|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's Range||62.56 - 64.14|
|52 Week Range||54.60 - 68.88|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||24.65|
|Earnings Date||Feb 12, 2018 - Feb 16, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.00 (0.00%)|
|1y Target Est||72.40|
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.
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.
When football fans descend upon the Twin Cities and pack into U.S. Bank Stadium for Super Bowl LII, T-Mobile customers can expect incredible LTE coverage and speed to share their game day moments in real time.
In the previous article, we discussed the expectations for Verizon’s (VZ) postpaid phone customer net additions in 4Q17. Let’s take a look at the kind of prepaid customer net additions that we could expect from Verizon. Wall Street analysts expect 100,000 prepaid customer net additions from Verizon in 4Q17, which is due to the increasingly intense competition in the prepaid market.
Amazon.com • AMZN-Nasdaq Overweight • Price $1,252.70 on Jan. 9 by Barclays In contrast to results in the past couple of quarters, we think that operating income, or OI, could have upside versus the consensus of $1.5 billion in the recent fourth-quarter 2017, which will be released on Feb. 2, with revenue growth likely to be in line. In the fourth quarter, Amazon Web Services, the company’s cloud computing platform) is likely to report consistent earnings, with percentage growth in the lower 40s and a stable 25% OI margin. Revenue growth in retail tends to decelerate in the fourth quarter, as Amazon steps away from some of the extensive promotional activity in its business, and we expect the same this year.
Telecom carriers’ expected performances in 2018 are reflected in Wall Street analysts’ ratings or recommendations. Verizon Communications (VZ) was assigned a target price of $51.73, which implies a potential return of -2% from its closing price of $52.60 as of January 4, 2018.