How to buy Crown Castle International CorpREIT shares

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Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI) is a leading reit-specialty business based in the US. Crown Castle International CorpREIT is listed on the NYSE and employs 5,100 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Crown Castle International CorpREIT

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: CCI in this case.
  5. Research Crown Castle International CorpREIT shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Crown Castle International CorpREIT shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

Crown Castle International CorpREIT share price

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Crown Castle International CorpREIT shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-23.
52-week range$111.5858 - $177.1312
50-day moving average $156.0358
200-day moving average $162.5845
Wall St. target price$175.18
PE ratio 99.325
Dividend yield $5.32 (3.35%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.6
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Fineco
£2.95
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0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
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Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
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Interactive Investor
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From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Crown Castle International CorpREIT stock?

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Is Crown Castle International CorpREIT under- or over-valued?

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

Crown Castle International CorpREIT's P/E ratio

Crown Castle International CorpREIT's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 99x. In other words, Crown Castle International CorpREIT shares trade at around 99x 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.

Crown Castle International CorpREIT's PEG ratio

Crown Castle International CorpREIT's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.072. 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 Crown Castle International CorpREIT's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Crown Castle International CorpREIT's EBITDA

Crown Castle International CorpREIT's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $3.1 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Crown Castle International CorpREIT's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Crown Castle International CorpREIT financials

Revenue TTM $5.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 27.51%
Gross profit TTM $3.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.57%
Return on equity TTM 7.26%
Profit margin 13.1%
Book value $22.046
Market capitalisation $68.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Crown Castle International CorpREIT shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "CCI.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 4.0 million Crown Castle International CorpREIT shares held short by investors – that's known as Crown Castle International CorpREIT's "short interest". This figure is 11.2% up from 3.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Crown Castle International CorpREIT shares can be evaluated.

Crown Castle International CorpREIT's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Crown Castle International CorpREIT's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Crown Castle International CorpREIT shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Crown Castle International CorpREIT shares traded daily (recently around 2.6 million). Crown Castle International CorpREIT's SIR currently stands at 1.55. In other words for every 100,000 Crown Castle International CorpREIT shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1550 shares are currently held short.

However Crown Castle International CorpREIT's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Crown Castle International CorpREIT shares, or, against the total number of tradable Crown Castle International CorpREIT shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Crown Castle International CorpREIT's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Crown Castle International CorpREIT shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0106% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Crown Castle International CorpREIT shares, roughly 11 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Crown Castle International CorpREIT.

Find out more about how you can short Crown Castle International CorpREIT stock.

Crown Castle International CorpREIT'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 Crown Castle International CorpREIT.

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

Crown Castle International CorpREIT's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 19.73

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Crown Castle International CorpREIT's overall score of 19.73 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 20th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Crown Castle International CorpREIT 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.).

Crown Castle International CorpREIT's environmental score

Environmental score: 5.98/100

Crown Castle International CorpREIT's environmental score of 5.98 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Crown Castle International CorpREIT is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Crown Castle International CorpREIT's social score

Social score: 3.95/100

Crown Castle International CorpREIT's social score of 3.95 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Crown Castle International CorpREIT is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Crown Castle International CorpREIT's governance score

Governance score: 2.8/100

Crown Castle International CorpREIT's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Crown Castle International CorpREIT is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 19.73
Total ESG percentile 20.08
Environmental score 5.98
Environmental score percentile 1
Social score 3.95
Social score percentile 1
Governance score 2.8
Governance score percentile 1

Crown Castle International CorpREIT share dividends

94%

Dividend payout ratio: 93.73% of net profits

Recently Crown Castle International CorpREIT has paid out, on average, around 93.73% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.35% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Crown Castle International CorpREIT shareholders could enjoy a 3.35% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Crown Castle International CorpREIT's case, that would currently equate to about $5.32 per share.

Crown Castle International CorpREIT'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.

Crown Castle International CorpREIT's most recent dividend payout was on 31 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 14 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Crown Castle International CorpREIT share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Crown Castle International CorpREIT's shares have ranged in value from as little as $111.5858 up to $177.1312. 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 Crown Castle International CorpREIT's is 0.3088. This would suggest that Crown Castle International CorpREIT's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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Crown Castle International CorpREIT overview

Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and approximately 80,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions across every major U.S. market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service - bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them.

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