American Tower Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (AMT)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for American Tower (NYSE: AMT) is tomorrow, December 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 24 cents per share. At a price of $76.29 as of 2:40 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.3%.

The average volume for American Tower has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Tower has a market cap of $29.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 25.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

American Tower Corporation, a real estate investment trust, operates as a wireless and broadcast communications infrastructure company. It develops, owns, and operates communications sites. The company has a P/E ratio of 42.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates American Tower as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full American Tower Ratings Report.

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