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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.

TypePublic
Founded1994
HQHouston, US
Websitecrowncastle.com
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2018)4,500
Job Openings304
Revenue (FY, 2018)$5.4 B(+25%)
Share Price (Mar 2019)$125.5

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, Virginia Beach, Ogden, Salt Lake City and in 75 other locations
Houston, US (HQ)
1220 Augusta Dr #600
Albany, US
Albany, NY, USA
Alpharetta, US
Alpharetta, GA, USA
Altoona, US
Altoona, PA, USA
Anaheim, US
Anaheim, CA, USA
Atlanta, US
Atlanta, GA, USA
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Crown Castle Financials and Metrics

Crown Castle Revenue

Crown Castle's revenue was reported to be $5.42 b in FY, 2018
USD

Revenue (FY, 2018)

5.4b

Net income (FY, 2018)

671.0m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

1.4b

Market capitalization (22-Mar-2019)

52.2b

Closing stock price (22-Mar-2019)

125.5

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

277.0m
Crown Castle's current market capitalization is $52.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

3.0b3.7b3.7b3.9b4.4b5.4b

Revenue growth, %

22%(1%)7%

General and administrative expense

310.9m371.0m426.7m563.0m

Operating expense total

2.7b3.0b3.3b4.0b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

223.4m175.6m178.8m567.6m314.1m277.0m

Accounts Receivable

249.9m329.2m313.3m373.5m

Prepaid Expenses

132.0m155.1m133.2m128.7m

Current Assets

892.7m931.5m981.2m1.3b1.1b1.2b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

218.6m200.5m227.5m238.6m240.2m338.6m184.1m175.7m202.3m156.2m205.2m199.7m6.7b220.0m206.0m323.0m

Accounts Receivable

292.6m253.3m324.6m254.7m229.0m276.3m302.7m306.0m

Prepaid Expenses

144.3m138.4m143.7m141.5m138.0m157.1m153.3m176.0m

Current Assets

999.8m852.3m947.7m978.8m927.5m1.1b1.0b820.9m817.6m839.7m916.4m951.3m7.5b1.1b1.2b1.2b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

93.9m398.8m525.3m357.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

774.2m1.0b1.0b1.1b1.2b1.5b

Accounts Payable

28.7m10.3m(5.3m)10.6m(34.1m)37.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.2b1.7b1.8b1.8b2.0b2.5b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

116.6m102.8m138.2m246.2m111.7m278.3m382.6m47.8m133.9m232.3m119.1m231.3m346.4m114.0m294.0m458.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

572.5m250.2m504.4m759.3m251.8m505.0m766.6m277.9m553.9m834.7m288.5m584.2m880.2m374.0m753.0m1.1b

Accounts Payable

8.3m(10.6m)(19.9m)27.0m(6.9m)1.5m(8.3m)(9.4m)(6.7m)(12.5m)(29.8m)(16.9m)(28.6m)(5.0m)3.0m31.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

838.9m362.3m763.7m1.2b453.1m918.9m1.3b437.7m918.2m1.3b446.1m934.1m1.4b452.0m1.1b1.8b
USDY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

1.2m

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Crown Castle Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018

Fiber Miles

16 k16.50 k17 k17 k26.50 k27.50 k29 k32 k60 k60 k

Towers

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

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Lightower Fiber NetworksJuly 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 News and Updates

Crown Castle Declares Quarterly Common Stock Dividend

HOUSTON, Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) ("Crown Castle") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $1.125 per common share.  The quarterly dividend will be payable on March 29, 2019 to common stockholders o…

Crown Castle Announces Proposed Offering of Senior Notes

HOUSTON, Jan. 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) ("Crown Castle") announced today that it is commencing a public offering of senior notes due 2029 and senior notes due 2049, in each case subject to market and other conditions.  The notes will be issued by Cro…

Crown Castle Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results, Raises Outlook for Full Year 2019

HOUSTON, Jan. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) ("Crown Castle") today reported results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2018.

Crown Castle Announces Fourth Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

HOUSTON, Jan. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) ("Crown Castle") announced today that it plans to release its fourth quarter 2018 results on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, after the market closes. In conjunction with the release, Crown Castle has scheduled a c…

Crown Castle to Present at the Citi 2019 Global Technology, Media and Telecom West Conference

HOUSTON, Dec. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) ("Crown Castle") announced today that Dan Schlanger, Crown Castle’s Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to present on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 4:15 p.m. Eastern Time at the Citi 2019 Global Technology, Med…

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Crown Castle Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Crown Castle founded?

    Crown Castle was founded in 1994.

  • Who are Crown Castle key executives?

    Crown Castle's key executives are Jay A. Brown, Robert C. Ackerman and James D. Young.

  • How many employees does Crown Castle have?

    Crown Castle has 4,500 employees.

  • What is Crown Castle revenue?

    Latest Crown Castle annual revenue is $5.4 b.

  • What is Crown Castle revenue per employee?

    Latest Crown Castle revenue per employee is $1.2 m.

  • Who are Crown Castle competitors?

    Competitors of Crown Castle include Michael Kors, Md7 and Helios Towers Africa.

  • Where is Crown Castle headquarters?

    Crown Castle headquarters is located at 1220 Augusta Dr #600, Houston.

  • Where are Crown Castle offices?

    Crown Castle has offices in Houston, Virginia Beach, Ogden, Salt Lake City and in 75 other locations.

  • How many offices does Crown Castle have?

    Crown Castle has 81 offices.