Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) recently saw its volume around 15228603 shares and on average it trades 10704420 shares a day. The opening price of $56.56, led it to gain -1.93% to reach $55.5 upon the closing bell.

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Analyst Opinion

Verizon Communications Inc. is currently rated as hold by 26 stock analysts, with the company still having around 0.79% shares outstanding that can be sold short legally. The value of their shares went down by -3.21% last month. Over the course of a year, the stock has fallen by -1.28%. Financial analysts are becoming more bullish than ever, with the 8 analysts who cover the activities of VZ advising investors to buy. Experts on Wall Street have set a price target of $59.61 for the stock. The decision was arrived after looking at their 7.41% gain from current levels. At the moment, Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) trading price is around -9.87% below its 52-week high.

Verizon Communications Inc. Earnings Surprise

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) was successful in overcoming the expected $1.17 as the stock recorded an earnings of $1.2 a piece during their last financial report presentation. Revenue, meanwhile, had a distance of -6.22% from the previous quarter, with the company recording $32.15 billion in revenue.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Intraday View

The shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) have struggled and recovered 10.89% ever since it recorded its 52 week low. During the course of 5 days, the stock price volatility has remained at 1.28%, increasing the time frame to a month, the volatility recorded was 1.25%. The price of their shares still hasn’t been successful in staying above its 20 day-moving average, staying at a distance of -3.32% and while its 50-day moving average is around -3.37%. In a look at the previous five trading session VZ stock has returned -3.61% and sank -2.7% when compared to its 200-day moving average that is $57.16. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) will look to keep its 9.36% increase that it witnessed in the past year.

As the normal trading session ended, the stock of BlackBerry Limited (NYSE:BB), fetched in a $0.04 spike to $7.12. The session began with the stock price at $7.1, hitting a high of $7.15 before down again. For the week, analysts seem to be okay with their neutral with the consensus call staying at 2.7. BlackBerry Limited gets 1 buy analyst recommendations while 5 recommend a hold and 0 rated it as a sell. The shares of the company tumbled -40.67% from its high $12, with their overall market value now roughly $3.88 billion.

BlackBerry Limited (BB) Consensus Price Target

The mean recommendation of BB on Reuter’s scale dropped from 2.75 to 2.73 within 30 days. This figure implies that the majority of analysts rate it as a hold. The price target for BlackBerry Limited (NYSE:BB) is now around $10.57 a share, implying the stock has what it takes to grow by 48.46%. The recent trading session also indicated the stock needs to add 103.65% more meet analysts’ high consensus price target.

BlackBerry Limited (NYSE:BB) Intraday Trading

The current trading volume of the company was 4784297 shares during the last session. That compares with the recent average volume of 4687500 shares. By the end of the regular trading session, the price volatility over a 1-week span was 1.94 % while over a month it stood at 2.98%. The stock price of BB dropped to $7.01 during the day and at a certain time in 12 months it traded as low as $6.57. It has made a 8.37% recovery since its 52-week low point and has returned 0.14% year-to-date. [T3]