Verizon Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5

A leading communications provider, Verizon offers wireless service and telecom for home and business.

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Top VZ Bull/Bear Pitches

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Brad12Gm (55.60)
Submitted May 23, 2018

Verizon will outperform the market for the simple reason it's been beaten down too much the last couple of years. I like telecom stocks with low P/E ratios. I tend to be contrarian in nature and while the S&P 500 was up over 20% in 2017 VZ… More

CMFALieberman (49.56)
Submitted September 16, 2017

Just switched from Verizon to TMobile. Had considered it in the past, but the network kept me. TMobile's network is catching up fast and their consumer appeal/customer service CRUSHES Verizon. I was in both Verizon and Tmobile stores this week and… More

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Member Avatar TMFReubenGBrewer (64.75) Submitted: 12/10/2018 6:29:09 AM : Underperform Start Price: $57.80 VZ Score: +0.14

Not a great investment option based on managements ill-fated decision to buy AOL and parts of Yahoo! just as it would face huge costs for a 5G upgrade. Too many concerns about how management is using shareholder capital.

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Member Avatar steelbreeze1753 (86.64) Submitted: 12/7/2018 1:47:08 PM : Outperform Start Price: $58.18 VZ Score: +0.16

Essentially, a Utility, even though it is erroneously categorized as an Industrial. At some point during the Bear Market we are in, Utilities will be a top-performing sector, given the relatively high dividend yields.

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Member Avatar pagliacci100 (55.46) Submitted: 7/27/2018 11:12:09 AM : Outperform Start Price: $51.16 VZ Score: +19.05

start limit $51.51 robust, diversified, pays, great opportunities ahead, minimally political

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Score Leader

grow76

grow76 (99.44) Score: +103.94

The Score Leader is the player with the highest score across all their picks in VZ.

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Member Name Member
Rating
Start
Date
Call Time
Frame
Start
Price
Stock
Gain
Index
Gain
Score Commentary
grow76 99.44 12/5/2006 Outperform 5Y $19.12 +198.50% +94.56% +103.94 1 Comment
xMFFeldy 85.15 4/21/2006 Outperform 3W $18.10 +215.40% +113.23% +102.17 1 Comment
Trabajando 92.60 12/4/2006 Outperform 3Y $19.31 +195.67% +95.23% +100.44 0 Comment
doublegng < 20 12/7/2006 Outperform 3M $19.36 +194.83% +94.62% +100.21 0 Comment
XMFCastine 92.35 12/6/2006 Outperform 1Y $19.35 +194.91% +94.83% +100.08 0 Comment
davidbrodsky 53.20 11/28/2006 Outperform NS $19.04 +199.81% +99.73% +100.08 0 Comment
ROXYMUSIC1 59.46 11/28/2006 1/1/2013 Outperform 5Y $19.05 +199.62% +99.68% +99.95 1 Comment
crawfos < 20 12/6/2006 Outperform 5Y $19.38 +194.49% +94.98% +99.51 0 Comment
trustee74 84.76 12/8/2006 Outperform 5Y $19.31 +195.67% +96.26% +99.41 0 Comment
4thGen 77.49 11/27/2006 Outperform 3M $19.25 +196.53% +97.19% +99.34 0 Comment

Wall Street

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Player Name Player
Rating
Start
Date
Call Time
Frame
Start
Price
Stock
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S&P
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Score End Date Commentary
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TrackFBRCapitalM 85.59 7/24/2014 Outperform NS $41.36 +38.02% +31.00% +7.02 0 Comment
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TrackArgus 91.23 10/12/2010 Outperform NS $22.09 +158.44% +124.02% +34.42 0 Comment
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TrackMHawkins 93.20 6/30/2010 Outperform NS $18.46 +209.23% +156.14% +53.09 0 Comment
TrackGoldmanSach 74.44 4/13/2010 Outperform 5Y $30.00 -3.67% +1.39% -5.05 4/23/2010 @ $28.90 2 Comments
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TrackJefferies 83.83 3/4/2010 Outperform NS $18.93 +201.54% +131.63% +69.90 0 Comment
TrackWayneRogers 58.71 2/5/2010 Outperform 3M $18.65 +206.05% +144.21% +61.84 0 Comment
TrackGaryBSmith 90.17 11/6/2009 Outperform 3W $18.91 +201.84% +137.72% +64.12 0 Comment
TrackWellsFargo 88.38 10/27/2009 Outperform NS $18.55 +207.78% +143.36% +64.42 0 Comment
TrackCreditSuiss 88.72 10/24/2009 Outperform NS $28.67 +1.09% -1.24% +2.33 2/4/2010 @ $28.98 0 Comment
TrackPaliResearc 34.19 6/18/2009 Outperform NS $18.61 +206.74% +187.10% +19.64 0 Comment
TrackBarclaysCap 88.78 4/29/2009 Outperform NS $19.37 +194.66% +201.05% -6.40 0 Comment
TrackAurigaUSA 56.14 4/24/2009 Outperform NS $19.30 +195.70% +206.09% -10.39 0 Comment
TrackRBCCapMkts 84.93 2/27/2009 Outperform NS $22.39 +128.87% +118.04% +10.84 6/27/2013 @ $51.24 0 Comment
TrackBMOCapital < 20 1/28/2009 Outperform NS $18.84 +203.02% +203.75% -0.73 0 Comment
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TrackFBRCapitalM 85.59 12/10/2008 Outperform NS $31.30 -4.18% +21.10% -25.28 1/27/2010 @ $29.99 0 Comment
TrackRichAster 97.69 6/17/2008 Outperform 1Y $21.29 +168.07% +97.28% +70.79 1 Comment
TrackScottBleier < 20 2/1/2008 Outperform 3M $29.67 +43.87% -0.75% +44.62 11/9/2012 @ $42.69 0 Comment
TrackEveillard 95.94 12/31/2007 Outperform NS $24.94 +128.90% +85.67% +43.24 1 Comment
TrackBRogers 98.41 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $25.04 +128.00% +78.86% +49.14 1 Comment
TrackHillman 98.76 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $25.04 +128.00% +78.86% +49.14 7 Comments
TrackNWQ < 20 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $25.04 +128.00% +78.86% +49.14 3 Comments
TrackRichPzena 80.07 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $42.74 -14.95% -10.37% -4.57 6/17/2008 @ $36.35 1 Comment
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TrackDavenport 76.94 6/8/2007 Outperform NS $23.80 +139.86% +84.19% +55.67 0 Comment
TrackMichaelBrus 87.76 5/30/2007 Outperform 1Y $24.54 +132.63% +81.04% +51.59 0 Comment
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TrackCreditSuiss 88.72 11/21/2006 Outperform NS $33.59 +3.40% -4.63% +8.03 2/20/2008 @ $34.73 0 Comment
TrackJimCramer 85.30 11/6/2006 Outperform 3W $26.35 +91.28% +20.66% +70.62 7/12/2013 @ $50.41 0 Comment
TrackLehmanBros < 20 10/19/2006 Outperform NS $27.79 +35.50% +1.27% +34.23 4/17/2012 @ $37.65 0 Comment
TrackHSBC 21.87 10/9/2006 Outperform NS $19.94 +186.23% +105.01% +81.22 0 Comment
TrackCitigroup 92.52 10/9/2006 Underperform NS $35.62 +19.33% +12.74% -6.59 5/18/2007 @ $42.50 0 Comment
TrackBofASec 92.07 9/28/2006 Outperform NS $20.37 +180.15% +106.55% +73.61 0 Comment
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