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Mothercare plc (LON:MTC) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the eight brokerages that are covering the company, Analyst Ratings Net reports. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation and one has issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 195.50 ($3.28).

Mothercare plc (LON:MTC) traded up 2.43% on Tuesday, hitting GBX 242.00. The stock had a trading volume of 44,850 shares. Mothercare plc has a one year low of GBX 135.912 and a one year high of GBX 450.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 251.3 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 218.8. The company’s market cap is £214.8 million.

MTC has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Liberum Capital reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Mothercare plc in a research note on Monday, August 4th. They now have a GBX 160 ($2.68) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald Europe reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Mothercare plc in a research note on Monday, July 28th. They now have a GBX 114 ($1.91) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd reiterated a “reduce” rating on shares of Mothercare plc in a research note on Thursday, July 17th. They now have a GBX 150 ($2.52) price target on the stock.

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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