Clear Channel Outdoor

As the global leader of outdoor advertising, Clear Channel Outdoor empowers advertisers with the ability to reach consumers on the move like no one else can.

Clear Channel Outdoor is one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies with more than 675,000 displays reaching more than half a billion people in more than 40 countries on five continents each month. 
We help advertisers create inspiring out-of-home campaigns via traditional and digital display formats in roadside, urban, transit and airport environments, on street furniture and at retail near point of sale. 

In the U.S., Clear Channel Outdoor operates in 43 of the top 50 U.S. markets and has a growing digital outdoor network now surpassing 1,110 displays. We enable brands to engage with people when they are out and about, and are pioneering the integration of out-of-home with mobile and social media to turn awareness and inspiration into engagement and purchase.

New York, US
Size (employees)
5,800 (est)-3%
Clear Channel Outdoor was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in New York, US

Clear Channel Outdoor Office Locations

Clear Channel Outdoor has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
99 Park Ave

Clear Channel Outdoor Metrics

Clear Channel Outdoor Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$2.7 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$164.4 m

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

$1.9 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$542 m
Clear Channel Outdoor's current market capitalization is $1.9 b.
Clear Channel Outdoor's revenue was reported to be $2.7 b in FY, 2016 which is a 4% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$2.9 b$3 b$2.8 b$2.7 b

Revenue growth, %



$292.2 m$278.7 m$261.3 m$250.9 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

$37 m$45.7 m$37.4 m$147.4 m

Net Income

($24.3 m)$17.1 m($71.3 m)$164.4 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$314.5 m$186.2 m$412.7 m$542 m

Accounts Receivable


Current Assets

$1.2 b$1.1 b$1.6 b$1.3 b


$850.1 m$817.1 m$758.6 m$696.3 m

Total Assets

$6.8 b$6.4 b$6.4 b$5.7 b

Accounts Payable

$85.9 m$75.9 m$100.2 m$86.9 m

Dividends Payable

$217 m

Total Debt

$4.9 b$4.9 b$5.2 b$5.1 b

Current Liabilities

$773.6 m$717.8 m$920.6 m$641.7 m

Common Stock

$3.6 m$3.6 m$467 k$479 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

$4.3 b$4.2 b$4 b$3.4 b

Retained Earnings

($4.2 b)($4.2 b)($4.3 b)($4.1 b)

Total Equity

$160.1 m($140.9 m)($569.7 m)($932.8 m)

Debt to Equity Ratio

30.8 x-35 x-9.1 x-5.5 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.7 x0.8 x0.8 x0.9 x

Financial Leverage

42.2 x-45.1 x-11.2 x-6.1 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

($24.3 m)$17.1 m($71.3 m)$164.4 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$403.2 m$406.2 m$376 m$344.1 m

Accounts Receivable

$43.4 m($39 m)($57 m)$30.3 m


Accounts Payable

($10.4 m)($4.5 m)$30.6 m($3.8 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

$414.6 m$348.4 m$298.9 m$310.3 m

Purchases of PP&E

($206.2 m)($231.2 m)($218.3 m)($229.8 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($177.7 m)($206.4 m)($257.7 m)$551.5 m

Long-term Borrowings

($6.6 m)($48 k)($56 k)($2.3 m)

Dividends Paid

($200 m)($175 m)($755.5 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

($484.4 m)($261.3 m)$199.1 m($726.5 m)

Interest Paid

$346.8 m$347.8 m$356 m$368.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

$46.3 m$43.3 m$43.8 m$40.2 m

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