Company profile

Hans Erik Vestberg
Incorporated in
Fiscal year end
Former names
Bell Atlantic Corp
IRS number

VZ stock data


Investment data

Data from SEC filings
Securities sold
Number of investors


27 Apr 20
15 Jul 20
31 Dec 20


Company financial data Financial data

Quarter (USD) Mar 20 Sep 19 Jun 19 Mar 19
Revenue 31.61B 32.89B 32.07B 32.13B
Net income 4.16B 5.19B 3.94B 5.03B
Diluted EPS 1 1.25 0.95 1.22
Net profit margin 13.15% 15.79% 12.30% 15.66%
Operating income 6.58B 8.18B 7.85B 7.71B
Net change in cash 4.03B 1.07B -1.59B 792M
Cash on hand 7.05B 3.02B 1.95B 3.54B
Cost of revenue
Annual (USD) Dec 18 Dec 17 Dec 16 Dec 15
Revenue 130.86B 126.03B 125.98B 131.62B
Net income 15.53B 30.1B 13.13B 17.88B
Diluted EPS 3.76 7.36 3.21 4.37
Net profit margin 11.87% 23.88% 10.42% 13.58%
Operating income 22.28B 27.43B 29.25B 30.62B
Net change in cash 666M -801M -1.59B
Cash on hand 2.75B 2.08B 2.88B 4.47B
Cost of revenue 30.92B 30.46B 30.24B

Financial data from company earnings reports

Date Owner Security Transaction Code 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
9 Jul 20 Matthew D. Ellis Phantom Stock (unitized) Common Stock Grant Aquire A No 15.35 99.972 1.53K 43,666.755
9 Jul 20 Ronan Dunne Phantom Stock (unitized) Common Stock Grant Aquire A No 15.35 107.489 1.65K 41,659.937
9 Jul 20 Kumara Guru Gowrappan Phantom Stock (unitized) Common Stock Grant Aquire A No 15.35 84.939 1.3K 17,272.717
9 Jul 20 Tami A. Erwin Phantom Stock (unitized) Common Stock Grant Aquire A No 15.35 84.939 1.3K 35,475.466
9 Jul 20 Christine M Pambianchi Phantom Stock (unitized) Common Stock Grant Aquire A No 15.35 66.898 1.03K 5,445.506
65.0% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 2395 2448 -2.2%
Opened positions 123 297 -58.6%
Closed positions 176 99 +77.8%
Increased positions 1172 1111 +5.5%
Reduced positions 939 833 +12.7%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 143.94B 170.8B -15.7%
Total shares 2.69B 2.75B -2.3%
Total puts 16.36M 19.49M -16.1%
Total calls 21M 21.73M -3.3%
Total put/call ratio 0.8 0.9 -13.2%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 338.52M $18.19B +3.1%
BLK BlackRock 311.69M $16.75B -1.7%
STT State Street 164.12M $8.82B -0.1%
Wellington Management 78.02M $4.19B -30.4%
BAC Bank of America 65.68M $3.53B +8.1%
Geode Capital Management 63.51M $3.41B +1.6%
Capital World Investors 54.54M $2.93B +6.2%
NTRS Northern Trust 52.66M $2.83B +1.7%
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 50.1M $2.69B +0.3%
BK Bank Of New York Mellon 41.32M $2.22B -2.3%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
Norges Bank 0 -45.2M EXIT
Wellington Management 78.02M -34.1M -30.4%
Capital Research Global Investors 14.89M -15.54M -51.1%
Advisor 10.82M +10.82M NEW
Vanguard 338.52M +10.2M +3.1%
FRLG Goldman Sachs 20.52M -9.02M -30.5%
Charles Schwab Investment Advisory 10.68K -7.98M -99.9%
Charles Schwab Investment Management 35.93M +7.68M +27.2%
FMR 37.5M -7.12M -16.0%
DB Deutsche Bank 20.89M -5.66M -21.3%

Financial report summary

  • Cyber attacks impacting our networks or systems could have an adverse effect on our business.
  • Natural disasters, terrorist acts or acts of war could cause damage to our infrastructure and result in significant disruptions to our operations.
  • We depend on key suppliers and vendors to provide equipment that we need to operate our business.
  • A significant portion of our workforce is represented by labor unions, and we could incur additional costs or experience work stoppages as a result of the renegotiation of our labor contracts.
  • We face significant competition that may reduce our profits.
  • If we are not able to take advantage of developments in technology and address changing consumer demand on a timely basis, we may experience a decline in the demand for our services, be unable to implement our business strategy and experience reduced profits.
  • Adverse conditions in the U.S. and international economies could impact our results of operations.
  • Changes in the regulatory framework under which we operate could adversely affect our business prospects or results of operations.
  • We are subject to a significant amount of litigation, which could require us to pay significant damages or settlements.
  • Verizon has significant debt, which could increase further if Verizon incurs additional debt in the future and does not retire existing debt.
  • Adverse changes in the credit markets and other factors could increase our borrowing costs and the availability of financing.
  • Increases in costs for pension benefits and active and retiree healthcare benefits may reduce our profitability and increase our funding commitments.
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