ATT Retained Earnings vs. Price to Earning

ATT Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 36.84  0.26  0.71%

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ATT Inc Price to Earning vs. Retained Earnings Fundamental Analysis

ATT Inc is rated third in retained earnings category among related companies. It is rated fifth in price to earning category among related companies . The ratio of Retained Earnings to Price to Earning for ATT Inc is about  5,265,918,739 
Retained Earnings is a balance sheet account that refers to the portion of company income that is retained by the firm. In other words it is a part of earnings that is not paid out as dividends or otherwise distributed to owners. Retained Earnings are calculated by adding net income to last period retained earnings and subtracting any dividends paid to owners.
Retained Earnings 
Beginning RE + Income 
40.86 B
Retained Earnings shows how the firm utilizes its profits over time. In simple terms, investors can think of retained earnings as the amount of profit the company has reinvested in the business since its inceptions. However the methodology to make a decision over how much profit to retain is different between companies in different industries. For example growing industries tend to retain more of their earnings than more matured industries as they need more assets investment to sustain their growth.
Price to Earnings ratio is typically used for current valuation of a company and is one of the most popular ratios that investor monitor on a daily basis. Holding a low PE stock is less risky because. When a company's profitability fall, it is likely that earnings will also go down..In other words, if you start from a lower position your downside risk is limited. There are also some investors who believe that low Price to Earnings ratio reflects the low pricing because a given company is in trouble. On the other hand, a higher PE ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of profit.
Market Value Per Share 
Earnings Per Share 
7.76 times
Generally speaking, the Price to Earnings ratio gives investors an idea of what the market is willing to pay for the company's current earnings.


Price to Earning Comparison
ATT is rated fourth in price to earning category among related companies.
  Retained Earnings 
      ATT Comparables 
ATT is rated second in retained earnings category among related companies.
ATT Inc. provides communications and digital entertainment services. The company was formerly known as SBC Communications Inc. and changed its name to ATT Inc. in November 2005. ATT operates under Telecom Services - Domestic classification in USA and traded on BATS Exchange. It employs 254000 people. more
NameATT Inc
CEOBrian LesserView All
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InstrumentUSA Stock View All
RegionNorth America
ExchangeBATS Exchange
CIK Number00732717.0
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar
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