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Applied Optoelec is Among the Companies in the Communications Equipment Industry With the Lowest P/E Ratio (AAOI, IDCC, COMM, SILC, PLT)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Communications Equipment industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Applied Optoelec ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 3.33. Following is Interdigital Inc with a a P/E ratio of 9.18. Commscope Holdin ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 11.20.

Silicom Ltd follows with a a P/E ratio of 12.57, and Plantronics Inc rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 14.00.

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