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Lowest Earnings Yield in the Integrated Telecommunication Services Industry Detected in Shares of General Communication (GNCMA, FTR, CNSL, ATNI, IDT)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Integrated Telecommunication Services industry with the lowest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.

General Communication ranks lowest with a an earnings yield of 0.9%. Frontier Communications is next with a an earnings yield of 1.8%. Consolidated Communications ranks third lowest with a an earnings yield of 2.5%.

Atlantic Tele-Network follows with a an earnings yield of 3.1%, and IDT rounds out the bottom five with a an earnings yield of 3.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of General Communication on May 17th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $16.63. Since that call, shares of General Communication have fallen 8.5%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): GNCMA FTR CNSL ATNI IDT