California Public Employees Retirement System maintained its stake in shares of Atento S.A. (NYSE:ATTO) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 14,800 shares of the business services provider’s stock at the close of the second quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Atento were worth $165,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Royce & Associates LP lifted its stake in Atento by 5.7% during the 2nd quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 722,601 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $8,057,000 after acquiring an additional 38,700 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley increased its position in shares of Atento by 51.8% during the 1st quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 172,731 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,580,000 after purchasing an additional 58,924 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its position in shares of Atento by 26.3% during the 2nd quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 540,844 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $6,030,000 after purchasing an additional 112,564 shares during the last quarter. Newfoundland Capital Management increased its position in shares of Atento by 4.1% during the 2nd quarter. Newfoundland Capital Management now owns 1,689,408 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $18,837,000 after purchasing an additional 66,528 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Spark Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Atento during the 2nd quarter valued at $611,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 94.68% of the company’s stock.
Several brokerages have recently issued reports on ATTO. Barrington Research raised their target price on Atento from $14.00 to $16.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, August 21st. BidaskClub lowered Atento from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, September 30th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Atento in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Atento from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Atento from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.50.
The company also recently disclosed an annual dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 28th. Investors of record on Friday, November 10th were issued a $0.338 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 9th. Atento’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 242.86%.
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Atento SA is a provider of customer-relationship management and business-process outsourcing (CRM BPO) services and solutions in Latin America. The Company offers a portfolio of CRM BPO services, including customer care, sales, collections, back office and technical support. The Company operates through three segments: EMEA, Americas and Brazil.
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