A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for AT&T (NYSE: T):

  • 9/28/2017 – AT&T was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating. They now have a $44.24 price target on the stock.
  • 9/27/2017 – AT&T had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $46.00 to $48.00. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
  • 9/26/2017 – AT&T was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $42.75 price target on the stock.
  • 9/21/2017 – AT&T had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $43.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/1/2017 – AT&T had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Macquarie. They now have a $43.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/24/2017 – AT&T had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a $48.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/16/2017 – AT&T was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating. They now have a $42.91 price target on the stock.
  • 8/10/2017 – AT&T was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating. They now have a $42.91 price target on the stock.

Shares of AT&T Inc. (NYSE T) traded up 0.95% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $39.48. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 16,064,051 shares. AT&T Inc. has a 52 week low of $35.10 and a 52 week high of $43.03. The company has a market cap of $242.41 billion, a PE ratio of 18.55 and a beta of 0.49. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $37.69 and its 200-day moving average price is $38.59.

AT&T (NYSE:T) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The technology company reported $0.79 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $39.84 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $39.84 billion. AT&T had a net margin of 8.12% and a return on equity of 14.53%. The firm’s revenue was down 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.72 EPS. On average, analysts predict that AT&T Inc. will post $2.94 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 1st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 10th will be given a dividend of $0.49 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 6th. This represents a $1.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.96%. AT&T’s payout ratio is 92.45%.

AT&T Inc is a holding company. The Company is a provider of communications and digital entertainment services in the United States and the world. The Company operates through four segments: Business Solutions, Entertainment Group, Consumer Mobility and International. The Company offers its services and products to consumers in the United States, Mexico and Latin America and to businesses and other providers of telecommunications services worldwide.

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