Cardtronics Inc. (NASDAQ:CATM) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.
Cardtronics Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 28.95% to $0.49 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.38 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Rose 8.31% to $207.98 million from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Cardtronics Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.49 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.42. It beat the average revenue estimate of $207.7 million.
Quoting Management: “Our second quarter was highlighted by strong adjusted earnings per share growth of 29%, which was fueled by organic revenue growth and margin expansion,” commented Steve Rathgaber, chief executive officer. “Our margin expansion is the result of continued cost synergy realization from recent acquisitions, leveraging our organic revenue growth and significant profitability improvement in our United Kingdom operations.”
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EPS increased 22.5% from $0.40 in the previous quarter.
Looking Forward: Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.48 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.76, which is the same with that ninety days ago.
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