Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI) Is Back On Track?

Collins Robert Sean, Vice President and Controller, subtracted 1,200 shares of Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI) from its portfolio at the rate of $125.19 per share valuing $150,223 on May 21. The insider left behind 1,616 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI) was $132.55. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $133.63, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $134.71. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $131.74 and a 2nd Support Level at $130.93. Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI) stock has lost -$2.50, or -1.85%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $6.25, or 4.95%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $7.54, or 6.03%. This year-to-date, Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI) shares have gained $23.92, or 22.02%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI) stock, 40% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

With 415,741 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $56,162,448K. Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI) generates $5,423 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $671,000 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 31.15%, a 3-Year Total Return of 40.40%, and a 5-year Total Return of 79.05%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $1.125 per share on 06/13/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 3.31%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 4.50.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI) reported earnings of $0.44 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.40 per share, representing a 0.04 difference and 8.88% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.44 represented a 0 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.44 per share, which was a 0.09% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $1.37 per share. This estimate came from a total of 6 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $1.39 and the low estimate was $1.32. In the year-ago quarter, Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI) generated per-share earnings of $1.31. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +4.58% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 9 purchases (28,863 shares in total) and 3 sale (5,338 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 56 insider buys amounting to 324,198 shares and 17 insider sales amounting to 122,284 shares. In the past full year, 67 insider purchases were made (involving 351,141 shares) and 25 insider sell-offs equivalent to 139,151 shares.

Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 138.62, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 58.09, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 50.86. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 137.73 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 57.72.