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About the company

Verizon Communications Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses and governmental agencies. Its segments include Wireless and Wireline. The Wireless segment offers communications products and services, including wireless voice and data services and equipment sales, to consumer, business and government customers across the United States. The Wireline segment offers voice, data and video communications products and services, such as broadband video, data center and cloud services, security and managed network services, and local and long distance voice services. The Company has combined Yahoo! Inc.’s operating assets with its existing AOL Inc. business to create a new subsidiary, Oath Inc., owns a diverse house of more than 50 media and technology brands. The Oath portfolio includes HuffPost, Yahoo Sports, AOL.com, MAKERS, Tumblr, Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Mail.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)123.62bn
  • Net income in USD12.27bn
  • Incorporated1983
  • Employees161.00k
  • Location
    Verizon Communications Inc1095 Avenue of the AmericasNEW YORK 10036United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (212) 395-1000
  • Fax+1 (302) 655-5049
  • Websitehttp://www.verizon.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
VZ:NYQ since
announced
Transaction
value
Walt Disney CoRumoured01 Jul 201701 Jul 2017Rumoured-2.13%--
Straight Path Communications IncAnnounced25 Apr 201725 Apr 2017Announced-7.10%2.31bn
Skyward IO IncDeal completed16 Feb 201716 Feb 2017Deal completed-9.09%--
Charter Communications IncRumoured26 Jan 201726 Jan 2017Rumoured-12.18%--
SocialRadar IncDeal completed16 Nov 201616 Nov 2016Deal completed-7.73%--
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Jul 24 2017 21:02 BST.

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)
Revenue
(YOY change %)
Revenue
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
Dividend
(5 yr growth rate)
Charter Communications Inc36.64bn3.87bn102.98bn91.50k19.092.347.872.8118.2418.24137.27148.460.3857--46.85400,404.404.361.574.921.7441.4640.3011.314.44--1.920.55740.00197.3432.121,399.63--32.36--
Verizon Communications Inc.123.62bn12.27bn178.31bn161.00k14.567.596.211.443.003.0030.265.760.503243.228.42768,321.905.186.435.948.4159.1760.5510.3012.570.97385.950.823273.81-4.292.59-26.58--1.612.98
Comcast Corporation82.08bn9.13bn187.20bn159.00k20.593.409.722.281.921.9217.2111.610.4649--11.81516,201.305.365.016.155.8969.4169.3611.5411.70--6.000.511129.387.917.566.5215.8911.5619.57
AT&T Inc.162.62bn12.64bn222.74bn264.53k17.721.805.801.372.042.0426.2820.140.3988--10.44606,776.103.193.783.634.3153.0455.598.018.58--5.110.51689.1111.575.27-2.7726.891.362.22
Data as of Jul 24 2017. Currency figures normalised to Verizon Communications Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

26.04%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Mar 2017277.06m6.79%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 Mar 2017178.39m4.37%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 31 Mar 2017168.12m4.12%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 31 Mar 2017133.34m3.27%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 31 Mar 201772.75m1.78%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 31 Mar 201750.71m1.24%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.as of 31 Mar 201749.99m1.23%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 31 Mar 201747.27m1.16%
Capital Research & Management Co. (International Investors)as of 31 Mar 201745.68m1.12%
Geode Capital Management LLCas of 31 Mar 201738.83m0.95%
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Data from 31 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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