NYSE:AMT - American Tower Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $163.78 +0.73 (+0.45 %) (As of 01/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$163.05Today's Range$162.83 - $164.3152-Week Range$130.37 - $168.58Volume1.50 million shsAverage Volume1.95 million shsMarket Capitalization$71.09 billionP/E Ratio25.67Dividend Yield2.08%Beta0.6 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 Phone617-375-7500Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.11 Current Ratio0.72 Quick Ratio0.72Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio25.67 Forward P/E Ratio21.61 P/E Growth1.53 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.66 billion Price / Sales10.83 Cash Flow$7.0382 per share Price / Cash Flow23.27 Book Value$15.92 per share Price / Book10.29Profitability 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$71.09 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.84 per share on Monday, January 14th. This represents a $3.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.05%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 26th. This is a boost 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 declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Friday, December 8th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were American Tower's earnings last quarter? American Tower Corp (NYSE:AMT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' 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 company's revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company 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 Wednesday, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Tower. What price target have analysts set for AMT? 16 analysts have issued 12 month target prices 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 $166.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.6% from the stock's current price. 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? Media headlines about AMT stock have trended positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Tower earned a news impact score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. 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), SBA Communications (SBAC), Realty Income (O), Boston Properties (BXP), 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 investors include Resolution Capital Ltd (0.37%), Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.06%), KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.06%), Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%) and Barton Investment Management (0.04%). Company insiders that own American Tower stock 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, 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 institutional investors are selling American Tower stock? AMT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Timbercreek Investment Management Inc., Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, American Trust Investment Advisors LLC, Bristol Advisors LLC, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC, Spirit of America Management Corp NY, Barton Investment Management and TRUE Private Wealth Advisors. 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 institutional investors are buying American Tower stock? AMT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KAMES CAPITAL plc, Resolution Capital Ltd, Monument Capital Management, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Personal Capital Advisors Corp, Virtu Financial LLC, LVM Capital Management Ltd. MI and Bath Savings Trust Co. 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 $163.78. How big of a company is American Tower? American Tower has a market capitalization of $71.09 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: 760 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 403 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,163MarketBeat'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. 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