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$28.83
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$29.08
50-Day Range
$28.40
MA: $29.37
$31.46
52-Week Range
$26.08
Now: $28.83
$39.14
Volume26.84 million shs
Average Volume47.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$205.44 billion
P/E Ratio18.97
Dividend Yield7.18%
Beta0.7

Competitors

AT&T (NYSE:T) Vs. VZ, CHL, AMX, BCE, ORAN, and TLK

Should you be buying T stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "telephone communication, except radio" are considered alternatives and competitors to AT&T, including Verizon Communications (VZ), China Mobile (CHL), América Móvil (AMX), BCE (BCE), Orange (ORAN), and Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk (TLK).

AT&T (NYSE:T) and Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Dividends

AT&T pays an annual dividend of $2.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.2%. Verizon Communications pays an annual dividend of $2.51 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.4%. AT&T pays out 58.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Verizon Communications pays out 52.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. AT&T has increased its dividend for 37 consecutive years and Verizon Communications has increased its dividend for 13 consecutive years. AT&T is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

51.2% of AT&T shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.9% of Verizon Communications shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of AT&T shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Verizon Communications shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

AT&T has a beta of 0.7, suggesting that its stock price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Verizon Communications has a beta of 0.44, suggesting that its stock price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares AT&T and Verizon Communications' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AT&T6.42%12.27%4.42%
Verizon Communications14.76%32.15%6.87%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares AT&T and Verizon Communications' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AT&T$181.19 billion1.13$13.90 billion$3.578.08
Verizon Communications$131.87 billion1.80$19.27 billion$4.8111.91

Verizon Communications has lower revenue, but higher earnings than AT&T. AT&T is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Verizon Communications, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for AT&T and Verizon Communications, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AT&T471302.38
Verizon Communications012812.48

AT&T presently has a consensus price target of $32.3333, indicating a potential upside of 12.15%. Verizon Communications has a consensus price target of $61.90, indicating a potential upside of 8.08%. Given AT&T's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe AT&T is more favorable than Verizon Communications.

Summary

Verizon Communications beats AT&T on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

AT&T (NYSE:T) and China Mobile (NYSE:CHL) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Dividends

AT&T pays an annual dividend of $2.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.2%. China Mobile pays an annual dividend of $1.78 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.5%. AT&T pays out 58.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. China Mobile pays out 47.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. AT&T has increased its dividend for 37 consecutive years. AT&T is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

51.2% of AT&T shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.9% of China Mobile shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of AT&T shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

AT&T has a beta of 0.7, suggesting that its stock price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, China Mobile has a beta of 0.47, suggesting that its stock price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares AT&T and China Mobile's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AT&T6.42%12.27%4.42%
China MobileN/AN/AN/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares AT&T and China Mobile's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AT&T$181.19 billion1.13$13.90 billion$3.578.08
China Mobile$107.14 billion1.05$15.43 billion$3.727.40

China Mobile has lower revenue, but higher earnings than AT&T. China Mobile is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AT&T, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for AT&T and China Mobile, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AT&T471302.38
China Mobile10202.33

AT&T presently has a consensus price target of $32.3333, indicating a potential upside of 12.15%. China Mobile has a consensus price target of $49.00, indicating a potential upside of 78.12%. Given China Mobile's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe China Mobile is more favorable than AT&T.

Summary

AT&T beats China Mobile on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

AT&T (NYSE:T) and América Móvil (NYSE:AMX) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Dividends

AT&T pays an annual dividend of $2.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.2%. América Móvil pays an annual dividend of $0.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. AT&T pays out 58.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. América Móvil pays out 34.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. AT&T has increased its dividend for 37 consecutive years. AT&T is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

51.2% of AT&T shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 7.4% of América Móvil shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of AT&T shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of América Móvil shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

AT&T has a beta of 0.7, suggesting that its stock price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, América Móvil has a beta of 0.72, suggesting that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares AT&T and América Móvil's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AT&T6.42%12.27%4.42%
América Móvil2.73%12.08%1.65%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares AT&T and América Móvil's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AT&T$181.19 billion1.13$13.90 billion$3.578.08
América Móvil$52.35 billion0.89$3.59 billion$1.0613.38

AT&T has higher revenue and earnings than América Móvil. AT&T is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than América Móvil, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for AT&T and América Móvil, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AT&T471302.38
América Móvil02402.67

AT&T presently has a consensus price target of $32.3333, indicating a potential upside of 12.15%. América Móvil has a consensus price target of $12.1667, indicating a potential downside of 14.20%. Given AT&T's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe AT&T is more favorable than América Móvil.

Summary

AT&T beats América Móvil on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

AT&T (NYSE:T) and BCE (NYSE:BCE) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Volatility and Risk

AT&T has a beta of 0.7, suggesting that its stock price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BCE has a beta of 0.39, suggesting that its stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for AT&T and BCE, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AT&T471302.38
BCE16001.86

AT&T presently has a consensus price target of $32.3333, indicating a potential upside of 12.15%. BCE has a consensus price target of $57.00, indicating a potential upside of 31.03%. Given BCE's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe BCE is more favorable than AT&T.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

51.2% of AT&T shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.0% of BCE shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of AT&T shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of BCE shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

AT&T pays an annual dividend of $2.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.2%. BCE pays an annual dividend of $2.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.0%. AT&T pays out 58.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. BCE pays out 99.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. AT&T has increased its dividend for 37 consecutive years and BCE has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. AT&T is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares AT&T and BCE's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AT&T$181.19 billion1.13$13.90 billion$3.578.08
BCE$18.06 billion2.18$2.40 billion$2.6416.48

AT&T has higher revenue and earnings than BCE. AT&T is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than BCE, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares AT&T and BCE's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AT&T6.42%12.27%4.42%
BCE10.21%16.12%4.61%

Summary

AT&T beats BCE on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Orange (NYSE:ORAN) and AT&T (NYSE:T) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and risk.

Volatility and Risk

Orange has a beta of 0.24, indicating that its share price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AT&T has a beta of 0.7, indicating that its share price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Orange and AT&T, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Orange04502.56
AT&T471302.38

AT&T has a consensus target price of $32.3333, indicating a potential upside of 12.15%. Given AT&T's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe AT&T is more favorable than Orange.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.8% of Orange shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.2% of AT&T shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of AT&T shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Orange pays an annual dividend of $0.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.1%. AT&T pays an annual dividend of $2.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.2%. Orange pays out 62.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. AT&T pays out 58.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. AT&T has increased its dividend for 37 consecutive years. AT&T is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Orange and AT&T's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Orange$47.31 billion0.66$3.37 billion$1.1410.23
AT&T$181.19 billion1.13$13.90 billion$3.578.08

AT&T has higher revenue and earnings than Orange. AT&T is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Orange, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Orange and AT&T's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
OrangeN/AN/AN/A
AT&T6.42%12.27%4.42%

Summary

AT&T beats Orange on 16 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk (NYSE:TLK) and AT&T (NYSE:T) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and risk.

Volatility and Risk

Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk has a beta of 0.73, indicating that its share price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AT&T has a beta of 0.7, indicating that its share price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk and AT&T, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk00103.00
AT&T471302.38

AT&T has a consensus target price of $32.3333, indicating a potential upside of 12.15%. Given AT&T's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe AT&T is more favorable than Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

3.7% of Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.2% of AT&T shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of AT&T shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. AT&T pays an annual dividend of $2.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.2%. AT&T pays out 58.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. AT&T has increased its dividend for 37 consecutive years. AT&T is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk and AT&T's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk$9.49 billion2.58$1.37 billionN/AN/A
AT&T$181.19 billion1.13$13.90 billion$3.578.08

AT&T has higher revenue and earnings than Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk.

Profitability

This table compares Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk and AT&T's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk17.14%19.17%9.46%
AT&T6.42%12.27%4.42%

Summary

AT&T beats Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


AT&T Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Verizon Communications logo
VZ
Verizon Communications
2.4$57.27-0.0%$236.99 billion$131.87 billion12.42Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
China Mobile logo
CHL
China Mobile
2.2$27.51-0.0%$112.66 billion$107.14 billion7.40
América Móvil logo
AMX
América Móvil
2.0$14.18-0.3%$46.42 billion$52.35 billion35.45Analyst Upgrade
BCE logo
BCE
BCE
2.0$43.50-0.3%$39.34 billion$18.06 billion23.26
Orange logo
ORAN
Orange
1.8$11.66-0.9%$31.00 billion$47.31 billion10.23Analyst Report
Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk logo
TLK
Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk
0.9$24.68-0.0%$24.45 billion$9.49 billion18.56
Telefónica logo
TEF
Telefónica
2.2$4.52-1.8%$23.47 billion$54.24 billion113.03
China Telecom logo
CHA
China Telecom
1.7$26.45-0.0%$21.41 billion$53.35 billion7.35News Coverage
The Liberty SiriusXM Group logo
LSXMB
The Liberty SiriusXM Group
0.6$43.00-0.0%$14.64 billion$7.79 billion59.72
Telefônica Brasil logo
VIV
Telefônica Brasil
1.8$8.30-0.4%$14.02 billion$10.98 billion14.82
The Liberty SiriusXM Group logo
LSXMA
The Liberty SiriusXM Group
1.2$40.79-0.2%$13.88 billion$7.79 billion56.65News Coverage
Lumen Technologies logo
LUMN
Lumen Technologies
1.8$11.09-0.3%$12.17 billion$22.40 billion9.32
GCI Liberty logo
GLIBA
GCI Liberty
1.6$91.73-0.0%$9.71 billion$894.73 million6.45High Trading Volume
Gap Down
The Liberty SiriusXM Group logo
LSXMK
The Liberty SiriusXM Group
1.9$40.69-0.2%$9.35 billion$7.79 billion56.51
PLDT logo
PHI
PLDT
1.3$30.07-1.1%$6.50 billion$3.32 billion12.69
TIMB
TIM
1.7$12.43-2.6%$6.02 billion$4.22 billion14.62Analyst Upgrade
KT logo
KT
KT
1.1$10.81-0.3%$5.30 billion$20.72 billion10.10
Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. logo
TKC
Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S.
1.6$5.53-1.3%$4.87 billion$3.75 billion8.64
Telephone and Data Systems logo
TDS
Telephone and Data Systems
2.3$20.35-2.5%$4.36 billion$5.18 billion10.65
VG
Vonage
0.9$13.13-0.5%$3.26 billion$1.19 billion-131.29
Telecom Argentina logo
TEO
Telecom Argentina
1.4$6.43-2.0%$2.77 billion$4.00 billion22.17
Shenandoah Telecommunications logo
SHEN
Shenandoah Telecommunications
1.6$43.14-0.5%$2.15 billion$633.91 million23.70
The Liberty Braves Group logo
BATRK
The Liberty Braves Group
1.2$25.51-0.2%$1.02 billion$476 million-8.77
Cincinnati Bell logo
CBB
Cincinnati Bell
1.0$15.25-0.0%$772.89 million$1.54 billion-9.53News Coverage
ATN International logo
ATNI
ATN International
1.6$45.81-2.4%$728.29 million$438.72 million-229.05
ATEX
Anterix
1.4$39.92-0.9%$698.40 million$1.56 million0.00Analyst Upgrade
Gap Up
Consolidated Communications logo
CNSL
Consolidated Communications
1.7$5.57-1.6%$442.32 million$1.34 billion10.51
IDT logo
IDT
IDT
0.9$13.73-0.1%$350.28 million$1.35 billion11.44
Atento logo
ATTO
Atento
1.2$17.29-2.4%$259.32 million$1.71 billion-4.54
GTT Communications logo
GTT
GTT Communications
1.9$3.78-6.1%$222.34 million$1.73 billion-1.33News Coverage
Alaska Communications Systems Group logo
ALSK
Alaska Communications Systems Group
1.1$3.28-0.0%$176.54 million$231.69 million19.29
CXDO
Crexendo
1.9$7.34-7.4%$131.85 million$14.44 million122.35Gap Down
Otelco logo
OTEL
Otelco
0.8$11.61-0.2%$39.75 million$62.77 million5.81High Trading Volume
This page was last updated on 1/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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