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Shares of Verizon Communications Rank the Lowest in Terms of PEG Ratio in the Integrated Telecommunication Services Industry (VZ, T, CNSL, CTL, FTR)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Integrated Telecommunication Services industry with the lowest price to earnings to growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and expected growth. Generally, the lower the PEG, the better.

Verizon Communications ranks lowest with a a PEG ratio of 1.71. AT&T is next with a a PEG ratio of 3.36. Consolidated Communications ranks third lowest with a a PEG ratio of 16.25.

CenturyTel follows with a a PEG ratio of 56.20, and Frontier Communications rounds out the bottom five with a a PEG ratio of 75.44.

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Keywords: lowest peg ratio Verizon Communications AT&T consolidated communications Centurytel Frontier Communications

Ticker(s): VZ T CNSL CTL FTR