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Top 5 Companies in the Integrated Telecommunication Services Industry With the Highest EV/EBITDA Ratio (T, CNSL, FTR, VZ, WIN)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Integrated Telecommunication Services industry with the highest enterprise value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA) ratios. EV/EBITDA is an important metric used in valuing comparable companies. It is capital structure neutral and generally the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

AT&T ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.60. Consolidated Communications is next with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 10.12. Frontier Communications ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.77.

Verizon Communications follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 8.50, and Windstream rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 6.56.

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Keywords: highest ev/ebitda ratio AT&T consolidated communications Frontier Communications Verizon Communications Windstream

Ticker(s): T CNSL FTR VZ WIN