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American Tower Corp

$ 211.23 2.22 (1.06%)
Volume: 1,567,609 Avg Vol (1m): 1,602,602
Market Cap $: 93.37 Bil Enterprise Value $: 114.10 Bil
P/E (TTM): 69.71 P/B: 17.56
Earnings Power Value -11.76
Net Current Asset Value -70.89
Tangible Book -25.27
Projected FCF 69.47
Median P/S Value 159.49
Graham Number 0
Peter Lynch Value 39.21
DCF (FCF Based) 154.38
DCF (Earnings Based) 69.81
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 4/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.05
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
89.42% of 416 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 0.3, Min: 0.01
AMT: 0.05
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.01, Med: 0.04, Max: 30.26
Current: 0.05
0.01
30.26
Equity-to-Asset 0.14
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
84.02% of 413 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 1.73, Med: 0.41, Min: -9.22
AMT: 0.14
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.14, Med: 0.32, Max: 0.86
Current: 0.14
0.14
0.86
Debt-to-Equity 3.97
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
91.79% of 329 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 156.37, Med: 0.74, Min: 0.01
AMT: 3.97
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 1.65, Max: 4.1
Current: 3.97
0
4.1
Debt-to-EBITDA 4.78
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
86.39% of 338 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 170.63, Med: 2.31, Min: 0.01
AMT: 4.78
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.88, Med: 5.34, Max: 8.04
Current: 4.78
3.88
8.04
Interest Coverage 2.54
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
76.57% of 350 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 10251854, Med: 6.29, Min: 0.01
AMT: 2.54
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.3, Med: 2.68, Max: 3.17
Current: 2.54
2.3
3.17
Piotroski F-Score 7
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9
Altman Z-Score 1.96
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.84
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 8.34%
WACC 3.03%

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 28.18
Operating Margin ranked higher than
89.88% of 415 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 232.55, Med: 10.31, Min: -4525.49
AMT: 28.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 25.6, Med: 36.2, Max: 39.51
Current: 28.18
25.6
39.51
Net Margin % 17.95
Net Margin ranked higher than
84.10% of 415 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 9285.42, Med: 5.09, Min: -3372.16
AMT: 17.95
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 14.3, Med: 16.58, Max: 22.16
Current: 17.95
14.3
22.16
ROE % 24.15
ROE ranked higher than
72.12% of 391 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 288.87, Med: 8.37, Min: -413.61
AMT: 24.15
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.82, Med: 14.09, Max: 24.15
Current: 24.15
7.82
24.15
ROA % 3.91
ROA ranked higher than
52.73% of 421 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 179.11, Med: 3, Min: -294.78
AMT: 3.91
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.84, Med: 3.62, Max: 4.84
Current: 3.91
2.84
4.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 19.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked lower than
50.24% of 418 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 16520.65, Med: 17.16, Min: -4885.96
AMT: 19.55
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 15.48, Med: 18.81, Max: 23.37
Current: 19.55
15.48
23.37
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 16.00
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
85.64% of 383 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 208, Med: 1.7, Min: -100
AMT: 14.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -2.7, Med: 14.6, Max: 103.2
Current: 14.2
-2.7
103.2
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 14.70
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked higher than
69.52% of 351 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 152.5, Med: 4.3, Min: -72.7
AMT: 12.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.8, Med: 13.6, Max: 95.1
Current: 12.9
-0.8
95.1
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 25.20
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked higher than
57.74% of 310 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 158.8, Med: 4, Min: -442.9
AMT: 25.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 12.8, Max: 114.2
Current: 25.2
0
114.2

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Business Description

Industry Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS : 517919    SIC : 4899
Compare TSE:9432 TSE:9984 XTER:DTEA TSE:9437 NAS:TMUS TSE:9434 TSE:9433 SAU:7010 MEX:AMX A LSE:VOD XMAD:TEF XPAR:ORA TSX:BCE HKSE:00728 HKSE:00788 SGX:Z77 ADX:ETISALAT HKSE:00762 OSL:TEL ASX:TLS
Traded in other countries A0T.Germany 0HEU.UK
Address 116 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, USA, 02116
American Tower owns and leases roughly 150,000 cell towers throughout the U.S., Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East. It leases space on its towers to wireless service providers, who install equipment on the towers to support their wireless networks. The company has a very concentrated customer base, with most revenue in each market being generated by just the top few mobile carriers. The company operates more than 40,000 towers in the U.S., which accounted for more than half of the company's total revenue in 2017. Outside the U.S., American Tower's greatest presence is in India and Brazil, where it operates roughly 58,000 and 19,000 towers, respectively. American Tower operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT).

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 69.71
PE Ratio ranked lower than
86.98% of 315 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 650.42, Med: 19.33, Min: 0.01
AMT: 69.71
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 30.31, Med: 55.53, Max: 84.32
Current: 69.71
30.31
84.32
Forward PE Ratio 57.80
Forward P/E ranked lower than
87.20% of 125 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 3333.33, Med: 19.53, Min: 3.45
AMT: 57.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 69.71
PE without NRI ranked lower than
86.86% of 312 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 2901, Med: 19.26, Min: 0.01
AMT: 69.71
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 39.78, Med: 55.79, Max: 127.35
Current: 69.71
39.78
127.35
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 33.97
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
79.62% of 211 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 1790, Med: 17.03, Min: 0.08
AMT: 33.97
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 13.59, Med: 29.94, Max: 45.31
Current: 33.97
13.59
45.31
PB Ratio 17.56
PB Ratio ranked lower than
95.65% of 391 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 387.18, Med: 2.07, Min: 0.07
AMT: 17.56
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.92, Med: 7.19, Max: 17.67
Current: 17.56
2.92
17.67
PS Ratio 12.50
PS Ratio ranked lower than
94.81% of 405 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 653.39, Med: 1.5, Min: 0.02
AMT: 12.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.63, Med: 9.44, Max: 12.57
Current: 12.5
5.63
12.57
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 33.45
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
73.39% of 218 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 826, Med: 16.91, Min: 0.56
AMT: 33.45
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 17.51, Med: 30.23, Max: 41.25
Current: 33.45
17.51
41.25
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 25.09
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
81.61% of 299 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 756.67, Med: 9999, Min: 0.17
AMT: 25.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 12.31, Med: 19.81, Max: 27.23
Current: 25.09
12.31
27.23
EV-to-EBIT 52.30
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
89.19% of 333 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 3021.38, Med: 15.66, Min: 0.52
AMT: 52.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 20.1, Med: 37.45, Max: 52.8
Current: 52.3
20.1
52.8
EV-to-EBITDA 25.72
EV-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
87.09% of 364 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 425.89, Med: 8.29, Min: 0.45
AMT: 25.72
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 12.4, Med: 21.6, Max: 26.5
Current: 25.72
12.4
26.5
EV-to-Revenue 15.19
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
96.15% of 416 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 672.89, Med: 2.06, Min: 0.04
AMT: 15.19
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.9, Med: 12.4, Max: 15.3
Current: 15.19
7.9
15.3
PEG Ratio 4.74
PEG Ratio ranked lower than
66.18% of 136 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 200.8, Med: 2.16, Min: 0.06
AMT: 4.74
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.82, Med: 4, Max: 14.31
Current: 4.74
2.82
14.31
Shiller PE Ratio 115.45
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
96.60% of 147 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 3706.51, Med: 16.05, Min: 0.05
AMT: 115.45
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 82.72, Med: 102.08, Max: 1499.6
Current: 115.45
82.72
1499.6
Current Ratio 0.47
Current Ratio ranked lower than
90.82% of 414 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 435.65, Med: 1.12, Min: 0.02
AMT: 0.47
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.12, Med: 1.04, Max: 8.14
Current: 0.47
0.12
8.14
Quick Ratio 0.47
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
89.13% of 414 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 435.65, Med: 1.04, Min: 0.02
AMT: 0.47
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.12, Med: 1.02, Max: 8.08
Current: 0.47
0.12
8.08
Days Sales Outstanding 22.98
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
81.44% of 404 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 935.64, Med: 54.05, Min: 0.74
AMT: 22.98
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 14.39, Med: 17.56, Max: 28.13
Current: 22.98
14.39
28.13
Days Payable 21.56
Days Payable ranked lower than
88.89% of 378 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 999.95, Med: 96.88, Min: 0.53
AMT: 21.56
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 21.56, Med: 37.7, Max: 224.99
Current: 21.56
21.56
224.99

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 1.56
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
76.34% of 803 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 100, Med: 4.09, Min: 0.01
AMT: 1.56
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.59, Med: 1.69, Max: 2.12
Current: 1.56
0.59
2.12
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.04
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked lower than
66.67% of 357 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 118.5, Med: 0.69, Min: 0.02
AMT: 1.04
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.56, Med: 0.98, Max: 1.28
Current: 1.04
0.56
1.28
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 20.30
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked higher than
86.67% of 195 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 148.1, Med: 3.2, Min: -100
AMT: 20.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0, Max: 26.2
Current: 20.3
0
26.2
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.63
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
77.41% of 757 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 198.67, Med: 3.54, Min: 0.14
AMT: 1.63
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 4.45
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked higher than
65.77% of 780 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 418.14, Med: 4.09, Min: 0.01
AMT: 4.45
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.68, Med: 4.82, Max: 6.04
Current: 4.45
1.68
6.04
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -1.30
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked lower than
57.04% of 270 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 33.8, Med: -1.8, Min: -811.1
AMT: -1.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -54.5, Med: -2.6, Max: 1.3
Current: -1.3
-54.5
1.3

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Projected-FCF 3.04
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
74.69% of 245 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 407, Med: 1.29, Min: 0.05
AMT: 3.04
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.81, Med: 2.33, Max: 4.33
Current: 3.04
1.81
4.33
Price-to-DCF (Earnings Based) 3.03
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) ranked lower than
73.33% of 45 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 60.74, Med: 1.04, Min: 0.12
AMT: 3.03
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.83, Med: 4.71, Max: 6.73
Current: 3.03
1.83
6.73
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.33
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked higher than
50.94% of 371 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 50, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.01
AMT: 1.33
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.08, Med: 0.99, Max: 3.08
Current: 1.33
0.08
3.08
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 5.39
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value ranked lower than
82.02% of 89 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 166.67, Med: 1.57, Min: 0.13
AMT: 5.39
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.86, Med: 4.15, Max: 26.07
Current: 5.39
2.86
26.07
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 1.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked lower than
69.72% of 426 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 192.31, Med: 4.81, Min: -277.78
AMT: 1.91
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.9, Med: 2.7, Max: 5
Current: 1.91
1.9
5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 15.07
Forward Rate of Return ranked higher than
79.63% of 270 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 893.67, Med: 6.98, Min: -384.46
AMT: 15.07
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.6, Med: 16.5, Max: 20.1
Current: 15.07
10.6
20.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 7,511.7
EPS (TTM) $ 3.03
Beta 0.11
Volatility % 16.11
52-Week Range $ 136.5 - 214.52
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 442.02

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 7
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy Y
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy N
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy Y
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y