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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.05
T's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. T: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
T' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.05
0.02
0.74
Equity to Asset 0.28
T's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
71% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. T: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
T' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.28
0.22
0.43
Interest Coverage 3.25
T's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
76% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.03 vs. T: 3.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
T' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.61  Med: 5.97 Max: 8.11
Current: 3.25
2.61
8.11
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.14
M-Score: -2.84
WACC vs ROIC
5.17%
4.46%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.24
T's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.26 vs. T: 8.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
T' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.27  Med: 17.40 Max: 24.7
Current: 8.24
7.27
24.7
Net-margin (%) 4.35
T's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. T: 4.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
T' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.11  Med: 12.44 Max: 21
Current: 4.35
-14.11
21
ROE (%) 6.43
T's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.78 vs. T: 6.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
T' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.63  Med: 17.21 Max: 46.19
Current: 6.43
3.63
46.19
ROA (%) 1.97
T's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. T: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
T' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.46  Med: 5.91 Max: 12.84
Current: 1.97
1.46
12.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.07
T's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.51 vs. T: 11.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
T' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.75  Med: 22.80 Max: 49.45
Current: 11.07
9.75
49.45
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.00
T's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. T: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
T' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.4  Med: 3.80 Max: 17.1
Current: 6
-5.4
17.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.20
T's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. T: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
T' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.9  Med: 2.60 Max: 50.9
Current: 8.2
-12.9
50.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 21.70
T's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. T: 21.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
T' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.6  Med: 2.70 Max: 23.1
Current: 21.7
-32.6
23.1
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

T Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ruane Cunniff 5,780 sh (New)
John Hussman 257,750 sh (+3225.81%)
James Barrow 30,516,116 sh (+3.20%)
Bill Frels 40,618 sh (+1.58%)
Paul Tudor Jones 34,716 sh (+1.33%)
Brian Rogers 12,267,200 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 43,123 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 6,653 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 217,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 217,545 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Bruce Berkowitz Sold Out
David Dreman 54,436 sh (-0.33%)
Dodge & Cox 14,492 sh (-3.34%)
Ken Fisher 47,973 sh (-5.58%)
Mario Gabelli 117,009 sh (-6.58%)
Kahn Brothers 12,324 sh (-22.44%)
Jim Simons 1,740,004 sh (-49.43%)
Ray Dalio 11,696 sh (-70.46%)
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Q4 2014

T Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 1,261,855 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 62,547 sh (+80.17%)
Robert Olstein 236,000 sh (+8.76%)
Ken Fisher 50,621 sh (+5.52%)
Murray Stahl 7,003 sh (+5.26%)
James Barrow 30,944,292 sh (+1.40%)
Brian Rogers 12,267,200 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 43,123 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 14,492 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
David Dreman 53,659 sh (-1.43%)
Kahn Brothers 12,040 sh (-2.30%)
John Hussman 250,000 sh (-3.01%)
Mario Gabelli 112,555 sh (-3.81%)
Bill Frels 38,758 sh (-4.58%)
Jim Simons 469,800 sh (-73.00%)
Pioneer Investments 13,609 sh (-93.74%)
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Q1 2015

T Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Buckingham 32,844 sh (New)
George Soros 44,600 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 165,475 sh (New)
David Dreman 71,664 sh (+33.55%)
Robert Olstein 246,000 sh (+4.24%)
Dodge & Cox 14,492 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 12,267,200 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Kahn Brothers 11,883 sh (-1.30%)
Bill Frels 37,908 sh (-2.19%)
Pioneer Investments 13,026 sh (-4.28%)
Mario Gabelli 106,499 sh (-5.38%)
Murray Stahl 6,355 sh (-9.25%)
Ken Fisher 44,923 sh (-11.26%)
James Barrow 19,932,512 sh (-35.59%)
Jeff Auxier 15,475 sh (-64.11%)
Joel Greenblatt 125,324 sh (-90.07%)
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Q2 2015

T Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Ken Fisher 51,633 sh (+14.94%)
Brian Rogers 12,267,200 sh (unchged)
Kahn Brothers 11,710 sh (-1.46%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 31.34
T's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
68% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. T: 31.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
T' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.64  Med: 16.83 Max: 50.65
Current: 31.34
7.64
50.65
Forward P/E 13.42
T's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.04 vs. T: 13.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 31.40
T's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
67% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.90 vs. T: 31.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
T' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.93  Med: 17.52 Max: 50.78
Current: 31.4
7.93
50.78
P/B 2.07
T's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. T: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
T' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.17  Med: 1.94 Max: 2.39
Current: 2.07
1.17
2.39
P/S 1.36
T's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. T: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
T' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.08  Med: 1.51 Max: 2.45
Current: 1.36
1.08
2.45
PFCF 18.60
T's PFCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.82 vs. T: 18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
T' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.64  Med: 12.60 Max: 21.63
Current: 18.6
7.64
21.63
POCF 6.16
T's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.14 vs. T: 6.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
T' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.67  Med: 5.52 Max: 10
Current: 6.16
3.67
10
EV-to-EBIT 21.63
T's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
69% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. T: 21.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
T' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.9  Med: 16.40 Max: 28.3
Current: 21.63
7.9
28.3
PEG 28.55
T's PEG is ranked lower than
90% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. T: 28.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
T' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.70 Max: 41.79
Current: 28.55
0.76
41.79
Shiller P/E 16.54
T's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
61% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.82 vs. T: 16.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
T' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.91  Med: 14.25 Max: 21.16
Current: 16.54
9.91
21.16
Current Ratio 0.73
T's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. T: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
T' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.66 Max: 1.57
Current: 0.73
0.41
1.57
Quick Ratio 0.73
T's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. T: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
T' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.66 Max: 1.57
Current: 0.73
0.41
1.57
Days Sales Outstanding 37.43
T's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.77 vs. T: 37.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
T' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 36.25  Med: 52.60 Max: 93.74
Current: 37.43
36.25
93.74

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 5.40
T's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
74% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. T: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
T' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.87  Med: 5.33 Max: 8.92
Current: 5.4
3.87
8.92
Dividend Payout 1.68
T's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. T: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
T' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.68 Max: 2.35
Current: 1.68
0.19
2.35
Dividend growth (3y) 2.30
T's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
51% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. T: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
T' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -3.2  Med: 4.20 Max: 14
Current: 2.3
-3.2
14
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.05
T's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
73% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. T: 6.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
T' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.34  Med: 5.97 Max: 9.99
Current: 6.05
4.34
9.99
Share Buyback Rate 4.30
T's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. T: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
T' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.3  Med: 0.00 Max: -23.2
Current: 4.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.86
T's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. T: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
T' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.95 Max: 7.59
Current: 0.86
0.56
7.59
Price/Median PS Value 0.91
T's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. T: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
T' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.79
Current: 0.91
0.78
2.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.59
T's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. T: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
T' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.5  Med: 6.10 Max: 12.7
Current: 4.59
3.5
12.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.10
T's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.72 vs. T: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
T' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -3  Med: 6.60 Max: 24.1
Current: 11.1
-3
24.1

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:SOBA.Germany, T.Chile, T.Switzerland, T.Argentina, T.Mexico, ATTB34.Brazil, 0QZ1.UK,
AT&T Inc was incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware on October 5, 1983. The Company, 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. Wireless segment consists of its subsidiary, AT&T Mobility, which operates as a wireless provider to both business and consumer subscribers. It offers a range of nationwide wireless voice and data communications services in a variety of pricing plans, including postpaid and prepaid service plans. The offerings are tailored to meet the communications needs of targeted customer segments, including youth, family, active professionals, small businesses, government and national corporate accounts. Wireline segment consist of subsidiaries that provide both retail and wholesale communication services domestically and internationally. Its offerings are divided into three product-based categories: data, voice and other. The Company provides data services that rely on IP-based technology and circuit-based technology. It also includes Network integration services, Packet services, Enterprise networking solutions, as well as Wi-Fi services. Voice includes traditional local and long-distance service provided to retail customers and wholesale access to its network and individual network elements. Security services include business continuity and disaster recovery services as well as premise and network based security products. The Other segment includes corporate and other operations and impacts from corporate-wide decisions for which the individual operating segments are not being evaluated.
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