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Trump Regulation Rollback Could Be Huge for 4 Telecom and Cable Giants

One of the hallmarks of the Trump campaign was the focus on eliminating unneeded and burdensome over-regulation. In fact, many business leaders have pointed to excessive rules and regulations as ...
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Does Net Neutrality Have a Future Under President Trump?

When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 2015 reclassified the internet as a public utility, the effort by telecom providers to squash the regulations appeared doomed. Past federal court rulings essentially ...
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Why Oppenheimer Now Prefers CenturyLink Over AT&T

Investors look through various research reports to find new value in many different forms. In this case one key analyst firm is making a large shift and announcing its change ...
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Did the CenturyLink and Level 3 Merger Destroy Their Stock Charts?

Companies often take on a big risk when they announce a big acquisition. After all, shares of an acquirer often sell-off as the shares of the company being acquired rise. ...
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CenturyLink, Level 3 Agree to $34 Billion Merger

CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Level 3 Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) announced Monday morning that CenturyLink will acquire Level 3 in a cash and stock deal valued at $34 billion, ...
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Why Sprint and T-Mobile Earnings Looked So Different

It is that time of the quarter when the four major telecom companies slug it out with earnings. So far only T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS), Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) ...
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Verizon Earnings Fail to Impress Investors

When Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) reported its third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday, the company said that it had $1.01 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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What to Expect From Verizon Earnings

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) is scheduled to report its third-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. Previously, the company reported solid earnings this summer, but revenues came ...
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How Verizon and AT&T Expectations Differ From 2015 to 2019

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) are often compared by investors as the same sort of companies. They both dominate communications in mobile and terrestrial phones ...
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CenturyLink to Lay Off 3,000

Modest-sized telecom CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) will lay off 8% of its workers, or more than 3,000, according to CRN. The wild competition within the industry may make a recovery ...
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Why This Analyst Sees AT&T Undervalued by 20%

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has raised concerns among analysts recently as the company moves toward unlimited data plans and its pending launch of DirecTV. However one analyst is taking a very ...
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Top Telecoms Still Cheap Compared to S&P 500: 4 Dividend Stocks to Buy

Despite the outsized gains by the bond proxy sectors this year, which include telecoms, utilities and real estate investment trusts (REITs), one of those sectors still trades cheap to the ...
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2 of America’s Great Yield Stocks: AT&T and Verizon

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has a yield of 4.7% and trades near is 52-week high. Arch rival Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) has a 4.35% yield and its shares have ...
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JPMorgan Has 5 Top Telecom and Cable Stocks to Buy in September

With the market looking ever pricier as we enter the sometimes dangerous month of September, two areas that are looking very attractive are telecom and cable. While some of the telecoms ...
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Telecom Dividend Hike War Continues With Verizon Chasing AT&T Yield

Investors love dividends. This is undeniable when you consider that one-third to half of total returns through time have come from dividends. The telecom sector offers even better dividend yields ...
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