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NYSE:AMT

American Tower Stock Competitors

$285.42
-1.52 (-0.53 %)
(As of 10/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$285.31
$291.17
50-Day Range
$261.60
$303.62
52-Week Range
$197.50
$303.72
Volume
1.28 million shs
Average Volume
1.82 million shs
Market Capitalization
$129.91 billion
P/E Ratio
57.54
Dividend Yield
1.83%
Beta
0.24

American Tower (NYSE:AMT) Vs. PSA, WELL, WY, EXR, VTR, MPW, CUBE, LSI, OHI, and RYN

Should you be buying American Tower stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of American Tower include Public Storage (PSA), Welltower (WELL), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Extra Space Storage (EXR), Ventas (VTR), Medical Properties Trust (MPW), CubeSmart (CUBE), Life Storage (LSI), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), and Rayonier (RYN). These companies are all part of the "specialized reits" industry.

American Tower vs.

American Tower (NYSE:AMT) and Welltower (NYSE:WELL) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, media sentiment, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends and community ranking.

American Tower has a beta of 0.24, indicating that its stock price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Welltower has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, American Tower had 2 more articles in the media than Welltower. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for American Tower and 2 mentions for Welltower. Welltower's average media sentiment score of 0.70 beat American Tower's score of 0.55 indicating that Welltower is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
American Tower
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Welltower
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

89.6% of American Tower shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.5% of Welltower shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of American Tower shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Welltower shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

American Tower pays an annual dividend of $5.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Welltower pays an annual dividend of $2.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. American Tower pays out 62.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Welltower pays out 68.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

American Tower has a net margin of 25.84% compared to Welltower's net margin of 13.49%. American Tower's return on equity of 44.60% beat Welltower's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
American Tower 25.84% 44.60% 4.56%
Welltower 13.49% 4.76% 2.46%

American Tower received 258 more outperform votes than Welltower when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 77.76% of users gave American Tower an outperform vote while only 63.16% of users gave Welltower an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
American TowerOutperform Votes
937
77.76%
Underperform Votes
268
22.24%
WelltowerOutperform Votes
679
63.16%
Underperform Votes
396
36.84%

American Tower currently has a consensus target price of $303.77, suggesting a potential upside of 6.43%. Welltower has a consensus target price of $84.94, suggesting a potential upside of 3.21%. Given American Tower's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe American Tower is more favorable than Welltower.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
American Tower
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.73
Welltower
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.78

American Tower has higher revenue and earnings than Welltower. Welltower is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than American Tower, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
American Tower$8.04 billion16.15$1.69 billion$8.4433.82
Welltower$4.61 billion7.55$978.84 million$3.5623.12

Summary

American Tower beats Welltower on 13 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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American Tower (NYSE:AMT) vs. Its Competitors

TypeAmerican TowerReal estate investment trusts IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$129.91B$6.95B$8.55B$15.73B
Dividend Yield1.83%4.72%4.47%2.78%
P/E Ratio57.5448.0414.1026.17
Price / Sales16.159.38226.2432.13
Price / Cash36.2119.1332.8125.80
Price / Book27.763.313.0513.80
Net Income$1.69B$33.67M$562.36M$357.42M
7 Day PerformanceN/AN/A-0.15%-3.21%
1 Month Performance4.13%3.48%1.96%0.17%
1 Year Performance20.86%56.89%48.47%57.00%

American Tower Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PSA
Public Storage
2.3662 of 5 stars
$322.44
-1.4%
$315.92
-2.0%
N/A$56.50B$2.92B44.415,400Upcoming Earnings
WELL
Welltower
2.4142 of 5 stars
$82.30
-2.3%
$84.94
-3.2%
N/A$34.78B$4.61B59.21423News Coverage
WY
Weyerhaeuser
2.4631 of 5 stars
$35.71
-2.9%
$39.50
-10.6%
N/A$26.77B$7.53B11.719,372Upcoming Earnings
EXR
Extra Space Storage
2.3903 of 5 stars
$183.86
-1.9%
$174.77
-4.9%
N/A$24.60B$1.36B37.914,013News Coverage
VTR
Ventas
2.2847 of 5 stars
$54.92
-0.9%
$59.60
-8.5%
N/A$20.89B$3.80B137.30448
MPW
Medical Properties Trust
2.6181 of 5 stars
$21.30
-2.5%
$23.72
-11.4%
N/A$12.69B$1.25B23.15106Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Positive News
CUBE
CubeSmart
2.5676 of 5 stars
$52.88
-1.2%
$47.38
-10.4%
N/A$10.67B$679.18M58.113,111
LSI
Life Storage
2.2631 of 5 stars
$127.48
-1.3%
$124.37
-2.4%
N/A$10.46B$616.77M51.822,018Upcoming Earnings
OHI
Omega Healthcare Investors
2.7848 of 5 stars
$29.96
-0.5%
$38.64
-29.0%
N/A$7.16B$892.38M32.5768Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
RYN
Rayonier
1.6398 of 5 stars
$37.44
-2.2%
$36.00
-3.8%
N/A$5.29B$859.20M68.072,018Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
HR
Healthcare Realty Trust
2.2315 of 5 stars
$33.29
-0.4%
$32.25
-3.1%
N/A$4.84B$499.63M123.30308Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↓
RHP
Ryman Hospitality Properties
1.9748 of 5 stars
$83.50
-1.0%
$75.00
-10.2%
N/A$4.60B$524.47M-12.77736Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
EPR
EPR Properties
2.3467 of 5 stars
$51.03
-1.5%
$46.00
-9.9%
N/A$3.82B$414.66M-35.1953Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
PCH
PotlatchDeltic
2.4715 of 5 stars
$52.82
-2.3%
$65.33
-23.7%
N/A$3.54B$1.04B7.151,316Earnings Report
News Coverage
SBRA
Sabra Health Care REIT
2.9653 of 5 stars
$14.91
-1.1%
$18.90
-26.8%
N/A$3.29B$598.57M-165.6538Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
Positive News
PEB
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust
1.8598 of 5 stars
$21.53
-1.2%
$25.20
-17.0%
N/A$2.83B$442.89M-6.1553Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
SHO
Sunstone Hotel Investors
1.9281 of 5 stars
$12.16
-0.2%
$12.00
-1.3%
N/A$2.66B$267.91M-11.6940
NHI
National Health Investors
2.619 of 5 stars
$57.10
-1.2%
$67.17
-17.6%
N/A$2.62B$332.81M16.7420
RLJ
RLJ Lodging Trust
1.9495 of 5 stars
$14.32
-0.3%
$17.50
-22.2%
N/A$2.39B$473.09M-5.6677Positive News
DRH
DiamondRock Hospitality
1.3981 of 5 stars
$9.27
-0.1%
$9.50
-2.5%
N/A$1.95B$299.49M-3.9329
SVC
Service Properties Trust
2.2598 of 5 stars
$10.55
-0.2%
$13.00
-23.2%
N/A$1.74B$1.27B-3.30N/ANews Coverage
LTC
LTC Properties
2.0665 of 5 stars
$33.99
-1.2%
$38.67
-13.8%
N/A$1.34B$159.34M21.6524Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
INN
Summit Hotel Properties
2.3331 of 5 stars
$9.91
-0.8%
$11.13
-12.3%
N/A$1.05B$234.46M-7.2346Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
CXW
CoreCivic
1.9115 of 5 stars
$8.36
-1.3%
$10.85
-29.8%
N/A$1.01B$1.91B-9.0912,415
GEO
The GEO Group
2.3531 of 5 stars
$7.66
-0.3%
$7.00
-8.6%
N/A$938.76M$2.35B6.8420,000
DHC
Diversified Healthcare Trust
2.5398 of 5 stars
$3.75
-0.5%
$4.60
-22.7%
N/A$893.91M$1.63B-3.99N/A
UHT
Universal Health Realty Income Trust
2.1598 of 5 stars
$57.93
-0.6%
N/AN/A$797.81M$78.01M35.54N/APositive News
CLDT
Chatham Lodging Trust
2.1865 of 5 stars
$12.60
-0.2%
$15.17
-20.4%
N/A$614.34M$144.92M-22.1123Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Positive News
AHT
Ashford Hospitality Trust
1.9714 of 5 stars
$14.15
-8.3%
$32.33
-128.5%
N/A$427.61M$508.24M-0.1196Earnings Report
Positive News
Gap Up
HT
Hersha Hospitality Trust
1.7131 of 5 stars
$8.13
-3.0%
$9.83
-20.9%
N/A$318.83M$176.66M-2.6332Earnings Report
News Coverage
This page was last updated on 10/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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