Shift to software cuts risk for NCR

NCR CORP. $29 (New York symbol NCR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 118.6 million; Market cap: $3.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.5; No dividends paid; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.ncr.com) makes automated teller machines (ATMs), cash registers, self-serve checkouts and kiosks for theatres and arenas.
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Activists enhance the appeal of ATM makers

Both Diebold and NCR have recently attracted activist investors. That involvement should accelerate their growth plans and draw investor attention to their strong prospects.
NCR CORP. $31 (New York symbol NCR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 118.6 million; Market cap: $3.7 billion; Price-to-sales… Read More

Focus on software and services set to pay off

Slowing sales of new ATMs have hurt Diebold and NCR. However, profits should improve as they continue to expand their software and servicing businesses.

NCR CORP. $31 (New York symbol NCR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 121.8 million; Market cap: $3.8… Read More

Shift to software boosts NCR

NCR CORP. $32 (New York symbol NCR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 121.5 million; Market cap: $3.9 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.6; No dividends paid; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.ncr.com) makes automated teller machines (ATMs), cash registers, self-serve checkouts and kiosks for theatres… Read More

ATM makers gain from focus on services

Diebold and NCR continue to expand the services they offer clients. That cuts their reliance on selling new ATMs and enhances their long-term profitability.
NCR CORP. $39 (New York symbol NCR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 121.1 million; Market cap: $4.7 billion;… Read More

Updating Diebold Inc. and NCR Corp.

DIEBOLD INC. $23 (www.dieboldnixdorf.com) completed its purchase of German ATM (automated teller machine) maker Wincor Nixdorf AG in August 2016 for $1.8 billion in cash and shares. The purchase makes Diebold the world’s largest maker of ATMs, with roughly 35% of the global market. The… Read More

NCR CORP. $30

NCR CORP. $30 (New York symbol NCR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 123.9 million; Market cap: $3.7 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.6; No dividends paid; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.ncr.com) makes automated teller machines, cash registers, self-serve checkouts and kiosks for theatres and… Read More