Verizon Communications Profile

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Acquisition by Marc Reed of tradable shares of Verizon Communications subject to Rule 16b-3

Verizon Communications Inc insider trading alert for grant of common stock by Marc Reed, Exec. VP - Human Resources, on March 22, 2018. This event was filed by Verizon Communications In with SEC on 2007-12-17. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4. Marc Reed is currently serves as chief admin. officer and executive vp of Verizon Communications [view details]   

Verizon Communications Summary

If you?ve ever stopped and looked at the cell phone market, then you know the competition is fierce. Not only are the providers trying to get an edge, but the equipment they sell if just as important as the brand itself. Taking a look at Verizon, they have recently released numbers and acquired more users than the street thought. However, that does not take away the fact T-Mobile and Sprint are gaining ground. If you want to boil it down to any one item, it could be the cost of having a cell phone plan. [more]
Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in NEW YORK, U.S.A and employs 155,400 people. Verizon Communications is listed under Communication category by Fama And French industry classification.The company currently falls under 'Mega-Cap' category with market capitalization of 200.45 B. Verizon Communications Inc is active under Technology sector as part of Diversified Telecommunications industry. This company has 4.13 B outstanding shares of which 33.71 M shares are at this time sold short in the market by investors with about 1.9 days to cover all shorted shares. VERIZON COMMUN reports about 2.08 B in cash with 12.95 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.51.
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Major Institutional Holders

InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares290.2 M15.4 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares265.9 M14.1 B
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Verizon Communications Inc., through its subsidiaries, offers communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies worldwide. Verizon Communications Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in New York City, New York. Verizon Communications operates under Telecom Services - Domestic classification in USA and traded on New York Stock Exchange exchange. It employs 155400 people. more
Fama & French Communication
Fama & French Classification
NameVerizon Communications Inc
ChairmanLowell McAdamView All
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Telecommunications, Diversified Telecommunications
InstrumentUSA Stock View All
RegionNorth America
LocationNEW YORK, U.S.A
Business Address1095 Avenue of the Americas
Foreign Associates
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number00732712.0
IndustryDiversified Telecommunications
Contact Number212 395 1000
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar


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Verizon Communications Earnings Estimates
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Quarterly Estimate1.01April 20, 2017
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Verizon Communications Corporate Directors
Martha Keeth Independent Director
Donald Nicolaisen Independent Director
Gregory Weaver Director, MBA