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Help me evaluate and compare AT&T & Verizon company's performance and financial position.

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(1) assess the AT&T's liquidity relative to the industry averages to Verizon

(2) assess the AT&T's solvency relative to the industry averages to Verizon

(3) assess the AT&T's profitability relative to the industry averages to Verizon


AT&T (GROWTH RATE)

Growth Rate % Company Industry

Sales (Revenue) Q/Q (Last Year)    -2.52 -1.41

Net Income YTD/YTD (Last Year)    103.20 -20.53

Net Income Q/Q (Last Year)   -21.58   3.83

Sales (Revenue) 5-Year Annual Average      5.81                        -

Net Income 5-Year Annual Average                            0.25             -


VERIZON (GROWTH RATE)

Growth Rate % Company Industry

Sales (Revenue) Q/Q (Last Year)    0.88 -1.41

Net Income YTD/YTD (Last Year)    16.40 -20.53

Net Income Q/Q (Last Year)     5.48   3.83

Sales (Revenue) 5-Year Annual Average      1.66                        -

Net Income 5-Year Annual Average                            6.20             -


AT&T (PROFITABILITY)

Profit Margins (%)                                                    Company Industry                                                 

Gross Margin    53.49 56.62

Pre-Tax Margin     14.57 10.91

Net Profit Margin     11.26 7.39

Average Gross Margin 5-Year Annual Average      53.34 56.37

Average Pre-Tax Margin 5-Year Annual Average        11.74 10.58


VERIZON (PROFITABILITY)

Profit Margins (%)                                                    Company Industry                                                 

Gross Margin    57.81 56.62

Pre-Tax Margin     15.00 10.91

Net Profit Margin     12.26 7.39

Average Gross Margin 5-Year Annual Average      58.97 56.37

Average Pre-Tax Margin 5-Year Annual Average        16.32 10.58


AT&T (FINANCIAL HEALTH)

Financial ratios                                                      Company Industry               

Debt/Equity Ratio 0.84 1.01

Current Ratio 0.74 0.88

Quick Ratio 0.76 0.83

Leverage Ratio 3.00 2.96

Book Value/Share 25.06 0.87


VERIZON (FINANCIAL HEALTH)

Financial ratios                                                      Company Industry               

Debt/Equity Ratio 1.73 1.01

Current Ratio 0.89 0.88

Quick Ratio 0.88 0.83

Leverage Ratio 4.83 2.96

Book Value/Share 14.25 0.87


AT&T (PRICE RATIOS)

Price Ratios Company Industry

Current P/E Ratio 18.33 18.33

P/E Ratio 5-Year High 27.17             -

P/E Ratio 5-Year Low 10.40     -

Price/Sales Ratio 1.67 1.36

Price/Book Value 1.55 1.82


VERIZON (PRICE RATIOS)

Price Ratios Company Industry

Current P/E Ratio 15.49 15.49

P/E Ratio 5-Year High 19.35             -

P/E Ratio 5-Year Low 10.58     -

Price/Sales Ratio 1.91 1.36

Price/Book Value 4.70 1.82


AT&T (MANAGEMENT EFFECTIVENESS)

Key Metrics Company Industry

Return on Equity %     8.53   9.92

(5-Year Average)    (9.87) (9.99)

Return on Assets %    3.08 4.93

(5-Year Average)   (3.20) (3.60)

Return on Capital %    3.56 4.92

(5-Year Average)    (3.73) (4.92)

Income/Employee    73.98k 10.97k

Inventory Turnover   31.79                      19.69



VERIZON (MANAGEMENT EFFECTIVENESS)

Key Metrics Company Industry

Return on Equity %     28.41   9.92

(5-Year Average)    (49.52) (9.99)

Return on Assets %    6.04 4.93

(5-Year Average)   (5.91) (3.60)

Return on Capital %   7.02 4.92

(5-Year Average)    (7.00) (4.92)

Income/Employee    106.96k  10.97k

Inventory Turnover   46.59                      19.69

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