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Morning Watch List: Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

The company in question is, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) currently with a stock price of 45.04 (1.26% today). The market cap for Verizon Communications Inc. is 184.46 B, and is in the sector Technology, and Telecom Services РDomestic industry. The target price for Verizon Communications Inc. is 50.32. Currently Verizon Communications Inc. is trading with a P/E of 15, and a forward P/E of 11.7. Average volume for Verizon Communications Inc. is 15483.82 and so far today it is 15647307.

Performance in the last year for Verizon Communications Inc. has been -6.61%. For EPS growth, Verizon Communications Inc. has seen a growth of -26.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 2.18%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 65.80% over the last five years and could be 2.46% for the next five years. Verizon Communications Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -7.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -20.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.75%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -8.56%.

Since the IPO date for Verizon Communications Inc. on the 11/21/1983, Verizon Communications Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -13.70%. With Verizon Communications Inc. trading at 45.04, the dividend yield is 5.13%, and the EPS is 3.

So could Verizon Communications Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 15. The PEG is 6.1, P/S is 1.49 and the P/B is at 7.82. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Verizon Communications Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 1. This is with long term debt/equity at 4.8, and total debt/equity at 4.96.

In terms of margins, Verizon Communications Inc. has a gross margin of 59.20%, an operating margin of 21.30% and a profit margin of 9.90%.Payout ratio for Verizon Communications Inc. is 76.00%. Return on assets come to 5.10% with return on investment coming to 15.10%.

Insider ownership for Verizon Communications Inc., is at 0.01% and institutional ownership comes to 65.70%. Outstanding shares are at 4095.39. While shares float is 4078.04. The float short is currently 0.81%, and short ratio is 2.13.

Graphs: Verizon Communications Inc. NYSE: VZ | Friday May 19, 2017

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