Shares of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) ended Monday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.14 points or -0.35% at $40.06 with 16.18 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $40.20, the shares hit an intraday low of $39.86 and an intraday high of $40.24 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $244.93 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 6.15 billion shares.
On Sept. 16, 2016 AT&T announced a $65,000 contribution to the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) to support non-traditional, underserved students preparing for high-skill jobs requiring technology-based skills in Tennessee community colleges. The donation will fund scholarships to help community college students statewide begin a path toward completing their college degrees. The announcement was made at Chattanooga State Community College.
“This generous donation to Tennessee’s community colleges will make a large impact in advancing public higher education in Tennessee,” said Vice Chancellor Dr. Warren Nichols. “We’re grateful to AT&T for helping us maintain our forward momentum. The initiatives this contribution will fund will directly enhance and promote our completion agenda.”
Each of the state’s 13 community colleges will receive $5,000 to award scholarships to encourage students to participate in programs designed to help students succeed in the classroom and be better prepared to enter the workforce. The programs will target non-traditional and underserved students.
“AT&T’s commitment to education is a model we need more companies throughout the state to follow,” said Sen. Dolores Gresham, chairman of the Senate Education Committee. “AT&T’s investment in programs like these with our state’s community colleges will strengthen Tennessee’s future economy and workforce.”
Shares of Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) ended Monday session at $6.65 with 15.67 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $6.68, the shares hit an intraday low of $6.55 and an intraday high of $6.73 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $25.91 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 3.98 billion shares.
On September 16, 2016 Sprint (NYSE:S) is encouraging customers still using an old Samsung Galaxy Note7 to call their local Sprint retail location and schedule an appointment for next week to pick up their replacement device.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. confirmed that new Note7 replacement devices will be available in the United States at most retail locations no later than Sept. 21. As the safety of our customers is a top priority, Sprint recommends that all of its Note7 customers follow the recall guidelines.
“We want to make sure that when customers come to our stores to receive their new device, they have a great experience,” said Rod Millar, senior vice president product. “We need to ensure that inventory has reached our stores and that our store representatives have enough time to spend with each customer to transfer data. So we’re encouraging all customers make an appointment at www.sprint.com/storelocator.”