Shares of Cardtronics PLC (NASDAQ:CATM) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the ten brokerages that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $27.25.
CATM has been the subject of several analyst reports. Bank of America reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of Cardtronics in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. SunTrust Banks increased their price objective on shares of Cardtronics to $30.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 21st. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Cardtronics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 31st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Cardtronics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Finally, Wells Fargo upgraded shares of Cardtronics from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $29.00 price target for the company in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th.
In related news, major shareholder Hudson Executive Capital Lp purchased 322,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 21st. The stock was bought at an average price of $23.32 per share, for a total transaction of $7,509,040.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Joseph Bradley Nolan purchased 5,725 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 7th. The shares were bought at an average price of $26.16 per share, with a total value of $149,766.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Company insiders own 1.20% of the company’s stock.
Shares of CATM stock opened at $25.01 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.35, a current ratio of 0.82 and a quick ratio of 0.79. The company has a market cap of $1,216.73, a PE ratio of -7.86, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.03 and a beta of 0.92. Cardtronics has a one year low of $15.80 and a one year high of $46.95.
Cardtronics (NASDAQ:CATM) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 20th. The business services provider reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.18. The firm had revenue of $363.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.79 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Cardtronics will post 1.19 earnings per share for the current year.
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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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