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AT&T (NYSE:T) Cash And Cash Equivalents

: $2,423 Mil (As of Sep. 2022)
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AT&T's quarterly cash and cash equivalents declined from Mar. 2022 ($38,565.00 Mil) to Jun. 2022 ($4,018.00 Mil) but then stayed the same from Jun. 2022 ($4,018.00 Mil) to Sep. 2022 ($2,423.00 Mil).

AT&T's annual cash and cash equivalents declined from Dec. 2019 ($12,130.00 Mil) to Dec. 2020 ($9,740.00 Mil) but then increased from Dec. 2020 ($9,740.00 Mil) to Dec. 2021 ($21,169.00 Mil).


AT&T (NYSE:T) Cash And Cash Equivalents Historical Data

The historical data trend for AT&T's Cash And Cash Equivalents can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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AT&T Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Cash And Cash Equivalents Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 50,498.00 5,204.00 12,130.00 9,740.00 21,169.00

AT&T Quarterly Data
Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22
Cash And Cash Equivalents Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 21,270.00 21,169.00 38,565.00 4,018.00 2,423.00

AT&T Cash And Cash Equivalents Calculation

Cash and cash equivalents are the most liquid assets on the balance sheet. Cash equivalents are assets that are readily convertible into cash, such as money market holdings, short-term government bonds or Treasury bills, marketable securities and commercial paper.


AT&T  (NYSE:T) Cash And Cash Equivalents Explanation

A high number means either:

1) The company has competitive advantage generating lots of cash

2) Just sold a business or bonds (not necessarily good)

A low stockpile of cash usually means poor to mediocre economics.

There are 3 ways to create large cash reserve.

1) Sell new bonds or equity to public

2) Sell business or asset

3) It has an ongoing business generating more cash than it burns (usually means durable competitive advantage)

When a company is suffering a short term problem, Buffett looks at cash or marketable securities to see whether it has the financial strength to ride it out.

Important: Lots of cash and marketable securities + little debt = good chance that the business will sail on through tough times.

Test to see what is creating cash by looking at past 7 yrs of balance sheets. This will reveal how the cash was created.


Be Aware

Depreciation estimates make the calculation of net income susceptible to management's accounting choices. These choices can be either overly aggressive or overly conservative.


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AT&T (NYSE:T) Business Description

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208 S. Akard Street, Dallas, TX, USA, 75202
Wireless is AT&T's largest business,contributing about 40% of revenue. The firm is the third- largest U.S. wireless carrier, connecting 66 million postpaid and 17 million prepaid phone customers. WarnerMedia contributes a bit less than 20% of revenue with media assets that include HBO, the Turner cable networks, and the Warner Brothers studios. AT&T plans to spin Warner off and merge it with Discovery to create a new stand-alone media firm. The firm recently sold a 30% stake in its traditional television business, which serves 15 million customers and generates about 17% of sales. This business will be removed from AT&T's financials going forward. Fixed-line telecom services provided to businesses and consumers account for about 20% of revenue, serving about 15 million broadband customers.
Executives
Legg Jeremy Alan officer: Chief Technology Officer 208 S. AKARD STREET DALLAS TX 75202
Smith Kenny Kellyn officer: Chief Marketing & Growth Ofcr 4511 CATHEDRAL AVE NW WASHINGTON DC 20016
Gillespie Edward W officer: SrEVP-Ext & Legal Affairs 208 S. AKARD DALLAS TX 75202
Santone Angela officer: Sr. Exec VP-Human Resources 208 S. AKARD ST DALLAS TX 75202
Mcelfresh Jeffery S. officer: CEO, AT&T Communications, LLC 208 S. AKARD 29TH FLOOR DALLAS TX 75202
Mcatee David R Ii officer: Sr. Exec. VP and Gen. Counsel 208 S. AKARD ROOM 3023 DALLAS TX 75202
Huntley David S. officer: SEVP&Chief Compliance Officer 208 S. AKARD ROOM 3023 DALLAS TX 75202
Lee Lori M officer: CEO-AT&T LatAm&GlobalMktgOfcr 208 S. AKARD ST., ROOM 3025 DALLAS TX 75202
Desroches Pascal officer: Sr. Exec VP and CFO TIME WARNER INC. ONE TIME WARNER CENTER NEW YORK NY 10019
Ubinas Luis A director 209 REDWOOD SHORES PARKWAY REDWOOD CITY CA 94065-1175
Kilar Jason officer: CEO, Warner Media, LLC 208 S. AKARD ST DALLAS TX 75202
Luczo Stephen J director
Lee Debra L director C/O BLACK ENTERTAINMENT 1 BET PLZ. 1900W PLACE N.W. WASHINGTON DC 20018
Lesser Brian D officer: CEO-AT&T Advertising&Analytics 208 S. AKARD DALLAS TX 75202
Arroyo F. Thaddeus officer: CEO - Bus. Solutions and Int'l 208 S. AKARD DALLAS TX 75202

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