Basic information on Verizon stock as of June 2, 2015, includes that Verizonﾒs stock symbol is VZ, its market capitalization is $200.74 billion, and its price-to-earnings ratio is 21.49, Investopedia reports. The stock has a beta of 0.64 and earnings per share of 2.30.
Verizonﾒs 52-week low as of June 2, 2015, is $45.09, while the 52-week high is $53.66, according to MarketWatch. The company has a current ratio of 1.06 while its quick ratio is 1.01, but its cash ratio is significantly lower at 0.4. Its return on invested capital is 7.66, slightly higher than the return on total capital of 7.46 and several multiples lower than its return on equity of 37.65. Its return on assets is 3.80.
Verizon Communications Inc., or Verizon, is a telecommunications holding company that serves the government, business and consumer markets, MarketWatch states. In addition to communication services, Verizon offers information and entertainment services over a highly advanced fiber-optic network. The company is divided into two main segments: Wireline and Verizon Wireless. Wireline offers services such as IP network services, broadband data, and both local and long-distance voice service. Verizon Wireless sells equipment and offers wireless voice and data transmission services. The companyﾒs headquarters are in New York, New York.