Crown Castle owns, operates and leases shared wireless infrastructure that is geographically dispersed throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, including towers and other structures, such as rooftops, and fiber primarily supporting small cell networks. The Company's core business is providing access, including space or capacity, to a shared wireless infrastructure via long-term contracts in various forms, including license, sublease and lease agreements.

Type
Public
HQ
Houston, US
Founded
1994
Size (employees)
2,700 (est)
Crown Castle was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Houston, US
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Key People/Management at Crown Castle

Jay A. Brown

Jay A. Brown

President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert C. Ackerman

Robert C. Ackerman

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Towers and Small Cells
James D. Young

James D. Young

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer – Fiber
Daniel K. Schlanger

Daniel K. Schlanger

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Kenneth J. Simon

Kenneth J. Simon

Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Mike Kavanagh

Mike Kavanagh

Senior Vice President of Sales and Chief Commercial Officer
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Crown Castle Office Locations

Crown Castle has offices in Houston, Boca Raton, Northport, Guntersville and in 75 other locations
Houston, US (HQ)
600 1220 Augusta Dr
Boca Raton, US
2000 6420 Congress Ave
Canonsburg, US
2000 Corporate Dr
Guntersville, US
1 2000 Wyeth Rock Rd
Houston, US
500 1220 Augusta Dr
Memphis, US
6380 E Holmes Rd
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Crown Castle Financials and Metrics

Crown Castle Revenue

Crown Castle's revenue was reported to be $3.92 b in FY, 2016 which is a 7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

1.3 b

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

349 m

Market capitalization (11-Jul-2018)

46 b

Closing share price (11-Jul-2018)

110.9

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

220 m
Crown Castle's current market capitalization is $46 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

3 b3.7 b3.7 b3.9 b

Revenue growth, %

22%(1%)7%

EBIT

921.8 m993.6 m946.2 m949.2 m

EBIT margin, %

30%27%26%24%
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018

Revenue

749 m876 m916.3 m930 m900.5 m899.4 m918.1 m934.4 m962.4 m992 m1 b1 b1.3 b

General and administrative expense

58.5 m64.8 m69.2 m71.4 m79.5 m73.1 m76.7 m97.6 m91.4 m89.9 m100.7 m97.7 m134 m

Operating expense total

526.1 m624.4 m686.2 m679.7 m678 m658.7 m687.3 m722.6 m731.2 m747.8 m759.4 m779.8 m950 m

EBIT

222.8 m251.6 m230.2 m250.3 m244.9 m240.7 m230.8 m211.7 m231.2 m244.3 m256.5 m258.5 m349 m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

223.4 m175.6 m178.8 m567.6 m

Accounts Receivable

249.9 m329.2 m313.3 m373.5 m

Prepaid Expenses

132 m155.1 m133.2 m128.7 m

Current Assets

892.7 m931.5 m981.2 m1.3 b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018

Cash

218.6 m200.5 m227.5 m238.6 m240.2 m338.6 m184.1 m175.7 m202.3 m156.2 m205.2 m199.7 m220 m

Accounts Receivable

292.6 m253.3 m324.6 m254.7 m229 m276.3 m302.7 m306 m

Prepaid Expenses

144.3 m138.4 m143.7 m141.5 m138 m157.1 m153.3 m176 m

Current Assets

999.8 m852.3 m947.7 m978.8 m927.5 m1.1 b1 b820.9 m817.6 m839.7 m916.4 m951.3 m1.1 b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

93.9 m398.8 m525.3 m357 m

Depreciation and Amortization

774.2 m1 b1 b1.1 b

Accounts Payable

28.7 m10.3 m(5.3 m)10.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.2 b1.7 b1.8 b1.8 b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

46.5 m102.8 m35.4 m108 m111.7 m278.3 m382.6 m47.8 m133.9 m232.3 m119.1 m231.3 m114 m

Depreciation and Amortization

195.4 m250.2 m254.2 m254.9 m251.8 m505 m766.6 m277.9 m553.9 m834.7 m288.5 m584.2 m374 m

Accounts Payable

(6.9 m)1.5 m(8.3 m)(9.4 m)(6.7 m)(12.5 m)(29.8 m)(16.9 m)(5 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

453.1 m918.9 m1.3 b437.7 m918.2 m1.3 b446.1 m934.1 m452 m
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

2.5 x
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Crown Castle Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Fiber Miles

16 k16.50 k17 k17 k26.50 k27.50 k29 k

Towers

41.80 k40 k40 k40 k40 k40 k40 k40 k
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Crown Castle Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Lightower Fiber Networks (746)July 18, 2017$7.10 b
CCATT Holdings LLC
CCATT LLC
CCGS Holdings Corp.
CC Holdings GS V LLC
CCS & E LLC
CC Sunesys Fiber Networks LLC
CCT2 Holdings LLC
CCTM1 LLC
CCTM Holdings LLC
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Crown Castle Revenue Breakdown

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Crown Castle revenue breakdown by business segment: 12.4% from Small Cells and 87.6% from Towers

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Crown Castle Online and Social Media Presence

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Crown Castle News and Updates

BRIEF-AT&T And Crown Castle Expand Strategic Relationship

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Crown Castle Company Life and Culture

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