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Verizon Communications has the Highest Return on Equity in the Integrated Telecommunication Services Industry (VZ, IDT, T, CNSL, CTL)

By Nick Russo

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.

Verizon Communications ranks highest with a ROE of 6,740.1%. Following is IDT with a ROE of 3,001.9%. AT&T ranks third highest with a ROE of 1,056.1%.

Consolidated Communications follows with a ROE of 716.8%, and CenturyTel rounds out the top five with a ROE of 456.0%.

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Ticker(s): VZ IDT T CNSL CTL