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Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE: VZ)

$47.25 USD -$1.16 (-2.40%)
Last Price $47.25
Net Change $-1.16 (-2.4%)
Bid $47.11
Ask Price $47.5
Open Price $47.92
Previous Close Price $48.41
High Price $48.17
Low Price $47.13
Number of Trades 13
Volume 31,278,201
Fifty Two Week High $56.95 (2016-07-05)
Fifty Two Week Low $46.01 (2016-11-14)
Average Daily Volume 15,792,785
Share Outstanding 4,076,730 Shares
Total Dividend Payout 2.31/yr
Dividend Yield 4.77%
1st Quarter Earnings $0.95 (2017-04-20)
2nd Quarter Earnings $0.86 (2017-01-24)
3nd Quarter Earnings $1.01 (2016-10-20)
4th Quarter Earnings $0.94 (2016-07-26)
PE Ratio $12.88
EPS Growth $-0.59
Recent Earnings $0.95
Annual EPS $3.87
Last Quarter EPS $
Market Capitalization $192.63B
Insider Shareholders % 0.0013%
Annual Revenue $0B
No. Shares Outstanding 4,076,730
Inst. Shareholder % 63.35%
Annual Net Income $0B
TTM Net Profit Margin $-1.41
1-Year Return -2.35%
3-Year Return 14.13%
5-Year Return 53.16%
5-Year Revenue Growth 13.62%
5-Year Earnings Growth 79.53%
5-Year Dividend Growth 15.82%
Annual Dividend $2.31
Annual Dividend Yield 4.75%
Change in EPS YTD -0.59%
Dividends per Share $0.577
Stock Split Ratio 2-1
Beta 0.45
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.

Today's Verizon Stock Update

For your one quick stop for Verizon stock daily numbers today (April 22, 2017), look no further. We've put the most important VZ data here. Let's start with the last closing price for VZ stock, which was $47.25. Verizon shares dropped 2.40% or $1.16 from the day before. Here's how the current Verizon stock price level compares to recent highs and lows... The Verizon stock price is below where it was last year at this time, with the stock price having slipped 5.56%.

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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 $46.01, reached on 11/14/2016. Also - VZ trading volume yesterday was 30,398,201. That's lower than Verizon stock's average daily trading volume of 31,300,291. Verizon's market capitalization - the amount of shares outstanding times the share price - is 192,625,492,000. That gives Verizon a large market cap, because it's between 10 billion and 200 billion. As of the start of April 2016, 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 12.56. That's not as high as 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 3.22. 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 0.45. Verizon stock has a dividend yield of 4.77%. 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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