Wall Street brokerages forecast that Atento SA (NYSE:ATTO) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $0.12 for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Atento’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.11 and the highest is $0.13. Atento reported earnings of $0.10 per share during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 20%. The firm is expected to announce its next earnings results on Monday, May 6th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Atento will report full-year earnings of $0.63 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.51 to $0.86. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of $0.66 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.60 to $0.76. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of analysts that follow Atento.
Atento (NYSE:ATTO) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, March 19th. The business services provider reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $421.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $428.02 million. Atento had a net margin of 1.04% and a return on equity of 16.56%.
Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in ATTO. Great Point Wealth Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Atento during the fourth quarter worth approximately $46,000. Marshall Wace LLP acquired a new position in shares of Atento during the third quarter worth approximately $141,000. Millennium Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Atento during the fourth quarter worth approximately $149,000. Squarepoint Ops LLC lifted its position in shares of Atento by 81.8% during the fourth quarter. Squarepoint Ops LLC now owns 53,200 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $213,000 after purchasing an additional 23,931 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Advisory Research Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Atento during the third quarter worth approximately $341,000. Institutional investors own 87.94% of the company’s stock.
Atento stock opened at $3.87 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $286.03 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.03, a PEG ratio of 0.74 and a beta of 0.59. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 1.44 and a quick ratio of 1.44. Atento has a fifty-two week low of $3.35 and a fifty-two week high of $8.45.
Atento SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides customer relationship management and business process outsourcing services and solutions in Brazil, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. It offers a range of front and back-end services, including sales, customer care, collections, back office, applications-processing, credit-management, and technical support services.
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