Verizon ends 2021 with strong wireless service revenue and EPS growth
4Q 2021 highlights
NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) closed 2021 with another quarter of strong wireless service revenue growth and increased 5G phone adoption, as more than one in three Consumer wireless phone customers now have a 5G-capable device.
“Verizon delivered another strong earnings performance this quarter,” said Verizon Chief Financial Officer Matt Ellis. "Our financial discipline enabled us to deliver attractive service revenue growth and profitability this quarter as we expanded our portfolio with the TracFone acquisition and saw strong demand for our products and services. In 2021 we delivered on raised adjusted EPS* expectations, grew revenue, achieved our $10 billion cost savings goal, and funded our C-Band spectrum investment."
Outlook and guidance
For 2022, Verizon expects the following:
*Non-GAAP financial measure. See the accompanying schedules and www.verizon.com/about/investors for reconciliations to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for non-GAAP financial measures cited in this document.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was formed on June 30, 2000 and is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $133.6 billion in 2021. The company offers data, video and voice services and solutions on its award-winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.
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