Shares of Verizon Communications Inc.
were unchanged Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.20% to 4,367.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.07% to 34,823.35. Verizon Communications Inc. closed $6.00 below its 52-week high ($61.95), which the company achieved on December 2nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Apple Inc.
rose 0.96% to $146.80, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
rose 0.68% to $2,568.43, and AT&T Inc.
rose 0.39% to $28.01. Trading volume (16.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 15.7 M.