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VZ Verizon Communications PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jun 12, 2024, the Verizon Communications stock's PE ratio is 14.84. This takes into account the latest EPS of $2.68 and stock price of $39.77. The PE ratio has grown by 37% from its last 4 quarters average of 10.8.

VZ PE ratio history

How has VZ's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Verizon Communications has averaged 12.29 over the last ten years. The current P/E ratio of 14.84 is 21% higher than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, VZ's PE ratio peaked in the Mar 2015 quarter at 20.87, when the price was $48.63 and the EPS was $2.33. The lowest point was in the Mar 2018 quarter, when it reached 6.26 with a price of $47.82 and an EPS of $7.64.


Verizon Communications PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 108.22% in 2018

Maximum annual decrease: -56.69% in 2017

Year PE ratio Change
2023 13.66 75.35%
2022 7.79 -20.27%
2021 9.77 -28.48%
2020 13.66 3.64%
2019 13.18 -11.84%
2018 14.95 108.22%
2017 7.18 -56.69%
2016 16.58 57.16%
2015 10.55 -45.42%
2014 19.33 57.8%

VZ average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of VZ for the past years

The current PE ratio of VZ is higher than its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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VZ PE vs peers

What is VZ's PE ratio compared to its peers

In comparison to its peers AAPL and GOOGL, VZ's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than T's and SHEN's. Verizon Communications's PE ratio is trading below the peer average of 27.09.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
SHEN Shenandoah Telecommunications Co 3.7 $882.03M
T At&T Inc 9.5 $126.7B
VZ Verizon Communications Inc 14.84 $167.44B
SPOK Spok Holdings Inc 17.05 $289.92M
TMUS T-Mobile US Inc 23.57 $205.18B
GOOGL Alphabet Inc 26.65 $2.16T
AAPL Apple Inc 33.16 $3.28T
USM United States Cellular Corp 75.83 $4.45B
TDS Telephone & Data Systems Inc N/A $2.27B

Frequently asked questions

What is Verizon Communications's PE ratio?

As of Jun 12, 2024, VZ stock has a price to earnings ratio of 14.84.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Verizon Communications (VZ)?

The 3-year average price to earnings ratio for VZ stock is 9.87.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Verizon Communications (VZ)?

The 5-year average price to earnings ratio for VZ stock is 11.29.

What is the highest PE ratio for VZ?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached its highest level at 20.87 in the Mar 2015 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for VZ compare to its historical average?

VZ's price to earnings ratio is currently 21% above its 10-year historical average.

How is VZ's PE ratio calculated (Verizon Communications PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is obtained by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 12, 2024), Verizon Communications's share price is $39.77. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $2.68. Therefore, Verizon Communications's PE ratio for today is 14.84. PE RATIO(14.84) = STOCK PRICE($39.77) / TTM EPS($2.68)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.