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Verizon Communications Declares Quarterly Dividend

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Verizon Communications Declares Quarterly Dividend

11:55 EDT Thursday, June 05, 2014

NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today declared a quarterly dividend of 53 cents per outstanding share, unchanged from the previous quarter. The dividend is payable on Aug. 1, 2014, to Verizon Communications shareowners of record at the close of business on July 10, 2014.

Verizon has approximately 4.1 billion shares of common stock outstanding. The company made $5.9 billion in cash dividend payments in 2013.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America's most reliable wireless network, with more than 103 million retail connections nationwide. Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America's most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers in more than 150 countries. A Dow 30 company with more than $120 billion in 2013 revenues, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of 176,900. For more information, visit www.verizon.com.

VERIZON'S ONLINE NEWS CENTER: Verizon news releases, executive speeches and biographies, media contacts and other information are available at Verizon's online News Center at newscenter.verizon.com. The news releases are available through an RSS feed. To subscribe, visit newscenter.verizon.com/corporate/feeds.

SOURCE Verizon Communications Inc.

For further information: Bob Varettoni, 908-559-6388, robert.a.varettoni@verizon.com

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