NYSE:AMT - American Tower Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $166.64 +0.45 (+0.27 %) (As of 12/12/2018 07:50 AM ET)Previous Close$166.19Today's Range$165.50 - $167.3252-Week Range$130.37 - $168.58Volume2.03 million shsAverage Volume2.22 million shsMarket Capitalization$73.31 billionP/E Ratio26.12Dividend Yield1.90%Beta0.62 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email American Tower, one of the largest global REITs, is a leading independent owner, operator and developer of multitenant communications real estate with a portfolio of over 170,000 communications sites. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Real estate investment trusts Sub-IndustrySpecialized REITs SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:AMT Previous Symbol CUSIP03027X10 Webwww.americantower.com Phone617-375-7500 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.11 Current Ratio0.72 Quick Ratio0.72 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio26.12 Forward P/E Ratio21.98 P/E Growth1.61 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.66 billion Price / Sales11.02 Cash Flow$6.9462 per share Price / Cash Flow23.99 Book Value$15.92 per share Price / Book10.47 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.38 Net Income$1.24 billion Net Margins17.07% Return on Equity18.55% Return on Assets3.58% Miscellaneous Employees4,752 Outstanding Shares440,490,000Market Cap$73.31 billion OptionableOptionable American Tower (NYSE:AMT) Frequently Asked Questions What is American Tower's stock symbol? American Tower trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AMT." How often does American Tower pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Tower? American Tower announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 27th will be given a dividend of $0.84 per share on Monday, January 14th. This represents a $3.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.02%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 26th. This is a positive change from American Tower's previous quarterly dividend of $0.79. View American Tower's Dividend History. How will American Tower's stock buyback program work? American Tower announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Friday, December 8th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were American Tower's earnings last quarter? American Tower Corp (NYSE:AMT) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.83 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.02. The real estate investment trust earned $1.79 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.76 billion. American Tower had a return on equity of 18.55% and a net margin of 17.07%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.73 earnings per share. View American Tower's Earnings History. When is American Tower's next earnings date? American Tower is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Tower. What price target have analysts set for AMT? 16 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for American Tower's stock. Their forecasts range from $150.00 to $176.00. On average, they anticipate American Tower's share price to reach $165.6667 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for American Tower. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Tower? 16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Tower in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for American Tower. Has American Tower been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about AMT stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Tower earned a coverage optimism score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of American Tower's key competitors? Some companies that are related to American Tower include Simon Property Group (SPG), CROWN CASTLE In/SH SH (CCI), Prologis (PLD), Public Storage (PSA), Equinix (EQIX), Welltower (WELL), Equity Residential (EQR), AvalonBay Communities (AVB), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Ventas (VTR), Boston Properties (BXP), Realty Income (O), SBA Communications (SBAC), Weyerhaeuser (WY) and Essex Property Trust (ESS). Who are American Tower's key executives? American Tower's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. James D. Taiclet Jr., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 57)Mr. Thomas A. Bartlett CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)Mr. Edmund DiSanto, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 65)Mr. William Hal Hess, Exec. VP and Chairman of Latin America & EMEA (Age 54)Mr. Igor Khislavsky, Sr. Director of Investor Relations Who are American Tower's major shareholders? American Tower's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.86%), BlackRock Inc. (6.76%), FMR LLC (3.45%), Capital World Investors (2.75%), Edgewood Management LLC (1.81%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.72%). Company insiders that own American Tower stock include Amit Sharma, David E Sharbutt, Edmund Disanto, James D Taiclet Jr, James D Taiclet, Jr, Joann A Reed, Olivier Puech, Pamela D A Reeve, Robert Joseph Meyer Jr, Robert Joseph Meyer, Jr, Samme L Thompson, Steven C Marshall, Thomas A Bartlett and William H Hess. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Tower. Which major investors are selling American Tower stock? AMT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Cohen & Steers Inc., Commonwealth Bank of Australia, American Century Companies Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Deutsche Bank AG and Capital International Investors. Company insiders that have sold American Tower company stock in the last year include Amit Sharma, David E Sharbutt, Edmund Disanto, James D Taiclet Jr, Joann A Reed, Olivier Puech, Pamela D A Reeve, Robert Joseph Meyer, Jr, Samme L Thompson, Steven C Marshall, Thomas A Bartlett and William H Hess. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Tower. Which major investors are buying American Tower stock? AMT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Edgewood Management LLC, Resolution Capital Ltd, FMR LLC, Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Capital World Investors. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Tower. How do I buy shares of American Tower? Shares of AMT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is American Tower's stock price today? One share of AMT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $166.64. How big of a company is American Tower? American Tower has a market capitalization of $73.31 billion and generates $6.66 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $1.24 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.38 on an earnings per share basis. American Tower employs 4,752 workers across the globe. What is American Tower's official website? The official website for American Tower is http://www.americantower.com. How can I contact American Tower? American Tower's mailing address is 116 HUNTINGTON AVE, BOSTON MA, 02116. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 617-375-7500 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for American Tower (NYSE AMT)Community Ranking: 3.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 752 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 398 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,150MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about American Tower and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AMT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AMT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Can systematic risk be avoided?