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AT&T GF Value Rank

: 6 (As of Today)
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AT&T has the GF Value Rank of 6.

The GF Value Rank is determined by the price-to-GF-Value (P/GF Value) ratio, a proprietary metric calculated based on historical multiples along with an adjustment factor based on a company's past returns and growth and future estimates of the business' performance.

GuruFocus found that for valuation, we cannot simply give stocks a better GF Value rank simply because they have a lower P/GF Value ratio. Backtesting shows that over the long term, the two worst-performing groups are the most expensive group (with the highest P/GF Value ratio) and the least expensive group (with the lowest P/GF Value ratio).

We can understand why the most expensive group underperforms. We were initially puzzled by the underperformance of the least expensive group, but we realized there is a reason why some stocks are super cheap. If they look too undervalued, it is often because the businesses behind them are poor quality. The market realized this and gave them low valuations. In a way, the market is efficient.

After multiple backtesting analyses, we granted the stocks in third-cheapest percentile the highest GF Value rank, as they have performed the best over a full market cycle. Stock performance is actually not as sensitive to valuation as it is to growth and profitability. On average, the companies in the 20%-50% valuation groups have similar performances. Therefore, we should avoid the most expensive and the least expensive stocks. We can be more tolerant of valuation.

Please click GF Score to see more details on the GF Score's 5 Key Aspects of Analysis.


Competitive Comparison

For the Telecom Services subindustry, AT&T's GF Value Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and GF Value Rank data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

AT&T GF Value Rank Distribution

For the Telecommunication Services industry and Communication Services sector, AT&T's GF Value Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where AT&T's GF Value Rank falls into.



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AT&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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