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A Look at AT&T’s Current Valuations

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Dec. 4 2020, Updated 10:53 a.m. ET

Price movements for AT&T

On April 12, 2018, AT&T (T) stock closed at $35.16. It fell 13.3% in the trailing year. By comparison, Sprint (S) and Verizon (VZ) saw their stocks fall 29.5% and 2.4%, respectively, in the trailing year. T-Mobile (TMUS) stock fell 1.4% in the same period.

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AT&T’s forward PE valuation

Taking into account the visible and stable nature of AT&T’s earnings, the two most compelling valuation multiples are forward EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) and forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiples. On April 12, 2018, AT&T was trading at a forward PE multiple of 10.1x, which was lower than Verizon’s at 10.3x. T-Mobile had a forward PE multiple of 15.2x.

AT&T’s forward EV-to-EBITDA valuation

On April 12, 2018, AT&T’s forward EV-to-EBITDA metric was 6.3x, which was higher than Sprint’s at 4.8x. Verizon and T-Mobile had forward EV-to-EBITDA metrics of 6.5x and 6.6x, respectively.

Analyst recommendations

As of April 12, 2018, 29 analysts from various brokerage firms were actively tracking AT&T stock. About 59% of them are recommending a “hold,” 38% are recommending a “buy,” and 3% are recommending a “sell.”

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