Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. bought a new stake in Cardtronics PLC (NASDAQ:CATM) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm bought 11,650 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $268,000.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its holdings in shares of Cardtronics by 106.3% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 302,469 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $9,939,000 after purchasing an additional 5,066,029 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC lifted its stake in Cardtronics by 33.3% during the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 3,634,132 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $119,417,000 after purchasing an additional 906,953 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its stake in Cardtronics by 78.8% during the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,346,200 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $44,236,000 after purchasing an additional 593,200 shares during the last quarter. PDT Partners LLC bought a new stake in Cardtronics during the second quarter worth $6,966,000. Finally, South Dakota Investment Council lifted its stake in Cardtronics by 194.5% during the second quarter. South Dakota Investment Council now owns 160,500 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $5,274,000 after purchasing an additional 106,000 shares during the last quarter.

Cardtronics PLC (NASDAQ:CATM) opened at $18.73 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $822.72, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.34, a PEG ratio of 0.57 and a beta of 0.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.64, a quick ratio of 0.78 and a current ratio of 0.82. Cardtronics PLC has a one year low of $15.80 and a one year high of $56.00.

Cardtronics (NASDAQ:CATM) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.10. Cardtronics had a positive return on equity of 29.32% and a negative net margin of 9.37%. The company had revenue of $402.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $383.97 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.98 EPS. Cardtronics’s quarterly revenue was up 22.4% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that Cardtronics PLC will post 2.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, Director Mark Rossi purchased 2,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 13th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $16.81 per share, for a total transaction of $42,025.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Dennis Lynch purchased 5,000 shares of Cardtronics stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 7th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $17.00 per share, for a total transaction of $85,000.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have purchased a total of 20,000 shares of company stock worth $343,150 over the last three months. 1.20% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

CATM has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Cardtronics from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, August 7th. William Blair downgraded shares of Cardtronics from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Monday, September 25th. Lake Street Capital downgraded shares of Cardtronics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $40.00 to $31.00 in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price objective on shares of Cardtronics in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of Cardtronics from a “c” rating to a “d” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $37.00.

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Cardtronics 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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