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U.S. Communications Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D0.9%
  • 3M-2.7%
  • 1Y31.6%
  • YTD24.5%

Over the last 7 days, the Communications industry has remained flat, although notably Arista Networks declined by 3.1%. As for the the longer term, the industry is up 32% over the past 12 months.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Communications Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 28 Nov 2021US$365.7bUS$93.1bUS$14.0b29.4x
Tue, 26 Oct 2021US$333.6bUS$89.8bUS$12.6b24.6x
Thu, 23 Sep 2021US$334.1bUS$91.8bUS$12.7b22.1x
Sat, 21 Aug 2021US$352.3bUS$92.0bUS$12.8b20.4x
Sat, 05 Jun 2021US$320.5bUS$89.0bUS$11.8b30.7x
Tue, 09 Mar 2021US$280.1bUS$87.6bUS$11.0b31.6x
Mon, 30 Nov 2020US$259.9bUS$87.4bUS$10.4b32.4x
Thu, 03 Sep 2020US$252.2bUS$88.5bUS$11.0b30.3x
Sun, 07 Jun 2020US$274.9bUS$90.5bUS$10.5b27.1x
Sat, 29 Feb 2020US$235.8bUS$93.2bUS$10.9b20.3x
Tue, 03 Dec 2019US$265.7bUS$92.6bUS$11.3b17.5x
Fri, 06 Sep 2019US$280.7bUS$92.1bUS$12.7b22.2x
Mon, 10 Jun 2019US$304.4bUS$89.1bUS$14.6b16.3x
Sun, 03 Mar 2019US$322.5bUS$88.0bUS$14.4b22.4x
Wed, 05 Dec 2018US$300.1bUS$86.2bUS$2.4b23x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: US$300.1bTotal Earnings: US$2.4bTotal Revenue: US$86.2b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 24.5x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Communications industry have grown 80% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 2.6% per year. This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.S. Communications industry?

Communications Equipment0.90%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Communications Equipment industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 24.5x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 8.2%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 23% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Communications Equipment industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 8.2% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 23% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CSCO Cisco Systems2.7%+US$6.0b28.0%PE20.2x
COMM CommScope Holding Company9.0%+US$177.9m-15.5%PS0.3x
MSI Motorola Solutions0.2%+US$79.4m46.2%PE34.1x
CMTL Comtech Telecommunications0.8%+US$5.5m27.3%PS1.2x
AVNW Aviat Networks1.3%+US$4.2m70.8%PE3.1x
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