Crown Castle International Rises On Unusually High Volume (CCI)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Crown Castle International (NYSE: CCI) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 3.8 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.2 times its average daily volume and trading up $1.34 (+2%) at $68 as of 3:31 p.m. ET.

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Crown Castle International has a market cap of $19.95 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 5.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Crown Castle International Corp., together with is subsidiaries, owns, operates, and leases shared wireless infrastructure primarily in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Australia. The company has a P/E ratio of 106.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Crown Castle International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally higher debt management risk and premium valuation. You can view the full Crown Castle International Ratings Report.

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