Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE: VZ)

Last Updated: Oct-27-2016 22:57:07

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Anyone interested in quick information on Verizon stock, take a look right here. You will find the most important numbers in VZ trading today, October 27, 2016, like where shares last closed, how the current stock price compares to recent highs and lows, VZ's dividend yield - plus some other must-know data on Verizon shares.Let's start with where VZ stock closed yesterday - at $47.63. From the previous trading session Verizon shares fell 0.44% or $0.21 .Looking at the 52-week highs and lows for VZ is a good way to make sense of the current price, so let's do that now...At today's price, VZ is trading at a higher price than it was one-year ago, with shares having gone up by 2.74%.

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The Verizon stock price 52-week high is $56.95. That was hit on 7/05/2016. The VZ stock 52-week low is $43.79, reached on 1/20/2016.Also, this - VZ trading volume yesterday was 16,441,100. That's more than Verizon stock's average daily trading volume of 15,072,096.Verizon's market cap is 194,187,510,000. That gives Verizon a large market cap, because it's between 10 billion and 200 billion. As of the beginning of April, Apple has the biggest market cap of all publicly traded companies.

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The current P/E (price/earnings) ratio of Verizon stock is 12.36. That's less than the March 2016 S&P 500 P/E ratio of about 23. To really gauge if this stock's P/E is high or low, you should compare VZ to other companies in the same industry.The current EPS (earnings per share) of VZ is 3.44.Beta - how closely the stock trades with the overall market, with a beta of 1 meaning it trades in step with the broader index -- for Verizon is 0.30.Verizon stock has a dividend yield of 4.79%. Most stocks considered "dividend stocks" have a yield of 2% or more.For more info on Verizon stock, check out all the free content we give you at Money Morning. You'll find VZ stock news and coverage on dozens of other key stocks, updated daily.

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Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE: VZ) Profile

Prior Close$47.63
Market Cap$197.9 B
PE Ratio12.27
Verizon Communications formed by the merger of Bell Atlantic and GTE is one of the world's leading providers of high-growth communications services. Verizon companies are the largest providers of wireline and wireless communications in the United States. Verizon is also the world's largest provider of print and on-line directory information.
SymbolCompanyMarket cap
TAT&T Inc$225.78 B
TMUST-Mobile US Cmn$40.87 B
SSprint Corporation$25.87 B
CTLCenturylink$15.53 B
USMVUSA Min Volatility MSCI Ishares$13.27 B
USMUnited States Cellular Corp$3.04 B
WSTCWest Corporation$1.71 B
CCOICogent Comm Hldgs$1.65 B
RKUSRuckus Wireless Inc$1.17 B

VZ Earnings

1st Quarter Earnings$1.01 (2016-10-20)
2nd Quarter Earnings$0.94 (2016-07-26)
3rd Quarter Earnings$1.06 (2016-04-21)
4th Quarter Earnings$0.89 (2016-01-21)
PE Ratio12.27
EPS Growth-1.94%
Recent Earnings$1.01
Annual EPS$3.9
Market Capitalization$197.9 B
Insider Shareholder %0.001%
Annual Revenue$127.89 B
Number of Shares Outstanding4,077,000 Shares
Institutional Shareholder %63.46%
Annual Net Income$14.02B
TTM Net Profit Margin$10.96
One Year Return7.09%
Three Year Return7.78%
Five Year Return61.61%
Five Year Revenue Growth23.51%
Five Year Earnings Growth118.03%
Five Year Dividend Growth-40.96%
Last Quarter EPS$1.01
Annual EPS$3.9
Annual Dividend$2.31
Annual Dividend Yield4.83%
Change in EPS YTD-1.94%
PE Ratio12.27
Recent Earnings$1.01
Dividends per Share$0.577
Stock Split Ratio2-1

VZ Key Stats

Last Price$48.54
Net Change$0.91 (1.91%)
Ask Price$0
Open Price$47.74
Previous Close Price$47.63
High Price$48.7
Low Price$47.63
Number of Trades89,004
Fifty Two Week High$56.95 (2016-07-05)
Fifty Two Week Low$43.79 (2016-01-20)
Average Daily Volume14,737,824
Share Outstanding4,077,000 Shares
Total Dividend Payout$2.31/yr
Dividend Yield4.83%