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American Tower Corporation (AMT) Stock: What the Analysts are Saying

American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) has a price-to-earnings ratio that is above its average at 61.07x. and a 36-month beta value of 0.58. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 13 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 4 as “overweight,” 3 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

The average price predicted for American Tower Corporation (AMT) by analysts is $242.47, which is $57.31 above the current market price. The public float for AMT is 464.37M, and at present, short sellers hold a 0.92% of that float. On May 25, 2023, the average trading volume of AMT was 1.97M shares.

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AMT) stock’s latest price update

American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT)’s stock price has soared by 0.23 in relation to previous closing price of 183.39. Nevertheless, the company has seen a loss of -3.78% in its stock price over the last five trading days. Barron’s reported on 11/17/22 that Cell-Tower REITs Could Climb 20%. Here Are 3 to Buy Now.

AMT’s Market Performance

American Tower Corporation (AMT) has seen a -3.78% fall in stock performance for the week, with a -8.25% decline in the past month and a -6.09% plunge in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.77%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 2.56% for AMT. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -5.64% for AMT’s stock, with a -14.88% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

AMT Trading at -7.93% 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 -34.93% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.56%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.77%, as shares sank -10.64% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -9.17% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, AMT fell by -3.80%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -33.46% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $193.70. In addition, American Tower Corporation saw -13.24% 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 DOLAN RAYMOND P, who sale 10,025 shares at the price of $195.00 back on Feb 27. After this action, DOLAN RAYMOND P now owns 17,473 shares of American Tower Corporation, valued at $1,954,875 using the latest closing price.

THOMPSON SAMME L, the Director of American Tower Corporation, sale 1,739 shares at $218.59 during a trade that took place back on Feb 06, which means that THOMPSON SAMME L is holding 22,099 shares at $380,128 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for AMT

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +29.01 for the present operating margin
  • +38.21 for the gross margin

The net margin for American Tower Corporation stands at +16.49. The total capital return value is set at 5.15, while invested capital returns managed to touch 3.56. Equity return is now at value 23.00, with 2.10 for asset returns.

Based on American Tower Corporation (AMT), the company’s capital structure generated 844.36 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 89.41. Total debt to assets is 70.02, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 749.11. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 79.32.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 12.26, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.31. The receivables turnover for the company is 9.70 and the total asset turnover is 0.16.


To sum up, American Tower Corporation (AMT) has seen a bad performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.