Telecoms Up, But Not By Much, Amid Mixed Earnings -- Telecoms Roundup

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Shares of telecommunications companies rose, but not by as much as the broad market, amid mixed earnings reports.

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Windstream shares slid after the provider of telecom services to businesses discontinued its dividend for a share buyback program.

Shares of regional carrier CenturyLink declined after its second-quarter earnings lagged behind some investors' expectations.

(- By Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com)

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August 03, 2017 16:36 ET (20:36 GMT)