StockScouter

The StockScouter® System is a proprietary stock scoring model which covers U.S. companies listed on the major exchanges. The 10 (best) to 1 (worst) score is derived from Fundamental, Technical, Ownership, and Valuation sub-models in combination with a Risk model which assesses the expected risk and return.

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VZ VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS StockScouter® Report

8

StockScouter® Score

VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS, a large cap value company in the consumer services sector, is expected to slightly outperform the market over the next six months with less than average risk

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Summary

Positives

  • The multi-period measure of relative price change and consistency is well above average. Positive
  • The ratio of VZ’s forward price-to-earnings multiple to its estimated growth rate is below the average of comparably-sized companies in the StockScouter universe. Positive
  • One or more less experienced analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for VZ. Positive/Neutral

 

Concerns

  • Earnings growth in the past year has decelerated rapidly compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Negative

 

Short-term Outlook

Over the next 1-2 months, StockScouter forecasts that large cap stocks will be neutral, value stocks will be neutral, and consumer services stocks will be neutral.

Expected Risk/Return

Progress: 20% done.
Progress: 80% done.
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Core Model Grades

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Previous Ratings

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