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As Verizon Shares Fall, Yield Rises to 4.7%

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) is among America's most rock-solid companies financially. It has a gold-plated balance sheet. Its three major businesses — landline telecom, wireless and fiber to the home ...
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T-Mobile Offers Plan for Old People

T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) recently targeted the senior part of the population with new deals for people 55 and older. While it is a sort of age discrimination, the ...
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Why a Sprint, T-Mobile Merger Could Be On Again

Before a telecom company can expand into what it sees as the more lucrative cable or content production markets, it needs scale. The never-ending story of a potential merger between ...
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Windstream Stock Tumbles as Dividend Eliminated

Broadband provider Windstream Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN) reported second-quarter results before markets opened Thursday morning. The company posted a net loss of $68.1 million and a diluted loss of $0.37 ...
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More Upside Seen for Cell Tower Giants Ahead of 5G Deployments

If there is one part of the communications industry that many consumers tend to overlook, it is the cell and communications tower operators. At least until they lose their signal. ...
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Why Sprint Is Getting a Boost After Earnings

Telecom giant Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) reported first-quarter fiscal 2017 earnings before markets opened Tuesday. The wireless communications company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.05, compared with a ...
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Sprint Shareholder May Try to Buy Charter

Cable giant Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) said it won't buy troubled wireless carrier Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S). As an antidote to the rebuff, Sprint's controlling shareholder, SoftBank, may make ...
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Why Verizon Earnings Look Good to Investors

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) reported second-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Thursday. The telecom giant posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.96 on revenues of $30.55 billion. ...
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Verizon First, T-Mobile Last in New Wireless Performance Study

A new study from Rootmetrics has ranked the top four U.S. wireless carriers for the first half of 2017 on a variety of metrics that the company says indicates which ...
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Short Interest in AT&T Surges as Worries About Wireless Grow

Shares sold short in AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) rose 8.7 million to 158.2 million for the period that ended July 14. It is the second most shorted stock on the ...
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AT&T Wins Big in Q2

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) reported its second quarter financial results after markets closed Tuesday. The telecom giant said that it had $0.79 in earnings per share (EPS) and $39.8 billion ...
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T-Mobile Shocks Investors with Record Revenues

T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) reported its most recent quarterly results after markets closed Wednesday and the stock was halted following these results. The company said that it had $0.67 ...
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Verizon Can’t Shake Label as DJIA’s Worst Performing Stock for 2017

Shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) added $0.30 over the past week, a gain of just 0.7%, to maintain the company's ranking as the worst performing stock among the ...
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For Sprint, Many Shoppers But No Buyers

Sprint (NYSE: S) is one of the most deeply wounded large American public companies. It sits dead last in the race for wireless subscribers, behind red-hot T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS), AT&T (NYSE: T), ...
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AT&T Analyst Downgrade Pits Time Warner Against Dividend Concerns

It has been known for decades that price wars are great for consumers and horrible for companies involved. That is particularly true for the companies that dominated for years. It ...
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