Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Receives Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC

Marco Green
May 23, 2017

The Barrett Asset Management Llc holds 301,869 shares with $16.11M value, up from 280,466 last quarter. The stock increased 0.13% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $45.48. About 3.97M shares traded. (NYSE:VZ) news were published by: Foxbusiness.com which released: "Verizon Wins Bidding War for Straight Path Communications, Sources Say" on May 11, 2017, also Investorplace.com with their article: "Is Verizon Communications Inc". It has outperformed by 25.04% the S&P500.

Earnings per share (EPS) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for Verizon Communications Inc. the EPS stands at 0.95 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.96, suggesting the stock fell short of the analysts' expectations. They expect $0.98 EPS, up 4.26% or $0.04 from last year's $0.94 per share. McEwen Mining Inc (MUX) has $889.00M valuation. Additionally, Snap Inc. (SNAP) stock price has gone down by -4.06% over the last 20 trading days, and its price is -31.79% below the 52-week high. It has underperformed by 84.65% the S&P500. (NYSE:SNAP) versus those who think you should sell it. AZZ has $60 highest and $57 lowest target. (NYSE:SNAP) was up 0.40% at $20.08 on Monday, in a 52-week range of $17.59 to $29.44 and with a consensus analyst target price of $21.40. General Electric Company had 40 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded AZZ Inc (NYSE:AZZ) on Thursday, December 8 to "Sell" rating. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, September 27 by Seaport Global Securities. As per Tuesday, January 10, the company rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Equal Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, April 13. On Monday, May 1 the insider WALDEN MARNI M sold $753,961. 4,088 shares were sold by DOWNEY H KIRK, worth $235,305. (NYSE:VZ). 105,000 were reported by Opus Mngmt. During the same period a year ago, the firm earned $1.06 EPS.

The cell phone carrier reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.98 by $0.03.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.01, from 1.1 in 2016Q3. Janney Ltd accumulated 372,280 shares. Neuberger Berman Gp Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.11% stake. Guardian Advsr LP owns 11,650 shares or 0.09% of their U.S. portfolio. Bp Public Ltd Co holds 1.01% or 501,000 shares in its portfolio. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) was raised too. Mogy Joel R Counsel Inc owns 225,613 shares. Dean Investment Associates Llc owns 100,187 shares or 1.19% of their United States portfolio. By reviewing stock prices from the stock market history of the company and examining its analysts ratings can give an investment picture with updated information of stock which helps investors to make investing decision. California State Teachers Retirement Sys reported 53,432 shares. The New York-based Walthausen & Co. Blackrock Institutional Trust Na owns 657,463 shares.

Since February 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 insider sales for $3.57 million activity.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Verizon Communications Inc". Koshinski Asset Management Inc. now owns 41,911 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock worth $2,179,000 after buying an additional 1,259 shares during the period. (NYSE:VZ). Skba Cap Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 405,865 shares.

The number of shares now held by investors is 4.08 Billion.

Schmeidler A R & Company Inc increased Apache Corp (NYSE:APA) stake by 30,440 shares to 79,635 valued at $5.05 million in 2016Q4. Inc. boosted its stake in Verizon Communications by 3.1% in the first quarter. Twenty-four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. Therefore 23% are positive. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $47.42 and a 200-day moving average of $49.48. Argus lowered Verizon Communications from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, April 21st. Verizon Communications now has $186.85B valuation. "(VZ)" was originally posted by Markets Daily and is the sole property of of Markets Daily. (NYSE:VZ) was sold by Skiadas Anthony T on Tuesday, February 14.

RB Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) on Wednesday, October 21 with "Sector Outperform" rating.

02/13/2017 - Verizon Communications Inc. had its "market perform" rating reiterated by analysts at Wells Fargo. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, April 24 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned "Mkt Perform" rating on Wednesday, January 25 by Raymond James. Verizon Communications Inc. has $55 highest and $44 lowest target. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, April 6th. The company was downgraded on Friday, April 1 by Moffet Nathanson. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.66, for a total transaction of $30,292.60. 115 funds opened positions while 683 raised stakes. Tcw stated it has 0.14% in Verizon Communications Inc.

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) opened at 45.48 on Tuesday. (NYSE:VZ) for 26,331 shares. Virtu Ltd holds 18,577 shares. The company has a market cap of $185.65B and its 12 month revenue was nearly $123.62B. Ruffer Llp owns 0.18% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Tiedemann Wealth Management has 39,191 shares. Destination Wealth Mngmt holds 0.86% or 219,328 shares. Cohen Klingenstein Ltd reported 22,871 shares. (NYSE:VZ) to report earnings on July, 25. Moreover, Brookmont Cap Mgmt has 1.24% invested in Verizon Communications Inc.

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