Are Analysts Bullish The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) After Last Week?

February 15, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

 Are Analysts Bullish The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) After Last Week?
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.51, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 30 investors sold The Children's Place, Inc. shares while 93 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 21.66 million shares or 3.10% less from 22.35 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Scopus Asset Mngmt Lp invested 0.3% of its portfolio in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). Millennium Management Ltd accumulated 0.01% or 44,694 shares. State Bank Of Ny Mellon Corp accumulated 255,511 shares. Renaissance Limited Liability accumulated 1,960 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund invested 0.02% in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). Comerica National Bank invested in 18,611 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Meeder Asset Mgmt Inc invested in 0% or 37 shares. Renaissance Grp Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.01% in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). Goldman Sachs has invested 0.02% in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). Us Financial Bank De holds 0% or 403 shares in its portfolio. Riverhead Capital Management Ltd invested in 0.01% or 1,216 shares. Usa Financial Portformulas holds 4,469 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement holds 7,100 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. State Street holds 0% of its portfolio in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) for 487,882 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE).

The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering Children’s Place (NASDAQ:PLCE), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Children’s Place had 45 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, March 14 by Wolfe Research. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Monday, January 18. Oppenheimer downgraded the shares of PLCE in report on Wednesday, May 4 to “Perform” rating. FBR Capital maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $100 target in Thursday, August 18 report. The rating was maintained by Wolfe Research with “Outperform” on Friday, November 18. Mizuho maintained the shares of PLCE in report on Thursday, January 7 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold” on Monday, January 8. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 15 by Oppenheimer. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, January 11. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform” on Friday, November 17. Below is a list of The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) latest ratings and price target changes.

02/02/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $154.0 Maintain
09/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $146.0 Maintain
08/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $157.0 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $150 Initiates Coverage On
19/12/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $130.0 Maintain
17/11/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $112 New Target: $121 Maintain
16/11/2017 Broker: Buckingham Research Rating: Buy Old Target: $139 New Target: $144 Maintain
15/11/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $127.0
10/09/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $112.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.47% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $148.45. About 59,119 shares traded. The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) has risen 44.10% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.40% the S&P500.

The ChildrenÂ’s Place, Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer. The company has market cap of $2.58 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, The ChildrenÂ’s Place U.S. and The ChildrenÂ’s Place International. It has a 21.06 P/E ratio. It sells apparel, accessories, footwear, and other items for children; and designs, contracts to manufacture, and sells merchandise under the proprietary The Children's Place, Place, and Baby Place brand names.

Another recent and important The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “What’s Happening With These Apparel Stores Stocks? — L Brands, Nordstrom …” on February 05, 2018.

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