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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.05
T's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. T: 0.05 )
T' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.74
Current: 0.05

0.02
0.74
Equity to Asset 0.32
T's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. T: 0.32 )
T' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.32

0.22
0.43
Interest Coverage 7.74
T's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
77% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. T: 7.74 )
T' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 8.11
Current: 7.74

2.61
8.11
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 1.40
M-Score: -2.69
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 23.67
T's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.14 vs. T: 23.67 )
T' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.27   Max: 24.7
Current: 23.67

7.27
24.7
Net-margin (%) 14.17
T's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.43 vs. T: 14.17 )
T' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.11   Max: 21
Current: 14.17

-14.11
21
ROE (%) 20.06
T's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.91 vs. T: 20.06 )
T' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -48.98   Max: 38.85
Current: 20.06

-48.98
38.85
ROA (%) 6.57
T's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.96 vs. T: 6.57 )
T' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.93   Max: 10.26
Current: 6.57

-13.93
10.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.47
T's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.47 vs. T: 27.47 )
T' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8.61   Max: 39.42
Current: 27.47

8.61
39.42
Revenue Growth (%) 4.50
T's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. T: 4.50 )
T' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.7   Max: 17.1
Current: 4.5

-16.7
17.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 10.80
T's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. T: 10.80 )
T' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.3   Max: 57.9
Current: 10.8

-16.3
57.9
EPS Growth (%) 1.70
T's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. T: 1.70 )
T' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -32.6   Max: 42.6
Current: 1.7

-32.6
42.6
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

T Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mark Hillman 16,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 53,788 sh (+250.59%)
Joel Greenblatt 75,612 sh (+79.61%)
Ruane Cunniff 9,052 sh (+60.21%)
James Barrow 33,395,328 sh (+4.64%)
Brian Rogers 11,767,200 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Irving Kahn 16,452 sh (-0.16%)
Jeff Auxier 43,735 sh (-0.23%)
Bill Frels 41,762 sh (-0.26%)
Dodge & Cox 15,192 sh (-1.3%)
Mario Gabelli 141,403 sh (-2.04%)
Ray Dalio 219,600 sh (-2.83%)
Jeremy Grantham 551,911 sh (-43.88%)
Pioneer Investments 593,541 sh (-48.61%)
Ken Fisher 133,015 sh (-97.92%)
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Q4 2013

T Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 2,832,504 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 43,239 sh (New)
Robert Olstein 146,000 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 6,453 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 81,090 sh (New)
Bill Frels 42,012 sh (+0.6%)
Jeremy Grantham 553,576 sh (+0.3%)
Mark Hillman 16,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 11,767,200 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 43,735 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Irving Kahn 16,297 sh (-0.94%)
Dodge & Cox 14,992 sh (-1.32%)
James Barrow 31,899,010 sh (-4.48%)
Mario Gabelli 134,014 sh (-5.23%)
Joel Greenblatt 47,575 sh (-37.08%)
Ken Fisher 70,844 sh (-46.74%)
Ray Dalio 112,600 sh (-48.72%)
Steven Cohen 17,762 sh (-66.98%)
Pioneer Investments 50,307 sh (-91.52%)
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Q1 2014

T Guru Trades in Q1 2014

David Dreman 77,443 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 24,780 sh (New)
Bruce Berkowitz 68,500 sh (New)
John Hussman 15,500 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 704,440 sh (+1380.69%)
Pioneer Investments 441,471 sh (+777.55%)
Steven Cohen 69,019 sh (+288.58%)
Robert Olstein 217,000 sh (+48.63%)
Brian Rogers 12,267,200 sh (+4.25%)
Jeff Auxier 45,135 sh (+3.2%)
Murray Stahl 6,607 sh (+2.39%)
Bill Frels 42,525 sh (+1.22%)
Irving Kahn 16,358 sh (+0.37%)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 14,992 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 129,317 sh (-3.5%)
James Barrow 29,428,422 sh (-7.75%)
Ken Fisher 56,266 sh (-20.58%)
Jeremy Grantham 256,658 sh (-53.64%)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,059 sh (-67.86%)
Ray Dalio 20,100 sh (-82.15%)
Jim Simons 490,522 sh (-82.68%)
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Q2 2014

T Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Brian Rogers 12,267,200 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 50,808 sh (-9.7%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with T

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Reduce -50%0.02%$34.49 - $36.74 $ 35.711%7750
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 1380.69%0.35%$31.86 - $35.2 $ 35.597%704440
David Dreman 2014-03-31 New Buy0.21%$31.86 - $35.2 $ 35.597%77443
James Barrow 2014-03-31 Reduce -7.75%0.12%$31.86 - $35.2 $ 35.597%29428422
John Hussman 2014-03-31 New Buy0.04%$31.86 - $35.2 $ 35.597%15500
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce -82.15%0.03%$31.86 - $35.2 $ 35.597%20100
Bruce Berkowitz 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$31.86 - $35.2 $ 35.597%68500
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -37.08%0.03%$33.11 - $36.45 $ 35.592%47575
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Reduce -48.72%0.03%$33.11 - $36.45 $ 35.592%112600
Ruane Cunniff 2013-12-31 Sold Out $33.11 - $36.45 $ 35.592%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 79.61%0.04%$33.32 - $35.96 $ 35.592%75612
Ruane Cunniff 2013-09-30 Add 60.21%$33.32 - $35.96 $ 35.592%9052
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 10.30
T's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.20 vs. T: 10.30 )
T' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.44   Max: 50.65
Current: 10.3

7.44
50.65
P/B 2.10
T's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. T: 2.10 )
T' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 2.39
Current: 2.1

1.13
2.39
P/S 1.46
T's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. T: 1.46 )
T' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 2.45
Current: 1.46

1.08
2.45
PFCF 14.60
T's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.33 vs. T: 14.60 )
T' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.64   Max: 21.52
Current: 14.6

7.64
21.52
EV-to-EBIT 8.50
T's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.06 vs. T: 8.50 )
T' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.9   Max: 28.3
Current: 8.5

7.9
28.3
PEG 3.00
T's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 43.40 vs. T: 3.00 )
T' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 39.55
Current: 3

0.76
39.55
Shiller P/E 15.50
T's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 58.94 vs. T: 15.50 )
T' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.32   Max: 21.16
Current: 15.5

9.32
21.16
Current Ratio 0.60
T's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. T: 0.60 )
T' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.57
Current: 0.6

0.41
1.57
Quick Ratio 0.60
T's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. T: 0.60 )
T' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.57
Current: 0.6

0.41
1.57

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.14
T's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
79% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. T: 5.14 )
T' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.34   Max: 7.17
Current: 5.14

3.34
7.17
Dividend Payout 0.53
T's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. T: 0.53 )
T' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 2.49
Current: 0.53

0.19
2.49
Dividend growth (3y) 2.30
T's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. T: 2.30 )
T' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 7.4
Current: 2.3

2.3
7.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.71
T's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. T: 5.71 )
T' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.74   Max: 8.03
Current: 5.71

3.74
8.03
Share Buyback Rate 3.20
T's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. T: 3.20 )
T' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.2   Max: -41.7
Current: 3.2

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
T's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. T: 0.80 )
T' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 7.59
Current: 0.8

0.56
7.59
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
T's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. T: 0.90 )
T' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.33
Current: 0.9

0.66
2.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.00
T's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
90% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. T: 12.00 )
T' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 12.7
Current: 12

3.5
12.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.04
T's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
78% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. T: 5.04 )
T' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7.5   Max: 23.5
Current: 5.04

-7.5
23.5

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:CHU, VOD, VZ, AMOV, CHL » details
Traded in other countries:SOBA.Germany
AT&T, formerly, SBC Communications Inc. was incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in 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. The Wireless segment provided approximately 52% of 2012 total segment operating revenues and 70% of 2012 total segment income. At December 31, 2012, it served 107 million wireless 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 major national corporate accounts. Wireline segment consist of subsidiaries that provide both retail and wholesale communication services domestically and internationally. The segment provided approximately 47% of 2012 segment operating revenues and 30% of its 2012 total segment income. 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. The Other services include application management, security service, integration services, customer premises equipment, outsourcing, government-related services, customer information services and satellite video services. 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. The Other segment provided less than 1% of total segment operating revenues in 2012.
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If the current market rates are used as a discount factor this stock is under valued at around $36. Even with a 6% rate (which is about double the current rates) the estimated value is in the high 40's even with a minus 8 buck tangible book haircut.

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