ValuEngine Upgrades Crown Castle International (CCI) to Buy

Sunday, 29 Apr, 2018

Natixis who had been investing in Crown Castle Intl Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $43.49 billion market cap company.

Shares of NYSE:CCI traded down $3.79 on Friday, hitting $101.31. This information shouldn't be overlooked due to the greatly float size in the stock of 437.56M shares. With $125.0 highest and $107.0 lowest PT, Crown Castle has $116.38 average PT or 11.16% above the current ($104.7) price.

Crown Castle International (NYSE:CCI) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, April 18th. It has outperformed by 6.23% the S&P500.

According to Finviz reported data, The SMA20 of the stock is at -1.14 percent, SMA50 is -2.59 percent, while SMA200 is -1.18 percent. A month ago, they told us to expect earnings of US$0.28 per share while three months ago their EPS consensus estimate was US$0.27. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. The positive are 75%. The stock now has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of $114.75. CCI was included in 12 notes of analysts from October 31, 2017. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Wednesday, July 12 with "Hold". The stock of JD.com, Inc. On Friday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". Net profit margin of the company was recorded at 9.5 percent, operating profit margin was 22.3 percent, while gross profit margin stands at 64.8 percent. Zacks has "Hold" rating and $29 target.

A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Friday, May 5 by JMP Securities. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.53% whereas Month Volatility is at 2.36%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 15th. MOUTON KENT Y had sold 24,350 shares worth $410,785 on Thursday, March 15.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q4. Its up 1.73, from 1.62 in 2017Q3. Now the institutional investor is holding 7.37 million shares, compared to the 8.33 million from the previous quarter. Roosevelt Inv Gp Inc has 149,121 shares. Gluskin Sheff And has 0.35% invested in Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. Analysts mean recommendation for the stock is 2.10. Tower Research Capital Limited Liability (Trc) owns 200 shares. (NYSE:REIT). Schroder Mgmt accumulated 0% or 909 shs. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 0.05% or 73,687 shares. CCI institutional ownership is held at 94.3% while insider ownership was 0.4%. Baldwin Brothers Ma stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:KW) for 592,085 shares. The company has its outstanding shares of 430.87M. 405.24 million shares or 0.97% more from 401.33 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Heartland Advisors owns 1.64% invested in Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. Comerica Secs stated it has 6,550 shares. Raymond James Financial Serv owns 146,625 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio.

Since February 21, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $2.03 million activity. Connable Office holds 0.64% of its portfolio in Crown Castle International Corp. The insider DeAngelis Robert A sold $527,750.

Big Money Sentiment decreased to 1.24 in Q4 2017. The company has a market capitalization of $32.04 billion, a PE ratio of 98.46 and a beta of 0.27. It dropped, as 43 investors sold CCI shares while 214 reduced holdings. 84 funds amassed holdings and 235 increased holdings. The investment managers in our partner's database now own: 368.81 million shares, down from 377.71 million shares in 2017Q3.

Further, 0.40% shares of Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:REIT). Gateway Advisory accumulated 16,410 shares or 0.5% of the stock. On Monday, April 23 RBC Capital Markets maintained Crown Castle International Corp. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.11 EPS. equities analysts forecast that Crown Castle International will post 5.26 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (NYSE:REIT) was sold by Simon Kenneth Jay. Pittenger And Anderson Inc, a Nebraska-based fund reported 100 shares. Lvw Advsrs Lc owns 9,977 shares or 0.32% of their U.S. portfolio. Millennium Mgmt, New York-based fund reported 1.27 million shs. Old Natl Bank In holds 0.59% in Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:REIT). Salient Trust Lta accumulated 93,426 shares or 1.16% of the stock. Spectrum Management Grp holds 1,239 shares. Oppenheimer maintained Crown Castle International Corp.

Trading volume, or volume, is the number of shares or contracts that point towards the full activity of a security or stock market for a given period. Carroll Fincl Assocs Inc holds 0.01% in Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:REIT) for 41,248 shares. (NYSE:REIT) or 5,706 shares. Company insiders own 0.36% of the company's stock. Omeros Corp (NASDAQ:OMER) was raised too. Therefore 29% are positive. Guggenheim reissued a "buy" rating and set a $115.00 target price on shares of Crown Castle International in a research report on Friday, January 26th. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Overweight" on Monday, March 5. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy" on Thursday, June 8. Stifel Nicolaus initiated it with "Buy" rating and $90 target in Wednesday, August 26 report. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of CCI in report on Tuesday, July 18 with "Buy" rating.