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AT&T Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications holding company headquartered at Whitacre Tower in Downtown Dallas, Texas. More at Wikipedia

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March 6, 2019

Owns Verizon instead who are building out the 5G network whereas AT&T is more into media after buying Time-Warner. He sold when AT&T bought more media.
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Owns Verizon instead who are building out the 5G network whereas AT&T is more into media after buying Time-Warner. He sold when AT&T bought more media.
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Andrew Pink

Portfolio , LDIC...

Price Price
$29.810
Owned Owned
No

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February 6, 2019

It's no a phone company anymore. They bought Direct TV to get into the media business, which demands a lot of investment. ATT isn't the best competitor in this space.
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It's no a phone company anymore. They bought Direct TV to get into the media business, which demands a lot of investment. ATT isn't the best competitor in this space.
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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$29.560
Owned Owned
No

DON'T BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

January 25, 2019

He hasn't studied this in a while. The US telcos don't tempt him. They've acquired a lot of entertainment platforms, then paid them off. Bad balance sheet. He prefers Canadian telcos like Rogers who have de-levered a lot. Don't buy a stock only for its dividend.
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He hasn't studied this in a while. The US telcos don't tempt him. They've acquired a lot of entertainment platforms, then paid them off. Bad balance sheet. He prefers Canadian telcos like Rogers who have de-levered a lot. Don't buy a stock only for its dividend.
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Barry Schwartz

CIO & Port, Baskin Wealth Manage...

Price Price
$30.660
Owned Owned
No

DON'T BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

January 23, 2019

vs. AT&T AT&T's 6.6% yield is safe, but the stock is dropping. He prefers Verizon with a stronger stock price though 4.2% yield.
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vs. AT&T AT&T's 6.6% yield is safe, but the stock is dropping. He prefers Verizon with a stronger stock price though 4.2% yield.
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Stan Wong

Director &, Private Wealth Manag...

Price Price
$30.865
Owned Owned
No

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A T & T US(T-N) 

January 22, 2019

He likes telecoms because of 5G and data-heavy applications. Data traffic will be enormous; people are consuming more and more data, huge amounts already. This will only grow. Only the huge telcos can support this traffic.
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He likes telecoms because of 5G and data-heavy applications. Data traffic will be enormous; people are consuming more and more data, huge amounts already. This will only grow. Only the huge telcos can support this traffic.
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David Baskin

President, Baskin Wealth Manage...

Price Price
$30.580
Owned Owned
Unknown

DON'T BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

January 10, 2019

A base has not formed yet. It has a pretty significant downtrend. It will have a lot of resistance between $32-33 and until it chews threw that you will probably not get a base.
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A base has not formed yet. It has a pretty significant downtrend. It will have a lot of resistance between $32-33 and until it chews threw that you will probably not get a base.
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Chief Port, Castlemoore Inc....

Price Price
$30.400
Owned Owned
Unknown

TOP PICK
A T & T US(T-N) 

January 8, 2019

Pays nearly a 7% yield. There's earnings upside; he sees a sector rotation where most telecos have sold off and are buying companies like this. (Analysts’ price target is $34.96)
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Pays nearly a 7% yield. There's earnings upside; he sees a sector rotation where most telecos have sold off and are buying companies like this. (Analysts’ price target is $34.96)
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Darren Sissons

Vice Presi, Campbell Lee & Ross...

Price Price
$31.280
Owned Owned
Yes

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A T & T US(T-N) 

December 27, 2018

Sees only modest growth in the dividend. He likes it. Offers a stable stream of income. There'll be less competition in wireless in the U.S. with the Sprint-T-Mobile merger. Trump pushing for U.S. companies ignoring Huawei in business: he sees Trump making noise, and the deals he ultimately signs aren't as tough on opponents as he had promised.
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Sees only modest growth in the dividend. He likes it. Offers a stable stream of income. There'll be less competition in wireless in the U.S. with the Sprint-T-Mobile merger. Trump pushing for U.S. companies ignoring Huawei in business: he sees Trump making noise, and the deals he ultimately signs aren't as tough on opponents as he had promised.
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Jamie Murray

Head of re, Murray Wealth Group...

Price Price
$28.150
Owned Owned
Yes

DON'T BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

December 10, 2018

T-N vs. BCE-T. In a non-registered accounts should have BCE-T. He prefers it even in a registered account right now. T-N is a conglomerate of different businesses and hard to understand. BCE-T is growing faster.
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T-N vs. BCE-T. In a non-registered accounts should have BCE-T. He prefers it even in a registered account right now. T-N is a conglomerate of different businesses and hard to understand. BCE-T is growing faster.
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Teal Linde

Portfolio , Linde Equity Report...

Price Price
$29.910
Owned Owned
Unknown

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A T & T US(T-N) 

November 20, 2018

He'd read a negative report about ATT. Their debt puts them in some danger. Look at Verizon or T-Mobile or Vodafone instead, because they are less levered.
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He'd read a negative report about ATT. Their debt puts them in some danger. Look at Verizon or T-Mobile or Vodafone instead, because they are less levered.
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Mike S. Newton,

Director &, Scotia Wealth Manage...

Price Price
$29.420
Owned Owned
Unknown

DON'T BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

November 13, 2018

Doesn't have traction. They bought DirectTV and just bought Time Warner to get into the streaming business, but are facing big competition from Netflix. Telephone makes up 60% of ATT's business. Wireline is not as profitable as some expected.
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Doesn't have traction. They bought DirectTV and just bought Time Warner to get into the streaming business, but are facing big competition from Netflix. Telephone makes up 60% of ATT's business. Wireline is not as profitable as some expected.
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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$30.330
Owned Owned
No

HOLD
A T & T US(T-N) 

October 25, 2018

Earnings got hit hard because of direct TV subscriptions going down.  It will probably settle down.  It is starting to form a base after coming down quite a bit.  This is not the time of year to be in something like this.  He does not see this stock performing extremely well over the next year.

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Earnings got hit hard because of direct TV subscriptions going down.  It will probably settle down.  It is starting to form a base after coming down quite a bit.  This is not the time of year to be in something like this.  He does not see this stock performing extremely well over the next year.

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Brooke Thackray

Research A, Horizons ETFs (Canad...

Price Price
$29.980
Owned Owned
Unknown

BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

October 23, 2018

He likes it but likes Verizon (VZ-N) better as they moved to 5G and he sees this technology as the future for everything we do in life.  

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He likes it but likes Verizon (VZ-N) better as they moved to 5G and he sees this technology as the future for everything we do in life.  

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Andrew Pink

Portfolio , LDIC...

Price Price
$33.020
Owned Owned
Yes

BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

October 18, 2018

Great fat income.  5G means massive capital investments. This company has too much debt and is a secondary player in the industry. Nice dividend. 

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Great fat income.  5G means massive capital investments. This company has too much debt and is a secondary player in the industry. Nice dividend. 

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Bruce Murray

CEO & Chie, The Murray Wealth Gr...

Price Price
$32.500
Owned Owned
Yes

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

October 3, 2018

Which one you prefer between AT&T (T-N) and Verizon (VZ-N) for an RRSP?  Good companies with fine dividends. In terms of total return there are other companies with lower dividend yields but better growth prospects that he would rather choose. 

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Which one you prefer between AT&T (T-N) and Verizon (VZ-N) for an RRSP?  Good companies with fine dividends. In terms of total return there are other companies with lower dividend yields but better growth prospects that he would rather choose. 

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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$33.920
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BUY on WEAKNESS
A T & T US(T-N) 

October 2, 2018

Buy in the low-$30s and hope it pops up to the low-$40s, and collect the 5.9% dividend.

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Buy in the low-$30s and hope it pops up to the low-$40s, and collect the 5.9% dividend.

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Jamie Murray

Head of re, Murray Wealth Group...

Price Price
$33.920
Owned Owned
Yes

DON'T BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

September 26, 2018

This isn't a chart he would own, though it pays a 6% dividend. Since late-2016 it's been in a classic downtrend channel, meaning it keeps falling.

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This isn't a chart he would own, though it pays a 6% dividend. Since late-2016 it's been in a classic downtrend channel, meaning it keeps falling.

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Keith Richards

Portfolio , ValueTrend Wealth Ma...

Price Price
$33.350
Owned Owned
No

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

September 12, 2018

BCE vs. ATT. Stock performance has been similar over last year. Comes down to the wireless space. For ATT, it’s the only thing they do, whereas with BCE it’s only one thing they do. In Canada, there’s more runway for wireless growth. He’d go with BCE, good dividend and cash flow. It’s a little early to own high dividend names, but once interest rates start falling, these names will look interesting.

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BCE vs. ATT. Stock performance has been similar over last year. Comes down to the wireless space. For ATT, it’s the only thing they do, whereas with BCE it’s only one thing they do. In Canada, there’s more runway for wireless growth. He’d go with BCE, good dividend and cash flow. It’s a little early to own high dividend names, but once interest rates start falling, these names will look interesting.

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Stan Wong

Director &, Private Wealth Manag...

Price Price
$33.420
Owned Owned
Unknown

DON'T BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

September 10, 2018

The sector has been out of favour.  People want faster growth.  There is pricing pressure on the wireless side and people cutting phone lines.  They are operating in an old world.  There will be winners and losers in the industry.  Their dividend has not been growing quickly.

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The sector has been out of favour.  People want faster growth.  There is pricing pressure on the wireless side and people cutting phone lines.  They are operating in an old world.  There will be winners and losers in the industry.  Their dividend has not been growing quickly.

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Colin Stewart

CEO & Port, JC Clark Investments...

Price Price
$32.390
Owned Owned
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COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

August 29, 2018

Pays a good dividend, which is the only reason to buy it. Telcos are in a neverending buying cycle, while investors buy them for yield. It's tough for them to grow. In a registered plan, it's better to buy a Canadian telco than AT&T, given the tax advantage.

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Pays a good dividend, which is the only reason to buy it. Telcos are in a neverending buying cycle, while investors buy them for yield. It's tough for them to grow. In a registered plan, it's better to buy a Canadian telco than AT&T, given the tax advantage.

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David Baskin

President, Baskin Wealth Manage...

Price Price
$32.230
Owned Owned
Unknown

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

July 4, 2018

A better time to own telecoms are in a slowdown; we're now in the late cycle. But some investors like dividends and this is good for that. This stock has moved sideways though, below its 200-day moving average. This sector is
very mature so competition is intense and may pressure their bottom line.

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A better time to own telecoms are in a slowdown; we're now in the late cycle. But some investors like dividends and this is good for that. This stock has moved sideways though, below its 200-day moving average. This sector is
very mature so competition is intense and may pressure their bottom line.

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Stan Wong

Director &, Private Wealth Manag...

Price Price
$32.710
Owned Owned
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BUY
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June 14, 2018

He doesn’t know how they are going to finance the acquisition. Not likely see a dividend cut. AT&T and Verizon are the 2 wireless leaders in the US. Should be good long term investments but growth has really slowed down in this industry. Prefers Verizon over AT&T.  They are good solid steady investments, but are not going to make big capital appreciation.  

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He doesn’t know how they are going to finance the acquisition. Not likely see a dividend cut. AT&T and Verizon are the 2 wireless leaders in the US. Should be good long term investments but growth has really slowed down in this industry. Prefers Verizon over AT&T.  They are good solid steady investments, but are not going to make big capital appreciation.  

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Alex Ruus

Portfolio , Arrow Capital Manage...

Price Price
$32.520
Owned Owned
Unknown

DON'T BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

May 31, 2018

It’s in the process of going through a hearing to conduct a major acquisition. It is going to take a lot of debt to do so. If it is allowed its will be over $200 billion. A significant part of their EBITDA is from their old wire lines business. That is declining rapidly. If interest rates move up rapidly these companies that use leverage and have relatively low growth business could be affected.

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It’s in the process of going through a hearing to conduct a major acquisition. It is going to take a lot of debt to do so. If it is allowed its will be over $200 billion. A significant part of their EBITDA is from their old wire lines business. That is declining rapidly. If interest rates move up rapidly these companies that use leverage and have relatively low growth business could be affected.

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John O'Connell,

Chairman a, Davis Rea...

Price Price
$32.320
Owned Owned
No

DON'T BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

May 9, 2018

The technical chart is not showing any upward momentum.  Policy factors and other issues are not fundamentally supportive.  The sector is a bond proxy and this is not the time to be investing in this space as interest rates are moving up.  He questions if the dividend is safe.  This is not a defensive stock with rising interest rates, which he expects will rise to 4%.  Yield 6%.

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The technical chart is not showing any upward momentum.  Policy factors and other issues are not fundamentally supportive.  The sector is a bond proxy and this is not the time to be investing in this space as interest rates are moving up.  He questions if the dividend is safe.  This is not a defensive stock with rising interest rates, which he expects will rise to 4%.  Yield 6%.

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Cameron Hurst

Chief Inve, Equium Capital Manag...

Price Price
$31.400
Owned Owned
No

DON'T BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

May 3, 2018

The market does not think T-Mobile and Sprint will merge.  There is other competition when it comes to how we communicate.  T-N has to spend a lot of money to upgrade their systems to 5G.  Their dividend coverage is getting less and less.  He prefers T-Mobile.

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The market does not think T-Mobile and Sprint will merge.  There is other competition when it comes to how we communicate.  T-N has to spend a lot of money to upgrade their systems to 5G.  Their dividend coverage is getting less and less.  He prefers T-Mobile.

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Robert Lauzon

Deputy Chi, Middlefield Capital ...

Price Price
$31.940
Owned Owned
No

DON'T BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

April 9, 2018

Consumers are cutting their landlines while youngsters are watching/downloading content for free, a huge struggle for all telecoms anywhere. They (and Verizon) are struggling to build their business. He stays away from this industry.
Doesn't see growth in this space. Internet and wireless are the only areas of growth, but there is pricing pressure here.

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Consumers are cutting their landlines while youngsters are watching/downloading content for free, a huge struggle for all telecoms anywhere. They (and Verizon) are struggling to build their business. He stays away from this industry.
Doesn't see growth in this space. Internet and wireless are the only areas of growth, but there is pricing pressure here.

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Lorne Steinberg

President , Lorne Steinberg Weal...

Price Price
$35.170
Owned Owned
No

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

March 20, 2018

AT&T vs. Verizon? Verizon is the better-quality company. Both offer good dividends, but Verizon has less debt and a better network. If you want dividend income, go with AT&T. If you want growth, go with Verizon.

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AT&T vs. Verizon? Verizon is the better-quality company. Both offer good dividends, but Verizon has less debt and a better network. If you want dividend income, go with AT&T. If you want growth, go with Verizon.

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Bruce Murray

CEO & Chie, The Murray Wealth Gr...

Price Price
$36.340
Owned Owned
Unknown

HOLD
A T & T US(T-N) 

February 12, 2018

Stuck in a range. Has tried to go higher, but won't go far. You're probably holding it for dividends.

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Stuck in a range. Has tried to go higher, but won't go far. You're probably holding it for dividends.

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Elliott Fishman

Director o, Trading Services Gro...

Price Price
$36.370
Owned Owned
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DON'T BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

November 7, 2017

A lot is happening in telecoms. Unfortunately, you are fighting a real headwind. The chart shows lower highs and lower lows. There are probably higher rates over time. This name is going to face a wall of sellers, as every time this creeps up a little, more people are going to want to Sell to get their money back. He wouldn't advise anyone to look at this space right now.

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A lot is happening in telecoms. Unfortunately, you are fighting a real headwind. The chart shows lower highs and lower lows. There are probably higher rates over time. This name is going to face a wall of sellers, as every time this creeps up a little, more people are going to want to Sell to get their money back. He wouldn't advise anyone to look at this space right now.

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Cameron Hurst

Chief Inve, Equium Capital Manag...

Price Price
$33.070
Owned Owned
Unknown

HOLD
A T & T US(T-N) 

November 6, 2017

Don’t add more.  It is a tough, competitive market.  These are your lifeboat stocks.  They are to protect you on the downside if we ever have a correction.  It won’t keep up with the broader market, however.

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Don’t add more.  It is a tough, competitive market.  These are your lifeboat stocks.  They are to protect you on the downside if we ever have a correction.  It won’t keep up with the broader market, however.

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Erin Gibbs

V.P., S&P Global Market In...

Price Price
$32.860
Owned Owned
Unknown

HOLD
A T & T US(T-N) 

October 26, 2017

As a buy and hold, blue chip, dividend stock, you would not get hurt by this stock.  People need less access to traditional TV now.  A home phone is not all that relevant today.  It will be hard for investors to pay higher valuations for the same kind of earnings.  He thinks there is a risk of the multiple falling slowly over time.

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As a buy and hold, blue chip, dividend stock, you would not get hurt by this stock.  People need less access to traditional TV now.  A home phone is not all that relevant today.  It will be hard for investors to pay higher valuations for the same kind of earnings.  He thinks there is a risk of the multiple falling slowly over time.

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Colin Stewart

CEO & Port, JC Clark Investments...

Price Price
$33.680
Owned Owned
Unknown

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

October 24, 2017

He loves the dividend on this. You’re getting over a 5% yield. Management has done a very good job through the acquisition of Time Warner, because they understand that cell phones and cell phone pricing can’t hold up forever. Eventually you are simply going to be paying for a data plan and not on minutes anymore. The company not only bought DirecTV, but also Time Warner, and are trying to become an end to end media company where they control cell, data, the pipe, and then media as well. You can stream HBO for free through your AT&T data plan, which they are using to lure subscribers. A very creative way to use that part of the portfolio. Dividend yield of 5.6%.

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He loves the dividend on this. You’re getting over a 5% yield. Management has done a very good job through the acquisition of Time Warner, because they understand that cell phones and cell phone pricing can’t hold up forever. Eventually you are simply going to be paying for a data plan and not on minutes anymore. The company not only bought DirecTV, but also Time Warner, and are trying to become an end to end media company where they control cell, data, the pipe, and then media as well. You can stream HBO for free through your AT&T data plan, which they are using to lure subscribers. A very creative way to use that part of the portfolio. Dividend yield of 5.6%.

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John Petrides

Managing D, Point View Wealth Ma...

Price Price
$34.860
Owned Owned
Unknown

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

October 18, 2017

To understand this company, it is worthwhile to look at the whole sector. The ETF (IYZ-N) looks pretty sick. Wire line telecom is not an attractive business. When people are saying the yield is good, that really means the price is dropping. You don’t want to own things that act like bonds in a rising rate environment.

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To understand this company, it is worthwhile to look at the whole sector. The ETF (IYZ-N) looks pretty sick. Wire line telecom is not an attractive business. When people are saying the yield is good, that really means the price is dropping. You don’t want to own things that act like bonds in a rising rate environment.

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David Burrows

President , Barometer Capital Ma...

Price Price
$35.710
Owned Owned
Unknown

DON'T BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

October 12, 2017

There is nothing wrong with this or others, other than that there is a tremendous amount of competition, particularly on the wireless side. Telecoms is a defensive sector, and is not going to perform well in an environment where the economy is expanding, and people will be buying technology, financials, consumer discretionary and industrials. It pays almost a 5.5% dividend. You have to be careful about chasing higher yielders. This is not expected to grow dividends in any significant way, over the next several years. Would treat this with caution.

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There is nothing wrong with this or others, other than that there is a tremendous amount of competition, particularly on the wireless side. Telecoms is a defensive sector, and is not going to perform well in an environment where the economy is expanding, and people will be buying technology, financials, consumer discretionary and industrials. It pays almost a 5.5% dividend. You have to be careful about chasing higher yielders. This is not expected to grow dividends in any significant way, over the next several years. Would treat this with caution.

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Stan Wong

Director &, Private Wealth Manag...

Price Price
$35.860
Owned Owned
No

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A T & T US(T-N) 

September 19, 2017

This has a bit of a headwind. In a rising interest rate environment, telecoms tend not to do well. In the midst of buying Time Warner, which has not been approved yet. They are making decisions on whether they want to be a landline company or a cell company, which will affect their future fundamental growth. He has stepped away from telecoms, because there is a lot of unknowns, some of it with regulators.

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This has a bit of a headwind. In a rising interest rate environment, telecoms tend not to do well. In the midst of buying Time Warner, which has not been approved yet. They are making decisions on whether they want to be a landline company or a cell company, which will affect their future fundamental growth. He has stepped away from telecoms, because there is a lot of unknowns, some of it with regulators.

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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$38.210
Owned Owned
No

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

September 5, 2017

Kind of ho-hum here. Down 11% year to date while the S&P is up 10%. It does offer a juicy 5.2% dividend yield. His concern is, where is the growth. Landline is not growing and is going in reverse. Even the wireless service is a very mature market and doesn’t seem to be growing. Now they are throwing money at acquisitions and have paid a lot of money for Dish to expand their video offerings, but he is not sure they are getting what they bargained for. They are in the process of closing the deal with Time Warner, a fantastic company, but will the synergies actually develop. He thinks they flatline here.

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Kind of ho-hum here. Down 11% year to date while the S&P is up 10%. It does offer a juicy 5.2% dividend yield. His concern is, where is the growth. Landline is not growing and is going in reverse. Even the wireless service is a very mature market and doesn’t seem to be growing. Now they are throwing money at acquisitions and have paid a lot of money for Dish to expand their video offerings, but he is not sure they are getting what they bargained for. They are in the process of closing the deal with Time Warner, a fantastic company, but will the synergies actually develop. He thinks they flatline here.

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David Dietze

Founder, P, Point View Wealth Ma...

Price Price
$37.090
Owned Owned
Unknown

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

August 28, 2017

Sell a $40 Sept 2018 Put for $5.25 and Buy a $40 Sept 2018 Call. He doesn’t have a strong opinion on whether the Time Warner deal goes through or not. It is a political issue that they will have to deal with, and it is going to be a competition issue. Trying to predict the direction the US government is likely to take on anything, is like trying to guess Wayne Gretzky’s next move in a hockey game. If you are happy to own the stock at $35 whether or not the deal goes through, and you are comfortable with it, not a bad scenario.

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Sell a $40 Sept 2018 Put for $5.25 and Buy a $40 Sept 2018 Call. He doesn’t have a strong opinion on whether the Time Warner deal goes through or not. It is a political issue that they will have to deal with, and it is going to be a competition issue. Trying to predict the direction the US government is likely to take on anything, is like trying to guess Wayne Gretzky’s next move in a hockey game. If you are happy to own the stock at $35 whether or not the deal goes through, and you are comfortable with it, not a bad scenario.

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Richard Croft

President, R.N. Croft Financial...

Price Price
$37.940
Owned Owned
Unknown

DON'T BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

July 4, 2017

The price has really come off in the last year. A lot of that is because investors are questioning what these businesses are going to look like for the next 10 years. Take the juicy dividends out of the equation, and ask yourself if you would buy this business. Their debt level is somewhere around $175 billion. They are going through a lot of acquisitions so are not going to be able to raise their dividend.

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The price has really come off in the last year. A lot of that is because investors are questioning what these businesses are going to look like for the next 10 years. Take the juicy dividends out of the equation, and ask yourself if you would buy this business. Their debt level is somewhere around $175 billion. They are going through a lot of acquisitions so are not going to be able to raise their dividend.

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Kash Pashootan

CEO & Chie, First Avenue Investm...

Price Price
$38.110
Owned Owned
No

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

June 29, 2017

He is not involved in telecoms. Prefers some of the cyclical areas. Some of the telcos are starting to improve, relative to other sectors in the space, along with financials and energy. Expects you will start to see a lift in some names like this. Dividend yield of 5.21%. Has a decent growth rate. Not sure you will find much capital growth in this when, and if, it starts to rebound. Longer-term, probably not a name he would want to own.

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He is not involved in telecoms. Prefers some of the cyclical areas. Some of the telcos are starting to improve, relative to other sectors in the space, along with financials and energy. Expects you will start to see a lift in some names like this. Dividend yield of 5.21%. Has a decent growth rate. Not sure you will find much capital growth in this when, and if, it starts to rebound. Longer-term, probably not a name he would want to own.

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Stan Wong

Director &, Private Wealth Manag...

Price Price
$37.620
Owned Owned
Unknown

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

June 2, 2017

Algonquin Power (AQN-T), AT&T (T-N) or Enbridge (ENF-T)? Of these 3, he would certainly go with this one. It is part of the S&P 500, which he is very bullish on as well as the US$. His model price is $38.21.

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Algonquin Power (AQN-T), AT&T (T-N) or Enbridge (ENF-T)? Of these 3, he would certainly go with this one. It is part of the S&P 500, which he is very bullish on as well as the US$. His model price is $38.21.

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Brian Acker, CA

Chief Exec, Acker Finley Inc....

Price Price
$38.870
Owned Owned
Unknown

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

May 10, 2017

They are currently trying to acquire another small equipment maker, but a higher bidder came out. (See Top Picks.)

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They are currently trying to acquire another small equipment maker, but a higher bidder came out. (See Top Picks.)

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John Burke

CEO & CIO, Burke Financial Stra...

Price Price
$38.450
Owned Owned
Unknown

WEAK BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

January 19, 2017

It just doesn’t get any respect.  It has been unable to break above two times book value for so long that he can’t remember.  It has nice upside potential from the numbers.  What’s not nice to like.  His target of $45 is a stretched max.

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It just doesn’t get any respect.  It has been unable to break above two times book value for so long that he can’t remember.  It has nice upside potential from the numbers.  What’s not nice to like.  His target of $45 is a stretched max.

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Ross Healy

Chairman, Strategic Analysis C...

Price Price
$41.000
Owned Owned
Unknown

BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

January 17, 2017

This is your classic bond surrogate. Between AT&T and Verizon (VZ-N), it is almost a duopoly. Pays an excellent dividend of close to 5%, and trades at a very reasonable valuation. Thinks their merger with Time Warner will go through and make them stronger.

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This is your classic bond surrogate. Between AT&T and Verizon (VZ-N), it is almost a duopoly. Pays an excellent dividend of close to 5%, and trades at a very reasonable valuation. Thinks their merger with Time Warner will go through and make them stronger.

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David Dietze

Founder, P, Point View Wealth Ma...

Price Price
$41.110
Owned Owned
Unknown

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

January 6, 2017

The kind of stock you own for the long-term. He wouldn’t get shaken out because of anything to do with interest rates. This has a 4.6% dividend yield, and he can see the stock still having some upside.

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The kind of stock you own for the long-term. He wouldn’t get shaken out because of anything to do with interest rates. This has a 4.6% dividend yield, and he can see the stock still having some upside.

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Matt Kacur

President, FSA Financial Scienc...

Price Price
$41.320
Owned Owned
Unknown

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

December 28, 2016

AT&T (T-N) or Verizon (VZ-N)? Chart shows this one has outperformed by about 10%. Within the sector, there is lots of news. One way to try and resolve this is to start a position in iShares Trust Dow Jones U.S. Telecom Sector Fund (IYZ-N), and you are probably going to see procyclical names again. The sector lagged a little, and as we get past the middle of the year this area should probably pick up.

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AT&T (T-N) or Verizon (VZ-N)? Chart shows this one has outperformed by about 10%. Within the sector, there is lots of news. One way to try and resolve this is to start a position in iShares Trust Dow Jones U.S. Telecom Sector Fund (IYZ-N), and you are probably going to see procyclical names again. The sector lagged a little, and as we get past the middle of the year this area should probably pick up.

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Hap (Robert) Sn

Chief Port, Castlemoore Inc....

Price Price
$42.520
Owned Owned
No

BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

November 29, 2016

Despite the last few days when this company rallied, the stock sold off way too hard since August. They made a strategic acquisition with DirecTV, and also a $100 billion bid for Time Warner. This is important, because the company understands they cannot survive alone as a wireless telephone company. They are trying to become end to end, so they own the wireless spectrum, they own the video with DirecTV, and now they are getting content with HBO. Dividend yield of 5%.

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Despite the last few days when this company rallied, the stock sold off way too hard since August. They made a strategic acquisition with DirecTV, and also a $100 billion bid for Time Warner. This is important, because the company understands they cannot survive alone as a wireless telephone company. They are trying to become end to end, so they own the wireless spectrum, they own the video with DirecTV, and now they are getting content with HBO. Dividend yield of 5%.

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John Petrides

Managing D, Point View Wealth Ma...

Price Price
$39.480
Owned Owned
Unknown

DON'T BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

November 24, 2016

This and Verizon (VZ-N) in the US, are suffering from the same thing that Canadian telcos are. Low growth, people disconnecting land lines, people disconnecting cable TV to some degree. The lines are blurring between all these companies. If you are buying this, it is really for the dividend, not the growth. He is not crazy about the sector because, as a dividend stock, it is vulnerable to rising rates. He sees the whole sector coming down if bond yields continue to rise.

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This and Verizon (VZ-N) in the US, are suffering from the same thing that Canadian telcos are. Low growth, people disconnecting land lines, people disconnecting cable TV to some degree. The lines are blurring between all these companies. If you are buying this, it is really for the dividend, not the growth. He is not crazy about the sector because, as a dividend stock, it is vulnerable to rising rates. He sees the whole sector coming down if bond yields continue to rise.

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Lorne Steinberg

President , Lorne Steinberg Weal...

Price Price
$38.730
Owned Owned
No

DON'T BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

November 15, 2016

Doesn’t think the dividend on this is safe. The problem is that they are just owing so much money. They are trying to acquire Time Warner, and will have to borrow money if the deal goes through. Feels the company is borrowing too much money. There are better names for you to buy.

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Doesn’t think the dividend on this is safe. The problem is that they are just owing so much money. They are trying to acquire Time Warner, and will have to borrow money if the deal goes through. Feels the company is borrowing too much money. There are better names for you to buy.

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John Burke

CEO & CIO, Burke Financial Stra...

Price Price
$36.770
Owned Owned
No

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

November 9, 2016

Mr. Trump was adamant that he did not want to see a merger with Time Warner (TWX-N). However, he has also spoken a lot about getting rid of regulation allowing businesses to move forward. She sold her holdings, as she doesn’t know what business they are in any more, and is very concerned that the culture of providing phone services, and now cellular services, is so incredibly different than the culture it takes to run a Time Warner media company successfully. She is disturbed by this merger.

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Mr. Trump was adamant that he did not want to see a merger with Time Warner (TWX-N). However, he has also spoken a lot about getting rid of regulation allowing businesses to move forward. She sold her holdings, as she doesn’t know what business they are in any more, and is very concerned that the culture of providing phone services, and now cellular services, is so incredibly different than the culture it takes to run a Time Warner media company successfully. She is disturbed by this merger.

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Liz Miller

President, Summit Place Financi...

Price Price
$37.440
Owned Owned
No

WAIT
A T & T US(T-N) 

October 24, 2016

If the Time Warner deal goes through, and he thinks it is a big if because of regulatory issues, he wouldn’t buy it here, but would stand back to see how it plays out. If it is completed, it could be very interesting.

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If the Time Warner deal goes through, and he thinks it is a big if because of regulatory issues, he wouldn’t buy it here, but would stand back to see how it plays out. If it is completed, it could be very interesting.

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Peter Brieger

Chairman &, GlobeInvestment Capi...

Price Price
$36.860
Owned Owned
Unknown

WATCH
A T & T US(T-N) 

September 26, 2016

It has been shocking in the last number of months.  They have been able to sustain the dividend, but her firm was taking profits earlier.  They have changed a lot over the years.  The business is fine, but the stock is a bit ahead of itself.  The dividend has caused it to get a bit ahead of itself.

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It has been shocking in the last number of months.  They have been able to sustain the dividend, but her firm was taking profits earlier.  They have changed a lot over the years.  The business is fine, but the stock is a bit ahead of itself.  The dividend has caused it to get a bit ahead of itself.

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Liz Miller

President, Summit Place Financi...

Price Price
$41.140
Owned Owned
Unknown

BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

September 13, 2016

(Market Call Minute.) She would hold this for the income.

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(Market Call Minute.) She would hold this for the income.

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Christine Poole

CEO & Mana, GlobeInvest Capital ...

Price Price
$39.970
Owned Owned
Unknown

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

September 7, 2016

(Market Call Minute.) They have basically camped out on the wire line business. Verizon has gone to the wireless model. Pays a great dividend, so you can’t go wrong as an income stock.

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(Market Call Minute.) They have basically camped out on the wire line business. Verizon has gone to the wireless model. Pays a great dividend, so you can’t go wrong as an income stock.

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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$41.270
Owned Owned
Unknown

BUY
A T & T US(T-N) 

August 31, 2016

She likes a lot of the very stable telecom companies. Both AT&T and Verizon (VZ-N) look similar to her, and offer similar dividends. Both would be income plays, not a price appreciation play. 4.7% dividend.

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She likes a lot of the very stable telecom companies. Both AT&T and Verizon (VZ-N) look similar to her, and offer similar dividends. Both would be income plays, not a price appreciation play. 4.7% dividend.

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Erin Gibbs

V.P., S&P Global Market In...

Price Price
$40.880
Owned Owned
Unknown

HOLD
A T & T US(T-N) 

July 19, 2016

Telcos have been performing very well. So long as we are in a lower rate environment, this should continue to perform well.

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Telcos have been performing very well. So long as we are in a lower rate environment, this should continue to perform well.

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David Burrows

President , Barometer Capital Ma...

Price Price
$42.770
Owned Owned
Unknown

SELL
A T & T US(T-N) 

July 7, 2016

(Market Call Minute) It has a 4-5% dividend.  Take profits if you have owned it a long time.

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(Market Call Minute) It has a 4-5% dividend.  Take profits if you have owned it a long time.

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Liz Miller

President, Summit Place Financi...

Price Price
$42.300
Owned Owned
Unknown

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

June 23, 2016

There is a chase for yield with interest rates being lower for longer. This yields about 4.6%, which is what investors want. Steady growth, so it is a low beta name, especially for investors who are more cautious. Trading at about 14X PE, only a notch away from a 2012 10-year high, so it is getting up there in terms of lofty valuations. Sees this growing at about 5% EPS, so it is a bit expensive.

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There is a chase for yield with interest rates being lower for longer. This yields about 4.6%, which is what investors want. Steady growth, so it is a low beta name, especially for investors who are more cautious. Trading at about 14X PE, only a notch away from a 2012 10-year high, so it is getting up there in terms of lofty valuations. Sees this growing at about 5% EPS, so it is a bit expensive.

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Stan Wong

Director &, Private Wealth Manag...

Price Price
$41.880
Owned Owned
Unknown

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

June 16, 2016

One of those stocks that everybody is hiding out in, which is why it gets these massive valuations. If Janet Yellin stays away, a big if, and we get some risk taking in the market and some economic growth, he would suggest that there will be a massive allocation trade out of defensive names, and believes that this would be one of those. The new generation coming along is not going to be using phones, so there will be pricing pressures.

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One of those stocks that everybody is hiding out in, which is why it gets these massive valuations. If Janet Yellin stays away, a big if, and we get some risk taking in the market and some economic growth, he would suggest that there will be a massive allocation trade out of defensive names, and believes that this would be one of those. The new generation coming along is not going to be using phones, so there will be pricing pressures.

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James Thorne

Sr Portfol, Caldwell Investment ...

Price Price
$40.490
Owned Owned
Unknown

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

June 8, 2016

A big, dominant, well-run US telecom business. Pays a nice dividend, so if you are a long-term investor, this is usually a good time to buy. Averaging in is a good way to reduce your timing risks.

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A big, dominant, well-run US telecom business. Pays a nice dividend, so if you are a long-term investor, this is usually a good time to buy. Averaging in is a good way to reduce your timing risks.

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Colin Stewart

CEO & Port, JC Clark Investments...

Price Price
$39.860
Owned Owned
Unknown

COMMENT
A T & T US(T-N) 

June 7, 2016

Verizon (VZ-N) or AT&T (T-N)? Both are good companies and you are getting a nice yield. You probably can’t lose with either of these.

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Verizon (VZ-N) or AT&T (T-N)? Both are good companies and you are getting a nice yield. You probably can’t lose with either of these.

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Mike Capombassi

President, Bristol Gate Capital...

Price Price
$39.790
Owned Owned
No

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