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A leading communications provider, Verizon offers wireless service and telecom for home and business.
in a near free-fall
price wars will diminish cash flow for high dividend making VZ less attractive to institutional & fixed income investors
Average cost $46.77
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Bought shares of VZ today.
VZ is just a solid, well-run company. No, they aren't likely to grow much, but they have been making good choices for many years and have the best cellular network in the country, all under their ownership and control now. Beyond that, they understand wireless, and where it is going with respect to cable. There is room for growth here without sacrificing returns. Solid dividend stock that isn't going downhill any time soon!
Hiking interest rates, and making a stronger dollar, makes the safe dividends worth even more. T too
Got my stock from Vodafone. High Yield Div (4% plus) and market dominance means I am happy to stay.
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Trying something new: picking companies with high customer satisfaction rankings as recorded by various polls/reports.
Market leading position in US mobile telephony. Digesting 45% of Verizon Wireless not already owned.Paying down debt and focusing on rolling out increased 4G Coverage, means that over the next 2 to 3 years it will throw of prodigious quantities of cash as it pays down the debt.
reasonable growth in eps in flat economy
Beginning start price $51.08
Div. (Yield) $2.12 (4.2%)Current Yield . . . . . . 4.6%
Berkshire likes it. Mega likes it. I like it.
leading company in the leading sector of the economy right now
Buffet and dividends
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