Verizon Communications, Inc.

Verizon Communications, Inc.

Verizon Communications, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1983

Headquarters

140 West Street New York NY 10007

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

144K

Industries

IT Consulting & Services
Wireless Telecommunications
Computer Software

Company Description

Verizon Communications, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses and governmental agencies. It operates through Wireless and Wireline segments. The Wireless segment provides wireless voice and data services and equipment sales, which are provided to consumer, business, and government customers. The Wireline segment offers broadband video and data; corporate networking solutions; data center and cloud services; security and managed network services; and local and long distance voice services. It also offers voice, data and video services and solutions. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Director, Media Relations

Executive Director, Alternative Investments-Verizon Pension/Benefits

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Executive Vice President, Public Policy & General Counsel

Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Technology Officer & Executive Vice President

Chief Information Officer & Executive Vice President

Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer

Board of Directors

President & Chief Executive Officer at PayPal Holdings, Inc.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Aetna Life Insurance Co. /Investment Portfolio

Co-Founder at United Way - Greater Cincinnati

Partner at Deloitte LLP

Fund Advisor at Massachusetts Financial Services Company

Investor at Broadway Angels

Partner at Squire Patton Boggs LLP

Special Advisor at General Atlantic Service Co. LP

Former Director, Merchandise Planning at Target Brands, Inc.

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The Vanguard Group is an American investment management company based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, that manages approximately $3.4 trillion[1] in assets. It is the largest provider of mutual funds and now the second-largest provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the world after BlackRock, with about $451 billion in ETF assets under management, as of March 2015.[3] It offers mutual funds and other financial products and services to retail and institutional investors in the United States and abroad. Founder and former chairman John C. Bogle is credited with the creation of the first index fund available to individual investors,[4] the popularization of index funds generally,[5] and driving costs down across the mutual fund industry.

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BFA utilizes fixed-income strategies that are actively managed, model or index based. Actively managed fixed-income mandates generally employ an active investment style that emphasizes rotation among different types of debt on a relative value basis, specific security selection, quantitative analysis of each security and the portfolio as a whole and intensive credit analysis and review. They utilize a risk-controlled, systematic process for portfolio construction and alpha generation. Alpha sources may include security selection, duration and yield curve positioning, industry rotation, asset allocation, and currency positioning. BFA's equity platform includes a broad range of products that vary according to investment style (active, scientific and passive management), market-cap (small-, mid-, small/mid-, large- and all-cap), and geography (global, international and regional). The product range may also include sector funds, long-only and long-short portfolios, as well as products that combine different strategies to create balanced and asset allocation portfolios. For cash management portfolios, the investment process emphasizes safety and liquidity over yield. Their alternative mandates focus on sourcing and managing high-alpha investments with lower correlation to public markets and developing a holistic approach to address client needs in alternatives investing.

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SSgA FM's methods of analysis include quantitative, fundamental, technical, cyclical, indexing, arbitrage, charting and other strategy specific methods. They offer a broad range of strategies including: Active, Enhanced, and Passive Equity; Active & Passive Debt; Cash Management; Multi-Asset Class Solutions; Real Estate (including Direct Real Estate); Senior Loans; Managed Futures; and Private Equity. Active equity strategies include enhanced equity and active quantitative strategies. The strategies cover market-cap and style segments of the market including: large-cap core, large-cap growth, large-cap value, mid-cap, small-cap, small-cap value, all-cap, and long-short equity. They also manage long-short and long-short market neutral strategies. SSgA FM's Active & Passive Debt strategies offers a range of investment styles from passive to active, short to long duration, tax-exempt, sovereign to high yield, and single country to global. The firm's Cash Management strategies seek to generate current income while preserving capital and liquidity by investing in diversified portfolios of short-term securities. SSgA FM's Multi-Asset Class strategies employ an asset allocation model as means of diversification and seek to position assets among major investment categories. Their Multi Asset Class Solutions strategies employ an asset allocation model as a method of diversification that aims to position assets among major investment categories. SSgA FM's Managed Futures strategy allocates assets using two approaches: a managed futures strategy and a fixed income strategy. The firm's Private Equity strategies focus on rigorous partner selection, thorough evaluation of quality investment opportunities, and fundamental, research-driven research.

Recent Transactions
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Verizon Communications, Inc. purchases Jaunt, Inc. - California from Redpoint Ventures, Sky Ventures Ltd., Highland Capital Partners LLC, GV Management Co. LLC, SV Angel LLC, China Media Capital Co. Ltd., InnoSpring, Inc., Rothenberg Ventures Management Co. LLC, Evolution Media Growth Partners LLC

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Automattic, Inc. purchases Tumblr, Inc. from Verizon Communications, Inc.

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Verizon Communications, Inc., Oath Holdings, Inc. purchase Yahoo! Australia & NZ (Holdings) Pty Ltd. from Seven West Media Ltd.

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Advised onVerizon Communications, Inc. purchases MCI, Inc. from Teléfonos de México SAB de CV

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Advised onFrontier Communications Corp. purchases Verizon Communications, Inc. /14 US States Wireless Bus from Verizon Communications, Inc.

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Advised onVerizon Communications, Inc. purchases AOL, Inc.

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Advised onFrontier Communications Corp. purchases Verizon Communications, Inc. /14 US States Wireless Bus from Verizon Communications, Inc.

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Advised onFrontier Communications Corp. purchases Verizon Communications, Inc. /14 US States Wireless Bus from Verizon Communications, Inc.

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Advised onFrontier Communications Corp. purchases Verizon Communications, Inc. /14 US States Wireless Bus from Verizon Communications, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Co-Executive Chairman at Winston & Strawn LLP

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Partner at Jones Day

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Co-Chair, Electronic Discovery & Information Law Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Clients

Marriott International, Inc. engages in the operation and franchise of hotel, residential, and timeshare properties. It operates through the following business segments: North American Full-Service; North American Limited-Service; Asia Pacific; and Other International. The North American Full-Service segment includes luxury and premium brands located in the U.S. and Canada. The North American Limited-Service segment comprises select brands located in the U.S. and Canada. The Asia Pacific segment focuses in all brand tiers in Asia Pacific region. The company was founded by J. Wiliard Marriot and Alice Sheets Marriott in 1927 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.

Twitter, Inc. is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It provides a network that connects users to people, information, ideas, opinions, and news. The company's services include live commentary, live connections and live conversations. Its application provides social networking services and micro-blogging services through mobile devices and the Internet. The company can also be used as a marketing tool for businesses. It's products and services include Twitter, Periscope, Promoted Tweets, Promoted Accounts and Promoted Trends. Twitter was founded by Jack Dorsey, Christopher Isaac Stone, Noah E. Glass, Jeremy LaTrasse, and Evan Williams on March 21, 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

American Tower (NYSE: AMT) is a leading independent owner and operator of wireless and broadcast communication sites. Our global portfolio includes approximately 50,000 owned or managed sites and is experiencing steady growth. In addition to leasing space on towers, we provide customized collocation solutions through our Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) that support seamless in-building and outdoor wireless coverage. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, American Tower has local offices across the United States and in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ghana, India, Mexico, Peru, South Africa, Uganda and the United Kingdom

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$249B
Total Enterprise Value
$343B
Earnings Per Share
$3.76
Revenue
$131B
Net Profit
$15.5B
Total Debt
$113B
Total Equity
$54.7B
EBITDA
$47.4B
EBITDAMargin
36.23%
Enterprise Value Sales
2.62x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
7.24x
TEVNet Income
22.1x
Debt TEV
0.33x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-0.19%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
1.66%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Political Donations
$10K - $20K
2015
$100
2014
$500
2014
Investments
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Freightpop LLC provides shopping application services. The company was founded by Kurt James Johnson is headquartered in Lake Forest, CA.

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WISDO LTD provides application searvices. The company was founded by Boaz Gaon and Ido Engel and is headquartered in Ramat Gan, Israel.

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Docady Israel Ltd. develops a mobile application that provides a cloud-based platform, which organizes and manages user's essential information, materials and documents. The company was founded in 2014 by Nadav Naaman and Nadav Weizmann and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Investors
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Founder, Managing Partner at Scout VC LLC

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Founder & Managing Director at Novak Biddle Venture Partners

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Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Modernizing Medicine, Inc.

Suppliers
Apple, Inc. Other Manufacturing | Cupertino, CA

Apple, Inc. engages in designing, manufacturing, and marketing of mobile communication, media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players. It operates through the following geographical segments: Americas, Europe, Greater China, Japan, and Rest of Asia Pacific. The Americas segment includes North and South America. The Europe segment consists of European countries, as well as India, the Middle East, and Africa. The Greater China segment comprises of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The Rest of Asia Pacific segment includes Australia and Asian countries. Its products and services include iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod, Apple Watch, Apple TV, a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications, iPhone OS (iOS), OS X and watchOS operating systems, iCloud, Apple Pay and a range of accessory, service and support offerings. Apple was founded by Steven Paul Jobs, Ronald Gerald Wayne, and Stephen G. Wozniak on April 1, 1976 and is headquartered in Cupertino, CA.

LG Electronics, Inc. Appliances & Electronics | Seoul, SL

LG Electronics, Inc. engages in the manufacturing of display devices, home appliances, multimedia goods, electronic parts and develops software. It operates through the following business areas: Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Air-Conditioning, Energy Solution and Independent business area. The Home Entertainment business area provides products such as televisions, monitors, personal computers for IT, Car Infotainment and produces Chemical and Electronic Materials. The Mobile Communications business area offers products such as handsets and tablets. The Home Appliance business area provides products such as refrigerators, washing machines, cooking and cleaning and health care appliances. The Air Conditioning and Energy Solution business area manufactures products such as Light Emitting Diode (LED) lightings, residential and system air conditioners. The Independent business area provides products such as compressors, storage devices, PC, telematics and solar cells. The company was founded by In-Hwoi Koo on Oct 1, 1958 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Nokia Corporation Equipment & Office Supplies | Espoo, UU

Nokia Oyj provides network infrastructure, technology and software services. It operates through the following segments: Ultra Broadband Networks, Global Services, IP Networks and Applications and Nokia Technologies. The Ultra Broadband Networks segment comprises mobile networks and fixed networks. The Global Services segment provides professional services with multi-vendor capabilities, covering network planning and optimization, systems integration. The IP Networks and Applications segment comprising IP/Optical networks and applications & analytics. The Nokia Technologies segment focuses on advanced technology development and licensing. The company was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland.

Competitors
AT&T, Inc. Computer Software - Dallas, TX

AT&T, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of telecommunications media and technology service. It operates through the following four segments: Communications, Warner Media, Latin America and Xandar. The Communications segment provides services to businesses and consumers located in the U.S., or in U.S. territories, and businesses globally. The Warner Media segment develops, produces and distributes feature films, television, gaming and other content over various physical and digital formats. The Latin America segment provides entertainment and wireless services outside of the U.S. The Xandar segment provides advertising services. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

T-Mobile US, Inc. Wireless Telecommunications - Bellevue , WA

T-Mobile US, Inc. engages in the provision of wireless communications services under the T-Mobile and MetroPCS brands. It offers postpaid and prepaid wireless voice, messaging and data services and wholesale wireless services. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Bellevue, WA.

Microsoft Corporation IT Consulting & Services - REDMOND, WA

Microsoft Corp. engages in the development and support of software, services, devices, and solutions. It operates through the following business segments: Productivity and Business Processes; Intelligent Cloud; and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment comprises products and services in the portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services of the company spanning a variety of devices and platform. The Intelligent Cloud segment refers to the public, private, and hybrid serve products and cloud services of the company which can power modern business. The More Personal Computing segment encompasses products and services geared towards the interests of end users, developers, and IT professionals across all devices. The firm also offers operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; personal computers, tablets; gaming and entertainment consoles; other intelligent devices; and related accessories. The company was founded by Paul Gardner Allen and William Henry Gates III in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, WA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #13
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #13
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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