AT&T<br />Lisa Marie Yambo and Aleida Rodriguez<br />
Introduction<br />AT&T is a part of the Telecommunication Industry, which offers a wide variety of services, such as telep...
History<br />AT&T can  be dated as far back as 1885 when it was created to expand and operate the long distance telephone ...
History continued<br />In 1913, the government established the Kingsbury Commitment, that said AT&T could act as a monopol...
Competitors and Acquisitions<br />Competitors<br />Verizon (Land lines, TV, Wireless, Internet)<br />Sprint (Wireless)<br ...
Financial Performance<br />‘A’ ratings by Fitch Ratings<br />Profit-increased 26% in second quarter from last year.<br />J...
Financial Performance (con’t)<br />2005-Operating Revenue $43.7 billion<br />2009-Operating Revenue $123 billion<br />2009...
Stock Performance<br />As of August 20, 2010<br />Selling price $26.45<br />52 week high $28.73 <br />52 week low is $23.7...
Product performance<br />U-verse revenue passed $1 billion<br />iPhone-3.2 million activations in the second quarter <br /...
Forecasts<br />AT&T has improved wireless technology in which helped surpass original analyst’s forecasts. <br />AT&T’s in...
Forecasts Continued<br />AT&T is currently the sole provider for the iPhone, and they recently teamed up with blackberry t...
Issues & Resolutions<br />Trouble getting new customer contracts<br /><ul><li>In an effort to increase new contracts AT&T ...
Customers that want to pay less for data plans may prefer tiered plans</li></ul>High Wireless-Data Traffic<br /><ul><li>Ti...
This should control customers use of wireless data</li></ul>Customers Texting and Driving<br /><ul><li>AT&T teamed up with...
References<br />Randall Stephenson. (Feb. 17, 2010)  2009 By The Numbers.  AT&T.  Retrieved from: <br />http://www.att.com...
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  1. 1. AT&T<br />Lisa Marie Yambo and Aleida Rodriguez<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />AT&T is a part of the Telecommunication Industry, which offers a wide variety of services, such as telephone, Internet services, Digital Services and wireless services.<br />AT&T is currently the largest telephone provider in the U.S. and the second largest company for wireless mobile communications<br />In 2009, AT&T was ranked number one as the world’s most admired company in Fortune Magazines list. <br />
  3. 3. History<br />AT&T can be dated as far back as 1885 when it was created to expand and operate the long distance telephone networks in the U.S. that were created by Alexander Bell.<br />AT&T pioneered their way through early telecommunications, first with the invention of the phone then with the first T.V. and radio transmission.<br />AT&T’s biggest accomplishment came in 1962 with the help of NASA, when AT&T placed the first commercial satellite in space.<br />
  4. 4. History continued<br />In 1913, the government established the Kingsbury Commitment, that said AT&T could act as a monopoly to provide universal service. This commitment was overturned in 1982, which resulted in the AT&T’s break up into seven smaller divisions.<br />As the new AT&T began, they changed their concentration to their networks for wireless communications and broadband.<br />
  5. 5. Competitors and Acquisitions<br />Competitors<br />Verizon (Land lines, TV, Wireless, Internet)<br />Sprint (Wireless)<br />T-Mobile (Wireless)<br />Metro PCS (Wireless)<br />Note: AT & T is the largest telecommunication provider, ranking in at number 7 with Fortune 500<br />Acquisitions<br />BellSouth<br />Cingular Wireless<br />
  6. 6. Financial Performance<br />‘A’ ratings by Fitch Ratings<br />Profit-increased 26% in second quarter from last year.<br />June 30, 2010-Cash on hand $1.4 billion<br />June, 2010-financial debt decreased $2.1 billion to a total of $70 billion<br />Profit totaling $4 billion<br />End of 2009-Financial leverage was 1.74%<br />
  7. 7. Financial Performance (con’t)<br />2005-Operating Revenue $43.7 billion<br />2009-Operating Revenue $123 billion<br />2009-Net Income $12.5 billion<br />
  8. 8. Stock Performance<br />As of August 20, 2010<br />Selling price $26.45<br />52 week high $28.73 <br />52 week low is $23.78. <br />Earnings per share in 2009= $2.12. <br />
  9. 9. Product performance<br />U-verse revenue passed $1 billion<br />iPhone-3.2 million activations in the second quarter <br />iPhone 4-expected to increase new activations for third quarter<br />
  10. 10. Forecasts<br />AT&T has improved wireless technology in which helped surpass original analyst’s forecasts. <br />AT&T’s increase in sales, can be contributed to their Wi-Fi assets and network readiness.<br />As of 2010, Forbes listed AT&T as the 13th largest company in the world and the 8th largest non-oil company in the world<br />
  11. 11. Forecasts Continued<br />AT&T is currently the sole provider for the iPhone, and they recently teamed up with blackberry to release the new Blackberry torch with U-verse technology.<br />AT&T is expected to expand the new U-Verse technology to their other phones, which will help to further increase the companies sales in the future.<br />
  12. 12. Issues & Resolutions<br />Trouble getting new customer contracts<br /><ul><li>In an effort to increase new contracts AT&T is offering Tier data plans in place of unlimited plans
  13. 13. Customers that want to pay less for data plans may prefer tiered plans</li></ul>High Wireless-Data Traffic<br /><ul><li>Tiered plans offer 200mb or 2GB
  14. 14. This should control customers use of wireless data</li></ul>Customers Texting and Driving<br /><ul><li>AT&T teamed up with Phillies star Shane Victorino to run a Texting Can Wait Campaign</li></li></ul><li>References<br />AT&T Forecasts<br /> http://money.cnn.com/quote/forecast/forecast.html?symb=T<br /> <br />AT&T News Room (2009). <br /> http://www.att.com/gen/press-room?pid=4800&cdvn=news&newsarticleid=26866<br />The History of AT&T (2010)<br /> https://www.corp.att.com/history/history2.html<br />Taylor, Paul (2010,July 22). Wireless Unit helps AT&T Beat Quarterly Forecasts<br /> http://www.ft.com/cms/s/32db1732-95c3-11df-b5ad-00144feab49a,dwp_uuid=8ecc657a-3018-11da-ba9f-00000e2511c8,print=yes.html<br /> <br />Telecommunication Industry<br /> http://www.csustan.edu/manage/harris/industry4.html<br /> <br />Woyke, Elizabeth (2010, January 27). Why Apple is sticking with AT&T<br /> http://www.forbes.com/2010/07/22/briefing-markets-earnings-att-forecasts.html<br />
  15. 15. References<br />Randall Stephenson. (Feb. 17, 2010) 2009 By The Numbers. AT&T. Retrieved from: <br />http://www.att.com/gen/investor-relations?pid=17388<br />Martin Peers.  (June 3, 2010). Now AT&T Weighs the Price on Data. Wall Street Journal (Online), Retrieved August 13, 2010, from ProQuest National Newspapers Premier. (Document ID: 2048417151)<br />AT&T Inc.; Phillies Star Shane Victorino Joins AT&T in Reminding Students Texting 'Can Wait'. (2010, August). Computers, Networks & Communications,387.  Retrieved <br /> August 13, 2010, from Research Library. (Document ID: 2107082771)<br />Jason Buch.  (2010, July 23). Apple deal increases AT&T's profit. San Antonio Express-News,C.2.  Retrieved August 13, 2010, from ProQuest National Newspapers Premier. (Document ID: 2089328571)<br />
  16. 16. References<br />Fitch Ratings; Fitch Rates AT&T's Proposed Debt Issuance 'A'; Outlook Stable. (2010, August). Investment Weekly News,400.  Retrieved August 13, 2010, from <br /> ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry. (Document ID: 2107735091)<br />Roger Cheng.  (2010, July 23). Earnings: AT&T Says a Growth Signal Is Ebbing --- Profit Rises 26%, but Rate of Increase Among Contract Subscribers Slows Down; iPhone Raises Cost of Adding Customers. Wall Street Journal (Eastern Edition),  p. B.4.  Retrieved August 13, 2010, from ProQuest National Newspapers Premier. (Document ID: 2088954801)<br />AT&T Inc. Financial Review 2009. AT&T website. Retrieved from <br /> http://www.att.com/Common/about_us/annual_report/pdfs/ATT2009_Financials.pdf<br />
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