SBA Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:SBAC)
June 12th, 2019
Amidst falling markets SBA Communications Corporation rose $3.58 Wednesday, up 1.60%, closing at $226.85. Furthermore it hit a new 52 week high of $227.00. Be aware that the Altman Z-Score1 (An indicator of the probability for a 2-year bankruptcy) is below the recommended threshold of 1.8%, and calculated to be 0.69.
SBAC outperformed the rest of the Real Estate sector which went up 0.26% today.
SBA Communications Corporation is listed on the S&P 500 index, and was one of 234 stocks that increased today. Weighted by market cap, SBAC represents about 0.10% of the S&P 500.
Forecasts from 15 analysts suggest that SBA Communications Corporation might fall somewhat (-6.59%).
The market sectors were mixed Wednesday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Utilities saw the biggest increase of the day (1.33%), while the Energy sector saw the biggest drop (-1.44%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain of 23.77%.
Energy and Financials saw turn-arounds from their five day positive performances with Energy dropping -1.44%.
- Utilities, up 1.33%.
- Healthcare, up 0.51%.
- Materials, up 0.31%.
- Real Estate, up 0.26%.
- Industrials, up 0.20%.
- Consumer Staples, up 0.04%.
- Consumer Discretionary, down -0.11%.
- Communication Services, down -0.28%.
- Information Technology, down -0.58%.
- Financials, down -0.95%.
- Energy, down -1.44%.
SBA Communications Corporation Info
SBA Communications Corporation is a first choice provider and leading owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure in North, Central, and South America. By “Building Better Wireless,” SBA generates revenue from two primary businesses – site leasing and site development services. The primary focus of the Company is the leasing of antenna space on its multi-tenant communication sites to a variety of wireless service providers under long-term lease contracts.
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(1) The Altman Z-Score calculation was first published in 1968 by Edward I. Altman, and is used for predicting the probability that a firm will go into bankruptcy within two years. An Altman Z-Score below 1.8 (Remember that SBA Communications Corporation’s score is 0.69) is the trigger to be alert for this situation. Some analysts believe this score is less relevant for some companies, in particular companies operating to accumulate users that may run at huge losses to scale up.
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