Cardtronics PLC (NASDAQ:CATM) – Stock analysts at William Blair lowered their Q1 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Cardtronics in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. William Blair analyst R. Napoli now expects that the business services provider will post earnings per share of $0.14 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.46. William Blair has a “Market Perform” rating on the stock. William Blair also issued estimates for Cardtronics’ Q2 2018 earnings at $0.28 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.45 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.26 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $1.14 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $1.22 EPS.
Cardtronics (NASDAQ:CATM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. The business services provider reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.18. The company had revenue of $363.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $340.23 million. Cardtronics had a negative net margin of 9.64% and a positive return on equity of 29.93%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.79 earnings per share.
Cardtronics (NASDAQ:CATM) opened at $23.14 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $1,097.60, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.48, a PEG ratio of 1.81 and a beta of 0.88. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.35, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a current ratio of 0.82. Cardtronics has a 1-year low of $15.80 and a 1-year high of $47.45.
In other Cardtronics news, major shareholder Hudson Executive Capital Lp acquired 322,000 shares of Cardtronics stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 21st. The shares were bought at an average price of $23.32 per share, with a total value of $7,509,040.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Insiders own 1.20% of the company’s stock.
Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in shares of Cardtronics by 2.5% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,753,980 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $106,562,000 after purchasing an additional 139,686 shares during the last quarter. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in Cardtronics by 4.6% during the third quarter. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,358,071 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $54,259,000 after acquiring an additional 102,986 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in Cardtronics by 8.2% during the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,336,328 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $30,750,000 after acquiring an additional 101,333 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp boosted its position in Cardtronics by 9.1% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,254,003 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $41,206,000 after acquiring an additional 104,252 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its position in Cardtronics by 60.7% during the fourth quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,105,741 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $20,478,000 after acquiring an additional 417,725 shares during the last quarter. 97.26% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Cardtronics plc, formerly Cardtronics, Inc, provides automated consumer financial services through its network of automated teller machines (ATMS) and multi-function financial services kiosks. The Company’s operations consists of its North America, Europe, and Corporate & Other segments. Its ATM operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico are included in its North America segment.
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