Fact based stock research
Verizon (NYSE:VZ)


Verizon stock research in summary

verizon.com


Verizon shares have a BUY rating. They show above average growth, are good value and are safely financed. We recommend buying and holding Verizon shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country USA
Industry Integrated Telecommunication
Index Dow Jones, S&P 500, D.J. US Telecommunication
Size class XX-Large

June 8, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()




Research History: Verizon

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
67
66
60
76
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
82
12
39
85
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
42
67
53
71
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
82
44
27
95

Last update of Combined Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is Verizon in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

Last update of Value Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of Verizon; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
55
21
19
77
PROFIT GROWTH
80
62
62
86
STOCK RETURNS
54
67
47
59
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
82
12
39
85

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 31-Mar-2018. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of Verizon.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
39
43
25
28
REFINANCING
39
65
68
74
LIQUIDITY
56
70
60
57
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
42
67
53
71

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 31-Mar-2018. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of Verizon and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for Verizon from June 8, 2018.