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Verizon Communications Inc. Stock Quote & Summary Data

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1 Year Target 54
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90 Day Avg. Daily Volume This is the average share volume for the past 50 trading days, for NASDAQ stocks and 90 trading days for Non-NASDAQ stocks. This field allows you to compare today's trading to the average daily volume. 16,106,042
Previous Close $ 47.80
52 Week High/Low $ 53.66 / $ 45.09
Market cap “Market Capitalization” is a measure of the estimated value of the common equity securities of the company or their equivalent. It does not include securities convertible into the common equity securities. “Market Capitalization” is derived from the last sale price for the displayed class of listed securities and the total number of shares outstanding for both listed and unlisted securities (as applicable). NASDAQ does not use this value to determine compliance with the listing requirements. $ 195,659,472,738
P/E Ratio 18.78
Forward P/E(1y) A widely used stock evaluation measure. For a security, the Price/Earnings Ratio is given by dividing the Last Sale Price by the Average EPS (Earnings Per Share) Estimate for the specified fiscal time period. The forward P/E refers to the value for the next full year. 13.06
Earnings Per Share (EPS) The EPS listed on our infoquote and Summary Quote page is "12-mos Rolling". EPS represents the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. Net income (reported or estimated) for a period of time is divided by the total number of shares outstanding (TSO) during that period; See growth rate measures for EPS. Our vendor's methodology for the EPS on the infoquote and Summary Quote pages follows the EPS used by the majority of the analysts following the stock, in many cases this is EBITDA EPS. $ 2.51
Annualized dividend $ 2.20
Ex Dividend Date Jan. 7, 2015
Dividend Payment Date Feb. 2, 2015
Current Yield 4.6 %
Beta 0.48

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ETFs with VZ as a Top 10 Holding*

Weighting ETF Name (Symbol) 100-Day Price Change (%)
22.31% Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF (VOX) -1.47  (-1.67%)
17.84% iShares S&P Global Telecommunications Sector Index Fund (IXP) -1.82  (-2.83%)
13.48% iShares Dow Jones US Telecommunications Sector Index Fund (IYZ) -0.87  (-2.85%)
9.05% First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund (FDL) +0.62  (2.60%)
5.58% SPDR Technology Select Sector Fund (XLK) +1.36  (3.39%)
*Data is provided by Barchart.com. Data reflects weightings calculated at the beginning of each month. Data is subject to change.
**Green highlights the top performing ETF by % change in the past 100 days.

Company Description (as filed with the SEC)

Verizon Communications Inc. (Verizon, or the Company) is a holding company that, acting through its subsidiaries, is one of the world’s leading providers of communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses and governmental agencies with a presence in over 150 countries around the world. Formerly known as Bell Atlantic Corporation, we were incorporated in 1983 under the laws of the State of Delaware. We began doing business as Verizon on June 30, 2000 following our merger with GTE Corporation. We have a highly diverse workforce of approximately 176,800 employees. Our principal executive offices are located at 140 West Street, New York, New York 10007 (telephone number 212-395-1000). We have two reportable segments, Wireless and Wireline, which we operate and manage as strategic business segments and organize by products and services.  ... More ...  

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