Verizon Communications (VZ) - Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) shares rises 0.41% in pre-market trade

Fiduciary Financial Services Of The Southwest Inc sold 6,641 shares as Verizon Communications Inc (VZ)'s stock declined 7.66%. Moreover, Profund Advsr Ltd Liability Company has 0.24% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. The stock increased 1.66% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $49.09. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.80, for a total transaction of $346,956.60.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) received a Buy rating from 1 analysts. It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500. The hedge fund run by Noah Levy held 3.29M shares of the miscellaneous company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $51.36 million, down from 3.35 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock increased 4.65% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $16.64. About 383,300 shares traded. bluebird bio, Inc. HRG Group, Inc. (NYSE:HRG) has risen 28.87% since February 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 95.64% the S&P500. It also upped Exco Res Inc stake by 320,047 shares and now owns 847,481 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. Lafayette Inc stated it has 7,408 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings. Vontobel Asset Mgmt reported 1.22% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 282,894,542 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock worth $12,634,070,000 after purchasing an additional 5,837,702 shares during the period.

In other news, SVP Anthony T. Skiadas sold 6,967 shares of Verizon Communications stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 13th. Regents Of The University Of California invested in 17,735 shares or 1.83% of the stock. Schnieders Cap Management Limited Liability Company holds 87,948 shares or 1.9% of its portfolio. FMR LLC now owns 61,833,096 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock worth $2,761,466,000 after purchasing an additional 8,077,275 shares during the period. Verizon Communications's quarterly revenue was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter previous year. (NYSE:VZ). Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands, a Netherlands-based fund reported 161,600 shares. Verizon Communications makes up 0.8% of Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL's investment portfolio, making the stock its 19th biggest holding. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.86 earnings per share. sell-side analysts forecast that Verizon Communications Inc. will post 4.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Therefore 25% are positive. The company was downgraded on Monday, January 23 by Wells Fargo.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) gross margin percentage stands at 59.1% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 23.1 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 12.6 Percent. (NYSE:VZ) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, April 21 by Argus Research. (NYSE:VZ) by some 145,410,021 shares, 949 decreased positions by 111,016,710 and 156 held positions by 2,375,519,744. (NYSE:VZ) for 84,646 shares. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Moffett Nathanson on Tuesday, January 16. DA Davidson initiated Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 3 by Citigroup. (NYSE:VZ) has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, October 21 by FBR Capital.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $406,645 activity. Bluebird Bio Inc now has $11.65B valuation. Brege Laura had sold 25,000 shares worth $751,543.

Analysts await McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) to report earnings on April, 24. The company has market cap of $1.96 billion. The cell phone carrier reported $0.86 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.88 by ($0.02). Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $50.0 target. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 2 analyst (s) whereas last month 2 analyst (s) have given outperform rating. On Wednesday, December 6 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with "Hold". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 24 with "Hold". The stock has "Hold" rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, January 9. Azimuth Management Limited Liability has invested 1.01% in Verizon Communications Inc. Argus Research maintained it with "Buy" rating and $175 target in Thursday, July 27 report. Investors of record on Friday, October 7th will be issued a $0.0125 dividend. Morgan Stanley has "Equal-Weight" rating and $105 target. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, July 26 by RBC Capital Markets. (NYSE:VZ) or 11,974 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.11, from 0.8 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 35 investors sold BLUE shares while 42 reduced holdings. 94 funds opened positions while 456 raised stakes. The return on assets stands at 6.4%, Return on Equity now is 65% and the Return on Investment value is 15.1%. Covington Inv holds 1.07% or 57,405 shares. Harvest holds 4,458 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Destination Wealth Mngmt stated it has 101,173 shares or 0.29% of all its holdings. The Germany-based Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has invested 0.89% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). The original version of this article can be read at Alliancebernstein LP reported 5.99M shares. Financial Bank Of Ny Mellon accumulated 0.01% or 245,563 shares. Crawford Investment Counsel reported 21,777 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings.

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