Verizon Communications Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Verizon Communications Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Verizon Communications positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Verizon Communications Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Verizon Communications buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at Verizon Communications Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Verizon Communications Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 52.38  0.51  0.96%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Verizon Communications Inc is 'Strong Buy'.
For the selected time horizon Verizon Communications Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.3161, jensen alpha of 0.5001, total risk alpha of 0.2427, sortino ratio of 0.673 and treynor ratio of 0.6097
Macroaxis recommendation module provides unbiased buy or sell recommendation that can be used to complement current average analyst sentiment on Verizon Communications Inc. Our recommendation engine ##verb4## current market data to analyse the organization potential to grow from the prospective of investors risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Verizon Communications is not overpriced, please validate all Verizon Communications fundamentals including its Revenue, Total Debt, Earnings Per Share, as well as the relationship between Net Income and Book Value Per Share . Given that Verizon Communications has Price to Earning of 13.56 times, we advise you double-check Verizon Communications Inc market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.77Value At Risk1.18
Potential Upside2.43Standard Deviation1.23
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Verizon Communications Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=1.25
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.45

Verizon Communications Volatility Alert

Verizon Communications Inc has low volatility with Treynor Ratio of 0.61, Maximum Drawdown of 3.98 and kurtosis of -1.14. However, we advice all investors to further analyze Verizon Communications Inc to make certain all market information is desiminated and is consistent with the current expectations about Verizon Communications upside potential.
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FundamentalsVerizon CommunicationsPeer Average
Return On Equity64.9 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset6.95 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin12.8 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin22.09 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation321.61 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding4.08 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.03 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions66.42 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted33.71 M3.24 M
Price to Earning13.56 times40.69 times
Price to Book8.04 times14.44 times
Price to Sales1.73 times17.81 times
Revenue124.42 B9.85 B
Gross Profit74.56 B21.75 B
EBITDA43.98 B1.41 B
Net Income15.93 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents4.49 B3.89 B
Cash per Share1.1 times5.17 times
Total Debt117.68 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity413.6 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.07 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share6.58 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations22.21 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.9 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share3.9 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth11.11 times1.22 times
Number of Employees162 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization215.76 B29.78 B
Total Asset244.64 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings15.06 B38.24 B
Working Capital(12.77 B)3.58 B
Current Asset22.28 B36.8 B
Strong Buy


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Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Matthew Ellis of tradable shares of Verizon Communications subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.3161
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.6197
Mean Deviation1.07
Downside Deviation0.8193
Coefficient Of Variation159.47
Standard Deviation1.23
Information Ratio0.4492
Jensen Alpha0.5001
Total Risk Alpha0.2427
Sortino Ratio0.673
Treynor Ratio0.6097
Maximum Drawdown3.98
Value At Risk(1.18)
Potential Upside2.43
Downside Variance0.6713
Semi Variance(0.28)
Expected Short fall(1.67)

Current Valuation

Verizon Communications Current Valuation Analysis
Verizon Communications Inc is rated fourth in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Diversified Telecommunications industry is at this time estimated at about 1.06 Trillion. Verizon Communications totals roughly 321.61 Billion in current valuation claiming about 30% of equities under Diversified Telecommunications industry.