Consider This Before Taking a Position in AT&T (T)

After moving 2.2% during today's afternoon session, AT&T is now trading at a price of $15.54 per share. On average, analysts give it a target price of $18.58.

AT&T Inc. provides telecommunications and technology services worldwide.

Potential AT&T Investors Should Analyze the Following:

  • AT&T has moved -1.0% over the last year.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 20.35. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing AT&T's estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 1.09

  • AT&T currently returns an annual dividend yield of 7.3%.

Understanding AT&T's Operating Margins

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Operating Expenses ($ k) Operating Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023-02-13 120,741,000 -46,982,000 19 0.0
2022-02-16 134,038,000 -47,521,000 19 11.76
2021-02-25 143,050,000 -53,340,000 17 6.25
2020-02-20 181,193,000 -67,639,000 16 6.67
2019-02-20 170,756,000 -65,195,000 15 7.14
2018-02-20 160,546,000 -59,852,000 14

Over the last 6 years, AT&T's operating margins have averaged 16.7%, which is comparable to the Communication Equipment industry average of 18.34%. In addition, the firm's margins benefit from a 5.2% yearly growth rate.

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