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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$57.21 USD

57.21
28,928,174

+2.23 (4.06%)

Updated Oct 23, 2018 04:00 PM ET

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S&P
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18.56%
10.1%
5.5%
2.33%
10.82%

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Stocks Rally from Session Lows: 3 Great Earnings Reports to Thank

After witnessing sharp losses in morning trading, U.S. stocks rallied into the afternoon hours to finish nearly 2% higher than session lows. Here's why.

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The Tesla Value Case & Why Stocks Are Looking Volatile Again

Ryan McQueeney covers volatility in Asian markets, trade war fears involving CAT, and positive earnings from LMT, MCD, and VZ. Later, he is joined by Brian Bolan to discuss today's stocks selloff and a surprising bullish note on TSLA.

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Supriyo Bose

Verizon (Vz) Q3 Earnings Beat Estimates on Wireless Traction

Verizon Communications (VZ) records healthy top-line growth led by solid service revenues and tax benefits and is well poised to benefit from the 5G era.

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Verizon Communications (VZ) Surpasses Q3 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Verizon (VZ) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 2.52% and 0.20%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2018. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

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Supriyo Bose

Telecom Stocks' Q3 Earnings Roster for Oct 23: VZ, GLW, JNPR

Let's take a sneak peek at three major Telecom stocks scheduled to report third-quarter earnings on Oct 23 to see how things are shaping up for the upcoming results.

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Why Earnings Season Could Be Great for Verizon Communications (VZ)

Verizon Communications (VZ) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

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Will High Wireless Revenues Buoy Verizon's (VZ) Q3 Earnings?

Verizon Communications (VZ) is likely to record solid revenue growth in third-quarter 2018 with healthy traction in the Wireless segment.

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Will Healthy Top-Line Growth Benefit AT&T's (T) Q3 Earnings?

With a holistic growth model, AT&T (T) is likely to record solid performance in the upcoming earnings release.

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Verizon Aims to Lower Costs Through Employee Retrenchment

Verizon Communications (VZ) intends to utilize the freed-up capital for higher investments in technology upgrade and state-of-the-art infrastructure for faster deployment of 5G.

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Verizon Communications (VZ) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know

Verizon Communications (VZ) closed at $53.96 in the latest trading session, marking a +0.48% move from the prior day.

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Netflix (NFLX) Beats on Q3 Earnings, Subscriber Addition Up

Netflix (NFLX) added 6.96 million subscribers, much better than the previously expected 5 million, in the third quarter across all regions, including Asia.

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AT&T Connects Rural Alabama With Faster Broadband Services

AT&T (T) expands its Fixed Wireless Internet service across Alabama to deliver high-quality faster broadband to customers in under-served rural areas.

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Verizon Communications (VZ) Q3 Earnings Preview: What to Expect

Verizon (VZ) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

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Infosys to Report (INFY) Q2 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

Infosys (INFY) fiscal second-quarter 2019 results are likely to be driven by significant client wins. However, weakness in financial segment remains a concern.

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Verizon Communications (VZ) Stock Moves -1.84%: What You Should Know

Verizon Communications (VZ) closed the most recent trading day at $53.33, moving -1.84% from the previous trading session.

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Benjamin Rains

Evaluating Spotify (SPOT) Stock Six Months After IPO

Spotify (SPOT) went public in early April at a time when subscription-based streaming was mainstream, and maybe that's the problem. Amid increased competition from Apple (AAPL) Music in the U.S., along with competing services from other tech powerhouses, let's dive into Spotify to see what investors should make of the company roughly six months after its IPO.

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Supriyo Bose

Telecom Stock Roundup: Verizon Powers Body Camera, AT&T's Insurance Venture & More

As the earnings season gains steam, equity markets appear a bit shaky with high volatility and lower-than-expected performance from the technology sector, of which telecom is part.

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Verizon Boosts Public Safety With Axon Body 3 Connectivity

Verizon (VZ) will provide connectivity features to Axon's first connected body-worn camera Axon Body 3.

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Benjamin Rains

How Important Is Amazon's (AMZN) Growing Advertising Business?

Amazon (AMZN) is reportedly set to become the third largest digital advertiser in the U.S., behind Google (GOOGL) and Facebook (FB). Now some advertisers have started to move large chunks of their Google ad budgets to Amazon. So, the question is why are advertisers shifting to the e-commerce giant? And why does it matter?

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Zacks Equity Research

Verizon (VZ) Hits 52-Week High on Favorable Growth Dynamics

Verizon (VZ) has the potential for further price appreciation and appears poised to touch new highs in the remainder of 2018.

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Zacks Equity Research

Verizon Communications (VZ) Stock Moves -0.09%: What You Should Know

Verizon Communications (VZ) closed at $54.95 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.09% move from the prior day.

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Zacks Equity Research

Why Verizon (VZ) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again

Verizon (VZ) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

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Supriyo Bose

Verizon Trims Workforce to Lower Operating Costs by $10B

Verizon Communications' (VZ) strategic endeavor will benefit it to invest in technology upgrade and state-of-the-art infrastructure for faster deployment of 5G technology.

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Zacks Equity Research

Verizon Announces Availability of LG V40 ThinQ Smartphone

Verizon (VZ) is likely to keep gaining from its focus on expanding the retail market, increasing smartphone penetration and selling more Internet devices such as tablets.

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