|Exchange: ||NYSE||Stock Price ($): ||29.83|
|Industry: ||Communications Services||Market Cap ($MM): ||84,730|
|Sector: ||Services||Shares Outstanding (MM): ||2,840|
|BVR: ||Sales TTM ($MM): ||67,422|
|P/E: ||Short Interest Ratio (%): ||3.5400|
|Last Update: Feb 06, 2011 @ 09:00 pm|
|Verizon Communications Inc. (Verizon), formerly known as Bell Atlantic Corporation, is a provider of communications services. The Company's subsidiaries are providers of wireline and wireless communications in the United States, with 132.1 million access line equivalents and 29.4 million wireless customers. Verizon's global presence extends to more than 40 countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Pacific. The Company is the result of a June 2000 merger between Bell Atlantic Corporation and GTE Corporation. Verizon has four reportable segments, which it operates and manages as strategic business units, organized by products and services.