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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 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 in the United States, as well as to carriers, businesses and government customers both in the United States and around the world.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)123.62bn
  • Net income in USD12.27bn
  • Incorporated1983
  • Employees160.90k
  • 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
Straight Path Communications IncRumoured13 Apr 201713 Apr 2017Rumoured-3.05%--
Skyward IO IncDeal completed16 Feb 201716 Feb 2017Deal completed-1.35%--
Charter Communications IncRumoured26 Jan 201726 Jan 2017Rumoured-4.70%--
SocialRadar IncDeal completed16 Nov 201616 Nov 2016Deal completed0.13%--
LQD WiFi LLCDeal completed14 Nov 201614 Nov 2016Deal completed1.58%--
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Apr 26 2017 20:27 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)
(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)
Charter Communications Inc29.00bn3.52bn105.88bn91.50k21.782.319.923.6515.8215.82129.49149.270.3079--33.90316,972.703.981.574.501.7441.5241.7112.914.44--1.800.55080.00197.3432.121,399.63--32.36--
Comcast Corporation80.40bn8.70bn182.89bn159.00k21.163.389.832.271.821.8216.7811.380.4633--10.83505,679.305.
Verizon Communications Inc.123.62bn12.27bn190.54bn160.90k15.568.116.641.543.003.0030.265.760.503243.228.42768,321.905.186.435.948.4159.1760.5510.3012.570.97385.950.823273.81-4.292.59-26.58--1.612.98
AT&T Inc.162.62bn12.64bn245.77bn268.00k19.541.986.391.512.042.0426.2820.150.3988--10.44606,776.103.193.783.634.3153.0455.598.018.58--4.890.51689.1111.575.27-2.7726.891.362.22
Data as of Apr 26 2017. Currency figures normalised to Verizon Communications Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

26.17%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Dec 2016268.94m6.60%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 Dec 2016174.77m4.29%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 31 Dec 2016166.05m4.07%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 31 Dec 2016141.33m3.47%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 31 Dec 201679.92m1.96%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 31 Dec 201660.30m1.48%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.as of 31 Dec 201649.77m1.22%
Capital Research & Management Co. (International Investors)as of 31 Dec 201645.48m1.12%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 31 Dec 201642.99m1.06%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.as of 31 Dec 201637.23m0.91%
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Data from 31 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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