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Top 5 Companies in the Integrated Telecommunication Services Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (IDT, VZ, T, CTL, ATNI)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Integrated Telecommunication Services industry with the highest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

IDT ranks highest with a ROE of 72.2%. Following is Verizon Communications with a ROE of 69.0%. AT&T ranks third highest with a ROE of 4.9%.

CenturyTel follows with a ROE of 4.7%, and Atlantic Tele-Network rounds out the top five with a ROE of 3.8%.

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Keywords: highest return on equity Verizon Communications AT&T Centurytel atlantic tele-network

Ticker(s): IDT VZ T CTL ATNI