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  • bluecheese4u bluecheese4u Jan 24, 2013 6:27 PM Flag

    Strong Growth in Wireless and U-verse Drives Revenue and Adjusted Earnings Per Share Growth in AT&T's Fourth-Quarter Results

    Strong Growth in Wireless and U-verse Drives Revenue and Adjusted Earnings Per Share Growth in AT&T's Fourth-Quarter Results

    Full-Year 2012: Strong Earnings, Record Cash Flows, $23 Billion Returned to Shareowners

    2013 Outlook: Solid Revenue Gains, EPS Growth in Upper-Single Digits with Continuing Free Cash Flow Strength
    Dallas, Texas, January 24, 2013

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    $(0.68) diluted EPS in the fourth quarter compared to $(1.12) diluted EPS in the year-ago period. Excluding significant items and adjusting for the sale of Advertising Solutions, EPS was $0.44 versus $0.40, up 10 percent year over year
    For full-year 2012, excluding significant items and adjusting for the sale of Advertising Solutions, EPS was up 8.5 percent year over year
    Consolidated revenues of $32.6 billion, up 0.2 percent versus reported results for the year-earlier period, and up 2.8 percent excluding Advertising Solutions and Superstorm Sandy impact
    Record cash from operations of $39.2 billion and record free cash flow for full-year 2012
    $4.4 billion in stock buybacks in the fourth quarter with 126.6 million shares repurchased; for the full year, the company repurchased 371 million shares, or about 6 percent of shares outstanding, for $12.8 billion
    $23 billion returned to shareowners in 2012 through dividends and share repurchases
    Record Smartphone Sales and Strong Wireless Postpaid Net Adds

    Wireless revenues up 5.7 percent versus the year-ago quarter; wireless service revenues up 4.2 percent
    780,000 wireless postpaid net adds, largest increase in three years; 1.1 million increase in total net wireless subscribers
    Record smartphone sales of 10.2 million, the most ever sold by any U.S. carrier; postpaid smartphone customer base now 47.1 million, up 2.5 million from third-quarter 2012
    Smartphones 89 percent of postpaid phone sales
    Postpaid wireless subscriber ARPU (average monthly revenues per subscriber) up 1.9 percent to $64.98
    Wireline Consumer Revenue Growth Accelerates

    Wireline consumer revenue growth continues to accelerate, with revenues up 3.0 percent versus the year-earlier period, their strongest growth in more than four years
    36.3 percent growth in U-verse® revenues
    8.0 million total U-verse subscribers (TV and high speed Internet) in service; a net gain of 192,000 U-verse TV subscribers and 609,000 high speed Internet subscribers
    Total wireline broadband data ARPU up more than 10 percent year over year
    Note: AT&T's fourth-quarter earnings conference call will be broadcast live via the Internet at 4:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 24, 2013,

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