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Verizon Reports Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Operating Income and Earnings Growth

NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

1Q 2014 HIGHLIGHTS

Consolidated

  • $1.15 in earnings per share (EPS) and 84 cents in adjusted EPS (non-GAAP), excluding net non-operational gains and losses – compared with 68 cents in both reported and adjusted EPS in 1Q 2013.

Wireless

  • 7.5 percent year-over-year increase in service revenues; 6.7 percent year-over-year increase in retail service revenues; 35.0 percent operating income margin; 52.1 percent segment EBITDA margin on service revenues (non-GAAP).
  • Added 549,000 net retail connections, including 539,000 net retail postpaid connections; low retail postpaid churn of 1.07 percent; 103.3 million total retail connections; 97.3 million total retail postpaid connections.

Wireline

  • 6.2 percent year-over-year increase in consumer revenues; consumer ARPU (average revenue per user) up 11.3 percent year over year.
  • 15.5 percent year-over-year increase in FiOS revenues; 98,000 FiOS Internet and 57,000 FiOS Video net additions.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today reported its fifth consecutive quarter of double-digit percentage growth in operating income and earnings per share. First-quarter 2014 results included the impact of February's close of the $130 billion transaction to acquire full ownership of Verizon Wireless.

Lowell McAdam, Verizon chairman and CEO, said: "Verizon has delivered double-digit earnings growth in eight of the past nine quarters, and in first-quarter 2014 we posted our strongest consolidated revenue growth in five quarters. With the wireless transaction now behind us, we have great confidence in our ability to sustain these strong results.

"We are already seeing the expected earnings accretion from the transaction," McAdam added. "The full access we now have to the significant cash flows of Verizon Wireless is energizing our efforts to provide customers with product and service innovations and to enable powerful solutions to some of the world's biggest challenges."

Verizon reported $1.15 in EPS in first-quarter 2014, compared with 68 cents per share in first-quarter 2013. First-quarter 2014 results included an after-tax gain of approximately $1.9 billion (55 cents per share) related to the sale of Verizon's minority interest in Vodafone Omnitel as part of the wireless transaction, and charges of $575 million (17 cents per share) related to debt redemption and $260 million (8 cents per share) in interest and financing costs related to the wireless transaction.

On an adjusted basis (non-GAAP), Verizon reported EPS of 84 cents in first-quarter 2014, compared with 68 cents per share in first-quarter 2013 – an increase of 23.5 percent.

With the transaction to acquire full ownership of Verizon Wireless closing on Feb. 21, Verizon's first-quarter 2014 results only include five weeks of the full results of Verizon Wireless. On a non-GAAP, illustrative basis, adjusted EPS of 84 cents would have been 91 cents per share assuming 100 percent ownership of Verizon Wireless and all shares issued in the transaction were outstanding for the full quarter.

Consolidated Results Highlighted by Top-Line Growth, Margin Expansion

With continued solid operational execution and revenue growth across all strategic areas – Verizon Wireless, FiOS and strategic enterprise services – Verizon delivered consolidated top-line growth and margin expansion in first-quarter 2014.

Consolidated Highlights

  • Driven by wireless and FiOS services, total operating revenues in first-quarter 2014 were $30.8 billion, a 4.8 percent increase compared with first-quarter 2013 and the company's highest quarterly growth rate in the past five quarters.
  • Continued effective cost management drove first-quarter 2014 operating income to $7.2 billion, a 15.1 percent increase compared with first-quarter 2013.
  • Consolidated operating income margin was 23.2 percent for first-quarter 2014, compared with 21.1 percent for first-quarter 2013. Consolidated EBITDA margin (non-GAAP, based on earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) was 36.7 percent for first-quarter 2014, compared with 35.1 percent for first-quarter 2013.
  • Cash flow from operating activities totaled $7.1 billion in the quarter, compared with $7.5 billion in first-quarter 2013. First-quarter 2014 cash flow included an incremental $1.3 billion in interest payments and $200 million in pension funding that the company did not have in first-quarter 2013. Capital expenditures totaled $4.15 billion in first-quarter 2014, and the company continues to target full-year investments in the range of $16.5 billion to $17 billion, with a decrease in capital spending as a percentage of total revenues.
  • Free cash flow (non-GAAP, cash flow from operations less capital expenditures) totaled $3.0 billion in first-quarter 2014, compared with $3.9 billion in first-quarter 2013. With full ownership of Verizon Wireless, Verizon retains 100 percent – rather than 55 percent – of the Verizon Wireless free cash flow. On a comparable basis, free cash flow available to Verizon Communications was approximately $1.4 billion higher in first-quarter 2014 than in first-quarter 2013, assuming all free cash flow at Verizon Wireless had been distributed to the partners.

Verizon Wireless Delivers Strong Profitability and Customer, Revenue Growth

In first-quarter 2014, Verizon Wireless delivered strong growth in retail postpaid net additions and revenues, an increase in smartphone penetration, and continued high segment EBITDA margin on service revenues (non-GAAP).

Wireless Financial Highlights

  • Total revenues were $20.9 billion in first-quarter 2014, up 6.9 percent year over year. Service revenues in the quarter totaled $18.0 billion, up 7.5 percent year over year. Retail service revenues grew 6.7 percent year over year, to $17.2 billion.
  • Retail postpaid ARPA (average revenue per account) increased 6.3 percent over first-quarter 2013, to $159.67 per month. 
  • In first-quarter 2014, wireless operating income margin was 35.0 percent and segment EBITDA margin on service revenues was 52.1 percent. This compares with 32.9 percent and 50.4 percent, respectively, in first-quarter 2013.

Wireless Operational Highlights

  • Verizon Wireless added 549,000 retail net connections, including 539,000 retail postpaid net connections, in the first quarter. These additions exclude acquisitions and adjustments.
  • At the end of the first quarter, the company had 103.3 million retail connections, including 97.3 million retail postpaid connections, a 4.4 percent increase year over year.
  • Verizon Wireless had 35.1 million retail postpaid accounts at the end of the first quarter, a 0.3 percent increase over first-quarter 2013, and 2.77 connections per account, up 3.7 percent year over year.
  • At the end of the first quarter, smartphones accounted for more than 72 percent of the Verizon Wireless retail postpaid customer phone base, up from 70 percent at year-end 2013.
  • Retail postpaid churn was 1.07 percent in the first quarter, up 6 basis points year over year. Retail churn was 1.37 percent in the first quarter, up 7 basis points year over year.
  • The company continued to enhance its 4G LTE smartphone lineup. In the first quarter, Verizon Wireless launched the Nokia Lumia Icon and the HTC One (M8). The company also launched the following tablets: the Nexus 7, the LG G Pad 8.3 LTE, the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro and the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition. Earlier this month, Verizon Wireless launched the Samsung Galaxy S 5 and ATIV SE, the Lucid 3 by LG and the DROID MAXX by Motorola 16GB.
  • Verizon Wireless was the network performance leader in the rankings of wireless providers in the United States in the first Root Metrics National RootScore Report, issued in March. Verizon Wireless was the leader in the state rankings with wins or ties for first place for overall performance in 45 states.

Wireline Consumer Revenue Growth Remains Strong

Verizon's wireline segment reported continued strong results for consumer services, where year-over-year quarterly revenues now have grown by more than 4 percent for seven consecutive quarters.

Wireline Financial Highlights

  • In first-quarter 2014, consumer revenues were $3.8 billion, an increase of 6.2 percent compared with first-quarter 2013. Consumer ARPU for wireline services increased to $120.17 in first-quarter 2014, up 11.3 percent compared with first-quarter 2013.
  • Representing 74 percent of total consumer revenues, FiOS consumer revenues grew 14.6 percent year over year, and total FiOS revenues grew 15.5 percent over the same periods. For the first time, total quarterly FiOS revenues surpassed $3 billion in first-quarter 2014.
  • Wireline operating income margin was 1.5 percent in first-quarter 2014, up from 0.1 percent in first-quarter 2013. Segment EBITDA margin (non-GAAP) was 22.3 percent in first-quarter 2014, compared with 21.4 percent in first-quarter 2013.
  • Sales of strategic services to global enterprise customers increased 1.8 percent compared with first-quarter 2013. Strategic services include private IP, Ethernet, data center, cloud, security and managed services.

Wireline Operational Highlights

  • In first-quarter 2014, Verizon added 98,000 net new FiOS Internet connections and 57,000 net new FiOS Video connections. Verizon had totals of 6.2 million FiOS Internet and 5.3 million FiOS Video connections at the end of the first quarter, representing year-over-year increases of 9.9 percent and 8.7 percent, respectively.
  • FiOS Internet penetration (subscribers as a percentage of potential subscribers) was 39.7 percent at the end of first-quarter 2014, compared with 38.2 percent at the end of first-quarter 2013. In the same periods, FiOS Video penetration was 35.0 percent, compared with 34.1 percent. The FiOS network passed 18.9 million premises by the end of first-quarter 2014.
  • By the end of first-quarter 2014, 51 percent of consumer FiOS Internet customers subscribed to FiOS Quantum, which provides speeds ranging from 50 to 500 megabits per second, up from 46 percent at year-end 2013.
  • Broadband connections totaled more than 9.0 million at the end of first-quarter 2014, a 1.5 percent year-over-year increase. Net broadband connections increased by 16,000 in first-quarter 2014, as FiOS Internet net additions more than offset declines in DSL-based High Speed Internet connections.
  • Verizon has been replacing high-maintenance portions of its residential copper network with fiber optics to provide enhanced services and to reduce ongoing repair costs. In first-quarter 2014, Verizon migrated an additional 78,000 customers from copper.
  • In the first quarter, Verizon Enterprise Solutions began deploying innovative cloud, security, M2M (machine-to-machine), networking and other technology solutions for a variety of clients around the globe, including Kaiser Permanente, Molina Healthcare, Forest Pharmaceuticals, National DCP, American First Credit Union, Schindler Elevator, Sally Beauty Holdings, TE Connectivity, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Mitsuba Corporation, State of Delaware, Alcatel-Lucent and Oracle. In addition, it added Oracle, SAP, Hitachi Data Systems Corporation and CloudBees to the growing number of leading technology companies that will offer services on Verizon's next-generation cloud computing and cloud storage platform, Verizon Cloud.

Other Guidance and Outlook Items

Verizon continues to target consolidated top-line growth of 4 percent and adjusted consolidated EBITDA margin expansion in 2014, with positive contributions to profitable growth from both wireless and wireline.

In wireless, pricing under Verizon Edge – which makes it easy for customers to buy a new smartphone with a low upfront cost and affordable monthly payments – had minimal impact on first-quarter 2014 ARPA and EBITDA margin. Continued Edge adoption will likely have a greater impact on service revenue growth in subsequent quarters, as service revenues shift to equipment revenues.

Verizon reiterates guidance of increases in wireless and wireline EBITDA and EBITDA margin in 2014.

NOTE: See the accompanying schedules and www.verizon.com/investor for reconciliations to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for non-GAAP financial measures cited in this document.

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.

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Forward-Looking Statements

In this communication we have made forward-looking statements.  These statements are based on our estimates and assumptions and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include the information concerning our possible or assumed future results of operations.  Forward-looking statements also include those preceded or followed by the words "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," "hopes" or similar expressions. For those statements, we claim the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The following important factors, along with those discussed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), could affect future results and could cause those results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements: the ability to realize the expected benefits of our transaction with Vodafone in the timeframe expected or at all; an adverse change in the ratings afforded our debt securities by nationally accredited ratings organizations or adverse conditions in the credit markets affecting the cost, including interest rates, and/or availability of further financing; significantly increased levels of indebtedness as a result of the Vodafone transaction; changes in tax laws or treaties, or in their interpretation; adverse conditions in the U.S. and international economies; material adverse changes in labor matters, including labor negotiations, and any resulting financial and/or operational impact; material changes in technology or technology substitution; disruption of our key suppliers' provisioning of products or services; changes in the regulatory environment in which we operate, including any increase in restrictions on our ability to operate our networks; breaches of network or information technology security, natural disasters, terrorist attacks or acts of war or significant litigation and any resulting financial impact not covered by insurance; the effects of competition in the markets in which we operate; changes in accounting assumptions that regulatory agencies, including the SEC, may require or that result from changes in the accounting rules or their application, which could result in an impact on earnings; significant increases in benefit plan costs or lower investment returns on plan assets; and the inability to implement our business strategies.

 

Verizon Communications Inc.




Condensed Consolidated Statements of Income



















(dollars in millions, except per share amounts)








 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 


Unaudited

3/31/14

3/31/13

 % Change 






Operating Revenues

$      30,818

$      29,420

4.8






Operating Expenses




Cost of services and sales

11,189

10,932

2.4

Selling, general and administrative expense

8,332

8,148

2.3

Depreciation and amortization expense

4,137

4,118

0.5

Total Operating Expenses

23,658

23,198

2.0






Operating Income

7,160

6,222

15.1

Equity in earnings of unconsolidated businesses

1,902

(5)

*

Other income and (expense), net

(894)

39

*

Interest expense

(1,214)

(537)

*

Income Before Provision for Income Taxes

6,954

5,719

21.6

Provision for income taxes

(968)

(864)

12.0

Net Income

$        5,986

$        4,855

23.3






Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests

$        2,039

2,903

(29.8)

Net income attributable to Verizon

3,947

1,952

*

Net Income

$        5,986

$        4,855

23.3






Basic Earnings per Common Share 




Net income attributable to Verizon

$           1.15

$             .68

69.1






Weighted average number of common shares (in millions)

3,425

2,866







Diluted Earnings per Common Share (1)




Net income attributable to Verizon

$           1.15

$             .68

69.1






Weighted average number of common 





shares-assuming dilution (in millions)

3,430

2,872












Footnotes:




(1)

Diluted Earnings per Common Share includes the dilutive effect of shares issuable under our stock-based compensation plans, which represents the only potential dilution.







Certain reclassifications have been made, where appropriate, to reflect comparable operating results.






*

Not meaningful

 

Verizon Communications Inc.

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets













(dollars in millions)








Unaudited

3/31/14


12/31/13


 $ Change 

Assets






Current assets






Cash and cash equivalents

$      2,907


$   53,528


$       (50,621)

Short-term investments

637


601


36

Accounts receivable, net

12,131


12,439


(308)

Inventories

881


1,020


(139)

Prepaid expenses and other

6,716


3,406


3,310

Total current assets

23,272


70,994


(47,722)

Plant, property and equipment

223,841


220,865


2,976

Less accumulated depreciation

134,785


131,909


2,876



89,056


88,956


100

Investments in unconsolidated businesses

889


3,432


(2,543)

Wireless licenses

72,713


75,747


(3,034)

Goodwill

24,647


24,634


13

Other intangible assets, net

5,839


5,800


39

Other assets

5,146


4,535


611

Total Assets

$ 221,562


$ 274,098


$       (52,536)








Liabilities and Equity






Current liabilities






Debt maturing within one year

$      2,152


$      3,933


$          (1,781)

Accounts payable and accrued liabilities

14,984


16,453


(1,469)

Other

8,217


6,664


1,553

Total current liabilities

25,353


27,050


(1,697)

Long-term debt 

107,617


89,658


17,959

Employee benefit obligations

26,977


27,682


(705)

Deferred income taxes

41,597


28,639


12,958

Other liabilities

6,167


5,653


514








Equity






Common stock

424


297


127

Contributed capital

10,976


37,939


(26,963)

Reinvested earnings

3,534


1,782


1,752

Accumulated other comprehensive income

1,290


2,358


(1,068)

Common stock in treasury, at cost

(3,794)


(3,961)


167

Deferred compensation - employee 






stock ownership plans and other

281


421


(140)

Noncontrolling interests 

1,140


56,580


(55,440)

Total equity

13,851


95,416


(81,565)

Total Liabilities and Equity

$ 221,562


$ 274,098


$       (52,536)















Verizon - Selected Financial and Operating Statistics 









Unaudited

3/31/14


12/31/13










Total debt (in millions)

$ 109,769


$   93,591



Net debt (in millions)

$ 106,862


$   40,063



Net debt / Adjusted EBITDA (1)

2.5x


1.0x



Common shares outstanding end of period (in millions)

4,141


2,862



Total employees 

176,900


176,800



Quarterly cash dividends declared per common share

$      0.530


$      0.530










Footnotes:






(1)

Adjusted EBITDA excludes the effects of non-operational items.









The unaudited condensed consolidated balance sheets are based on preliminary information.

 

 

Verizon Communications Inc.

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows













(dollars in millions)










 3 Mos. Ended 


 3 Mos. Ended 



Unaudited

3/31/14


3/31/13


 $ Change 

Cash Flows From Operating Activities






Net Income

$        5,986


$        4,855


$           1,131

Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by






operating activities:






Depreciation and amortization expense

4,137


4,118


19

Employee retirement benefits

281


295


(14)

Deferred income taxes

(155)


878


(1,033)

Provision for uncollectible accounts

231


260


(29)

Equity in earnings of unconsolidated businesses, net of dividends received

(1,894)


14


(1,908)

Changes in current assets and liabilities, net of effects from






acquisition/disposition of businesses

(1,626)


(1,491)


(135)

Other, net

179


(1,398)


1,577

Net cash provided by operating activities

7,139


7,531


(392)








Cash Flows From Investing Activities






Capital expenditures (including capitalized software)

(4,150)


(3,602)


(548)

Acquisitions of investments and businesses, net of cash acquired

(157)


(21)


(136)

Acquisitions of wireless licenses, net

(213)


(117)


(96)

Other, net

(11)


141


(152)

Net cash used in investing activities

(4,531)


(3,599)


(932)








Cash Flows From Financing Activities






Proceeds from long-term borrowings

16,952


500


16,452

Repayments of long-term borrowings and capital lease obligations

(7,951)


(73)


(7,878)

Increase in short-term obligations, excluding current maturities

252


581


(329)

Dividends paid 

(1,517)


(1,472)


(45)

Proceeds from sale of common stock

34


56


(22)

Purchase of common stock for treasury

-


(153)


153

Acquisition of noncontrolling interest

(58,886)


-


(58,886)

Other, net

(2,113)


(989)


(1,124)

Net cash used in financing activities

(53,229)


(1,550)


(51,679)








Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents

(50,621)


2,382


(53,003)

Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period

53,528


3,093


50,435

Cash and cash equivalents, end of period

$        2,907


$        5,475


$         (2,568)

 

 

 

Verizon Communications Inc.

Wireless – Selected Financial Results










(dollars in millions)








 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 


Unaudited

3/31/14

3/31/13

 % Change 






Operating Revenues




Retail service 

$           17,246

$           16,169

6.7

Other service 

741

559

32.6

Service 

17,987

16,728

7.5






Equipment 

1,870

1,813

3.1

Other

1,022

982

4.1

Total Operating Revenues

20,879

19,523

6.9






Operating Expenses




Cost of services and sales

5,856

5,651

3.6

Selling, general and administrative expense

5,644

5,448

3.6

Depreciation and amortization expense

2,061

2,006

2.7

Total Operating Expenses

13,561

13,105

3.5






Operating Income

$             7,318

$             6,418

14.0

Operating Income Margin

35.0%

32.9%







Segment EBITDA

$             9,379

$             8,424

11.3

Segment EBITDA Service Margin

52.1%

50.4%












Footnotes:





The segment financial results and metrics above are adjusted to exclude the effects of non-operational items, as the Company's chief operating decision maker excludes these items in assessing business unit performance.







Intersegment transactions have not been eliminated.







Certain reclassifications have been made, where appropriate, to reflect comparable operating results.

 

 

Verizon Communications Inc.




Wireless – Selected Operating Statistics



















Unaudited

3/31/14

3/31/13

 % Change 






Connections ('000)




Retail postpaid

97,273

93,186

4.4

Retail prepaid 

6,057

5,744

5.4

Retail 

103,330

98,930

4.4























 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 


Unaudited

3/31/14

3/31/13

 % Change 






Net Add Detail ('000)(1)




Retail postpaid

539

677

(20.4)

Retail prepaid 

10

43

(76.7)

Retail 

549

720

(23.8)











Account Statistics




Retail Postpaid Accounts ('000)(2)

35,061

34,943

0.3

Retail postpaid ARPA

$       159.67

$       150.27

6.3

Retail postpaid connections per account (2)

2.77

2.67

3.7






Churn Detail 




Retail postpaid 

1.07%

1.01%


Retail 

1.37%

1.30%












Retail Postpaid Connection Statistics




Total Smartphone postpaid % of phones activated

90.1%

84.3%


Total Smartphone postpaid phone base (2)

72.3%

61.4%


Total Internet postpaid base (2)

11.3%

9.6%







Other Operating Statistics




Capital expenditures (in millions)

$          2,554

$          1,992

28.2











Footnotes:


(1)

Connection net additions exclude acquisitions and adjustments.






(2)

Statistics presented as of end of period.







The segment financial results and metrics above are adjusted to exclude the effects of non-operational items, as the Company's chief operating decision maker excludes these items in assessing business unit performance.







Intersegment transactions have not been eliminated.







Certain reclassifications have been made, where appropriate, to reflect comparable operating results.

 

 

Verizon Communications Inc.

Wireline – Selected Financial Results










(dollars in millions)








 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 


Unaudited

3/31/14

3/31/13

 % Change 






Operating Revenues




Consumer retail 

$             3,840

$             3,616

6.2

Small business

624

638

(2.2)

Mass Markets

4,464

4,254

4.9







Strategic services 

2,110

2,073

1.8


Core

1,496

1,697

(11.8)

Global Enterprise

3,606

3,770

(4.4)

Global Wholesale 

1,591

1,699

(6.4)

Other

129

107

20.6

Total Operating Revenues

9,790

9,830

(0.4)






Operating Expenses 




Cost of services and sales

5,459

5,457

-

Selling, general and administrative expense

2,151

2,265

(5.0)

Depreciation and amortization expense

2,033

2,095

(3.0)

Total Operating Expenses

9,643

9,817

(1.8)






Operating Income

$                147

$                   13

*

Operating Income Margin

1.5%

0.1%







Segment EBITDA

$             2,180

$             2,108

3.4

Segment EBITDA Margin

22.3%

21.4%












Footnotes:





The segment financial results and metrics above are adjusted to exclude the effects of non-operational items, as the Company's chief operating decision maker excludes these items in assessing business unit performance.







Intersegment transactions have not been eliminated.









Certain reclassifications have been made, where appropriate, to reflect comparable operating results.






*

Not meaningful




 

 

Verizon Communications Inc.




Wireline – Selected Operating Statistics



















Unaudited

3/31/14

3/31/13

 % Change 






Connections ('000)





FiOS Video Subscribers

5,319

4,895

8.7

FiOS Internet Subscribers

6,170

5,612

9.9

FiOS Digital Voice residence connections 

4,350

3,531

23.2

FiOS Digital connections

15,839

14,038

12.8






HSI 

2,861

3,282

(12.8)

Total Broadband connections

9,031

8,894

1.5

Primary residence switched access connections

6,224

7,593

(18.0)

Primary residence connections

10,574

11,124

(4.9)






Total retail residence voice connections


11,048

11,725

(5.8)

Total voice connections


20,733

22,191

(6.6)


















 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 


Unaudited

3/31/14

3/31/13

 % Change 






Net Add Detail ('000)




FiOS Video Subscribers

57

169

(66.3)

FiOS Internet Subscribers

98

188

(47.9)

FiOS Digital Voice residence connections 

102

304

(66.4)

FiOS Digital connections

257

661

(61.1)






HSI 

(82)

(89)

(7.9)

Total Broadband connections

16

99

(83.8)

Primary residence switched access connections

(257)

(389)

(33.9)

Primary residence connections

(155)

(85)

82.4






Total retail residence voice connections


(181)

(124)

46.0

Total voice connections


(352)

(312)

12.8






Revenue and ARPU Statistics




Consumer ARPU

$       120.17

$       107.95

11.3

FiOS revenues (in millions)

$         3,041

$         2,633

15.5

Strategic services as a % of total Enterprise revenues

58.5%

55.0%







Other Operating Statistics




Capital expenditures (in millions)

$          1,385

$          1,434

(3.4)






Wireline employees ('000) 

80.9

85.2


FiOS Video Open for Sale ('000)


15,184

14,374


FiOS Video penetration


35.0%

34.1%


FiOS Internet Open for Sale ('000)


15,530

14,703


FiOS Internet penetration


39.7%

38.2%












Footnotes:





The segment financial results and metrics above are adjusted to exclude the effects of non-operational items, as the Company's chief operating decision maker excludes these items in assessing business unit performance.







Intersegment transactions have not been eliminated.







Certain reclassifications have been made, where appropriate, to reflect comparable operating results.






 

Verizon Communications Inc.

Reconciliations - Consolidated Verizon


























(dollars in millions)








 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 

Unaudited





3/31/13

3/31/14










Consolidated Operating Revenues





$      29,420

$             30,818




























Adjusted EBITDA 
















(dollars in millions)


 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 

Unaudited

6/30/12

9/30/12

12/31/12

3/31/13

6/30/13

9/30/13

12/31/13

3/31/14










Verizon Consolidated EBITDA









Consolidated net income (loss)

$        4,285

$        4,292

$       (1,926)

$        4,855

$        5,198

$        5,578

$        7,916

$               5,986

Add / (Subtract):









Provision (benefit) for income taxes

793

631

(2,810)

864

988

1,034

2,844

968

Interest expense

679

632

575

537

514

555

1,061

1,214

Other (income) and expense, net

(34)

(10)

1,079

(39)

(25)

(20)

250

894

Equity in earnings of unconsolidated businesses

(72)

(62)

(87)

5

(120)

(19)

(8)

(1,902)

Operating income (loss)

5,651

5,483

(3,169)

6,222

6,555

7,128

12,063

7,160

Add Depreciation and amortization expense

4,128

4,167

4,137

4,118

4,151

4,154

4,183

4,137

Consolidated EBITDA

$        9,779

$        9,650

$            968

$      10,340

$      10,706

$      11,282

$      16,246

$             11,297










Other Items (Before Tax)









Severance, Pension, and Benefit Charges (Credits)

-

-

7,186

-

(237)

-

(5,995)

-

Gain on Spectrum License Transactions

-

-

-

-

-

(278)

-

-

Litigation Settlements

-

384

-

-

-

-

-

-

Other Non-Operational Costs

-

-

276

-

-

-

-

-


-

384

7,462

-

(237)

(278)

(5,995)

-

Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA

$        9,779

$      10,034

$        8,430

$      10,340

$      10,469

$      11,004

$      10,251

$             11,297










Consolidated Operating Income Margin



21.1%




23.2%

Consolidated EBITDA Margin




35.1%




36.7%




























Net Debt to Adjusted EBITDA Ratio















(dollars in millions)

Unaudited






3/31/13

12/31/13

3/31/14










Verizon Net Debt









Debt maturing within one year






$      10,888

$        3,933

$               2,152

Long-term debt






41,993

89,658

107,617

Total Debt






52,881

93,591

109,769

Less Cash and cash equivalents





5,475

53,528

2,907

Net Debt






$      47,406

$      40,063

$           106,862

Net Debt to Adjusted EBITDA Ratio





 1.2x 

 1.0x 

 2.5x 




























Free Cash Flow  
















(dollars in millions)







 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 


Unaudited






3/31/13

3/31/14

$ Change










Net cash provided by operating activities





$        7,531

$        7,139


 Less Capital expenditures





3,602

4,150


Free Cash Flow 





$        3,929

$        2,989


 Less free cash flow attributable to noncontrolling interest




2,404

-


Illustrative Free Cash Flow Attributable to Verizon




$        1,525

$        2,989

$               1,464

 

 

Verizon Communications Inc.




Reconciliations - Consolidated Verizon





Adjusted and Illustrative Net Income - Verizon



(dollars in millions)




3 Mos. Ended

Unaudited



3/31/14





Reported Net Income attributable to Verizon



$          3,947

Wireless transaction costs



260

Early debt redemption costs



575

Gain on sale of Omnitel interest



(1,888)

Adjusted Net Income



2,894

Income from Vodafone noncontrolling interest



1,183

Wireless transaction costs



(267)

Elimination of Omnitel equity income



(24)

Illustrative Net Income



$          3,786









Adjusted and Illustrative EPS 





3 Mos. Ended

3 Mos. Ended

3 Mos. Ended

Unaudited

3/31/13

12/31/13

3/31/14





Earnings Per Common Share, Reported

$           0.68

$            1.76

$            1.15

Severance, pension and benefit credits

-

(1.29)

-

Early debt redemption costs

-

-

0.17

Wireless transaction costs

-

0.19

0.08

Gain on sale of Omnitel interest

-

-

(0.55)

Adjusted EPS 

$           0.68

$            0.66

$            0.84

Income from Vodafone noncontrolling interest



0.29

Wireless transaction costs



(0.06)

Elimination of Omnitel equity income



(0.01)

Dilutive effect of share issuance



(0.14)

Illustrative EPS



$            0.91









Note: EPS may not add due to rounding.







 

Verizon Communications Inc.




Reconciliations - Segments












Wireless











(dollars in millions)


 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 

Unaudited

3/31/13

12/31/13

3/31/14





Wireless Segment EBITDA




Operating income

$             6,418

$             6,229

$             7,318

Add Depreciation and amortization expense

2,006

2,089

2,061

Wireless Segment EBITDA

$             8,424

$             8,318

$             9,379

Wireless total operating revenues

$           19,523

$           21,125

$           20,879

Wireless service revenues

$           16,728

$           17,711

$           17,987

Wireless operating income margin

32.9%

29.5%

35.0%

Wireless Segment EBITDA service margin

50.4%

47.0%

52.1%

















Wireline











(dollars in millions)


 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 

 3 Mos. Ended 

Unaudited

3/31/13

12/31/13

3/31/14





Wireline Segment EBITDA




Operating income

$                   13

$                131

$                147

Add Depreciation and amortization expense

2,095

2,073

2,033

Wireline Segment EBITDA

$             2,108

$             2,204

$             2,180

Wireline total operating revenues

$             9,830

$             9,845

$             9,790

Wireline operating income margin

0.1%

1.3%

1.5%

Wireline Segment EBITDA margin 

21.4%

22.4%

22.3%

 

SOURCE Verizon Communications, Inc.

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