Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) - An Eye on Volume Pattern


Waverton Investment Management has an ownership of 360,973 stocks of the cell phone carrier's shares valued $17,597,000 after scooping up an extra 117,835 shares through out the previous quarter, hedge fund investors and investment firms has an ownership of 62.33% of the firms stock. They now have a $47.00 price objective on the cell phone carrier's stock. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 10th will be given a dividend of $0.59 per share. About 350,867 shares traded or 1372.31% up from the average. Nice Ltd (ADR) (NASDAQ:NICE) has risen 16.65% since September 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 24.43% the S&P500. If the published price targets set by Verizon Communications Inc. analysts have any power to influence the stock's share price, the highest price target set for VZ is $55. Dubuque Bank & Trust Company sold 49,321 shares as Verizon Communications Inc (VZ)'s stock declined 7.66%. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.6% while institutional stake was 68.8%. Greystone Managed Investments Inc.'s holdings in Verizon Communications were worth $8,940,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. (VZ) stock showed the move of 0.41% with the closing price of $46.30. Almost 10.84 million shares were traded by the close, lower than its average daily volume of 14.28 million shares. It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500. 29,100 are held by Ativo Management Ltd Com. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-one have assigned a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 25% are positive. Condor Capital Management has invested 0.16% in Verizon Communications Inc. The rating was downgraded by Oppenheimer to "Perform" on Wednesday, July 20.

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly -3.38%. The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $53.00. Beaumont Financial Prns Ltd has 5,482 shares. The firm has "Hold" rating by Zacks given on Friday, August 14. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of VZ in report on Friday, July 7 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating by FBR Capital given on Wednesday, January 25. Morgan Stanley has "Equal-Weight" rating and $36 target. The stock of Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Zacks. Barclays Capital maintained Verizon Communications Inc. RBC Capital Markets maintained Verizon Communications Inc.

Instinet restated their neutral rating on shares of Verizon Communications Inc.

Verizon Communications Inc. has a 12 month low of $42.80 and a 12 month high of $54.83.

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Verizon Communications Inc. shares decreased -3.88 percent over the past week and fell -4.38 percent over the previous month.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.12, from 1 in 2016Q3.

Among new and sold out positions, 97 holders initiated new positions by a total of 12.11 million shares and 113 holders exited their positions by a total of 12.22 million shares. 115 funds opened positions while 683 raised stakes. Cypress Capital Group accumulated 124,003 shares or 1.57% of the stock.

A price target is the projected price level of a financial security stated by an investment analyst. Point72 Asset Limited Partnership has 1.06% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 12.18M shares. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Baystate Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation reported 18,454 shares. (NYSE:VZ) or 610 shares. Vnbtrust Natl Association reported 10,291 shares. Brookmont Management invested in 1.24% or 58,919 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur The reported 8,341 shares. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Invest Mgmt Corporation reported 887,700 shares. Spirit Of America Management New York holds 0.2% or 32,390 shares. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 4.07M shares or 0.93% of all its holdings.

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