Verizon Communications (VZ) dividend stock





  • Yield

     5.28%
  • Dividend

     2.31
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     2.9%
  • Dividend increased

     11 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     77%
  • Dividend pay date

     8/1/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     7/6/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 14.8%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     16 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     8.2
  • Tweed factor

     -6.5
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
14.8%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
-77.0%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
-66.7%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
2.4%
Price change from 52 week high   
-22.3%
Price change from 50 days average   
-2.9%
Price change from 200 days average   
-8.4%
Price info
Change
0.52 (1.18%)


Last price
43.71 USD


Day range
43.68 - 44.21


Year range
42.80 - 56.25

Financial health
Current ratio
0.64


Debt/equity ratio
617.85


Cash
5.07B


Debt
110.24B


Credit rating
BBB

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
14.62


Price/book (P/B)
7.68


Forward price/earning (P/E)
11.50


Price/sales (P/S)
1.46


PEG
4.77


Market cap
178.31B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
1.6450,1.7500,1.8550
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
6.2%
1.9000,2.2600,1.2900
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-17.6%
10 year history
1.6450,1.7500,1.8550,1.9130,1.9630,2.0150,2.0750,2.1400,2.2150,2.2600
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
3.6%
1.9000,2.2600,1.2900,0.9000,0.8500,0.3100,4.0000,2.4200,4.3700,4.3700
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
9.7%
17.5800,14.0500,14.0200,13.6400,13.7800,11.6000,11.7900,3.9900,3.1000,4.0300
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
-15.1%
87.9000,78.8000,145.0000,214.0000,78.9000,664.0000,270.9000,46.3000,88.8000,51.1000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
-5.8%
Other companies in the telecom services - domestic industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   AT&T 34 yrs5.42%9.8%
USA   Atlantic Tele Network 19 yrs2.07%7.5%
Company profile
Empoloyees
178,500


Sector


Website


Founded
1983


Industry


SEC filings




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...
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Address:
1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, 10036

Phone:
+1 212 395-1000
Verizon Communications has a dividend of 2.31 USD and their yield is 5.28%. Since 2006they have raised their dividend each year, that is 11 years in a row. An earnings per share of 2.99 and a dividend of 2.31 gives Verizon Communications a payout ratio of 77%. The company has a dividend payback period of 16 years. Their dividend has been growing by 2.9% a year for the last 5 years (on average). 7/6/2017 is the ex-dividend date for Verizon Communications, while 8/1/2017 is the dividend pay date. 178,500 people work for them (a US company) and it has been founded back in 1983. The stock belongs to the telecom services - domestic industry in the technology sector. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 2.2 out of 5 stars.






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