Chart: Telecom Companies - Gross Profit Margins

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Includes: AT, BCE, BLS, BT, CHA, CN-OLD, CTL, DTEGY, FTR, NTL, NTT, ORAN, S, T
by: SA Editors


Gross profit margins in the Telecom sector ranged from 116.8% (NYSE:TEF) down to 12.5% (NYSE:BT), with the median for the group at 59.2%.

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Data in table version -- click on a ticker for opinion and analysis of the company:
Total Gross Gross
Quarter Revenue Profit Profit
Ticker Company Ending ($mm) ($mm) Margin (%)
AT Alltel Corp. 03/31/06 $2,539.74 $1452.22
57.2%
BCE BCE Inc. 03/31/06 $4,058.00 $1631.26
40.2%
BLS BellSouth Corp. 03/31/06 $5,171.00 $3049.00
59.0%
BT BT Group plc 12/31/05 $8,491.05 $1059.23
12.5%
CHA China Telecom Corp. Ltd. 12/31/05 $5,284.08 $3699.91
70.0%
CN China Netcom Group Corp. (Hong Kong) Ltd. 12/31/05 $3,315.16 $2765.73
83.4%
CTL Centurytel Inc. 03/31/06 $611.65 $394.19
64.4%
CZN Citizens Communications Co. 03/31/06 $506.86 $466.64
92.1%
DT Deutsche Telekom AG 12/31/05 $18,303.42 $7779.28
42.5%
FTE France Telecom 12/31/05 $14,964.64 $6061.23
40.5%
NTL Nortel Inversora S.A. 12/31/05 $548.87 $195.95
35.7%
NTT Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp. 12/31/05 $22,740.38 $13739.28
60.4%
Q Qwest Communications International Inc. 03/31/06 $3,476.00 $2059.00
59.2%
S Sprint Nextel Corp. 03/31/06 $11,548.00 $7007.00
60.7%
T AT&T Inc. 03/31/06 $15,835.00 $8707.00
55.0%

Data: Capital IQ

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