Why American Tower Is Poised to Pop
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, wireless communication tower operator has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at American Tower and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Diversified communication services
Chairman/CEO James Taiclet Jr.
CFO Thomas Bartlett
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$368.6 million / $8.8 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 92% of the 1,117 members who have rated American Tower believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Paradigm shift toward mobile data consumption is still in its early stages. [American Tower] is best-positioned among its peers in the international market, where much of the growth in this area is yet to come. Best-of-breed financials, high cash flow visibility, and has a growing market opportunity.
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