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About the company

Verizon Communications Inc. (Verizon) is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses and governmental agencies. The Company offers voice, data and video services and solutions on its wireless and wireline networks. The Company's segments include Wireless and Wireline. The Wireless segment offers communications products and services, including wireless voice and data services and equipment sales that are provided to consumer, business and government customers across the United States. The Wireline's segment offers voice, data and video communications products and services, such as broadband video and data, corporate networking solutions, data center and cloud services, security and managed network services and local and long distance voice services. The Company provides these products and services to consumers as well as to carriers, businesses and government customers.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)127.89bn
  • Net income in USD14.02bn
  • Incorporated1983
  • Employees162.00k
  • Location
    Verizon Communications Inc1095 Avenue of the AmericasNEW YORK 10036United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (212) 395-1000Fax+1 (302) 655-5049
  • Websitehttp://www.verizon.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
VZ:NYQ since
SocialRadar IncDeal completed16 Nov 201616 Nov 2016Deal completed8.70%--
LQD WiFi LLCDeal completed14 Nov 201614 Nov 2016Deal completed10.28%--
Sensity Systems IncAnnounced12 Sep 201612 Sep 2016Announced-0.64%--
Yahoo! Inc-Operating BusinessAnnounced25 Jul 201625 Jul 2016Announced-8.22%4.83bn
Telogis IncDeal completed21 Jun 201621 Jun 2016Deal completed-4.22%--
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Dec 09 2016 21:00 GMT.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Comcast Corporation78.62bn8.37bn166.18bn153.00k20.373.,875.805.164.745.865.5869.7869.4611.0511.39--5.760.513929.028.3414.45-2.5917.5612.4221.48
Verizon Communications Inc.127.89bn14.02bn209.91bn162.00k15.0010.266.881.643.433.4331.305.020.531239.269.16719,718.606.035.977.028.2659.5260.4811.3511.780.80216.270.82990.753.574.3185.7647.6410.992.99
AT&T Inc.164.06bn14.55bn247.97bn273.14k17.,924.103.713.504.223.9954.0156.439.087.68--5.940.5012102.0310.843.39107.16-6.91-0.32162.26
Data as of Dec 09 2016. Currency figures normalised to Verizon Communications Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

24.74%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Sep 2016263.51m6.46%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Sep 2016171.03m4.20%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 30 Sep 2016150.36m3.69%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Sep 2016111.77m2.74%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 30 Sep 201679.77m1.96%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 30 Sep 201662.42m1.53%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.as of 30 Sep 201650.07m1.23%
Capital Research & Management Co. (International Investors)as of 30 Sep 201645.26m1.11%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 201537.91m0.93%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 30 Sep 201636.60m0.90%
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Data from 31 Dec 2015 - 30 Sep 2016Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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