Operating Activities Analysis Verizon Communications Inc.

Core Income Sources

  • Service Revenue
  • Wireless Equipment Revenue

Comprehensive Income Sources

  • Foreign Currency Translation Adjustments - ~$1.2 Billion Loss in 2014
  • Unrealized Gains (Losses) on Cash Flow Hedges - ~$200 Million Loss in 2014
  • Unrealized Gains (Losses) on Marketable Securities
  • Defined Benefit Pension and Post-retirement Plans

Quality of Earnings

  • Quantity Versus Quality
  • Revenue Virtually Guaranteed

Operating and Non-Operating Income Sources

  • Dividends
  • Interest on Securities
  • Net Gains or Losses on Securities
  • Gains or Losses on Foreign Exchange Transactions

Permanent and Transitory Earnings

  • Service Revenues - Permanent
  • Cancellation Fees - Transitory

Projecting Future EarningsStable Income Sources

  • Operating Revenue - Increased yearly from '13-'15
  • Stable Income Sources


Verizon Communications Inc. (2016, February 23). U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Retrieved February 20, 2017, from https://www.sec.gov/cgi-bin/viewer?action=view&cik=732712&accession_number=0001193125-16-473367&xbrl_type=v

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