Analysts at Maxim Group started coverage on shares of ATN International (NASDAQ:ATNI) in a report released on Sunday. The firm set a “hold” rating and a $82.02 price target on the technology company’s stock. Maxim Group’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 5.61% from the stock’s previous close.

Several other equities research analysts also recently commented on ATNI. Zacks Investment Research raised ATN International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $81.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 9th. BidaskClub downgraded ATN International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, December 1st. Finally, ValuEngine raised ATN International from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 24th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $69.40.

Shares of NASDAQ ATNI traded down $1.63 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $77.66. The company had a trading volume of 66,750 shares, compared to its average volume of 62,114. The company has a market cap of $1.24 billion, a PE ratio of 35.62 and a beta of 0.27. The company has a current ratio of 1.62, a quick ratio of 1.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11. ATN International has a 1-year low of $49.34 and a 1-year high of $88.78.

ATN International (NASDAQ:ATNI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 24th. The technology company reported $1.06 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $1.13. The company had revenue of $121.14 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $110.06 million. ATN International had a return on equity of 3.68% and a net margin of 13.78%. As a group, sell-side analysts predict that ATN International will post 0.21 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other ATN International news, CFO Justin D. Benincasa sold 5,458 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $83.05, for a total transaction of $453,286.90. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 52,748 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,380,721.40. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 32.80% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in ATN International during the 2nd quarter valued at $133,000. Advisor Partners LLC acquired a new stake in ATN International during the 3rd quarter valued at $268,000. Acadian Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in ATN International during the 3rd quarter valued at $320,000. Alps Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in ATN International during the 2nd quarter valued at $475,000. Finally, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in ATN International by 61.0% during the 3rd quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC now owns 7,655 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $566,000 after purchasing an additional 2,901 shares during the last quarter. 65.57% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

ATN International Company Profile

ATN International, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides wireless and wireline telecommunications services in North America, Bermuda, and the Caribbean. It operates through U.S. Telecom, International Telecom, and Renewable Energy segments. The company offers wholesale wireless voice and data roaming services; wireline local telephone and data, video, and long-distance voice services; and facilities-based integrated voice and data communications, and wholesale transport services to enterprise and residential customers.

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