Media coverage about Cardtronics PLC (NASDAQ:CATM) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cardtronics PLC earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.0563938268665 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Several analysts have recently commented on the company. BidaskClub cut Cardtronics PLC from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, June 23rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Cardtronics PLC from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, August 7th. Lake Street Capital assumed coverage on Cardtronics PLC in a report on Monday, June 19th. They set a “buy” rating and a $46.00 target price on the stock. William Blair cut Cardtronics PLC from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Monday, September 25th. Finally, Bank of America Corporation decreased their target price on Cardtronics PLC from $48.00 to $40.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, July 7th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $41.00.

Shares of Cardtronics PLC (CATM) traded down 0.55% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $23.44. The stock had a trading volume of 364,161 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.07 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.18 and a beta of 0.77. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $25.99 and a 200-day moving average price of $32.51. Cardtronics PLC has a one year low of $22.83 and a one year high of $56.00.

Cardtronics PLC (NASDAQ:CATM) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.72 by $0.04. Cardtronics PLC had a return on equity of 28.23% and a net margin of 4.83%. The firm had revenue of $385.11 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $379.03 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.80 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 18.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts predict that Cardtronics PLC will post $2.80 earnings per share for the current year.

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About Cardtronics PLC

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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