Stock: Verizon Communications (US large caps), ISIN: US92343V1044

Last Price 57.04 Max Price 61.74
Min Price 49.94 1 Year return -7.10

Verizon Communications

(US92343V1044)/ VZ

Past year was a negative year for Verizon Communications investors

Over the last 12 months (from December 2015 till December 2016), that were profitable period for the investors in Verizon Communications, the stock gained around 16 percent. Over the period from December 2011 till December 2016 the stock rose on average 36 percent. Verizon Communications's revenues between 2011 and 2015 were very constant and moved between 115,85 billion dollars and 131,62 billion dollars. Verizon Communications's net results between 2011 and 2015 were far from constant and moved between 6,93 billion dollars and 18,38 billion dollars.

The headquarter of Verizon Communications is located in New York. Verizon Communications primarily operates in the fixed line telecommunication sector. The CEO of Verizon Communications is Lowell C. McAdam. Francis J. Shammo leads the company as CFO. Between 2006 and 2016 the global telecommunications companies gained around 25 percent. Measured since 2011 the sector is 32 percent higher and over the past 12 months (December 2015-2016) there is a minus of 25 percent.

The American company paid out dividends in the past 5 years. Over the past 5 years Verizon Communications's dividend yield was at around 10,45 percent per year.

At the end of 2015 around 177,3 thousand people were employed at Verizon Communications.

Healthy financed: not so much debt Verizon Communications

Last year the balance sheet of the American company was worth 244,64 billion dollars. Last year the total debt of the company was 228,21 billion dollars. This equals around 93,28 percent of the total balance sheet. Last year the telecommunications company's price/earnings-ratio (PE) was around 12. So the investors valued the stock at 12 times 2015' earnings per share. Based on it's price/earnings-ratio and dividend yield the American stock can be seen as a value stock.

The telecommunications company's market capitalization (the number of shares outstanding times the market value) equaled around 185,86 billion dollars. At the end of 2015 around 4,07 billion stocks were listed.

All Verizon Communications's financial reports are available here. More information about Verizon Communications can be found it's website. .