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Executive Summary

AT&T Inc. provides telecommunication, media, and technology services worldwide. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Established dividend payer and fair value.

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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 +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: T's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Telecom


US Market

1 Year Return




US Telecom


US Market

Return vs Industry: T underperformed the US Telecom industry which returned -1.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: T underperformed the US Market which returned 35.9% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-0.4%-0.3%-0.5%
30 Day-3.6%-1.8%0.3%
90 Day-10.7%-6.0%3.1%
1 Year1.8%-5.2%4.1%-1.3%38.0%35.9%
3 Year5.6%-13.1%12.7%-3.4%62.9%52.7%
5 Year-12.4%-35.0%4.6%-19.5%121.7%97.3%

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?

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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 ($28.05) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($116.17)

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 (1.2x) compared to the US Telecom industry average (2.7x).

Future Growth

How is AT&T forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 23 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 (0.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: T's revenue (0.4% 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 (12.3%).

Past Performance

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 20.1% 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 (103.2%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: T has a negative Return on Equity (-0.3%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is AT&T's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: T's short term assets ($62.9B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($82.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: T's short term assets ($62.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($282.7B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: T's debt to equity ratio (97.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: T's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 105% to 97.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: T's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (24.5%).

Interest Coverage: T's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.7x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is AT&T current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: T's dividend (7.42%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).

High Dividend: T's dividend (7.42%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.54%)

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 (53% payout ratio).

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


John Stankey (58 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 ($USD21.02M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.17M).

Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: T's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: T's board of directors are considered experienced (6 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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

AT&T Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: AT&T Inc.
  • Ticker: T
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1983
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: US$200.273b
  • Shares outstanding: 7.14b
  • Website: https://www.att.com

Number of Employees


  • AT&T Inc.
  • 208 South Akard Street
  • Dallas
  • Texas
  • 75202
  • 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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/07/31 05:28
End of Day Share Price2021/07/30 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.