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This summary was created by AI, based on 21 opinions in the last 12 months.

Verizon Communications (VZ-N) is a secure US yield play with a yield of around 6.5%, stabilized by interest rates. The recent share price has been strong due to overselling after the pandemic, but lots of debt remains a concern. The telecom sector is showing potential with a bounce, and the company has been under pressure to reduce prices. Overall, the stock is seen as stable with an excellent dividend, though it may be facing challenges in terms of growth.

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Stable
Valuation
Fair Value
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1550+ opinions with 4.81 rating (one of the best performing expert).

PAST TOP PICK
(A Top Pick Apr 25/23, Up 5%)Stockchase Research Editor: Michael O'Reilly

Our PAST TOP PICK with VZ has triggered its stop at $39.  To remain disciplined, we recommend covering the position at this time.  

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DON'T BUY

It reported today with every line item coming in weaker. Share fell 4.67% today.

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BUY

It reports Monday. They've had a great quarter and the CEO has gotten control of things. It pays a 6.6% dividend plus actual growth.

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TOP PICK

Verizon Communications Inc., commonly known as Verizon, is a multinational telecommunications conglomerate and a corporate component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The company is headquartered at 1095 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, but is incorporated in Delaware. Social media mentions are up 510% in the past 24h.

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PAST TOP PICK
(A Top Pick Apr 25/23, Up 7%)Stockchase Research Editor: Michael O'Reilly

Our PAST TOP PICK with VZ is progressing well.  To remain disciplined, we recommend trailing up the stop (from $36) to $39 at this time.  

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BUY
Secure US yield play.

Yield is around 6.5%, typically lower beta. Were having a rough time, but recently moved above the 200-day MA. A lot of this is due to stabilizing interest rates.

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PARTIAL BUY

Recent share price has been strong due to overselling after the pandemic. Lots of debt a concern for investors. Could be a good time for investors. Good treasury management has resulting in good debt load execution. Telecom demand not going away, however investors must weight against other options in the market. 

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WEAK BUY

Telecom sector's had a bounce, along with infrastructure. He's very keen on infrastructure. Likes it better than BCE, as US companies have a bit more in terms of growth possibilities. Not a bad decision to own it. US telco playing field is more competitive than Canada's.

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Curated by Michael O'Reilly since 2020.
1550+ opinions with 4.81 rating (one of the best performing expert).

PAST TOP PICK
(A Top Pick Apr 25/23, Up 5.5%)Stockchase Research Editor: Michael O'Reilly

Our PAST TOP PICK with VZ is progressing well.  To remain disciplined, we recommend trailing up the stop (from $33) to $36 at this time. 

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BUY

Telco. companies not performing as well as expected. With pause in interest rate hikes, could be a good time to buy. Owns shares in company. Stable business with excellent dividend. Will continue to hold. 

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The price historically has been flat and the average price target is about $40 - the price is now around $38. The dividend yield is about 7% but is not eligible for the dividend tax credit since it is a U.S. stock. If you buy, it should only be for a registered account. Canadian Telecoms have done better than ones in Europe but have been under some pressure to reduce their prices.

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BUY

This and AT&T have been hit hard from the anti-dividend stock trend, but also have huge upside if interest rates decline. Are not undervalued and, yes, carry a lot of debt. Yes, there are cable-cutters, but people still watch live sports and that won't vanish.  Is oversold.

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COMMENT

Pays a 8.37% dividend. He targets $39.80, 27% upside. It's seen a waterfall of decline in the past year. This will fall to $27, book value, first and that's when he will consider it.

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HOLD

They may report positively next week. The dividend is safe. They're laying off staff and cutting or halting 5G capex spending. 

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DON'T BUY

The chart has broken down. If it consolidates and moves up, then that's a different story. Otherwise, don't buy.

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Verizon Communications(VZ-N) Rating

Ranking : 5 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 10

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 2

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 4

Total Signals / Votes : 16

Stockchase rating for Verizon Communications is calculated according to the stock experts' signals. A high score means experts mostly recommend to buy the stock while a low score means experts mostly recommend to sell the stock.

Verizon Communications(VZ-N) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Verizon Communications stock symbol?

Verizon Communications is a American stock, trading under the symbol VZ-N on the New York Stock Exchange (VZ). It is usually referred to as NYSE:VZ or VZ-N

Is Verizon Communications a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 16 stock analysts published opinions about VZ-N. 10 analysts recommended to BUY the stock. 4 analysts recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is . Read the latest stock experts' ratings for Verizon Communications.

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Is Verizon Communications worth watching?

16 stock analysts on Stockchase covered Verizon Communications In the last year. It is a trending stock that is worth watching.

What is Verizon Communications stock price?

On 2024-07-23, Verizon Communications (VZ-N) stock closed at a price of $38.89.