Total rental and management Gross Margin increased 18.5% to $1,569.0 million. Total selling, general, administrative and development expense was $237.9 million, including approximately $38.3 million of stock-based compensation expense. Adjusted EBITDA increased 19.3% to $1,391.8 million, Core Growth in Adjusted EBITDA was approximately 21.9% and the Adjusted EBITDA Margin was 66%.
AFFO increased 16.6% to $908.4 million, Core Growth in AFFO was approximately 22.1%, and AFFO per Share increased 16.9% to $2.28.
Operating income increased 25.0% to $840.5 million, and net income attributable to American Tower Corporation increased to $501.6 million. Net income attributable to American Tower Corporation per basic and diluted common share increased to $1.27 and $1.26, respectively.
Cash provided by operating activities increased 31.4% to $1,116.5 million.Segment Results Domestic Rental and Management Segment – Domestic rental and management segment revenue increased 12.6% to $1,440.8 million, which represented 68% of total revenue. In addition, domestic rental and management segment Gross Margin increased 14.8% to $1,167.6 million, while domestic rental and management segment Operating Profit increased 15.2% to $1,107.0 million. Domestic rental and management segment Operating Profit Margin was 77%. International Rental and Management Segment – International rental and management segment revenue increased 33.7% to $623.0 million, which represented 30% of total revenue. International rental and management segment pass-through revenues increased 27.2% to $161.2 million. In addition, international rental and management segment Gross Margin increased 30.8% to $401.4 million, while international rental and management segment Operating Profit increased 35.2% to $332.9 million. International rental and management segment Operating Profit Margin was 53% (72%, excluding the impact of $161.2 million of pass-through revenues). Network Development Services Segment – Network development services segment revenue was $43.8 million, which represented 2% of total revenue. Network development services segment Gross Margin was $22.4 million, and network development services segment Operating Profit was $18.0 million. Network development services segment Operating Profit Margin was 41%. Please refer to “Non-GAAP and Defined Financial Measures” on pages 6 and 7 for definitions of Gross Margin, Operating Profit, Operating Profit Margin, Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA Margin, Funds From Operations, Adjusted Funds From Operations, Adjusted Funds From Operations per Share, Core Growth and Net Leverage Ratio. For additional financial information, including reconciliations to GAAP measures, please refer to the unaudited selected financial information on pages 12 through 16.
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