Elon Musk's SpaceX has reportedly won a high-profile NASA contract to land astronauts on the moon, beating out a number of deep-pocketed competitors to win the deal. Last year NASA awarded nearly $1 billion to SpaceX, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, and Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) subsidiary Dynetics to design and build landing systems for the space agency's Artemis program.
Telecom giant AT&T (NYSE: T) has its problems to be sure. It was only able to offload part of its struggling DIRECTV business, and that part was shed at a loss relative to its 2015 acquisition of the satellite television brand. Never even mind that AT&T at least postponed a dividend payout increase this year for the first time in 36 years.
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