Trade-ideas LLC identified Verizon Communications (VZ) as a candidate to be a pre-market leader. VZ has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by the share price) of $978.1 million. Through its subsidiaries, Verizon Communications Inc. provides communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and government agencies across the globe.
Over the past 30 days, the average volume for Verizon Communications has been 11.4 million shares a day. It has a market cap of $135.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. The stock has a beta of 0.15 and a short float of 2.2% with 3.15 days to cover. Shares are up 9.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.
According to a TheStreetRatings.com Analysis, The Street Quant Ratings rates VZ as a buy. The organizations strengths lie in its revenue growth, net income increase, its good cash flow from operations, its expanding profit margins and its growth in earnings per share. Overall, these strengths make up for the company’s somewhat sub-par return on equity.
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