NYSE:AMT - American Tower Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $161.31 +0.28 (+0.17 %) (As of 11/14/2018 06:49 AM ET)Previous Close$161.03Today's Range$159.76 - $161.7652-Week Range$130.37 - $161.96Volume1.51 million shsAverage Volume2.62 million shsMarket Capitalization$70.93 billionP/E Ratio22.78Dividend Yield1.96%Beta0.59 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 approximately 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 Ratio22.78 Forward P/E Ratio21.28 P/E Growth1.55 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.66 billion Price / Sales10.66 Cash Flow$6.95 per share Price / Cash23.21 Book Value$13.46 per share Price / Book11.98 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$70.93 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 Friday, September 7th. Investors of record on Friday, September 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.79 per share on Wednesday, October 17th. This represents a $3.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. This is a positive change from American Tower's previous quarterly dividend of $0.77. View American Tower's Dividend History. How will American Tower's stock buyback program work? American Tower announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback program on Friday, December 8th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were American Tower's earnings last quarter? American Tower Corp (NYSE:AMT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating 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 analyst estimates 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% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.73 EPS. 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? 15 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for American Tower's stock. Their forecasts range from $150.00 to $176.00. On average, they expect American Tower's share price to reach $164.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Tower. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Tower? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Tower in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 10 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 negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Tower earned a media sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near 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), AvalonBay Communities (AVB), Equity Residential (EQR), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Ventas (VTR), Weyerhaeuser (WY), SBA Communications (SBAC), Boston Properties (BXP), Realty Income (O) and Brookfield Property Reit (BPR). 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. Steven C. Marshall, Exec. VP & Sr. Advisor to the CEO (Age 56) Who are American Tower's major shareholders? American Tower's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.76%), FMR LLC (3.45%), Edgewood Management LLC (1.81%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.72%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.46%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.44%). 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, Pamela D A Reeve, Robert Joseph Meyer Jr, Robert Joseph Meyer, Jr, Samme L Thompson, Steven C Marshall 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, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, American Century Companies Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA and AXA. 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, Pamela D A Reeve, Robert Joseph Meyer, Jr, Samme L Thompson, Steven C Marshall 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 Edgewood Management LLC, Resolution Capital Ltd, FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Winslow Capital Management LLC. 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 $161.31. How big of a company is American Tower? American Tower has a market capitalization of $70.93 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: 746 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 388 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,134MarketBeat'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 11/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Day Trading - Risk Worth the Reward?