Pacific Telesis Stock History

Pacific Telesis Center San FranciscoMany people have AT&T Stock which they previously obtained because they were shareholders of Pacific Telesis.  Consequently, they need to find their cost basis and  historical stock price to calculate their cost or basis in it and to calculate their Capital Loss or Gain for income tax purposes.  Additionally,  you can find very little data available on the internet concerning Pacific Telesis 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 share exchange factors. You can get a good summary overview of information affecting your cost basis in this stock by reviewing this chart.


We present month by month Pacific Telesis prices from 1984 through August 1997.  In addition we provide prices at month-end for each year referenced.  We derived Stock Prices from archived issues of the NY Times,  Standard & Poor’s Stock Price Record, Yahoo Finance historical quotes, and from various Shareholder Services pages available on the internet from surviving companies.  In addition we provide additional external sources at the bottom of this page as Helpful Links.  Prices are at end of month for year referenced and are not adjusted for splits.

Cost Basis Ref-Sheet

The ref-sheet shows you the Date and amount of Dividends paid and the price of Pacific Telesis related 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.

Pacific Telesis Corp Selected Important Corporate Changes

01/0/01/1984Owners of AT&T in 12/31/1983 received 1/10 share of Pacific Telesis for every share of AT&T held. Their cost basis in these shares was deemed to be 8.8771% of their previous AT&T cost basis
06/09/19862 for 1 Stock Split
03/25/19872 for 1 Stock Split
04/01/1994Spin-Off of AirTouch Communications to owners of record on 3/21/1994. Cost basis allocated 39.83% to AirTouch and 60.17% to Pacific Telesis.
04/01/1997Acquired by SBC Comm. PacTel shareholders received .73145 shares of SBC Communications for each share of Pacific Telesis.

*For a visual chart of AT&T Inc, Southwestern Bell,  SBC, and Pacific Telesis corporate changes visit  AT&T Inc Chart.

AT&T Inc Helpful Links

AT&T Inc Investor Relations Historical QuotesAT&T Inc Investor relations website. Careful most everything is split adjusted. Also has data for Ameritech, AT&T Corp (old), BellSouth, Pacific Telesis, and SNET