Cardtronics Inc. (CATM) Shares Down 3.6%
Cardtronics Inc. (NASDAQ:CATM) fell 3.6% on Friday . The stock traded as low as $45.02 and last traded at $45.75, with a volume of 206,351 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $47.44.
A number of brokerages have recently commented on CATM. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered Cardtronics from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and upped their price target for the stock from $45.00 to $50.00 in a report on Friday. Jefferies Group upped their price target on Cardtronics from $46.00 to $52.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, August 1st. Barrington Research lowered Cardtronics from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, July 29th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Cardtronics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 5th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $44.80.
The stock has a market cap of $2.07 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.80. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $44.00 and its 200-day moving average price is $38.20.
Cardtronics (NASDAQ:CATM) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.03. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.71 earnings per share. The firm had revenue of $324 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $315.48 million. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 6.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts predict that Cardtronics Inc. will post $3.25 EPS for the current year.
In other news, insider Patrick Michael Mccarthy sold 3,034 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.02, for a total value of $139,624.68. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 26,831 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,234,762.62. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, EVP Rick Updyke sold 9,182 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $47.15, for a total value of $432,931.30. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 67,050 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,161,407.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
An institutional investor recently raised its position in Cardtronics stock. US Bancorp DE boosted its stake in Cardtronics Inc. (NASDAQ:CATM) by 12.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 56,122 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 6,115 shares during the period. US Bancorp DE owned 0.12% of Cardtronics worth $1,888,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
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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