Citi is excited by reports of Verizon (VZ +1.2%) attempting to buy out Vodafone's (VOD +1.4%)...

|About: Verizon Communications (VZ)|By:, SA News Editor
Citi is excited by reports of Verizon (VZ +1.2%) attempting to buy out Vodafone's (VOD +1.4%) 45% stake in Verizon Wireless: analyst Michael Rollins has upgraded the carriers to Buy, and states a deal would yield "significant EPS and FCF accretion to Verizon in the first year under most of the scenarios we explored." Others on the Street think likewise.