Brink’s Company (The) (NYSE:BCO) insider Douglas A. Pertz acquired 6,570 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 2nd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $76.18 per share, with a total value of $500,502.60. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

Douglas A. Pertz also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, October 30th, Douglas A. Pertz acquired 1,300 shares of Brink’s Company (The) stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $77.00 per share, with a total value of $100,100.00.
  • On Thursday, October 26th, Douglas A. Pertz acquired 1,280 shares of Brink’s Company (The) stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $78.00 per share, with a total value of $99,840.00.

Brink’s Company (The) (NYSE:BCO) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The business services provider reported $0.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.08. Brink’s Company (The) had a return on equity of 35.15% and a net margin of 2.51%. The firm had revenue of $849.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $841.57 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.64 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 12.4% on a year-over-year basis.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Investors of record on Monday, November 13th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 10th. Brink’s Company (The)’s dividend payout ratio is currently 37.97%.

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Several brokerages recently weighed in on BCO. Sidoti began coverage on Brink’s Company (The) in a report on Friday, October 20th. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $98.00 price objective on shares of Brink’s Company (The) in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Zacks Investment Research raised Brink’s Company (The) from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $97.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. ValuEngine lowered Brink’s Company (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Imperial Capital raised Brink’s Company (The) from an “in-line” rating to an “outperform” rating and lifted their target price for the company from $72.00 to $86.00 in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $93.67.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in shares of Brink’s Company (The) by 5.2% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,728,372 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $383,801,000 after purchasing an additional 280,668 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in shares of Brink’s Company (The) by 7.3% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 5,306,384 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $355,528,000 after purchasing an additional 360,947 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its position in shares of Brink’s Company (The) by 13.7% during the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,384,776 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $92,781,000 after purchasing an additional 167,358 shares in the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. grew its position in shares of Brink’s Company (The) by 4.5% during the third quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 1,178,614 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $99,298,000 after purchasing an additional 51,181 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State Street Corp grew its holdings in Brink’s Company (The) by 1.0% during the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,144,733 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $76,699,000 after buying an additional 10,783 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 90.53% of the company’s stock.

Brink’s Company (The) Company Profile

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.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Brink`s Company (The) (NYSE:BCO)

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