VZ stock: buy or sell

VZ stock price: $57.38 0.60% At close on Jan 15th, 2021

Updated on:
Jan 18th, 2021


VZ stock brief

  • Verizon Communications stock barely changed 0.60% to close at $57.38 on the stock market last Friday, and broke a streak of 6 sessions in red.
  • Verizon Communications Inc. offers communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental entities worldwide.

Should I buy Verizon Communications stock?

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Is $VZ stock a buy?

In the current situation of Verizon Communications there is not any eligible buy setup. This doesn't mean we expect a selloff for $VZ in coming sessions, or that it may not climb higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell Verizon Communications stock?

When is it time to sell Verizon Communications?. Trading strategies let us to avoid impulsive decisions based on our emotions or the buzz that surrounds the market. We like very simple strategies to guide us on when is a good time to sell a stock. Be aware that these strategies should not be used for shorting Verizon Communications stock

A golden rule is that you should not mantain a trade that results in losses greater than those expected upon purchase. The timing to sell shares always has to be determined by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Verizon Communications stock?

In the current situation of Verizon Communications there is not any eligible sell setup, so Verizon Communications stock holders with operations in profit can keep their positions

Verizon Communications ratings

We don't have any rating published in the previous 30 days for Verizon Communications

Verizon Communications stock analysis

SMAs overview

VZ stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistance levels are:

  • R1: $57.42 (0.07% above)
  • R2: $57.80 (0.73% above)
  • R3: $58.15 (1.34% above)
  • The current supports are:

  • S1: $57.23 (-0.26% below)
  • S2: $57.03 (-0.61% below)
  • S3: $56.37 (-1.76% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    The evolution of the Bollinger Bands on the chart reveals that they are relatively close to each other (4.77%), which clearly indicates that price volatility is low. Reduced volatility is often the antecedent to a sudden movement (up or down), so we must be alert and manage our buy or sell orders accordingly

    VZ stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    When the moves for so long below 70 and above 30, without showing moments of overbought and oversold, the indicator becomes of little use, and we find ourselves in one of these cases.

    VZ stock RSI chart

    Verizon Communications stock price history

    Verizon Communications IPO was on Nov 21st, 1983 at $1.31 per share1. Since then, VZ stock surged by 4,280.15%, with an average of 115.68% per year. If you had invested thousand dollars in Verizon Communications stock at that time, it would worth $43,801.53 today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    VZ stock price history chart

    Price target for Verizon Communications stock

    Nobody can predict how much a share will be priced in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts.

    Along with buy or sell recommendations, brokerage institutions publish their price target based on the stock price action and the company fundamental data. Most of these estimates follow the publication of new fundamental information by the company, and many times. Again, these estimates are not direct recommendations for individual investors and must not be followed blindly.

    In the previous 30 days we couldn't find any price target posted for Verizon Communications stock.

    Earnings and financials

    Verizon Communications Inc. ($VZ) reported quarterly earnings of $1.25 per share last October, matching the Wall St consensus estimate of $1.22 per share. The company reported revenue for this quarter was $31.5 billion aligned with the market estimates as well.

    For comparison, the EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.25, so current EPS is 0.00%. Turnover only moved on an annualized basis in the , from $328.9B to $315.4B last quarter.

    VZ ($VZ) presents earnings report on Thursday next week. Wall Street forecasts of $1.17, compared to previous quarter that made $1.25.

    Verizon Communications competitors

    Verizon Communications belongs to the Telecom Services industry, where it has industry peers.

    The following are some of Verizon Communications most relevant competitors:

    Verizon Communications competitors
    CompanyMarket capRatingBullish ratings1
    Verizon Communications ($VZ) $236.5B
    Apple ($AAPL) $2.3T Strong buy 4
    Google ($GOOGL) $1.2T Buy 2
    AT&T ($T) $203.9B Neutral 0
    T-Mobile ($TMUS) $167.6B Buy 2
    Vodafone (VOD) $46.5B Strong buy 1
    United States Cellular (USM) $2.7B Buy 1
    Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) $2.2B Neutral 0
    Telephone and Data Systems (TDS) $2.0B Buy 1
    Spok (SPOK) $221.1M Neutral 0

    1 In the last 30 days.

    Verizon Communications performance

    To better understand Verizon Communications performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry.. For Verizon Communications, the benchmark is made against Apple, Google, AT&T, T-Mobile, Vodafone, United States Cellular, Shenandoah Telecommunications, Telephone and Data Systems and Spok.

    VZ performance compared
    Verizon Communications ($VZ) -3.70% -0.10% 4.10%
    Apple ($AAPL) -0.20% 5.00% 32.30%
    Google ($GOOGL) -2.30% 10.60% 14.00%
    AT&T ($T) -2.80% 8.00% 0.20%
    T-Mobile ($TMUS) -2.60% 9.90% 20.80%
    Vodafone (VOD) 1.10% 26.90% 9.00%
    United States Cellular (USM) 3.80% 8.60% 1.70%
    Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) -5.60% -4.60% -12.40%
    Telephone and Data Systems (TDS) 5.60% 12.40% 1.70%
    Spok (SPOK) 13.40% 27.10% 24.50%

    Important note:
    The opinions contained in this article are personal and should not be followed as recommendations for you to buy or sell shares. The author of this document does not have any knowledge of the specific positions of the reader, his or her own financial statements or what is in his or her best interest at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Comments are provided for educative purposes only

    VZ summary

    Friday, January 15th, 2021
    Day range$56.71 - $57.5
    Previous close$57.04
    Session gain0.60%
    Average true range$0.86
    50d mov avg$59.16
    100d mov avg$58.58
    200d mov avg$56.74
    Earnings dateJanuary 28th, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Verizon Communications stock symbol?

    Verizon Communications Inc. is a public company trading in the US stock market with the VZ symbol

    Is Verizon Communications stock a buy or sell?

    Verizon Communications had no ratings in the last 4 weeks Read the article to get additional tips on trading VZ stock.

    Will VZ go up?

    There were no predictions published by analysts in the last 30 days for Verizon Communications.