Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) started the day on July 24, 2020, with a price increase of 1.79% at $56.85. During the day, the stock rose to $57.57 and sunk to $56.14 before settling in for the price of $55.85 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, VZ posted a 52-week range of $48.84-$62.22.
The Communication Services sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been 0.70% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 14.00%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 23.80%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $4.14 billion, simultaneously with a float of $4.14 billion. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $231.11 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $55.62, while the 200-day Moving Average is $57.67.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 135500 number of employees on its payroll. It has generated 976,800 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 142,704. The stock had 5.06 Receivables turnover and 0.47 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +45.85, operating margin was +23.13 and Pretax Margin of +17.24.
Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Telecom Services Industry. Verizon Communications Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.03%, in contrast to 67.60% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on May 01, this organization’s SVP & Controller sold 10,744 shares at the rate of 57.10, making the entire transaction reach 613,429 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 26,201. Preceding that transaction, on Feb 28, Company’s EVP and Group CEO-VZ Consumer bought 18,839 for 53.47, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 1,007,321. This particular insider is now the holder of 33,956 in total.
Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 6/29/2020, the organization reported $1.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $1.15) by $0.03. This company achieved a net margin of +14.61 while generating a return on equity of 33.64. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.13 per share during the current fiscal year.
Verizon Communications Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 23.80% and is forecasted to reach 4.89 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 3.73% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 14.00% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.00. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.94. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $12.80, and its Beta score is 0.42. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.76. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 29.66.
In the same vein, VZ’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 4.44, a figure that is expected to reach 1.21 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 4.89 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), its last 5-days Average volume was 13.82 million that shows plunge from its year to date volume of 18.45 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 72.39% While, its Average True Range was 0.93.
Raw Stochastic average of Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 79.54%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 81.15% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 17.93% that was lower than 26.88% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.