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Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

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Adjustment to Net Income (Loss): Mark to Market Available-for-sale Securities

Verizon Communications Inc., adjustment to net income attributable to Verizon

US$ in millions

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12 months ended: Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Net income attributable to Verizon (as reported)
Add: Unrealized gain (loss) on marketable securities, net of tax
Net income attributable to Verizon (adjusted)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-23).


Adjusted Profitability Ratios: Mark to Market Available-for-sale Securities (Summary)

Verizon Communications Inc., adjusted profitability ratios

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Net Profit Margin
Reported net profit margin
Adjusted net profit margin
Return on Equity (ROE)
Reported ROE
Adjusted ROE
Return on Assets (ROA)
Reported ROA
Adjusted ROA

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-23).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as adjusted net income divided by revenue. Verizon Communications Inc.’s adjusted net profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.
Adjusted ROE A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Verizon Communications Inc.’s adjusted ROE deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.
Adjusted ROA A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by total assets. Verizon Communications Inc.’s adjusted ROA deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.

Verizon Communications Inc., Profitability Ratios: Reported vs. Adjusted


Adjusted Net Profit Margin

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Verizon
Operating revenues
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Adjusted: Mark to Market Available-for-sale Securities
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted net income attributable to Verizon
Operating revenues
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted net profit margin2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-23).

2019 Calculations

1 Net profit margin = 100 × Net income attributable to Verizon ÷ Operating revenues
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted net profit margin = 100 × Adjusted net income attributable to Verizon ÷ Operating revenues
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as adjusted net income divided by revenue. Verizon Communications Inc.’s adjusted net profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.

Adjusted Return on Equity (ROE)

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Verizon
Equity attributable to Verizon
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Adjusted: Mark to Market Available-for-sale Securities
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted net income attributable to Verizon
Equity attributable to Verizon
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted ROE2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-23).

2019 Calculations

1 ROE = 100 × Net income attributable to Verizon ÷ Equity attributable to Verizon
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted ROE = 100 × Adjusted net income attributable to Verizon ÷ Equity attributable to Verizon
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted ROE A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Verizon Communications Inc.’s adjusted ROE deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.

Adjusted Return on Assets (ROA)

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Verizon
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Adjusted: Mark to Market Available-for-sale Securities
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted net income attributable to Verizon
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted ROA2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-23).

2019 Calculations

1 ROA = 100 × Net income attributable to Verizon ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted ROA = 100 × Adjusted net income attributable to Verizon ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted ROA A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by total assets. Verizon Communications Inc.’s adjusted ROA deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.