Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Further Extends its FiOS TV Service

  on Nov 29,2012 Posted in Business News ,Finance
 
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Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has added an extra application to its FIOS TV service. The app has been added to the LG Smart TVs and  made possible the accessibility to more than 75 channels and Flex View on-demand.

Similarly, various tech giants last week released various applications including Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for its Xbox360, Samsung’s connected TV platform and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for its iPad. This application is available on all 2012 Smart TVs and is modified for LG’s Magic Remote gesture control feature.

There is no cable box needed for this while using it.  Some of the key channels,  like ESPN, are still  missing due to some errors which are under review and will be completely fixed. The Company’s recent deal with NBCUniversal led to the improvement to its TV Everywhere selection.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) hit 10.74% as their profit margin for the last twelve months and had an operating margin of 13.32%. Evaluating management effectiveness, return on equity was maintained at 8.03% in last twelve months. Return on assets was 5.35%. In the previous 52 weeks the stock has traded between $36.33 – $48.77. The last session’s volume of 14.21 million shares competed with the average daily trading volume of 13.21 million shares.

Within the industry, Equinix Inc (NASDAQ:EQIX) had a 6.40% profit margin in the last twelve months and an operating margin at 20.67%. Return on equity for this company was 5.43% in the last twelve months. Return on assets was 1.99%. In the last year the stock has moved within a range of $96.50 – $212.00. The last session’s volume of 617,388 shares competed with the average daily trading volume of 1.01 million shares.

Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc (NASDAQ:ALSK) recorded a profit margin of 3.01% for the prior 12 months and an operating margin at 16.13%. Return on investment for this stock was 2.04% while return on assets was 1.78%.

Within the industry, BCE Inc. (USA) (NYSE:BCE) had a 14.10% profit margin in the last twelve months and an operating margin at 18.48%. Return on equity for this company was 23.10% in the last twelve months. Return on assets was 6.97%.

 



 

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