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American Tower (amt) Stock Research

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Company Description: American Tower Corporation owns and operates wireless and broadcast communication tower sites in North America and Brazil.

American Tower Corporation is a publicly held company (NYSE: AMT) that is a leading owner and operator of wireless and broadcast communications sites around the world. The company was formed in 1995 as a unit of American Radio Systems, and was spun off from that company in 1998 when that company merged with CBS Corporation.[3] Today American Tower owns and operates over 30,000 sites in the United States, Mexico, Brazil and India. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, American Tower has local offices nationwide.

In 2005, American Tower merged with SpectraSite Communications, Inc., expanding its global portfolio to over 22,000 owned communications sites including over 21,000 wireless towers, 400 broadcast towers and 100 in-building DAS (Distributed Antenna System) sites. The merger further established American Tower’s position as one of the largest tower owner and operators in North America. Update

Market Research Update

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Industry Sub Sector: . American Tower is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks. The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases American Tower's profits.

Market Challenges: Wireless data demands are increasing at a much faster rate than the construction of additional towers to cope with the increased demand. Opportunities: Growing need for data exchange in today's data driven world Solutions: Building, acquiring, and improving current sites

Strategy Analysis Update

American Tower's business strategy is to keep things simple. Clearly-defined strategies lower business risks by staying within their areas of expertise. American Tower possesses significant barriers to entry that slows competitive threats and increases profits. American Tower's strategy is to accomplish clear, attainable, and challenging goals. This focus increases company value and long-term investor returns. American Tower's strategy is to continuously improve. This helps to fend against competitive threats and increases shareholder returns.

Strategy: American Tower targets customers who have very specific needs and with solutions that are difficult to replicate. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

American Tower has consistent operating results. This lowers the risk that American Tower will suddenly have difficulty and it increases investor confidence in the value they place on each share.

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