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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
CCIPRA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. CCIPRA: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CCIPRA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.05 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.31
CCIPRA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. CCIPRA: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CCIPRA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.31
0.15
0.62
Interest Coverage 1.86
CCIPRA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
81% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.27 vs. CCIPRA: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CCIPRA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.44 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.86
0.3
1.95
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.30
M-Score: -2.94
WACC vs ROIC
4.47%
5.10%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 23.91
CCIPRA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. CCIPRA: 23.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CCIPRA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.18  Med: 26.2 Max: 34.31
Current: 23.91
7.18
34.31
Net-margin (%) 9.74
CCIPRA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. CCIPRA: 9.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CCIPRA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.55  Med: -0.03 Max: 41.51
Current: 9.74
-16.55
41.51
ROE (%) 4.68
CCIPRA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.88 vs. CCIPRA: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CCIPRA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.42  Med: -0.39 Max: 21.4
Current: 4.68
-12.42
21.4
ROA (%) 1.70
CCIPRA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. CCIPRA: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CCIPRA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.9  Med: 0.01 Max: 7.04
Current: 1.7
-2.9
7.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.70
CCIPRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.14 vs. CCIPRA: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CCIPRA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 7.06 Max: 11.78
Current: 8.7
0.27
11.78
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.50
CCIPRA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. CCIPRA: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CCIPRA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.4  Med: 11.1 Max: 22
Current: 9.5
-13.4
22
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.70
CCIPRA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. CCIPRA: 12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CCIPRA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54  Med: 13.6 Max: 165.4
Current: 12.7
-54
165.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 31.00
CCIPRA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. CCIPRA: 31.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CCIPRA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.2  Med: 12.5 Max: 31
Current: 31
-50.2
31
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Preferred stocks of Crown Castle International Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CCIPRA107.754.184 1/2 % Mandatory Conv Pfd Shs Series -A-

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517919    SIC: 4899
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Crown Castle International Corp owns, operates and leases shared wireless infrastructure, including towers and other structures, such as rooftops, and other communication structures.

Crown Castle International Corp is incorporated in the State of Delaware. The Company owns, operates and leases shared wireless infrastructure, including towers and other structures, such as rooftops collectively called as towers, and to a lesser extent, distributed antenna systems, a type of small cell network, and interests in land under third party towers in various forms collectively known as wireless infrastructure. The Company's core business is providing access, including space or capacity, to wireless infrastructure via long-term contracts in the form of license, sublease and lease agreements collectively called as leases. The Company conducts its operations through tower portfolios in the United States, including Puerto Rico and Canada 'CCUSA' and Australia 'CCAL'. All of the Company's operations are located in the U.S. and Australia. Crown Castle conducts its operations mainly through subsidiaries of Crown Castle Operating Company including certain subsidiaries which operates its tower portfolios in the U.S. and a 77.6% owned subsidiary that operates its Australia tower portfolio. The core business of CCUSA is providing access, including space or capacity, to its wireless infrastructure in the U.S. The Company provides access to wireless carriers under long-term leases for their antennas which transmit a variety of signals related to wireless voice and data. The Company's sales organization markets its wireless infrastructure within the wireless communication services industry. It works with national wireless carriers, and in general, customers are comprised of providers of wireless services that operate national or regional networks. The U.S. customers include AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless. The competitors in Company's network services offering include site acquisition consultants, zoning consultants, real estate firms, right-of-way consulting firms, construction companies, tower owners or managers, radio frequency engineering consultants, telecommunications equipment vendors that provides turnkey site development services through multiple subcontractors, or customers' internal staff. The Company is required to comply with federal, state, and local regulations and laws in the U.S., including FCC and Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA") regulations. Both the FCC and the FAA regulate towers used for wireless communications, radio, or television broadcasting. The Company holds, through certain of its subsidiaries, certain licenses for radio transmission facilities granted by the FCC, including licenses for common carrier microwave service, commercial and private mobile radio service, specialized mobile radio and paging service.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 88.33
CCIPRA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
92% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.07 vs. CCIPRA: 88.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CCIPRA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.4  Med: 93.7 Max: 291.92
Current: 88.33
17.4
291.92
PE(NRI) 87.43
CCIPRA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
91% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.83 vs. CCIPRA: 87.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CCIPRA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.94  Med: 94.03 Max: 474.38
Current: 87.43
54.94
474.38
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 26.27
CCIPRA's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
73% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.31 vs. CCIPRA: 26.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CCIPRA' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.4  Med: 48.47 Max: 276.64
Current: 26.27
11.4
276.64
P/B 4.28
CCIPRA's P/B is ranked lower than
76% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. CCIPRA: 4.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CCIPRA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 4.25 Max: 9.68
Current: 4.28
0.93
9.68
P/S 7.52
CCIPRA's P/S is ranked lower than
92% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. CCIPRA: 7.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CCIPRA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.91  Med: 7.57 Max: 10.58
Current: 7.52
1.91
10.58
PFCF 30.56
CCIPRA's PFCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.51 vs. CCIPRA: 30.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CCIPRA' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.31  Med: 34.56 Max: 409.88
Current: 30.56
23.31
409.88
POCF 15.94
CCIPRA's POCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. CCIPRA: 15.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CCIPRA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.07  Med: 19.37 Max: 33.64
Current: 15.94
6.07
33.64
EV-to-EBIT 51.68
CCIPRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
87% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.05 vs. CCIPRA: 51.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CCIPRA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.1  Med: 54.3 Max: 1586
Current: 51.68
-63.1
1586
EV-to-EBITDA 22.30
CCIPRA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
87% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.61 vs. CCIPRA: 22.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CCIPRA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.6  Med: 22.6 Max: 68.8
Current: 22.3
12.6
68.8
PEG 4.99
CCIPRA's PEG is ranked lower than
68% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. CCIPRA: 4.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CCIPRA' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.24  Med: 8.2 Max: 25.34
Current: 4.99
3.24
25.34
Shiller P/E 193.93
CCIPRA's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
97% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.38 vs. CCIPRA: 193.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CCIPRA' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 186.09  Med: 241.3 Max: 358.63
Current: 193.93
186.09
358.63
Current Ratio 0.94
CCIPRA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CCIPRA: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CCIPRA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.43 Max: 8.95
Current: 0.94
0.48
8.95
Quick Ratio 0.94
CCIPRA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CCIPRA: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CCIPRA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.39 Max: 8.8
Current: 0.94
0.48
8.8
Days Sales Outstanding 26.30
CCIPRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.51 vs. CCIPRA: 26.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CCIPRA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.92  Med: 12.76 Max: 32.32
Current: 26.3
8.92
32.32
Days Payable 39.10
CCIPRA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
70% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 63.45 vs. CCIPRA: 39.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CCIPRA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.89  Med: 25.84 Max: 58.08
Current: 39.1
19.89
58.08

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.18
CCIPRA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. CCIPRA: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CCIPRA' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 3.43 Max: 4.32
Current: 4.18
0.45
4.32
Forward Dividend Yield 4.18
CCIPRA's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
57% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. CCIPRA: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.18
CCIPRA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
56% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. CCIPRA: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CCIPRA' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 3.43 Max: 4.32
Current: 4.18
0.45
4.32
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.40
CCIPRA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. CCIPRA: -4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CCIPRA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -217.6  Med: -4.55 Max: 2.9
Current: -4.4
-217.6
2.9

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.90
CCIPRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CCIPRA: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CCIPRA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.8 Max: 3.8
Current: 1.9
0.1
3.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.34
CCIPRA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.93 vs. CCIPRA: 11.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CCIPRA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.5  Med: 13.8 Max: 23
Current: 11.34
-5.5
23

More Statistics

Beta0.16
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $98.38 - 122.71

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