36.81 +0.10 (0.27%)
Pre-market: 8:00AM EST
|Bid||36.75 x 100|
|Ask||36.85 x 400|
|Day's range||36.54 - 37.02|
|52-week range||32.55 - 42.70|
|PE ratio (TTM)||17.65|
|Earnings date||31 Jan 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||2.00 (5.42%)|
|1y target est||39.33|
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.
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Verizon was downgraded to neutral on views that worries over an uptick in inflation will pressure the stock in early 2018.
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.
Labor agreements with CWA will help AT&T (T) strengthen relationship with the union, thereby encouraging employees to continue working with the company.
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.
As Verizon (VZ) discusses the commercial deployment of its 5G wireless broadband service to residential customers in select US (SPY) cities starting in 2H18, it is important to examine how this move might impact its short-term spending and profitability. Verizon said it was eyeing up to five markets in the US, including Sacramento, California’s, for the commercial launch of its high-speed wireless Internet to household customers. According to Verizon’s estimates, about 30 million households across the US are ready for 5G wireless Internet speed.