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Verizon Communications Inc.
IndexDJIA S&P500 P/E20.76 EPS (ttm)2.39 Insider Own0.01% Shs Outstand4.08B Perf Week-0.36%
Market Cap202.33B Forward P/E12.47 EPS next Y3.98 Insider Trans-11.93% Shs Float4.08B Perf Month-0.88%
Income9.90B PEG3.50 EPS next Q1.00 Inst Own64.90% Short Float1.82% Perf Quarter2.87%
Sales128.25B P/S1.58 EPS this Y-39.50% Inst Trans-0.23% Short Ratio5.02 Perf Half Y0.54%
Book/sh2.27 P/B21.85 EPS next Y3.59% ROA4.30% Target Price51.78 Perf Year4.92%
Cash/sh1.21 P/C41.02 EPS next 5Y5.93% ROE74.50% 52W Range44.07 - 51.86 Perf YTD8.52%
Dividend2.20 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y7.10% ROI13.00% 52W High-4.34% Beta0.33
Dividend %4.43% Quick Ratio0.80 Sales past 5Y3.30% Gross Margin60.40% 52W Low12.58% ATR0.50
Employees176200 Current Ratio0.80 Sales Q/Q3.80% Oper. Margin15.80% RSI (14)49.84 Volatility0.67% 0.97%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq12.14 EPS Q/Q-11.30% Profit Margin7.70% Rel Volume0.83 Prev Close49.90
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq11.67 EarningsApr 21 BMO Payout90.80% Avg Volume14.75M Price49.61
Recom2.30 SMA20-0.76% SMA500.62% SMA2003.25% Volume12,283,100 Change-0.58%
May-12-15Downgrade Macquarie Neutral → Underperform
Jan-23-15Reiterated Canaccord Genuity Buy $56 → $54
Jan-21-15Downgrade Barclays Overweight → Equal Weight $54 → $51
Dec-09-14Downgrade Robert W. Baird Outperform → Neutral $54 → $50
Jul-24-14Upgrade FBR Capital Mkt Perform → Outperform $57
Jul-23-14Reiterated Canaccord Genuity Buy $55 → $56
Feb-24-14Resumed Barclays Overweight $55
Jan-22-14Downgrade Pacific Crest Outperform → Sector Perform
Oct-18-13Upgrade Deutsche Bank Hold → Buy $49 → $56
Sep-04-13Upgrade Robert W. Baird Neutral → Outperform $52 → $53
Sep-03-13Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $55 → $56
Aug-22-13Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $55 → $52.50
Jul-17-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $47 → $49
May-17-13Initiated Barclays Overweight $59
Apr-19-13Reiterated UBS Neutral $44 → $49
Apr-19-13Reiterated FBR Capital Mkt Perform $45 → $53
Apr-19-13Reiterated Argus Buy $54 → $59
Apr-18-13Reiterated Hudson Square Research Hold $43 → $45
Apr-15-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $45 → $46
Jan-23-13Upgrade Canaccord Genuity Hold → Buy $50
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May-20-15 06:00PM  Making Money With Charles Payne: 05/20/15 at Fox Business
04:14PM  Verizon's old phone network will stick around for connected devices at Engadget
02:50PM  Cablevision Sues Verizon Again, Accuses False FiOS Claim - Analyst Blog
01:25PM  Competition & Cord-Cutting Push Old/New Media Hook-Ups More To Come? Benzinga
12:53PM  RootMetrics® Ranks Verizon Wireless Tops In Overall Performance For Houston PR Newswire
12:17PM  Verizon FiOS Goes Global With International TV Packages and 300 Minutes of International Calling at No Additional Cost PR Newswire
11:33AM  Streaming content only growing
11:23AM  Stocks attempt gains as Street awaits Fed minutes; transports down 1.5% at CNBC
May-19-15 08:40PM  Charter Communications Up on M&A Extension, Verizon Falls on Lawsuit -- Telecom Winners & Losers at TheStreet
06:07PM  Cablevision sues Verizon over commercial targeting FiOS Reuters
04:29PM  Cablevision sues Verizon over claims in commercial targeting FiOS Reuters
04:23PM  Seeking a refund on unwanted text message fees? You may be out of luck
02:52PM  When acquirer and target in M&A talks share an auditor, purchase price can suffer at MarketWatch
02:08PM  Not Your Ma's Bell: AT&T evolves beyond phones
02:06PM  Mobile shapes how video, wireless providers evolve AP
01:54PM  AOL's Sale to Verizon Could Ignite Takeover Interest in Rubicon at TheStreet
01:31PM  Rubicon Project Basks in the Glow of AOL's Sale to Verizon at TheStreet
12:05PM  10 best U.S. cities for your companys finance and IT operations at Fortune
09:47AM  Akamai Downgraded As CDN Growth May Stoke Competition at Investor's Business Daily
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09:29AM  Verizon Sees AOL as Umbrella Over Planned Streaming Service at TheStreet
09:14AM  Is Europes biggest telecoms company a takeover target or just a dividend play?
07:00AM  Ultimate Stock-Pickers Top 10 High-Conviction and New-Money Purchases at Morningstar
May-18-15 08:29PM  Dish Defends Its Spectrum Auction Strategy at The Wall Street Journal
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06:15PM  Which Top Dividend Stocks Get Thumbs Up From Buffett? at Investor's Business Daily
03:02PM  What's Up With Verizon's Stock? It's A Buy On Telecom Giant's Bold Digital/Mobile Strategy at Forbes
02:29PM  Goldman: Market's going nowhere for a year at CNBC
12:50PM  Cable MSOs Retain Hold in US Broadband Services Market - Analyst Blog
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08:08AM  CMO Today: News Digest at The Wall Street Journal
07:45AM  Verizon CFO to Speak May 19 at J.P. Morgan Conference PR Newswire
May-17-15 12:03PM  Verizon and Facebook agree: Content is king again Business Insider
May-16-15 10:15AM  Federal crackdown on cramming is a win for consumers
09:18AM  Weekly Tech Highlights: Apple's Battery Division, Why Apple Needs BlackBerry And More Benzinga
08:44AM  Verizon security hole opened up millions of customers to attack at MarketWatch
08:40AM  Cable Companies Add 1 Million Broadband Subscribers in Q1 at 24/7 Wall St.
12:01AM  Memo to Microsoft: Forget Windows at
May-15-15 11:20PM  Last Week at
06:28PM  Verizon's LTE In Rural America (LRA) Program Celebrates Five Years Of Delivering Advanced Wireless Services To Rural Customers PR Newswire
04:46PM  Subscribers Heed the Call of T-Mobile at
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04:01PM  Week that was: $179 million Picasso
03:51PM  Dish's Charlie Ergen Figures, If He Has Spectrum, They Will Come at TheStreet
03:30PM  Congress should pass an open-Internet law NOW at CNBC
02:21PM  Should Investors Wait on the Sidelines? at Fox Business
01:45PM  Tech Retrospect: Verizon snaps up AOL, and Google hits the road
12:40PM  AOL/Verizon: prophets without profits at Financial Times
11:09AM  Tech and media groups draw battle lines for mobile superiority at Financial Times
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05:46PM  Tilting auction rules for Sprint, T-Mobile called a mistake at Investor's Business Daily
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03:46PM  What Verizon can learn from Comcasts failure at Fortune
01:01PM  UBS Discounts Potential Bidding War For AOL Benzinga
12:44PM  Verizon, Partnering With Communities Across U.S., Keeps 2 Million Pounds of Electronic Waste Out of Local Landfills PR Newswire
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11:45AM  AOLs CEO will make millions from the Verizon deal at Fortune
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10:39AM  Dish CEO on spectrum: We followed the rules
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09:30AM  Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Verizon Communications, Vodafone Group, AOL, Comcast and Time Warner Cable - Press Releases
08:00AM  How Tim Armstrong steered AOL back to the future at Los Angeles Times
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12:39AM  AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Stands to Get $180 Million in Verizon Deal at The Wall Street Journal
May-13-15 10:26PM  AOLs Armstrong to Leave $213 Million Richer After Verizon Deal at Bloomberg
10:26PM  AOL's Armstrong to Leave $213 Million Richer After Verizon Deal
09:35PM  Quinn: What we learned watching AOL stumble at San Jose Mercury News
09:21PM  The Battle for the Living Room at USA TODAY
Verizon Communications Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies worldwide. The company's Wireless segment offers wireless voice and data services; messaging services; service that enables its customers to access the Internet on smartphones, basic phones, notebook computers, and tablets; customers and business-focused multimedia offerings; location-based services; global data services; LTE Internet, a high-speed Internet service; and network access and value added services to support telemetry-type applications. It also offers machine-to-machine services that support devices used in health monitoring, education, manufacturing, utilities, distribution, and consumer products markets, as well as offers smartphones and basic phones, tablets, and other Internet access devices. As of December 31, 2014, it had 108.2 million retail connections. Its Wireline segment provides high-speed Internet, FiOS Internet, and FiOS Video services; voice services, such as local exchange, regional and long distance calling, and voice messaging services, as well as VOIP services; private Internet protocol and Ethernet access and optical services; and Internet protocol, infrastructure and cloud services, machine-to-machine services, security, and other communications services. It also offers voice and data services, such as conferencing and contact center solutions, and private line and data access networks, as well as customer premise equipment, installation, maintenance, and site services; and data, voice, local dial tone, and broadband services primarily to local, long distance, and other carriers. The company was formerly known as Bell Atlantic Corporation and changed its name to Verizon Communications Inc. in June 2000. Verizon Communications Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in New York, New York.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Skiadas Anthony TSVP & ControllerMay 01Sale50.742,708137,4049,342May 05 08:34 AM
Mead Daniel S.EVP&Pres. of Strat InitiativesApr 29Sale50.4524,9451,258,4750May 01 03:31 PM
Skiadas Anthony TSVP & ControllerFeb 17Sale49.022,708132,74612,050Feb 19 12:22 PM
Mead Daniel S.EVP and Pres. & CEO - VZWFeb 12Sale49.7024,8981,237,4310Feb 17 10:55 AM
MILCH RANDAL SEVP - Pub Policy & Gen CounselOct 22Sale48.612,790135,6223,494Oct 23 02:33 PM
MILCH RANDAL SEVP - Pub Policy & Gen CounselAug 22Sale48.922,966145,0979,075Aug 25 11:39 AM
MILCH RANDAL SEVP - Pub Policy & Gen CounselJul 23Sale51.002,966151,26612,005Jul 24 12:33 PM
MILCH RANDAL SEVP - Pub Policy & Gen CounselJun 23Sale49.392,966146,49114,971Jun 24 02:36 PM