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How to buy American Tower Corporation REIT (AMT) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in American Tower Corporation REIT stocks.

American Tower Corporation REIT is a reit-specialty business based in the US. American Tower Corporation REIT stocks (AMT.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $291.14 – an increase of 4.99% over the previous week. American Tower Corporation REIT employs 6,378 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $9.9 billion.

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American Tower Corporation REIT stock price (NYSE:AMT)

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American Tower Corporation REIT shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-05-19.
Latest market close$244.28
52-week range$218.83 - $299.22
50-day moving average $246.22
200-day moving average $263.11
Wall St. target price$291.00
PE ratio 40.4176
Dividend yield $5.37 (2.43%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $5.77

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Is it a good time to buy American Tower Corporation REIT stock?

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American Tower Corporation REIT price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $244.28 from 2022-05-20

1 week (2022-05-13) 4.99%
1 month (2022-04-21) -8.42%
3 months (2022-02-23) 7.40%
6 months (2021-11-23) -6.76%
1 year (2021-05-21) -2.27%
2 years (2020-05-22) 0.76%
3 years (2019-05-23) 20.38%
5 years (2017-05-23) 89.76%

Is American Tower Corporation REIT under- or over-valued?

Valuing American Tower Corporation REIT stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of American Tower Corporation REIT's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

American Tower Corporation REIT's P/E ratio

American Tower Corporation REIT's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 40x. In other words, American Tower Corporation REIT shares trade at around 40x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

American Tower Corporation REIT's PEG ratio

American Tower Corporation REIT's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.1788. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into American Tower Corporation REIT's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

American Tower Corporation REIT's EBITDA

American Tower Corporation REIT's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $6.1 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a American Tower Corporation REIT's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

American Tower Corporation REIT financials

Revenue TTM $9.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 34.76%
Gross profit TTM $6.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.67%
Return on equity TTM 37.94%
Profit margin 26.72%
Book value $11.75
Market capitalisation $106.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

American Tower Corporation REIT's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like American Tower Corporation REIT.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

American Tower Corporation REIT's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 16.08

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and American Tower Corporation REIT's overall score of 16.08 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 16th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like American Tower Corporation REIT is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

American Tower Corporation REIT's environmental score

Environmental score: 7.31/100

American Tower Corporation REIT's environmental score of 7.31 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that American Tower Corporation REIT is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

American Tower Corporation REIT's social score

Social score: 4.68/100

American Tower Corporation REIT's social score of 4.68 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that American Tower Corporation REIT is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

American Tower Corporation REIT's governance score

Governance score: 3.09/100

American Tower Corporation REIT's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that American Tower Corporation REIT is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

American Tower Corporation REIT share dividends

68%

Dividend payout ratio: 67.92% of net profits

Recently American Tower Corporation REIT has paid out, on average, around 67.92% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.43% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), American Tower Corporation REIT shareholders could enjoy a 2.43% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In American Tower Corporation REIT's case, that would currently equate to about $5.37 per share.

American Tower Corporation REIT's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

American Tower Corporation REIT's most recent dividend payout was on 29 April 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 12 April 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

American Tower Corporation REIT share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, American Tower Corporation REIT's shares have ranged in value from as little as $218.8303 up to $299.2165. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while American Tower Corporation REIT's is 0.483. This would suggest that American Tower Corporation REIT's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

American Tower Corporation REIT overview

American Tower Corporation, one of the largest global REITs, is a leading independent owner, operator and developer of multitenant communications real estate with a portfolio of approximately 219,000 communications sites. For more information about American Tower, please visit the ?Earnings Materials? and ?Investor Presentations? sections of our investor relations website at www. americantower. com. .

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