Stock Analysis on Net
Stock Analysis on Net

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

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Analysis of Profitability Ratios

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Profitability Ratios (Summary)

Verizon Communications Inc., profitability ratios

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Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin
Operating profit margin
Net profit margin
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE)
Return on assets (ROA)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-25), 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).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Verizon Communications Inc.’s gross profit margin ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Verizon Communications Inc.’s operating profit margin ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from 2019 to 2020.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Verizon Communications Inc.’s net profit margin ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from 2019 to 2020.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Verizon Communications Inc.’s ROE improved from 2018 to 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from 2019 to 2020.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Verizon Communications Inc.’s ROA improved from 2018 to 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from 2019 to 2020.

Gross Profit Margin

Verizon Communications Inc., gross profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross profit
Operating revenues
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
AT&T Inc.
T-Mobile US Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-25), 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).

1 2020 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × Gross profit ÷ Operating revenues
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Verizon Communications Inc.’s gross profit margin ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Operating Profit Margin

Verizon Communications Inc., operating profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Operating income
Operating revenues
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
AT&T Inc.
T-Mobile US Inc.
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
Telecommunication Services
Operating Profit Margin, Industry
Communication Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-25), 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).

1 2020 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × Operating income ÷ Operating revenues
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Verizon Communications Inc.’s operating profit margin ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from 2019 to 2020.

Net Profit Margin

Verizon Communications Inc., net profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Verizon
Operating revenues
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
AT&T Inc.
T-Mobile US Inc.
Net Profit Margin, Sector
Telecommunication Services
Net Profit Margin, Industry
Communication Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-25), 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).

1 2020 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × Net income attributable to Verizon ÷ Operating revenues
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Verizon Communications Inc.’s net profit margin ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from 2019 to 2020.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Verizon Communications Inc., ROE calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Verizon
Equity attributable to Verizon
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
AT&T Inc.
T-Mobile US Inc.
ROE, Sector
Telecommunication Services
ROE, Industry
Communication Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-25), 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).

1 2020 Calculation
ROE = 100 × Net income attributable to Verizon ÷ Equity attributable to Verizon
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Verizon Communications Inc.’s ROE improved from 2018 to 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from 2019 to 2020.

Return on Assets (ROA)

Verizon Communications Inc., ROA calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Verizon
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
AT&T Inc.
T-Mobile US Inc.
ROA, Sector
Telecommunication Services
ROA, Industry
Communication Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-25), 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).

1 2020 Calculation
ROA = 100 × Net income attributable to Verizon ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Verizon Communications Inc.’s ROA improved from 2018 to 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from 2019 to 2020.