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U.S. Telecom Services and Carriers Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 01, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies65
  • 7D0.5%
  • 3M-1.2%
  • 1Y-19.4%
  • YTD-25.5%

In the last week, the Telecom Services and Carriers industry is flat overall, with Lumen Technologies standing out by going down 7.0%. As for the longer term, the industry has declined 19% in the last year. Earnings are forecast to grow by 2.8% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Thu, 01 Dec 2022US$346.0bUS$337.8bUS$43.4b12x8x1x
Sat, 29 Oct 2022US$334.2bUS$338.3bUS$41.5b11.4x8.1x1x
Mon, 26 Sep 2022US$322.9bUS$338.3bUS$41.7b11.5x7.7x1x
Wed, 24 Aug 2022US$363.0bUS$338.3bUS$41.7b13.4x8.7x1.1x
Fri, 22 Jul 2022US$386.9bUS$346.1bUS$57.7b10.1x6.7x1.1x
Sun, 19 Jun 2022US$395.5bUS$346.1bUS$57.7b10.7x6.9x1.1x
Tue, 17 May 2022US$397.9bUS$345.6bUS$57.7b10.6x6.9x1.2x
Thu, 14 Apr 2022US$426.1bUS$357.7bUS$61.5b10.3x6.9x1.2x
Sat, 12 Mar 2022US$442.3bUS$357.7bUS$61.7b9.5x7.2x1.2x
Mon, 07 Feb 2022US$454.3bUS$354.7bUS$57.7b11.2x7.9x1.3x
Wed, 05 Jan 2022US$472.0bUS$360.1bUS$38.7b15.5x12.2x1.3x
Fri, 03 Dec 2021US$429.9bUS$360.0bUS$38.7b15.6x11.1x1.2x
Sun, 31 Oct 2021US$471.9bUS$363.8bUS$36.9b14.8x12.8x1.3x
Tue, 28 Sep 2021US$489.2bUS$361.3bUS$31.5b11.3x15.5x1.4x
Thu, 26 Aug 2021US$481.0bUS$361.0bUS$31.6b11.3x15.2x1.3x
Fri, 02 Jul 2021US$503.0bUS$361.0bUS$31.6b11.6x15.9x1.4x
Mon, 05 Apr 2021US$512.1bUS$347.3bUS$13.4b13.4x38.1x1.5x
Thu, 07 Jan 2021US$495.0bUS$344.1bUS$8.6b10.8x57.9x1.4x
Wed, 30 Sep 2020US$492.5bUS$348.9bUS$27.2b10.6x18.1x1.4x
Sat, 04 Jul 2020US$486.5bUS$352.4bUS$30.6b13.4x15.9x1.4x
Tue, 07 Apr 2020US$468.6bUS$358.4bUS$32.8b12.1x14.3x1.3x
Fri, 10 Jan 2020US$587.2bUS$362.2bUS$25.7b20.5x22.9x1.6x
Price to Earnings Ratio

24.7x


Total Market Cap: US$569.9bTotal Earnings: US$23.1bTotal Revenue: US$363.1bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Telecom Services and Carriers Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 19.2x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the American Telecom industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 8.0x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 19.2x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 1.3x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 1.0x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Telecom industry have grown 23% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have declined 2.4% per year.
  • This means that less sales are being generated overall, but since cost of doing business is lower, profits have been increasing.

Industry Trends

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

US Market1.54%
Telecom2.51%
Telecom Services and Carriers0.49%
Integrated Telecom Services0.67%
Alternative Carriers-1.24%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Integrated Telecom Services industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 16.8x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 2.1%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 32.3% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Alternative Carriers industry, although it looks like investor sentiment has improved given that it's trading above its 3-year average.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Alternative Carriers industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 9.7% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 50% per year.
  • In contrast, the Integrated Telecom Services industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 2.1% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
T AT&TUS$19.281.0%
+US$1.4b
-13.3%PE7.9x
VZ Verizon CommunicationsUS$38.980.2%
+US$252.0m
-21.7%PE8.5x
FYBR Frontier Communications ParentUS$25.773.1%
+US$191.1m
-23.3%PE13.3x
RADI Radius Global InfrastructureUS$12.6617.5%
+US$180.1m
-21.1%PS9.5x
IRDM Iridium CommunicationsUS$53.102.6%
+US$167.1m
42.3%PE1830.4x
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LBTY.A

US$20.08

Liberty Global

7D

1.6%

1Y

-24.1%

IDT

US$27.95

IDT

7D

5.0%

1Y

-43.7%

LUMN

US$5.47

Lumen Technologies

7D

-7.0%

1Y

-53.6%

ASTS

US$5.77

AST SpaceMobile

7D

-13.4%

1Y

-39.2%

CRGE

US$2.12

Charge Enterprises

7D

-9.4%

1Y

-34.4%

SIFY

US$1.37

Sify Technologies

7D

-9.3%

1Y

-60.5%

STRY

US$0.19

Starry Group Holdings

7D

-6.8%

1Y

-97.6%

IRDM

US$53.10

Iridium Communications

7D

2.6%

1Y

42.3%

FYBR

US$25.77

Frontier Communications Parent

7D

3.1%

1Y

-23.3%

BAND

US$22.86

Bandwidth

7D

12.7%

1Y

-65.6%

VZ

US$38.98

Verizon Communications

7D

0.2%

1Y

-21.7%

T

US$19.28

AT&T

7D

1.0%

1Y

-13.3%

SATS

US$17.40

EchoStar

7D

-0.7%

1Y

-34.8%

LILA

US$7.74

Liberty Latin America

7D

-2.1%

1Y

-30.3%