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Verizon Communications (VZ)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$50.68 USD

50.68
25,410,382

+1.01 (2.03%)

Updated May 24, 2022 04:00 PM ET

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1Strong Buy25.08%
2Buy18.56%
3Hold10.15%
4Sell5.79%
5Strong Sell2.83%
S&P50011.24%

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3-Hold of 5     3    

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Growth Score A
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VGM Score A

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B Value B Growth D Momentum B VGM

Industry Rank:

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The industry with the best average Zacks Rank would be considered the top industry (1 out of 265), which would place it in the top 1% of Zacks Ranked Industries. The industry with the worst average Zacks Rank (265 out of 265) would place in the bottom 1%.

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Bottom 21% (199 out of 253)

Industry: Wireless National

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Fiscal Year end for Verizon Communications Inc falls in the month of December .

All items in Millions except EPS data.

12/31/21 12/31/20 12/31/19 12/31/18 12/31/17
Sales 133,613 128,292 131,868 130,863 126,034
Cost Of Goods 56,301 51,201 54,726 55,508 51,556
Gross Profit 77,312 77,091 77,142 75,355 74,478
Selling & Adminstrative & Depr. & Amort Expenses 44,864 48,293 46,764 53,077 47,064
Income After Depreciation & Amortization 32,448 28,798 30,378 22,278 27,414
Non-Operating Income 457 -584 -2,915 2,178 -2,087
Interest Expense 3,485 4,247 4,730 4,833 4,733
Pretax Income 29,420 23,967 22,733 19,623 20,594
Income Taxes 6,802 5,619 2,945 3,584 -9,956
Minority Interest 553 547 523 511 449
Investment Gains/Losses 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income/Charges 0 0 0 0 0
Income From Cont. Operations 22,618 18,348 19,788 16,039 30,550
Extras & Discontinued Operations 0 0 0 0 0
Net Income 22,065 17,801 19,265 15,528 30,101
Depreciation Footnote 12/31/21 12/31/20 12/31/19 12/31/18 12/31/17
Income Before Depreciation & Amortization 48,654 45,518 47,060 39,681 44,368
Depreciation & Amortization (Cash Flow) 16,206 16,720 16,682 17,403 16,954
Income After Depreciation & Amortization 32,448 28,798 30,378 22,278 27,414
Earnings Per Share Data 12/31/21 12/31/20 12/31/19 12/31/18 12/31/17
Average Shares 4,150.00 4,142.00 4,140.00 4,132.00 4,089.00
Diluted EPS Before Non-Recurring Items 5.39 4.90 4.81 4.71 3.74
Diluted Net EPS 5.32 4.30 4.65 3.76 7.36

Fiscal Year end for Verizon Communications Inc falls in the month of December .

All items in Millions except EPS data.

3/31/22 12/31/21 9/30/21 6/30/21 3/31/21
Sales 33,554.00 34,067.00 32,915.00 33,764.00 32,867.00
Cost Of Goods 14,350.00 14,996.00 13,528.00 14,255.00 13,522.00
Gross Profit 19,204.00 19,071.00 19,387.00 19,509.00 19,345.00
SG&A, R&D, and Dept/Amort Expenses 11,408.00 11,463.00 10,482.00 11,344.00 11,575.00
Income After SG&A, R&D, and Dept/Amort Expenses 7,796.00 7,608.00 8,905.00 8,165.00 7,770.00
Non-Operating Income -927.00 -725.00 270.00 503.00 409.00
Interest Expense 786.00 739.00 801.00 844.00 1,101.00
Pretax Income 6,083.00 6,144.00 8,374.00 7,824.00 7,078.00
Income Taxes 1,372.00 1,407.00 1,820.00 1,875.00 1,700.00
Minority Interest 131.00 124.00 147.00 149.00 133.00
Investment Gains/Losses 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other Income/Charges 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Income From Cont. Operations 4,711.00 4,737.00 6,554.00 5,949.00 5,378.00
Extras & Discontinued Operations 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Net Income 4,580.00 4,613.00 6,407.00 5,800.00 5,245.00
Earnings Per Share Data 3/31/22 12/31/21 9/30/21 6/30/21 3/31/21
Average Shares 4,202.00 4,169.00 4,144.00 4,143.00 4,142.00
Diluted EPS Before Non-Recurring Items 1.35 1.31 1.41 1.37 1.31
Diluted Net EPS 1.09 1.10 1.55 1.40 1.27