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Best Telecom Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top telecom stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best telecom stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the telecom services industry.

Industry: Telecom Services
Ticker
Company
Performance Score
Market Cap
Revenue
EBITDA
Earnings
EPS
Revenue Growth Y/Y
Revenue Growth 5Y
Earnings Growth Y/Y
Earnings Growth 5Y
Earnings Date
VZ
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC
$214.01B$134.30B$47.31B$21.40B$5.153.67%1.67%12.69%11.34%2022-07-22
ZM
ZOOM VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS INC
$36.59B$4.22B$1.09B$1.26B$4.2428.60%N/A39.47%N/A
IDCC
INTERDIGITAL INC
$1.96B$444.36M$188.65M$67.72M$2.2021.70%-7.40%34.97%-24.80%2022-08-03
VOD
VODAFONE GROUP PUBLIC LTD CO
$45.13B$47.98B$4.16B$2.76B$0.76-2.82%-0.44%1,657.78%N/A
VEON
VEON LTD
$834.45M$7.79B$3.50B$674.00M$0.396.82%-2.60%N/A-21.76%
ASTS
AST SPACEMOBILE INC
$1.22B$13.84M-$25.22M-$29.69M-$0.58125.17%N/AN/AN/A
TEO
TELECOM ARGENTINA SA
$1.20B$3.86B$1.34B$78.70M$0.18-22.64%1.84%N/A-41.10%
TEF
TELEFONICA S A
$30.01B$44.63B$13.12B$9.25B$1.52-15.04%-4.01%458.46%31.12%
CCOI
COGENT COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS INC
$2.97B$592.20M$223.53M$30.47M$0.653.18%5.37%85.71%13.84%2022-08-03
TLK
PERUSAHAAN PERSEROAN PERSERO PT TELEKOMUNIKASI INDONESIA TBK
$27.33B$9.97B$2.71B$1.73B$1.753.45%3.17%16.45%4.00%
SHEN
SHENANDOAH TELECOMMUNICATIONS CO
$1.29B$249.96M$1.00B$946.71M$18.939.95%-15.97%477.13%N/A2022-07-27
PHI
PLDT INC
$6.67B$3.76B$1.73B$512.98M$2.370.29%2.55%2.01%5.05%
CABO
CABLE ONE INC
$7.59B$1.69B$942.63M$394.72M$65.5825.72%15.47%28.61%28.86%2022-08-08
RCI
ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS INC
$24.46B$11.73B$4.50B$1.26B$2.514.03%2.51%-1.57%13.46%2022-07-19
SKM
SK TELECOM CO LTD
$45.94B$12.93B$2.22B$1.63B$1.94-5.76%-3.02%52.63%-12.66%
VIV
TELEFONICA BRASIL SA
$14.99B$8.37B$3.89B$1.19B$0.71-4.68%-9.55%19.35%-0.91%
TKC
TURKCELL ILETISIM HIZMETLERI A S
$2.38B$2.46B$1.25B$343.89M$0.39-31.33%-7.93%-34.05%-2.33%
TIGO
MILLICOM INTERNATIONAL CELLULAR SA
$1.57B$4.94B$2.56B$543.00M$5.6620.92%N/AN/AN/A2022-07-28
TU
TELUS CORP
$30.71B$13.68B$4.40B$1.38B$0.989.15%7.57%33.69%4.53%2022-07-28
TIMB
TIM SA
$5.80B$3.78B$2.21B$618.66M$1.28-2.37%-7.53%49.79%18.13%
TDS
TELEPHONE & DATA SYSTEMS INC
$1.85B$5.33B$1.31B$104.00M$0.920.85%0.72%-50.54%6.87%2022-08-03
RADI
RADIUS GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE INC
$1.62B$112.04M$59.06M-$61.75M-$0.8046.76%N/AN/AN/A2022-08-09
GOGO
GOGO INC
$1.85B$354.60M$61.51M$182.62M$1.7830.05%-10.58%N/AN/A2022-08-03
IDT
IDT CORP
$658.65M$1.43B$52.28M$48.51M$1.880.57%-0.68%-38.96%7.99%
BCE
BCE INC
$44.67B$18.43B$7.77B$2.30B$2.531.17%2.77%17.18%1.14%2022-08-03
SJR
SHAW COMMUNICATIONS INC
$14.80B$4.36B$1.01B$792.06M$1.58-0.13%3.83%37.00%-1.71%2022-06-28
LUMN
LUMEN TECHNOLOGIES INC
$11.64B$19.33B$8.03B$2.16B$2.07-5.75%2.27%N/A15.21%2022-08-01
SPOK
SPOK HOLDINGS INC
$138.25M$139.94M-$25.59M-$27.10M-$1.40-4.77%-4.44%N/AN/A2022-07-26
SIFY
SIFY TECHNOLOGIES LTD
$381.93M$347.82M$80.36M$16.19M$0.097.04%4.56%-22.41%5.46%2022-07-28
AMOV
AMERICA MOVIL SAB DE CV
$69.47B$41.00$20.55B$9.43B$0.02-100.00%-98.46%300.00%88.82%
T
AT&T INC
$150.27B$163.03B$51.46B$17.14B$2.39-5.72%0.05%N/A3.12%2022-07-21
CHT
CHUNGHWA TELECOM CO LTD
$33.91B$7.18B$2.83B$1.22B$1.570.30%-0.36%4.75%0.20%
SBET
SHARPLINK GAMING LTD
$22.14M$4.15M-$55.37M-$55.64M-$3.9482.18%-11.28%N/AN/A
CXDO
CREXENDO INC
$70.63M$31.74M-$1.26M-$2.95M-$0.1486.43%28.00%N/AN/A
LILA
LIBERTY LATIN AMERICA LTD
$1.76B$4.86B$1.20B-$444.30M-$1.8921.48%N/AN/AN/A2022-08-02
ATEX
ANTERIX INC
$779.13M$1.08M-$35.09M-$37.52M-$2.0717.70%-25.70%N/AN/A2022-08-09
OOMA
OOMA INC
$295.00M$197.06M$5.75M-$1.63M-$0.0613.11%12.85%N/AN/A2022-08-08
KT
KT CORP
$6.79B$20.61B$1.99B$1.11B$2.36-5.70%1.98%84.23%13.92%
UCL
UCLOUDLINK GROUP INC
$30.71M$32.50M-$36.16M-$38.60M-$1.30-11.29%N/AN/AN/A2022-08-23
IRDM
IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS INC
$4.78B$636.18M$360.44M-$1.31M-$0.018.81%7.96%N/AN/A2022-07-18
RDCM
RADCOM LTD
$166.96M$41.77MN/A-$4.11M-$0.298.84%6.14%N/AN/A2022-08-10
KLR
KALEYRA INC
$107.38M$308.51M-$12.62M-$36.81M-$0.90101.05%N/AN/AN/A2022-08-08
FNGR
FINGERMOTION INC
$77.00M$22.93M-$4.72M-$4.94M-$0.1237.43%220.56%N/AN/A
COMS
COMSOVEREIGN HOLDING CORP
$11.75M$11.73M-$29.34M-$49.63M-$0.8035.57%53.98%N/AN/A2022-08-15
PTNR
PARTNER COMMUNICATIONS CO LTD
$1.32B$1.03B$278.79M$45.15M$0.259.53%2.64%1,104.76%7.17%
TMUS
T-MOBILE US INC
$171.84B$80.48B$22.17B$2.80B$2.244.46%15.93%-3.45%2.50%2022-07-27
ATNI
ATN INTERNATIONAL INC
$744.88M$650.22M$102.36M-$25.76M-$1.8238.62%5.59%N/AN/A2022-07-26
ORAN
ORANGE
$31.35B$46.73B$11.72B$256.04M$0.00-6.26%2.43%-100.00%-100.00%
STRY
STARRY GROUP HOLDINGS INC
$806.67M$29.63M-$167.84M-$238.91M-$2.51N/AN/AN/AN/A
ATUS
ALTICE USA INC
$4.31B$10.03B$4.22B$912.73M$2.001.12%5.46%50.38%N/A2022-07-26
ANTE
AIRNET TECHNOLOGY INC
$26.67M$11.68M-$11.41M-$17.34M-$1.00-50.17%-6.70%N/AN/A
USM
UNITED STATES CELLULAR CORP
$2.55B$4.11B$1.02B$145.00M$1.680.32%0.76%-33.60%17.19%2022-08-03
RBBN
RIBBON COMMUNICATIONS INC
$426.39M$825.38M-$139.15M-$202.47M-$1.36-6.06%27.31%N/AN/A2022-07-26
VG
VONAGE HOLDINGS CORP
$4.54B$1.43B$74.41M-$41.24M-$0.1711.81%8.10%N/AN/A2022-08-03
QTEK
QUALTEK SERVICES INC
$76.15M$760.40M$26.92M-$115.40M-$51.46-1.96%N/AN/AN/A
CNSL
CONSOLIDATED COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS INC
$865.47M$1.26B$294.26M-$172.93M-$1.67-3.48%11.67%N/AN/A2022-07-27
GSAT
GLOBALSTAR INC
$2.36B$130.14M$40.35M-$96.75M-$0.055.61%5.48%N/AN/A2022-08-03
FYBR
FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS PARENT INC
$5.91BN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2022-08-03
VATE
INNOVATE CORP
$162.36M$1.45B-$154.10M-$255.50M-$3.30105.98%-2.21%N/AN/A2022-08-04
MIMO
AIRSPAN NETWORKS HOLDINGS INC
$215.56M$168.91M-$68.28M-$86.72M-$16.64-11.71%N/AN/AN/A2022-08-17
IHS
IHS HOLDING LTD
$3.61BN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Telecom Stocks FAQ

What are the best telecom stocks to buy right now in Jun 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best telecommunication stocks to buy right now are:

1. VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS (NYSE:VZ)


VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS (NYSE:VZ) is the top telecom stock with a Zen Score of 59, which is 29 points higher than the telecom industry average of 30. It passed 21 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS has seen its stock lose -9.6% over the past year, overperforming other telecom stocks by 21 percentage points.

VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS has an average 1 year price target of $55.20, an upside of 8.32% from VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS's current stock price of $50.96.

VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 12 analysts covering VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 8.33% have issued a Buy, 83.33% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 8.33% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Zoom (NASDAQ:ZM)


Zoom (NASDAQ:ZM) is the second best telecom stock with a Zen Score of 59, which is 29 points higher than the telecom industry average of 30. It passed 20 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Zoom has seen its stock lose -67.16% over the past year, underperforming other telecom stocks by -36 percentage points.

Zoom has an average 1 year price target of $175.47, an upside of 43.08% from Zoom's current stock price of $122.64.

Zoom stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 20 analysts covering Zoom, 35% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 5% have issued a Buy, 55% have issued a hold, while 5% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. INTERDIGITAL (NASDAQ:IDCC)


INTERDIGITAL (NASDAQ:IDCC) is the third best telecom stock with a Zen Score of 55, which is 25 points higher than the telecom industry average of 30. It passed 20 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. INTERDIGITAL has seen its stock lose -15.31% over the past year, overperforming other telecom stocks by 16 percentage points.

INTERDIGITAL has an average 1 year price target of $104.00, an upside of 63.6% from INTERDIGITAL's current stock price of $63.57.

INTERDIGITAL stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering INTERDIGITAL, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the telecom stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 26 telecom stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 telecom stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. SPOK HOLDINGS (NASDAQ:SPOK)


SPOK HOLDINGS (NASDAQ:SPOK) has an annual dividend yield of 12.46%, which is 8 percentage points higher than the telecom industry average of 4.63%. SPOK HOLDINGS's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% two times in the last 10 years. SPOK HOLDINGS's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

SPOK HOLDINGS's dividend payout ratio of -49.1% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. LUMEN TECHNOLOGIES (NYSE:LUMN)


LUMEN TECHNOLOGIES (NYSE:LUMN) has an annual dividend yield of 8.87%, which is 4 percentage points higher than the telecom industry average of 4.63%. LUMEN TECHNOLOGIES's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% two times in the last 10 years. LUMEN TECHNOLOGIES's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

LUMEN TECHNOLOGIES's dividend payout ratio of 48.3% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. TELECOM ARGENTINA SA (NYSE:TEO)


TELECOM ARGENTINA SA (NYSE:TEO) has an annual dividend yield of 8.79%, which is 4 percentage points higher than the telecom industry average of 4.63%. TELECOM ARGENTINA SA's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% five times in the last 10 years. TELECOM ARGENTINA SA's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

TELECOM ARGENTINA SA's dividend payout ratio of 220.7% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

Why are telecom stocks up?

Telecom stocks were up 2.09% in the last day, and up 4.9% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why telecom stocks are up.

What are the most undervalued telecom stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued telecom stocks right now are:

1. MILLICOM INTERNATIONAL CELLULAR SA (NASDAQ:TIGO)


MILLICOM INTERNATIONAL CELLULAR SA (NASDAQ:TIGO) is the most undervalued telecom stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. MILLICOM INTERNATIONAL CELLULAR SA has a valuation score of 100, which is 67 points higher than the telecom industry average of 33. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

MILLICOM INTERNATIONAL CELLULAR SA's stock has dropped -62.29% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the telecom industry by -31 percentage points.

2. VEON (NASDAQ:VEON)


VEON (NASDAQ:VEON) is the second most undervalued telecom stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. VEON has a valuation score of 100, which is 67 points higher than the telecom industry average of 33. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

VEON's stock has dropped -72.7% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the telecom industry by -42 percentage points.

3. VODAFONE GROUP PUBLIC (NASDAQ:VOD)


VODAFONE GROUP PUBLIC (NASDAQ:VOD) is the third most undervalued telecom stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. VODAFONE GROUP PUBLIC has a valuation score of 71, which is 38 points higher than the telecom industry average of 33. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

VODAFONE GROUP PUBLIC's stock has dropped -11.82% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the telecom industry by 19 percentage points.

Are telecom stocks a good buy now?

42.31% of telecom stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect telecom stocks to rise by 42.38% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the telecom services industry?

The average P/E ratio of the telecom services industry is 57.34x.
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