ATT Story

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T -- USA Stock  

USD 29.23  0.14  0.48%

ATT Earnings per Basic Share are comparatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. ATT reported Earnings per Basic Share of 1.90 in 2019. Earnings per Diluted Share is likely to gain to 1.99 in 2020, whereas Average Assets are likely to drop slightly above 286.6 B in 2020. ATT Inc is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next earnings report is expected on the 3rd of February 2021. The stock is currently undergoing above-average trading activities. As some conservatives are trying to avoid communication services space, we'll review ATT Inc a little further and explain its current market possibilities. We will evaluate why we are still confident in anticipation of a recovery. ATT Inc current odds of financial distress is under 47 percent. Will private investors continue to be optimistic, or should we expect a sell-off?
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The firm shows a Beta (market volatility) of -0.0011, which signifies not very significant fluctuations relative to the market. Let's try to break down what ATT's beta means in this case. As returns on the market increase, returns on owning ATT are expected to decrease at a much lower rate. During the bear market, ATT is likely to outperform the market. Even though it is essential to pay attention to ATT Inc historical returns, it is always good to be careful when utilizing equity current trending patterns. Our philosophy in foreseeing any stock's future performance is to check both, its past performance charts as well as the business as a whole, including all available technical indicators. ATT Inc exposes twenty-eight different technical indicators, which can help you to evaluate its performance. ATT Inc has an expected return of -0.0782%. Please be advised to confirm ATT Inc sortino ratio, semi variance, as well as the relationship between the Semi Variance and rate of daily change to decide if ATT Inc stock performance from the past will be repeated at future time.
Typically, a company's financial statements are the reports that show the financial position of the company. There are three main documents that fall into the category of financial statements. These documents include ATT income statement, its balance sheet, and the statement of cash flows. Potential ATT investors and stakeholders use financial statements to determine how well the company is positioned to perform in the future. Although ATT investors may use each financial statement separately, they are all related. The changes in ATT's assets and liabilities, for example, are also reflected in the revenues and expenses that we see on ATT's income statement, which results in the company's gains or losses. Cash flows can provide more information regarding cash listed on a balance sheet, but not equivalent to net income shown on the income statement. Please read more on our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages. The goal of ATT fundamental analysis is to do accurate financial forecasts. There are several possible objectives to fundamental analysis, such as projecting of ATT performance into the future periods or doing a reasonable stock valuation. The intrinsic value of ATT shares is the value that is considered the true value of the share. If the intrinsic value ATT is higher than its market price, buying is generally recommended. If it is equal to the market price, it is recommended to hold; and if it is less than the market price, then one should sell all shares ATT. Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.

Are ATT Earnings Expected to grow?

The future earnings power of ATT involves the interaction of many company-specific, industry, and economic forces. Earnings estimates embody investors' opinions of ATT factors such as sales growth, product demand, competitive industry environment, profit margins, and cost controls. ATT stock prices adjust as these expectations change or are proven wrong. The main thing to remember is that equities with high expected earnings growth tend to underperform the market because it is usually difficult to meet the market's high expectations. Companies with low earnings expectations tend to do better than expected. Please use our latest analysis of ATT expected earnings.

And What about dividends?

A dividend is the distribution of a portion of ATT earnings, decided and managed by the company's board of directors and paid to a class of its shareholders. Note, announcements of dividend payouts are generally accompanied by a proportional increase or decrease in a company's stock price. ATT dividend payments follow a chronological order of events, and the associated dates are important to determine the shareholders who qualify for receiving the dividend payment. ATT one year expected dividend income is about $1.2 per share.
Dividend Yield is likely to gain to 0.0418 in 2020, whereas Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions is likely to drop (14.6 B) in 2020.
Last ReportedProjected for 2020
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions-13.6 B-14.6 B
Dividend Yield 0.0405  0.0418 
Dividends per Basic Common Share 1.73  1.56 
Investing in dividend-paying stocks, such as ATT Inc is one of the few strategies that are good for long-term investment. Ex-dividend dates are significant because investors in ATT must own a stock before its ex-dividend date to receive its next dividend. This type of analysis is very useful when you want to generate a past dividend schedule and payout information for ATT. Then that information in the form of graph and calendar can be used to fully explain how Du Pont dividends can provide a real clue to its valuation.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions. It is good to see analyst projects for ATT, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

ATT Gross Profit

ATT Gross Profit growth is one of the most critical measures in evaluating the company. The Gross Profit growth rate is calculated simply by comparing ATT previous period's values with its current period's values. Each time period you're measuring should be of equal lengths the increase or decrease, in a company's Gross Profit between two periods. Here we show ATT Gross Profit growth over the last 10 years. Please check Gross Profit in more details.

Breaking down the case for ATT

Institutional investor usually refers to an organization that invests money in ATT on behalf of clients or other money managers. Buying and selling of large positions of ATT stock by institutional investors can create supply and demand imbalances that result in sudden price moves of ATT stock. Let's take a look at how the ownership of ATT is distributed among investors.

Ownership Allocation

ATT holds a total of seven billion one hundred thirty million outstanding shares. Over half of ATT Inc outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These other corporate entities are typically referred to corporate investors that acquire positions in a given instrument to benefit from reduced trade commissions. Therefore, these institutions are subject to different rules and regulation than regular investors in ATT. Please watch out for any change in the institutional holdings of ATT Inc as this could mean something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Please note that no matter how much assets the company secures, if the real value of the firm is less than the current market value, you may not be able to make money on it.

Retail Investors
42.51%
Institutions
57.41%
Retail Investors42.51
Insiders0.08
Institutions57.41
 2017 2018 2019 2020 (projected)
Long Term Debt to Equity0.890.90.820.77
Interest Coverage3.333.283.324.34

Asset Utilization

The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. ATT has an asset utilization ratio of 43.49 percent. This implies that the company is making $0.43 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that ATT Inc is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.

Assets Non Current
264.2 B
Goodwill
215.6 B
Current Assets44.85 Billion8.53
Assets Non Current264.15 Billion50.24
Goodwill215.64 Billion41.02
Tax Assets1.12 Billion0.21

Will ATT newest gain continue?

The maximum drawdown is down to 3.65 as of today. ATT Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.08 and kurtosis of -0.02. However, we advise investors to further study ATT Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.

Our Conclusion on ATT

Whereas some other firms in the telecom services industry are either recovering or due for a correction, ATT may not be as strong as the others in terms of longer-term growth potentials. While some short-horizon oriented private investors may not share our view, we believe it may be a good time to buy new shares of ATT.

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