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Top 5 Companies in the Integrated Telecommunication Services Industry With the Highest Earnings Yield (VZ, T, CTL, ATNI, IDT)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Integrated Telecommunication Services industry with the highest 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.

Verizon Communications ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 7.2%. AT&T is next with a an earnings yield of 6.0%. CenturyTel ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 5.1%.

Atlantic Tele-Network follows with a an earnings yield of 3.5%, and IDT rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 3.2%.

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Ticker(s): VZ T CTL ATNI IDT