NYSE:AMT - American Tower Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$161.31 +0.28 (+0.17 %)
(As of 11/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$161.03
Today's Range$159.76 - $161.76
52-Week Range$130.37 - $161.96
Volume1.51 million shs
Average Volume2.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$70.54 billion
P/E Ratio25.28
Dividend Yield1.97%
Beta0.59
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
Phone617-375-7500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.11
Current Ratio0.72
Quick Ratio0.72

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio25.28
Forward P/E Ratio21.28
P/E Growth1.55

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.66 billion
Price / Sales10.66
Cash Flow$6.9892 per share
Price / Cash23.08
Book Value$15.92 per share
Price / Book10.13

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 Shares440,490,000
Market Cap$70.54 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. Stockholders 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. This is a boost 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 of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Friday, December 8th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were American Tower's earnings last quarter?

American Tower Corp (NYSE:AMT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.83 earnings per share 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 analyst estimates of $1.76 billion. American Tower had a net margin of 17.07% and a return on equity of 18.55%. American Tower's revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous 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?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for American Tower's shares. Their predictions range from $150.00 to $176.00. On average, they anticipate American Tower's stock price to reach $164.50 in the next year. 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?

News stories about AMT stock have been trending neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Tower earned a news impact score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of American Tower's key competitors?

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Edgewood Management LLC, Resolution Capital Ltd, FMR LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Winslow Capital Management LLC and Aviva PLC. 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 $70.54 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 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  746 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  388 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,134
MarketBeat'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 11/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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