AT&T Inc. provides telecommunication, media, and technology services worldwide.
Established dividend payer and good 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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: T underperformed the US Telecom industry which returned -9.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: T underperformed the US Market which returned 5% over the past year.
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
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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 ($30.49) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($76.97)
Significantly Below Fair Value: T is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: T is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.4x) compared to the Telecom industry average (12x).
PE vs Market: T is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.4x) compared to the US market (16.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: T is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: T is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Telecom industry average (1.3x).
How is AT&T forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 28 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: T's forecast earnings growth (7.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: T's earnings (7.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: T's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: T's revenue (0.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: T's revenue (0.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% 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 (12.4%).
How has AT&T performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: T has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: T's current net profit margins (8%) are lower than last year (10.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: T's earnings have grown by 16.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: T's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: T had negative earnings growth (-23.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Telecom industry average (-10.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: T's Return on Equity (8%) is considered low.
How is AT&T's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: T's short term assets ($52.7B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($69.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: T's short term assets ($52.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($280.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: T's debt to equity ratio (88.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: T's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 115.7% to 88.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: T's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (26.9%).
Interest Coverage: T's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.5x coverage).
What is AT&T current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: T's dividend (6.82%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.67%).
High Dividend: T's dividend (6.82%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.5%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: T's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: T's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (104.4%), T's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: T's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (61.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Stankey (57yo)
Mr. John T. Stankey has been Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Inc. since July 1, 2020 and as its Director since June 1, 2020. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer at AT&T Inc. from October 201 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD22.47M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.50M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Executive Chairman||13.08yrs||US$32.03m||0.034% $74.1m|
|CEO & Director||no data||US$22.47m||0.0086% $18.6m|
|Senior Executive VP & CFO||9.08yrs||US$16.73m||0.010% $22.1m|
|Senior Executive VP & General Counsel||4.75yrs||US$9.35m||0.0019% $4.1m|
|Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Communications LLC||0.75yr||US$7.68m||0.00095% $2.1m|
|Chief Technology Officer & President AT&T Labs||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior EVP & Chief Compliance Officer||5.58yrs||no data||0.00098% $2.1m|
|Chief Communications Officer||12.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Development||13.08yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: T's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.3 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman||13.08yrs||US$32.03m||0.034% $74.1m|
|CEO & Director||no data||US$22.47m||0.0086% $18.6m|
|Independent Director||6.08yrs||US$372.56k||0.0024% $5.1m|
|Independent Director||5.67yrs||US$373.50k||no data|
|Independent Director||6.83yrs||US$423.75k||0.00040% $869.0k|
|Independent Director||7.42yrs||US$374.14k||0.00074% $1.6m|
|Independent Director||8.08yrs||US$380.00k||0.0011% $2.5m|
|Lead Independent Director||no data||US$451.73k||0.0029% $6.3m|
|Independent Director||7.08yrs||US$360.00k||0.000080% $173.8k|
|Independent Director||5yrs||US$405.00k||0.00048% $1.0m|
Experienced Board: T's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: T 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$217.241b
- Shares outstanding: 7.13b
- Website: https://www.att.com
Number of Employees
- AT&T Inc.
- 208 South Akard Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|T||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Nov 1983|
|T *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Shares||MX||MXN||Nov 1983|
|SOBA||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Nov 1983|
|SOBA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Nov 1983|
|T||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CH||CHF||Nov 1983|
|T||BVC (Bolsa de Valores de Colombia)||Yes||Common Shares||CO||COP||Nov 1983|
|T||SNSE (Santiago Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CL||USD||Nov 1983|
|T||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Shares||IT||EUR||Nov 1983|
|T||BVL (Bolsa de Valores de Lima)||Yes||Common Shares||PE||USD||Nov 1983|
|2342429||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CH||CHF||Nov 1983|
|ATT||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||AT||EUR||Nov 1983|
|T||BASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)||CEDEAR EACH 3 REP 1 USD1||AR||ARS||Sep 2000|
|ATTB34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EA REPR 1 COM SHS||BR||BRL||Dec 2011|
|T.PRA||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||5 DEP RP PFD A||US||USD||Dec 2019|
|T.PRC||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||4.7 DP SHS PFD C||US||USD||Feb 2020|
AT&T Inc. provides telecommunication, media, and technology services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Communications, WarnerMedia, Latin America, and Xandr. The Communications segment provides wireless and wireline telecom, video, and broadband and Internet services; video entertainment services using satellite, IP-based, and streaming options; and audio programming services under the AT&T, Cricket, AT&T PREPAID, and DIRECTV brands to residential and business customers. This segment also sells handsets, wirelessly enabled computers, and wireless data cards manufactured by various suppliers for use with company’s voice and data services, as well as various accessories, such as carrying cases and hands-free devices through the company-owned stores, agents, and third-party retail stores. The WarnerMedia segment primarily produces, distributes, and licenses television programming and feature films; distributes home entertainment products in physical and digital formats; and produces and distributes mobile and console games, and consumer products, as well as offers brand licensing services. It also operates cable networks, multichannel premium pay television, and over-the-top services; and digital media properties. The Latin America segment offers video entertainment and audio programming services under the DIRECTV and SKY brands primarily to residential customers; pay-TV services, including HD sports video content; and postpaid and prepaid wireless services under the AT&T and Unefon brands, as well as sells various handsets through company-owned stores, agents, and third-party retail stores. The Xandr segment provides digital and video advertising services. The company was formerly known as SBC Communications Inc. and changed its name to AT&T Inc. in November 2005. AT&T Inc. was incorporated in 1983 and is based in Dallas, Texas.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/06 23:53|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/06 00:00|
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