Note: Verizon Communications's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
Verizon Communications has actively raised capital from investors. These investors may include private investors, venture capital firms, or other investment vehicles.
February 28, 2014
Complete list of funding rounds and total amounts in the Company Report
Trademark applications show the products and services that Verizon Communications is developing and marketing.
Verizon Communications doesn't have any recent trademark applications, indicating Verizon Communications is focusing on
its existing business rather than expanding into new products and markets.
Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.
RICHER. DEEPER. BROADER. Telecommunication and information technology services, namely, transmission of voice, data, images, audio, video, information and other content via a communications network; providing multiple-user access to a communications network
CHOICE. FLEXIBILITY. CONVERGENCE AT YOUR OWN PACE. Distributorship services in the field of telecommunication products; operation and administration of telecommunication systems and networks for others
Determine whether Verizon Communications grew or shrank during the last recession. This is useful in estimating the
financial strength and credit risk of the company.
Compare how recession-proof Verizon Communications is relative to the industry overall.
While a new recession may strike a particular industry, measuring the
industry and company's robustness during the last recession estimates its ability to weather future recessions.
Market Share of Verizon Communications's Largest Competitors
A competitive analysis shows these companies are in the same general field as Verizon Communications, even though they may not compete head-to-head.
These are the largest companies by revenue. However, they may not have the largest market share in this industry if they have diversified into other business lines.
The "Competition" section of a business plan or investment memorandum would start by analyzing the information about these companies.
Competitive advantage comes from offering better pricing or superior products/service.
These companies are similar in business line and location to Verizon Communications.
While some companies compete with neighboring businesses for customers, other companies may compete to attract skilled employees.
These companies are in the same general field as Verizon Communications and are rapidly expanding. Companies may grow organically or through acquisition. In some cases apparently high growth rates may be caused by data that weren't available in previous years.