On December 26, 2017, AT&T (T) stock was being tracked by 30 analysts, of which 19 (63%) recommended “hold,” ten (34%) recommended “buy,” and one (3%) recommended “sell.”
Wall Street analysts gave AT&T a 12-month target price of $39.53, which implies a return of 1% based on its closing price of $39.06 on December 26, 2017. AT&T had generated returns of -8.6% in the trailing-12-month period, 12.2% in the trailing-one-month period, and 1.6% in the trailing-five-day period. In comparison, Sprint (S), Verizon (VZ), and T-Mobile (TMUS) had generated returns of 3.4%, -0.06%, and 0.50%, respectively, in the trailing-five-day period.
Moving average convergence divergence
On December 26, 2017, AT&T had a MACD (moving average convergence divergence) of 0.82, whereas T-Mobile’s was 0.83, Verizon’s was 1.35, and Sprint’s was -0.21. A negative MACD indicates that a stock is following a downward trading trend, whereas a positive MACD indicates that a stock is following an upward trading trend.