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  • Previous Rank23
  • Revenues ($M)$163,786
  • Revenue Percent Change11.6%
  • Profits ($M)$12,976
  • Profits Percent Change-2.8%
  • Assets ($M)$403,821
  • Employees268,540

The telecommunications giant improved its revenues in 2016 and posted a record $39.3 billion in cash from operations as it invested heavily in the wireless, fiber, and Internet Protocol networks that make up its business. It started the year integrating its 2015 acquisition of DirecTV and ended it by announcing an even larger deal for media stalwart Time Warner. Along the way the company added 6.2 million wireless subscribers in the highly competitive U.S. market and expanded its lucrative business services portfolio. AT&T was founded in 1983 and is based in Dallas.

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Company Information

Randall L. Stephenson
HQ Location
Dallas, TX
Years on Global 500 List23

AT&T Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$163,78611.6%
Profits ($M)$12,976-2.8%
Assets ($M)$403,821-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$123,135-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues7.9%
Profits as % of Assets3.2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity10.5%