Chart: Telecom Companies - SG&A Margin (MRQ)

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 |  Includes: AT, BCE, BLS, BT, CHA, CN-OLD, CTL, DTEGY, FTR, NTL, NTT, ORAN, S, T, TAR, TEF, TI, TWTC, VZ
by: SA Editors

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses (most recently reported quarter) as a percentage of total revenue in Telecom sector ranged from 34.4% (DT) down to 1.4% (FTE), with a median value of 19.0%.

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Data in table version -- click on a ticker for opinion and analysis of the company:
Total SG&A SG&A
Quarter Revenue Expense Margin
Ticker Company Ending ($mm) ($mm) (%)
AT Alltel Corp. 12/31/05 $2539.74 $482.80
19.0%
BCE BCE Inc. 03/31/06 $4058.00 $121.72
3.0%
BLS BellSouth Corp. 03/31/06 $5171.00 $931.00
18.0%
BT BT Group plc 09/30/05 $8491.05 $157.00
N/A
CHA China Telecom Corp. Ltd. 12/31/04 $5284.08 $779.19
14.7%
CN China Netcom Group Corp. (Hong Kong) Ltd. 06/30/05 $3315.16 $519.67
15.7%
CTL Centurytel Inc. 03/31/06 $611.65 $95.26
15.6%
CZN Citizens Communications Co. 12/31/05 $506.86 $157.00
N/A
DT Deutsche Telekom AG 12/31/05 $18303.42 $6297.74
34.4%
FTE France Telecom 12/31/05 $14964.64 $212.32
1.4%
NTL Nortel Inversora S.A. 09/30/05 $548.87 $140.69
25.6%
NTT Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp. 09/30/05 $22740.38 $7278.59
32.0%
Q Qwest Communications International Inc. 03/31/06 $3476.00 $992.00
28.5%
S Sprint Nextel Corp. 12/31/05 $11548.00 $3777.00
32.7%
T AT&T Inc. 12/31/05 $15835.00 $3342.00
21.1%
TAR Telefonica of Argentina, Inc. 09/30/05 N/A $72.06
N/A
TEF Telefonica SA 12/31/05 $13677.23 $978.74
7.2%
TI Telecom Italia SpA 09/30/05 $9801.07 $1054.94
10.8%
TWTC Time Warner Telecom Inc. 12/31/05 $186.19 $51.29
27.5%
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. 12/31/05 $22743.00 $5291.00
23.3%
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Data: Capital IQ

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