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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT)?

The company in question is, American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) currently with a stock price of 117.15 (1.79% today). The market cap for American Tower Corporation is 49295.55, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT РDiversified industry. The target price for American Tower Corporation is 130.12. Currently American Tower Corporation is trading with a P/E of 72.54, and a forward P/E of 42.34. Average volume for American Tower Corporation is 1833.88 and so far today it is 2363000.

Performance in the last year for American Tower Corporation has been 34.28%. For EPS growth, American Tower Corporation has seen a growth of -29.80%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 35.70%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 8.80% over the last five years and could be 30.05% for the next five years. American Tower Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 22.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 23.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.91%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 14.21%.

Since the IPO date for American Tower Corporation on the 2/27/1998, American Tower Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 22.03%. With American Tower Corporation trading at 117.15, the dividend yield is 1.70%, and the EPS is 1.62.

So could American Tower Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 72.54. The PEG is 2.41, P/S is 9.39 and the P/B is at 7.35. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at 53.99.

American Tower Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.8, and the quick ratio is 0.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 2.72, and total debt/equity at 2.76.

In terms of margins, American Tower Corporation has a gross margin of 70.80%, an operating margin of 32.10% and a profit margin of 13.20%.Payout ratio for American Tower Corporation is 122.10%. Return on assets come to 2.50% with return on investment coming to 5.80%.

Insider ownership for American Tower Corporation, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 96.00%. Outstanding shares are at 420.79. While shares float is 420.79. The float short is currently 1.43%, and short ratio is 3.28.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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