Verizon Shows Improved Earnings Growth and 3 Other Research Notes to Peruse

Verizon (NYSE:VZ): RW¬†Baird upgraded Verizon to Outperform from Neutral¬†based on improved earnings growth and long-term positioning following the acquisition of Vodafone’s 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless. The price target on the shares has been raised to $53 from $52.