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 47.28  0.99  2.14%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Verizon Communications Inc is 'Cautious Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Verizon Communications Inc has a mean deviation of 0.6696, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 0.8606, variance of 0.7406, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
Macroaxis buy or sell recommendation tool can be used to complement Verizon Communications advice provided by experts. It analyzes the firm potential to grow against your specific risk preferences and investment 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 6.29 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 Return0.15Value At Risk1.28
Potential Upside0.93Standard Deviation0.86
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares290.2 M15.4 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares265.9 M14.1 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares162.8 M8.6 B
Capital Research Global InvestorsCommon Shares158.4 M8.4 B
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares101.6 M5.4 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares65.1 M3.4 B
Bank Of America CorpCommon Shares63 M3.3 B

Verizon Communications Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.2
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.1

Verizon Communications Volatility Alert

Verizon Communications Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.17 and kurtosis of 0.38. However, we advise investors to further study Verizon Communications Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsVerizon CommunicationsPeer Average
Return On Equity88.91 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset7.51 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin23.88 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin37.33 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation306.68 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding4.13 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.03 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions66.29 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted33.71 M3.24 M
Price to Earning6.29 times40.69 times
Price to Book4.38 times14.44 times
Price to Sales1.52 times17.81 times
Revenue126.03 B9.85 B
Gross Profit74.48 B21.75 B
EBITDA47.05 B1.41 B
Net Income30.1 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents2.08 B3.89 B
Cash per Share0.51 times5.17 times
Total Debt117.51 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity262.90 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.90 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share10.56 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations12.95 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.90 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share7.36 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.78 times1.22 times
Number of Employees155.4 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization191.08 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
Cautious Hold


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Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Barr William P of tradable shares of Verizon Communications subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.16
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.8005
Mean Deviation0.6696
Coefficient Of Variation577.96
Standard Deviation0.8606
Information Ratio0.10
Jensen Alpha0.17
Total Risk Alpha0.095685
Treynor Ratio0.7905
Maximum Drawdown3.8
Value At Risk1.28
Potential Upside0.9324

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 1.04 Trillion. Verizon Communications totals roughly 306.68 Billion in current valuation claiming about 29% of equities under Diversified Telecommunications industry.