AT&T (T)

Learn everything you need to know about AT&T and find links to beginner-friendly guides that show you the best way to invest in it.
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Updated: Feb 2, 2023
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About AT&T

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What is AT&T?

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AT&T is the world’s largest telecommunications company. It offers various services, including wireless, broadband, landline, and satellite. It is also known for providing other services such as television, home security, and entertainment.

Founded in 1877 as the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, the company has diversified its product lines to include broadband, Internet, and mobile services. It has also acquired several other companies, including the 2018 purchase of WarnerMedia, which made it the world’s largest media and entertainment company.

How does AT&T make money?

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AT&T generates revenue from two primary sources. Its Communications business includes wireless, landline, satellite, and internet services, and this is where the bulk of AT&T’s revenue comes from.

The second is WarnerMedia, which includes cable networks such as HBO, TNT, and TBS; film and television production; and digital media.

AT&T earns money from customers who buy services from its communications business and from advertising and subscription fees generated by WarnerMedia’s programming.

What is AT&T’s best selling service?

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AT&T’s services are its biggest revenue generator, with mobile, internet, wireless, and satellite services providing a consistent revenue stream. In the fourth quarter of 2021, AT&T generated $14.67 billion from services, compared to the $6.5 billion it made from its equipment sector.

Who are the key executives at AT&T?

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Here are the names of the executive team in charge of running AT&T:

  • John T. Stankey. CEO, President, and Director
  • Pascal Desroches. Senior Executive Vice President and CFO
  • Jeffery Scott McElfresh. Chief Operating Officer
  • David R. McAtee II. Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel
  • Debra L. Dial. Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, and Controller
  • Jeremy Legg. CTO and Executive Vice President of AT&T Communications
  • Amir Rozwadowski. Senior Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations
  • David S. Huntley. Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer
  • Larry Solomon. Chief Communications Officer
  • Rick Moore. Senior Vice President of Corporate Development

Where can I buy shares in AT&T?

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You can buy AT&T stock on a stock trading platform. These platforms are extremely simple to use but there are different options to suit your specific needs. If you are a first-time investor you might want to use a trading platform for beginners, while if you plan on doing a lot of trading from your phone, a stock trading app might be best

Are there any other ways to invest in AT&T?

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The simplest way to invest in AT&T is to buy shares through a stock broker. However, you can also invest through an ETF or a fund. The best ETFs allow you to invest in the stock market more generally rather than focus on one company.

AT&T is part of the NYSE index, so you can invest in an ETF that tracks that index, or choose a 5G ETF that lets you own a basket of related stocks from the same industry

More about the T price

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What is the AT&T stock price today?

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The T stock price today is currently $20.18, as of 02 February, 2023. The price of AT&T is 11.02% year to date. You can use the live AT&T stock chart to track the NYSE:T price in real time above, or compare the AT&T value today to its past performance using the AT&T financials tab at the top of this page.

What is the 52-week low for AT&T stock?

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The 52-week low for AT&T stock is $14.46. T stock is currently 38.95% above the 52-week low.

What is the 52-week high for AT&T stock?

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The 52-week high for AT&T stock is $22.84. T stock is currently 11.09% below the 52-week high.

What is the stock forecast for AT&T?

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The average AT&T stock forecast has a price target of $21.04 by the end of 2023. AT&T’s latest financial results, the broader economic outlook, and the industry’s competition all influence these forecasts.

It’s best to take analyst forecasts with a grain of salt but you can use their estimates to help you understand the weight of opinion about a stock.

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Prash Raval
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