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Crown Castle International is Among the Companies in the Wireless Telecommunication Services Industry With the Highest Forward P/E Ratio (CCI, NTLS, AMT, SHEN, PCS)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Wireless Telecommunication Services industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Crown Castle International ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 54.28. NTELOS Holdings is next with a a forward P/E ratio of 44.42. American Tower ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 33.50.

Shenandoah Telecommunications follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 19.60, and MetroPCS Communications rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 10.94.

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Keywords: highest forward p/e ratio crown castle international ntelos holdings American Tower shenandoah telecommunications metropcs communications

Ticker(s): CCI NTLS AMT SHEN PCS