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Is The Stock Risky? Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

14 November 2017

The Narwhal Capital Management holds 117,657 shares with $5.26 million value, up from 110,340 last quarter.

Verizon Communications Inc now has a P/E ratio of 11.52 and the market value is 183.09B. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has a 20-Day average volume of 17.74 Million.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) gross margin percentage stands at 59.2% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 24.6 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 12.8 Percent. It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500. (NYSE:VZ) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, July 27 by Hilliard Lyons. Macquarie reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $52.00 price target on shares of Verizon Communications in a research report on Sunday, October 22nd. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Monday, January 23 by Wells Fargo. Ironsides Asset Advisors Ltd Liability Com reported 12,113 shares. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, August 5 by Vertical Research. As per Thursday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $275.0 target. (NYSE:VZ) is 15.5869. The Volatility 6m is the same, except measured over the course of six months.

Since May 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $27,657 activity.

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In other news, EVP Craig L. Silliman sold 610 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 27th. Franklin Parlapiano Turner & Welch LLC bought a new position in Verizon Communications in the first quarter worth about $136,000. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty have issued a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Therefore 23% are positive. The firm's revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Verizon Communications Inc. will post 3.77 EPS for the current year. Tiverton Asset Limited Liability Co stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) earned "Hold" rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, September 18. Cowen & Co has "Hold" rating and $4900 target. (NYSE:VZ) by 7.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $54.39. Citigroup upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Tuesday, January 3 report. The stock has "Equal Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, April 13. The stock has "Hold" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, April 28. This is a positive change from Verizon Communications's previous quarterly dividend of $0.58. The firm has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, July 7. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Friday, October 20 with "Buy". On Wednesday, September 30 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform". The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, April 1 by Moffet Nathanson. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Deutsche Bank. (NYSE:VZ) is 0.280079. The Return on Invested Capital is a ratio that determines whether a company is profitable or not. Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 0.97982, the 3 month is 0.95085, and the 1 month is now 0.92918. It worsened, as 90 investors sold VZ shares while 700 reduced holdings. Proficio Capital Partners LLC raised its stake in Verizon Communications by 139.8% in the first quarter. Gw Henssler Ltd has invested 0.18% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Pinnacle Financial Ptnrs accumulated 0.81% or 127,718 shares. Cambridge Trust Co.'s holdings in Verizon Communications were worth $2,104,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Among 26 analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE VZ) opened at $44.88 on Monday. Franklin Parlapiano Turner & Welch LLC acquired a new position in Verizon Communications during the 1st quarter valued at about $136,000. (NYSE:VZ) is 4.365668. This is calculated by dividing the five year average ROIC by the Standard Deviation of the 5 year ROIC. At the same time, higher quick ratio 1.1 indicates lower liquidity comfort in short term, this means Verizon Communications Inc. can boost its position by improving Collection Period and by using Sweep Accounts. However, technicians believes that a higher ratio would indicate the likelihood of a constant augmentation of the company's share price. (NYSE:VZ). Wellington Mgmt Grp Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.46% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 584,291 shares. (NYSE:VZ) for 19,118 shares. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 10th were paid a $0.59 dividend. CHCO's SI was 1.09 million shares in November as released by FINRA. Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) has risen 41.13% since November 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.51, from 0.87 in 2017Q1. 62 funds opened positions while 297 raised stakes. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 9,854 shares in the company, valued at $516,349.60. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) stated it has 0.11% of its portfolio in Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ:PRGS). Duncker Streett & Inc reported 49,273 shares or 0.69% of all its holdings. Bollard Ltd Liability owns 127,573 shares. Whalerock Point Prtnrs Ltd Llc reported 7,521 shares. Invesco Ltd, a Georgia-based fund reported 405,336 shares. Alliancebernstein L P holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) for 599,987 shares. Arizona State Retirement Sys holds 25,129 shares. 15,752 were accumulated by Jane Street Gru. Mirae Asset Glob Investments Comm Limited invested in 0.02% or 31,797 shares.