Telecom isn’t a high earnings- or revenue-growth sector, even though wireless and broadband services are “must-haves” for U.S. consumers. Stocks often run up on merger and acquisition speculation, while tougher regulation can be a worry.


Big cap telecom stocks such as AT&T (T) and Verizon Communications (VZ) have attractive dividends. And, telecom stocks are sometimes viewed as a safe haven when stock markets turn volatile.

T-Mobile US (TMUS) has grabbed subscriber and revenue market share amid speculation it’ll be part of wireless industry consolidation. Comcast (CMCSA)’s institutional ownership has been rising as it delivers growth from broadband services and media arm NBCUniversal.

Bookmark this page to stay on top of companies such as Charter Communications (CHTR), Sprint (S), Dish Network (DISH), and CenturyLink (CTL). Also note that telecom developments often impact media stocks such as Walt Disney (DIS), Discovery Communications (DISCA) and 21st Century Fox Entertainment (FOX).

Telecom Stocks To Watch And Industry News

Stock Upgrades: Lumentum Shows Rising Relative StrengthLumentum had its Relative Strength (RS) Rating upgraded from 68 to 72 Wednesday — a welcome improvement, but still short of the 80 or better score you look for. As you try… Read More
T-Mobile Earns Relative Strength Rating Upgrade; Hits Key BenchmarkThe Relative Strength (RS) Rating for T-Mobile entered a new percentile Tuesday, with an increase from 80 to 83. When looking for the best stocks to buy and watch, keep a close… Read More
Highly Rated Apple Forms Later-Stage Pattern With Earnings DueApple is forming a base with a 138.08 entry as it gets ready to report earnings on Oct. 29. The current formation is a third-stage consolidation, which involves more risk than a… Read More
Verizon Eyes 5G Wireless Spectrum Grab, But Will Rivals Play Along?It’s a foregone conclusion on Wall Street that Verizon Communications will be the leading bidder for 5G wireless radio spectrum in a government auction that starts in December. What’s less clear is… Read More
AT&T Shares Jump As Wireless Subscribers Prove To Be A Bright SpotAT&T earnings for the September quarter met analyst estimates while revenue came in above Wall Street targets, although woes continued at WarnerMedia and its DirecTV satellite TV business. AT&T stock surged as… Read More
Stocks With Rising Relative Strength: Cable OneIn a welcome move, Cable One saw its Relative Strength Rating rise from 69 to 75 on Thursday. When looking for the best stocks to buy and watch, one factor to watch… Read More
Stock Upgrades: Ericsson Shows Rising Relative StrengthThe Relative Strength (RS) Rating for Ericsson entered a new percentile Thursday, with an increase from 73 to 84. When looking for the best stocks to buy and watch, one factor to… Read More

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