Q4 2017 Sentiment for Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) at 1.02

May 16, 2018 - By Benjamin Allen

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Verizon Communications Inc’s Sentiment

In Q4 2017 Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) big money sentiment increased to 1.02, SEC.gov filings reveal. That’s up 0.14, from 2017Q3’s 0.88. 733 hedge funds increased or started new positions, while 719 decreased and sold equity positions in Verizon Communications Inc so the sentiment is positive. These funds own 2.54 billion shares, that’s up from 2.53 billion shares in 2017Q3. Funds holding Verizon Communications Inc in top 10 increased from 75 to 85 for an increase of 10. 57 Investors Sold All; 662 Reduced Holdings; 592 increased stakes while 141 hedge funds bought stakes.

Significant Verizon Communications Inc Shareholders

American Investment Services Inc. owns 471,003 shares in Verizon Communications Inc as of Q4 2017. As of Q4 2017, 614,452 shares of Verizon Communications Inc are owned by 10. Cincinnati Indemnity Co reported 34,300 shares. The Massachusetts-based fund Excalibur Management Corp have invested about 6.29% of the investment manager’s stock portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. The New York-based fund Clark Estates Inc Ny looks positive on Verizon Communications Inc, possessing 689,282 shares.

Verizon Communications Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides communications, information, and entertainment services and products to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies worldwide.The firm is valued at $198.10 billion. The Company’s Wireless segment offers wireless voice and data services; Internet access on various smart and basic phones, notebook computers, and tablets; and multimedia access, business-focused, location-based, global data, home phone handsets, and high-speed Internet services, as well as network access and value added services to support wireless connections for the Internet of Things .6.51 is the P/E ratio. This segment also provides IoT services that support devices used in fleet management and telematics, energy, agricultural technology, and smart community markets; and wireless devices, such as smartphones and basic phones, tablets, and other Internet access devices.

Ticker’s shares touched $47.945 during the last trading session after 0.32% change.Verizon Communications Inc. has volume of 4.65 million shares. Since May 16, 2017 VZ has declined 3.72% and is downtrending. VZ underperformed the S&P 500 by 15.27%.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)’s quarterly earnings will be revealed on July, 26., according to Zacks. The EPS diference is $0.18 or 18.75 % up from last years number. Previous year: $0.96; Analysts forcast: $1.14. If $1.14 is reported, VZ’s profit will be $4.71 billion for 10.51 P/E. -2.56 % negative EPS growth is what Wall Street’s predicts after $1.17 reported EPS previous quarter.

Amer Investment invested in 9.11% or 471,003 shs. Ubs Oconnor Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.26% of its capital in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). De Burlo Grp Inc Incorporated holds 0.36% or 33,349 shs. Todd Asset Mngmt Llc stated it has 282,039 shs. Stevens Capital Mngmt Ltd Partnership reported 294,646 shs. 109,934 are owned by Riverpoint Cap Management Llc. Victory Cap Management stated it has 0.03% of its capital in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Windward Mngmt Company Ca owns 25,753 shs or 0.2% of their US capital. 257,058 are held by Cypress Capital Ltd. Strategy Asset Managers Ltd Llc invested 0.35% of its capital in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Rothschild Inv Il reported 226,261 shs. State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0.87% of its capital in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 6.92 million shs. Gabelli Funds Lc invested 0.68% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Winch Advisory Svcs reported 81,263 shs. Norinchukin State Bank The invested in 0.58% or 627,835 shs.

Verizon Communications Inc. registered $444,552 net activity with 0 insider buys and 2 selling transactions since February 13, 2018.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 19 have positions in Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) as follows: 13 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 6 with “Hold”. The positive are 68%. Since November 20, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Verizon Communications has 27 analyst reports. On Monday, January 22 the stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) earned “Buy” rating by Scotia Capital. On Wednesday, January 24 the firm has “Buy” rating by Nomura given. On Wednesday, January 24 the company was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. In Wednesday, January 24 report Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Monday, April 23 the firm earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital. The company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, January 2. In Wednesday, January 24 report Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. On Friday, May 11 the firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given. On Tuesday, January 16 the stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has “Neutral” rating given by Moffett Nathanson. On Monday, November 20 the stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has “Outperform” rating given by Wells Fargo.

For more Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) news brought out briefly go to: Globenewswire.com, Seekingalpha.com, Businesswire.com, Benzinga.com or 247Wallst.com. The titles are as follows: “NOTICE TO DISREGARD — Verizon Communications” brought out on May 12, 2018, “Verizon CEO: No interest in linear content” on May 15, 2018, “Verizon Selects AWS as its Preferred Public Cloud Provider” with a publish date: May 15, 2018, “JPMorgan: Verizon On ‘Stable Footing’ As 5G Opportunity Crystallizes” and the last “Why Verizon’s Earnings May Be Under a Cloud” with publication date: April 23, 2018.

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