Recent Analysts Ratings Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

  • Recent Analysts Ratings Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

Recent Analysts Ratings Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

Franklin Resources Inc. raised its stake in shares of Verizon Communications by 19.9% in the 2nd quarter. The stock increased 2.99% or $1.55 during the last trading session, reaching $53.46. About 18.20M shares traded or 7.29% up from the average. Trust Company who had been investing in Verizon Communications Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $214.93 billion market cap company. SELL rating has been given by 1 analyst (s) and 4 analyst (s) given BUY rating to the stock. The institutional investor held 106,851 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.29 million, up from 96,752 at the end of the previous reported quarter. General Dynamics now has $61.97 billion valuation. Tompkins Financial Corp now owns 74,064 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock valued at $3,307,000 after buying an additional 2,050 shares during the period. About 29,965 shares traded or 94.48% up from the average. American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) has risen 23.66% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.18% the S&P500. United Kingdom-based Majedie Asset Mngmt Ltd has invested 1.09% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Its up 0.09, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. It also reduced its holding in Stericycle Inc. 3,009 are held by Vident Investment Advisory Limited Liability. Sterling Mgmt Limited Liability Co holds 98,330 shares. Gabelli And Invest Advisers reported 0.17% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. FMR LLC owned 2.05% of Netflix, Inc. Summit Asset Management Llc, a Tennessee-based fund reported 86,992 shares.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $11.07 million activity. TAICLET JAMES D JR sold $4.74M worth of stock. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Tuesday, January 12 report. $149,378 worth of stock was sold by Clark Vernon E on Monday, August 14. The insider Krzanich Brian M sold $2.40M.

Woodmont Investment Counsel Llc, which manages about $557.42 million and $366.42M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Alphabet Inc by 397 shares to 2,541 shares, valued at $2.44 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. RBC Capital Markets maintained Verizon Communications Inc. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have assigned a hold rating, ten have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 47% are positive. Raytheon Company had 70 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, October 20 report. FBR Capital has "Mkt Perform" rating and $52 target. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, July 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Neutral" rating by DA Davidson given on Thursday, February 4. As per Wednesday, October 21, the company rating was maintained by Scotia Capital. Argus Research upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Thursday, November 19 report. Verizon Communications's payout ratio is now 60.51%. They expect $1.19 EPS, up 440.91% or $0.97 from last year's $0.22 per share. VZ's profit will be $3.59 billion for 14.75 P/E if the $0.88 EPS becomes a reality.

Jennison Associates LLC boosted its stake in shares of Verizon Communications Inc. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 7 Buy, 0 Overweight, 0 Sell, 23 Hold and 0 Underweight. Therefore 26% are positive.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Parkwood LLC Reduces Position in Verizon Communications Inc". (NYSE VZ) opened at $53.46 on Tuesday. The rating was initiated by Macquarie Research with "Underperform" on Monday, November 28. The stock has "Underweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, July 21. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, October 20 by SunTrust. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, September 18 by Cowen & Co. STATE STREET CORP owned 11.13% of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) earned "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, September 17. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, July 27 by Hilliard Lyons.

Investors sentiment is 0.88 in Q3 2017. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 153,408,016 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock valued at $6,851,202,000 after acquiring an additional 20,070,391 shares during the last quarter. Viking Fund Management Ltd Liability invested in 1.23% or 156,000 shares. Capital Research Global Investors lifted its stake in Verizon Communications by 15.1% in the second quarter. The correct version of this piece of content can be read at https://www.thelincolnianonline.com/2018/01/23/verizon-communications-inc-vz-position-lowered-by-alps-advisors-inc.html. Hemenway Tru Com Llc holds 0.14% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Pinebridge Invs Lp reported 129,700 shares. "(VZ)" was first reported by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. Jp Marvel Invest Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.17% or 10,530 shares. (NYSE:VZ). Penobscot Invest Mngmt Incorporated holds 35,273 shares or 0.52% of its portfolio. (NYSE:VZ). 96,757 were reported by Iowa Bancshares.