AT&T logged a 0.6% change during today's morning session, and is now trading at a price of $19.77 per share. The S&P 500 index moved -0.0% and the Nasdaq posted a -1.0% change.
AT&T shares moved 8.2% over the last 52 weeks, with a high of $21.53 and a low of $14.46. During this time, the stock outperformed the S&P 500 index by 17.0%. As of January 2022, the company's 50-day average price is $19.0. AT&T Inc. provides telecommunications and technology services worldwide. The large-cap Consumer Discretionary company has 160,700 full time employees and is based in Dallas, TX. AT&T has returned a 5.7% dividend yield over the last 12 months.
Snapshot of the Company's Consistent Operating Margins:
|Gross Margins Growth||n/a||-0.19%||-1.5%||9.87%|
|Operating Margins Growth||n/a||-9.26%||13.61%||13.77%|
|Net Margins Growth||n/a||-139.24%||495.02%||-159.38%|
|Earnings Per Share||$1.89||-$0.75||$2.76||-$1.11|
|Diluted Shares (MM)||7,348||7,183||7,199||7,154|
|Free Cash Flow (MM)||$29,233||$27,455||$25,430||$12,397|
|Capital Expenditures (MM)||-$19,435||-$15,675||-$16,527||-$19,626|
|Net Debt / EBITDA||2.63||2.77||2.56||2.73|
AT&T has negative earnings for the current period, so its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is not meaningful. But based on its EPS guidance of 2.51, the company has a forward P/E ratio of 7.9. In contrast, the Consumer Discretionary sector's average P/E ratio is 22.33.
On the other hand, AT&T is possibly undervalued in terms of its net assets because its P/B ratio is 1.4 compared to its sector average of 3.12.
AT&T Is the Subject of Mixed Market Indicators:
22 analysts are following AT&T and have set target prices ranging from $9.0 to $28.0 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of hold. At the current price of $19.77, T is trading -6.46% away from its average analyst target price of $21.13 per share, implying an analyst consensus of some upside potential for the stock.
The company has a very low short interest since 1.2% of the company's shares are tied to short positions. Institutions own 55.8% of AT&T's shares, while the insider ownership rate stands at 0.08%. The biggest shareholder is the Vanguard Group, Inc. with a 9% stake in the company worth approximately $11,995,881,801.