Don't Judge American Tower on Technicals Alone - Check Its Fundamentals!

American Tower logged a -0.7% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $191.47 per share. The S&P 500 index moved -1.0%. AMT's trading volume is 719,471 compared to the stock's average volume of 2,000,432.

American Tower trades -20.59% away from its average analyst target price of $241.13 per share. The 15 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $213.0 to $271.0, and on average have given American Tower a rating of buy.

If you are considering an investment in AMT, you'll want to know the following:

  • American Tower's current price is 480.4% above its Graham number of $32.99, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • American Tower has moved -21.9% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 17.1%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 2.97, American Tower has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 64.5 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • AMT has a forward P/E ratio of 38.9 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $4.92 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 4.57 — a number near or below 1 signifying that American Tower is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 16.5 compared to its sector average of 2.24

  • 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 nearly 226,000 communications sites and a highly interconnected footprint of U.

  • Based in Boston, the company has 6,391 full time employees and a market cap of $89.23 Billion. American Tower currently returns an annual dividend yield of 3.1%.

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