Analyzing the Financial Health of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

Joanna Estrada
November 12, 2017

Boeing Co. now has $154.26 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.50% or $0.5 on November 10, reaching $20.49. About 17.07M shares traded or 7.83% up from the average. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500. New York-based F&V Cap Management Lc has invested 4.18% in Verizon Communications Inc. Verizon Communications Inc. Cm now has $183.09 billion valuation. The stock has a beta value of 0.55. About 113,293 shares traded. Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) has risen 31.86% since November 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500.

Investors of record on Tuesday, January 10th will be issued a $0.5775 dividend. The cell phone carrier reported $1.01 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.02. It worsened, as 90 investors sold VZ shares while 700 reduced holdings. Capital Research Global Investors raised its stake in Verizon Communications by 15.1% in the second quarter. Signalpoint Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Co has 35,434 shares for 0.43% of their portfolio. 610 Verizon Communications Inc.

Trexquant Investment LP cut its stake in shares of Verizon Communications Inc. Whalerock Point Prtnrs Llc has invested 0.73% in Verizon Communications Inc.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on VZ shares. Mcf Advsrs Ltd has 11,820 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Finally, Citizens Financial Group Inc RI increased its stake in shares of Verizon Communications by 1.6% in the first quarter. "(VZ) Shares Bought by Wrapmanager Inc." was originally published by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. Credit Suisse Ag has 11.92M shares for 0.52% of their portfolio.

Verizon Communications Inc. has a 1-year low of $43.79 and a 1-year high of $56.95. (NYSE:VZ). Highlander Capital Management Limited holds 0.67% or 18,840 shares.

More notable recent Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) by 7.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Wellington Shields And Co Limited Liability Co reported 42,449 shares. (NYSE:VZ). Private Asset Mngmt Inc has 26,199 shares. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 14.33 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. Excalibur Management Corp increased its holdings in Verizon Communications by 5.7% in the 1st quarter.

Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for Verizon Communications Inc. "Stock is a Dividend Investor's Dream" on November 01, 2017. Verizon Communications had a return on equity of 58.66% and a net margin of 12.80%. (NYSE:VZ) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: "3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: Verizon Communications Inc., General Electric ..." on October 20, 2017, also Prnewswire.com with their article: "JD Power ranks Verizon #1 in the East in 2017 US Residential TV and Internet ..." published on November 09, 2017, Bloomberg.com published: "Verizon Is Eyeing Spring for the Start of Delayed Online TV Service" on October 18, 2017. Whitnell & Co. now owns 10,316 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock worth $461,000 after acquiring an additional 125 shares during the last quarter. Verizon Communications Inc. has $55 highest and $44 lowest target. ValuEngine upgraded Verizon Communications from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Therefore 23% are positive. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts anticipate that Verizon Communications Inc. will post 3.77 EPS for the current fiscal year. The rating was downgraded by Atlantic Securities on Friday, July 21 to "Sell". Scotia Capital maintained Verizon Communications Inc. The firm has "Neutral" rating by DA Davidson given on Thursday, February 4. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, July 10 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, October 4 with "Hold". The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Hold" on Thursday, October 19. (NYSE:VZ) on Friday, July 28 with "Hold" rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, October 5 with "Buy". The firm has "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital given on Wednesday, October 21.

Since May 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $27,657 activity. At the moment, the average analyst rating for VZ is Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. (NYSE:VZ) has "Sector Perform" rating given on Monday, July 31 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Friday, May 12 by Deutsche Bank. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 6th. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $48 target in Wednesday, September 30 report. Oppenheimer downgraded the stock to "Underperform" rating in Tuesday, October 24 report. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, October 3 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in 2017 Q2. (NYSE:MTZ) or 789,428 shares.

Frontier Capital Management Co Llc decreased Mastec Inc.

Puplava Financial Services Inc decreased Currencyshs Brit Pound Ster (FXB) stake by 3,990 shares to 5,100 valued at $647,000 in 2017Q2. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 282,894,542 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock valued at $12,634,070,000 after buying an additional 5,837,702 shares in the last quarter.

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