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verizon communications inc (VZ) Snapshot

Open
$48.49
Previous Close
$48.40
Day High
$48.60
Day Low
$48.30
52 Week High
07/29/14 - $53.66
52 Week Low
02/18/14 - $45.45
Market Cap
201.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
11.8M
EPS TTM
$3.18
Shares Outstanding
4.1B
EX-Date
10/8/14
P/E TM
15.3x
Dividend
$2.20
Dividend Yield
4.37%
Current Stock Chart for VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC (VZ)

verizon communications inc (VZ) Details

Verizon Communications Inc. provides communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies worldwide. Its Wireless segment offers access to various wireless voice and data services comprising Internet access through smart and basic phones, and notebook computers and tablets; messaging services; and consumer and business focused multimedia applications under Verizon Wireless brand. This segment also provides location-based services; global data services; HomeFusion Broadband, a high-speed Internet service for homes; other connection-related services, such as network access and value added services to support telemetry-type applications; and machine-to-machine services that support devices used in healthcare, manufacturing, utilities, distribution, and consumer products markets, as well as sells smart phones and basic phones, tablets, and other Internet access devices. As of May 15, 2014, it served 103.3 million retail customers. The company’s Wireline segment offers video services over its fiber-optic network; data services comprising high-speed Internet and FiOS broadband data products, as well as local exchange capacity, managed, mobility, and security services; voice services, such as local exchange, regional, long distance, wire maintenance, and voice messaging services, as well as VoIP, and landline and wireless services; and local dial tone and broadband services to local, long distance, and other carriers. This segment also provides networking products and solutions, such as private Internet protocol services, and Ethernet access and ring services; and infrastructure and cloud services. In addition, it offers FiOS Quantum TV service in New York and New Jersey. 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 headquartered in New York, New York.

177,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/29/14
Founded in 1983

verizon communications inc (VZ) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $760.6K
Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $880.8K
Executive Vice President and President of Glo...
Total Annual Compensation: $715.4K
Executive Vice President of Public Policy and...
Total Annual Compensation: $666.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

verizon communications inc (VZ) Key Developments

Verizon Builds Greener Network from California to New York

From California to New York, Verizon has been building on-site green energy systems at 24 facilities. The company believe that on-site green energy is not just good for networks and the environment, but is also the right way to do business. In 2014, Verizon is investing nearly USD 40 million in on-site solar power. This new investment nearly doubles the amount Verizon committed to solar in 2013. The solar investment places Verizon on path to be the large solar-power producer among U.S. communications companies -- with more than 15 megawatts of solar installed and/or being built in 2014.

Verizon Communications Inc. Appoints Shellye Archambeau to the Audit Committee and the Corporate Governance and Policy Committee

Verizon Communications Inc. announced that the Board of Directors appointed Shellye Archambeau to the Audit Committee and the Corporate Governance and Policy Committee effective on that date.

Verizon Communications Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on November 3, 2014

The Board of Directors of Verizon Communications Inc. declared a quarterly dividend of 55 cents per outstanding share, an increase of 2 cents per share, or 3.8%, from the previous quarter. On an annual basis, this increases Verizon's dividend by 8 cents per share, from $2.12 to $2.20 per share. The quarterly dividend is payable on Nov. 3, 2014, to Verizon Communications shareowners of record at the close of business on Oct. 10, 2014.

 

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