ATT Corp Stock History

bell_telephone_building_1931Many people have AT&T Inc Stock (new) which they previously obtained because they were shareholders of AT&T Corp (old) when SBC and AT&T Corp merged and became AT&T Inc on November 18, 2006.  Consequently, they need to find their cost basis and find historical stock price to calculate their cost or basis in it and to calculate their Capital Loss or Gain for income tax purposes. You can find very little data available on the internet concerning ATT Corp Stock History.  We put together theses charts to help them. We researched the prices carefully. Use these at your own risk. 

General Info

On this current page we show a summary of important corporate changes such as mergers, stock-splits, and  exchange factors. You can get a good summary overview of information affecting your cost basis in this stock by reviewing our chart.

Prices

We present Month by Month Stock Prices from January 1970 through November 18, 2005. In addition we provide prices at month-end for each year referenced. We derived Stock Prices from archived issues of the NY Times, Standard and Poor’s Stock Price Record, Yahoo Finance historical quotes, and various Shareholder Services pages available on the internet from surviving companies. We provide additional external sources at the bottom of this page as Helpful Links

Cost Basis Ref-Sheet

The ref-sheet shows you the Date and amount of Dividends paid as well as the price of AT&T Corp stock and when the dividend was paid. The ref-sheet also shows you information on mergers stock split and spin-offs.  We built the Ref-Sheet as a handy sheet to assist you when you are trying to find the effect of dividends on your cost basis calculations

AT&T Corp Selected Important Corporate Changes *

DateAction
01/01/1984Owners of AT&T on keep 1 share of AT&T for every 10 whole shares of AT&T held. (If they had less than 10 shares they got cash instead). Their basis in the post-divestiture AT&T shares was deemed to be 28.4961% of what it was for the pre-divestiture AT&T shares. The remainding basis was allocated to the 7 Baby Bells created at divestiture
02/28/1992Merged in Teradata Corp, Shareholders of which received .5802 shares of AT&T for each share of their company.
04/14/1994Name was changed form American Telephone and Telegraph Co. to AT&T Corp.
09/30/1996Spin-Off Lucent, AT&T shareholders received .32408 shares of Lucent for each share of AT&T held. Cost basis allocated 72.01% to AT&T and 27.99% to Lucent.
12/31/1996Spin-Off NCR, AT&T shareholders received .0625 shares of NCR for each share of AT&T. Cost basis allocated 95.23% to AT&T and 4.77% to NCR.
07/23/1998Merged in Teleport Communications Group, shareholders of which received .943 shares of AT&T for each share of their company.
06/15/2000Acquired MediaOne Group. Shareholders of MediaOne received .95 shares of AT&T for each share of Media One plus $36.27. If they chose the More Shares Option, they received 1.4912 shares of AT&T plus $8.50. The more cash option gave them .8955 shares and $39.06
07/09/2001Spin-Off AT&T Wireless. AT&T shareholders got .3218 shares of AT&T Wireless for every share of AT&T. Basis allocated 77.66% to AT&T and 22.34% to AT&T Wireless
08/10/2001Split-Off of Liberty Media Group. For each share of Liberty Media Group Tracking Stock shareholders were offered 1 share of Liberty Media Group
11/18/2002Spin-off Comcast. AT&T shareholders got .325 shares of Comcast for each share of AT&T. Basis allocated 37.4% to AT&T and 62.6% to Comcast.
11/18/20021 for 5 Reverse Split
11/18/2002Spin-off Comcast. AT&T shareholders got .325 shares of Comcast for each share of AT&T. Basis allocated 37.4% to AT&T and 62.6% to Comcast.
11/18/2005SBC AT&T Merger. Each share of the is old AT&T Corp Stock was exchanged for .77942 shares of the new AT&T Inc. Basis of this lot should be tracked seperately going forward.

* For a visual chart of AT&T Corp corporate actions visit  AT&T Corp Chart

AT&T Corp (old) Helpful Links

LinkDescription
AT&T Historical Stock QuotesHistoric quotes listed on current AT&T Inc. website. (be sure to select AT&T Corp. for quotes and dividends)
Bell System Memorial SiteExcellent site created as a memorial to the Bell System and people.
NCR Stock Split HistoryStock splits and dividend history for NCR
Distribution of Teradata to NCRInformation on Teradata stock to NCR shareholders