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Shares of Carter’s (NYSE:CRI) have received an average rating of “Buy” from the seven analysts that are covering the company, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $86.00.

In other Carter’s news, EVP Lisa Evans unloaded 21,484 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, July 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $77.88, for a total value of $1,673,173.92. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Carter’s (NYSE:CRI) opened at 75.68 on Wednesday. Carter’s has a one year low of $64.19 and a one year high of $80.02. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $71.08 and its 200-day moving average is $72.22. The company has a market cap of $4.022 billion and a P/E ratio of 26.60.

Carter’s (NYSE:CRI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $574.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $574.10 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.46 earnings per share. Carter’s’s revenue was up 10.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Carter’s will post $3.90 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms have recently commented on CRI. Analysts at Goldman Sachs reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Carter’s in a research note on Tuesday, July 22nd. Analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. initiated coverage on shares of Carter’s in a research note on Friday, June 20th. They set a “market perform” rating on the stock.

Carter’s, Inc (NYSE:CRI) is a branded marketer of apparel for babies and young children in the United States.

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