VZ Verizon Communications

Verizon Communications Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate and a corporate component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The company is based at 1095 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, but is incorporated in Delaware. In 1984, the United States Department of Justice mandated AT&T Corporation to break up the Bell System into seven companies, each a Regional Bell Operating Company , commonly referred to as "Baby Bells". Bell Atlantic, one of the Baby Bells, came into existence the same year, consisting of the separate operating companies New Jersey Bell, Bell of Pennsylvania, Diamond State Telephone, and C&P Telephone, with a trading area from New Jersey to Virginia.

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Hans Vestberg
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25 Feb 21
7 Mar 21
31 Dec 21
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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
2 Mar 21 Tami A. Erwin Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 54.98 7,872 432.8K 47,447
2 Mar 21 Tami A. Erwin Common Stock Option exercise Aquire M No No 0 13,973 0 55,319
2 Mar 21 Tami A. Erwin RSU Common Stock Option exercise Dispose M No No 0 13,973 0 27,948
2 Mar 21 Matthew D. Ellis Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 54.98 7,769 427.14K 72,923
2 Mar 21 Matthew D. Ellis Common Stock Option exercise Aquire M No No 0 15,188 0 80,692
2 Mar 21 Matthew D. Ellis RSU Common Stock Option exercise Dispose M No No 0 15,188 0 30,378
2 Mar 21 Ronan Dunne Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 54.98 8,391 461.34K 84,993
2 Mar 21 Ronan Dunne Common Stock Option exercise Aquire M No No 0 16,403 0 93,384
2 Mar 21 Ronan Dunne RSU Common Stock Option exercise Dispose M No No 0 16,403 0 32,808
2 Mar 21 Hans Erik Vestberg Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 54.98 16,533 908.98K 105,675
65.9% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 2628 2476 +6.1%
Opened positions 289 118 +144.9%
Closed positions 137 114 +20.2%
Increased positions 1220 1142 +6.8%
Reduced positions 925 1000 -7.5%
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Current Prev Q Change
Total value 160.13B 161.95B -1.1%
Total shares 2.73B 2.69B +1.5%
Total puts 21.92M 14.94M +46.7%
Total calls 22.15M 21.27M +4.1%
Total put/call ratio 1.0 0.7 +40.9%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 325.95M $19.15B -0.9%
BLK Blackrock 298.75M $17.55B -0.7%
STT State Street 161.03M $9.46B -2.5%
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway 146.72M $8.62B +151.5%
Geode Capital Management 64.66M $3.79B +1.6%
BAC Bank Of America 62.49M $3.67B -5.1%
NTRS Northern Trust 52.48M $3.08B -2.0%
Capital World Investors 50.65M $2.98B -20.0%
BK Bank Of New York Mellon 42.42M $2.49B -1.5%
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 41.87M $2.46B -6.0%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway 146.72M +88.37M +151.5%
Norges Bank 40.39M +40.39M NEW
Capital World Investors 50.65M -12.68M -20.0%
Wellington Management 39.06M -8.85M -18.5%
FMR 34.75M +7.03M +25.4%
Sanders Capital 7.63M -6.83M -47.2%
GS Goldman Sachs 22.07M +6.7M +43.6%
TROW T. Rowe Price 16.36M -6.21M -27.5%
Skye Global Management 757K -5.38M -87.7%
Amundi Pioneer Asset Management 11.65M -5.2M -30.9%

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