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  • AT&T Finding Value In Telecom With New Growth Drivers
    Glyndon Park Thu, Apr. 17 5 Comments

    Summary

    • T trades at a significant discount to the S&P 500 on a current and forward earnings basis.
    • T dividend yield is 2.6x market yield, buyback yield is even more compelling.
    • Wireline growth concerns depress stock but management executing on new growth drivers.
  • Is The Leap Deal Good For AT&T?
    IAEResearch Wed, Apr. 9 4 Comments

    Summary

    • The deal will allow the company to expand its network coverage.
    • The financial muscle of AT&T will allow the company to extract better value from Leap's assets.
    • AT&T will be able to increase its coverage by utilizing the un-utilized spectrum of Leap.
  • Is AT&T Trading At A Discount From Its Peers?

    Summary

    • AT&T has acquired prepaid wireless provider Leaps Wireless International Inc. in a deal worth $1.3 billion.
    • AT&T will further expand its 4G LTE network through Leap's Cricket brand in 35 states of the U.S.
    • The industry is turning in favor of AT&T's core operations.
    • AT&T's stock is currently trading at a lower P/E compared to the industry average.
  • AT&T: A Steady Source Of Income
    Joseph Harry Wed, Apr. 9 6 Comments

    Summary

    • AT&T is fairly valued with an above average dividend.
    • The company has strong financial flexibility.
    • Growth opportunities exist going forward.
    • Shares are good as a defensive position.
  • AT&T: Still Solid But Better Opportunities Elsewhere
    Stock Gamer Mon, Apr. 7 21 Comments

    Summary

    • Share buyback in 2014 will drop largely due to large dividend commitment and limited borrowing capacity (owing to leverage target).
    • The total authorized 425M share repurchase plan will likely take at least 3 years to complete.
    • Debt level may increase modestly over the coming years due to large cash distribution commitment and spectrum acquisitions.
    • Trading at 20% discount to S&P 500, the shares are inexpensive but better value can be found elsewhere.
  • AT&T: Very Generous Towards Shareholders

    Summary

    • AT&T Inc. has always been generous towards its shareholders as evident by its increasing dividends and share buyback programs.
    • AT&T Inc. finally received approval for the acquisition of Leap Wireless that will prove to be a strategic move.
    • AT&T Inc. is undervalued compared to its competitors as well as industry benchmarks.
  • Evaluating AT&T Through The Eyes Of New Money
    Valuentum Thu, Apr. 3 13 Comments

    Summary

    • Let's examine AT&T through the eyes of new money.
    • AT&T posts a Valuentum Buying Index score of 4 on our scale, reflecting our 'fairly valued' discounted cash-flow assessment of the firm and its attractive relative valuation versus peers.
    • We prefer scores of 9 or 10 on the Valuentum Buying Index, which represent more timely ideas.
  • I Decided To Keep High-Yielding AT&T And It Popped 6.47% Since My Last Article
    Abba's Aces Tue, Apr. 1 22 Comments

    Summary

    • Next year's earnings estimate has increased but the threat of a contraction still exists.
    • The stock is still inexpensive on next year's earnings expectations.
    • The Leap Wireless deal is finally approved.
  • Impact Of The Acquisition Of Leap Wireless By AT&T

    Summary

    • The Federal Communications Commission finally approved the $1.2 acquisition deal of Leap Wireless International (LEAP) by AT&T (T).
    • This deal allows AT&T to have an immediate presence in the pre-paid market and positions it to better compete with other major national carriers .
    • Gives access to previously forbidden territories.
    • AT&T will manage to tap into Leap Wireless’ unused range to expand its LTE network.
  • The Tortoise Strategy: Part 9 - AT&T, Double The Dividend Yield And Cut Market Risk 3%
    Richard Berger Mon, Mar. 24 27 Comments

    Summary

    • This is part 9 in a continuing series on building a dividend income equity portfolio with lower market risk and boosted yield using covered option writing.
    • AT&T Corporation is evaluated for value and yield boost using covered option writing.
    • Shares are beginning a test of the high side of the long term downward trending channel they have traded in since last November.
    • The company is a Dividend Aristocrat cash cow yielding 5.6% with 31 consecutive years of growing dividends.
    • Over priced and weak technically, avoid entry at the current $33.00 market price. Write Cash Covered Calls at $32 to double the dividend yield while lowering market risk 3%.
  • Is AT&T A Good Investment Over Verizon?
    Winning Strategies Fri, Mar. 21 24 Comments

    Summary

    • Telecom services sector is facing challenges to generate growth.
    • AT&T has been experiencing slow growth, but the outlook is strong for the company.
    • Verizon has been able to generate strong growth and returns over AT&T.
  • AT&T: Aggressive Efforts To Improve Subscriber Base Earn It A Bullish Rating
    Equity Watch Thu, Mar. 20 13 Comments

    Summary

    • AT&T leads the market with its solid subscriber base.
    • Leap acquisition and U-verse service expansion will help AT&T improve its operations and performance.
    • The stock offers an impressive dividend yield of 5.7%, along with a healthy balance sheet, which lowers the company’s risk profile.
  • AT&T: Dividend Yield Approaching 6% And Upside Potential Of 28%
    Achilles Research Wed, Mar. 19 27 Comments

    Summary

    • AT&T has an intrinsic value of over $40 per share.
    • Solid Dividend Yield And High Margin Of Safety Add To The Appeal Of AT&T.
    • AT&T could be a good long-term investment for investors who desire recurring income.
  • AT&T Is A Solid Long-Term Pick
    IAEResearch Fri, Mar. 14 20 Comments

    Summary

    • The price wars will eventually affect the margins of the companies in the sector.
    • Deterioration in margins and revenues due to the price wars can be offset to some extent by increased customer base.
    • Fundamentals of the company are extremely impressive.
  • AT&T: More Positives For The Stock
    Tradevestor Fri, Mar. 14 52 Comments

    Summary

    • Trading at the lower-end of its range, AT&T offers compelling value and a yield near 6%.
    • The CEO's recent endorsements of the stock and company's strengths support this claim.
    • Dividends and capital appreciation offer 10% to 15% returns.
  • AT&T: Interesting On A Total Return Basis
    Arsene Lupin Thu, Mar. 13 10 Comments

    Summary

    • Concerns about competitive weakness overblown.
    • The company has CapEx tailwinds and value-driven on subscribers and Europe.
    • Tailwinds on both earnings and dividend suggest AT&T as a good total return play.
  • AT&T CEO Telegraphs The Bottom In The Shares
    Alexander J. Poulos Wed, Mar. 12 71 Comments

    Summary

    • CEO's recent comments about attractiveness of the shares may have marked a bottom.
    • Competitive position has improved versus their main rival Verizon.
    • Combination of high yield and shrinking share count are particularly enticing.
  • AT&T A Buy? No, Go Back To Sleep, False Alarm
    Philipp Harper Wed, Mar. 12 10 Comments

    Summary

    • Financial perspectives of AT&T - the end of 2013 was far better than 2012 for AT&T.
    • AT&T has been spending a significant amount of research and leverage funding to gain better positioning in a number of areas.
    • Why you should make AT&T a "hold" status for investment purposes.
  • Why I'm Bullish On AT&T
    Bottom Up Investing Wed, Mar. 12 6 Comments

    Summary

    • The pessimistic forecast is for a 19%, annualized total return over 3 years with a base case of 2 years and a 25% annualized total return.
    • The outlook is positive for the Wireless and Wireline segments.
    • The technicals have been bearish for over 1 year.
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Company Description

AT&T Inc, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides wireless and wireline telecommunications services in the United States and internationally. The Company has three reportable segments: Wireless, Wireline, and Other.

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