Financial Highlights

(as of December 31, 2007)

Financial Highlights

Corporate Highlights

  • >  5.8% consolidated revenue growth
  • >  17.9% operating income growth
  • >  14.2% increase in operating cash flow from continuing operations
  • >  6.2% increase in annual dividend
  • >  $2.8 billion in share repurchases

Note: Prior-period amounts have been reclassified to reflect comparable results.

See for reconciliations to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for the non-GAAP financial measures included in this annual report. Verizon’s 2006 reported results include revenues and expenses from the former MCI, Inc., subsequent to the close of the merger in January 2006. Information provided in this annual report on a pro forma (non-GAAP) basis presents the combined operating results of Verizon and the former MCI on a comparable basis. Discontinued operations include Verizon’s former directory publishing unit, which was spun-off to shareowners in the fourth quarter 2006, and the operations of Verizon Dominicana C. por A. (Verizon Dominicana) and Telecomunicaciones de Puerto Rico Inc. (TELPRI) following second quarter 2006 agreements to sell the businesses. The Verizon Dominicana sale closed in the fourth quarter 2006. The TELPRI sale closed in the first quarter of 2007. Corporate Highlights shown above are presented on a pro forma and adjusted basis. Intra- and inter-segment transactions have not been eliminated from the business group revenue totals cited in this document.