Solid cordless solution profits development highlights Verizon’s 4Q and also 2022 outcomes

January 24, 2023

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2022 highlights

Consolidated:

  • Full-year 2022 profits per share (EPS) of $5.06, compared to $5.32 in 2021; changed EPS 1, omitting unique things, of $5.18, compared to 2021 changed EPS 1 2 of $5.50.
  • Complete operating profits of $136.8 billion in full-year 2022, up 2.4 percent year over year.

4Q 2022 highlights

Consolidated:

  • $ 1.56 in EPS, compared to $1.11 in fourth-quarter 2021; changed EPS 1, omitting unique things, of $1.19, compared to $1.33 in fourth-quarter 2021 2
  • Complete operating profits of $35.3 billion, a boost of 3.5 percent from fourth-quarter 2021.
  • Take-home pay of $6.7 billion, a boost of 41.4 percent from fourth-quarter 2021, and also changed EBITDA 1 of $11.7 billion, down 0.2 percent year over year.
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Complete Wireless:

  • Complete cordless solution profits 5 of $18.8 billion, a 5.9 percent rise year over year.
  • Postpaid phone internet enhancements 3 of 217,000, and also retail postpaid internet enhancements 3 of 1,434,000, which was the very best solitary quarter efficiency in 7 years. Full-year 2022 retail postpaid internet enhancements 3 were 2,605,000, a boost of 23.2 percent from full-year 2021. This success was driven by solid set cordless energy, tablet computer and also wearables fostering and also consecutive enhancement in phone internet enhancements.
  • Complete retail postpaid spin 3 of 1.14 percent, and also retail postpaid phone spin 3 of 0.89 percent.

Complete Broadband:

  • Complete broadband internet enhancements of 416,000 was the very best overall broadband efficiency in over a years, mirroring a solid need for Fios and also dealt with cordless items. This outcome consisted of 379,000 dealt with cordless internet enhancements, a boost of 37,000 dealt with cordless internet enhancements from third-quarter 2022. The business reported consecutive quarterly internet enhancement development in dealt with wireless throughout 2022. Full-year 2022 overall broadband internet enhancements were 1,290,000, a boost from 409,000 overall broadband internet enhancements in full-year 2021.
  • 59,000 Fios Web internet enhancements.
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NEW YORK CITY – Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) shut 2022 with fourth-quarter outcomes noted by cordless solution profits development and also the greatest overall cordless retail postpaid internet enhancements 3 in 7 years.

” We provided on the functional assumptions and also monetary targets that we embeded in the 2nd fifty percent of 2022,” stated Verizon Chairman and also Chief Executive Officer Hans Vestberg. “We are quickly constructing out our C-Band range with one of the most hostile network implementation in our business’s background and also are well placed to boost and also increase our efficiency. Wireless flexibility and also across the country broadband will certainly be 2 of one of the most substantial factors to our development for the following numerous years.

For fourth-quarter 2022, Verizon reported EPS of $1.56, compared to $1.11 in fourth-quarter 2021. On a modified basis 1, omitting unique things, EPS was $1.19 in fourth-quarter 2022, compared to modified EPS 1 of $1.33 in fourth-quarter 2021 2

Fourth-quarter 2022 profits consisted of a pre-tax internet gain from unique things of around $2.1 billion. This consisted of an internet pre-tax advantage of around $2.5 billion pertaining to a mark-to-market change for pension plan and also OPEB (various other post-employment advantages) responsibilities, a $304 million cost associated with severance and also the influences of amortization of abstract possessions associated with TracFone and also various other procurements of $115 million.

For full-year 2022, Verizon reported $5.06 in EPS, compared to $5.32 for full-year 2021. On a modified basis 1, omitting unique things, 2022 EPS was $5.18, compared to $5.50 for 2021 2

Consolidated outcomes

  • Complete combined operating profits in fourth-quarter 2022 of $35.3 billion, up 3.5 percent from fourth-quarter 2021. Earnings development was driven by solution and also various other profits and also tools profits. Full-year 2022 combined operating profits was $136.8 billion, up 2.4 percent year over year.
  • Complete cordless solution profits 5 in fourth-quarter 2022 enhanced 5.9 percent year over year. This rise was driven by unrestricted strategy movements, the business’s greatest overall cordless retail postpaid internet enhancements in 7 years, rates activities that were applied starting in June 2022 and also a complete quarter payment from TracFone. Full-year 2022 cordless solution profits 5 enhanced 8.6 percent year over year. The outcomes for both fourth-quarter 2021 and also full-year 2021 consisted of a partial payment from the purchase of TracFone, which was finished in November 2021.
  • Take-home pay of $6.7 billion, a boost of 41.4 percent contrasted to fourth-quarter 2021, and also changed EBITDA 1 of $11.7 billion, a decrease of 0.2 percent year over year.
  • Capital from procedures completed $37.1 billion in 2022, a reduction from $39.5 billion in 2021. This decrease was mostly driven by greater tool repayment receivables as the business’s tool repayment profile enhanced by around $5 billion throughout 2022.
  • Full-year 2022 capital investment were $23.1 billion, consisting of C-Band costs of $6.2 billion.
  • The business finished 2022 with cost-free capital 1 of $14.1 billion, a reduction from $19.3 billion at year-end 2021.
  • Verizon’s unsafe financial obligation since completion of fourth-quarter 2022 lowered by $766 million sequentially to $130.6 billion. The business’s internet unsafe financial obligation 1 equilibrium lowered sequentially by $1.3 billion to $128.0 billion, and also its internet unsafe financial obligation to changed EBITDA proportion 1 at quarter-end was around 2.7 times.

Verizon Customer results

  • Complete Verizon Customer profits was $26.8 billion, a boost of 4.2 percent year over year, driven by cordless solution profits. For full-year 2022, overall Verizon Customer profits was $103.5 billion, a boost of 8.6 percent from full-year 2021.
  • Wireless solution profits enhanced 6.1 percent year over year. For full-year 2022, overall Customer cordless solution profits was $61.5 billion, a boost of 9.6 percent from full-year 2021. This rise was driven by costs fostering, total postpaid link development, rates activities that were applied starting in June 2022 and also the addition of TracFone outcomes.
  • Customer cordless retail postpaid spin 3 was 1.06 percent in fourth-quarter 2022, and also cordless retail postpaid phone spin 3 was 0.86 percent.
  • In fourth-quarter 2022, Customer reported 41,000 cordless retail postpaid phone internet enhancements 3 Customer finished fourth-quarter 2022 with 59 percent of its postpaid cordless phone consumers having 5G-capable tools.
  • Customer reported 175,000 cordless retail pre-paid bottom lines 3 in fourth-quarter 2022.
  • Customer reported 262,000 dealt with cordless internet enhancements and also 56,000 Fios Web internet enhancements in fourth-quarter 2022. For full-year 2022, Customer reported 776,000 dealt with cordless internet enhancements and also 199,000 Fios Web internet enhancements. Customer Fios profits was $2.9 billion in fourth-quarter 2022, level year over year. Full-year 2022 Customer Fios profits was $11.6 billion, a boost of 0.6 percent from full-year 2021.
  • In fourth-quarter 2022, Customer running earnings was $7.0 billion, a reduction of 4.4 percent year over year, and also section operating earnings margin was 26.3 percent, a reduction from 28.6 percent in fourth-quarter 2021. Full-year 2022 Customer operating earnings was $28.8 billion and also section operating earnings margin was 27.9 percent, a reduction from 31.4 percent in full-year 2021. Section EBITDA 1 in fourth-quarter 2022 was $10.1 billion, a reduction of 2.0 percent year over year. This decrease resulted from greater marketing expenditure pertaining to tool aids. Section EBITDA margin 1 was 37.9 percent, a reduction from 40.3 percent in fourth-quarter 2021. For the complete year, section EBITDA margin 1 was 40.2 percent in 2022, a reduction from 43.7 percent in 2021.

Verizon Service results

  • Complete Verizon Service profits was $7.9 billion in fourth-quarter 2022, a boost of 1.2 percent year over year. Development was mostly driven by Tiny and also Tool Service flexibility, partly countered by wireline decreases. For full-year 2022, overall Verizon Service profits was $31.1 billion, level year over year, as solid cordless efficiency was countered by wireline decreases.
  • Service cordless solution profits was $3.3 billion, a boost of 4.7 percent year over year. This development was driven mostly by the proceeded energy in including even more consumers onto the system. Full-year 2022 Service cordless solution profits was $12.8 billion, a boost of 3.9 percent contrasted to full-year 2021.
  • Service reported 455,000 cordless retail postpaid internet enhancements 3 in fourth-quarter 2022, consisting of 176,000 postpaid phone internet enhancements 3 This was the 6th successive quarter that Service reported greater than 150,000 postpaid phone internet enhancements.
  • Service cordless retail postpaid spin 3 was 1.38 percent in fourth-quarter 2022, and also cordless retail postpaid phone spin 3 was 1.06 percent.
  • Service reported 117,000 dealt with cordless internet enhancements in fourth-quarter 2022.
  • In fourth-quarter 2022, Verizon Service running earnings was $585 million, a reduction of 26.5 percent year over year, and also section operating earnings margin was 7.4 percent, a reduction from 10.2 percent in fourth-quarter 2021. Full-year 2022 section operating earnings was $2.6 billion and also section operating earnings margin was 8.5 percent, compared to 11.1 percent in full-year 2021. Section EBITDA 1 was $1.7 billion in fourth-quarter 2022, a reduction of 8.2 percent year over year, which showed greater aids as a result of enhanced activations and also sales-related expenditure, in addition to decreases in high margin wireline incomes. Section EBITDA margin 1 was 21.3 percent in fourth-quarter 2022, a reduction from 23.5 percent in fourth-quarter 2021. For the complete year, section EBITDA margin 1 was 22.3 percent, a reduction from 24.2 percent in 2021.

Expectation and also advice

For 2023, Verizon anticipates the following:

  • Complete cordless solution profits development 4 5 of 2.5 percent to 4.5 percent.
  • Changed EBITDA 1 of $47.0 billion to $48.5 billion.
  • Changed EPS 1 of $4.55 to $4.85.
  • Changed reliable earnings tax obligation price 1 in the series of 22.5 percent to 24.0 percent.
  • Capital investment in the series of $18.25 billion to $19.25 billion, consisting of the last around $1.75 billion of the step-by-step $10 billion of C-Band-related capital investment.

1 Non-GAAP monetary step. See the going along with timetables and also www.verizon.com/about/investors for settlements of non-GAAP monetary procedures mentioned in this file to many straight similar monetary procedures under typically approved bookkeeping concepts (GAAP).

2 Changed EPS for the previous year duration has actually been reclassified to comply with existing duration discussion.

3 At the end of the 4th quarter of 2022, Verizon totally deactivated its 3G network, as an outcome of which around 909,000 cordless retail postpaid links (576,000 Customer and also 333,000 Service links), consisting of 392,000 cordless retail postpaid phone links (180,000 Customer and also 212,000 Service links), and also 237,000 cordless retail pre-paid links were detached from its network. The influence of the 3G network closure has actually been omitted for objectives of computing cordless retail internet enhancements and also cordless spin for the particular durations.

4 Consists of an advantage of around 190 basis factors from the reallocation from Various other profits to Wireless solution profits. This arises from a bigger allowance of management and also telco healing fees which partially recuperate network running prices.

5 Complete cordless solution profits stands for the amount of Customer and also Service sections.


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