to offer Verizon customers the 7-piece Ring Alarm Security Kit with Verizon LTE and the Security by Ring plan. The DIY, easy-to-install system gives customers peace of mind by providing home security from Ring to protect their family, pets and property, all while providing backup connectivity on America’s most awarded wireless network, if home Wi-Fi connectivity is lost. “By combining our leading network with Amazon’s unique products and services, we’re providing premium access, experiences and integrated offers for our customers in entertainment, connectivity and now, home security,” said Brian Higgins, Verizon Senior Vice President of Device and Consumer Product Marketing. “We know that customers have choices and want home security solutions that are customizable to their needs,” said Pete Gerstberger, General Manager of Ring Alarm. “We’re excited to offer Verizon customers a Ring Alarm Security Kit that connects with Verizon’s network, and offer an affordable, easy-to-use home security system to give them peace of mind.”Timely features The Ring Alarm Security Kit with Verizon LTE offers a wide range of features, including: * One-touch emergency response buttons on your Keypad can allow anyone to request help * Customizable email alerts and push notifications to stay informed no matter what * Voice-activated Alexa arming and disarming * Automatic arming and disarming with supported smart locks * Trigger your Alarm or request emergency dispatch3 anytime, anywhere with the in-app SOS feature * Use your custom Duress code when you need to trigger a silent alarm in an emergency3 * Provide Shared and Guest Users with limited access to your AlarmEquipment & costThe affordable 7-piece Ring Alarm Security Kit with Verizon LTE comes with a Base Station, Keypad, Range Extender, Motion Detector and three Contact Sensors for windows or doors. The Ring Alarm Security Kit with Verizon LTE costs $229.99, and the $10 monthly subscription for the Security by Ring service includes professional monitoring, cellular backup, and 60-days of video storage for all Ring Cameras and Ring Video Doorbells at their location, all billed through customers’ existing Verizon Wireless bilsl.2 Plus, with the purchase of a new smartphone, customers get $50 off the Ring Alarm Security Kit. With the purchase of a new Motorola smartphone, customers get $100 off the Kit.1Connected DevicesThe Ring Alarm Security Kit with Verizon LTE integrates with other compatible Ring and Alexa-enabled devices, from Alexa Hands Free phones and Echo devices, giving users the ability to arm, disarm and check the status of their Alarm remotely via their smartphone, tablet, or using their voice with supported Alexa-enabled devices. Customers can also choose to link their Ring Cameras and Doorbells to Ring Alarm, and when the alarm is triggered, these cameras will automatically record video.2Verizon & Amazon at HomeFrom providing connected devices such as Alexa, Echo, Fire TV, to watching Amazon Prime content on the go or at home, to delivering 5G edge cloud computing for developers, Verizon and Amazon have teamed up to provide customers with unique content and premium experiences on the nation’s most reliable wireless network. 5G will change the way we live, work and play, delivering new experiences for customers. Later this fall, Verizon 5G Home customers can take advantage of even more smart home technology with an enhanced Amazon home starter kit. We’ll continue to expand our Amazon relationship to bring customers more options and access to premium content and services. Customers can purchase the new Ring Alarm Security Kit with Verizon LTE in Verizon stores or online at verizon.com/wireless-devices/amazon/.VERIZON Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was formed on June 30, 2000 and is celebrating its 20th year as one of the world’s leading providers of technology, communications, information and entertainment products and services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $131.9 billion in 2019. The company offers data, video and voice services and solutions on its award winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.RING Since its founding in 2013, Ring has been on a mission to make neighborhoods safer. From the first-ever Video Doorbell, to the award-winning DIY Ring Alarm system, Ring’s smart home security product line, offers users affordable whole-home security. At Ring, we are committed to making security accessible and convenient for everyone -- while working hard to bring communities together. Ring is an Amazon company. For more information, visit www.ring.com. With Ring, you’re always home.VERIZON’S ONLINE MEDIA CENTER: News releases, stories, media contacts and other resources are available at www.verizon.com/about/news/. News releases are also available through an RSS feed. To subscribe, visit www.verizon.com/about/rss-feeds/.1Available from September 18, 2020 through September 30, 2020 2Not available for purchase in Florida. Ring cameras and video doorbells are not included with the Ring Alarm Security Kit with Verizon LTE, but can be purchased separately. 3Security by Ring subscription requiredMedia contact: Alex Lawson alex.lawson@verizon.com 908-635-0271 Twitter: @ALawNC

  • GlobeNewswire

    Verizon expands connected device plans with Unlimited Plus; simplifies connected smartwatch options

    BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Working, learning or streaming? Verizon today announced the expansion of connected device options with the Unlimited Plus plan, supporting the evolving needs of customers demanding more reliable coverage and backup access when at home or on the go. Unlimited Plus gives customers double the 4G LTE premium data for jetpacks, tablets and laptops, and includes unlimited access to blazing-fast 5G Ultra Wideband speeds when connected on 5G Ultra Wideband devices1.  Creators and doers can add Unlimited Plus to their existing wireless plan for $30 per month2 , and existing customers can upgrade their current unlimited connected device plan for just $10 more per month. The new Unlimited Plus plan includes 30 GB of premium 4G LTE data, up from 15 GB in the standard Unlimited plan, so power users can greatly increase their ability to stream video, send files and browse the web at faster speeds3. Rather than fighting for Wi-Fi, the extra data helps manage increased needs for remote learning or work with a secure and personal connection. And, our connected device plans will include access to our upcoming 5G Nationwide network.4A connected device plan built for a new connected world. “As consumers demand more flexibility in where and how they work, we’ve created a plan that gives them more of the fast and dependable Internet they need, at home or on the go,” said Angie Klein, Verizon Senior Vice President, Consumer Segment Marketing. “For those not quite lucky enough to be eligible for 5G Home or Fios Internet when working or doing remote learning from home, Unlimited Plus also provides a fast backup option when the neighborhood Internet service isn’t good enough.”To view the plans: https://www.verizon.com/about/sites/default/files/2020-09/Unlimited%20Plus_9.17.pngConnected smartwatch plans made even easierIn addition to the introduction of Unlimited Plus, Verizon has simplified the options for connected smartwatch plans. As revealed earlier this week, all connected smartwatch plans are just $10 per month, whether using as a standalone plan to connect a watch or with NumberShare to use one mobile number for multiple devices. This price drop for our existing smartwatch plan supports new watches in the market, as well as other connected smartwatches available at Verizon. Existing customers on the standalone smartwatch plans will automatically receive the new lower pricing.  Get more from UnlimitedVerizon customers can get even more for less when adding Unlimited Plus or a connected smartwatch plan to select Mix & Match Unlimited plans. Sign-up for Do More or Get More Unlimited to qualify for a 50% off discount on connected device plans, which lowers Unlimited Plus to just $15 per month5.5G Ready, Set, Go!Unlimited Plus is compatible with a variety of 5G Ultra Wideband-capable devices offered by Verizon, including the Lenovo Flex 5G, Inseego MiFi M2100 5G UW and Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ 5G. The laptop, hotspot and tablet are among the many connected devices that unleash the power of 5G Ultra Wideband and expand access to premium 4G LTE and Verizon’s upcoming 5G Nationwide network. Learn more about device availability at the Verizon tablet and Internet device pages. Beginning September 17, visit verizon.com/plans to learn more and sign-up for Unlimited Plus.1 5G Ultra Wideband access requires a 5G capable device inside the 5G Ultra Wideband coverage area, available only in parts of select cities. Get 50GB of Mobile Hotspot data on 5G Ultra Wideband per month; 3Mbps for the rest of the month after exceeding allowance. Downloads over 5G Ultra Wideband. Depending on location, uploads over 5G Ultra Wideband or 4G LTE; uploads over 4G LTE will not count towards your 4G LTE data allowance.2 Compatible Verizon Unlimited smartphone plan required for connected device discount. Unlimited Plus without phone service is $90 per month ($85 with Auto Pay). Restrictions apply.3 Unlimited 4G LTE: In times of congestion, your data may be temporarily slower than other traffic after exceeding 30 GB/month. Unlimited Mobile Hotspot/tethering available. After exceeding Hotspot allowance, 600 Kbps speeds for the rest of the month. Mobile Hotspot use counts toward data allowance.4 5G Nationwide will require a 5G Nationwide capable device inside Verizon 5G Nationwide coverage area.5 Requires Do More Unlimited 5G UW or Get More Unlimited 5G UW plan activated on or after 08.20.2020. Other restrictions and conditions apply. Unlimited Plus standard price is $90 per month before applicable discounts. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was formed on June 30, 2000 and is celebrating its 20th year as one of the world’s leading providers of technology, communications, information and entertainment products and services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $131.9 billion in 2019. The company offers data, video and voice services and solutions on its award-winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.VERIZON’S ONLINE MEDIA CENTER: News releases, stories, media contacts and other resources are available at www.verizon.com/about/news/. News releases are also available through an RSS feed. To subscribe, visit www.verizon.com/about/rss-feeds/.Media contact: Andrew Kameka andrew.kameka@verizon.com