Were Analysts Bearish The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) This Week?

February 15, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

 Were Analysts Bearish The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) This Week?
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.51, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. It worsened, 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.
Virginia Retirement System Et Al holds 15,000 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Morgan Stanley has 0.02% invested in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). Moreover, Smith Graham & Invest L P has 0.75% invested in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). 255,511 were accumulated by Fincl Bank Of Ny Mellon Corp. Nationwide Fund Advsr holds 110,629 shares. Envestnet Asset Management holds 0% in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) or 1,902 shares. Magnetar reported 3,019 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Vanguard owns 2.49 million shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). Eulav Asset stated it has 0.04% in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). Old Mutual Glob Invsts (Uk) Ltd accumulated 451,409 shares. Bowling Port Mngmt Ltd Liability invested 0.23% of its portfolio in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). Etrade Cap Management Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). Metropolitan Life Insur Ny reported 11,391 shares. Oberweis Asset Management Incorporated stated it has 84,503 shares or 2.78% of all its holdings.

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 stock of The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) earned “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Friday, December 4. The stock of The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) earned “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, January 18. The stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Sunday, September 10. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Friday, November 17 by BMO Capital Markets. Telsey Advisory Group maintained the shares of PLCE in report on Wednesday, December 9 with “Market Perform” rating. The rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray to “Overweight” on Thursday, March 17. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, January 11 by Morgan Stanley. Mizuho maintained The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) rating on Thursday, November 17. Mizuho has “Buy” rating and $105 target. As per Friday, January 15, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, May 4 by Oppenheimer. 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.

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