NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today declared a quarterly dividend of 55 cents per outstanding share, unchanged from the previous quarter. The dividend is payable on Feb. 2, 2015, to Verizon Communications shareowners of record at the close of business on Jan. 9, 2015.
Verizon has approximately 4.2 billion shares of common stock outstanding. The company made $5.7 billion in cash dividend payments in the first three quarters of 2014.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America's most reliable wireless network, with more than 106 million retail connections nationwide. Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America's most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers in more than 150 countries. A Dow 30 company with more than $120 billion in 2013 revenues, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of 178,500. For more information, visit www.verizon.com/news/.
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