AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)’s traded shares stood at 9.41 million during the latest session, with the company’s beta value hitting 0.63. At the last check today, the stock’s price was $18.25, to imply a decrease of -0.79% or -$0.14 in intraday trading. The T share’s 52-week high remains $21.53, putting it -17.97% down since that peak but still an impressive 20.77% since price per share fell to its 52-week low of $14.46. The company has a valuation of $130.30B, with an average of 30.18 million shares in intraday trading volume over the past 10 days and average of 33.34 million shares over the past 3 months.
Analysts have given a consensus recommendation of a Hold for AT&T Inc. (T), translating to a mean rating of 2.60. Of 26 analyst(s) looking at the stock, 3 analyst(s) give T a Sell rating. 1 of those analysts rate the stock as Overweight while 12 advise Hold as 9 recommend it as a Buy. 1 analyst(s) have given it an Underweight rating. Estimates put the company’s current-quarter earnings per share at $0.58.
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AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) trade information
After registering a -0.79% downside in the latest session, AT&T Inc. (T) has traded red over the past five days. The stock hit a weekly high of 18.66 this Thursday, 03/16/23, dropping -0.79% in its intraday price action. The 5-day price performance for the stock is -1.00%, and -5.22% over 30 days. With these gigs, the year-to-date price performance is -0.90%. Short interest in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) saw shorts transact 84.22 million shares and set a 2.78 days time to cover.
Analysts on Wall Street suggest a consensus price target of $20.84, implying an increase of 12.43% to the stock’s recent value. The extremes give us $9.00 and $25.00 for target low and target high price respectively. As such, T has been trading -36.99% off suggested target high and 50.68% from its likely low.
AT&T Inc. (T) estimates and forecasts
Looking at statistics comparing AT&T Inc. share performance against respective industry, we note that the company has underperformed competitors. AT&T Inc. (T) shares are 8.86% up over the last 6 months, with its year-to-date growth rate lower than industry average at -5.45% against 13.00%. Revenue is forecast to shrink -24.70% this quarter before falling -7.70% for the next one. The rating firms project that company’s revenue will grow 1.60% compared to the previous financial year.
Revenue forecast for the current quarter as set by 17 analysts is $30.28 billion. Meanwhile, for the quarter ending Jun 2023, a total of 15 analyst(s) estimate revenue growth to $30.18 billion.Earnings reports from the last fiscal year show that sales brought in $38.1 billion and $29.64 billion respectively in the corresponding quarters. In this case, analysts estimate current quarter sales to fall -20.50% before jumping 1.80% in the following quarter.
An assessment of the company’s 5-year growth patterns shows that annual earnings shrunk an estimated -22.90% for the past 5-year period. While 2023 is set for a -139.30% return in earnings, projections for the next 5 years are at 0.76% annually.
AT&T Inc. has its next earnings report out between April 19 and April 24. However, it is important to take into account that this dividend yield ratio is just an indicator to only serve the purpose of guidance. Investors interested to invest in the stock should ponder company’s other fundamental and operations related aspects too. AT&T Inc. has a forward dividend ratio of 1.11, with the share yield ticking at 6.04% to continue the rising pattern observed over the past year. The company’s average dividend yield trailing the past 5-year period is 0.00%.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)’s Major holders
AT&T Inc. insiders hold 0.15% of total outstanding shares, with institutional holders owning 55.90% of the shares at 55.98% float percentage. In total, 55.90% institutions holds shares in the company, led by Vanguard Group, Inc. (The). As of Dec 30, 2022, the company held over 606.93 million shares (or 8.51% of shares), all amounting to roughly $11.02 billion.
The next major institution holding the largest number of shares is Blackrock Inc. with 521.14 million shares, or about 7.31% of shares outstanding. As of the market price on Dec 30, 2022, these shares were worth $9.47 billion.
We also have Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard 500 Index Fund as the top two Mutual Funds with the largest holdings of the AT&T Inc. (T) shares. Going by data provided on Sep 29, 2022, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund holds roughly 212.6 million shares. This is just over 2.98% of the total shares, with a market valuation of $3.86 billion. Data from the same date shows that the other fund manager holds a little less at 161.54 million, or 2.27% of the shares, all valued at about 2.93 billion.