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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huddaman (99.02)
Submitted September 14, 2016

Superb dividend, excellent margins, nice cashflow, low P/E, decent ROIC are among the top positives.Negatives are that the growth is going to be slow. I would expect some growth because the demand and application for wireless internet is only going… More

Aleeb (66.35)
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 Brad12Gm (60.02) Submitted: 5/23/2018 8:53:04 AM : Outperform Start Price: $47.95 VZ Score: -1.61

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 drastically under-performed. I've had good luck over the years buying stocks that do poorly in years that the market does well. Verizon for the long game.

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Member Avatar redrover1001 (44.41) Submitted: 4/11/2018 5:56:38 PM : Outperform Start Price: $47.87 VZ Score: -2.54

5G, 5% yield, industry leader

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Member Avatar joshyfong (67.19) Submitted: 3/29/2018 4:56:40 PM : Outperform Start Price: $47.03 VZ Score: -1.81

Great time to add for the dividend alone

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jaredck

jaredck (76.29) Score: +125.97

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

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Pick
Member Name Member
Rating
Start
Date
Call Time
Frame
Start
Price
Stock
Gain
Index
Gain
Score Commentary
omegateam < 20 3/2/2009 Underperform 3M $17.36 +179.30% +292.48% +113.17 0 Comment
Kennedy51 82.92 3/18/2009 Underperform 3Y $18.57 +161.16% +260.33% +99.18 1 Comment
tarheels09 33.38 12/5/2008 Underperform NS $19.64 +146.89% +238.16% +91.27 1 Comment
NoviceVickery 22.45 12/29/2008 Underperform 1Y $20.56 +135.93% +221.38% +85.45 0 Comment
specktest004 < 20 12/29/2008 Underperform 3M $20.22 +139.89% +225.18% +85.29 1 Comment
jokester2222 46.61 2/19/2009 Underperform 1Y $17.56 +176.13% +256.71% +80.59 0 Comment
kaliblade 83.55 2/12/2009 Underperform 3W $18.60 +160.72% +241.28% +80.56 0 Comment
makinmobacon 95.58 2/10/2009 Underperform 3Y $19.52 +148.44% +224.94% +76.50 0 Comment
kingkoopaken 93.50 11/24/2008 Underperform 3M $18.00 +169.38% +244.15% +74.77 0 Comment
RussnRach 83.67 1/29/2009 Underperform 1Y $19.11 +153.81% +226.06% +72.25 0 Comment

Wall Street

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Player Name Player
Rating
Start
Date
Call Time
Frame
Start
Price
Stock
Gain
S&P
Gain
Score End Date Commentary
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TrackPivotalRese 78.50 5/20/2015 Outperform NS $43.24 +12.16% +29.25% -17.09 0 Comment
TrackFBRCapitalM 88.29 7/24/2014 Outperform NS $42.30 +14.67% +38.56% -23.89 0 Comment
TrackBernstein 89.72 5/22/2014 Outperform NS $40.51 +19.71% +45.63% -25.92 0 Comment
trackpacificcres 83.16 5/15/2014 Outperform NS $39.32 +23.34% +46.02% -22.69 0 Comment
TrackJPMorgan 87.15 2/26/2014 Outperform NS $37.46 +29.47% +48.83% -19.36 0 Comment
TrackCanaccord 71.82 1/7/2014 Outperform NS $39.49 +22.81% +50.47% -27.67 0 Comment
TrackDeutscheSec 87.46 10/18/2013 Outperform NS $39.69 +22.21% +58.46% -36.25 0 Comment
TrackRWBaird 90.71 9/4/2013 Outperform NS $43.26 +8.33% +25.23% -16.90 12/9/2014 @ $46.86 0 Comment
TrackJimCramer 85.44 7/30/2013 Outperform 3W $40.08 +21.00% +63.41% -42.42 0 Comment
TrackJimCramer 85.44 7/12/2013 Underperform 3W $50.41 +0.02% +0.64% +0.62 7/30/2013 @ $50.42 0 Comment
TrackRaymondJame 92.91 2/14/2013 Outperform NS $34.70 +39.77% +81.62% -41.85 0 Comment
TrackPiperJaff 87.47 2/1/2013 Outperform NS $34.43 +40.88% +82.87% -41.99 0 Comment
tracknomura 97.29 12/3/2012 Outperform NS $34.24 +41.66% +92.93% -51.26 0 Comment
TrackNationalSec < 20 11/15/2012 Outperform NS $32.48 +49.32% +102.60% -53.28 0 Comment
TrackZacks < 20 6/22/2012 Outperform 3M $43.46 +5.59% +2.93% +2.66 7/18/2012 @ $45.89 1 Comment
TrackStandpoint 36.46 5/21/2012 Underperform 5Y $40.34 +1.70% +3.36% +1.66 11/16/2012 @ $41.02 0 Comment
TrackCreditSuiss 90.78 5/11/2012 Outperform NS $40.35 +10.52% +1.32% +9.20 7/20/2012 @ $44.60 0 Comment
TrackRSElDorados 24.55 2/7/2012 Outperform 5Y $37.43 +14.25% -1.60% +15.86 6/12/2012 @ $42.76 0 Comment
TrackPoisedTo < 20 2/2/2012 Outperform 5Y $28.20 +72.00% +107.56% -35.56 0 Comment
TrackZacks < 20 1/20/2012 Underperform 3M $38.97 -2.69% +2.47% +5.17 2/7/2012 @ $37.92 1 Comment
trackmizuho < 20 1/5/2012 Outperform NS $28.75 +68.72% +116.91% -48.19 0 Comment
TrackOppenheimer 76.09 6/8/2011 Outperform NS $25.37 +91.16% +113.96% -22.80 0 Comment
TrackHudsonSquar 44.71 6/1/2011 Underperform NS $26.19 +85.20% +104.82% +19.62 0 Comment
TrackRWBaird 90.71 3/28/2011 Outperform NS $35.53 +7.27% +6.13% +1.14 3/29/2012 @ $38.11 0 Comment
TrackGoldmanSach 79.80 1/18/2011 Outperform 5Y $24.95 +94.38% +113.27% -18.89 1 Comment
TrackTobinSmith < 20 1/7/2011 Outperform 1Y $25.34 +91.41% +116.69% -25.28 0 Comment
TrackBerkowitz 86.09 12/31/2010 Outperform NS $24.91 +94.71% +120.03% -25.32 0 Comment
TrackHilliard 93.89 10/26/2010 Outperform NS $22.56 +114.97% +133.28% -18.30 0 Comment
TrackArgus 86.64 10/12/2010 Outperform NS $22.59 +114.71% +136.95% -22.24 0 Comment
TrackDodgeCox 92.72 9/30/2010 Outperform NS $22.36 +116.95% +144.91% -27.97 0 Comment
TrackZacks < 20 9/1/2010 Underperform 3M $30.26 -0.20% +2.24% +2.44 9/3/2010 @ $30.20 1 Comment
TrackZacks < 20 7/23/2010 Underperform 3M $28.02 +4.82% -2.61% -7.43 8/20/2010 @ $29.37 1 Comment
TrackVanDenBerg 97.79 6/30/2010 Outperform NS $26.43 +40.37% +31.47% +8.90 5/12/2011 @ $37.10 0 Comment
TrackMHawkins 94.21 6/30/2010 Outperform NS $18.88 +156.90% +170.92% -14.02 0 Comment
TrackGoldmanSach 79.80 4/13/2010 Outperform 5Y $30.00 -3.67% +1.39% -5.05 4/23/2010 @ $28.90 2 Comments
TrackStandpoint 36.46 3/19/2010 Outperform NS $29.79 -5.57% -11.19% +5.61 7/1/2010 @ $28.13 0 Comment
TrackJefferies 83.46 3/4/2010 Outperform NS $19.36 +150.51% +145.00% +5.51 0 Comment
TrackWayneRogers 67.28 2/5/2010 Outperform 3M $19.08 +154.26% +158.30% -4.04 0 Comment
TrackGaryBSmith 90.29 11/6/2009 Outperform 3W $19.34 +150.77% +151.44% -0.67 0 Comment
TrackWellsFargo 85.96 10/27/2009 Outperform NS $18.97 +155.70% +157.40% -1.71 0 Comment
TrackCreditSuiss 90.78 10/24/2009 Outperform NS $28.67 +1.09% -1.24% +2.33 2/4/2010 @ $28.98 0 Comment
TrackPaliResearc 39.20 6/18/2009 Outperform NS $19.03 +154.83% +203.66% -48.83 0 Comment
TrackBarclaysCap 90.88 4/29/2009 Outperform NS $19.81 +144.80% +218.42% -73.63 0 Comment
TrackAurigaUSA 68.58 4/24/2009 Outperform NS $19.74 +145.66% +223.75% -78.09 0 Comment
TrackRBCCapMkts 88.77 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 $19.27 +151.74% +221.27% -69.53 0 Comment
TrackBernstein 89.72 1/5/2009 Underperform NS $31.30 -8.30% +15.58% +23.88 2/9/2010 @ $28.70 0 Comment
TrackFBRCapitalM 88.29 12/10/2008 Outperform NS $31.30 -4.18% +21.10% -25.28 1/27/2010 @ $29.99 0 Comment
TrackRichAster 98.91 6/17/2008 Outperform 1Y $21.78 +122.70% +108.66% +14.04 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 95.60 12/31/2007 Outperform NS $25.50 +90.17% +96.38% -6.21 1 Comment
TrackBRogers 98.20 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $25.60 +89.42% +89.18% +0.24 1 Comment
TrackBrandes < 20 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $25.60 +89.42% +89.18% +0.24 2 Comments
TrackHillman 97.83 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $25.60 +89.42% +89.18% +0.24 7 Comments
TrackSnow 76.63 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $25.60 +89.42% +89.18% +0.24 3 Comments
TrackRichPzena 82.91 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $42.74 -14.95% -10.37% -4.57 6/17/2008 @ $36.35 1 Comment
TrackSoros 87.46 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $25.60 +89.42% +89.18% +0.24 3 Comments
TrackDreman 30.43 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $25.60 +89.42% +89.18% +0.24 2 Comments
TrackDodgeCox 92.72 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $35.85 -26.27% -33.35% +7.08 6/30/2010 @ $26.43 2 Comments
TrackNWQ < 20 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $25.60 +89.42% +89.18% +0.24 3 Comments
TrackUBS 92.13 7/31/2007 Outperform NS $40.55 -9.88% -8.39% -1.49 6/16/2008 @ $36.54 0 Comment
TrackBearStearns < 20 6/14/2007 Outperform NS $32.86 +14.57% -9.69% +24.26 4/17/2012 @ $37.65 0 Comment
TrackDavenport 82.67 6/8/2007 Outperform NS $24.34 +99.27% +94.82% +4.45 0 Comment
TrackMichaelBrus 89.81 5/30/2007 Outperform 1Y $25.10 +93.27% +91.49% +1.78 0 Comment
TrackCitigroup 92.90 5/18/2007 Outperform NS $28.97 +70.29% +36.57% +33.72 11/25/2014 @ $49.34 0 Comment
Track2007Wired40 99.54 3/27/2007 Outperform 1Y $21.35 +127.13% +103.88% +23.26 0 Comment
TrackAGEdwards < 20 11/29/2006 Outperform NS $28.36 +24.63% +10.41% +14.22 6/1/2007 @ $35.35 0 Comment
TrackCreditSuiss 90.78 11/21/2006 Outperform NS $33.59 +3.40% -4.63% +8.03 2/20/2008 @ $34.73 0 Comment
TrackJimCramer 85.44 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 30.44 10/9/2006 Outperform NS $20.40 +137.79% +116.84% +20.96 0 Comment
TrackCitigroup 92.90 10/9/2006 Underperform NS $35.62 +19.33% +12.74% -6.59 5/18/2007 @ $42.50 0 Comment
TrackBofASec 92.24 9/28/2006 Outperform NS $20.84 +132.75% +118.47% +14.28 0 Comment
TrackUBS 92.13 9/28/2006 Outperform NS $36.78 +1.28% +3.20% -1.92 11/1/2006 @ $37.25 0 Comment
TrackDeutscheSec 87.46 8/10/2006 Outperform NS $27.19 +30.51% +1.55% +28.96 1/12/2011 @ $35.49 0 Comment
Track2006Wired40 99.87 6/27/2006 Outperform 1Y $18.38 +163.89% +137.10% +26.79 0 Comment
TrackJimCramer 85.44 6/23/2006 Underperform 3W $32.83 +12.31% +10.87% -1.44 11/7/2006 @ $36.87 0 Comment
TrackJimCramer 85.44 6/2/2006 Outperform 3W $31.94 +2.79% -3.39% +6.18 6/23/2006 @ $32.83 0 Comment

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