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Holding back the Dow today is Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a $1.04 decline (-2.1%) bringing the stock to $48.62. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 7.87 points or roughly accounting for 43.7% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for Verizon Communications currently sits at 2.4 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 13.8 million shares.buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.
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