AT&T vs. Verizon: Which is the better dividend play?

Verizon is an attractive play for dividend investors at the current market price.

Michael Hodel, CFA 12 October, 2018 | 5:00PM

 

 

Michael Hodel: Telecom stocks are among the highest-yielding in the equity market. AT&T and Verizon, the big two U.S. telecom carriers, certainly fit that bill. AT&T's yield today is about 6%; Verizon's is about 4.5%.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar Rating
AT&T Inc26.76 USD-0.45
Verizon Communications Inc57.25 USD-0.09

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Michael Hodel, CFA

Michael Hodel, CFA  Michael Hodel, CFA, is director of communications services equity research for Morningstar.

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