Brink's (NYSE:BCO) CFO Ronald James Domanico bought 3,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 8th. The stock was bought at an average price of $72.18 per share, with a total value of $252,630.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Brink's (BCO) opened at $75.95 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,834.21, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.40, a P/E/G ratio of 0.98 and a beta of 1.71. Brink's has a fifty-two week low of $47.30 and a fifty-two week high of $88.10. The company has a quick ratio of 1.21, a current ratio of 1.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.66.

Brink's (NYSE:BCO) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The business services provider reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.96 by ($0.01). Brink's had a net margin of 0.50% and a return on equity of 36.76%. The business had revenue of $903.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $851.35 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.87 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts anticipate that Brink's will post 3.76 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 8th will be paid a $0.15 dividend. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.79%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 7th. Brink's’s dividend payout ratio is presently 193.55%.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of BCO. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. raised its stake in Brink's by 231.0% in the third quarter. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. now owns 609,000 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $51,308,000 after buying an additional 425,000 shares in the last quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Brink's in the third quarter valued at $31,028,000. DSAM Partners London Ltd acquired a new stake in Brink's in the third quarter valued at $24,800,000. Neuberger Berman Group LLC acquired a new stake in Brink's in the third quarter valued at $17,917,000. Finally, FMR LLC raised its stake in Brink's by 40.5% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 653,613 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $43,792,000 after buying an additional 188,323 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 88.13% of the company’s stock.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the company. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $98.00 target price on shares of Brink's in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Sidoti assumed coverage on Brink's in a report on Friday, October 20th. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Brink's from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 19th. Imperial Capital reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $100.00 target price (up from $86.00) on shares of Brink's in a report on Thursday, January 18th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Brink's from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $93.50.

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About Brink's

The Brink’s Company (Brink’s) is a provider of logistics and security solutions. The Company operates through nine segments: U.S., France, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Latin America, EMEA, Asia and Payment Services. The Company’s solutions include cash-in-transit (CIT), automated teller machine (ATM) replenishment and maintenance, cash management services, including vault outsourcing, money processing, and intelligent safe services, international transportation of valuables, and payment services.

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