The cell phone carrier reported $1.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.11 by $0.06. $200.36 billion is Verizon Communications Com's MC. The stock increased 0.84% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $1.2. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.80, for a total transaction of $346,956.60. Finally, Tower View Investment Management & Research LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Verizon Communications in the 4th quarter valued at about $193,000. It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. Its up 0.14, from 0.88 in 2017Q3. The ratio has dropped, as 96 hedge funds increased or started new positions, while 83 cut down and sold their holdings in Anixter International Inc. Adell Harriman And Carpenter reported 85,309 shares.
Middleton & Co Inc decreased Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc stake by 14,215 shares to 22,669 valued at $1.65 million in 2017Q4. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.95 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that Verizon Communications will post 4.57 EPS for the current year. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and sixteen have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 47% are positive. Bank of America increased their target price on shares of Verizon Communications from $55.00 to $58.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, January 24th. Moffett Nathanson upgraded shares of Verizon Communications from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, February 28th. As per Tuesday, February 21, the company rating was upgraded by Moffett Nathanson. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold" on Friday, October 20. (NYSE:VZ) on Tuesday, January 16 to "Neutral" rating.
Menta Capital Llc holds 0.22% of its portfolio in Village Super Market, Inc. for 48,904 shares. Finally, Macquarie reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $54.00 target price on shares of Verizon Communications in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. Barclays upgraded shares of Verizon Communications from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating and set a $56.00 price target on the stock in a report on Monday, April 23rd. The firm has "Hold" rating by HSBC given on Thursday, December 14. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of VZ in report on Tuesday, January 23 with "Hold" rating. On Wednesday, January 24 the stock has "Buy" rating by Nomura.
Village Super Market Inc (VLGEA) investors sentiment decreased to 1.43 in Q4 2017. The ratio has worsened, as 43 investment professionals opened new or increased holdings, while 30 reduced and sold positions in Village Super Market Inc. Waverton Investment Mgmt Ltd has 230,684 shares. That puts total institutional holdings at 2,692,679,646 shares, according to SEC filings. Mckinley Carter Wealth reported 13,627 shares. Alpha Windward Lc stated it has 0.15% in Verizon Communications Inc. It also reduced Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) stake by 3,244 shares and now owns 45,976 shares. Sandy Spring Bankshares has invested 1.01% of its capital in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) to report earnings on July, 26.
The shares of Xilinx, Inc. Spears Abacus Advsr has 5,111 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Investors holded 2.53 billion in 2017Q3 but now own 2.54 billion shares or 0.48% more. About 1.16 million shares traded. The recent change has given its price a 0.92% lead over SMA 50 and -11.23% deficit over its 52-week high. (NYSE:VZ). The Maryland-based Mount Vernon Associates Md has invested 1.79% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 94,020 shs. Verizon Communications's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 63.10%. (NYSE:VZ) with "Buy" rating. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Village Super Market Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number. Moreover, Burney has 1.57% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). 2.65 million are held by British Columbia Invest Management. Exane Derivatives bought a new stake in shares of Verizon Communications during the 4th quarter valued at $103,000. (NYSE:VZ) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: "Verizon announces ThingSpace Ready, a program to help get cellular IoT solutions to market quickly, reliably and cost ..." published on May 14, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com's news article titled: "Is Verizon Back on Track?" with publication date: April 24, 2018.
Also, there are 1 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2 average brokerage recommendation. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. Sterneck Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Co holds 3.32% or 104,665 shares in its portfolio. Institutional investors own 64.10% of the company's stock. (NYSE:VZ). First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca, a California-based fund reported 261,013 shs. This represents a $2.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.94%.
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