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Today’s Large Cap Details for American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) of REIT – Diversified

American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 57.32 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for American Tower Corporation is 135.28 (with a change from open of 0.26%), this in conjunction with a target price of 143.5. Volume today has so far reached 60899, with an average volume of about 1898.15. The GAP for this stock, is 0.59%.

The P/E ratio is 64.77, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 36.87. The current EPS for American Tower Corporation, is 2.07, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 40.70%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 26.93%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for American Tower Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 22.91% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 23.11%. Quarter over quarter is 15.90% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 25.40%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 14.80%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 18.80%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 95.10%. Shares outstanding is 427.3, while shares float is at a value of 424.4. Float short for American Tower Corporation is 1.46% and the short ratio is 3.25.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.51, while the total debt/equity comes to 2.76. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 0.5, and the quick ratio is 0.5. The most recent gross margin is 68.40% and their operating margin is 30.70%. The profit margin is 14.60%.

American Tower Corporation has seen returns on assets of 2.90%, and on investment, 6.70%. Return on equity is 13.10%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.8. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 9.38, with Price/book ratio coming to 8.36 and Price/cash is 79.82, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 47.76.

The simple moving averages are 2.25% and 16.39% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -1.34% and the 52 week low is 35.66%.

American Tower Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.91%, with a current price of 135.28. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 103.90%. This is in an industry, REIT – Diversified, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Financial. American Tower Corporation is based in USA.

Performance in the REIT – Diversified industry means that American Tower Corporation has seen performance for the past week of 1.98%, with performance for the month coming to 3.03%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 9.62%, and for the half year the performance is 15.63%. Volatility for this week is 1.45% and for the month this is 1.30%.


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