Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)
NYSE: VZ · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.13 (0.31%)
At close: Jul 12, 2024, 4:00 PM
+0.01 (0.01%)
After-hours: Jul 12, 2024, 7:59 PM EDT

Verizon Statistics

Total Valuation

VZ has a market cap or net worth of $174.39 billion. The enterprise value is $347.66 billion.

Market Cap 174.39B
Enterprise Value 347.66B

Important Dates

The next confirmed earnings date is Monday, July 22, 2024, before market open.

Earnings Date Jul 22, 2024
Ex-Dividend Date Jul 10, 2024

Share Statistics

VZ has 4.21 billion shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 0.19% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 4.21B
Shares Change (YoY) +0.19%
Shares Change (QoQ) +0.02%
Owned by Insiders (%) 0.04%
Owned by Institutions (%) 64.50%
Float 4.20B

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 15.52 and the forward PE ratio is 8.70. VZ's PEG ratio is 1.09.

PE Ratio 15.52
Forward PE 8.70
PS Ratio 1.30
Forward PS 1.25
PB Ratio 1.85
P/FCF Ratio 9.14
PEG Ratio 1.09
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 8.74, with an EV/FCF ratio of 18.22.

EV / Earnings 30.75
EV / Sales 2.59
EV / EBITDA 8.74
EV / EBIT 15.79
EV / FCF 18.22

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 0.71, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 1.86.

Current Ratio 0.71
Quick Ratio 0.52
Debt / Equity 1.86
Debt / EBITDA 4.42
Debt / FCF 9.20
Interest Coverage 3.70

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 11.90% and return on invested capital (ROIC) is 5.95%.

Return on Equity (ROE) 11.90%
Return on Assets (ROA) 3.00%
Return on Capital (ROIC) 5.95%
Revenue Per Employee $1.27M
Profits Per Employee $107,277
Employee Count 105,400
Asset Turnover 0.35
Inventory Turnover 24.35


In the past 12 months, VZ has paid $4.76 billion in taxes.

Income Tax 4.76B
Effective Tax Rate 29.64%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +18.85% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 0.39, so VZ's price volatility has been lower than the market average.

Beta (5Y) 0.39
52-Week Price Change +18.85%
50-Day Moving Average 40.39
200-Day Moving Average 38.65
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 57.66
Average Volume (20 Days) 17,421,432

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 46.46 million, so 1.10% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 46.46M
Short Previous Month 46.42M
Short % of Shares Out 1.10%
Short % of Float 1.11%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 2.57

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, VZ had revenue of $134.04 billion and earned $11.31 billion in profits. Earnings per share was $2.67.

Revenue 134.04B
Gross Profit 79.79B
Operating Income 22.81B
Pretax Income 16.07B
Net Income 11.31B
EBIT 22.02B
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $2.67
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $2.37 billion in cash and $175.63 billion in debt, giving a net cash position of -$173.27 billion or -$41.16 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 2.37B
Total Debt 175.63B
Net Cash -173.27B
Net Cash Per Share -$41.16
Equity (Book Value) 94.33B
Book Value Per Share 22.41
Working Capital -15.67B
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $36.27 billion and capital expenditures -$17.19 billion, giving a free cash flow of $19.09 billion.

Operating Cash Flow 36.27B
Capital Expenditures -17.19B
Free Cash Flow 19.09B
FCF Per Share $4.53
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 59.52%, with operating and profit margins of 17.02% and 8.44%.

Gross Margin 59.52%
Operating Margin 17.02%
Pretax Margin 11.99%
Profit Margin 8.44%
EBITDA Margin 29.67%
EBIT Margin 16.43%
FCF Margin 14.24%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $2.66, which amounts to a dividend yield of 6.42%.

Dividend Per Share $2.66
Dividend Yield 6.42%
Dividend Growth (YoY) 1.92%
Years of Dividend Growth 19
Payout Ratio 99.63%
Buyback Yield -0.19%
Shareholder Yield 6.23%
Earnings Yield 6.48%
FCF Yield 10.94%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for VZ is $44.30, which is 6.93% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Buy".

Price Target $44.30
Price Target Difference 6.93%
Analyst Consensus Buy
Analyst Count 15
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) 2.10%
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) 13.16%
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on July 2, 2010. It was a forward split with a ratio of 1000000:93.

Last Split Date Jul 2, 2010
Split Type Forward
Split Ratio 1000000:93


VZ has an Altman Z-Score of 1.17 and a Piotroski F-Score of 6. A Z-score under 3 suggests an increased risk of bankruptcy.

Altman Z-Score 1.17
Piotroski F-Score 6