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
Canonsburg, US
2000 Corporate Dr

Crown Castle Data and Metrics

Crown Castle Financial Metrics

Crown Castle's revenue was reported to be $3.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 7% increase from the previous period.
$, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

3.9 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

357 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

949.2 m

Market capitalization (22-Jun-2017)

36.5 b

Closing share price (22-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

567.6 m
Crown Castle's current market capitalization is $36.5 b.
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3 b3.7 b3.7 b3.9 b

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

238.7 m282.7 m

Operating expense total

2.1 b2.7 b2.4 b3 b


921.8 m993.6 m946.2 m949.2 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

589.6 m573.3 m

Interest income

1.4 m616 k1.9 m796 k

Pre tax profit

292.5 m388.1 m473.8 m373.9 m

Income tax expense

198.6 m(10.6 m)

Net Income

93.9 m398.8 m1.5 b357 m
$, USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


766.1 m112.5 m80.1 m441.4 m223.4 m151.3 m178.8 m567.6 m

Current Assets

892.7 m931.5 m981.2 m1.3 b


8.9 b9.1 b9.6 b9.8 b


4.9 b5.2 b5.5 b5.8 b

Total Assets

20.6 b21.1 b22 b22.7 b

Accounts Payable

145.4 m167.7 m159.6 m188.5 m

Current Liabilities

756.4 m898.9 m855.4 m961.4 m

Common Stock

3.3 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

9.5 b9.5 b9.5 b10.9 b

Retained Earnings

(2.5 b)

Total Equity

6.9 b6.7 b7.1 b7.6 b

Financial Leverage

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

Net Income

93.9 m398.8 m1.5 b357 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

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 b2.4 b2.7 b2.7 b
$, USDY, 2016


1.5 m

Financial Leverage

3 x

Crown Castle Operating Metrics

FY, 2015

Fiber Miles

16 k


40 k

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