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How AT&T’s Valuations Compare with Its Peers

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May. 17 2018, Updated 9:00 a.m. ET

AT&T’s scale

On May 9, AT&T’s (T) market capitalization was ~$194.7 billion, making it the largest US wireless company in terms of market capitalization. In comparison, Verizon (VZ) had a market capitalization of ~$194.3 billion, T-Mobile’s (TMUS) market capitalization was ~$47.7 billion, and Sprint’s (S) market capitalization was ~$20.6 billion.

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Bollinger Band

In the May 9 trading session, AT&T stock closed at $31.40, close to its lower Bollinger Band level of $30.72. This value indicates that the stock is oversold, and investors could take it as a “buy” signal.

Short interest ratio

On May 9, AT&T stock’s short interest as a percentage of its shares outstanding (or short interest ratio) was ~7.2%. Generally, a stock’s short interest ratio that’s greater than 40.0% suggests that investors and traders foresee a correction in the stock’s price.

AT&T’s valuation metrics

On May 9, AT&T was trading at a forward EV-to-EBITDA[1. enterprise value to earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization] multiple of ~6.1x. In contrast, Sprint, Verizon, and T-Mobile had forward EV-to-EBITDA multiples of ~4.3x, ~6.5x, and ~6.1x, respectively.

On May 9, AT&T was trading at a forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of ~9.1x. Verizon and T-Mobile had forward PE multiples of ~9.9x and ~14.1x, respectively.

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