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How to buy Crown Castle (CCI) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Crown Castle shares.

Crown Castle (CCI) is a leading reit - specialty business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$117.36 after a previous close of US$117.09. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD117.01 to a high of USD119.12. The latest price was USD117.64 (25 minute delay). Crown Castle is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Crown Castle

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a company listed in the US from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. Look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, which will typically include your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Crown Castle. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: CCI. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment that matches your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Crown Castle reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying using consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$117.09, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Crown Castle, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Crown Castle. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights.

Crown Castle stock price (NYSE:CCI)

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Crown Castle shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-12-07.
Previous closeUS$117.09
Change US$0.55
Change % 0.4697%
Volume 3,778,615
Information last updated 2023-12-05.
52-week rangeUS$84.72 - US$147.6645
50-day moving average US$96.1792
200-day moving average US$111.1301
Target priceUS$103.13
PE ratio 33.081
Dividend yield US$6.26 (5.28%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$3.58

Crown Castle share growth calculator


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Crown Castle price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $117.64

1 week (2023-11-30) 0.31%
1 month (2023-11-07) 21.83%
3 months (2023-09-07) 17.56%
6 months (2023-06-07) 2.38%
1 year (2022-12-07) -15.20%
2 years (2021-12-07) -38.78%
3 years (2020-12-08) -27.08%
5 years (2018-12-07) 1.62%

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Is it a good time to buy Crown Castle stock?

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Is Crown Castle under- or over-valued?

Valuing Crown Castle stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Crown Castle's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Crown Castle's P/E ratio

Crown Castle's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 33x. In other words, Crown Castle shares trade at around 33x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Crown Castle's PEG ratio

Crown Castle's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.9055. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Crown Castle's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Crown Castle's EBITDA

Crown Castle's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$4.2 billion (£3.3 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Crown Castle's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure stock profitability.

Crown Castle share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Crown Castle's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$84.72 up to US$147.6645. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CCI.US volatility(beta: 0.76)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Crown Castle's is 0.763. This would suggest that Crown Castle's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Crown Castle financials

Revenue TTM US$7.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 33.95%
Gross profit TTM US$4.9 billion
Return on assets TTM 4.04%
Return on equity TTM 21.65%
Profit margin 21.96%
Book value 15.366
Market capitalisation US$51.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Crown Castle share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 1.75% of net profits

Recently Crown Castle has paid out, on average, around 1.75% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.28% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Crown Castle shareholders could enjoy a 5.28% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Crown Castle's case, that would currently equate to about $6.26 per share.

While Crown Castle's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Crown Castle is investing more in its future growth.

Crown Castle's most recent dividend payout was on 29 December 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 14 December 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

Crown Castle's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Crown Castle.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Crown Castle's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 19.73

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Crown Castle's overall score of 19.73 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 20th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Crown Castle is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Crown Castle's environmental score

Environmental score: 5.98/100

Crown Castle's environmental score of 5.98 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Crown Castle is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Crown Castle's social score

Social score: 3.95/100

Crown Castle's social score of 3.95 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Crown Castle is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Crown Castle's governance score

Governance score: 2.8/100

Crown Castle's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Crown Castle is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Crown Castle was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 19.73
Total ESG percentile 20.08
Environmental score 5.98
Environmental score percentile 1
Social score 3.95
Social score percentile 1
Governance score 2.8
Governance score percentile 1

Crown Castle overview

Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and approximately 85,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions across every major U.S. market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service - bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them.

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