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Viasat has the Lowest EPS Growth in the Communications Equipment Industry (VSAT, FFIV, CSCO, ADTN, NTCT)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Communications Equipment industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

Viasat ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 114.9%. Following is F5 Networks with a EPS growth of 168.9%. Cisco Systems ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 270.1%.

Adtran follows with a EPS growth of 887.1%, and Netscout Systems rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 1,051.5%.

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