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Top 5 Companies in the Integrated Telecommunication Services Industry With the Highest Forward P/E Ratio (CNSL, ATNI, GNCMA, T, VZ)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Integrated Telecommunication Services industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Consolidated Communications ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 42.34. Following is Atlantic Tele-Network with a a forward P/E ratio of 31.82. General Communication ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 19.95.

AT&T follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 15.08, and Verizon Communications rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 14.06.

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Keywords: highest forward p/e ratio consolidated communications atlantic tele-network general communication AT&T Verizon Communications

Ticker(s): CNSL ATNI GNCMA T VZ