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Last close prices updated as of Feb 07, 2023, 7:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 219.47
  • Sector Real Estate
  • Industry REIT - Specialty
  • Investment Style Large Growth
  • Day Range 215.80  –  220.21
  • Year Range 178.17  –  282.47
  • Market Cap 102.1865 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 1.8 Mil /  1.8 Mil
  • Price / Sales 9.67
  • Price / Book 16.27
  • Forward Div Yield 2.84%
  • Trailing Div Yield 2.67%

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American Tower and Brookfield Mull Cellnex Takeover; Shares Up 8%; Maintaining EUR 52 FVE

Javier Correonero Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

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Narrow-moat Cellnex shares are up 8% at the time of the writing given news reported by El Confidencial about a potential takeover offer from American Tower and Brookfield. The two firms have reportedly hired Morgan Stanley to evaluate an offer. We are not surprised by this announcement given several U.S. firms and private equity funds have been laying their hands on European infrastructure in the past two years. American Tower already acquired 30,000 sites from Telefonica in early 2021 in Spain, Germany, and Latin America, in a EUR 7.7 billion deal. Brookfield acquired a stake in Telia’s towers in Sweden, Norway, and Finland during 2022, as well as a 51% stake (together with DigitalBridge) in Deutsche Telekom’s 40,000 towers in Germany and Austria. Other U.S. private equity funds like KKR and Global Infrastructure Partners are currently participating in the acquisition and delisting of Vantage Towers, Vodafone’s tower division, a deal that was announced in November 2022. We maintain our EUR 52 fair value estimate for Cellnex.

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Business Description

American Tower owns and operates more than 220,000 cell towers throughout the U.S., Asia, Latin America, Europe, and Africa. It also owns and/or operates 25 data centers in eight U.S. markets after acquiring CoreSite. On its towers, 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 its total revenue in 2021. Outside the U.S., American Tower’s greatest presence is in India and Brazil, where it operates roughly 75,000 and 19,000 towers, respectively. American Tower operates as a real estate investment trust.

116 Huntington Avenue, 11th Floor
Boston, MA, 02116
Industry REIT - Specialty
Employees 6,378

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FAQs for American Tower Corp Stock

Yes. AMT has a forward dividend yield of 2.83%. See AMT’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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AMT’s market cap is 102.19 Bil.
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AMT’s stock style is Large Growth.
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AMT’s price/sales is 9.72.
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AMT’s price/forward earnings is 50.25.
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AMT’s price/book is 16.27.
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AMT’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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