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Reviewing Verizon Stock’s Performance Last Year

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Shareholder returns and stock trends

Verizon Communications (VZ) stock closed at $55.27 on December 28, making its market capitalization $228.4 billion (the largest among major US wireless carriers). The stock was trading 19.9% above its 52-week low of $46.09 and 10.2% below its 52-week high of $61.58.

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Bollinger Band and moving average convergence divergence

Verizon stock closed at $55.27 on December 28, near its midrange Bollinger Band of $56.78, suggesting that Verizon stock is neither oversold nor overbought. Its 14-day MACD (moving average convergence divergence) was -1.04, while T-Mobile’s, AT&T’s, and Sprint’s were -1.30, -0.94, and -0.04, respectively. A stock’s MACD marks the difference between its long- and short-term moving averages. Verizon’s negative MACD denotes a downward trading trend.

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