| AT&T is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is a provider of communications and digital entertainment services in the U.S. and the world. Co. has four segments: Business Solutions, which provides services to business customers and individual subscribers who purchase wireless services through employer-sponsored plans; Entertainment Group, which provides video, internet, voice communication, and interactive and targeted advertising services; Consumer Mobility, which provides nationwide wireless services to consumers and wholesale and resale wireless subscribers; and International, which provides entertainment services in Latin America and wireless services in Mexico. We show 36 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our coverage of T's shares outstanding history.|
Understanding the changing numbers of AT and T shares outstanding — and
comprehending the concept of differing number of shares outstanding in general comparing companies like AT and T versus peers —
is critical for investors. Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies.
Furthermore, via issuance of new shares over time, or the repurchase of existing shares, the number of shares outstanding can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching AT and T by allowing them to research AT and T shares outstanding history
as well as any other stock in our coverage universe.