VZ Verizon Communications Inc.

Price (delayed)

$55.04

Market cap

$228.58B

P/E Ratio

12.41

Dividend/share

$2.45

EPS

$4.45

Enterprise value

$360.72B

Business Summary

Sector: Communication Services
Industry: Telecom Services
Verizon Communications, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies. It operates through the Verizon Consumer Group (Consumer) and Verizon Business Group (Business) segments. The Consumer segment provides consumer-focused wireless and wire line communications services and products. The Business segment offers wireless and wire line communications services and products; video and data services; corporate networking solutions; security and managed network services; local and long distance voice services; and network access to deliver various Internet of Things (IoT) services and products. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Highlights

VZ's quick ratio is up by 21% from the previous quarter and by 9% YoY
The price to earnings (P/E) is 11% lower than the last 4 quarters average of 13.9 and 2.3% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 12.7
The net income has grown by 15% YoY but it has contracted by 4.5% from the previous quarter
Verizon Communications's EPS has increased by 15% YoY but it has decreased by 4.5% QoQ
Verizon Communications's debt has increased by 4.5% from the previous quarter and by 2.6% YoY

Key stats

Shares outstanding
4.14B
Market cap
$228.58B
Enterprise value
$360.72B
EBIT
$25.65B
EBITDA
$42.25B
Price to earnings (P/E)
12.41
Price to book (P/B)
3.79
Price to sales (P/S)
1.74
EV/EBIT
14.06
EV/EBITDA
8.54
Net debt/EBITDA
3.13
EV/Sales
2.75
EBITDA margin
32.2%
Gross margin
58.9%
Net margin
14%
Operating margin
22.3%
Return on assets
6.4%
Return on equity
31%
Return on invested capital
10.2%
Return on capital employed
10.1%
Return on sales
19.5%
Debt to equity
2.31
Free cash flow
$18.54B
Free cash flow per share
$4.48
Book value per share
$14.56
Revenue per share
$31.73
TBVPS
$40.66
Current ratio
0.99
Quick ratio
0.75
Working capital
-$352M
Dividend yield
4.43%
DPS
$2.45
Payout ratio
55%

VZ stock price

Financial performance

Verizon Communications's operating income has increased by 29% YoY but it has decreased by 3.7% QoQ
The operating margin has grown by 29% YoY but it has contracted by 3% from the previous quarter
The net income has grown by 15% YoY but it has contracted by 4.5% from the previous quarter
Verizon Communications's net margin has increased by 15% YoY but it has decreased by 4.1% from the previous quarter

Valuation

Price to earnings (P/E)
Current price to earnings (P/E):
12.41
Verizon Communications's EPS has increased by 15% YoY but it has decreased by 4.5% QoQ
The price to earnings (P/E) is 11% lower than the last 4 quarters average of 13.9 and 2.3% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 12.7
Price to book (P/B)
Current price to book (P/B):
3.79
VZ's price to book (P/B) is 46% less than its 5-year quarterly average of 7.0 and 8% less than its last 4 quarters average of 4.1
The equity has grown by 8% YoY
Price to sales (P/S)
Current price to sales (P/S):
1.74
VZ's price to sales (P/S) is 3.3% lower than its last 4 quarters average of 1.8 but 2.4% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 1.7

Efficiency

The company's return on invested capital fell by 9% YoY and by 6% QoQ
The return on assets has increased by 9% year-on-year but it has declined by 4.5% since the previous quarter
Verizon Communications's return on equity has decreased by 6% QoQ but it has increased by 4.4% YoY
Verizon Communications's return on sales has decreased by 4.4% QoQ but it has increased by 3.7% YoY

Dividends

DPS
$2.45
Dividend yield
4.43%
Payout ratio
55%

Recent dividends

Financial health

Assets vs liabilities
The total assets is 27% more than the total liabilities
VZ's quick ratio is up by 21% from the previous quarter and by 9% YoY
The current ratio has grown by 18% from the previous quarter and by 14% YoY
Debt vs equity
Verizon Communications's debt is 131% more than its equity
Verizon Communications's debt to equity has increased by 7% from the previous quarter but it has decreased by 4.9% YoY
Verizon Communications's debt has increased by 4.5% from the previous quarter and by 2.6% YoY

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.