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Verizon Communications Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for VZ

Based on 15 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Verizon Communications Inc.
Min Forecast
$37.00-8.96%
Avg Forecast
$44.80+10.24%
Max Forecast
$52.00+27.95%

Should I buy or sell VZ stock?

Based on 18 analysts offering ratings for Verizon Communications Inc.
Hold
Strong Buy
1 analysts 5.56%
Buy
3 analysts 16.67%
Hold
12 analysts 66.67%
Sell
1 analysts 5.56%
Strong Sell
1 analysts 5.56%

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VZ stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Citigroup
Top 14%
87
HoldMaintains$42.00+3.35%2023-01-26Find out why
RBC Capital
Top 31%
70
HoldMaintains$40.00-1.57%2023-01-25Find out why
Oppenheimer
Top 15%
86
BuyMaintains$46.00+13.19%2023-01-25
Cowen & Co.
Bottom 17%
17
BuyMaintains$49.00+20.57%2023-01-25Find out why
Morgan Stanley
Top 18%
83
Strong BuyUpgrades$44.00+8.27%2022-12-15Find out why
UBS
Bottom 7%
7
HoldMaintains$37.00-8.96%2022-10-24Find out why
Raymond James
Bottom 9%
9
BuyMaintains$51.00+25.49%2022-10-24Find out why
Barclays
Top 37%
64
HoldMaintains$37.00-8.96%2022-10-24Find out why
Wells Fargo
Bottom 12%
12
HoldMaintains$40.00-1.57%2022-10-07Find out why
Credit Suisse
Top 11%
90
HoldMaintains$47.00+15.65%2022-09-27Find out why

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Forecast return on equity

Is VZ forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
25.21%
Industry
12.41%
Market
12.46%
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Forecast return on assets

Is VZ forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
5.88%
Industry
3.79%
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Forecast Return on Assets vs Industry Forecast

VZ earnings per share forecast

What is VZ's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$4.70+1.95%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$4.87+5.64%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$4.93+6.94%
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VZ revenue forecast

What is VZ's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$138.3B+1.93%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$140.2B+3.38%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$140.6B+3.66%
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Forecast High Revenue Growth Forecast

VZ earnings growth forecast

How is VZ forecast to perform vs Telecom Services companies and vs the US market?
Company
2.59%
Industry
34.68%
Market
24.23%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Market Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Savings Rate Forecast

VZ revenue growth forecast

How is VZ forecast to perform vs Telecom Services companies and vs the US market?
Company
1.35%
Industry
1.37%
Market
9.31%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

VZ vs Telecom Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
VZ$40.64$44.80+10.24%Hold
TMUS$146.73$173.00+17.90%Strong Buy
T$19.95$21.53+7.93%Buy
AMOV$20.91$19.00-9.13%Hold
BCE$46.82$54.33+16.05%Buy

Verizon Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Verizon Stock a good buy in 2023, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 18 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: VZ) stock is to Hold VZ stock.

Out of 18 analysts, 1 (5.56%) are recommending VZ as a Strong Buy, 3 (16.67%) are recommending VZ as a Buy, 12 (66.67%) are recommending VZ as a Hold, 1 (5.56%) are recommending VZ as a Sell, and 1 (5.56%) are recommending VZ as a Strong Sell.

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What is VZ's earnings growth forecast for 2023-2025?

(NYSE: VZ) Verizon's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 2.59% is not forecast to beat the US Telecom Services industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 34.68%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 24.23%.

Verizon's earnings in 2023 is $19,292,000,000.On average, 10 Wall Street analysts forecast VZ's earnings for 2023 to be $19,739,142,001, with the lowest VZ earnings forecast at $19,109,169,384, and the highest VZ earnings forecast at $20,537,107,316. On average, 12 Wall Street analysts forecast VZ's earnings for 2024 to be $20,453,110,967, with the lowest VZ earnings forecast at $18,815,182,163, and the highest VZ earnings forecast at $22,973,001,435.

In 2025, VZ is forecast to generate $20,705,100,014 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $20,075,127,397 and the highest earnings forecast at $21,293,074,456.

What is VZ's revenue growth forecast for 2023-2025?

(NYSE: VZ) Verizon's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 1.35% is not forecast to beat the US Telecom Services industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 1.37%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 9.31%.

Verizon's revenue in 2023 is $135,651,000,000.On average, 9 Wall Street analysts forecast VZ's revenue for 2023 to be $580,701,807,698,815, with the lowest VZ revenue forecast at $570,415,005,834,093, and the highest VZ revenue forecast at $587,806,449,882,120. On average, 9 Wall Street analysts forecast VZ's revenue for 2024 to be $588,955,419,140,000, with the lowest VZ revenue forecast at $579,393,795,554,034, and the highest VZ revenue forecast at $597,541,626,724,266.

In 2025, VZ is forecast to generate $590,552,504,719,658 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $583,116,513,739,055 and the highest revenue forecast at $597,848,213,397,897.

What is VZ's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2023-2026?

(NYSE: VZ) forecast ROA is 5.88%, which is higher than the forecast US Telecom Services industry average of 3.79%.

What is VZ's Price Target?

According to 15 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year VZ price target, the average VZ price target is $44.80, with the highest VZ stock price forecast at $52.00 and the lowest VZ stock price forecast at $37.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Verizon's share price could reach $44.80 by Jan 26, 2024. The average Verizon stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 10.24% from the current VZ share price of $40.64.

What is VZ's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2023-2025?

(NYSE: VZ) Verizon's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $4.61. On average, analysts forecast that VZ's EPS will be $4.70 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $4.55, and the highest EPS forecast at $4.89. On average, analysts forecast that VZ's EPS will be $4.87 for 2024, with the lowest EPS forecast at $4.48, and the highest EPS forecast at $5.47. In 2025, VZ's EPS is forecast to hit $4.93 (min: $4.78, max: $5.07).

What is VZ's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2023-2026?

(NYSE: VZ) forecast ROE is 25.21%, which is considered strong.
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