AT&T Inc. provides telecommunication, media, and technology services worldwide. More Details
Established dividend payer and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has AT&T's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: T is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: T's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: T underperformed the US Telecom industry which returned 1.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: T underperformed the US Market which returned 53.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is AT&T's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StWe Wouldn't Be Too Quick To Buy AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) Before It Goes Ex-Dividend
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAT&T (NYSE:T) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Buying AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) Shares This Year?
Is AT&T undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: T ($29.95) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($81.81)
Significantly Below Fair Value: T is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: T is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Telecom industry average.
PE vs Market: T is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate T's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: T is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the US Telecom industry average (3.5x).
How is AT&T forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: T is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: T is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: T's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: T's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.08% per year).
High Growth Revenue: T's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.08% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: T's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.6%).
How has AT&T performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: T is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: T is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: T is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 5.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare T's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: T is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (18%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: T has a negative Return on Equity (-2.13%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is AT&T's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: T's short term assets ($52.0B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($63.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: T's short term assets ($52.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($283.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: T's debt to equity ratio (86.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: T's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 104.9% to 86.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: T's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (27.8%).
Interest Coverage: T is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is AT&T current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: T's dividend (6.94%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: T's dividend (6.94%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.46%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: T's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: T's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: T is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: T's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (66.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Stankey (57 yo)
Mr. John T. Stankey has been Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Inc. since July 1, 2020 and as its Director since June 1, 2020. He has been President of AT&T Inc. He served as President and Chief Operating Of...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD21.02M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.14M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: T's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: T's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
AT&T Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AT&T Inc.
- Ticker: T
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: US$206.647b
- Shares outstanding: 7.14b
- Website: https://www.att.com
Number of Employees
- AT&T Inc.
- 208 South Akard Street
- United States
AT&T Inc. provides telecommunication, media, and technology services worldwide. The company operates through Communications, WarnerMedia, and Latin America segments. The Communications segment offers wirel...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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