Verizon Fundamentals

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Verizon Communications fundamentals help investors to digest information that contributes to Verizon Communications' financial success or failures. It also enables traders to predict the movement of Verizon Stock. The fundamental analysis module provides a way to measure Verizon Communications' intrinsic value by examining its available economic and financial indicators, including the cash flow records, the balance sheet account changes, the income statement patterns, and various microeconomic indicators and financial ratios related to Verizon Communications stock.
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Verizon Price to Book Analysis

Verizon Communications' Price to Book (P/B) ratio is used to relate a company book value to its current market price. A high P/B ratio indicates that investors expect executives to generate more returns on their investments from a given set of assets. Book value is the accounting value of assets minus liabilities.
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Current Verizon Communications Price to Book

    
  2.32 X  
Most of Verizon Communications' fundamental indicators, such as Price to Book, are part of a valuation analysis module that helps investors searching for stocks that are currently trading at higher or lower prices than their real value. If the real value is higher than the market price, Verizon Communications is considered to be undervalued, and we provide a buy recommendation. Otherwise, we render a sell signal.
Price to Book ratio is mostly used in financial services industries where assets and liabilities are typically represented by dollars. Although low Price to Book ratio generally implies that the firm is undervalued, it is often a good indicator that the company may be in financial or managerial distress and should be investigated more carefully.
Compare to competition

Based on the latest financial disclosure, the price to book indicator of Verizon Communications is roughly 2.32 times. This is 79.72% lower than that of the Communication Services sector and 18.88% lower than that of the Telecom Services industry. The price to book for all United States stocks is 75.6% higher than that of the company.

Verizon Communications Fundamental Drivers Relationships

Comparative valuation techniques use various fundamental indicators to help in determining Verizon Communications's current stock value. Our valuation model uses many indicators to compare Verizon Communications value to that of its competitors to determine the firm's financial worth. You can analyze the relationship between different fundamental ratios across Verizon Communications competition to find correlations between indicators driving Verizon Communications's intrinsic value. More Info.
Verizon Communications is rated first in current asset category among related companies. It is rated first in cash per share category among related companies . The ratio of Current Asset to Cash per Share for Verizon Communications is about  47,404,255,319 . Comparative valuation analysis is a catch-all model that can be used if you cannot value Verizon Communications by discounting back its dividends or cash flows. This model doesn't attempt to find an intrinsic value for Verizon Communications' Stock . Still, instead, it compares the stock's price multiples to a benchmark or nearest competition to determine if the stock is relatively undervalued or overvalued. The reason why the comparable model can be used in almost all circumstances is due to the vast number of multiples that can be utilized, such as the price-to-earnings (P/E), price-to-book (P/B), price-to-sales (P/S), price-to-cash flow (P/CF), and many others. The P/E ratio is the most commonly used of these ratios because it focuses on the Verizon Communications' earnings, one of the primary drivers of an investment's value.

Verizon Communications Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Verizon Communications that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Verizon Communications' outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Verizon Communications' value.
Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares345.7 M17.5 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares316.1 M16 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares163.7 M8.3 B
Geode Capital Management LlcCommon Shares77.8 M3.9 B
Bank Of America CorpCommon Shares75.8 M3.8 B
Charles Schwab Investment Management IncCommon Shares63.8 M3.2 B
Morgan StanleyCommon Shares61 M3.1 B

Verizon Fundamentals

About Verizon Communications Fundamental Analysis

The Macroaxis Fundamental Analysis modules help investors analyze Verizon Communications's financials across various querterly and yearly statements, indicators and fundamental ratios. We help investors to determine the real value of Verizon Communications using virtually all public information available. We use both quantitative as well as qualitative analysis to arrive at the intrinsic value of Verizon Communications based on its fundamental data. In general, a quantitative approach, as applied to this company, focuses on analyzing financial statements comparatively, whereas a qaualitative method uses data that is important to a company's growth but cannot be measured and presented in a numerical way.
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Verizon Communications Inc., through its subsidiaries, offers communications, technology, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental entities worldwide. Verizon Communications Inc. was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Verizon Communications operates under Telecom Services classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. It employs 119400 people.

Verizon Communications Implied Volatility

    
  41.02  
Verizon Communications' implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of Verizon Communications stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if Verizon Communications' implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that Verizon Communications stock will not fluctuate a lot when Verizon Communications' options are near their expiration.
Some investors attempt to determine whether the market's mood is bullish or bearish by monitoring changes in market sentiment. Unlike more traditional methods such as technical analysis, investor sentiment usually refers to the aggregate attitude towards Verizon Communications in the overall investment community. So, suppose investors can accurately measure the market's sentiment. In that case, they can use it for their benefit. For example, some tools to gauge market sentiment could be utilized using contrarian indexes, Verizon Communications' short interest history, or implied volatility extrapolated from Verizon Communications options trading.

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Is Verizon Communications' industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Verizon Communications. If investors know Verizon will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Verizon Communications listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Verizon Communications is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Verizon that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Verizon Communications' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Verizon Communications' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Verizon Communications' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Verizon Communications' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Verizon Communications' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Verizon Communications value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Verizon Communications' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.