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Last $46.88 USD
Change Today +0.09 / 0.19%
Volume 8.6M
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verizon communications inc (VZ) Snapshot

Open
$47.18
Previous Close
$46.79
Day High
$47.20
Day Low
$46.60
52 Week High
11/14/14 - $51.73
52 Week Low
12/15/14 - $45.09
Market Cap
190.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
17.3M
EPS TTM
$3.66
Shares Outstanding
4.1B
EX-Date
07/8/15
P/E TM
12.8x
Dividend
$2.20
Dividend Yield
4.70%
Current Stock Chart for VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC (VZ)

verizon communications inc (VZ) Details

Verizon Communications Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies worldwide. The company’s Wireless segment offers wireless voice and data services; messaging services; service that enables its customers to access the Internet on smartphones, basic phones, notebook computers, and tablets; customers and business-focused multimedia offerings; location-based services; global data services; LTE Internet, a high-speed Internet service; and network access and value added services to support telemetry-type applications. It also offers machine-to-machine services that support devices used in health monitoring, education, manufacturing, utilities, distribution, and consumer products markets, as well as offers smartphones and basic phones, tablets, and other Internet access devices. As of December 31, 2014, it had 108.2 million retail connections. Its Wireline segment provides high-speed Internet, FiOS Internet, and FiOS Video services; voice services, such as local exchange, regional and long distance calling, and voice messaging services, as well as VOIP services; private Internet protocol and Ethernet access and optical services; and Internet protocol, infrastructure and cloud services, machine-to-machine services, security, and other communications services. It also offers voice and data services, such as conferencing and contact center solutions, and private line and data access networks, as well as customer premise equipment, installation, maintenance, and site services; and data, voice, local dial tone, and broadband services primarily to local, long distance, and other carriers. The company was formerly known as Bell Atlantic Corporation and changed its name to Verizon Communications Inc. in June 2000. Verizon Communications Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in New York, New York.

178,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/28/15
Founded in 1983

verizon communications inc (VZ) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $815.4K
President of Operations and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $785.6K
Executive Vice President and President of Str...
Total Annual Compensation: $940.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

verizon communications inc (VZ) Key Developments

Swisscom and Verizon Extend Global Partnership to Full Decade

Verizon and Swisscom announced that they are extending their partnership to take the two companies' co-operation to a full decade of service. A newly announced, three-year extension to Swisscom and Verizon's 2008 partnership agreement will enable the continued provision of enhanced global service and support capabilities to Swiss multinational companies and companies with operations in the Swiss market. The Swisscom and Verizon alliance offers Swisscom customers with multinational operations seamless access to Verizon's expansive global network and solutions. Verizon's customers with operations in the Swiss market benefit from Swisscom's extensive local market expertise, dense infrastructure and customer service organization. Working together, Swisscom and Verizon offer customers a consistent, high-quality experience and a comprehensive suite of voice and data services, streamlined service offering including integrated networks, convergent services, security, seamless processes and comprehensive customer services. Verizon and Swisscom are also planning to leverage their joint capabilities to deliver innovative next-generation solutions such as Software Defined Networking and Hybrid networks to customers, enabling enterprises to redefine their network infrastructure to be more responsive to their own users, customers and market opportunities. The two companies are also extending the service portfolio available to customers, with new offerings now including managed local area network (LAN) and wireless LAN solutions, business Wi-Fi, managed wide area network (WAN) optimization and Verizon Secure Cloud Interconnect. Swisscom and Verizon's alliance has expanded over the years, with the two companies jointly offering a series of advanced initiatives, including cloud and security services. Outside the scope of the initial partnership, they have also opened a security operations management center in Zurich.

Verizon Announces Grid Wide Utility Solutions

Verizon announced Grid Wide Utility Solutions, a new Internet of Things (IoT) platform service offering utility companies an easy on-ramp to grid modernization. Now available in the U.S., Grid Wide offers electric utility companies an integrated solution for smart metering, demand response, meter data management and distribution monitoring and control. With 147 million electric meters in the U.S., Verizon's Grid Wide aims to transform the delivery and consumption of energy nationwide for investor-owned, cooperative and municipal utilities and their customers. Designed to maximize the benefits of smart meters, the solution comes equipped with a wide range of cloud-based applications intended to help utility companies drive incremental revenue, reduce operating costs, increase efficiency and improve customer experience.

Verizon Communications Inc. and VICE Announce New Content Partnership

Verizon Communications Inc. and VICE have announced a new content partnership that will bring the youth brand's content to Verizon's mobile video platform, launching later in 2015. The multi-year partnership will see a broad selection of VICE digital content, including original domestic and international programming produced exclusively for Verizon all through a mobile-first video offering. The content offering will also include a curated selection of original videos from across VICE's digital channels covering a range of categories, from cultural stories to food, travel, tech and more. The new VICE original interview series "Autobiographies" will also headline this collaboration taking audiences deep into the lives of some of society's most interesting, high-profile personalities.

 

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