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The Communications Sector is a interconnected industry using various forms of communications like terrestrial, satellite, and wireless transmission systems.

Below is a clickable Heat Map of the 10 symbols on this page. The percent change is based on Thursday's prices. Each symbol is a hyperlink or shortcut to more information.

GOOG 0.13% GOOGL 0.13% FB 0.21% T 1.13% DIS 0.02% VZ 0.22% CMCSA 0.32% CHL 0.71% NFLX 2.14% CHTR 0.92%

The industries within the Communications Sector are Media and Telecom.

Communications Sector




Communications Sector 1 of 114
GOOG $1,301.35 1.70 (0.13%)
Alphabet Google
Profile NASDAQ: GOOG $899 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

GOOG Profile

Market Cap 899 Billion
GOOG Description

Alphabet is a holding company, with Google, the Internet media giant, as a wholly owned subsidiary. Google generates 99% of Alphabet revenue, of which more than 85% is from online ads. Google's other revenue is from sales of apps and content on Google Play and YouTube, as well as cloud service fees and other licensing revenue. Sales of hardware such as Chromebooks, the Pixel smartphone, and smart homes products, which include Nest and Google Home, also contribute to other revenue. Alphabet's moonshot investments are in its other bets segment, where it bets on technology to enhance health (Verily), faster Internet access to homes (Google Fiber), self-driving cars (Waymo), and more. Alphabet's operating margin has been 25%-30%, with Google at 30% and other bets operating at a loss.


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GOOG Earnings

EPS 10.20 P/E Ratio 28.29
Previous Thu, Jul 25, 2019
Latest Mon, Oct 28, 2019 (24 days ago) Price +2.86%

GOOG Dividend

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GOOG Charts

All Time High $1335.53 on Mon, Nov 18, 2019.
$970.11
1 Year
$1,335.53
Dec 24, 2018
Nov 18, 2019






Communications Sector 2 of 114
GOOGL $1,300.14 1.72 (0.13%)
Alphabet Google
Profile NASDAQ: GOOGL $898 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

GOOGL Profile

Market Cap 898 Billion
GOOGL Description

Alphabet is a holding company, with Google, the Internet media giant, as a wholly owned subsidiary. Google generates 99% of Alphabet revenue, of which more than 85% is from online ads. Google's other revenue is from sales of apps and content on Google Play and YouTube, as well as cloud service fees and other licensing revenue. Sales of hardware such as Chromebooks, the Pixel smartphone, and smart homes products, which include Nest and Google Home, also contribute to other revenue. Alphabet's moonshot investments are in its other bets segment, where it bets on technology to enhance health (Verily), faster Internet access to homes (Google Fiber), self-driving cars (Waymo), and more. Alphabet's operating margin has been 25%-30%, with Google at 30% and other bets operating at a loss.


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GOOGL Earnings

EPS 10.20 P/E Ratio 28.41
Previous Thu, Jul 25, 2019
Latest Mon, Oct 28, 2019 (24 days ago) Price +2.83%

GOOGL Dividend

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GOOGL Charts

All Time High $1333.92 on Mon, Nov 18, 2019.
$977.66
1 Year
$1,333.92
Dec 24, 2018
Nov 18, 2019




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Communications Sector 3 of 114
FB $197.93 0.42 (0.21%)
Facebook facebook
Profile NASDAQ: FB $563 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

FB Profile

Market Cap 563 Billion
FB Description

Facebook is the world's largest online social network, with more than 2 billion monthly active users. Users engage with each other in different ways, exchanging messages and sharing news events, photos, and videos. On the video side, the firm is in the process of building a library of premium content and monetizing it via ads or subscription revenue. Facebook refers to this as Facebook Watch. The firm's ecosystem consists mainly of the Facebook app, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and many features surrounding these products. Users can access Facebook on mobile devices and desktop. Advertising revenue represents more than 90% of the firm's total revenue, with 50% coming from the U.S. and Canada, and 25% from Europe. With gross margins above 80%, Facebook operates at a 40%-plus margin.


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FB Earnings

EPS 2.13 P/E Ratio 21.84
Previous Wed, Jul 24, 2019
Latest Wed, Oct 30, 2019 (22 days ago) Price +4.55%

FB Dividend

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FB Charts

All Time High $218.62 on Wed, Jul 25, 2018.
$123.02
1 Year
$208.66
Dec 24, 2018
Jul 25, 2019






Communications Sector 4 of 114
T $37.60 0.42 (1.13%)
AT&T ATT
Profile NYSE: T $272 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

T Profile

Market Cap 272 Billion
T Description

Wireless communication remains AT&T's largest business, contributing nearly 40% of revenue. As the second- largest U.S. wireless carrier, AT&T connects more than 100 million devices, including 63 million postpaid and 16 million prepaid phone customers. The consumer and entertainment segment (about 25% of revenue) includes the consumer fixed-line and DirecTV satellite television businesses, serving 24 million television and 14 million Internet access customers. WarnerMedia now contributes a bit less than 20% of revenue with media assets that include HBO, the Turner cable networks, and the Warner Brothers studios. Fixed-line business communications (14%), Latin American satellite television (2%), and Mexican wireless services (1%) constitute the remainder of the firm.


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T Earnings

EPS 0.50 P/E Ratio 10.75
Previous Wed, Jul 24, 2019
Latest Wed, Oct 23, 2019 (29 days ago) Price -1.49%

T Dividend

Yield 5.43% / $2.04
Ex-Date Wed, Oct 9, 2019 (43 days ago)
Pay Date Fri, Nov 1, 2019

T Charts

52 Week High $39.70 on Mon, Nov 18, 2019.
$26.80
1 Year
$39.70
Dec 26, 2018
Nov 18, 2019




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Communications Sector 5 of 114
DIS $146.90 0.03 (0.02%)
Walt Disney Disney
Profile NYSE: DIS $262 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

DIS Profile

Market Cap 262 Billion
DIS Description

Walt Disney owns the rights to some of the most globally recognized characters, from Mickey Mouse to Luke Skywalker. These characters and others are featured in several Disney theme parks around the world. Disney makes live-action and animated films under studios such as Pixar, Marvel, and Lucasfilm, and also operates media networks including ESPN and several TV production studios. Disney recently reorganized into four segments with one new segment, direct-to-consumer and international. The new segment includes the two announced OTT offerings, ESPN+, and the Disney SVOD service. The plan also combines two current segments, parks & resorts and consumer products, into one. The media networks group contains the U.S. cable channels and ABC. The studio segment holds the movie production assets.


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DIS Earnings

EPS 0.58 P/E Ratio 13.56
Previous Tue, Aug 6, 2019
Latest Thu, Nov 7, 2019 (14 days ago) Price +11.91%

DIS Dividend

Yield 1.20% / $1.76
Ex-Date Fri, Jul 5, 2019 (139 days ago)
Pay Date Thu, Jul 25, 2019

DIS Charts

All Time High $150.63 on Thu, Nov 14, 2019.
$100.35
1 Year
$150.63
Dec 24, 2018
Nov 14, 2019






Communications Sector 6 of 114
VZ $59.61 0.13 (0.22%)
Verizon verizon
Profile NYSE: VZ $246 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

VZ Profile

Market Cap 246 Billion
VZ Description

Verizon is now primarily a wireless business (70% of revenue and nearly all operating income). It serves about 89 million postpaid and 4 million prepaid phone customers and connects another 24 million data devices, like tablets, via its nationwide network, making it the largest U.S. wireless carrier. Fixed-line telecom operations include local networks (12% of revenue) in the Northeast, which reach about 25 million homes and businesses, and nationwide enterprise services (10%). Recent investments, including fiber network construction, have supported the wireless business in addition to expanding traditional fixed-line capabilities. Verizon Media Group, the online media and advertising firm formed with the acquisitions of AOL and Yahoo, provides the remainder of revenue.


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VZ Earnings

EPS 1.26 P/E Ratio 15.44
Previous Thu, Aug 1, 2019
Latest Fri, Oct 25, 2019 (27 days ago) Price -1.60%

VZ Dividend

Yield 4.13% / $2.46
Ex-Date Wed, Oct 9, 2019 (43 days ago)
Pay Date Fri, Nov 1, 2019

VZ Charts

52 Week High $61.34 on Fri, Nov 1, 2019.
$52.28
1 Year
$61.34
Jan 30, 2019
Nov 1, 2019






Communications Sector 7 of 114
CMCSA $44.36 0.14 (0.32%)
Comcast comcast
Profile NASDAQ: CMCSA $201 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

CMCSA Profile

Market Cap 201 Billion
CMCSA Description

Comcast is made up of three parts. The core cable business owns networks capable of providing television, Internet access, and phone services to roughly 58 million U.S. homes and businesses, or nearly half of the country. About half the homes in this territory subscribe to at least one Comcast service. Comcast acquired NBCUniversal from GE in 2011. NBCU owns several cable networks, including CNBC, MSNBC, and USA, the NBC broadcast network, several local NBC affiliates, Universal Studios, and several theme parks. Lastly, Comcast acquired Sky in 2018. Sky is the dominant television provider in the U.K. and has invested heavily in exclusive and proprietary content to build this position. The firm is also the largest pay television provider in Italy and has a presence in Germany and Austria.


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CMCSA Earnings

EPS 0.71 P/E Ratio 7.18
Previous Thu, Jul 25, 2019
Latest Thu, Oct 24, 2019 (28 days ago) Price -2.97%

CMCSA Dividend

Yield 1.89% / $0.84
Ex-Date Tue, Jan 7, 2020 (In 47 days)
Pay Date Wed, Jan 29, 2020

CMCSA Charts

All Time High $47.27 on Thu, Sep 12, 2019.
$32.61
1 Year
$47.27
Dec 26, 2018
Sep 12, 2019






Communications Sector 8 of 114
CHL $39.03 0.28 (0.71%)
China Mobile Limited
Profile NYSE: CHL $161 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

CHL Profile

Market Cap 161 Billion
CHL Description

China Mobile is not only the largest telecom operator in China by the number of mobile subscribers (942 million), but also the largest in the world. It has 59% of the total wireless market in China and also has 43% of the fixed line broadband market. The firm is also now rolling out its 5G network.


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CHL Earnings

EPS 28.65 P/E Ratio 11.31
Previous --
Latest --

CHL Dividend

Yield 4.99% / $1.95
Ex-Date Wed, Aug 28, 2019 (85 days ago)
Pay Date Mon, Oct 7, 2019

CHL Charts

52 Week Low $38.83 on Thu, Nov 14, 2019.
$38.83
1 Year
$55.84
Nov 14, 2019
Mar 20, 2019






Communications Sector 9 of 114
NFLX $311.69 6.53 (2.14%)
Netflix netflix
Profile NASDAQ: NFLX $136 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

NFLX Profile

Market Cap 136 Billion
NFLX Description

Netflix's primary business is a streaming video on demand service now available in almost every country worldwide except China. Netflix delivers original and third-party digital video content to PCs, Internet-connected TVs, and consumer electronic devices, including tablets, video game consoles, Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast. In 2011, Netflix introduced DVD-only plans and separated the combined streaming and DVD plans, making it necessary for subscribers who want both to have separate plans.


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NFLX Earnings

EPS 1.52 P/E Ratio 98.58
Previous Tue, Oct 15, 2019
Latest Wed, Oct 16, 2019 (36 days ago) Price +9.65%

NFLX Dividend

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NFLX Charts

$231.23
1 Year
$385.99
Dec 26, 2018
May 1, 2019






Communications Sector 10 of 114
CHTR $474.65 4.43 (0.92%)
Charter Communications chartercom
Profile NASDAQ: CHTR $103 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

CHTR Profile

Market Cap 103 Billion
CHTR Description

Charter is the product of the 2016 merger of three cable companies, each with a decades-long history in the business: Legacy Charter, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House Networks. The firm now holds networks capable of providing television, Internet access, and phone services to roughly 51 million U.S. homes and businesses, around 40% of the country. Across this footprint, Charter serves 27 million residential and 2 million commercial customer accounts under the Spectrum brand, making it the second-largest U.S. cable company behind Comcast. The firm also owns, in whole or in part, sports and news networks, including Spectrum SportsNet (long-term local rights to Los Angeles Lakers games), SportsNet LA (Los Angeles Dodgers), SportsNet New York (New York Mets), and Spectrum News NY1.


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CHTR Earnings

EPS 1.77 P/E Ratio 8.48
Previous Fri, Jul 26, 2019
Latest Fri, Oct 25, 2019 (27 days ago) Price +9.10%

CHTR Dividend

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CHTR Charts

All Time High $485.99 on Fri, Nov 15, 2019.
$272.91
1 Year
$485.99
Dec 26, 2018
Nov 15, 2019




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Symbol Price Day Δ YTD Δ
BIDU $115.65 0.74% -28.72%
CBS $38.98 -0.08% -14.63%
CHTR $474.65 -0.92% 64.81%
CMCSA $44.36 0.32% 29.07%
CTL $14.85 -0.13% -3.82%
CTRP $34.93 3.37% 26.60%
DIS $146.90 -0.02% 34.81%
DISCA $32.14 0.37% 24.43%
DISCK $29.89 0.95% 25.43%
DISH $35.91 1.21% 38.76%
EXPE $94.70 0.41% -15.43%
FB $197.93 0.21% 45.88%
FOX $34.78 -0.63% -11.28%
FOXA $35.70 -0.53% -6.05%
FTR $0.58 0.00% -76.33%
GOOG $1,301.35 -0.13% 24.43%
GOOGL $1,300.14 -0.13% 23.27%
IPG $22.25 0.54% 9.93%
LBTYA $22.72 0.35% 6.37%
LBTYK $21.73 0.32% 4.98%
GLIBA $73.15 -0.71% 74.83%
NFLX $311.69 2.14% 16.45%
NWS $12.90 -1.83% 11.11%
NWSA $12.57 -1.26% 10.36%
OMC $77.95 0.58% 7.21%
SIRI $6.96 0.87% 17.97%
TGNA $14.83 -1.46% 34.45%
TMUS $77.70 0.08% 19.06%
TRIP $28.06 0.29% -48.25%
TWTR $29.79 2.13% 3.40%
VIAB $23.27 -0.09% -13.01%
VRSN $189.15 -1.74% 28.01%
VZ $59.61 0.22% 6.41%
LILA $17.74 0.62% 17.33%
LILAK $17.83 0.96% 17.92%
T $37.60 1.13% 27.29%
VOD $19.61 0.15% -0.56%
BKNG $1,873.31 1.16% 8.81%
XLC $52.02 0.27% 24.36%
LSXMA $47.81 2.03% 27.77%
ALSK $1.80 -1.64% 16.13%
AMOV $15.58 0.78% 6.79%
AMX $15.64 0.13% 6.39%
ATNI $53.67 -1.32% -25.57%
ATUS $26.49 -1.34% 54.73%
BCE $48.05 0.00% 20.91%
BCOM $1.66 2.47% -72.01%
BT $10.57 1.34% -30.55%
CABO $1,533.31 -0.92% 90.89%
CBB $5.89 7.09% -25.44%
CCOI $62.55 -0.64% 39.00%
CEL $2.92 1.39% -48.59%
CHA $39.36 -1.08% -22.21%
CHL $39.03 -0.71% -17.85%
CHT $37.30 -0.24% 6.12%
CHU $9.18 -0.33% -12.40%
CNSL $3.97 1.79% -60.65%
EGHT $20.03 -0.35% 12.59%
FSNN $0.06 -14.29% -96.69%
GLIBP $26.55 0.38% 9.62%
GOGO $5.36 0.00% 65.94%
GTT $5.52 -2.99% -76.21%
HCHC $2.01 1.52% -24.72%
HMTV $12.93 -0.15% 6.42%
I $7.07 -0.70% -68.92%
IDCC $57.07 -0.90% -14.10%
IDT $6.73 3.54% 6.32%
IGLD $12.05 7.97% -92.95%
IRDM $25.21 -2.29% 32.82%
KT $11.54 -0.43% -20.03%
LBRDA $119.00 -0.71% 63.71%
LBRDK $120.13 -0.63% 64.72%
MBT $9.68 0.73% 32.78%
MTSL $1.07 -2.73% -41.21%
NIHD $1.85 0.00% -55.95%
OOMA $11.15 0.36% -20.98%
ORAN $16.35 0.25% 1.74%
ORBC $4.01 0.25% -52.88%
OTEL $11.79 4.52% -27.36%
PDVW $0.00 0.00% -100.00%
PHI $21.73 -0.14% 0.60%
RBBN $2.62 0.38% -49.32%
RCI $47.38 -0.40% -7.39%
RDCM $9.90 0.00% 29.58%
ROKU $155.91 -1.90% 379.43%
S $5.63 0.00% -6.48%
SHEN $36.16 0.78% -20.12%
SIFY $1.23 -2.38% -16.89%
SITO $0.56 5.66% -48.62%
SJR $20.51 0.64% 12.20%
SKM $22.93 -1.42% -14.73%
SPOK $11.41 1.33% -16.04%
TDS $23.35 0.86% -29.14%
TEF $7.40 0.27% -12.84%
TEO $9.32 0.00% -39.12%
TEUM $0.38 2.70% -78.29%
TI $0.00 0.00% -100.00%
TKC $5.79 -1.86% 5.08%
TLK $28.50 -1.01% 8.16%
TSU $16.09 1.96% -0.06%
TU $37.56 -0.21% 13.00%
USM $33.27 0.67% -36.59%
UTSI $3.00 0.67% 7.53%
VEON $2.44 -0.41% -0.41%
VG $7.46 3.32% -14.06%
VIV $13.09 -0.46% 4.55%
VZA $25.55 -0.43% 0.00%
WIFI $11.39 0.09% -44.84%
WIN $0.32 -5.88% -87.40%
WOW $6.11 -1.93% -18.42%
PT $0.53 6.00% -94.73%
PINS $19.07 -1.70% -21.84%
CMLS $15.90 4.67% 42.60%
UBER $29.46 5.10% -34.53%

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