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Verizon Communications Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

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Analyst price target for VZ

Based on 16 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Verizon Communications Inc.
Min Forecast
$40.00+5.35%
Avg Forecast
$52.06+37.12%
Max Forecast
$68.00+79.09%

Should I buy or sell VZ stock?

Based on 19 analysts offering ratings for Verizon Communications Inc.
Hold
Strong Buy
0 analysts 0%
Buy
3 analysts 15.79%
Hold
14 analysts 73.68%
Sell
1 analysts 5.26%
Strong Sell
1 analysts 5.26%

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VZ stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Barclays
Bottom 25%
25
HoldMaintains$40.00+5.35%2022-09-29Find out why
Credit Suisse
Top 14%
87
HoldMaintains$47.00+23.78%2022-09-27Find out why
Moffett Nathanson
Bottom 25%
25
SellDowngrades$41.00+7.98%2022-08-18Find out why
Bank of America
Bottom 29%
29
HoldDowngrades$51.00+34.32%2022-07-28Find out why
RBC Capital
Bottom 17%
17
HoldMaintains$50.00+31.68%2022-07-25Find out why
ScotiaBank
Bottom 49%
49
HoldDowngradesN/AN/A2022-07-25Find out why
Cowen & Co.
Bottom 25%
25
BuyMaintains$64.00+68.55%2022-07-25Find out why
Morgan Stanley
Top 36%
65
HoldMaintains$58.00+52.75%2022-07-25
Deutsche Bank
Bottom 12%
12
HoldMaintains$52.00+36.95%2022-07-25
UBS
Bottom 10%
10
HoldMaintains$47.00+23.78%2022-07-25Find out why

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Forecast return on equity

Is VZ forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
27.2%
Industry
19.34%
Market
121.74%
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Forecast return on assets

Is VZ forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
6.32%
Industry
6.46%
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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 16 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$5.18+3.81%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$5.28+5.81%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$5.45+9.22%
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VZ revenue forecast

What is VZ's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$136.3B+1.49%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$138.3B+2.95%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$140.4B+4.52%
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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
2.88%
Industry
25.12%
Market
16.88%
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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
1.48%
Industry
0.54%
Market
8.59%
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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$37.97$52.06+37.12%Hold
TMUS$134.17$163.10+21.56%Strong Buy
T$15.34$22.69+47.93%Buy
AMOV$16.37N/AN/A
BCE$41.94$50.00+19.22%Hold

Verizon Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Verizon Stock a good buy in 2022, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 19 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: VZ) stock is to Hold VZ stock.

Out of 19 analysts, 0 (0%) are recommending VZ as a Strong Buy, 3 (15.79%) are recommending VZ as a Buy, 14 (73.68%) are recommending VZ as a Hold, 1 (5.26%) are recommending VZ as a Sell, and 1 (5.26%) are recommending VZ as a Strong Sell.

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What is VZ's earnings growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: VZ) Verizon's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 2.88% is not forecast to beat the US Telecom Services industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 25.12%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 16.88%.

Verizon's earnings in 2022 is $20,799,000,000.On average, 16 Wall Street analysts forecast VZ's earnings for 2022 to be $21,754,522,022, with the lowest VZ earnings forecast at $21,544,536,288, and the highest VZ earnings forecast at $22,048,502,049. On average, 16 Wall Street analysts forecast VZ's earnings for 2023 to be $22,174,493,489, with the lowest VZ earnings forecast at $21,292,553,407, and the highest VZ earnings forecast at $23,812,382,213.

In 2024, VZ is forecast to generate $22,888,444,984 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $20,830,584,793 and the highest earnings forecast at $25,030,299,469.

What is VZ's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: VZ) Verizon's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 1.48% is forecast to beat the US Telecom Services industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 0.54%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 8.59%.

Verizon's revenue in 2022 is $134,325,000,000.On average, 15 Wall Street analysts forecast VZ's revenue for 2022 to be $572,533,591,296,967, with the lowest VZ revenue forecast at $566,709,498,379,440, and the highest VZ revenue forecast at $578,907,149,684,414. On average, 15 Wall Street analysts forecast VZ's revenue for 2023 to be $580,758,295,719,587, with the lowest VZ revenue forecast at $563,588,589,610,552, and the highest VZ revenue forecast at $591,058,646,125,100.

In 2024, VZ is forecast to generate $589,645,815,911,232 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $571,211,760,500,699 and the highest revenue forecast at $602,212,416,350,207.

What is VZ's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2025?

(NYSE: VZ) forecast ROA is 6.32%, which is lower than the forecast US Telecom Services industry average of 6.46%.

What is VZ's Price Target?

According to 16 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year VZ price target, the average VZ price target is $52.06, with the highest VZ stock price forecast at $68.00 and the lowest VZ stock price forecast at $40.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Verizon's share price could reach $52.06 by Sep 29, 2023. The average Verizon stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 37.12% from the current VZ share price of $37.97.

What is VZ's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: VZ) Verizon's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $4.99. On average, analysts forecast that VZ's EPS will be $5.18 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $5.13, and the highest EPS forecast at $5.25. On average, analysts forecast that VZ's EPS will be $5.28 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $5.07, and the highest EPS forecast at $5.67. In 2024, VZ's EPS is forecast to hit $5.45 (min: $4.96, max: $5.96).

What is VZ's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2025?

(NYSE: VZ) forecast ROE is 27.2%, which is considered strong.
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