AT&T Inc. (T) trades as part of the Communication Services sector and is in the Communication Services industry. The company CEO is Randall L. Stephenson. AT&T Inc is engaged in provision of communications and digital entertainment services in the United States and the world. It provides fixed-line services, including voice, data, and television services to consumers and small businesses.
Previous Intraday Trading Performance:
The Communication Services company showed a previous change of -0.15% with an open at 32.38and a close of 32.29. It reached an intraday high of 32.48 and a low of 32.22.
The stock has a market cap of $198.0b with shares outstanding, of which the float is 6.1bshares. Trading volume reached 10,320,692 shares compared to its average volume of 31,785,663shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.
Historical Trading Performance:
Over the last five trading days, AT&T Inc. shares returned 0.78% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -6.70%. Over three months, it changed -10.05%. In one year it has changed -11.80% and within that year its 52-week high was 39.80 and its 52-week low was 31.17. T stock is 3.59% above its 52 Week Low.
Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 35.63 and a 50 day moving average of 34.72. Currently T stock is trading -9.37% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.
The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 4.75 that ended on December 31, 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 6.79. Based on 17 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.87. The TTM EPS is 3.16, which comes to a TTM PE of 10.20. Historically, the PE high was 33.30 and the PE low was 6.79. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 21.49, which is a decrease of -33.46%.
The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
Mar 31, 2018: 0.85
Dec 31, 2017: 0.78
Sep 30, 2017: 0.74
Jun 30, 2017: 0.79
The dividend per share is currently 2.00, which is a dividend yield of 6.19%.
Indicators to Watch:
Based on the latest filings, there is 55.50% of institutional ownership.
Short-interest is 192,500,860, which is 3.13% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 6.15. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.
The current calculated beta is 0.42.
Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 21.19%, return on assets is 6.64%, profit margin is 19.20%, price-to-sales is 1.23 and price-to-book is 1.36.
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