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Relatively Low EPS Growth Detected in Shares of AT&T in the Integrated Telecommunication Services Industry (T, VZ, IDT, CTL, CNSL)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Integrated Telecommunication Services industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

AT&T ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 15.1%. Verizon Communications is next with a EPS growth of 24.1%. IDT ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 41.2%.

CenturyTel follows with a EPS growth of 140.4%, and Consolidated Communications rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 198.2%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of IDT on September 23rd, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $16.20. Since that recommendation, shares of IDT have risen 9.6%. We continue to monitor IDT for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest eps growth AT&T Verizon Communications Centurytel consolidated communications

Ticker(s): T VZ IDT CTL CNSL