Analyst Upgrades – Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) (NYSE:VZ) Stock Gets Upgraded By HSBC from Hold to Buy

Analyst Ratings For Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) (NYSE:VZ)

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Today, Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) (NYSE:VZ) stock received an upgrade by HSBC from Hold to Buy.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 3/28/2018-HSBC Upgrade from a “Hold ” rating to a ” Buy” rating.
  • 3/13/2018-Guggenheim initiated coverage with a Buy rating.
  • 2/28/2018-Moffett Nathanson Upgrade from a “Neutral ” rating to a ” Buy” rating.

Dividend information for Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) (NYSE:VZ)

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) (NYSE:VZ) pays an annual dividend of $2.36 with a yield of 4.99% and an average dividend growth of 2.80% based on a 3 Year Average..

Dividend History for Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) (NYSE:VZ)

  • On 3/6/2018 Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.59 4.82716301902229% with an ex dividend date of 4/9/2018 which will be payable on 5/1/2018.
  • On 12/7/2017 Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.59 4.62% with an ex dividend date of 1/9/2018 which will be payable on 2/1/2018.
  • On 9/7/2017 Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.59 5.12% with an ex dividend date of 10/6/2017 which will be payable on 11/1/2017.
  • On 6/1/2017 Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.58 4.97% with an ex dividend date of 7/6/2017 which will be payable on 8/1/2017.
  • On 3/3/2017 Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.58 4.62% with an ex dividend date of 4/6/2017 which will be payable on 5/1/2017.
  • On 12/1/2016 Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.58 4.64% with an ex dividend date of 1/6/2017 which will be payable on 2/1/2017.
  • On 9/1/2016 Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.01 4.37% with an ex dividend date of 10/5/2016 which will be payable on 11/1/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) (NYSE:VZ)
Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) (NYSE:VZ) has insider ownership of 0.09% and institutional ownership of 64.00%.

  • On 2/13/2018 Anthony T Skiadas, SVP, sold 6,967 with an average share price of $49.80 per share and the total transaction amounting to $346,956.60.
  • On 11/27/2017 Craig L Silliman, EVP, sold 610 with an average share price of $47.41 per share and the total transaction amounting to $28,920.10.
  • On 10/27/2017 Craig L Silliman, EVP, sold 610 with an average share price of $48.62 per share and the total transaction amounting to $29,658.20.
  • On 9/27/2017 Craig L Silliman, EVP, sold 610 with an average share price of $49.23 per share and the total transaction amounting to $30,030.30.
  • On 8/28/2017 Craig L Silliman, EVP, sold 610 with an average share price of $48.65 per share and the total transaction amounting to $29,676.50.
  • On 7/28/2017 Craig L Silliman, EVP, sold 610 with an average share price of $47.74 per share and the total transaction amounting to $29,121.40.
  • On 6/27/2017 Craig L Silliman, EVP, sold 610 with an average share price of $45.00 per share and the total transaction amounting to $27,450.00.

Recent Trading Activity for Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) (NYSE:VZ)
Shares of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) closed the previous trading session at 48.31 up +1.00 2.11% with 2707534 shares trading hands.

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