Verizon Communications Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

VZ -- USA Stock  

USD 60.07  0.09  0.15%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Verizon Communications is 'Buy'. Macroaxis provides Verizon Communications buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding VZ positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Verizon Communications available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from VZ buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at Verizon Communications Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Verizon Communications has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0859, jensen alpha of 0.0645, total risk alpha of 0.0481, sortino ratio of 0.0501 and treynor ratio of 0.1627
Macroaxis provides unbiased buy or sell recommendation on Verizon Communications that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Verizon Communications. Our advice engine determines the firm potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current 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 15.54X, we advise you double-check Verizon Communications 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.

Verizon Communications Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Verizon Communications has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments
The company reports 135.51B of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 233.8 which implies that the company may not be able to produce enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments. Verizon Communications has Current Ratio of 0.85 implying that it has not enough working capital to pay out debt commitments in time.
About 68.0% of Verizon Communications outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors
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Verizon Communications current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price61.00
Target Mean Price60.52
Recommendation Mean2.50
Target High Price70.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions23
Target Low Price50.00

Verizon Communications Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.09Value At Risk1.52
Potential Upside1.35Standard Deviation0.93
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Verizon Communications Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.48
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.05

Verizon Communications Volatility Alert

Verizon Communications has low volatility with Treynor Ratio of 0.16, Maximum Drawdown of 5.0 and kurtosis of 0.41. However, we advice all investors to further analyze Verizon Communications to make certain all market information is desiminated and is consistent with the current expectations about Verizon Communications upside potential.
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Verizon Communications Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsVerizon CommunicationsPeer Average
Return On Equity29.34% (0.31)%
Return On Asset7.21% (0.14)%
Profit Margin12.08% (1.27)%
Operating Margin37.16% (5.51)%
Current Valuation382.9B16.62B
Shares Outstanding4.14B571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.03% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions68.11% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted33.34M4.71M
Price to Earning15.54X28.72X
Price to Book4.35X9.51X
Price to Sales1.88X11.42X
Gross Profit75.66B27.38B
Net Income15.84B570.98M
Cash and Equivalents1.95B2.7B
Cash per Share0.47X5.01X
Total Debt135.51B5.32B
Debt to Equity233.80% 48.70%
Current Ratio0.87X2.16X
Book Value Per Share13.68X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations14.5B971.22M
Short Ratio2.53X4.00X
Earnings Per Share3.83X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth4.40X4.89X
Number of Employees135.9K18.84K
Market Capitalization246.08B19.03B
Total Asset244.64B29.47B
Retained Earnings14.67B9.33B
Working Capital(12.77B)1.48B
Current Asset22.28B9.34B
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