AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T)

AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. Among their offerings are the world’s most advanced IP-based business communications services, the nation’s fastest 3G network and the best wireless coverage worldwide, and the nation’s leading high speed Internet access and voice services. In domestic markets, AT&T is known for the directory publishing and advertising sales leadership of its Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.COM organizations, and the AT&T brand is licensed to innovators in such fields as communications equipment. As part of their three-screen integration strategy, AT&T operating companies are expanding their TV entertainment offerings.

AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T)’s Financial Overview

AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T) declined -2.15% yesterday to close its trading session at $38.63. The company has 1 year Price Target of $40.76. AT&T, Inc. has 52-Week high of $43.89 and 52-Week Low of $33.01. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Jul 5, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Dec 3, 2015. The stock traded with the volume of 32.67 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $237.23 Billion.

AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.74/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.74/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0 a share with a surprise factor of 0%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 3.2 Percent, SMA50 of 0.66 Percent and SMA200 of -0.96 percent. AT&T, Inc. has P/S value of 1.45 while its P/B value stands at 1.93. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 3.6 percent, Return on Equity of 11.8 percent and Return on Investment of 7.1 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 54 percent and 16.8 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T). On 8-Nov-16 Oppenheimer Downgrade AT&T, Inc. Stock  to Perform. Another firm also rated the stock on 24-Oct-16 where Drexel Hamilton Downgrade the stock to Hold.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.6 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 20 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for AT&T have a median target of 42.00, with a high estimate of 48.00 and a low estimate of 26.00. The median estimate represents a +8.72% increase from the last price of 38.63.

AT&T Inc. is estimated to report earnings on  01/24/2017. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 13 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.66.  The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.63.

Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. (NYSE:MAA)

Mid America Apartment Communities Inc. is a real estate investment trust which ownes and operates apartments.  The company also manages but does not own properties containing apartment units. The company seeks to acquire and develop apartment communities appealing to middle and upper income residents.

Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. (NYSE:MAA)’s Financial Outlook

The 13 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc have a median target of 105.00, with a high estimate of 115.00 and a low estimate of 93.00. The median estimate represents a +14.59% increase from the last price of 91.63.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.85. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -2.32% and closed its last trading session at $91.63. The company has the market capitalization of $6.92 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $110.01 and 52-Week low of $82.91. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Jul 6, 2016 and 52-Week low on Feb 8, 2016. The company has volume of 6.67 Million shares. The company has a total of 75.54 Million shares outstanding.

Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. (NYSE:MAA) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $1.49/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $1.49/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0. This shows a surprise factor of 0 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 4.43 percent. Beta for Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. stands at 0.3 while its ATR (average true range) is 2.28. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.64%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.47%%.

Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -0.38%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 0.08 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -4.78%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 3.1 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 7.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 4.4% with Gross margin of 68.8 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 28.2% and 19.9% respectively.