Vetr raised shares of Verizon Communications from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $47.44 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Therefore 23% are positive. The Lower end of the earnings estimate is $0.83, while the higher end of the earnings estimate is $0.93.
Several research analysts recently issued reports on VZ shares. (NYSE:VZ). Moreover, Zwj Counsel has 1.77% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. As per Tuesday, February 21, the company rating was upgraded by Moffett Nathanson. Wells Fargo & Company reaffirmed a "market perform" rating on shares of Verizon Communications in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by MoffettNathanson. Oppenheimer downgraded Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Friday, October 6. Barclays Capital maintained it with "Hold" rating and $4700 target in Friday, July 14 report. SILLIMAN CRAIG L. sold $27,657 worth of Verizon Communications Inc. On Wednesday, October 11 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Hold". The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $52.86. With 864,300 avg volume, 9 days are for Nuvasive Incorporated (NASDAQ:NUVA)'s short sellers to cover NUVA's short positions. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 10th will be given a dividend of $0.59 per share. Its up 20.08% from 185,800 shares previously.
Looking forward, the company's quarterly earnings are expected to come at $0.98 in the three months through September 2017 and $0.91 in the quarter ending December 2017, reflecting -2.97% and 5.81% growth, respectively.
The Wendy's Company (WEN) knifed -0.57 percent lower and now trades for $15.62. NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA) has risen 33.31% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Lyons Wealth Management Limited Company has invested 0.72% in Verizon Communications Inc.
The company's P/E ratio is 12.56 and market capitalization is 199.32B. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides communications, information and entertainment services and products to consumers, businesses and governmental agencies. VZ's profit will be $3.97 billion for 12.33 P/E if the $0.98 EPS becomes a reality. Its segments include Wireless and Wireline. Bluestein R H Com stated it has 0.01% in Verizon Communications Inc.
Analysts await Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) to report earnings on November, 1.
The company is down by 0.22%% since yesterday's close of 27.06. The Beta for the company stands at 0.56 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.67.
W. R. Grace & Co. most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.84 for the June 2017 versus $0.74 in the same quarter a year ago, representing 14% growth.
Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $781,618 activity. OLD National Bancorp IN now owns 135,449 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock worth $6,049,000 after acquiring an additional 1,265 shares during the period.
Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q2 2017.
According to Finviz reported data, The SMA20 of the stock is at -0.46 percent, SMA50 is 0.87 percent, while SMA200 is 1.55 percent.
Short traders are more bearish on Verizon Communications Inc.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in VZ. Rench Wealth Management invested in 122,500 shares or 4.04% of the stock. Golub Grp Incorporated Lc owns 21,615 shares or 0.09% of their United States portfolio. Zevenbergen Invs Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 14,105 shares. Alpha Windward Lc reported 4,750 shares. Cypress Asset Tx invested in 146,534 shares or 1.34% of the stock. Alexandria Capital Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0.33% or 28,807 shares.
Miura Global Management Llc holds 5.18% of its portfolio in Zynga Inc for 6.50 million shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas has 0% invested in NuVasive, Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Td Asset Management has 4.15M shares for 0.29% of their portfolio.
Nordea Investment Management Ab, which manages about $39.70 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) by 58,309 shares to 2.08M shares, valued at $313.41 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. Kames Cap Public Lc invested 0% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Advantus Cap Mgmt Inc invested in 447,182 shares.
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