Verizon -2.2% as core wireless customers drop for first time

Verizon -2.2% as core wireless customers drop for first time

This fell short of analysts' estimates by a penny.

Verizon Communications Inc.'s ROI is valued at 15.10% relatively measuring the profitability on the investment. The firm earned $29.81 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $30.41 billion. Verizon noted that 71% of its postpaid customers are on unsubsidized phone pricing, and that 76% of phone activations in the first quarter went with device payment plans.

Stock Price: At the time of writing, the stock price of Verizon was down almost 2.64% in the pre-market trade on NYSE. WALDEN MARNI M sold $1.61 million worth of stock or 32,254 shares.

The stock's price switched up -0.02% 20-Days Simple Moving Average, added 0.17% from 50-Days Simple Moving Average and fell -2.51% from 200 Days Simple Moving Average. The stock has "Outperform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, April 12. Hoping to make money by mining and selling customer data, Verizon has moved to purchase AOL and Yahoo for billions of dollars. Stock traders acquired 42,074 call options on the company.

The company's quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.80 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.90.

The stock now has its Annual Dividend of $2.31 and an annual Dividend Yield of 4.69 Percent. Verizon Communications Inc. had 34 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. "(VZ)" was originally published by Transcript Daily and is the sole property of of Transcript Daily. If you are accessing this report on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of US and global trademark and copyright laws. (NYSE:VZ) to report EPS of $0.98 for the quarter.

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Overall, 11 research analysts have assigned a Hold rating and one research analyst has given a a Buy rating to the stock. Holderness owns 2.49% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. They now have a Dollars 50 price target on the stock.

The broker said it has now set a "Equal Weight" rating on shares of Verizon Communications Inc. with a price target of 49. It represents a security's price that, if achieved, results in a trader recognizing the best possible outcome for his investment. In a report issued on April 18, Oppenheimer analyst Timothy Horan reiterated a Hold rating on VZ. The stock touched its high share price of $54.51 on 07/05/16 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 11/14/16 as $44.99. A month ago, they told us to expect earnings of US$1.01 per share while three months ago their EPS consensus estimate was US$1.05.

Verizon also is still juggling many different balls in the air. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 6,047 shares of the company's stock, valued at $298,056.63. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. With the last stock price close down -2.89% from the two hundred day average, compared with the S&P 500 Index which has increased 0.03% over the date range. Company insiders own 0.10% of the company's stock.

Other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company.

In the last Quarter, Verizon Communications Inc.

"Though they lost more than 300,000 customers in the quarter it would have been much worse had they not offered unlimited halfway through the quarter", said Kevin Roe, an analyst at Roe Equity Research LLC. Analysts mean target price for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) is $10.31 while their mean recommendation is 2.70 (1=Buy, 5=sell).

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