Cardtronics Inc. (CATM) Sets New 12-Month High at $41.24
Cardtronics Inc. (NASDAQ:CATM)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $41.24 and last traded at $40.98, with a volume of 151,891 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $40.11.
A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on CATM shares. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price target (up previously from $38.00) on shares of Cardtronics in a research report on Friday, March 18th. Zacks Investment Research raised Cardtronics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 5th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $41.50.
The company has a market cap of $1.81 billion and a P/E ratio of 27.11. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $39.40 and its 200 day moving average price is $35.56.
Cardtronics (NASDAQ:CATM) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported $0.68 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $303.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $293.40 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.64 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect that Cardtronics Inc. will post $3.13 EPS for the current year.
In other Cardtronics news, insider Patrick Michael Mccarthy sold 3,033 shares of Cardtronics stock in a transaction on Monday, May 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $38.47, for a total value of $116,679.51. Following the sale, the insider now owns 29,865 shares in the company, valued at $1,148,906.55. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Gerardo Garcia sold 8,588 shares of Cardtronics stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $38.37, for a total value of $329,521.56. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 27,549 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,057,055.13. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
A number of large investors have bought and sold shares of the stock. Russell Frank Co increased its stake in Cardtronics by 10.1% in the fourth quarter. Russell Frank Co now owns 142,951 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,851,000 after buying an additional 13,107 shares in the last quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System increased its stake in Cardtronics by 2.4% in the fourth quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 44,964 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,513,000 after buying an additional 1,059 shares in the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its stake in Cardtronics by 12.8% in the fourth quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 56,439 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,899,000 after buying an additional 6,408 shares in the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers increased its stake in Cardtronics by 8.1% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 60,114 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,023,000 after buying an additional 4,500 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Comerica Bank increased its stake in Cardtronics by 1.7% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 47,928 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,572,000 after buying an additional 818 shares in the last quarter.
Cardtronics, Inc is a provider of automated consumer financial services. The Company provides these services through its network of automated teller machines (ATMs) and multi-function financial services kiosks. The Company’s operations consisted of its North America and Europe segments. Its North America segment includes operations in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico.
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