Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. 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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