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Verizon declares $0.6275 dividend
Verizon (VZ) declares $0.6275/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Forward yield 4.09%Payable Feb. 1; for shareholders of record Jan. 8; ex-div Jan. 7.See VZ Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend
Seekingalpha · 2h ago
12.03.20: Verizon declares quarterly dividend
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today declared a quarterly dividend of 62.75 cents per outstanding share, unchanged from the previous quarter. The quarterly dividend is payable on February 1, 2021, to Verizon shareowners of record at the close of business on January 8, 2021.  Verizon has approximately 4.1 billion shares of common stock outstanding. The company made $7.6 billion in cash dividend payments in the last three quarters.Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was formed on June 30, 2000 and is celebrating its 20th year as one of the world’s leading providers of technology, communications, information and entertainment products and services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $131.9 billion in 2019. The company offers data, video and voice services and solutions on its award-winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.VERIZON’S ONLINE MEDIA CENTER: News releases, stories, media contacts and other resources are available at https://www.verizon.com/about/media-center. News releases are also available through an RSS feed. To subscribe, visit www.verizon.com/about/rss-feeds/.Media contact:  Kim Ancin Kimberly.Ancin@verizon.com 908.801.0500Eric Wilkens Eric.wilkens@verizon.com 201.572.9317 @ericwilkens
GlobeNewswire · 2h ago
Discovery Will Launch Streaming-Service Discovery+
Media company Discovery is joining the streaming-service fray with Discovery+, including a distribution deal with Verizon.
TheStreet.com · 6h ago
Verizon continues to lead industry in fight against robocalls
GlobeNewswire · 6h ago
More than $1B in TV sports rebates headed back to consumers after pandemic's lost year
After months of back-and-forth, it appears that money may begin flowing back to generally disgruntled sports pay TV subscribers in a year where live sports took a severe hit from
Seekingalpha · 20h ago
Discovery Enters Crowded Streaming Video Market With Discovery+ Service
DISCA stock rose Wednesday after Discovery detailed its long-awaited, direct-to-consumer, internet television service called Discovery+.
Investor's Business Daily · 23h ago
Discovery+ Streaming Platform Could Win Big With Strong Brand, Content Library
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA) unveiled a direct-to-consumer streaming offering Wednesday. 
Benzinga · 23h ago
Discovery will launch its own streaming service on January 4
TechCrunch · 1d ago
Discovery Plus streaming service to launch Jan. 4, with originals and 55,000-plus library shows
Discovery Plus - the new streaming service announced by Discovery (DISCA) - will debut Jan. 4, the company says in its detailed launch for the offering. In total, the offering
Seekingalpha · 1d ago
Discovery Eyes Market of 70 Million U.S. Homes for Discovery Plus Streaming Service
Discovery expects its forthcoming Discovery Plus streaming service will have an addressable market in the U.S. of at least 70 million homes — and at least 400 million households globally. That's based on the assumption that there are 300 million broadband-only homes in the United States and about 80 million pay-TV homes, Discovery CFO Gunnar […]
Variety · 1d ago
Discovery Joins the Streaming-Service Fray With Discovery+
Media company Discovery is joining the streaming-service fray with Discovery+, including a distribution deal with Verizon.
TheStreet.com · 1d ago
Verizon gains as MoffettNathanson sees 'simply too cheap' stock
Verizon (VZ) is up 0.9% today after an upgrade to Buy at MoffettNathanson, which is seeing attractive valuation ahead of some expected nice mix-shifting on its unlimited plans. The stock
Seekingalpha · 1d ago
Discovery partners with Verizon to distribute new streaming service
Discovery Inc. is launching a new streaming service, called discovery+, and has a U.S. distribution deal with Verizon Communications Inc that will make the service available to 50 million customers on day one, following Disney's lead. Discovery+ will be available on Jan. 4 in the United States where it will include 55,000 episodes from channels in the Discovery portfolio, which include HGTV, Food Network and Animal Planet. The service will be free for up to 12 months for new and existing Verizon customers, depending on their plan.
Reuters · 1d ago
Discovery Announces The Global Launch Of discovery+, The Definitive Streaming Service For The Best Real-Life Entertainment in The World, Debuting January 4, 2021
Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced the global launch of discovery+ (www.discoveryplus.com), the definitive non-fiction, real-life subscription streaming service, debuting in the U.S. on January 4, 2021. The new service will launch with a landmark partnership with Verizon that gives their customers with select plans 12 months of discovery+ on Verizon. The global rollout of discovery+ across an initial 25 countries has already begun with the U.K. and Ireland, as well as India.
PR Newswire · 1d ago
Verizon stock gets an upgrade amid ‘attractive’ dividend in a ‘yield-starved market’
Despite many moving parts in the U.S. wireless industry, Verizon Communications Inc.'s stock now looks attractive, according to one analyst.
MarketWatch · 1d ago
Verizon Stock Is Simply Too Cheap Not to Buy, Analyst Says
Barrons.com · 1d ago
Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For December 2, 2020
Upgrades * According to MoffettNathanson, the prior rating for Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE: VZ) was changed from Neutral to Buy. In the third quarter, Verizon Communications showed an EPS of $1.25, compared to $1.25 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Verizon Communications shows a 52-week-high of 62.22 and a 52-week-low of 48.84. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $60.57. * Wells Fargo upgraded the previous rating for S&P Global Inc (NYSE: SPGI) from Equal-Weight to Overweight. For the third quarter, S&P Global had an EPS of $2.85, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $2.46. The current stock performance of S&P Global shows a 52-week-high of 379.8699 and a 52-week-low of 186.055. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $334.41. * Deutsche Bank upgraded the previous rating for Kohl's Corp (NYSE: KSS) from Hold to Buy. For the third quarter, Kohl's had an EPS of $0.01, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.74. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 51.595 and a 52-week-low of 10.89. Kohl's closed at $36.60 at the end of the last trading period. * Cross Research upgraded the previous rating for NetApp Inc (NASDAQ: NTAP) from Hold to Buy. In the second quarter, NetApp showed an EPS of $1.05, compared to $1.09 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of 65.38 and a 52-week-low of 34.66. At the end of the last trading period, NetApp closed at $54.16. * According to Goldman Sachs, the prior rating for Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ: LBTYA) was changed from Neutral to Buy. Liberty Global earned $1.73 in the third quarter, compared to $0.77 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of 24.125 and a 52-week-low of 15.235. At the end of the last trading period, Liberty Global closed at $23.21. * For Progressive Corp (NYSE: PGR), Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upgraded the previous rating of Underperform to the current rating Market Perform. Progressive earned $1.88 in the third quarter, compared to $1.42 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 102.05 and a 52-week-low of 62.18. Progressive closed at $89.09 at the end of the last trading period. * Piper Sandler upgraded the previous rating for Asana Inc (NYSE: ASAN) from Neutral to Overweight. Asana earned $0.34 in the second quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 29.96 and a 52-week-low of 20.57. Asana closed at $27.09 at the end of the last trading period. Downgrades * BMO Capital downgraded the previous rating for Hasbro Inc (NASDAQ: HAS) from Outperform to Market Perform. Hasbro earned $1.88 in the third quarter, compared to $1.84 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Hasbro shows a 52-week-high of 109.5 and a 52-week-low of 41.33. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $96.19. * According to Bank of America, the prior rating for Genuine Parts Co (NYSE: GPC) was changed from Buy to Underperform. In the third quarter, Genuine Parts showed an EPS of $1.63, compared to $1.50 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 107.08 and a 52-week-low of 49.681. Genuine Parts closed at $101.71 at the end of the last trading period. * For Sunnova Energy International Inc (NYSE: NOVA), Credit Suisse downgraded the previous rating of Outperform to the current rating Neutral. Sunnova Energy Intl earned $0.15 in the third quarter, compared to $0.62 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of 46.0 and a 52-week-low of 6.12. At the end of the last trading period, Sunnova Energy Intl closed at $40.11. * Truist Securities downgraded the previous rating for Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ: PLAY) from Buy to Hold. Dave & Buster's Enter earned $1.24 in the second quarter, compared to $0.90 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of 48.8 and a 52-week-low of 4.605. At the end of the last trading period, Dave & Buster's Enter closed at $25.54. * According to Cowen & Co., the prior rating for Corsair Gaming Inc (NASDAQ: CRSR) was changed from Outperform to Market Perform. Corsair Gaming earned $0.54 in the third quarter, compared to $0.13 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of 51.37 and a 52-week-low of 14.09. At the end of the last trading period, Corsair Gaming closed at $40.23. * For Ovid Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: OVID), JMP Securities downgraded the previous rating of Market Outperform to the current rating Market Perform. For the third quarter, Ovid Therapeutics had an EPS of $0.28, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.43. The stock has a 52-week-high of 9.4 and a 52-week-low of 1.8. At the end of the last trading period, Ovid Therapeutics closed at $6.65. * For HealthEquity Inc (NASDAQ: HQY), KeyBanc downgraded the previous rating of Overweight to the current rating Sector Weight. In the second quarter, HealthEquity showed an EPS of $0.42, compared to $0.45 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of 88.78 and a 52-week-low of 34.4. At the end of the last trading period, HealthEquity closed at $74.40. Initiations * B of A Securities initiated coverage on Strategic Education Inc (NASDAQ: STRA) with a Buy rating. The price target for Strategic Education is set to $107.00. In the third quarter, Strategic Education showed an EPS of $1.18, compared to $1.28 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of 187.975 and a 52-week-low of 81.83. At the end of the last trading period, Strategic Education closed at $94.25. * With a current rating of Neutral, Bank of America initiated coverage on The Aarons Co Inc (NYSE: AAN). The price target seems to have been set at $20.00 for Aarons. The stock has a 52-week-high of 67.2 and a 52-week-low of 13.005. At the end of the last trading period, Aarons closed at $18.34. * Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on 10x Genomics Inc (NASDAQ: TXG) with a Neutral rating. The price target for 10x Genomics is set to $150.00. In the third quarter, 10x Genomics showed an EPS of $0.65, compared to $0.33 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of 10x Genomics shows a 52-week-high of 166.31 and a 52-week-low of 48.78. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $149.84. * Wedbush initiated coverage on Thor Industries Inc (NYSE: THO) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Thor Industries is set to $107.00. In the fourth quarter, Thor Industries showed an EPS of $2.14, compared to $1.67 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Thor Industries shows a 52-week-high of 121.33 and a 52-week-low of 32.3. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $99.15. * Wedbush initiated coverage on Winnebago Industries Inc (NYSE: WGO) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Winnebago Industries is set to $67.00. In the fourth quarter, Winnebago Industries showed an EPS of $1.45, compared to $1.03 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of 72.65 and a 52-week-low of 16.94. At the end of the last trading period, Winnebago Industries closed at $56.00. * MKM Partners initiated coverage on Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE: WLL) with a Buy rating. The price target for Whiting Petroleum is set to $30.00. Whiting Petroleum earned $0.34 in the third quarter, compared to $0.38 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of 28.0 and a 52-week-low of 0.25. At the end of the last trading period, Whiting Petroleum closed at $22.52. * KeyBanc initiated coverage on PROG Holdings Inc (NYSE: PRG) with an Overweight rating. The price target for PROG Holdings is set to $65.00. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 57.9 and a 52-week-low of 54.0. PROG Holdings closed at $57.50 at the end of the last trading period.See more from Benzinga * Click here for options trades from Benzinga * Analyzing General Electric's Unusual Options Activity * Unusual Options Activity Insight: Salesforce.com(C) 2020 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.
Benzinga · 1d ago
Discovery launching streaming service in January at $4.99/month - CNBC
Discovery (DISCA +1.6%) is finally bringing its streaming strategy into focus, planning to launch its service called (yes) Discovery Plus in January, CNBC reports. It will offer more details during
Seekingalpha · 1d ago
Discovery to launch streaming service in January for $4.99 per month, Verizon customers get year free
Discovery will jump into the streaming wars with Discovery+ in Jan. 2021 and is partnering with Verizon to give 55 million customers up to 12 months free.
CNBC.com · 1d ago
What to watch today: Dow set to fall despite U.K. Covid vaccine approval
Wall Street's strong start to December trading was set to take a pause Wednesday.
CNBC.com · 1d ago
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About VZ
Verizon Communications Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses and governmental agencies. Its reportable segments are Verizon Consumer Group and Verizon Business Group. Its Consumer segment provides wireless and wireline communications services. Its wireless services are provided across wireless networks in the United States under the Verizon Wireless brand. Its wireline services are provided in nine states in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States, over its 100% fiber-optic network under the Fios brand and via traditional copper-based network. Its Business segment provides wireless and wireline communications services and products, video and data services, corporate networking solutions, security and managed network services, local and long-distance voice services and network access to deliver various Internet of Things (IoT) services and products.
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