36.87 +0.02 (0.05%)
After hours: 7:08PM EST
|Bid||36.85 x 1100|
|Ask||36.98 x 400|
|Day's Range||36.49 - 36.95|
|52 Week Range||32.55 - 42.70|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||17.72|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.00 (5.42%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Now let’s take a look at Verizon’s (VZ) customer retention metric, or its churn rate. Wall Street analysts anticipate Verizon’s postpaid phone churn rate to rise in 4Q17 mainly due to growing competition in the postpaid market and strong promotional offers from competitors. Earlier in 3Q17, Verizon reported a postpaid phone churn rate of 0.75%, the tenth consecutive quarter in which it had a postpaid phone churn rate of less than 0.90%.
Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. that will be partially financed by an upcoming windfall ...
Despite high-profile announcements, few large US companies plan to use tax savings to boost investment or raise workers' pay, a CNBC survey found.
AT&T, Apple and Amazon were among U.S. companies that added the most debt in 2017, says S&P Dow Jones Indices.
Walt Disney (DIS) and Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX)(FOXA) exude confidence that their $52.4 billion asset transaction deal will sail through regulatory reviews without much delay or need for significant concessions. Meanwhile, AT&T (T) and Time Warner (TWX), which are seeking to combine in a deal valued at $85.4 billion, have taken longer than originally expected to complete their deal. It’s not that Disney and Fox don’t expect significant regulatory scrutiny of their deal, but they hope that regulatory reviews would conclude quickly so that they can close the deal in the next 12 to 18 months.
Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) finds itself actively struggling for its survival. Sprint remains a weak company in one of the country’s most competitive industries. Competition with the likes of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), and T-Mobile US Inc (NASDAQ:TMUS) has left the company with dwindling market share and weak pricing power.
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Facebook, Google and Amazon dominate their worlds just as Standard Oil and AT&T once did. Critics say they should get the same treatment. The answer to the antitrust question depends on a narrow test: ...
On macro calls, nobody ever gets it all right for very long. Maybe, a year or 2. Neither does the naïve forecast that nothing changes much ever work. Black Swans do paddle into the picture, and economic cycles peak or bottom out.
___ Tax law brings big paper losses, long-term gains to US banks Big U.S. banks have been reporting billions of dollars in paper losses this month as they are forced to come into compliance with the new ...
Shares of ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADTN ), a small-cap provider of networking and communications equipment, have lost more than 15 percent over the past three months. While the stock has a "heightened ...
With Ciena Corporation (NYSE: CIEN ) and other optical peers navigating a maturing optical market in 2017, the decks are now cleared for outperformance over the next year, according to Goldman Sachs. ...
T-Mobile U.S. Inc. added more than 39 million customers in the past five years, more than doubling the Bellevue-based wireless provider's customer base. The customer additions highlight T-Mobile's transformation since John Legere became CEO in 2012. Back then, T-Mobile was recovering from a failed merger after federal regulators blocked an attempt to combine with AT&T. T-Mobile employees, including Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray, still talk about the dark years after the AT&T meltdown.
Lawmakers want Dallas-based telecom giant AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) to cut all ties with Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies over national security concerns, Reuters reported early Tuesday. The news follows AT&T’s last-minute announcement that it would pull out of a deal to become the first major telecom to carry Huawei smartphones. The news outlet also said lawmakers want AT&T to oppose China Mobile Ltd.’s plans to enter the U.S. marketplace.
Verizon was downgraded to neutral on views that worries over an uptick in inflation will pressure the stock in early 2018.
For index investors, Vanguard increasingly has become the provider of choice. The company, under founder Jack Bogle, pioneered the concept back in the 1970s. Its aggressive efforts to control investor costs have made it the No. 2 provider of exchange-traded funds, behind only BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK).
Previously in this series, we learned about AT&T’s (T) anticipated prepaid customer net additions in 4Q17. In this part, we’ll take a look at AT&T’s churn rate in its combined domestic wireless operations. Wall Street analysts expect AT&T’s postpaid phone churn rate to increase significantly due to growing competition in the postpaid space bringing strong promotional offers from competitors.
Previously, we discussed expectations for AT&T’s (T) postpaid phone customer additions in 4Q17. Wall Street analysts expect AT&T to see 400,000 prepaid customer net additions in 4Q17 due to intense competition in the prepaid market. In 3Q17, AT&T gained a total of 324,000 prepaid subscribers, compared with 304,000 in 3Q16, with strength coming from the Cricket and AT&T Prepaid brands.
U.S. stock futures are soaring Tuesday, and global stocks are pushing further into uncharted territory.