1. As of noon trading, SBA Communications ( SBAC) is up $2.43 (3.6%) to $70.18 on heavy volume Thus far, 2.0 million shares of SBA Communications exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $68.09-$70.46 after having opened the day at $68.09 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $67.75.

SBA Communications Corporation owns and operates wireless communications towers primarily in the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama. SBA Communications has a market cap of $8.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 4.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate SBA Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates SBA Communications as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full SBA Communications Ratings Report now.

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