ATT Stock Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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USD 18.75  0.27  1.42%   

Taking into account the 90-day investment horizon and your way above-average risk tolerance, our recommendation regarding ATT Inc is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides ATT buy-hold-or-sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding ATT positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of ATT's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site.
  
The advice is provided from ATT's buy-and-hold perspective. Additionally, take a look at ATT Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments, please use the Instant Ratings tool. We conduct extensive research on individual companies such as ATT and provide practical buy, sell, or hold advice based on selected investing horizon and risk tolerance towards ATT Inc.

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For the selected time horizon ATT Inc has a Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.1409, Jensen Alpha of 0.0822, Total Risk Alpha of 0.0407, Sortino Ratio of 0.0426 and Treynor Ratio of 0.2062
Our trade advice tool can cross-verify current analyst consensus on ATT Inc and to analyze the company potential to grow next year. To make sure ATT is not overpriced, please confirm all ATT Inc fundamentals, including its book value per share, and the relationship between the net income and number of employees . Given that ATT Inc has a price to earning of 7.90 X, we suggest you to validate ATT Inc market performance and probability of bankruptcy to ensure the company can sustain itself next year given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

ATT Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

The company has accumulated 152.82 B in total debt with debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 1.15, which looks OK as compared to the sector. ATT Inc has a current ratio of 0.61, which means it has a negative working capital and may have difficulties to pay out interest payments when they become due. Debt can assist ATT until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, ATT's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like ATT Inc sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for ATT to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about ATT's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.
On 1st of November 2022 ATT paid $ 0.2775 per share dividend to its current shareholders
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ATT Returns Distribution Density

The distribution of ATT's historical returns is an attempt to chart the uncertainty of ATT's future price movements. The chart of the probability distribution of ATT stock daily returns describes the distribution of returns around its average expected value. We use ATT Inc price's Value At Risk and its Upside Potential as a relative measure of the distribution. The graph of the distribution of ATT returns is essential to provide solid investment advice for ATT.
Mean Return0.16Value At Risk-2.11
Potential Upside2.54Standard Deviation1.74
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Investment risk management requires an estimate of the probability of extreme price changes. Therefore, the correct representation of the distribution of ATT historical returns presented in an easy-to-digest graphical form helps investors and money managers understand the risk-reward trade-off of different investement strategies.

ATT Stock Institutional Investors

Have you ever been surprised when a price of an equity instrument such as ATT is soaring high without any particular reason? This is usually happening because many institutional investors are aggressively trading ATT Inc backward and forwards among themselves. ATT's institutional investor refers to the entity that pools money to purchase ATT's securities or originate loans. Institutional investors include commercial and private banks, credit unions, insurance companies, pension funds, hedge funds, endowments, and mutual funds. Operating companies that invest excess capital in these types of assets may also be included in the term and may influence corporate governance by exercising voting rights in their investments.
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Zwj Investment Counsel IncCommon Shares846.8 K17.7 M
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Zwj Investment Counsel IncCommon Shares797.3 K21.5 M
Zwj Investment Counsel IncCommon Shares813 K23.4 M
Zwj Investment Counsel IncCommon Shares825 K25 M
Note, although ATT's institutional investors appear to be way more sophisticated than retail investors, it remains unclear if professional active investment managers can reliably enhance risk-adjusted returns by an amount that exceeds fees and expenses.

ATT Cash Flow Accounts

201720182019202020212022 (projected)
Net Cash Flow from Financing25.93 B(25.99 B)(25.08 B)(32.01 B)1.58 B1.7 B
Net Cash Flow from Investing(20.37 B)(63.15 B)(16.69 B)(13.55 B)(32.09 B)(34.62 B)
Net Cash Flow from Operations39.15 B43.6 B48.67 B43.13 B41.96 B38.46 B

ATT Greeks

Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to ATT or Diversified Telecommunication Services sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that ATT's price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a ATT stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
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Alpha over NYSE Composite
0.08
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Beta against NYSE Composite0.75
σ
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1.72
Ir
Information ratio 0.0334

ATT Volatility Alert

ATT Inc has relatively low volatility with skewness of 1.33 and kurtosis of 4.29. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate ATT Inc to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure ATT's stock risk against market volatility during both bullish and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact ATT's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

ATT Implied Volatility

ATT's implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of ATT Inc stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if ATT's implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that ATT stock will not fluctuate a lot when ATT's options are near their expiration.

ATT Fundamentals Vs Peers

Comparing ATT's fundamentals to the average values of its peers is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It helps to analyze ATT's direct or indirect competition across all of the common fundamentals between ATT and the related equities. This way, we can detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics as ATT or determine the stocks which would be an excellent addition to an existing portfolio. Peer analysis of ATT's fundamental indicators could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing ATT by comparing valuation metrics with those of similar companies.
    
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FundamentalsATTPeer Average
Return On Equity0.12 %(0.31) %
Return On Asset0.0425 %(0.14) %
Profit Margin0.13 %(1.27) %
Operating Margin0.21 %(5.51) %
Current Valuation285.62 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding7.13 B571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.14 %10.09 %
Shares Owned by Institutions54.33 %39.21 %
Number of Shares Shorted94.2 M4.71 M
Price to Earning7.90 X28.72 X
Price to Book1.11 X9.51 X
Price to Sales0.87 X11.42 X
Revenue168.86 B9.43 B
Gross Profit89.06 B27.38 B
EBITDA55.3 B3.9 B
Net Income20.08 B570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents19.22 B2.7 B
Cash per Share0.35 X5.01 X
Total Debt152.82 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity1.15 %48.70 %
Current Ratio0.62 X2.16 X
Book Value Per Share17.18 X1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations41.96 B971.22 M
Short Ratio1.76 X4.00 X
Earnings Per Share2.42 X3.12 X
Price to Earnings To Growth4.70 X4.89 X
Target Price20.28
Number of Employees169.88 K18.84 K
Beta0.72-0.15
Market Capitalization135.56 B19.03 B
Total Asset551.62 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings28.65 B9.33 B
Working Capital(11.82 B)1.48 B
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ATT Market Momentum

Traders often use several daily momentume indicators to supplement a more traditional technical analysis when analyzing securities such as ATT . With many different options, investors must choose the best indicators for them and familiarize themselves with how they work. We suggest combining traditional momentum indicators with more near-term forms of technical analysis such as Accumulation Distribution or Daily Balance Of Power. With their quantitative nature, daily value technical indicators can also be incorporated into your automated trading systems.

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 2021 2022 (projected)
Receivables17.57 B16.41 B
Inventories3.12 B3.1 B

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Is ATT's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of ATT. If investors know ATT will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about ATT listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
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Market Capitalization
135.6 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
(0.041) 
Return On Assets
0.0425
Return On Equity
0.12
The market value of ATT Inc is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of ATT that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of ATT's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is ATT's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because ATT's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect ATT's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between ATT's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine ATT value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, ATT's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.