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Investing Topics: AT&T

AT&T Inc’s Q1: Answering the Doubters, Gearing Up for Growth

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 25, 2021

There’s no doubt AT&T Inc (NYSE: T) faces some steep challenges in early 2021. Just days before the company announced Q1 earnings last week, a Wall Street Journal piece featured the views of a prominent bear under the headline “Is AT&T a Train Wreck?” 

The company’s Q1 numbers and updated guidance, however, paint a far different picture.

AT&T’s Earnings: Half Empty and Half Full

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 22, 2020

AT&T Inc’s (NYSE: T) Q1 results answer two key questions about COVID-19 fallout and the telecom giant's resiliency.

Ignore the Headlines: AT&T is Still on Track

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 25, 2019

Barron's is piling on with an article concerning AT&T Inc’s (NYSE: T) loss of DirectTV subscribers, following up on a cover story critiquing the telecom giant's acquisition of Time Warner last year. Investors, however, saw the situation quite differently, pushing the stock to solid gains on earnings day, despite media mono-focus on the pay television unit.

Verizon: Beyond the Q3 Beat

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 26, 2018
Less than a year ago, investors could buy all the Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) they wanted at a price in the low 40s, but shares today are closing in on their all-time highs.

Phoning In: Telecom’s Big Two Report

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 29, 2014

America's two biggest telecoms reported second quarter earnings last week. We look at how they performed in the face of challenges from the competition.

AT&T Goes Direct

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 20, 2014
AT&T’s (NYSE: T) $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV (NSDQ: DTV) is the second major telecom tie-up announced this year. Here's our take.

Telecom’s Big 2 “Phone In”

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 28, 2014

Few companies attract as much attention when they report quarterly earnings as Telecom’s Big Two: AT&T Inc (NYSE: T) and arch rival Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ). And the past week has been no exception.

AT&T and Apple: The Balance Shifts to Carriers

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 26, 2014

You’d be hard-pressed to beat AT&T for steady growth and reliable income--especially in a market where too many are blindly bobbing for Apples.

America-Focused Again

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 5, 2014

America's leading telecom doubles down on its US business with a key acquisition.

Forget T-Mobile: Telecom Is Still for Spenders

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 1, 2014

The massive loss T-Mobile USA (NSDQ: TMUS) reported this week hasn’t slowed the hyperactive tweeting of its CEO John Legere. Nor apparently has the news scared off his groupies on Wall Street, though that may have more to do with continuing takeover speculation.

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