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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
T's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. T: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
T' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.04
0.02
0.74
Equity to Asset 0.31
T's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. T: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
T' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.31
0.22
0.43
Interest Coverage 5.98
T's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.81 vs. T: 5.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
T' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.61  Med: 5.70 Max: 7.74
Current: 5.98
2.61
7.74
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.96
M-Score: -2.48
WACC vs ROIC
3.78%
8.11%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 16.77
T's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.58 vs. T: 16.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
T' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.27  Med: 16.04 Max: 23.67
Current: 16.77
7.27
23.67
Net-margin (%) 9.02
T's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. T: 9.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
T' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.11  Med: 10.21 Max: 15.98
Current: 9.02
3.11
15.98
ROE (%) 13.13
T's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 vs. T: 13.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
T' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.63  Med: 10.21 Max: 19.91
Current: 13.13
3.63
19.91
ROA (%) 3.83
T's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. T: 3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
T' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 4.06 Max: 7.39
Current: 3.83
1.46
7.39
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 20.97
T's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. T: 20.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
T' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.75  Med: 18.78 Max: 28.74
Current: 20.97
9.75
28.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.00
T's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. T: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
T' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.4  Med: 3.30 Max: 17.1
Current: 6
-5.4
17.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.20
T's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. T: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
T' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.9  Med: 1.70 Max: 18.4
Current: 8.2
-12.9
18.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 21.80
T's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. T: 21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
T' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.6  Med: 2.50 Max: 23.1
Current: 21.8
-32.6
23.1
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

T Guru Trades in Q1 2015

George Soros 44,600 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 165,475 sh (New)
John Buckingham 32,844 sh (New)
David Dreman 71,664 sh (+33.55%)
Robert Olstein 246,000 sh (+4.24%)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 14,492 sh (unchged)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 12,267,200 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Kahn Brothers 11,883 sh (-1.30%)
Jeff Auxier 42,525 sh (-1.39%)
Mairs and Power 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%)
Joel Greenblatt 125,324 sh (-90.07%)
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Q2 2015

T Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Richard Pzena 823,058 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,029,304 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 139,782 sh (New)
Ruane Cunniff 6,084 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 122,595 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,918,200 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 346,416 sh (+2559.42%)
Ken Fisher 51,633 sh (+14.94%)
Murray Stahl 7,148 sh (+12.48%)
Jeff Auxier 47,175 sh (+10.93%)
John Buckingham 35,430 sh (+7.87%)
Mairs and Power 39,263 sh (+3.57%)
Robert Olstein 251,000 sh (+2.03%)
David Dreman 72,852 sh (+1.66%)
James Barrow 19,963,097 sh (+0.15%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 12,267,200 sh (unchged)
George Soros 44,600 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 500,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Kahn Brothers 11,710 sh (-1.46%)
Mario Gabelli 98,399 sh (-7.61%)
Joel Greenblatt 97,004 sh (-22.60%)
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Q3 2015

T Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 567,975 sh (New)
Ruane Cunniff 93,994 sh (+1444.94%)
Joel Greenblatt 562,418 sh (+86.74%)
RS Investment Management 17,311 sh (+10.46%)
Ken Fisher 60,941 sh (+9.19%)
David Dreman 78,803 sh (+8.17%)
John Buckingham 37,934 sh (+7.07%)
James Barrow 20,744,656 sh (+3.92%)
Murray Stahl 7,407 sh (+3.62%)
Mairs and Power 39,786 sh (+1.33%)
Kahn Brothers 11,780 sh (+0.60%)
John Hussman 189,200 sh (unchged)
Richard Pzena 823,058 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 251,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 59,320,756 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 700,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 77,969 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 11,301,000 sh (-7.88%)
Jim Simons 2,701,222 sh (-12.43%)
Pioneer Investments 275,253 sh (-20.54%)
PRIMECAP Management 18,603,353 sh (-21.61%)
Mario Gabelli 4,340,292 sh (-34.62%)
Steven Cohen 274,400 sh (-85.69%)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,000 sh (-97.97%)
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Q4 2015

T Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Richard Pzena 823,058 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 77,892 sh (-0.10%)
James Barrow 20,709,620 sh (-0.17%)
Kahn Brothers 11,660 sh (-1.02%)
Mario Gabelli 3,914,285 sh (-9.82%)
Ken Fisher 51,903 sh (-14.83%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 1,925,000 sh (-82.97%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 42.27
T's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
80% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.00 vs. T: 42.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
T' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.64  Med: 17.62 Max: 50.65
Current: 42.27
7.64
50.65
Forward P/E 12.15
T's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. T: 12.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 42.17
T's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
80% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.20 vs. T: 42.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
T' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.93  Med: 18.27 Max: 50.78
Current: 42.17
7.93
50.78
P/B 1.86
T's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. T: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
T' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 1.91 Max: 2.39
Current: 1.86
1.17
2.39
P/S 1.94
T's P/S is ranked lower than
62% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. T: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
T' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 1.95 Max: 3.22
Current: 1.94
1.43
3.22
PFCF 14.37
T's PFCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. T: 14.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
T' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.64  Med: 12.84 Max: 21.63
Current: 14.37
7.64
21.63
POCF 6.25
T's POCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. T: 6.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
T' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.67  Med: 5.49 Max: 10
Current: 6.25
3.67
10
EV-to-EBIT 20.34
T's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.44 vs. T: 20.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
T' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11  Med: 13.70 Max: 25.9
Current: 20.34
11
25.9
EV-to-EBITDA 10.70
T's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.35 vs. T: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
T' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 8.00 Max: 13.9
Current: 10.7
6.1
13.9
PEG 38.09
T's PEG is ranked lower than
93% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. T: 38.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
T' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 2.14 Max: 1107.5
Current: 38.09
0.75
1107.5
Shiller P/E 17.24
T's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
52% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. T: 17.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
T' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.38  Med: 15.26 Max: 19.2
Current: 17.24
9.38
19.2
Current Ratio 0.73
T's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. T: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
T' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
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
70% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. T: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
T' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.66 Max: 1.57
Current: 0.73
0.41
1.57
Days Sales Outstanding 41.10
T's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.67 vs. T: 41.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
T' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.25  Med: 42.13 Max: 93.74
Current: 41.1
36.25
93.74

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 5.08
T's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. T: 5.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
T' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.34  Med: 5.34 Max: 7.17
Current: 5.08
3.34
7.17
Dividend Payout 1.98
T's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. T: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
T' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.69 Max: 2.35
Current: 1.98
0.19
2.35
Dividend Growth (3y) 2.30
T's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
52% of the 193 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 Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.3  Med: 4.45 Max: 11.5
Current: 2.3
-1.3
11.5
Forward Dividend Yield 5.21
T's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
69% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. T: 5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.69
T's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
66% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. T: 5.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
T' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.74  Med: 5.98 Max: 8.03
Current: 5.69
3.74
8.03
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.30
T's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. T: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
T' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.9  Med: 0.30 Max: 4.3
Current: 4.3
-22.9
4.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.93
T's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. T: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
T' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.94 Max: 7.59
Current: 0.93
0.56
7.59
Price/Median PS Value 0.99
T's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. T: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
T' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.88
Current: 0.99
0.8
2.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.88
T's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. T: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
T' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 7.30 Max: 9.1
Current: 4.88
3.9
9.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.86
T's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.22 vs. T: 9.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
T' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.2  Med: 8.20 Max: 23.1
Current: 9.86
-3.2
23.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $146801
EPS $ 0.88
Beta0.29
Short Percentage of Float2.02%
52-Week Range $30.97 - 37.12
Shares Outstanding(Mil)6152.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 152,110 168,347 170,475 181,146
EPS($) 2.54 2.82 3.07 3.15
EPS without NRI($) 2.54 2.82 3.07 3.15

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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:T.Argentina, ATTB34.Brazil, T.Chile, SOBA.Germany, T.Mexico, T.Switzerland, 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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