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Canaccord Genuity Sticks With Buy on Verizon (VZ) Post Q2

July 19, 2013 10:26 AM EDT Send to a Friend
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Canaccord Genuity analyst Greg Miller reiterated a Buy rating and $55 price target on Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) Friday following in line Q2 results.

Miller said "Verizon reported results basically in line with expectations... Importantly, the company barely addressed its potential entry into the Canadian wireless market or the ever-present possibility of the acquisition of part or all of the 45% interest in Verizon Wireless it currently does not hold leaving it open to speculation. Even though we have yet to witness a wireline recovery and with the US wireless business becoming increasingly competitive and no clear determination on near-term M&A activity, we continue to recommend the share for purchase with a $55 price target."

Miller increased his 2013 estimated revenue to $120.3B from $120.5B.

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Shares of Verizon Communications closed at $49.97 yesterday.




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