Mothercare plc (LON:MTC) had its target price dropped by research analysts at Peel Hunt from GBX 275 ($3.44) to GBX 150 ($1.87) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Peel Hunt’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 34.53% from the company’s current price.

Separately, Berenberg Bank lowered their price target on shares of Mothercare plc from GBX 130 ($1.62) to GBX 100 ($1.25) and set a “sell” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 179.80 ($2.25).

Analyst Recommendations for Mothercare plc (LON:MTC)

Shares of Mothercare plc (LON:MTC) opened at 104.00 on Thursday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 177.64 million. Mothercare plc has a 12 month low of GBX 101.25 and a 12 month high of GBX 253.62. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 111.96 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 125.59.

In other news, insider Mark Newton-Jones bought 173,183 shares of Mothercare plc stock in a transaction on Friday, October 7th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 115 ($1.44) per share, for a total transaction of £199,160.45 ($248,826.15).

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Mothercare plc Company Profile

Mothercare plc is a retailer for parents and young children. The principal activity of the Company is to operate as a specialist omni-channel retailer, franchisor and wholesaler of products for mothers-to-be, babies and children under the Mothercare and Early Learning Centre brands. The Company’s operating segments include the UK business and the International business.

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