AT&T, Inc. provides telecommunications services to consumers and businesses in the United States and internationally. It provides wireless services, including local wireless communications, long-distance, and roaming services with various postpaid and prepaid service plans.
AT&T is not a dividend aristocrat yet, but a dividend achiever as well as a major component of the S&P 500 index. It has been increasing its dividends for the past 24 consecutive years. From 1998 up until 2007 this dividend growth stock has delivered an annual average total return of 5.00 % to its shareholders.
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