Mothercare Given Sell Rating at Cantor Fitzgerald Europe (MTC)
Mothercare (LON:MTC)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald Europe in a report released on Monday, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. They currently have a GBX 200 ($3.28) price objective on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald Europe’s price target suggests a potential downside of 26.54% from the stock’s previous close.
Shares of Mothercare (LON:MTC) traded up 8.00% on Monday, hitting GBX 293.75. 881,561 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Mothercare has a one year low of GBX 262.75 and a one year high of GBX 494.75. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 380.3 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 409.0. The company’s market cap is £260.3 million.
A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on MTC. Analysts at Numis Securities Ltd downgraded shares of Mothercare to a “hold” rating in a research note to investors on Tuesday, January 14th. They now have a GBX 275 ($4.51) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Liberum Capital cut their price target on shares of Mothercare from GBX 300 ($4.92) to GBX 160 ($2.63) in a research note to investors on Thursday, January 9th. They now have a “sell” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Nplus1 Brewin downgraded shares of Mothercare to a “hold” rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday, January 8th. They now have a GBX 382 ($6.27) price target on the stock, down previously from GBX 450 ($7.39). Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 307.26 ($5.04).
Mothercare plc is a retailer, franchisor and wholesaler of products for mothers-to-be, babies and children under the Mothercare and Early Learning Centre brands.
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