The consensus of the dividends per share is at 3,93 dollars. Verizon Comm.'s dividend yield amount to 8,89 percent. On average the stocks in the the fixed line telecommunication sector have a dividend return of around 1,96 percent.
Per share the analysts expect a dividend of 3,93 dollars. The dividend yield equals 8,89 percent. On average the stocks in this sector yield a dividend return of around 1,96 percent.
The matrix above shows Verizon Comm.'s historical returns expressed in the different entry years in the left axis.The year 2009 was with a price loss of 20 percent the worst year investors. 2012 was with a return of 13 percent by far the best year since 2008. Who bought the share in 2008 (price at that time 43,21 dollars) now has a price gain of 2 percent.
The stock now trades at 44,19 dollars. This equals 18 times the 2014's earnings per share.
The graph above shows the developments of Verizon Comm.'s stock price (blue) and revenue (red) for the period 2008 till 2015 (the analyst's expectations. It seems that the telecommunications company's revenue hardly is connected with the stock price: the correlation equals -0,42.
Verizon Comm.'s book value/price (also book to price ratio) equals 0,07. The telecommunications company's CAPE equals 10.31. The stock now trades at 44,19 dollars. This equals 18 times the 2014's earnings per share.
Verizon Comm. is covered by 6 analysts. The average target price for Verizon Comm. is at 51,80 dollars. This is 17,22 percent more than the current stock price of 44,19 dollars. Within the sector fixed line telecommunication sector the analysts mostly prefer Telenet, Verizon Comm. and Level 3 Comm..
The last 3 recommendations for the fixed line telecommunication sector are given by RBC Capital Markets (buy, 48,00 dollars), Dolmen (buy, without target price) and Robert W. Baird (hold, 49,00 dollars).