American Tower Corp Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  239.06
 Dividend  4.83
 Earnings  5.77
 Cash-flow  8.76
 Book value  9.23
 Equity  10.32

American Tower Corp is part of Real Estate Investment Trusts business, which is part of Financials industry. American Tower Corp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

American Tower Corp paid a total dividend of 2,140 million USD last year, for a market value of 105,904 millions (Market Cap 105,289 millions). Dividend per share of American Tower Corp is 4.83 USD, and his stock market price 239.06 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, American Tower Corp has a dividend yield of 2.02%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare American Tower Corp dividend yield with other Real Estate Investment Trusts companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of American Tower Corp

American Tower Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of American Tower Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 4.83 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.02%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). American Tower Corp payout on ernings is currently 83.71%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.17% and 41.32% respectively. Both figures show that American Tower Corp can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of American Tower Corp is USD 8.76 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.83, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of American Tower Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Real Estate Investment Trusts sector companies.

American Tower Corp payout

American Tower Corp Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present2.02%4.8383.71%443
20202.16%4.8580.17%443
20191.76%4.0475.23%442
20181.99%3.1572.41%442
20171.96%2.8076.71%425
20162.15%2.2080.00%423
20151.85%1.8464.11%423

*In millions

American Tower Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth American Tower Corp showed a return of 10.60% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.05% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 9.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Real Estate Investment Trusts firms.

American Tower Corp stock and market return