AT&T Inc. [NYSE: T] jumped around 0.26 points on Friday, while shares priced at $27.02 at the close of the session, up 0.97%. The company report on October 28, 2020 that AT&T Helping Small Businesses Virtualize, Survive and Thrive in Challenging Times.
What’s the news? AT&T* is launching a new wireless service discount, waiving home internet data overage charges for AT&T Internet customers through December 31, and offering free expert guidance and other resources to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) save money and virtualize their businesses to survive and thrive despite the impacts of COVID-19.
AT&T Inc. stock is now -30.86% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. T Stock saw the intraday high of $27.04 and lowest of $26.69 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 39.70, which means current price is +3.60% above from all time high which was touched on 01/08/20.
Compared to the average trading volume of 35.46M shares, T reached a trading volume of 47863353 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about AT&T Inc. [T]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for T shares is $31.60 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on T stock is a recommendation set at 2.70. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Credit Suisse have made an estimate for AT&T Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on October 23, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on October 20, 2020, representing the official price target for AT&T Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $25, while KeyBanc Capital Markets analysts kept a Underweight rating on T stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for AT&T Inc. is set at 0.55, with the Price to Sales ratio for T stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.10. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.10, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.40. Price to Free Cash Flow for T in the course of the last twelve months was 15.48 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.80.
How has T stock performed recently?
AT&T Inc. [T] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.88. With this latest performance, T shares dropped by -5.16% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -8.72% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -29.80% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for T stock in for the last two-week period is set at 40.68, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 43.06, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 40.53 for AT&T Inc. [T]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 28.51, while it was recorded at 26.92 for the last single week of trading, and 31.10 for the last 200 days.
AT&T Inc. [T]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and AT&T Inc. [T] shares currently have an operating margin of +16.76 and a Gross Margin at +38.01. AT&T Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +7.67.
Return on Total Capital for T is now 7.99, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 3.93. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 7.55, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.57. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, AT&T Inc. [T] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 102.27. Additionally, T Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 50.56, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 34.15. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 93.97, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 46.46.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, AT&T Inc. [T] managed to generate an average of $56,516 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.59 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.33.AT&T Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.80 and a Current Ratio set at 0.80.
Earnings analysis for AT&T Inc. [T]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, AT&T Inc. posted 0.89/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.87/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 2.30%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for T. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for AT&T Inc. go to -1.74%.
Insider trade positions for AT&T Inc. [T]
There are presently around $103,750 million, or 54.70% of T stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of T stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 570,726,802, which is approximately -4.306% of the company’s market cap and around 0.08% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 490,400,420 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $13.25 billion in T stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $7.94 billion in T stock with ownership of nearly -0.776% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in AT&T Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of October and at the time of the October reporting period, where 1,128 institutional holders increased their position in AT&T Inc. [NYSE:T] by around 127,866,364 shares. Additionally, 1,270 investors decreased positions by around 231,083,904 shares, while 181 investors held positions by with 3,480,781,744 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 3,839,732,012 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. T stock had 105 new institutional investments in for a total of 16,024,138 shares, while 121 institutional investors sold positions of 9,723,340 shares during the same period.