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What Analysts Recommend for AT&T

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Analysts’ target prices

AT&T’s (T) closing price on January 7 was $30.89 per share. Analysts have given AT&T a median target price of $34.00, which implies an estimated upside potential of 10.1% for the next 12 months. Among the 31 analysts covering AT&T, 15 recommended a “buy,” two recommended a “sell,” and 14 recommended a “hold.”

AT&T has generated returns of -19.0% in the trailing-12-month period and 2.5% in the trailing-one-month period. AT&T’s stock has increased by 8.5% in the last five trading days. By comparison, Sprint (S), Verizon (VZ), and T-Mobile (TMUS) have generated returns of 8.2%, 2.6%, and 8.2%, respectively, in the last five trading days.

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Bollinger Band

In the January 7 trading session, AT&T stock closed at $30.89, close to its upper Bollinger Band level of $31.21. This value indicates that the stock is overbought, and investors could take it as a “sell” signal.

MACD

AT&T’s 14-day MACD (moving average convergence divergence) is 1.18. In comparison, T-Mobile’s 14-day MACD is 2.69, Verizon’s is 0.94, and Sprint’s is 0.25. A stock’s MACD level marks the change between its short-term and long-term moving averages. AT&T’s positive MACD level suggests an upward trading trend.

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