Recently, Verizon's stock (NYSE:VZ) has slumped amidst a series of negative news stories regarding Verizon. These stories do not reflect the long-term potential of the company, and present an attractive entry opportunity.
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Last month, Verizon reported earnings per share of 86 cents compared to estimates of 89 cents. (CFO) Amidst challenges arising from the growth of competitors T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Sprint (NYSE:S), revenue was down 5.6% in the fourth quarter. However, the company is still committed to long-term growth, with CEO Lowell McAdam saying "We are positioning Verizon for future growth and continued sustainable shareholder value."