AT&T Inc. [NYSE: T] gained 0.41% on the last trading session, reaching $29.23 price per share at the time. The company report on June 30, 2021 that AT&T to run its mobility network on Microsoft’s Azure for Operators cloud, delivering cost-efficient 5G services at scale.
Microsoft to acquire AT&T’s Network Cloud technology and talent to help operators increase competitive advantage through streamlined operations and service differentiation.
AT&T will move its 5G mobile network to the Microsoft cloud. This strategic alliance provides a path for all of AT&T’s mobile network traffic to be managed using Microsoft Azure technologies. The companies will start with AT&T’s 5G core, the software at the heart of the 5G network that connects mobile users and IoT devices with internet and other services. Bringing existing and future network workloads to Azure for Operators will enable AT&T to increase productivity and cost efficiency while focusing on the delivery of large-scale network services that meet its customers’ evolving needs.
AT&T Inc. represents 7.16 billion in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $207.85 billion with the latest information. T stock price has been found in the range of $29.10 to $29.35.
If compared to the average trading volume of 44.69M shares, T reached a trading volume of 28686360 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying 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 $30.69 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 2.80. 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.
Redburn have made an estimate for AT&T Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Sell, with their previous recommendation back on June 25, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Scotiabank raised their target price from $28 to $31. The new note on the price target was released on June 16, 2021, representing the official price target for AT&T Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $32 to $35, while UBS kept a Buy rating on T stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for AT&T Inc. is set at 0.31, with the Price to Sales ratio for T stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.20. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.26, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.60. Price to Free Cash Flow for T in the course of the last twelve months was 14.37 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.80.
Trading performance analysis for T stock
AT&T Inc. [T] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.18. With this latest performance, T shares dropped by 0.00% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 1.63% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -2.83% 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 50.30, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 57.47, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 47.77 for AT&T Inc. [T]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 30.04, while it was recorded at 28.91 for the last single week of trading, and 29.26 for the last 200 days.
AT&T Inc. [T]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and AT&T Inc. [T] shares currently have an operating margin of +14.97 and a Gross Margin at +36.87. AT&T Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -3.01.
Return on Total Capital for T is now 6.83, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -1.49. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -2.99, with Return on Assets sitting at -0.96. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, AT&T Inc. [T] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 113.18. Additionally, T Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 53.09, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 34.80. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 108.85, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 51.06.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, AT&T Inc. [T] managed to generate an average of -$22,504 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.93 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.32.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.
AT&T Inc. [T]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
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 1.39%.
An analysis of insider ownership at AT&T Inc. [T]
There are presently around $107,540 million, or 52.60% of T stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of T stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 561,751,567, which is approximately 0.908% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 492,116,917 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $14.38 billion in T stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $8.42 billion in T stock with ownership of nearly 0.075% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in AT&T Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 1,277 institutional holders increased their position in AT&T Inc. [NYSE:T] by around 182,169,873 shares. Additionally, 1,262 investors decreased positions by around 198,372,993 shares, while 187 investors held positions by with 3,298,541,544 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 3,679,084,410 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. T stock had 150 new institutional investments in for a total of 16,783,331 shares, while 119 institutional investors sold positions of 7,893,026 shares during the same period.