YCharts Research: Verizon’s Surprising Upside

After the market turmoil of the past few weeks, readers have been asking for our take on more defensive names. Today, we are releasing a 1% Focus Report that does just that--detailing the business of Verizon Communications (VZ).

Here is an excerpt from the report:

Most people are understandably most excited about the wireless side of Verizon's business--Verizon Wireless--and much less excited about its old wireline segment. In fact, a prominent investment bank's equity research analysts recently made a public call for Verizon to divest itself of wireline altogether...

However, recall that while it is hard for an outperformer to surprise on the upside, it is much easier for an underperformer to do so. Let’s take a look at what makes the Wireline business tick and see if there isn’t room for a surprise in there somewhere.

To continue reading, please click here and download the full YCharts 1% Focus Report on Verizon.

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