Comerica Bank lifted its stake in shares of Cardtronics PLC (NASDAQ:CATM) by 9.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 59,014 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 5,029 shares during the period. Comerica Bank owned about 0.13% of Cardtronics PLC worth $1,801,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Cardtronics PLC by 134,627.3% during the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,413,341 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $253,074,000 after buying an additional 5,409,323 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Cardtronics PLC by 13.0% during the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 5,359,006 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $250,534,000 after buying an additional 616,530 shares in the last quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC increased its holdings in shares of Cardtronics PLC by 78.0% during the first quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 1,437,553 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $67,206,000 after buying an additional 629,729 shares in the last quarter. Snyder Capital Management L P increased its holdings in shares of Cardtronics PLC by 15.6% during the first quarter. Snyder Capital Management L P now owns 1,183,006 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $55,306,000 after buying an additional 159,694 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State Street Corp increased its holdings in shares of Cardtronics PLC by 16.0% during the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,149,751 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $53,754,000 after buying an additional 158,478 shares in the last quarter.

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Several research analysts have recently issued reports on CATM shares. Bank of America Corporation lowered their price target on shares of Cardtronics PLC from $48.00 to $40.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Friday, July 7th. ValuEngine cut shares of Cardtronics PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. BidaskClub cut shares of Cardtronics PLC from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, June 23rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Cardtronics PLC from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Finally, Lake Street Capital initiated coverage on shares of Cardtronics PLC in a research note on Monday, June 19th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $46.00 price objective on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $45.40.

In other Cardtronics PLC news, EVP Phillip Pilsuh Chin sold 825 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, June 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.03, for a total value of $28,074.75. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 2,469 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $84,020.07. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 1.20% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Shares of Cardtronics PLC (NASDAQ:CATM) opened at 27.74 on Tuesday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $27.44 and a 200 day moving average of $35.96. Cardtronics PLC has a 52 week low of $24.91 and a 52 week high of $56.00. The company has a market cap of $1.27 billion, a PE ratio of 19.14 and a beta of 0.81.

Cardtronics PLC (NASDAQ:CATM) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.72 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $385.11 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $379.03 million. Cardtronics PLC had a net margin of 4.83% and a return on equity of 28.23%. The firm’s revenue was up 18.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.80 EPS. On average, analysts expect that Cardtronics PLC will post $2.84 EPS for the current year.

Cardtronics PLC Profile

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Cardtronics PLC (NASDAQ:CATM)

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