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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)123.64bn
  • Net income in USD15.93bn
  • Incorporated1983
  • Employees163.40k
  • 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
WideOpenWest Inc-Chicago Fiber BusinessAnnounced01 Aug 201701 Aug 2017Announced-0.41%225.00m
Walt Disney CoRumoured01 Jul 201701 Jul 2017Rumoured7.93%--
Straight Path Communications IncAnnounced25 Apr 201725 Apr 2017Announced2.44%2.31bn
Skyward IO IncDeal completed16 Feb 201716 Feb 2017Deal completed0.25%--
Charter Communications IncRumoured26 Jan 201726 Jan 2017Rumoured-3.15%--
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Oct 18 2017 15:26 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 Inc40.83bn937.00m102.41bn91.50k99.852.529.052.513.583.58144.58142.030.2758--28.87446,262.300.82731.570.94731.7441.7340.303.004.44--1.780.57670.00197.3432.121,399.63--32.36--
Comcast Corporation83.97bn9.61bn171.90bn159.00k18.013.138.662.052.022.0217.6811.670.4731--11.54528,125.805.595.016.415.8969.0969.3611.8211.70--6.160.525929.387.917.566.5215.8911.5619.57
Verizon Communications Inc.123.64bn15.93bn197.44bn163.40k12.427.846.071.603.903.9030.266.170.5149.217.48768,421.406.766.437.818.4159.2660.5513.2512.570.99825.810.814673.81-4.292.59-26.58--1.612.98
AT&T Inc.161.93bn13.15bn222.45bn260.48k17.031.785.781.372.132.1326.1820.310.3937--10.51604,227.603.293.783.724.3152.9755.598.358.58--5.140.53389.1111.575.27-2.7726.891.362.22
Data as of Oct 18 2017. Currency figures normalised to Verizon Communications Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

26.40%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Jun 2017282.89m6.94%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Jun 2017180.29m4.42%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 2017164.28m4.03%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 30 Jun 2017153.41m3.76%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 30 Jun 201768.51m1.68%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 30 Jun 201754.78m1.34%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201749.24m1.21%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 30 Jun 201743.97m1.08%
Capital Research & Management Co. (International Investors)as of 30 Jun 201740.65m1.00%
Geode Capital Management LLCas of 30 Jun 201738.97m0.96%
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Data from 30 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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