Wincor Nixdorf holds steady on annual net sales — with some rebalancing

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Hardware and banking sales sagged, but increases in retail and software earnings took up the slack, CEO Eckard Heidloff said in the company's annual press conference.

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Q3 a win (mostly) for ATM industry heavyweights

IADs Cardtronics and Euronet churned out double-digit revenue increases; Diebold continued its turnaround; NCR grew revenues, but missed expectations.

'Solid': NCR and Diebold report positive Q2 revenues

In separate earnings calls, CEOs of both NCR and Diebold chose the same term to describe their quarterly revenues, up 8 and 3.7 percent respectively.

Cardtronics continues its upward course through Q2

With profits up 25 percent year-over-year, Cardtronics is looking like a company with plenty of blue sky ahead.

Diebold, NCR Q1 earnings hit the mark but disappoint the market

Results were 'close enough for horseshoes and hand grenades,' but Wall Street wanted more from both ATM brands.

NCR posts strong Q4, forecasts further growth in 2014

An increase of 26 percent in ATM orders for Q4 2013 generates 'some good momentum' going into 2014.

For NCR, a hit and a miss in Q3

Third quarter news was mostly good for NCR, but the U.S. hardware market hurt its financial services business.

ATM operator Cardtronics is red-hot and on a roll

The company lights up Q2 earnings and looks to heat up the independent ATM market in Europe. 

Diebold struggles to realize its potential

Company reports Q2 losses, revises guidance downward, restates confidence in a turnaround.

NCR chalks up 9% growth; expects US ATM sales to 'circle back' in Q4

US a drag on financial services revenues in Q2; Nuti is confident they'll 'circle back' in Q4.

Emerging markets buoy Wincor fortunes

Europe's ATM giant raises its fiscal year forecast in response to higher-than-expected revenues.

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NEWS


NCR preps investors for disappointing Q3 results, lowers full-year 2014 guidance

Financial services remain a bright spot, but worsening market conditions in retail have prompted the company to dial back its earnings forecast.

Cardtronics wraps up purchase of Welch ATM

The deal brings approximately 7,350 company-owned and 19,000 merchant-owned ATMs to Cardtronics, expanding the company's global portfolio to 111,150 units.

FIS to acquire Clear2Pay for $484M

The purchase will bolster FIS’ global payments capabilities and enhance its abilities to deliver differentiated enterprise payments solutions, the company said.

Wincor Nixdorf cuts earnings forecast, cites sagging markets

The company expects flat earnings year over year, but still expects EBITA to grow on sale of Singapore facility.

Cardtronics to purchase Welch ATM for $160M

The combined company will boast a global portfolio of 109,600 ATMs, including 92,500 retail ATMs in the United States.

Diebold to acquire EPP expertise with purchase of Cryptera

Diebold Inc. today announced an agreement to acquire Copenhagen, Denmark-based Cryptera A/S, specialists in secure payment technology — particularly encrypting PIN pads. As a top supplier of PIN pads for ATMs, petrol pumps, self-service and self-checkout devices, Cryptera will help...

Diebold names new CFO

Diebold Inc. has announced the decision to elevate interim principal financial officer Christopher A. Chapman to the position of CFO.

Vantiv to acquire Mercury Payment Systems

Vantiv Inc., a provider of payment processing services and related technologies, has agreed to acquire Mercury Payment Systems LLC for $1.65 billion. Mercury payment technology solutions are embedded into point-of-sale software applications; the company is majority-owned by technology investing firm...

Wincor first half earnings mixed; full-year outlook confirmed

Wincor Nixdorf AG finished out the first six months of its fiscal year 2013/2014 with a decline in net sales and growth in operating profit. Net sales fell by 3 percent to €1,230 million/$1.70 billion (previous year: €1,266 million/$1.75 billion). Operating profit rose by 3 percent to €68 million/$94 million (€66 million/$91 million).

Fiserv reports strong Q1 results, reaffirms outlook

Fiserv Inc. reported financial results for the first quarter of 2014 last week with increases across the board. "Our strong results in the quarter included 8 percent internal revenue growth in the Payments segment, and excellent operating performance across the company," said Fiserv president and CEO Jeffery Yabuki.

Euronet reports strong Q1 earnings

Leawood, Kan.-based Euronet Worldwide Inc., an electronic payments provider, reported first quarter 2014 financial results yesterday. And the results were positive across the board. Euronet reported the following consolidated results for Q1 2014 compared with the same period of 2013:...

NCR pursues business transformation through acquisitions

One down, one to go: Late Monday afternoon, NCR Corp. announced a definitive agreement to acquire Digital Insight Corp., a provider of online and mobile banking solutions, for $1.65 billion. At the same time, the company announced the completion of...

G4S rejects bid for its cash solutions, ATM management business

International security solutions group G4S PLC, a provider of ATM and cash management services, has "firmly rejected" an offer from Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP for its cash solutions business. In a news release, G4S said it received the non-binding, indicative and conditional offer of £1.55 billion ($2.13 billion) on Oct.

CSI reports 37th consecutive quarter of growth

Financial technology solutions provider Computer Services Inc. has continued on a path toward growth for the 37th consecutive quarter.

Diebold primed for turnaround

Diebold Inc. recently got some "big ups" on the investment research site Seeking Alpha — a positive turn for a company that's been punished by investors lately. In a lengthy commentary, frequent Seeking Alpha contributor and former investment advisor Gary...

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