4. As of noon trading, AT&T ( T) is up $0.52 (1.38) to $38.26 on average volume Thus far, 11.3 million shares of AT&T exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 25.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $37.76-$38.27 after having opened the day at $37.86 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $37.74.

AT&T Inc. provides telecommunications services to consumers, businesses, and other providers in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Wireless, Wireline, and Other. AT&T has a market cap of $208.9 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 12.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings rates AT&T as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full AT&T Ratings Report now.

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