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U.S. Telecom Services and Carriers Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-1.3%
  • 3M-8.1%
  • 1Y-12.1%
  • YTD-11.7%

Over the last 7 days, the Telecom Services and Carriers industry has dropped 1.3%, driven by a pullback from AT&T of 3.3%. However, the industry is down 12% over the past year.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Telecom Services and Carriers Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Tue, 30 Nov 2021US$457.1bUS$360.0bUS$38.7b16.4x
Thu, 28 Oct 2021US$468.4bUS$363.7bUS$37.0b15.1x
Sat, 25 Sep 2021US$486.2bUS$361.3bUS$31.5b11.3x
Mon, 23 Aug 2021US$487.3bUS$361.0bUS$31.6b11.5x
Sat, 10 Jul 2021US$503.0bUS$361.0bUS$31.6b11.6x
Fri, 02 Apr 2021US$512.1bUS$347.3bUS$13.4b13.4x
Mon, 04 Jan 2021US$495.0bUS$344.1bUS$8.6b10.8x
Thu, 08 Oct 2020US$492.5bUS$348.9bUS$27.2b10.6x
Wed, 01 Jul 2020US$486.5bUS$352.4bUS$30.6b13.4x
Sat, 04 Apr 2020US$468.6bUS$358.4bUS$32.8b12.1x
Tue, 07 Jan 2020US$587.2bUS$362.2bUS$25.7b20.5x
Mon, 30 Sep 2019US$575.3bUS$363.2bUS$23.1b15.5x
Thu, 04 Jul 2019US$531.7bUS$364.8bUS$22.8b14.9x
Sun, 07 Apr 2019US$522.6bUS$359.6bUS$25.4b15.6x
Wed, 09 Jan 2019US$488.9bUS$352.3bUS$31.0b15.1x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: US$534.1bTotal Earnings: US$63.7bTotal Revenue: US$357.4b0%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 13.9x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Telecom industry have declined 15% per year over the last three years, while revenues have remained mostly flat. This means that although sales have remained flat, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased, which has decreased profits.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.S. Telecom Services and Carriers industry?

Integrated Telecom Services-1.07%
Alternative Carriers-3.25%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Alternative Carriers industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 55.9x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings decline of 12%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 146% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth or they expect the Alternative Carriers industry's earnings to deteriorate the least compared to other industries. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Integrated Telecom Services industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average of 13.4x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Integrated Telecom Services industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 2.4% over the next 5 years. Meanwhile, the Alternative Carriers industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 12% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

VZ Verizon Communications0.2%+US$504.4m-14.5%PE9.8x
BAND Bandwidth9.8%+US$159.3m-53.3%PS3.7x
FYBR Frontier Communications Parent1.2%+US$97.8mn/aPE1.8x
IRDM Iridium Communications0.7%+US$37.0m21.2%PS8.5x
SIFY Sify Technologies1.7%+US$10.9m218.3%PE28x
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