Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) Closes 1.28% Up on the Day for February 18

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Dow Jones component Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) saw its stock move 1.28% to $50.97, representing a per-share move of $0.645, on volume of 14.94 million shares for Thursday.

Verizon Communications Inc currently has a total float of 4.07 billion shares and moves 22.19 million a day, on average. The stock opened at $50.12 on February 18 and traded between a low of $49.96 and a high of $51.10. The stock now has a 50-day SMA of $46.88 and 200-day SMA of $45.73, and it has a high of $51.20 and low of $38.06 over the last year.

Verizon Communications Inc is a provider of communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses and governmental agencies. Its two segments are Wireless and Wireline.

Based out of New York, NY, Verizon Communications Inc has 177,900 employees and is helmed by CEO Lowell C. McAdam.

For a deeper dive into the fundamentals of Verizon Communications Inc, check out’s E.V.A. report for VZ.


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