Verizon Communications Declares Quarterly Dividend

              Verizon Communications Declares Quarterly Dividend

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, March 8, 2013

NEW YORK, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Verizon
Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today declared a quarterly dividend of
51.5 cents per outstanding share, unchanged from the previous quarter. The
dividend is payable on May 1, 2013, to Verizon Communications shareowners of
record at the close of business on April 10, 2013.

Verizon has approximately 2.7 million shareowners and approximately 2.9
billion shares of common stock outstanding. The company made $5.2 billion in
cash dividend payments in 2012.

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SOURCE Verizon Communications Inc.

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