Varied Analyst Comments On Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), eBay Inc. (EBAY)

Lloyd Doyle
October 13, 2017

RBC Capital Markets maintained Verizon Communications Inc. The value of the investment in (VZ) went from $4,525,000 to $4,836,000 a change of 6.9% quarter to quarter. Verizon Communications has a 12-month low of $42.80 and a 12-month high of $54.83. The stock declined 0.70% or $0.35 reaching $48.79 on the news. (NYSE:VZ) for 1.44 million shares.

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. (VZ) stake by 81.46% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. It fall, as 55 investors sold MRO shares while 186 reduced holdings. Marcus Corporation now has $778.95 million valuation. It has outperformed by 16.61% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q2 2017. Arrowstreet Partnership holds 0.01% or 110,002 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:GRA) slipped over -0.57% at $72.94. Greystone Managed Invests Inc reported 198,990 shares. 15,000 shares were sold by Miles Patrick, worth $1.18M. Mufg Americas invested in 285 shares. North Star Investment Management Corp., a Illinois-based fund reported 77,085 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Comm Ny has invested 0% in Marcus Corp (NYSE:MCS).

Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $781,618 activity. Bridgewater Assocs LP owns 52,721 shares. The Illinois-based Ativo Capital Management Llc has invested 0.39% in the stock. 3,764 were reported by State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue. Pax Ww Mngmt Ltd has 31,663 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $52.86. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Tuesday, January 3 to "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating by Drexel Hamilton given on Monday, October 24. The stock spiked 4.42% last month and is down -8.47 this year. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 27 by Oppenheimer. (NYSE:VZ) to report earnings on October, 19 before the open. It has a 12.39 P/E ratio. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS will be $0.88 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $3.82. Stock traders purchased 2,072 call options on the stock. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of Verizon Communications by 2.6% in the first quarter. A D Beadell Invest Counsel accumulated 13,890 shares or 0.5% of the stock.

About 11.94M shares traded. It also upped Validus Holdings Ltd (NYSE:VR) stake by 6,775 shares and now owns 359,838 shares. Jp Morgan Chase & Company (NYSE:JPM) was raised too.

Trading volume for Verizon Communications Inc. Therefore 24% are positive. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada increased their price target on Verizon Communications from $48.00 to $50.00 and gave the company a sector perform rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. The market capitalization of the company is at $199.84 Billion. Vaughan David Invs Il invested 1.45% in Verizon Communications Inc. Finally, Barclays PLC cut their price objective on Verizon Communications from $52.00 to $49.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, April 13th. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) on Wednesday, July 20 to "Perform" rating. The rating was downgraded by Moffet Nathanson on Friday, April 1 to "Neutral". The legal version of this piece can be accessed at As per Monday, January 23, the company rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo. The target implies a -0.44% decrease from where the shares are now trading. Its down 0.06, from 0.99 in 2017Q1. 112 funds opened positions while 587 raised stakes. Oakwood Cap Limited Liability Ca reported 105,210 shares.

The company declined -0.57% and closed its last trading session at $49.14. (NYSE:VZ). Bouchey Fincl Limited holds 8,434 shares. Smith Moore And holds 0.36% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Hyman Charles D has 236,769 shares for 1.35% of their portfolio. Gabelli also issued estimates for Verizon Communications' FY2021 earnings at $4.50 EPS. (NYSE:VZ). Moreover, Ami Asset Mgmt Corp has 0.86% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY), its shares were trading at $38.31 a retreat of $-0.53, on the trading floor. (NASDAQ:NUVA). Disciplined Growth Investors Inc Mn invested 0.11% of its portfolio in NuVasive, Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 83,050 shares. 673.63 million shares or 0.17% less from 674.80 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Amalgamated Bancorporation invested in 0.02% or 7,303 shares.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in VZ. 14,203 were reported by Sarasin & Ptnrs Llp.

Ipswich Investment Management Co. (NYSE:VZ). Gulf International Commercial Bank (Uk) Limited has invested 0.81% in Verizon Communications Inc.

According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.7 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell.

In related news, EVP Craig L. Silliman sold 610 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 28th.

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