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

May 18, 2018 - By Nellie Hooten

The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.27, from 0.79 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 21 investors sold The Children's Place, Inc. shares while 88 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. 20.67 million shares or 4.58% less from 21.66 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Hood River Cap Limited Liability Corporation invested 0.9% in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). Arizona State Retirement Sys accumulated 29,236 shares. Meeder Asset Mgmt invested in 0% or 108 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Lc, a New York-based fund reported 42,488 shares. Kennedy Management accumulated 27,067 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Wellington Management Grp Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0% or 61,899 shares in its portfolio. C M Bidwell Assocs Ltd accumulated 0.03% or 275 shares. Arrowstreet Ltd Partnership reported 102,108 shares. Boston Advsr Ltd Liability Company invested in 0.28% or 88,385 shares. Cipher Ltd Partnership reported 0.19% in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). Financial Bank Of America Corporation De has invested 0% in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). Wedge Cap Mgmt L L P Nc, North Carolina-based fund reported 4,184 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department owns 13,824 shares. 5,130 were accumulated by Qs Ltd Llc. Piedmont Investment Advsr Llc invested 0.03% of its portfolio in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE).

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

Among 6 analysts covering Children’s Place (NASDAQ:PLCE), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Children’s Place had 9 analyst reports since December 19, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Sunday, May 13 by Oppenheimer. SunTrust maintained The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) rating on Monday, January 8. SunTrust has “Hold” rating and $157.0 target. As per Friday, February 2, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $146.0 target in Tuesday, January 9 report. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, December 19. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Friday, March 23. As per Wednesday, March 21, the company rating was upgraded by Citigroup. Below is a list of The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) latest ratings and price target changes.

13/05/2018 Broker: Oppenheimer Rating: Buy New Target: $150.0000 Upgrade
23/03/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Underperform Downgrade
21/03/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy New Target: $148.0 Upgrade
01/03/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Outperform New Target: $160 Initiates Coverage On
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

The stock decreased 7.95% or $10.975 during the last trading session, reaching $127.025. About 3.20M shares traded or 429.52% up from the average. The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) has risen 8.32% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.23% the S&P500.

The ChildrenÂ’s Place, Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer. The company has market cap of $2.09 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, The ChildrenÂ’s Place U.S. and The ChildrenÂ’s Place International. It has a 27.2 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.

More notable recent The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) news were published by: which released: “Pre-Open Movers 05/17: (WWE) (LOXO) (NTES) Higher; (JNCE) (JCP) (ACXM) Lower (more…)” on May 17, 2018, also with their article: “The Children’s Place Retail Stores’ (PLCE) CEO Jane Elfers on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on May 17, 2018, published: “22 Stocks Moving In Thursday’s Pre-Market Session” on May 17, 2018. More interesting news about The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) were released by: and their article: “Children’s Place Retail Stores down on earnings miss” published on May 17, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “Earnings Scheduled For May 17, 2018” with publication date: May 17, 2018.

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