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Verizon Communications (VZ)
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Emcee:  Rob Preuss Type:  Unmoderated
Verizon shares begin trading on Wall Street

Monday 3 July 2000

The merger of Bell Atlantic (BEL) and GTE (GTE) became
official in the eyes of Wall Street as the combined company,
Verizon Communications (VZ), began trading on the New York
Stock Exchange. It ended its first day at 55, up 4 3/8,
with 3.3 million shares being traded.

Charles Lee, former chairman and CEO of GTE, and Ivan
Seidenberg, former chairman and CEO of Bell Atlantic, were
on hand at the Big Board Monday to ring the opening bell as
trading in Verizon shares began.

The new company has more than 260,000 employees and is
effectively the largest U.S. wireless company, at three
times the size of its nearest rival, AT&T Wireless (AWE).
It is also the world’s largest provider of print and online
directory information.

Vodafone (VOD) holds about a 45% interest in Verizon
Wireless, a subsidiary of Verizon Communications.
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2043Once Upon A Time ... Many many many Moons Ago, Ivan the Terrible rings a bell .Ms. Baby Boomer-May 9
2042Needless to say, Moi has stayed at numerous Las Vegas Hotels since the 1980s ..Ms. Baby Boomer-February 5
2041The 5G Disruption continues into 2024 .... MMs. Baby Boomer-January 25
2040For 5G vendors in the US, the worst may be over Mike Dano January 23, 2024 AftJohn Hayman1January 24
2039Verizon to Book $5.8 Billion Charge on Business Unit Telecom giant lowers valueSr K2January 17
2038Private number again today ... This ain't funny .... MMs. Baby Boomer-January 11
2037Private Number ... What R U doing to my phone .... MMs. Baby Boomer-January 10
2036GLOBAL X Money Manager is buying more Verizon (NYSE: VZ) .... MMs. Baby Boomer112/14/2023
2035Somebody bought an early Birthday present for himself .... MMs. Baby Boomer-12/9/2023
2034$830.00 for the new Apple I Phone .... MMs. Baby Boomer-9/22/2023
2033Mr. Seidenberg .... MMs. Baby Boomer-9/19/2023
2032The 28's was MCI .... MMs. Baby Boomer-8/16/2023
2031I guess time will tell. A retest of 52wk lows doesn't seem that silly to me nicewatch-8/16/2023
2030No ... I took you off my Ignore List .... MMs. Baby Boomer-8/14/2023
2029Do you think VZ will make a new 52 week low this month or next month? 28s or lownicewatch-8/9/2023
2028most interesting reader comment ( I thought ) ..................................Jon Koplik17/22/2023
2027Barrons / reader comments / re : AT&T and Verizon’s Dividends ..............Jon Koplik-7/22/2023
2026Barrons -- Are AT&T and Verizon’s Dividends Safe ? What the Math Says ......Jon Koplik17/22/2023
2025<B>Verizon Business introduces global IoT eSIM platform with network-operaMs. Baby Boomer-7/19/2023
2024WSJ -- Telecom stocks continue slide after WSJ investigation into toxic lead cabJon Koplik27/18/2023
2023My Summer Job, aka T is trending towards what I paid for IT in 1970 ... Did notMs. Baby Boomer-7/17/2023
2022Not a Judy Collins fan .... MMs. Baby Boomer-7/17/2023
2021Ground Control to Ms. Baby Boomer, please listen here: [youtube video] .nicewatch-7/17/2023
2020Hello FIDO, VERIZON still have a Company Buyback Plan ???? :) MMs. Baby Boomer-7/17/2023
2019I'm not short VZ stock, never have been. But your defiance is fascinating tonicewatch-7/17/2023
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