Crown Castle

Founded in 1994, Crown Castle provides wireless carriers with the infrastructure they need to keep people connected and businesses running. With approximately 40,000 towers and 15,000 small cell nodes supported by approximately 16,000 miles of fiber, Crown Castle is the nation’s largest provider of shared wireless infrastructure with a significant presence in the top 100 US markets.

Company Growth (employees)
Houston, US
Size (employees)
2,700 (est)
Crown Castle was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Houston, US

Crown Castle Office Locations

Crown Castle has offices in Houston, Charlotte, Richmond, Fairfax and in 67 other locations
Houston, US (HQ)
600 1220 Augusta Dr

Crown Castle Metrics

Crown Castle Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$3.9 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$357 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$32.9 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$567.6 m
Crown Castle's current market capitalization is $32.9 b.
Crown Castle's revenue was reported to be $3.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 7% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$3 b$3.7 b$3.7 b$3.9 b

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

$238.7 m$282.7 m

Operating expense total

$2.1 b$2.7 b$2.4 b$3 b


$921.8 m$993.6 m$946.2 m$949.2 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$589.6 m$573.3 m

Interest income

$1.4 m$616 k$1.9 m$796 k

Pre tax profit

$292.5 m$388.1 m$473.8 m$373.9 m

Income tax expense

$198.6 m($10.6 m)

Net Income

$93.9 m$398.8 m$1.5 b$357 m
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$766.1 m$112.5 m$80.1 m$441.4 m$223.4 m$151.3 m$178.8 m$567.6 m

Accounts Receivable


Current Assets

$892.7 m$931.5 m$981.2 m$1.3 b


$8.9 b$9.1 b$9.6 b$9.8 b


$4.9 b$5.2 b$5.5 b$5.8 b

Total Assets

$20.6 b$21.1 b$22 b$22.7 b

Accounts Payable

$145.4 m$167.7 m$159.6 m$188.5 m

Current Liabilities

$756.4 m$898.9 m$855.4 m$961.4 m

Common Stock

$3.3 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$9.5 b$9.5 b$9.5 b$10.9 b

Retained Earnings

($2.5 b)

Total Equity

$6.9 b$6.7 b$7.1 b$7.6 b

Financial Leverage

3 x3.1 x3.1 x3 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$93.9 m$398.8 m$1.5 b$357 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$774.2 m$1 b$1 b$1.1 b

Accounts Receivable


Accounts Payable

$28.7 m$10.3 m($5.3 m)$10.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$1.2 b$1.7 b$1.8 b$1.8 b

Capital Expenditures

($567.8 m)($780.1 m)($908.9 m)($873.9 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($5.5 b)($1.2 b)($2 b)($1.4 b)

Dividends Paid

($44 m)($44 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

$4.1 b($463 m)($935.5 m)($96.3 m)

Free Cash Flow

$1.8 b$2.4 b$2.7 b$2.7 b

Crown Castle Operating Metrics

FY, 2015

Fiber Miles

16 kA


40 k

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