Verizon Communications' (NYSE:VZ) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC

Verizon is gearing up to launch an online TV streaming service later this year.

"As a media outlet recently declared, an employee of one of our vendors put information into a cloud storage area and incorrectly set the storage to allow external access", a Verizon spokesperson told CNBC on Wednesday. Jag Mngmt Limited Company holds 48,585 shares. (NYSE:VZ) customers, leaking names, addresses and personal identification numbers, or PINs. TheStreet lowered Verizon Communications from a "b-" rating to a "c" rating in a research report on Thursday, April 27th.

Analysts expect Meta Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:VZ) were released by: and their article: "Better Buy: Verizon Communications Inc. vs. Philip Morris" published on June 22, 2017 as well as's news article titled: "5 Things You Didn't Know About Verizon Communications Inc." with publication date: July 06, 2017. Zacks downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Monday, September 7 report. Macquarie reaffirmed a "neutral" rating and set a $49.00 price objective (down from $50.00) on shares of Verizon Communications in a report on Sunday, April 23rd. Twenty-six Brokerage firms have recommended the share with a hold recommendation, five have issued a buy recommendation and 1 has released a strong buy recommendation to the share. the share has a average recommendation of "Hold" and an consensus price target of $53.72. (NYSE:VZ), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 17 Hold. Their average price target spell out an upbeat performance - a 15% and would give VZ a market capitalization of almost $209.12B. (VZ) traded up 0.62% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $43.49. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) received interesting focus from Active Investors and it has been trading on front line as comparing to it past average volume.

Corda Investment Management Llc increased Verizon Communications Com (VZ) stake by 41.79% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The company's 50-day moving average price is $45.84 and its 200 day moving average price is $48.85. The company has a market capitalization of $177.41 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.55 and a beta of 0.54.

In the last reported quarter, Verizon Communications Inc reported its Actual EPS (earnings per share) of $0.95/share where most of the analysts working on this stock were estimating the EPS to be $0.96/share. The cell phone carrier posted $0.95 Earnings per share for the period, falling below Zacks' average forecast of $0.98 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $29.81 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $30.41 billion. Verizon Communications had a net margin of 9.92% and a return on equity of 66.99%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 7.3% on a year-over-year basis. Proficio Capital Partners has an ownership of 3,158 stocks of the cell phone carrier's shares valued $142,000 after scooping up an extra 1,841 stocks in the previous period.

A security researcher says a lapse has exposed data from millions of Verizon Communications Inc. Investors of record on Monday, July 10th will be given a dividend of $0.5775 per share. This represents a $2.31 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.34%. "(VZ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 06, 2017" published on July 05, 2017, published: "The Problem With Verizon-Disney" on July 12, 2017. Verizon Communications's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 77.00%.

Beech Hill Advisors Inc. raised its stake in Verizon Communications Inc. Citigroup maintained the shares of VZ in report on Monday, March 14 with "Neutral" rating. If you are reading this news story on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States and global copyright laws. WALDEN MARNI M sold $1.61 million worth of stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.08, for a total value of $753,960.96. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 8,429 shares in the company, valued at $379,305. Also, EVP Craig L. Silliman sold 610 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, April 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.00, for a total value of $27,450.00. During the trading on 07/12/2017, Company's stock ranged from $43.380 to $43.000. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 11,797 shares in the company, valued at approximately $543,605.76.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of VZ. Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Co Ltd. now owns 241,276 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock worth $12,879,000 after buying an additional 836 shares during the period. FMR LLC boosted its stake in Verizon Communications by 17.9% in the fourth quarter. Norges Bank bought a new stake in Verizon Communications during the fourth quarter worth approximately $1,712,958,000. Radnor Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Verizon Communications during the fourth quarter valued at $3,667,000. Finally, Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Co Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Verizon Communications by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 18,125,956 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock worth $883,641,000 after buying an additional 1,167,752 shares during the last quarter. Insiders own 0.13% of the company's stock. CenturyLink Inc., already facing a $12 billion lawsuit alleging that consumers were saddled with costly unwanted services, now must deal with a complaint by Minnesota, the first state to sue the telecommunications company over its billing practices since the class action was filed. The Company's divisions include Wireless and Wireline.

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