American Tower Reaches New 52-Week High (AMT)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- American Tower (NYSE: AMT) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $79.96, above its previous 52-week high of $79.49 with 85,662 shares traded as of 9:36 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

American Tower has a market cap of $31.33 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 2.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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 44.8, 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 no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full American Tower Ratings Report.

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