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American Tower Corporation (AMT) and the Battle of Fundamentals vs. Technicals

American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) went up by 2.09% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $303.72. The company’s stock price has collected 7.47% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 11/15/21 that American Tower to Acquire Data Center Manager CoreSite in $10.1 Billion Deal

Is It Worth Investing in American Tower Corporation (NYSE :AMT) Right Now?

American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 43.60 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for AMT is at 0.51. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 12 analysts out of 21 who provided ratings for American Tower Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 6 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $291.22, which is $34.21 above the current price. AMT currently public float of 454.72M and currently shorts hold a 0.97% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of AMT was 2.10M shares.

AMT’s Market Performance

AMT stocks went up by 7.47% for the week, with a monthly jump of 3.16% and a quarterly performance of 5.15%, while its annual performance rate touched -5.48%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.66% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.27% for American Tower Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -0.47% for AMT stocks with a simple moving average of -2.84% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of AMT

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for AMT stocks, with JP Morgan repeating the rating for AMT by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for AMT in the upcoming period, according to JP Morgan is $285 based on the research report published on June 21st of the current year 2022.

BofA Securities, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see AMT reach a price target of $315. The rating they have provided for AMT stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on June 06th, 2022.

Goldman gave a rating of “Neutral” to AMT, setting the target price at $281 in the report published on January 11th of the current year.

AMT Trading at 1.19% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought AMT to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -17.03% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.27%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.66%, as shares surge +1.04% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -5.41% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, AMT rose by +7.47%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -16.56% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $253.33. In addition, American Tower Corporation saw -13.84% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at AMT starting from HORMATS ROBERT D, who sale 200 shares at the price of $235.40 back on Jun 15. After this action, HORMATS ROBERT D now owns 6,721 shares of American Tower Corporation, valued at $47,080 using the latest closing price.

HORMATS ROBERT D, the Director of American Tower Corporation, sale 200 shares at $256.13 during a trade that took place back on Jun 01, which means that HORMATS ROBERT D is holding 6,921 shares at $51,226 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for AMT

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +37.81 for the present operating margin
  • +46.41 for the gross margin

The net margin for American Tower Corporation stands at +27.44. Equity return is now at value 48.80, with 4.10 for asset returns.

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