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10/21/14Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon misses Street 3Q forecasts (Jutia Group)

[AP] - Verizon Communications Inc. on Tuesday reported higher net income and revenue in its third quarter, helped by strong wireless subscriber growth and demand for its FiOS Internet services. The New York-based ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued at $200.63B, ended session yesterday at $48.48.   [...]

10/21/14Verizon’s Q3 Slightly Light, But Close Enough (Telecom Ramblings)

Earnings season got rolling this week as Verizon posted its Q3 earnings this morning.  As usual for such a massive, carefully watched company, there wasn't anything truly surprising in the numbers.  They came in a bit shy of estimates, but close enough to the mark so as to be ok and not panic anyone. Revenues were $31.59B, [...]

10/20/14Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Wireless Named Tops In Overall Ne... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm, today released its sixth Omaha RootScore ® Report and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $200.38B, started the session at $48.05.   [...]

10/17/14Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Will Verizon (VZ) Surprise Earnings Esti... (Jutia Group)

[Zacks] - Verizon Communication Inc. (VZ), is set to release its third-quarter 2014 results before the opening bell on Sep 21, 2014. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $199.26B, opened at $47.80.   Looking at today's trading action, the company's one day range [...]

10/16/14Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – "XLTE" Expansion Boosts Capacity to the V... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - HATTIESBURG-LAUREL, Miss., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has expanded its newest technology – known as XLTE – in more markets including Laurel to boost 4G LTE network capacity and enhance ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current market cap of $197.15B, opened this [...]

10/15/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon, T-Mobile Gain Wireless Market Sha... (Jutia Group)

[at Investor's Business Daily] - Among the four biggest U.S. wireless carriers, Verizon (VZ) and T-Mobile gained market share in the third quarter, while AT&T and Sprint lost ground, Cowen and Co. reported Tuesday. Counting both prepaid ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current market cap of $198.64B, [...]

10/14/14Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Provides $70,000 Grant to Ohio Domestic Violence Network to Supp... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - CINCINNATI, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NFL wide receiver A.J. Green today joined Verizon representatives to present a $70,000 grant to the Ohio Domestic Violence Network. The donation will assist the organization in enhancing services offered to engage men across Ohio to end domestic violence. "The donation from Verizon and HopeLine [...]

9/26/14Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Grants to Help 48 New England Do... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Forty-eight New England nonprofits received a boost for their domestic violence prevention efforts from the Verizon Foundation and Verizon Wireless’ HopeLine program on Thursday, Sept. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued at $205.52B, opened at $49.52.   Looking at the stock, its one [...]

9/25/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Mulls Potential Divestment of Towe... (Jutia Group)

[Zacks] - Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) is planning to divest its cell towers. The transaction could fetch Verizon around $6 billion. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current market cap of $205.64B, opened this morning at $50.10.   Looking at today's trading action, the company's one [...]

9/23/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon hires TAP Advisors to plan sale of assets (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Verizon Communications Inc has hired investment bank TAP Advisors LLC to plan a sale of its network's assets including its cell towers, according to a source familiar with the matter. Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo told Reuters on Sept. 17 that Verizon is open to divesting its network's assets. Verizon was inspired [...]

9/22/14Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Means Business: Upgrades FiOS Small-Business Customers’ Uploa... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The livelihood of many businesses depends on a fast, reliable Internet connection to perform myriad tasks ranging from sharing with prospective homebuyers an HD-quality video of a home for sale to emailing large files quickly to meet customers' deadlines. Starting today (Sept. 22), existing [...]

9/18/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon CEO Calls For Focus on Domestic Vi... (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Chief Executive Officer Lowell McAdam said that questions surrounding the National Football League’s handling of domestic violence ignore the “culture of denial” about ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current market cap of $205.75B, started trading this morning at $49.48. [...]

9/17/14Company Update: AT&T Inc (NYSE:T) – Verizon’s Interest in Tower Sale Sparked by $5 Billion AT... (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo said the $4.83 billion payout AT&T Inc. (T) got for selling its wireless towers opened the company’s eyes to the potential benefits of a similar transaction. The option to sell network towers has become more favorable over the past year, and Verizon [...]

9/17/14Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon’s CFO says company open to dive... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Verizon Communications Inc is open to divesting its network's assets including its cell towers, the company's chief financial officer told investors at a conference in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Fran Shammo said the company was inspired by rival AT&T's $4.85 billion sale of some of its towers to tower operator Crown Castle [...]

9/16/14Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Investing $13.8M in New Solar Pro... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building upon the successful launch of its on-site green energy program in 2013, Verizon this year is investing more than $13 million to expand the program at three company locations across New Jersey. This year, Verizon will install 3.5 megawatts of new solar power [...]

9/12/14Market Update (NYSE:VZ): ‘Connected Vehicles’ Seen As Growth Area For Telecoms (Jutia Group)

[Benzinga] - Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ ) this week unveiled an automobile-sharing system that enables customers to use smartphones to rent a car without interacting with an on-site attendant. The app-based ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $200.63B, started trading this morning at $49.00.   [...]

9/11/14Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon CEO says open to potential deals... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Verizon Communications Inc Chief Executive Lowell McAdam said on Thursday that the telecoms company would be open to selling some of its towers if the price was right. "Those deals are coming to us a little more now, and if an opportunity presented itself to increase shareholder value" Verizon would be interested [...]

9/10/14Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Chairman and CEO to Speak at Gol... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowell McAdam, chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ; LSE: VZC), will speak at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $201.35B, opened this morning at [...]

9/9/14Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Offers IPhone 6 Free With Trade-In, Two-Year Contract (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) is offering an iPhone 6 for free for customers who trade in older models and sign up for a new two-year contract. The offer comes in the form of a $200 gift card that can be applied to the regular $199.99 price for the basic 16-gigabyte version [...]

9/4/14Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Communications Raises Quarterly Dividend 3.8 Percent to 55 Cents... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today declared a quarterly dividend of 55 cents per outstanding share, an increase of 2 ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $205.73B, began trading [...]

9/3/14Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon to pay $7.4 mln over failure to n... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Verizon Communications Inc will pay $7.4 million to settle a U.S. The Federal Communications Commission said its investigation found that starting in 2006, some 2 million new Verizon phone customers did not receive proper privacy notices in their first bill. The notices would have told consumers how to opt out of having [...]

9/2/14Company Update (NYSE:VZ): J.D. Power’s 2014 Wireless Network Quality Study Ranks Verizon Wirele... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - HILLIARD, Ohio, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless today announced it has been ranked highest among wireless carriers in the North Central Region, which includes Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued at $206.35B, started trading this morning at $49.82. [...]

8/29/14Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Communications Inc. to Redeem 1.2... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. today announced that it will redeem the entire outstanding principal amount of its $750 million 1.25% Notes, due November 3, 2014 (CUSIP 92343V BB9) (the "Notes"). The redemption date for the Notes will be September 29, 2014 (the "Redemption Date"). The [...]

8/26/14Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – UPDATE: Morgan Stanley Reiterates On Ver... (Jutia Group)

[Benzinga] - In a report published Tuesday, Morgan Stanley analyst Simon Flannery reiterated an Overweight rating on Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ ), but removed the $54.00 price target. In the report, Morgan Stanley ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $203.53B, started the session at $49.21. [...]

8/26/14Market Update: Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) – UPDATE: Morgan Stanley Reiterates On Verizon Communic... (Jutia Group)

[Benzinga] - In a report published Tuesday, Morgan Stanley analyst Simon Flannery reiterated an Overweight rating on Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ ), but removed the $54.00 price target. In the report, Morgan Stanley ... Read more on this. Morgan Stanley (MS), valued at $67.46B, started the session at $34.17.   [...]

8/25/14Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – [video] Why Verizon Is Ramping Up Solar ... (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - Aug. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Verizon Chief Sustainability Officer James Gowen discusses the company’s move to solar power. He spaks on “In The Loop.” (Source: Bloomberg) Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $203.28B, started the session at $48.68.   Looking at [...]

8/25/14Verizon Looks to the Sun (Telecom Ramblings)

Seems like direct investments in solar energy are gaining traction with telecom and internet infrastructure of late. Today, Verizon announced plans to nearly double its on-site solar power generation to more than 25 megawatts. They will be investing another $40M in an existing project, with which some 10.2 megawatts of solar power systems at eight network [...]

8/21/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – "XLTE" Expansion Boosts Capacity to the Ve... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has expanded its newest technology – known as XLTE – in more Georgia markets including Albany, Gainesville, Valdosta and Rome to boost 4G LTE network capacity and enhance high-speed services for customers. Today, more than 350 of Verizon's 4G LTE 500-plus markets [...]

8/20/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Plans to Sell $13.3 Billion of Bon... (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) plans to issue as much as $13.3 billion of new notes as part of a debt exchange offer to lower borrowing costs. Verizon is seeking to take advantage of yields that are near record lows by replacing existing notes. The company issued a record $49 billion in [...]

8/19/14Stock Update (NYSE:T): [video] Sprint Doubles Data in Attempt to Lure in AT&T, Verizon Customers (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Sprint is introducing new shared data plans that double the high-speed data at a lower price than AT&T and Verizon Wireless. Read more on this. AT&T, Inc. (T), valued at $179.02B, opened this morning at $34.69.   Today’s price range has been between $34.33 and $34.69 per [...]

8/19/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Wireless Again Named Tops In Overa... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RootMetrics today released its second U.S. State RootScore ® Reports and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance in Georgia. ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $201.54B, ended trading yesterday at $48.78. [...]

8/13/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Looks At REIT Conversion, Options Open (Jutia Group)

[at Investor's Business Daily] - Verizon Communications says, "Everything is on the table" in regard to a possible spinoff of its rural wireline phone network as a REIT, a move taken recently by Windstream Communications. But ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $202.78B, opened this morning at $49.00. [...]

8/11/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Says 811 Day Is a Good Reminder to Call Before You Dig (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - Today is Aug. 11, known as 8-11 Day, which is a reminder of the importance of calling 811 -- the nationwide call-before-you-dig number -- to have underground utility lines marked prior to any digging project. The Federal Communications Commission established the 811 number in 2005 to provide an easy and free [...]

8/11/14Wheeler Challenges Verizon on Network Optimization (Telecom Ramblings)

In a move that seems to have caught everyone by surprise, the FCC's Tom Wheeler has taken aim at Verizon Wireless's network optimization plans for LTE. It's a bit puzzling, as network neutrality itself is still in regulatory and legal limbo in the USA. And even if it wasn't, the wireless has generally been pretty [...]

8/8/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Wireless Awards $25,000 Grant to F... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - CINCINNATI, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless presented a $25,000 HopeLine grant to support the introduction of intensive counseling services for the city's victims of domestic violence at ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current market cap of $201.25B, began trading this morning at [...]

8/7/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): ECB sticks with Verizon in wake of U.S.-German spying clash (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - The European Central Bank (ECB) has no plans to end its business relations with U.S. telecoms firm Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N), ECB President Mario Draghi said in response to a query from a member of the European parliament on Thursday. The German government said in June it had cancelled a contract with [...]

8/6/14Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Announces Early Tender Results of Exchange Offer... (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - NEW YORK - Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ; LSE: VZC) today announced the early tender results of its previously announced eleven separate private offers to exchange ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $204.26B, ended trading at $49.66.   Looking at [...]

8/5/14Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Announces Pricing Terms of Excha... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ; LSE: VZC) today announced the pricing terms of its previously announced eleven separate private ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $205.95B, opened this morning at $50.15.   Looking [...]

8/4/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Third Annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge, Designed to Spark Students... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verizon Innovative App Challenge, now in its third year, is once again calling on middle school and high school students to gather their teams, dream up ideas, and create concepts for mobile apps that could solve problems in their schools and communities. [...]

8/1/14Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) | Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Helps Patients Monitor Ch... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Select patients managing chronic disease will soon have new technologies at their fingertips to monitor their condition thanks to the support of Verizon to the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation, part of KentuckyOne Health. Funding from the Verizon Foundation as well as in-kind donation of [...]

7/31/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): More Toledo, Ohio, Residents Can Experience 4G LTE With Verizon Wireless ... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - TOLEDO, Ohio, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Verizon Wireless , operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network . WHAT: Verizon Wireless has enhanced (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE) network coverage ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $210.81B, opened at $51.26.   [...]

7/29/14Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Why Verizon (VZ) Stock Hit a One-Year High Today (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Verizon (VZ) rose to a 52-week high on Tuesday as it received a boost from Windstream's (WIN) announcement that it would spin off its assets into a publicly traded REIT. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued at $217.57B, began trading this morning at $53.19.   [...]

7/25/14Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Buffett Likes Verizon’s 4.2% Yield And ... (Jutia Group)

[at Seeking Alpha] - When Verizon Wireless (NYSE: VZ ) announced its revamped pricing structure in 2012, I thought it would serve to sap its growth momentum and cause AT&T (NYSE: T ) and Sprint (NYSE: S ) to pick market share ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued [...]

7/25/14Should I invest in AT&T and Verizon for high dividend income? (Dividend Growth Investor)

Most readers are probably aware that it has been getting more difficult to find decent values in the current environment. When I ran my screens for valuation, I stumbled upon AT&T (T) and Verizon (VZ), which are telecom behemoths in the US. AT&T (T) has increased dividends for 30 years in a row. In the past decade, it has managed to increase dividends by 4.90%/year. Between 1984 and... To read the whole article, please click on the article title above.

7/24/14Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon’s More Everything Users Gettin... (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) is dropping the $5 monthly fee to stream National Football League games for subscribers on its shared-data plans, as wireless companies maneuver to attract and keep big-spending customers. Verizon’s exclusive NFL Mobile service offers live streaming games on Monday, Thursday and Sunday nights and now also includes [...]

7/23/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon: A Golden Dividend Opportunity Is ... (Jutia Group)

[at Seeking Alpha] - Overview Verizon (NYSE: VZ ) just reported stellar quarterly results. The company appears well positioned to provide dividend investors with an opportunity for both capital appreciation and income production. ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current market cap of $211.12B, started the session at [...]

7/22/14Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent (Jutia Group)

[AP] - Verizon reported Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after it secured full ownership of Verizon Wireless. Profit jumped to $4.32 billion from $2.25 billion, or 78 cents per share. Net ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $209.96B, opened at $50.80.   [...]

7/21/14Verizon Boosts FTTH Upload Speeds, Shifts Peering Debate? (Telecom Ramblings)

This morning, the news is that Verizon is boosting FIOS upload speeds to match download speeds.  The media is initially talking about how this is about Verizon taking on the cable giants since cable's technology infrastructure can't match such a thing.  But I think part of the it could be another side effect of the [...]

7/21/14Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Comments on Strong 2Q Results at Conference (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - NEW YORK- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) delivered continued customer growth in the recently concluded quarter, according to comments made today by Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam at the ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $210.16B, started trading this morning at $50.62.   [...]

7/18/14Level 3 Calls Out Verizon Directly on Peering Upgrades (Telecom Ramblings)

At least one piece of the simmering interconnection dispute over Netflix data bottlenecks has been getting clearer lately. Following Netflix's 'crowded network' warning message to subscribers in June, last week Verizon put out a piece demonstrating that its last mile wasn't congested at all. And yesterday, Level 3 turned that around in a blog post, [...]


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