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

By James Quinn

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 2.2%. Consolidated Communications ranks third lowest with a an earnings yield of 2.7%.

IDT follows with a an earnings yield of 2.8%, and Atlantic Tele-Network rounds out the bottom five with a an earnings yield of 3.6%.

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Keywords: lowest earnings yield general communication Frontier Communications consolidated communications atlantic tele-network

Ticker(s): GNCMA FTR CNSL IDT ATNI