Company shares last traded at $22.90 which is marginally lower than the 50 day moving average of $24.98 and which is well below the 200 day moving average of $30.73. The 50 day moving average was down by -8.34% whereas the 200 day average was down by -25.48%. 397K shares changed hands in the last trading session. Shares saw a steep decrease in trading volume of 6.76% under the normal average daily volume.
Short traders are feeling a little more bullish on Cardtronics plc lately as indicated by the decrease in short interest. The firm experienced a fall in short interest of -1.54% between September 29, 2017 and October 13, 2017. Short shares decreased 78,053 over that timeframe. The days to cover increased to 9.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.11% as of October 13.
A few notable investment firms have updated their holdings. LS Investment Advisors, LLC augmented its ownership by buying 618 shares an increase of 20.2% in the quarter. LS Investment Advisors, LLC controls 3,682 shares valued at $85,000. The value of the position overall is down by 15.8%. FOX RUN Management, L.l.c. expanded its investment by buying 18,800 shares an increase of 280.6% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. FOX RUN Management, L.l.c. now controls 25,500 shares with a value of $587,000. The total value of its holdings increased 166.8%.
Nationwide Fund Advisors cut its holdings by selling 12,388 shares a decrease of 22.5% as of 09/30/2017. Nationwide Fund Advisors now holds 42,589 shares worth $980,000. The value of the position overall is down by 45.8%. As of the end of the quarter Aperio Group, LLC had acquired 62 shares growing its stake by 0.5%. The value in dollars decreased from $372,000 to $262,000 decreasing 29.6% quarter over quarter.
Cardtronics plc currently has a P/E ratio of 15.80 and market capitalization is 1.05B. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $1.45 and is estimated to be $2.80 for the current year with 45,653,000 shares presently outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is expected be $0.62 with next year’s EPS anticipated to be $2.51.
Cardtronics plc, formerly Cardtronics, Inc., launched on March 11, 2016, provides automated consumer financial services through its network of automated teller machines (ATMS) and multi-function financial services kiosks. The Business’s operations consists of its North America, Europe, and Corporate & Other segments. The Business’s ATM operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico are included in its North America segment. The Business’s ATM operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Spain and i-design are included in its Europe segment. The Business’s transaction processing operations, which service its North American and European operations, along with external customers, and the Business’s corporate general and administrative functions comprise the Corporate & Other segment. As of December 31, 2016, the Company provided services to approximately 203,000 ATMs throughout the United States (including the United States territory of Puerto Rico), the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Spain, Canada and Mexico..