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Atlantic Tele-Network is Among the Companies in the Integrated Telecommunication Services Industry With the Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio (ATNI, T, CTL, FTR, VZ)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Integrated Telecommunication Services industry with the lowest Debt-to-Capital ratios. The debt-to-capital ratio is an important measure of how a company is financing its operations along with some insight into its financial strength, relative to other companies in its industry.

Atlantic Tele-Network ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 413.5%. AT&T is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,987.9%. CenturyTel ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 5,950.4%.

Frontier Communications follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 7,986.4%, and Verizon Communications rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 8,180.9%.

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